The meeting is being held with:
Analytic Algorithmics and Combinatorics (ANALCO15)
January 4, 2015
ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA15)
January 4-6, 2015



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Program Committee Co-chairs

Ulrik Brandes, University of Konstanz, Germany
David Eppstein, University of California, Irvine, USA

Program Committee

Umut Acar, Carnegie Mellon University, USA, and INRIA, France
Lars Arge, Aarhus University, Denmark
Camil Demetrescu, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Loukas Georgiadis, University of Ioannina, Greece
Andrew V. Goldberg, Microsoft Research, USA
Haim Kaplan, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Bernard Moret, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Ian Munro, University of Waterloo, Canada
Petra Mutzel, Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany
Thomas Pajor, Microsoft Research Silicon Valley, USA
Roberto Tamassia, Brown University, USA
Dorothea Wagner, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
David P. Williamson, Cornell University, USA

Steering Committee

David Applegate, AT&T Labs, USA
Lars Arge, Aarhus University, Denmark
David Bader, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Guy Blelloch, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Gerth Stølting Brodal, Aarhus University, Denmark
Irene Finocchi, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Mike Goodrich (chair), University of California, Irvine, USA
John Hershberger, Mentor Graphics, USA 
David Johnson, Columbia University, USA
Bernard Moret, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, France 
Petra Mutzel , Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany
Matthias Müller-Hannemann, Martin-Luther-Universität, Halle-Wittenberg, Germany 
Rajeev Raman, University of Leicester, United Kingdom
Cliff Stein, Columbia University, USA 
Dorothea Wagner, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Renato Werneck, Microsoft Research, USA



The aim of ALENEX is to provide a forum for the presentation of original research in the design, implementation, and experimental evaluation of algorithms and data structures. Typical submissions will include an extensive experimental analysis of nontrivial algorithmic results, ideally bridging the gap between theory and practice. We also invite submissions that address methodological issues and standards in the experimental evaluation of algorithms and data structures. Some possible areas of applied algorithmic research include but are not limited to databases; networks, including web applications; operations research; and computational problems in the natural sciences or engineering. Submissions are encouraged that address algorithms and data structures for advanced models of computing including memory hierarchies and parallel computing, ranging from instruction parallelism over multicore computing to exascale and cloud computing.

ALENEX is co-located with the ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA15), and Analytic Algorithmics and Combinatorics (ANALCO15). Since researchers in all fields are approaching the problem of learning detailed information about the performance of particular algorithms, we expect that interesting synergies will develop.

Proceedings of ALENEX and ANALCO will be published openly and electronically in December 2014. A special section of the ACM Journal of Experimental Algorithmics will be dedicated to selected papers from ALENEX15.

A paper that has been reviewed and accepted for presentation at SODA is not eligible for submission to ALENEX. We recognize, however, that some research projects spawn multiple papers that elaborate on different aspects of the work, and are willing to respond to inquiries about SODA, ALENEX, and ANALCO papers that may overlap. Questions regarding ALENEX may be sent to ALENEX chair Andrew Goldberg ([email protected]).

ALENEX is supported by SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) and SIGACT (ACM Special Interest Group on Algorithms and Computation Theory).


Funding Agencies

Funding agency information will be posted here when available.


Important Deadlines

September 22, 2014, 11:59 PM EDT
Acceptance/rejection notices will be sent to authors via email in late October 2014

December 1, 2014 Disconnect time is 4:00 PM EST

Reservation Deadline December 1, 2014 EXTENDED to 5:00 PM Pacific Time, Monday, December 8, 2014  (or until the room block is filled)

November 17, 2014

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