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Sage Days 79 - November 21 -- November 24, 2016, Jerusalem

First Sage Days in Israel

Einstein Institute of Mathematics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Topics: Combinatorics, Symbolic dynamics

This Sage Days is the first one organized in Israel under the framework of the European Research Council (ERC) grant entitled: “Avenues in Probabilistic and Geometric Combinatorics”. The aim of the meeting will be to introduce the software to students and mathematicians in the region, with further emphasis on (but not limited to) geometric combinatorics and symbolic dynamics. It will be a great occasion to learn more about the software and for advanced developers to present and improve current tools.

Organizers: Jean-Philippe Labbé.

Dates and Venue

Date: 4 days from November 21 to November 24, 2016

Fridays are usually considered weekend days in Israel.

Venue: Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Givat Ram Campus, (exact rooms TBA)


The program will include introduction tutorials to Sage, combinatorics and symbolic dynamics in Sage. The meeting will include scientific talks and there will also be time for code sprints.

Detailed schedule to be announced.


  • Travis Scrimshaw on TBA

  • Vincent Delecroix on TBA


  • Jean-Philippe Labbé (Hebrew University, Jerusalem)
  • Ariel Davis (Hebrew University, Jerusalem)
  • Daniel Kalmanovich (Hebrew University, Jerusalem)
  • Klaus Dohmen (Hochschule Mittweida, University of Applied Sciences, Germany)
  • Moritz Firsching (Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany)
  • Malka Schaps (Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel)
  • Tomer Bauer (Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel)
  • Tahl Nowik (Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel)
  • Ola Omari (Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel)
  • Stuart W. Margolis (Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel)
  • Moshe Newman (Beer-Sheva, Israel)
  • Mee Seong Im (United States Military Academy, NY)
  • Travis Scrimshaw (University of Minnesota, USA)
  • Vincent Delecroix (Université de Bordeaux, France)


Please send the following form to Jean-Philippe Labbé

  • Name:
  • Institution:
  • Date of Arrival:
  • Date of departure:
  • What are your interests in Sage (including coding projects)? What would you like to learn about Sage?
  • What are your programming experiences?
  • Do you use computer algebra systems? Which one?
  • Please specify: you need financial support for transportation and/or lodging?
  • Do you wish to give a talk or present a tutorial?

A talk can be on anything related to mathematical development (it does not have to be Sage) If you have some Sage experience, please consider giving a tutorial.


The deadline for funding request for lodging and transportation fees is September 30th. To apply for funding, please send an email to

Jean-Philippe Labbé

with the following information:

  • Current status (postdoc, Phd Student):
  • Estimated costs of travel
  • Duration of stay
  • Describe your interests in the workshop

before September 30th.

Lodging, funding, and other practical informations

We have 10 rooms reserved at the Beit Belgia (Belgium House) on Givat Ram campus from November 20th to November 25th. Seven of them have two single beds and the other three are suits with a double bed and a couch. People receiving funding for housing will have a room there waiting for them. Depending on the availability, the remaining rooms will be available for participants not receiving lodging funding. More information to come.

There are also hotels near to campus:

Prima Park Hotel

Jerusalem Gardens Hotel

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