SIGSAM is the ACM Special Interest Group on Symbolic and Algebraic Manipulation. SIGSAM is the largest international organization supporting and promoting research in computer algebra and symbolic computation and its applications. We publish the ACM Communications in Computer Algebra and regularly sponsor the International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation (ISSAC).

SIGSAM Elected Officers

The currently elected SIGSAM officers are

The SIGSAM officers maintain a private mailing list (SIGSAM_OFFICERS@listserv.acm.org), open only to the SIGSAM Executive Committee. Web access is available here.   

Other Executive Committee Members

Web Development and Administration

  • Matthew England, University of Bath, UK
  • John P. May, Maplesoft, Waterloo, Canada
  • Daniel S. Roche, University of Waterloo, Canada

SIGSAM Advisory Board

The Advisory Board advises the Chair on matters of interest to SIGSAM. It consists of the officers, the Past Chair, the newsletter Editor(s) and up to ten Members at Large elected by ballot by the members of SIGSAM at the Annual General Meeting.

Advisory Board Members At Large

Gene Cooperman (2005-2008) Laureano Gonzalez-Vega (2005-2008)
Jürgen Gerhard (2005-2008) Alexander Hulpke (2005-2008)
George Labahn (2005-2008) Ziming Li (2005-2008)
William Turner (2005-2008) Joachim von zur Gathen (2006-2009)
Jean-Guillaume Dumas (2007-2010) Michael Monagan (2007-2010)



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