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SEA 2013 : 12th International Symposium on Experimental Algorithms


Conference Series : Symposium on Experimental and Efficient Algorithms
When Jun 5, 2013 - Jun 7, 2013
Where Rome, Italy
Submission Deadline Jan 23, 2013
Notification Due Mar 8, 2013
Categories    algorithms   experiments   engineering   operations research

Call For Papers


12th International Symposium on Experimental Algorithms
June 5-7, 2013
Rome, Italy

Call for Papers



Submission deadline: January 23, 2013
Author notification: March 8, 2013
Camera-ready submission: March 24, 2013


SEA, previously known as WEA (Workshop on Experimental Algorithms),
is an international forum for researchers in the area of design,
analysis, and experimental evaluation and engineering of algorithms,
as well as in various aspects of computational optimization and
its applications. The preceding symposia were held in Riga, Monte
Verita, Rio de Janeiro, Santorini, Menorca Island, Rome, Cape Cod,
Dortmund, Ischia Island, Crete, and Bordeaux.

The main theme of the symposium is the role of experimentation and
of algorithm engineering techniques in the design and evaluation of
algorithms and data structures. Submissions should present
significant contributions supported by experimental evaluation,
methodological issues in the design and interpretation of
experiments, the use of (meta-)heuristics, or application-driven
case studies that deepen the understanding of a problem's

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

- Algorithm Engineering
- Algorithmic Libraries
- Algorithmic Mechanism Design
- Analysis of Algorithms
- Algorithms for Memory Hierarchies
- Approximation Techniques
- Bioinformatics
- Branch and Bound Algorithms
- Combinatorial and Irregular Problems
- Combinatorial Structures and Graphs
- Communication Networks
- Complex Networks
- Computational Geometry
- Computational Learning Theory
- Computational Optimization
- Computer Systems
- Cryptography and Security
- Data Streams
- Data Structures
- Distributed and Parallel Algorithms
- Evaluation of Algorithms for Realistic Environments
- Experimental Techniques and Statistics
- Graph Drawing
- Heuristics for Combinatorial Optimization
- Implementation, Testing, Evaluation and Fine-tuning
- Information Retrieval
- Integer Programming
- Logistics and Operations Management
- Machine Learning and Data Mining
- Mathematical Programming
- Metaheuristic Methodologies
- Multiple Criteria Decision Making
- Network Analysis
- Novel Applications of Algorithms in Other Disciplines
- On-line Problems
- Parallel Algorithms and Computing
- Railway Optimization using Algorithmic Methods
- Randomized Techniques
- Robotics
- Semidefinite Programming
- Simulation
- Software Repositories and Platforms for using Algorithms
- Telecommunications and Networking
- World Wide Web Algorithms


Vincenzo Bonifaci (co-chair) (IASI-CNR, Rome, Italy)
Ulrik Brandes (U. Konstanz, Germany)
Daniel Delling (Microsoft Research, USA)
Giuseppe Di Battista (Roma Tre U., Italy)
Tobias Friedrich (U. Jena, Germany)
Ralf Klasing (CNRS & U. Bordeaux, France)
Arie Koster (RWTH Aachen U., Germany)
Pierre Leone (U. Geneva, Switzerland)
Leo Liberti (LIX, Ecole Polytechnique, France)
Andrea Lodi (U. Bologna, Italy)
Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela (co-chair) (Sapienza U. Rome, Italy)
Nicole Megow (TU Berlin, Germany)
Frank Neumann (U. Adelaide, Australia)
Simon Puglisi (King's College London, UK)
Rajeev Raman (U. Leicester, UK)
Anita Schöbel (U. Goettingen, Germany)
Maria Serna (U. Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain)
Renato Werneck (Microsoft Research, USA)
Christos Zaroliagis (U. Patras & CTI, Greece)
Norbert Zeh (Dalhousie U., Canada)


Andrew Goldberg (Microsoft Research, USA)
Roberto Grossi (U. Pisa, Italy)
Martin Skutella (TU Berlin, Germany)


Authors are invited to submit high-quality manuscripts reporting
original unpublished research and recent developments in the topics
related to the symposium. Simultaneous submission to other
conferences or workshops with published proceedings is not allowed.

Submissions must not exceed 12 pages formatted according to LNCS
style plus an optional, clearly marked appendix of reasonable
length (to be read at the program committee's discretion). All papers
will be peer reviewed and comments will be provided to the authors.

The submission system can be accessed via


Accepted papers will appear in the SEA 2013 proceedings published
by Springer in the LNCS series.


Vincenzo Bonifaci (IASI-CNR, Rome, Italy)
Saverio Caminiti (Sapienza U. Rome, Italy)
Camil Demetrescu (chair) (Sapienza U. Rome, Italy)
Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela (Sapienza U. Rome, Italy)


For further information, please send an e-mail to

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