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Saturday 28th July 2018

CCA Issue 203 (Vol 52:1)

Issue 203 (Vol 52:1) 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 contains an article by R. Corless and J. Jankowski entitled Revisiting the discharge time of a cylindrical leaking bucket: or, "one does not simply call dsolve into mordor"; and another by G.A.G. Combariza entitled A few conjectures about the multiple zeta values.

Sunday 22nd July 2018

Jenks Prize Awarded

The 2017 Richard D. Jenks Memorial Prize was awarded to Stephen Wolfram for Wolfram|Alpha and Mathematica. The plaque was presented in person at the ISSAC 2018 banquet in New York on 18th July 2018.

Thursday 19th July 2018

ISSAC 2018 Awards

The following awards were sponsored by ACM SIGSAM and presented at ISSAC 2018.

  • Distinguished Paper Award: Gilles Villard - On computing the resultant of generic bivariate polynomials.
  • Distinguished Student Author Award: Joseph Haraldson - Computing Nearby Non-trivial Smith Forms
See the ISSAC Awards page for more details.

Monday 16th July 2018

ISSAC 2018 Proceedings

ISSAC 2018 is taking place this week in New York City, USA.

The proceedings are available to download for all SIGSAM Members from the ACM Digital Library here: https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3208976.

Tuesday 5th June 2018

ISSAC 2018 Program

ISSAC 2018 will take place in New York City, USA on 16-19 July. The program includes 47 accepted papers (full list here); invited talks from Micha Sharir, Andrew Sommese and Thomas Sturm (abstracts here); and tutorials from Shivkumar Chandrasekaran, Steve Linton, and Daniel Roche (abstracts here). Registration is now open.

Friday 30th March 2018

CCA Issue 202 (Vol 51:4)

Issue 202 (Vol 51:4) 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 contains abstracts from the Second Conference on Computer Algebra in Moscow; the announcement of the 2017 Jenks Prize and other symbolic computation news.

Friday 23rd March 2018

Upcoming Conferences

SIGSAM maintains a list of Upcoming Conferences. ISSAC 2018 will take place in New York City, USA on 16-19 July. Other meetings include:

  • 18-22 June 2018: ACA 2018 in Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
  • 24-27 July 2018: ICMS 2018 in South Bend, Indiana, USA.
  • 17-21 September 2018: CASC 2018 in Lille, France.
  • 20-23 September 2018: SYNASC 2018 in Timisoara, Romania.
Click here to view the full list. To include your meeting on these lists contact Infodir_SIGSAM@acm.org.

Sunday 14th January 2018

Bobby Caviness 1940-2018

Bobby F. Caviness, pioneering researcher in symbolic computation and former SIGSAM Chair, has passed away at the age of 77.

An obitury written by Erich Kaltofen and Dave Saunders is available here.

Friday 5th January 2018

CCA Issue 201 (Vol 51:3)

Issue 201 (Vol 51:3) 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 contains the abstracts of Software Demonstrations at ISSAC 2017 which included computing Galois groups of polynomials in Magma; the new Polyhedra library for working with integer points of polyhedral sets in Maple; a CUDA library for modular polynomial computation; and the latest version of the CoCoA system.