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Wednesday 24th May 2017

Jean E. Sammet 1928-2017

Jean Sammet passed away Sunday, 21 May 2017, at the age of 88. Jean developed FORMAC, an early Computer Algebra System. She was the first chair of SIGSAM, organized the first Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Manipulation (SYMSAM, precursor of ISSAC) and also served as the first female president of ACM.

Friday 19th May 2017

CCA Issue 199 (Vol 51:1)

Issue 199 (Vol 51:1) of ACM Communications in Computer Algebra (CCA) is now available.

It can be accessed via the ACM Digital Library here. This requires an ACM DL subscription (provided with SIGSAM membership).

The issue includes an article by Albert Heinle, Wolfram Koepf, and Wolfram Sperber on Some steps to improve software information, and abstracts from the Poster Presentations at ISSAC 2016.

Tuesday 7th March 2017

ECCAD 2017

SIGSAM is happy to sponsor the 2017 East Coast Computer Algebra Day.

The event, taking place at Wolfram Research in Champaign, Illinois, will include invited speakers: James H. Davenport, Bruce Reznick, Ekaterina Shemyakova and Dan Steffy. There will also be a contributed poster session. Click here to read the Call for Participation.

Friday 24th February 2017

CCA Issue 198 (Vol 50:4)

Issue 198 (Vol 50:5) of ACM Communications in Computer Algebra (CCA) is now available.

It can be accessed via the ACM Digital Library here. This requires an ACM DL subscription (provided with SIGSAM membership).

The issue includes an articles by Andreas Maurischat on Non-free iterative differential modules, and Fei Wang on a Proof of a series solution for euler's trinomial equation; and abstracts from the Poster Presentations at ISSAC 2016.

Wednesdsay 22nd February 2017

Upcoming Conferences

SIGSAM maintains a list of Upcoming Conferences. ISSAC 2017 will take place in Kaiserslautern, Germany on 25-28 July. Other meetings include:

  • 12-16 June 2017: MEGA 2017 in Nice, France.
  • 10-19 July 2017: FoCM 2017 in Barcelona, Spain.
  • 17-21 July 2017: ACA 2017 in Jerusalem, Israel.
  • 23-24 July 2017: PASCO 2017 in Kaiserslautern, Germany.
  • 31 July - 4 August 2017: SIAM AG:17 in Atlanta, GA, USA
  • 18-22 September 2016: CASC 2017 in Beijing, China.
  • 21-24 September 2016: SYNASC 2017 in Timisoara, Romania.
Click here to view the full list. To include your meeting on these lists contact Infodir_SIGSAM@acm.org.