MSRI workshop: Math. Foundation of Geometric Algorithms

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Mon Jun 23 16:07:17 PDT 2003


        Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
                       October 13-17, 2003

As you may already know, the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in
Berkeley is organizing a half-year program on Discrete and Computational
Geometry for the Fall of 2003.  The program will extend from August 11 to
December 19, and will include several workshops, a weekly research
colloquium, and a postdoc seminar, with the participation of a number of
senior long-term visitors as well as many visitors for shorter periods.
One of the major activities of the semester will be a workshop on 
the Mathematical Foundation of Geometric Algorithms, which is 
scheduled to take place from Monday, October 13, through Friday, 
October 17, 2003.  It features invited and contributed talks. The
invited speakers include

Pankaj Agarwal (Duke)
Nina Amenta (Davis)
Timothy Chan (Waterloo)
Bernard Chazelle (Princeton)
Otfried Cheong (Eindhoven)
Herbert Edelsbrunner (Duke)
Bernd Gaertner (ETH Zurich)
Leo Guibas (Stanford)
Dan Halperin (Tel Aviv)
Sariel Har-Peled (Urbana-Champaign)
Patrice Koehl (Stanford) 
Vladlen Koltun (Berkeley)
Joe Mitchell (Stony Brook)
David Mount (Maryland)
Marie-Francoise Roy (Rennes)
Jonathan Schewchuk (Berkeley)
Shakhar Smorodinsky (Berkeley)
Jack Snoeyink (North Carolina)
Subhash Suri (Santa Barbara)
Kasturi Varadarajan (Iowa)
Santosh Vempala (MIT)
Uli Wagner (Berkeley)

For more information about the semester program and the workshop, 
please go to the MSRI Web site ( and click 
on Programs / Workshops.
People that are interested in attending the workshop should register
for it (via the MSRI site) as soon as possible, especially if they are
seeking financial assistance (of which some limited amount will be
Workshop Organizing Committee:
Pankaj Agarwal
Herbert Edelsbrunner
Micha Sharir
Emo Welzl

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