ATMCS2, 2nd announcement

Rick Jardine jardine at
Tue Feb 24 20:08:20 PST 2004

Second Announcement:

      Algebraic Topological Methods in Computer Science, II

Department of Mathematics
University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario, Canada

July 16-20, 2004

The main areas to be covered by this conference include computational 
geometry and topology, networks and concurrency theory. The meeting will 
consist of twenty invited lectures, with additional sessions for shorter 

The following mathematical scientists have agreed to speak:

Saugata Basu (Georgia Tech)
Herbert Edelsbrunner (CS, Duke)
Robin Forman (Rice)
Eric Goubault (Commissariat a l'Energie
Atomique, France)
Maurice Herlihy (CS, Brown)
Kathryn Hess (Lausanne)
Michael Joswig (Berlin)
Robert Kotiuga (Boston Univ.)
Dmitry Kozlov (KTH)
Reinhard Laubenbacher (Virginia Bioinformatics Institute)
Martin Raussen (Aalborg)
Vin de Silva (Stanford)
Rade Zivaljevic (Belgrade)
Afra Zomorodian (Stanford)

All main lectures will be held in Room 110 of Middlesex College.

There will be a session for contributed talks. Participants who would 
like to speak in this session should send a title and abstract for their 
lecture to one of the organizers. The contributed talks will be 20-30 
minutes in length, as time permits.

Middlesex College is the unique building on the campus of the University 
of Western Ontario having a clock tower, and houses the departments of 
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Computer Science.

Housing: A block of rooms has been reserved for conference participants 
at the Station Park Hotel (242 Pall Mall Street, London, Ontario, 
Canada). Participants will be making their own reservations, by calling 
800-561-4574 or 519-642-4444 or by sending e-mail to 
hotel at The rate for participants is $105.00 CDN per 
night - and the group booking name is the conference title: "Algebraic 
Topological Methods in Computer Science II".

For alternative housing arrangements, see Dan Christensen's housing web 
page  This page also contains links 
to travel directions and restaurant listings.

The University of Western Ontario runs a bed and breakfast operation in 
Essex Hall (a residence on campus) during the summer months. The cost is 
between $29.00 and $43.00 CDN per night, and there is high speed 
internet access in the rooms. You can find further information and make 
reservations online at

This conference has been funded by grants from the National Science 
Foundation and the Fields Institute. Limited financial support may be 
available for conference participants, especially for grad students and 

All further conference announcements and information will be available 
at the web page

The organizers for this meeting are:

Gunnar Carlsson: gunnar at
Rick Jardine: jardine at

We ask that you advise one of us if you intend to come to the meeting. 
Please also indicate whether or not you require financial support in 
order to attend.

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