Sunday, March 29, 2015

CFP - JCDCG^2 2015, Sept, 14-16, Kyoto, Japan

[apologies for cross posting]

--- 1st Call For Papers ---

The 18th Japan Conference on Discrete and Computational Geometry and Graphs (JCDCG^2 2015)

Date: September 14--16, 2015
Conference Site: Clock Tower Centennial Hall, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Web Site:
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2015


The 18th Japan Conference on Discrete and Computational Geometry and Graphs
(JCDCG^2 2015) will be held on September 14-16, 2015 at the Clock Tower
Centennial Hall, Kyoto Univ., Kyoto, Japan. The previous conferences were
held in Tokyo 2013 and 2014, and as JCDCG 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2004,
2006, 2011; in Kyoto as KyotoCGGT 2007; and in Kanazawa as JCCGG 2009. Other
conferences in this series were also held in the Philippines (2001),
Indonesia (2003), China (2005, 2010), and Thailand (2012).

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
- discrete geometry
- computational geometry
- graph theory
- graph algorithms
- algorithms and data structures
- exact or approximation algorithms
- combinatorial optimization
- randomized algorithms
- recreational mathematics

Invited Plenary Speakers:
- John Iacono (NYU, USA)
- Toshihide Ibaraki (KCGI, Japan)
- Janos Pach (EPFL, Switzerland & Renyi Institute, Hungary)
- David Rappaport (Queens Univ., Canada)
- Takeshi Tokuyama (Tohoku Univ., Japan)

The collection of abstracts will be distributed on the site of the conference.

Submission format: Authors are required to submit an extended abstract of
at most 2 pages in a standard 10-point font on A4-paper through the
submission website:

*** Note ***
Please write the name of the (expected) speaker in the Abstract field of the submissions page.

A post-conference proceedings, which will consist of full papers of the
talks in this conference through peer reviews, is under contemplation.
A further information will be appeared on the conference website later.

Important Dates:
- Extended-Abstract Submissions Deadline: July 1, 2015 (JST)
- Notification: July 20, 2015
- Camera-Ready Deadline: July 29, 2015 (JST)
- Early Registration Deadline: August 13, 2015 (JST)
- Conference: September 14 - 16, 2015

Conference Chair:
- Naoki Katoh (Kwansei Gakuin Univ. [from April 2015], Japan)

Program Committee:
- David Avis (Kyoto Univ., Japan & McGill Univ., Canada),
- Erik Demaine (MIT, USA),
- Rudolf Fleischer (Fudan Univ., China, & GUtech, Oman),
- Takashi Horiyama (Saitama Univ., Japan),
- Hiro Ito (UEC, Japan; Chair),
- David Kirkpatrick (Univ. British Columbia, Canada),
- Matias Korman (NII, Japan),
- Marc van Kreveld (Utrecht Univ., The Netherlands),
- Stefan Langerman (ULB, Belgium),
- Yasuko Matsui (Tokai Univ., Japan),
- Chie Nara (Tokai Univ., Japan).
- Yoshio Okamoto (UEC, Japan),
- Toshinori Sakai (Tokai Univ., Japan),
- Yushi Uno (Osaka Prefecture Univ.., Japan),
- Jorge Urrutia (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico)

Organizing Committee:
- Shuichi Miyazaki (Kyoto Univ., Japan)
- Yota Otachi (JAIST, Japan)
- Toshinori Sakai (Tokai University, Japan)
- Kenjiro Takazawa (Kyoto University, Japan)
- Atushi Takizawa (Osaka City University, Japan)
- Shin-ichi Tanigawa (Kyoto University, Japan)
- Yushi Uno (Osaka Prefecture University, Japan; Chair)
- Liang Zhao (Kyoto University, Japan)

Steering Committee Chair of JCDCG^2:
- Jin Akiyama (Tokyo Univ. of Science, Japan)

Web Site:

HIRO ITO, JCDCG^2 2015 PC chair