ATMCS2, 2nd announcement
jardine at uwo.ca
Tue Feb 24 20:08:20 PST 2004
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
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 stationparkinn.ca. 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 http://jdc.math.uwo.ca/hotels.php. 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 http://www.uwo.ca/hfs/cs/.
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 http://www.math.uwo.ca/~jardine/at-csII.html.
The organizers for this meeting are:
Gunnar Carlsson: gunnar at math.stanford.edu
Rick Jardine: jardine at uwo.ca
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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