***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** SIAM Workshop on Combinatorial Scientific Computing 2016 (CSC16) Albuquerque, NM, USA October 10-12, 2016 Workshop website: www.siam.org/meetings/csc16/ <http://www.siam.org/meetings/csc16/> Second Call for Papers With the continuing advances in high-performance computing, the role of computational science and engineering (CSE) has extensively grown in importance over the last decades. At the same time scientific simulations continue to face a number of challenges and generate massive amounts of data. Many of the underlying problems here are combinatorial in nature and unified by a common set of abstractions, data structures, and algorithms, often based on graphs and hypergraphs. On a related front, data science and analytics have emerged as powerful methods of inquiry across a broad range of domains and pose various fundamental challenges associated with size and complexity of data that would greatly benefit from combinatorial methods. CSC16 provides a forum for researchers interested in the interaction of combinatorial mathematics and algorithms with CSE and/or data science. CSC16 follows six successful CSC workshops held roughly biennially since 2004. A new feature of CSC16 is that there will be a peer-reviewed proceedings associated with the workshop. The proceedings will be published by SIAM and hosted at its platform http://epubs.siam.org/series/pr. The papers will be made permanently available with DOI links. SIAM proceedings are indexed by major scientific bibliography databases. Authors are invited to submit manuscripts that present original unpublished research in all areas of combinatorial scientific computing. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, * Combinatorial (discrete) models in scientific computing * Graph and hypergraph algorithms in scientific computing * Sparse matrix computations * Combinatorial problems in data science and network science * Combinatorial problems in Algorithmic Differentiation * Combinatorial problems in optimization * Applications of combinatorial scientific computing Types of Submissions We invite two types of submissions: 1. Full Papers. Papers should not exceed ten (10) pages using double-column format and 11 pt font size. The ten pages limit includes references, abstract and figures (if there are any). The SIAM macro to be used for paper preparation is available at http://www.siam.org/proceedings/macros.php. Accepted papers will be included in the proceedings, which will be published electronically by SIAM at its proceedings platform. Accepted papers will be presented at the workshop as talks. 2. Extended Abstracts. Abstracts should not exceed 2 pages using double-column format and 11 pt font size. Accepted abstracts will be presented as talks at the workshop, but will not be published in the proceedings. Best Paper Award: There will be a Best Paper Award for one paper selected among submissions in the Full Papers category. Submission Page Submission will be handled through EasyChair. Submission link: http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=csc16 Important Dates Submission deadline (for both papers and abstracts): May 2, 2016, 11:59pm PDT. Notification of Acceptance: July 5, 2016. Invited Speakers Srinivas Aluru, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA John Gilbert, University of California Santa Barbara, USA Gary Miller, Carnegie Mellon University, USA Workshop Co-chairs Erik Boman, Sandia National Laboratories, USA Assefaw Gebremedhin, Washington State University, USA Program Committee Cevdet Aykanat, Bilkent University, Turkey Aydin Buluc, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA Edmond Chow, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA Seshadri Comandur, University of California Santa Cruz, USA David Gleich, Purdue University, USA Laura Grigori, INRIA, France Mahantesh Halappanavar, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA Jonathan Hogg, Science and Technology Facilities Council, UK Kamesh Madduri, Pennsylvania State University, USA Siva Rajamanickam, Sandia National Laboratories, USA Ilya Safro, Clemson University, USA Masha Sosonkina, Old Dominion University, USA Sivan Toledo, Tel-Aviv University, Israel Miroslav Tuma, Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic Andrea Walther, Paderborn University, Germany Stefan Wild, Argonne National Laboratory, USA Steering Committee Rob Bisseling, Utrecht University, the Netherlands Bruce Hendrickson, Sandia National Laboratories, USA X. Sherry Li, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA Uwe Naumann, University of Aachen, Germany Alex Pothen, Purdue University, USA Bora Ucar, CNRS and ENS Lyon, France Further Information Further information about the workshop, including registration details and hotel information will be made available at the workshopÕs website at www.siam.org/meetings/csc16/ <http://www.siam.org/meetings/csc16/>. Ballon Fiesta We like to point out that the CSC16 workshop happens immediately following the wildly popular annual Albuquerque International Ballon Fiesta. For further information on the fiesta visit http://www.ballonfiesta.com -- Ilya Safro School of Computing Clemson University http://www.cs.clemson.edu/~isafro _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). 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