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FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT
OF
THE FOURTH INTERNATIONAL MATHEMATICA SYMPOSIUM (IMS 2001)
Tokyo Denki University,
Japan June 25 - June 27, 2001 ****************************************************************
The Fourth International Mathematica Symposium (IMS 2001) will be held at the Chiba Campus of Tokyo Denki University, Japan, June 25 - June 27, 2001, on the occasion of the founding of the new School of Information Environment. The main topics of this symposium are the applications of computer algebra, Mathematica in particular, in various fields of education, research, and art. The Chiba campus of TDU is located in Inzai City, Chiba Prefecture, between Tokyo Narita Airport and Metropolitan Tokyo. Further information about registration, conference fees, lodging, submission of abstracts, program of the conference, social activities, etc., will be distributed in the second announcement before October 2000 via e-mail and the web page.
1. Program Committee:
Paul Abbott, University of Western Australia, Australia
Vladimir Buber, Murmansk State Technical University, Russia
Greg Chaitin, IBM, USA
Gautam Dasgupta, Columbia University, USA
Vladimir Demidov, Murmansk State Pedagogical Institute, Russia
Claudio Dupre, Research Institute for Symbolic Computation, Austria
Bradford Garton, Columbia University, USA
Alexander Georgiev, Nokia Mobile Phones, USA
Juha Haataja, CSC-Center of Scientific Computing, Finland
Allan Hayes, De Montfort University, UK
Antero Hietamaki, Rovaniemi Polytechnic, Finland
Christian Jacob, University of Calgary, Canada
Jarkko Kari, Iterated Systems Inc., USA
Hiromi Kawase, Tokyo Denki University, Japan
Veikko Keranen, Rovaniemi Polytechnic, Finland
Robert Kragler, Fachhochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten, Germany
Shigeki Matsumoto, Konan University, Japan
Philip Miller, Carnegie-Mellon University, USA
Peter Mitic, Positive Corporation Ltd., UK
Chikara Miyaji, Japanese Institute of Sports Sciences, Japan
Alexander Papusha, Murmansk State Technical University, Russia
Henry Power, Wessex Institute of Technology, UK
Philip Ramsden, Imperial College, UK
Heikki Ruskeepaa, University of Turku, Finland
Susumu Sakakibara, Tokyo Denki University, Japan
Klaus Sutner, Carnegie-Mellon University, USA
Dana Scott, Carnegie-Mellon University, USA
Yoshihiko Tazawa, Tokyo Denki University, Japan
Felix Ulmer, Universite de Rennes, France
Paul Wellin, WRI, USA
2. Organizing Committee:
Yoshihiko Tazawa (Chair), Tokyo Denki University, Japan
Yasuhiro Fukui, Tokyo Denki University, Japan
Hiromi Kawase, Tokyo Denki University, Japan
Shigeki Matsumoto, Konan University, Japan
Chikara Miyaji, Japanese Institute of Sports Sciences, Japan
Shinya Ohashi, Kashiwa High School, Japan
Susumu Sakakibara, Tokyo Denki University, Japan
Yashio Uemura, Tokyo Denki University, Japan
Kenji Yoshida, Konan Boys' High School , Japan
3. Related activities:
Tentatively, two activities related to IMS 2001 are scheduled:
(1) Workshop of Mathematica for High School Students,
       Chiba Campus of TDU, June 23 - 24
(2) Kansai (i.e., Western Japan) Workshop of Mathematica,
        Konan University, Kobe, June 30 - July 1.
4. Further information:
Further information about registration, conference fees, lodging, submission of abstracts, programme of the conference, social activities, etc., will be distributed in the second announcement before October 2000 via e-mail and the web page: http://www.sie.dendai.ac.jp/ims2001/
5. The homepages of the past IMSs:
Information about the past IMSs is available on these web pages:

IMS '99 (Hagenberg, Austria):
http://www.risc.uni-linz.ac.at/conferences/summer99/ims99/
http://south.rotol.ramk.fi/~keranen/IMS99/ims99mainpage.html

IMS '97 (Rovaniemi, Finland): http://south.rotol.ramk.fi/~keranen/IMS97/IMS97.html

IMS '95 (Southampton, England): http://south.rotol.ramk.fi/~keranen/IMS95/IMS95.html
6. Address for the correspondence:
Yoshihiko Tazawa
Department of Natural Sciences College of Engineering,
Tokyo Denki University
Muzai-gakuendai 2-1200, Inzai, Chiba Prefecture 270-1382, Japan
Phone/fax: 81(Japan)-476-46-8027
E-mail: tazawa@cck.dendai.ac.jp


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