UMC 98: Call for Papers

Peter Hertling hertling at cs.auckland.ac.nz
Fri Mar 14 01:53:49 EST 1997


                           Call for Papers
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                  First International Conference on
              UNCONVENTIONAL MODELS OF COMPUTATION

          CDMTCS,  Universities of Auckland and Waikato, NZ
                       Santa Fe Institute, USA

              5-11 January 1998,   Auckland, New Zealand

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Original papers are solicited in all areas of unconventional
computation, especially in quantum computing, computing using organic
molecules (DNA), and various proposals for computation that go beyond
the Turing model.  Authors are invited to submit papers either in hard
copy by post, or electronically by email, to the address below.
Electronic submissions should be in PostScript format, printable in a
standard Unix environment.  LaTeX source of final versions of accepted
papers will be required.

Joint submissions to other conferences are not permitted.  Authors of
accepted papers are expected to present their work at the conference.
The proceedings will be published by Springer-Verlag, Singapore in the
DMTCS Series, and will be made available during the conference.

Invited Speakers: 
J. Casti (Santa Fe),  A. Ekert (Oxford),
J. Hartmanis (Cornell University and NSF),
I. Hunter (MIT),
H. J. Kimble (Caltech),
S. Lloyd (MIT),
I. Prigogine (Solvay Institute),
A. Salomaa (Turku University),
D. Wineland (NIST).

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Conference Committee

C. Calude, Univ. of Auckland, Chair
M. Dinneen, Univ. of Auckland, Secretary
R. Doran, Univ. of Auckland, Treasurer 
P. Gibbons, Univ. of Auckland
U. Guenther, Univ. of Auckland
H. Guesgen, Univ. of Auckland
P. Hertling, Univ. of Auckland
M. Lennon, Univ. of Auckland
M. Lipponen, Univ. of Auckland


Programme Committee

I. Antoniou, Solvay Institute
T. Barnes,  Univ. of Auckland
D. Bridges, Univ. of  Waikato
C. Calude, Univ. of Auckland, Co-Chair
J. Casti, Santa Fe, Co-Chair
A. Ekert, Oxford
J. Hartmanis, Cornell Univ. and NSF
I. Hunter, MIT
H. J. Kimble,  Caltech
B. Pavlov, Univ. of Auckland
A. Salomaa, Turku University
K. Svozil, Vienna Technical Univ.


Proceedings Committee

C. Calude, Auckland
J. Casti, Santa Fe
M. Dinneen,  Auckland

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Important Dates

Submissions Due: 15 July 1997
Notification: 15 Sept.  1997
Final Copies Due: 1 Nov.  1997

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Address For Submissions:
Unconventional Models of Computation, Department of Computer Science,
University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand,
umc at cs.auckland.ac.nz.

Poster Sessions: 
During the conference, there will be a number of poster sessions.  If
you are interested in presenting a poster, please contact P. Hertling
at hertling at cs.auckland.ac.nz.

Cost of Participation:
The registration fee is NZ500 (which includes the excursion, dinner
and proceedings), or NZ100 for students (including only the
proceedings).

For More Information:
See the conference home page at
http://www.cs.auckland.ac.nz/CDMTCS/docs/news.html, or contact the
secretary M. Dinneen at mjd at cs.auckland.ac.nz.




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