[Om-announce] [ISSAC-ANNOUNCE] FCFP of ISSAC 2015 Special Issue of JSC

Kazuhiro Yokoyama kazuhiro at RIKKYO.AC.JP
Wed Sep 9 13:49:57 CEST 2015


First Announcement of Special Issue - ISSAC 2015

Following the 40th International Symposium on Symbolic
and Algebraic Computation (ISSAC’15) which was held at
The University of Bath, UK, between July 6-9, 2015, we
invite submissions to a special issue of the Journal of
Symbolic Computation

We solicit high-quality original research papers with
journal-style extent of contribution. The main focus of
this special issue will be on work (papers, tutorials, plenary
talks, posters and softwares) presented at ISSAC’15, but this
call is open to further submissions close to presentations at

Potential contributors may contact the guest editors to
discuss the suitability of topics and papers, by sending an
email to issac2015specialissue at gmail.com.

*Guest Editors:*
- Steve Linton (University of St Andrews, UK)
- Kazuhiro Yokoyama (Rikkyo University, Japan)

*Important Dates:*
- Deadline for paper submission:  November 20th, 2015.
- Notification of acceptance/rejection:  April, 2016.
- Publication of special issue:          Fall 2016.

*Submission Guidelines:*
You are recommended to use the Elsevier article class
to prepare your manuscript and BibTeX (http://www.bibtex.org)
to generate your bibliography.

All submitted papers will be refereed according to the usual
JSC refereeing process. Submission is via EasyChair, at the

- The introduction of the paper must explicitly address the
following questions in succinct and informal manner:

      - What is the problem?
      - Why is the problem important?
      - What has been done so far on the problem?
      - What is the main contribution of the paper on the
      - Why is the contribution original? (see below for
      - Why is the contribution non-trivial?
      - How is the journal paper different from the
        conference paper.

- Make it complete (since there is no page limit).

      - All the related works and issues must be completely
        and carefully discussed.
      - All the previous relevant JSC papers must be
        properly cited and discussed.
      - All the theorem must be rigorously proved (no sketch
      - All the important definitions/theorems/algorithms
        must be illustrated by well chosen examples.

- Address all the feedback from the conference's referee
   process and  Q/A.

The results, already published in the conference paper will
be still counted as an original result for JSC refereeing

Incorporating additional results, especially inspired by
the ISSAC reviews or by discussions during the conference
is welcome and encouraged.

Inquiries should be sent to issac2015specialissue at gmail.com.

Sincerely yours,

Steve Linton (ISSAC 2015 General Chair)
Kazuhiro Yokoyama (ISSAC 2015 Program Chair)

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