Randomized Algorithms (RAND2) Workshop


International Centre for Mathematical Sciences

Edinburgh, 27th-29th March 1998


RAND2 ("Randomised Algorithms") is a Working Group funded by the EU Esprit initiative, with sites in Bonn, Edinburgh, Leeds, Lund, Oxford, Paris, and the Weizmann Institute, Rehovot. The RAND2 Working Group will hold a workshop under the auspices of the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences (ICMS) at Edinburgh from Friday 27th to Sunday 29th March, 1998. The workshop will take place at the ICMS's headquarters at 14 India Street, Edinburgh, the birthplace of James Clerk Maxwell, which has been adapted to support meetings with up to about 50 participants. The workshop will cover all aspects of randomness in computation, and will be an open meeting, subject to a limit on total number of participants. The following invited speakers have agreed to participate:

Participants and Talks

A list of confirmed participants and their talks (where known) is available, and will be regularly updated. A list of abstracts is under construction.


A provisional programme is under construction. We expect the meeting will start around 09:15 on Friday and finish at lunchtime on Sunday.

How to register

There is still room for some more participants! In the first instance, contact the local organiser by e-mail, fax, or post:

Mark Jerrum
Department of Computer Science
University of Edinburgh
The King's Buildings
United Kingdom

E-mail: mrj@dcs.ed.ac.uk

Tel: +44 131 650 5134

Fax: +44 131 667 7209

Please provide your full postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, and fax number (if available). The ICMS administration will contact you directly concerning accommodation arrangements.

Contributing a talk

Contributed talks of 30mins (duration negotiable) are welcomed. Please send a title and abstract to the local organiser at one of the contact addresses above.

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