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* The `complete schedule`_ which contains abstracts.
* The wiki page to organize `projects and coding sprints`_ is ready.
Add an entry for your project there or attach your name to a
project that you'd like to work on.
* Information on how to get to Orsay from airports in Paris.
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Sage Days 49: Free and Practical Software for (Algebraic) Combinatorics, June 17th-21st, Orsay
FPSAC 2013 (Formal Power Series and Algebraic Combinatorics) is the main yearly international conference in algebraic combinatorics. It will happen this year in Paris, June 24th-28th. We are organizing a Sage-Combinat Days as a satellite event the week before:
Sage Days 49: Free and Practical Software for (Algebraic) Combinatorics
Orsay (south west suburb of Paris)
June 17th-21st 2013
Below is a timetable for the week; a full detailed schedule is available here.
MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY 09h00 Introduction to Sage T. Denton Talk II - T. Roby Tutorial III -version control C. Berg Talk IV - M. Mezzarobba Open Presentations 10h00 Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break 10h30 Tutorial I - Notebook M. Guay-Paquet Tutorial II - Programming in Python and Sage V. Pons Tutorial IV - coercion and category framework S. King Open Presentations Open Presentations 11h30 Talk I - M. Zabrocki Talk III - S. King 12h30 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch 14h00 Round table - discussion A. Schilling Exercises and Coding Sprints Digiteo Seminar G. Gonthier* Exercises and Coding Sprints 15h30 Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break 16h00 Coding Sprints Coding Sprints Coding Sprints Coding Sprints Coding Sprints 17h00 Status Reports Status Reports Status Reports Status Reports Status Reports
- Monday morning-Wednesday morning: tutorial for newcomers and talks with a slant toward algebraic combinatorics
- Afternoons and rest of the week: coding sprints
- Thusrday 2pm-3pm: by a coincidence, the Digiteo Seminar will take place in our conference room, with a distinguished lecture by Georges Gonthier on computer-checked proofs: Le génie mathématique, du théorème de quatre couleurs à la classification des groupes.
Newcomers are welcome to join later in the week; there won't be specific events organized for them then, but we will be available for questions and discussions while they get through tutorials on their own or work on their personnal projects.
Access and directions
The workshop will be held at the Faculté d'Orsay, in the math department in the Petit Amphi of the Bâtiment 425.
The math department is 45 minutes from Paris downtown by local trains (take the RER B from Charles de Gaulle or downtown Paris in the direction of St-Rémy-les-Chevreuse and get off at Orsay-Ville). For more details see directions (in french).
The math department is a five minute walk from the hotel (see below).
Depuis Paris, prendre le RER ( ligne B ) en direction de St-Rémy-les-Chevreuse, et descendre à Orsay-Ville. Se diriger vers le bas de la vallée. On peut alors continuer à pied jusqu'à l'entrée principale de l'Université, puis suivre le sentier qui remonte, jusqu'au fléchage indiquant le bâtiment 425 vers la gauche ( voir le plan en cliquant ici ). Il est également possible de prendre le bus 06-07 ( voir le circuit du bus ) jusqu'à l'arrêt "Château", et suivre le fléchage à partir de là.
The wiki page for the projects and coding springs is available here.
Participation is free. To register, please fill in this poll so that we can plan ahead for rooms, coffee breaks, ... and also to optimize the lodging. Please send us your e-mail address as well so that we can get in touch with you as the workshop gets closer.
We have negociated a reduced price at the nearby Residhome Appart Hotel from Bures-sur-Yvette. The rate is of 66€ per night (56€ 5 nights or more) for a two person studio (double bed or twin bed). There is also a reduced rate of 106€ (90€ for 5 nights or more) for a four person apartment (two double beds; probably not so convenient). Breakfast is not included; see the web site for the amenities.
To reduce the expenses you are strongly encouraged to find a room mate to share a double room with. In particular, for those person that will get funding from us for lodging, we will most likely reimburse on the basis of 33 euros per night in order to support more participants.
To reserve a room, please send them an e-mail at email@example.com or call +33 1 64 86 36 00. Mention that you come for the "Sage Days 49 conference". If you want to share a twin room, mention it and specify who your room mate will be.
Caveat: there are only a limited number of rooms with twin beds, and they will run out soon. Therefore you are urged to reserve your room as soon as possible.
For participants coming from universities in the United States, there is funding from our Sage-Combinat NSF grant. Please email Anne Schilling (email anne at math.ucdavis.edu) with your CV and an estimated budget. The deadline for this is March 30, 2013. Later applications will be considered as long as funds are available.
For now this all you need to do to request funding.
Tentative list of participants
See the poll.
If you are in the list below, please register above!
- Vivien Ripoll (UQAM)
- Mike Hansen (Harvey Mudd)
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Where the average young person just hasn’t a chance
To escape from the perilous pants eating plants
But your pants are safe, you’re a fortunate guy
You ought to be shouting how lucky am I”
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