Friday, May 23, 2008

Out reviewed

Yes! I just submitted my last review for CCCG. After being in three pc's since March I'm done with all reviews! I reviewed (not counting papers I gave to subrefs) roughly 60 papers for SWAT, ESA and CCCG. Finally I can get back to a normal life, doing research, reviewing journal papers and taking looong coffee breaks!

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Sydney theory day: the photo

Many thanks to all our speakers and all participants for making the sydney theory day a very enjoyable event.

(The photo above has about half of the workshop's participants)

Thursday, May 8, 2008

Sydney theory day - May 14

The sydney theory day is wednesday next week. Call for participation follows.

Theoretical computer science day in Sydney
Wednesday May 14, 2008

Darlington centre, University of Sydney


The theoretical computer science day will take place in Sydney on May 14, 2008. The aim of this one-day event is to bring together researchers interested in all aspects of theoretical computer science, and discuss current trends and problems in the field, as well as future directions. The EII Network and the organizing committee would like to invite researchers in theoretical computer science to participate in this event. If you are interested in participating, please register as soon as possible through the registration webpage. Registration is open to everyone and is free.

More information is available on the theory day webpages including information about the
invited presentations, the location and registration.

The program of the theory day is as follows:

9:30-10:00 Morning coffee/tea
10:00-11:00 Sartaj Sahni University of Florida
11:00-11:30 break (refreshments)
11:30-12:30 Pat Morin, Carleton University
12:30-13:30 Lunch break (lunch provided)
13:30-14:30 Peter Bro Miltersen, University of Aarhus
14:30-15:00 break (refreshments)
15:00-15:45 Rob van Glabbeek, NICTA Kensington and UNSW
16:00-16:45 Tony Wirth, University of Melbourne
16:45-17:30 refreshments

The meeting is sponsored by the EII Network, University of Sydney and NICTA.
For any questions please contact the organizers.

Joachim Gudmundsson, NICTA,
Taso Viglas, University of Sydney,
Tony Wirth, University of Melbourne,

Tarjan's 60th birthday

A workshop organised at DIMACS for Bob Tarjan's 60th birthday.

Monday, May 5, 2008

SWAT 2008 - Call for participation

Here's the call for participation for SWAT 2008. Gothenburg is a very exciting place in early July with almost 20 hours of sunlight. More information about Gothenburgh can be found here.

Call for Participation
11th Scandinavian Workshop on Algorithm Theory (SWAT)
July 2-4, 2008
Gothenburg, Sweden

The registration is open.
Early registartion deadline: May 31, 2008.

SWAT is a biennial international conference intended as a forum for
researchers in the area of design and analysis of algorithms and data
structures including approximation algorithms, computational biology,
computational geometry, distributed algorithms, external-memory algorithms,
graph algorithms, online algorithms, optimization algorithms, parallel
algorithms, randomized algorithms, string algorithms, algorithmic game
theory and more.


Michael Mitzenmacher, Harvard University
Title: A Survey of Results for Deletion Channels and Related
Synchronization Channels
Vijay V. Vazirani, Georgia Institute of Technology
Title: Nash Bargaining via Flexible Budget Markets