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Call for Papers

Call for Papers 31st International Symposium on Computational Geometry Eindhoven, June 22-25, 2015 http://www.win.tue.nl/SoCG2015/ The 31st International Symposium on Computational Geometry will be held in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, as part of Computational Geometry Week. We invite submissions of high-quality papers … Continue reading

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Mea Culpa and Good News

Paul Beame has asked me to post the following message: I apologize profusely for the consternation that my e-mail to you has caused to you, to members of the SoCG and SIGACT community and to ACM.  I had not discussed … Continue reading

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Colocation with STOC 2016: Good News and Bad News

Updated August 25: See the bottom of the post. For almost two years, the steering committees of STOC and SOCG have been considering co-locating the two conferences in 2016, to foster better cross-fertilization between the two communities. The idea received enthusiastic … Continue reading

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Suresh’s Response to Vint Cerf

Suresh Venkatasubramanian responds beautifully to Vint Cerf’s request for feedback on how ACM can better serve professional programmers. Read the whole thing! It’s a little funny though that you’re worried about ACM’s presence in the professional world. Many of us … Continue reading

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Voter Feedback

Participants in the ACM/SOCG vote provided lots of insightful feedback, both in the “other” responses to the second and third question and in the open-ended final question. I’d like to show some of this feedback, on both sides of the main question. Please … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at the Voting Results

In which I slice the results of the SOCG-ACM vote along several axes. Continue reading

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Results of the Vote

The community vote on the future relationship of SOCG and ACM has concluded, with roughly 2/3 of the vote in favor of independence. The steering committee, the local organizers, and the program committee co-chairs have unanimously agreed to move forward with independence, starting with the 2015 conference in Eindhoven. Continue reading

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