Hobbitland welcomes Parameterized Complexity.

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Parameterized / Multivariate Data Wrangling for Social Good

WELCOME to the Parameterized  / Multivariate Data Wrangling for Social Good workshop in Wellington, New Zealand. 

The original book introducing parameterized complexity written by Downey and Fellows and published in 1999, envisioned the central goal of the program: “to serve the community”.

Nearly twenty years on, this workshop is intended to highlight how FPT practitioners are doing just that, employing parameterized algorithm design and application for social good, in a wide variety of areas. There has been tremendous progress in bringing the toolkit to support fields such as AI, computational biology, computational social choice and other disciplines, and subfields of computer science. The PACE Parameterized Algorithms and Computational Experiments Challenge is helping deepen the relationship between parameterized algorithmics and practice.

The main objective of this workshop is to stimulate discussion on outreach to other disciplines or subfields for useful purpose of FPT. Publication: To encourage wide participation and  discussion, there will be no formal publication of workshop proceedings. Accepted papers will be posted online for the benefit of the workshop participants. Submission of preliminary work and papers being prepared for other major venues in the field are invited.

The workshop is informal and broad, and appropriate for PhD, PostDoc and Masters students as well as more senior academics.

Location---Wellington, New Zealand. Room/Building to be announced later.

Register by sending an email to Catherine McCartin <C.M.McCartin@massey.ac.nz>

There is no fee for the workshop.

Anyone coming from outside New Zealand should check VISA requirements.

Come early and attend CMSC 2018 (See www.cmsc.nz). We suggest the Silverstream Resort accommodations. Tell them you are attending CMSC for reduced rate.