Call for Papers

ISSAC 2003
International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA, August 3-6, 2003

ISSAC is the yearly premier international symposium in Symbolic and Algebraic Computation. It provides an opportunity to learn of new developments and to present original research results in all areas of symbolic mathematical computation. Planned activities include invited presentations, research and survey papers, poster sessions, tutorial courses, vendor exhibits and software demonstrations.

ISSAC'2003 will be held at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, from August 3 to 6, 2003.

Important Dates

Conference Topics

Topics of the meeting include, but are not limited to:

Instructions to Authors

Original research results and insightful analyses of current concerns are solicited for submission. Submissions must not substantially duplicate work published or submitted for publication elsewhere. Late submissions will be rejected.

Survey articles may be suitable for submission if clearly identified as such. They will be considered in a separate category from the research papers. Papers will be reviewed by a program committee and additional referees. Proceedings will be distributed at the symposium.

Papers must be in English and should not exceed 8 pages in the standard format for ACM proceedings, or 20 to 22 pages of text in LaTeX 12pt article style.

To submit, please read the submission instructions.

Each paper should have an abstract as well as an introductory section that:

Formatting requirements will be based on the ACM Proceedings Templates. For instance in LaTeX2e you should use the acm_proc_article-sp.cls document class to format your document. For information concerning ACM Proceedings Templates see

Authors of accepted papers are expected to present their work at the symposium, or make arrangements to have it presented, and will be required to sign the ACM copyright agreement (cf. Some papers may be accepted for poster-session presentation; these will not appear in the proceedings. Abstracts of all posters will be distributed at the symposium. For poster submissions please consult the Call for Posters.

Notification and final version

Authors will be sent notification of acceptance or rejection by e-mail on or before March 25, 2003. A final copy of each accepted paper will be required by April 14, 2003. Formatting requirements will be based on the ACM Proceedings Templates, for instance in LaTeX2e you should use the acm_proc_article-sp.cls document class to format your document.

Best student author award

This award will be given to the best student author. An author is eligible if full-time student at the time of submission, which should be indicated.

Program Committee

John Abbott
Manuel Bronstein (Chair)
José Cano
David Cox
Alicia Dickenstein
Richard Fateman
Xiao-Shan Gao
Karin Gatermann
Mark Giesbrecht
Laureano Gonzalez-Vega
Jieh Hsiang
Evelyne Hubert
Tetsuo Ida
Tudor Jebelean
Steve Linton
Scott McCallum
Marko Petkovšek