Radisson SAS Royal Hotel, Bergen, Norway, September 14-17, 2004

- the design and mathematical analysis of algorithms (the "Design and Analysis" track);
- real-world applications, engineering and experimental analysis of algorithms (the "Engineering and Applications" track).

Submissions are especially encouraged in the areas of mathematical programming and operations research, including approximation algorithms, branch-and-cut algorithms, combinatorial optimization, integer programming, network optimization, polyhedral combinatorics, and semidefinite programming.

- Design and Analysis track:
http://sigact.cs.unlv.edu/~esa2004a/ESA2004A.html
- Engineering and Applications track:
http://sigact.cs.unlv.edu/~esa2004b/ESA2004B.html

Design and Analysis Track:

Susanne Albers

Institut fuer Informatik

Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet Freiburg

Georges-Koehler-Allee 79

D-79110 Freiburg, Germany

Engineering and Applications Track:

Tomasz Radzik

Department of Computer Science

King's College London

Strand

London WC2R 2LS, UK

Hard copy submissions must be received by April 2 or postmarked no later than March 26 and sent by airmail to be considered. Authors are expected to present their accepted papers at the conference.

- Submission deadline: April 2, 2004
- Notification to authors: May 29, 2004
- Symposium: September 14-17, 2004

Karen Aardal, Georgia Institute of Technology

Susanne Albers, University of Freiburg (Chair)

Timothy Chan, University of Waterloo

Camil Demetrescu, University of Rome "La Sapienza"

Rolf Fagerberg, BRICS Aarhus

Paolo Ferragina, University of Pisa

Fedor Fomin, University of Bergen

Claire Kenyon, Ecole Polytechnique

Elias Koutsoupias, University of Athens and UCLA

Klaus Jansen, University of Kiel

Ulrich Meyer, MPI Saarbruecken

Michael Mitzenmacher, Harvard University

Joseph (Seffi) Naor, Technion, Haifa

Micha Sharir, Tel Aviv University

Peter Widmayer, ETH Zurich

Gerhard Woeginger, University of Twente and TU Eindhoven

**Engineering and Applications Track**

Bo Chen, University of Warwick

Ulrich Derigs, University of Cologne

Andrew V. Goldberg, Microsoft Research

Roberto Grossi, University of Pisa

Giuseppe F. Italiano, University of Rome "Tor Vergata"

Giuseppe Liotta, University of Perugia

Tomasz Radzik, King's College London (Chair)

Marie-France Sagot, INRIA Rhone-Alpes

Christian Scheideler, Johns Hopkins University

Jop F. Sibeyn, University of Halle

Michiel Smid, Carleton University

Fedor Fomin, University of Bergen (Co-chair)

Pinar Heggernes, University of Bergen (Chair)

Inge Jonassen, University of Bergen

Fredrik Manne, University of Bergen

Jan Arne Telle, University of Bergen