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[PVS] Second Call for Papers: MACIS 2011

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MACIS 2011 - Fourth International Conference on
Mathematical Aspects of Computer and Information Sciences
Beijing, China, October 19-21, 2011



MACIS is a series of conferences where foundational research on
theoretical and practical problems of mathematics for computing and
information processing may be presented and discussed. MACIS also
addresses experimental and case studies, scientific and engineering
computation, design and implementation of algorithms and software
systems, and applications of mathematical methods and tools to
outstanding and emerging problems in applied computer and information
sciences. Each conference focuses on two or three themes.

The themes for MACIS 2011 are:

- Design and Analysis of Complex Systems
- Numeric and Symbolic Constraint Solving
- Cryptography and Coding Theory

see the end of this call for a detailed list of topics.


Potential participants of MACIS 2011 are invited to submit extended
abstracts (3-4 pages) or full papers describing their work to be
presented at the conference. The submitted extended abstracts and full
papers will be reviewed by members of the Program Committee (PC) for
soundness and relevance to the conference. Submission of original
research papers is encouraged, while published material and work in
progress will also be considered for presentation at the conference.
Electronic submissions are strongly preferred using EasyChair


or should be sent by e-mail as .pdf attachments to the PC Co-chair:

Dr. Ilias S. Kotsireas
Wilfrid Laurier University
Waterloo ON, CANADA
e-mail: ikotsire@wlu.ca

Accepted extended abstracts and full papers will be printed for
distribution at the conference. Authors of the extended abstracts and
full papers accepted for presentation at the conference will be
invited to submit their full and/or revised papers for publication in
special issues of Mathematics in Computer Science
(MCS - http://www.cc4cm.org/mcs) by Birkhaeuser/Springer after the
meeting. The submitted papers will be formally reviewed by PC members
and external referees according to the refereeing procedure of MCS.


Submission of papers/extended abstracts: July 31, 2011
Notification of acceptance or rejection: September 5, 2011
Conference taking place:                 October 19-21, 2011
Deadline for full paper submission:      December 15, 2011

Martin Fraenzle (University of Oldenburg, Germany)
Mark Giesbrecht (University of Waterloo, Canada)
Katsuhisa Horimoto (National Institute of
                     Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan)
Chaochen Zhou (Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Dongming Wang (Université Pierre et Marie Curie - CNRS, France)
Zhiming Zheng (Beihang University, China)

Meng Zhou (Beihang University, China)

Hirokazu Anai (Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd / Kyushu University, Japan)
Hoon Hong (North Carolina State University, U.S.A.)
Deepak Kapur (University of New Mexico, U.S.A.)
Ilias Kotsireas (Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada), Co-chair
Laura Kovacs (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
Dongdai Lin (Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
Edgar Martinez Moro (University of Valladolid, Spain)
Stefan Ratschan (Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic), Co-chair
Nathalie Revol (INRIA, France)
Enric Rodríguez-Carbonell  (Technical University of Catalonia, Spain)
Sriram Sankaranarayanan (University of Colorado Boulder, U.S.A.)
Thomas Sturm (Max Planck Institute for Computer Science, Germany)
Bican Xia (Peking University, China)
Lihong Zhi (Institute of Systems Science,
             Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)

Georg Regensburger (INRIA Saclay, France)


- Design and Analysis of Complex Systems

Software systems; hardware systems; control systems; biological
systems; physical systems; dynamical systems; hybrid
(e.g. cyber-physical) systems; nondeterminism/uncertainty;
mathematical modeling; simulation; formal verification;
systems/controller synthesis; computational techniques and tools

- Numeric and Symbolic Constraint Solving

Systems of equations; quantifier elimination and decision procedures;
(global) optimization; differential equations; numeric, symbolic,
interval and hybrid solution techniques; application, especially in
systems analysis and design; proof obligations in formal verification

- Cryptography and Coding Theory

Error-correcting codes; decoding algorithms; related combinatorial and
complexity problems; algorithmic aspects of cryptology; symmetric
cryptology; public-key cryptography; cryptanalysis; computational
and algebraic paradigms in postquantum cryptology; discrete
mathematics and algorithmic tools related to coding and cryptography;
boolean functions; sequences; computation in finite fields and
related algebraic systems.