Friday, June 22, 2012

[DMANET] Last days to register to ENUMEX School


1st International School on
Enumeration Algorithms & Exact Methods
for Exponential Problems in Computational Biology

Bertinoro (Italy), 23-28 September 2012

(deadline: 30 June 2012: only 10 days left to register!)


ENUMEX is the first event organized by the AMICI
International Partnership. The focus of ENUMEX is on
enumeration algorithms and exact methods for exponential
problems. On the application side there will be a special
interest in computational biology. The School is addressed
to young researchers at the PhD student or postdoc level,
but may, depending on space, greet other interested
participants. The scope of ENUMEX is international.


The school features the following four lectures:

* "Counting: Algorithms and Complexity"
by Martin Dyer
(School of Computing, University of Leeds)

* "Monotone Generation Problems: Algorithms and Hardness"
by Khaled Elbassioni
(Max-Planck-Institut fur Informatik)

* "Parameterized and Exact Algorithms"
by Fedor Fomin
(Department of Informatics, University of Bergen)

* "Deep of Enumeration Algorithms: Theory and Practice"
by Takeaki Uno
(National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo)

For a preliminary program we refer to the school's website.


ENUMEX will be held in the medieval hilltop town of Bertinoro.

This town is in Emilia Romagna, about 70 km south-east of
Bologna, at an elevation of about 230 m. It can be reached in
a couple of hours from the international airport "G. Marconi"
of Bologna by shuttle (from the airport to the railway station)
+ train (from Bologna to Forli`) + bus/taxi (from the railway
station to Bertinoro). The closest airport is the "L. Ridolfi"
airport of Forli`, which is 13 km away.

Bertinoro is close to many splendid locations such as Urbino,
Gradara, San Leo, and the Republic of San Marino, as well
as some less well-known locations like the thermal springs of
Fratta Terme.

Bertinoro can also be a base for visiting some of the better-known
Italian locations such as Bologna, Rimini, Ravenna, Ferrara,
Venezia, Padova, Verona, Firenze, Pisa, and Siena.

Bertinoro itself is picturesque, with its narrow streets and
walkways winding around the central peak. The school will
be held at the Centro Residenziale Universitario (CRU), an
ex-episcopal fortress that has been converted by the University
of Bologna into a modern conference center with computing
facilities and Internet access. From the fortress, it is possible
to enjoy a beautiful vista stretching from the Apennines to the
Adriatic coast and the Alps over the Po Valley.


Scientific directors:
* Pierluigi Crescenzi (University of Florence, Italy)
* Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela (University of Rome I, Italy)
* Marie-France Sagot (INRIA and University of Lyon 1, France)
* Leen Stougie (Free University Amsterdam and CWI, Netherlands)

* Eleonora Campori, Michela Schiavi (CUR, Bertinoro)


Prospective participants should fill by June 30, 2012
the application form, available on the school web site.

The registration fee is 700 for accomodation in a single room
and 590 for accomodation in a double room. These fees cover
all local expenses, including meals, coffee breaks and
accommodation for 5 nights. Accomodation is provided either
in the Bertinoro Castle or in nearby hotels.

Notification of accepted/rejected applications will be
communicated by July 15, 2012. This depends only on the
number of places available.

Registration to the school is due by July 31, 2012.

No refund is possible for cancellation after August 15, 2012.

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