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Sunday 6th November 2016

CCA Issue 197 (Vol 50:3)

Issue 197 (Vol 50:3) of ACM Communications in Computer Algebra (CCA) is now available.

It can be accessed via the ACM Digital Library here. This requires an ACM DL subscription (provided with SIGSAM membership).

The issue includes an article by Fritz Schwartz on Decomposing and solving quasilinear second-order differential equations; and the abstracts from the Software Demonstrations at ISSAC 2016.

Monday 26th September 2016

Job Opportunity

The Technical University of Berlin has an opening for a three year postdoc position, based in the Berlin Mathematical School. The candidate should have already done successful research in one of: complexity theory, applied algebraic geometry, complexity or accuracy of numerical algorithms.

Click here for further details.

Friday 23rd September 2016

Job Opportunity

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Eindhoven University of Technology invites applications for a Tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Applied Algebra and Geometry.

Depending on the candidate’s experience, a higher-level entry may be considered. Click here for further details.

Wednesday 21st September 2016

2017 SIAM AG Early Career Prize

Nominations are now being accepted for the inaugural SIAG/Algebraic Geometry Early Career Prize.

The prize is awarded every two years to one outstanding early career researcher in the field of algebraic geometry and its applications. For further details including the eligibility criteria see the award page.

Saturday 27th August 2016

CCA Issue 196

Issue 196 of ACM Communications in Computer Algebra (CCA) is now available.

It can be accessed via the ACM Digital Library here. This requires an ACM DL subscription (provided with SIGSAM membership).

The issue includes an article by Aude Maignan and Tony C. Scott on the Generalized Lambert W function and abstracts from the recent Computer Algebra conference in Moscow.

Thursday 4th August 2016

Jonathan Borwein 1951-2016

We are sorry to report that Jonathan Borwein, Laureate Professor of Mathematics and Director of the Centre for Computer-assisted Mathematical Research and Applications (CARMA) at the University of Newcastle, Australia, has passed away at the age of 65.

Prof. Borwein was widely recognized as one of the world’s foremost practitioners of Experimental Mathematics. He also worked in pure mathematics, applied mathematics, optimization theory, computer science and mathematical finance.

Please see the obituaries by the Canadian Mathematical Society and his long-time collaborator David Bailey.

Friday 22nd July 2016

ISSAC 2016 Awards

The following awards were sponsored by ACM SIGSAM and presented at the ISSAC 2016 banquet last night.

  • Distinguished Paper Award: Pierre Lairez and Tristan Vaccon - On p-adic differential equations with separation of variables
  • Distinguished Student Author Award: Yi Zhang - Contraction of Ore Ideals with Applications
  • Distinguished Student Author Award: Matias Bender - Contraction of Ore Ideals with Applications
See the ISSAC Awards page for more details.

Thursday 21st July 2016

ISSAC 2016 Proceedings

ISSAC 2016 is currently taking place at Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

For those not in Waterloo, the proceedings can be found in the ACM Digital Library and contain all papers presented at the conference. The extended abstracts for poster presentations and software demonstrations will appear in a later issue of Communications in Computer Algebra.

Wednesday 1st June 2016

Upcoming Events in Ontario

ISSAC 2016 takes place this year at Wilfrid Laurier University Canada. Registration is now open. Several workshops are being organised in Ontario to coincide with the event.

SIGSAM maintains a list of Upcoming Conferences. To include your meeting contact Infodir_SIGSAM@acm.org.

Wednesday 27th April 2016

CCA Issue 195

Issue 195 of ACM Communications in Computer Algebra (CCA) is now available.

It can be accessed via the ACM Digital Library here. This requires an ACM DL subscription (provided with SIGSAM membership).

The issue includes an articles by: Delgado and García-Sánchez on a GAP package for numerical semigroups; and Lecerf and Saadé on Kantorovich's Theorem.

Monday 11th April 2016

Upcoming Conferences

SIGSAM maintains a list of Upcoming Conferences. ISSAC 2016 will take place in Waterloo, Canada on 19-22 July. Other meetings include:

  • 27-29 June 2016: ADG 2016 in Strasbourg, France.
  • 11-14 July 2016: ICMS 2016 in Berlin, Germany.
  • 25-29 July 2016: CICM 2016 in in Bialystok, Poland.
  • 1-4 August 2016: ACA 2016 in Kassel, Germany.
  • 19-23 September 2016: CASC 2016 in Bucharest, Romania.
  • 24-27 September 2016: SYNASC 2016 in Timisoara, Romania.
Click here to view the full list. To include your meeting on these lists contact Infodir_SIGSAM@acm.org.

Sunday 13th March 2016

New CCA Editor

A new editor for ACM Communications in Computer Algebra (CCA) has been appointed. Wen-shin Lee from The University of Antwerpen, Belgium, has been appointed to the role.

CCA is published 4 times a year and includes a mixture of formally reviewed articles and announcements of interest to the SIGSAM community. It is published digitally through the ACM Digital Library and all SIGSAM members receive a print copy.

Saturday 9th January 2016

CCA Issue 194

Issue 194 of ACM Communications in Computer Algebra (CCA) is now available.

It won't appear on the digital library for a few weeks but SIGSAM members with an ACM web account can download the pdfs now from our CCA archive.

The issue includes abstracts for the software demonstrations presented at ISSAC 2016.