Sponsored by the SIAM Activity Group on Discrete Mathematics.
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All sessions and on-site registration will take place at University of Colorado Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA.
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Conference Organizing Committee
Organizing Committee Co-Chairs
Jerry Griggs, University of South Carolina, USA
Ravi Kumar, Google, Mountain View, USA
Bonnie Berger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Jennifer Tour Chayes, Microsoft Research New England, USA
Bill Chen, Center for Combinatorics, Nankai University, China
Julia Chuzhoy, Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago, USA
David Conlon, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Daniela Kühn, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
David Shmoys, Cornell University, USA
Angelika Steger, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Prasad Tetali, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Michelle Wachs, University of Miami, USA
Local Organizing Committee
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver, USA
Stephen Hartke, University of Colorado Denver, USA
Michael Jacobson, University of Colorado Denver, USA
Florian Pfender, University of Colorado Denver, USA
Discrete mathematics is a branch of the mathematical sciences, with a wide range of challenging research problems and important applications in industry. Discrete mathematics has applications to all fields of computer science, and to the physical and biological sciences. It is used extensively in telecommunications, information processing, and manufacturing, and many businesses and industries use techniques of discrete optimization to improve the efficiency of their operations.
Discrete mathematics is a dynamic field in both theory and applications. Researchers in discrete mathematics have established important connections with mainstream areas of pure and applied mathematics, and as a consequence, research techniques and problems are drawn from a wide range of different fields, including algebra, topology, geometry, probability, analysis and logic.
The purpose of this conference is to highlight the major theoretical advances in the field, the development of new tools for discrete mathematics, and the most significant of the new applications of discrete mathematics to problems arising in industry and business. The conference also seeks to bring together participants from the many different environments where discrete mathematics is developed and applie.
SIAM and the Conference Organizing Committee wish to extend their thanks and appreciation to the U.S. National Science Foundation for its support of this conference.
Discrete Mathematics, including:
Combinatorial Number Theory
Topological and Analytical Techniques in Combinatorics
With connections to other disciplines, including:
Combinatorial Scientific Computing
January 8, 2018 DEADLINE EXTENDED: January 17, 2018: Minisymposium Proposal Submissions
January 29, 2018: Contributed Lecture, Poster and Minisymposium Presentation Abstracts
TRAVEL FUND APPLICATION DEADLINE
February 9, 2018: SIAM Student Travel Award and Post-doc/Early Career Travel Award Applications
PRE-REGISTRATION RATE DEADLINE
May 7, 2018: Disconnect time is midnight EDT