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Algorithm Engineering and Experiments (ALENEX18), Analytic Algorithmics and Combinatorics (ANALCO18), and the Simplicity in Algorithms Workshop will take place at the same location, and will hold sessions during the SODA conference.

SODA is jointly sponsored by the ACM Special Interest Group on Algorithms and Computation Theory and the SIAM Activity Group on Discrete Mathematics.

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Program Committee Chair

Artur Czumaj, University of Warwick, United Kingdom

Program Committee

Vladimir Braverman, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Niv Buchbinder, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Amin Coja-Oghlan, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
Martin Dietzfelbinger, TU Ilmenau, Germany
Ioana Dumitriu, University of Washington, USA
Matthias Englert, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Kousha Etessami, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Fedor V. Fomin, University of Bergen, Norway
Mohsen Ghaffari, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Fabrizio Grandoni, IDSIA, Switzerland
Nicole Immorlica, Microsoft Research New England, USA
Kasper Green Larsen, Aarhus University, Denmark
Silvio Lattanzi, Google Zurich, Switzerland
Yin Tat Lee, University of Washington, USA
Andrew McGregor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
Ulrich Meyer, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
Benjamin Moseley, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Wolfgang Mulzer, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Huy Lê Nguyen, Northeastern University, USA
Krzysztof Onak, IBM Research, USA
Gopal Pandurangan, University of Houston, USA
Richard Peng, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Marcin Pilipczuk, University of Warsaw, Poland
Noga Ron-Zewi, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Natan Rubin, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Aviad Rubinstein, University of California, Berkeley and Harvard University, USA
Wojciech Samotij, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Rahul Shah, Louisiana State University, USA
Rahul Savani, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
Asaf Shapira, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Anastasios Sidiropoulos, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Nike Sun, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Justin Thaler, Georgetown University, USA
Jonathan Ullman, Northeastern University, USA
Erik Jan van Leeuwen, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Nisheeth Vishnoi, EPFL, Switzerland
Andreas Wiese, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
Paul Wollan, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy
David P. Woodruff, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Yuichi Yoshida, National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo, Japan

Steering Committee

Pavol Hell, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Daniel Král, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Dana Randall, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Cliff Stein, Columbia University, USA (chair)
Shang-Hua Teng, University of Southern California, USA

 

Description

This symposium focuses on research topics related to efficient algorithms and data structures for discrete problems. In addition to the design of such methods and structures, the scope also includes their use, performance analysis, and the mathematical problems related to their development or limitations. Performance analyses may be analytical or experimental and may address worst-case or expected-case performance. Studies can be theoretical or based on data sets that have arisen in practice and may address methodological issues involved in performance analysis.

 

Funding Agencies

Funding agency information will be posted here when available.

 

Themes

Themes and application areas include, but are not limited to, the following topics:

Aspects of combinatorics and discrete mathematics, such as:
• Combinatorial structures
• Discrete optimization
• Discrete probability
• Finite metric spaces
• Graph theory
• Mathematical programming
• Random structures
• Topological problems

Core topics in discrete algorithms, such as:
• Algorithm analysis
• Data structures
• Experimental algorithmics

Algorithmic aspects of other areas of computer science, such as:
• Combinatorial scientific computing
• Communication networks and the Internet
• Computational geometry and topology
• Computer graphics and computer vision
• Computer systems
• Cryptography and security
• Databases and information retrieval
• Data compression
• Data privacy
• Distributed and parallel computing
• Game theory and mechanism design
• Machine learning
• Quantum computing

 

Important Deadlines

SUBMISSION DEADLINES
July 6, 2017, 4:59 PM EDT - Deadline - Short Abstract Submission and Paper Registration Deadline
July 13, 2017, 4:59 PM EDT - Deadline - Full Paper Submission
Acceptance/rejection notices will be sent to authors via email in early October 2017.

PRE-REGISTRATION DEADLINES
December 4, 2017: Disconnect time is midnight EST

HOTEL RESERVATION DEADLINE
December 4, 2017

TRAVEL AWARD APPLICATION DEADLINE
November 13, 2017

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