Thursday, April 19, 2018

[DMANET] ADFOCS 2018 - Fine-Grained Complexity and Algorithms

19th Max-Planck Summer School
Advanced Course on the Foundations of Computer Science


August 13 - 17, 2018
Saarbrücken, Germany

ADFOCS is an international summer school held annually at the Max
Planck Institute for Informatics (MPII). It is organized as part of
the activities of the MPII, in particular the International Max-Planck
Research School (IMPRS), MPII's graduate program. The purpose of this
summer school is to introduce young researchers to topics which are
the focus of current research in theoretical computer science. We
bring together three leading researchers in the field and
international participants at the graduate level and above. This
year's focus is on:

*** Fine-Grained Complexity and Algorithms ***

Our invited speakers give three 90-minute lectures with subsequent
exercise and discussion sessions. The lecturers are (in alphabetical

* Amir Abboud, IBM Almaden Research Center, USA
* Danupon Nanongkai, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
* Ramamohan Paturi, University of California, San Diego, USA

ADFOCS will be held at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics in
Saarbrücken, Germany. Saarbrücken is the capital of one of Germany's
16 federal states, the Saarland. It is conveniently located in the
center of Europe, on the border of Germany with France, between
Luxembourg, the Saar-Mosel valley, Frankfurt, and Strasbourg. Being
located on several main train and road routes, Saarbrücken is easily
reachable from Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Paris, or Luxembourg. Saarbrücken
also has its own international airport.

The registration fee is EUR 130 for *early registration until July 08*
and EUR 180 after that date. The fee covers lunches and social events.
It does not include accommodation, but we can help you with your
reservations. Per-night prices, including taxes and breakfast,
typically range from about EUR 20 (youth hostel, double room) to about
EUR 70 (hotel, single room). A limited number of grants for graduate
students or young researchers are available. For application please
send your CV until *June 17*. Further, please have your supervisor at
your institute send an email with a brief letter of recommendation,
certifying in particular your relation with the topics in ADFOCS,
before the *deadline*.

The homepage of ADFOCS, providing forms for registration and hotel
reservation can be found at

If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the
ADFOCS team by sending an email to adfocs at

Organizers: Karl Bringmann, Marvin Künnemann, and Cosmina Croitoru

"Nur wer erwachsen wird, und Kind bleibt, ist ein Mensch!" :D (Erich

Cosmina Croitoru
Raum 329
Tel. 0681/30393082

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