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[PVS] PASCO 2010: News and 2nd Call for Papers

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               Parallel Symbolic Computation 2010 (PASCO 2010)

                   July 21-23, 2010 -- Grenoble, France


                         Second Announcement and 

                      C A L L   f o r   P A P E R S

 - PASCO 2010 Programming contest
 - PASCO 2010 in cooperation with ACM


   The International Workshop on Parallel and Symbolic Computation (PASCO) 
   is a series of workshops dedicated to the promotion and advancement of
   parallel algorithms and software in all areas of symbolic mathematical 
   computation. The pervasive ubiquity of parallel architectures and 
   memory hierarchy has led to  the emergence of a new quest for parallel 
   mathematical algorithms and software capable of exploiting the various 
   levels of parallelism: from hardware acceleration technologies (multi-
   core and multi-processor system on chip, GPGPU, FPGA) to cluster and
   global computing platforms. To  push up the limits of symbolic and
   algebraic computations, beyond the optimization of the application
   itself, the effective use of a large number of  resources  --memory
   and general or specialized computing units-- is expected to enhance
   the performance multi-criteria objectives: time, energy consumption,
   resource usage, reliability. In this context, the design and the 
   implementation of mathematical algorithms with  provable and adaptive 
   performances is a major challenge.

   Earlier meetings in the PASCO series include PASCO'94 (Linz, Austria),
   PASCO'97 (Maui, U.S.A.), PASCO'07 (London, Canada).
   PASCO 2010 is affiliated with the  2010 International Symposium on 
   Symbolic and Algebraic Computation (ISSAC) in Munich, Germany.  
   Immediately prior to the ISSAC 2010 meeting, PASCO will be held in 
   Grenoble, France.

   The  workshop  PASCO 2010 will be a three-day event  including  invited
   presentations and tutorials, contributed research papers and posters,
   and a programming contest.
   Specific topics include, but are not limited to:
   * Design and analysis of parallel algorithms for computer algebra
   * Practical parallel implementation of symbolic or symbolic-numeric 
   * High-performance software tools and libraries for computer algebra
   * Applications of high-performance computer algebra
   * Distributed data-structures for computer algebra
   * Hardware acceleration technologies (multi-cores, GPUs, FPGAs) applied
     to computer algebra
   * Cache complexity and cache-oblivious algorithms for computer algebra
   * Compile-time and run-time techniques for automating optimization and
     platform adaptation of computer algebra algorithms

Call for Papers:

   The  conference  invites submission of papers presenting original 
   research, either in the form of extended abstracts (2 pages) or 
   full papers (up to 10 pages) in ACM format. As in previous years, 
   PASCO 2010 will publish formal proceedings of the accepted papers.
   The PASCO 2010 Conference proceedings will be published by the 
   Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) http://www.acm.org/ and
   will be made available in the ACM Digital Library.  

Programming Contest:

   A programming contest will be organized during the PASCO 2010 meeting.
   Each participating team will be competing on one or more programming
   challenges proposed by the organizing committee and by the participants.
   Details can be found at the PASCO 2010 web site.

 Important Dates

   Paper submission deadline:               April 2 (Fri), 2010
   Programming Challenge proposal           April 2 (Fri), 2010
   Notification of acceptance:              May 10 (Mon), 2010
   (for papers and challenge proposals)
   Camera-ready version of paper due:       May 28 (Fri), 2010
   Intent of participation to the contest:  May 28 (Fri), 2010
   Tutorials and Workshop in Grenoble:      July 21-23 (Wed-Fri), 2010

Conference Chairs:

      Marc Moreno Maza (University of Western Ontario, Canada)
      Jean-Louis Roch (Grenoble University, France)

Local Arrangements Chairs:

      Jean-Guillaume Dumas (Grenoble University, France)
      Thierry Gautier (INRIA Grenoble, France)
      Clement Pernet   (Grenoble University, France)

Publicity Chair:

       Daniel Cordeiro  (Grenoble University, France)


       Daniele Herzog (INRIA Grenoble, France) 
       Christian Seguy (CNRS, France)
       Ahlem Zammit-Boubaker (INRIA Grenoble, France) 

Program Committee:

      Daniel Augot (INRIA Saclay, France)
      Jean-Claude Bajard (Montpellier II University, France)
      Olivier Beaumont (INRIA Bordeaux, France)
      Bruce Char (Drexel University, USA)
      Gene Cooperman (Northeastern University, USA)
      Gabriel Dos-Reis (Texas A&M University, USA)
      Jean-Christophe Dubacq (LIPN, University Paris 13, France)
      Jean-Guillaume Dumas (Grenoble University, France)
      Jean-Charles Faugere (INRIA - UPMC, France)
      Matteo Frigo (Axis Semiconductor, USA)
      Thierry Gautier (INRIA Grenoble, France)
      Pascal Giorgi (LIRMM, France)
      Stef Graillat (University Paris 6, France)
      Jeremy Johnson (Drexel University, USA)
      Erich Kaltofen (NCSU, USA)
      Herbert Kuchen (University of Muenster, Germany)
      Philippe Langlois  (University of Perpignan, France)
      Anton Leykin (Georgia Tech, USA)
      Gennadi Malaschonok (Tambov State University, Russia)
      Michael Monagan (Simon Fraiser University, Canada)
      Winfried Neun (Zuse Institute Berlin, Germany)
      Clement Pernet (Grenoble University, France)
      Nicolas Pinto (MIT, USA)
      Manuel Prieto-Matias (Complutense university of Madrid, Spain)
      Markus Pueschel (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
      Nathalie Revol (INRIA - LIP, France)
      David Saunders (University of Delaware, USA)
      Eric Schost (University of Western Ontario, Canada)
      Wolfgang Schreiner (RISC, Austria)
      Arne Storjohann (University of Waterloo, Canada)
      Sivan Toledo (Tel-Aviv University, Israel)
      Gilles Villard (CNRS, France)
      Yuzhen Xie (University of Western Ontario, Canada)
      Kazuhiro Yokoyama (Rikkyo University, Japan)


   PASCO 2010  http://pasco2010.imag.fr/
   ISSAC 2010  http://www.issac-conference.org/2010/

   Submission  http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=pasco2010