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calendar of events ACM's calendar policy is to list computer science meetings that are held on a not-for-profit basis. Not included in the calendar are educational seminars, institutes, and courses. Submittals should be substantiated with the name of the sponsoring organization, fee schedule, and chairperson's name and full address.

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All requests for ACM sponsorship or cooperation should be addressed to: Conference Coordinator, ACM Headquarters, 11 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036; (212) 869-7440. For European events, a copy of the request also should be sent to the European Representative. Technical Meeting Request Forms for this purpose can be obtained from ACM Headquarters. Lead time should include 2 months (3 months for Europe) for processing of the request, plus the necessary months (minimum 3) for any publicity to appear in Communications.

+ This symbol indicates that the Conferences Board has given its approval for ACM sponsorship. Chairman of the Conferences Board is Frank Friedman, Dept. of Computer and Information Sciences, Computer Center Building, Room 303, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122; (215) 379-3945 (friedman@temple.csnet). * This symbol indicates a new listing.


August 6-11

3rd International Fuzzy Systems Association

(IFSA) World Congress

Seattle, Wash. Sponsor: IFSA. Contact Jim Bezdek, Boieng Electronics, P.O. Box 24969, MS 7J-24, Seattle, WA 98124-6269; (206) 865-3050.

August 7-10

+ APL 89: APL AS A Tool of Thought

New York, N.Y. Sponsor: ACM/SIGAPL in coop. with NY/SIGAPL. Call APL Hotline at (212) 877-7733 or contact Jay Lincoln, JCL/APL Inc., 242 East 50th Street, New York, NY 10022; (212) 769-3350; NY/SIGAPL BBS: (212) 753-0888; IPSA and STSC: APL89 or write to APL89, P.O. Box 4368, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10163.

August 8-12

18th Annual Conference: 1989 International

Conference on Parallel Processing

St. Charles, Ill. Sponsor: The Penssylvania State University. Contact Conference Chair, Tse-yun Feng, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Elec. Engineering East Bldg., The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802; (814) 863-1469 or Dr. Peter M. Koggee, Mail Stop 0302, IBM Corporation, Route 17C, Owego, NY 13827; (607) 751-2291, owego@IBM.COM.

August 8-11

+ SIGADA Meeting

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Sponsor: ACM SIGADA. Contact William J. Collins, Ottawa Carleton Research Institute, 300 March Road, Suite 204, Kanata, Ontario, Canada K2K 2E2; (613) 592-8160.

August 10-12

4th International Conference on

Computers and Philosophy

Pittsburg, Penn. Sponsors: The American Association of Philosophy Teachers, The American Philosophical Association committee on Computer Use in Philosphy, The Center for the Design of Educational Computing (CDEC) at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), the Department of Philosphy at CMU. Contact Program Coordinator, Leslie Burkholder, CDEC, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburg, PA 15213; (412) 268-8532,

August 12

Mit Special Summer Session:

Writing for the Computer Industry

Cambridge, Mass. Contact MIT Summer Session Office, Room E19-356, Cambridge, MA 02139; (617) 253-2101.

August 14-16


Symposium On Principles of Distributed

Computing (PODC 89)

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Contact: Piotr Rudnicki, Conference Chair, The University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada; piotr@alberta.UUCP.

August 14-18

MIT Special Summer Session: Scientific

Supercomputing with Dataflow

Cambridge, Mass. Contact MIT Summer Session Office, Room E19-356, Cambridge, MA 02139; (617) 253-2101.

August 14-15

32nd Midwest Symposium on

Circuits and Systems

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Ill. Contact MWSCAS-89 Publicity Chair, K.S. Arun, Coordinated Science Laboratory, 1101 W. Springfiled Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801; (217) 244-0577.

August 14-16

+ 22 MICRO: 22nd Annual Workshop on

Microprogramming And Microarchitecture

University of Dublin, Ireland. Sponsor: ACM SIGMICRO, IEEE-CS. Contact Gearold R. Johnson, Colorado State University, Center for computer Assisted Engineering, Fort Collins, CO 80523; (303) 491-5543, email:

August 15-19

3rd Pan Pacific Computer Conference

Beijing, China. Sponsors: Chinese Computer Federation, Computer Engineering and Application Society of chinese Institute of Electronics (CIE-CEAS) in coop. with SIGOIS, SIGBDP, SIGSOFT, SCS, IFIP. Contact Mrs. Hu Qiheng, c/o Academica sinica, Beijing, china, or Herbert Halbrecht, Halbrecht Associates, Inc., 1200 Summer Street, Stamford, CT 06905; (203) 327-5630.

August 16-18

Workshop on Algorithms and Data Structures

Ottawa, Carleton, Canada. Contact Workshop on Algorithms and Data Structures, School of Computer Science, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada K1S 5B6; (613) 564-7545, workshop@carleton.bitnet.

August 20-26

11th Annual Joint Conference on

Artifical Intelligence

Detroit, Mich. sponsor: International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence Inc. Contact Dr. N.S. Sridharan, FMC Corporation, Central Engineering Labs, 1205 Coleman Avenue, Box 580, Santa Clara, CA 95052; (408) 289-0315.

August 20-24

CRYPTO '89: 9th Annual Conference

University of California, Santa Barbara, Calif. Sponsors: International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR) in coop. with IEEE-CS Technical Committee on Security and Privacy, and the Computer Science Department of the University of California, Santa Clara. Contact General Chair, Kevin McCurley, IBM Almaden Research Center, K53/802, 650 Harry Road, San Jose, CA 95120-6099; (408) 927-1708; (internet) or mccurley@almvma (bitnet).

August 21-25

1st Canadian Conference on Computational

Geometry (1st CCCG)

Montreal, Canada. Contact 1st CCCG, Conference Secretary, School of Computer Science, McGill University, 3480 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2A7.

August 21-23

1st International Conference on Computers for

Handicapped Persons

Vienna, Austria. Sponsors: Austrian Computer Society (OGG). Contact Conference Chair, A.M. Tjoa, University of Vienna, Dept of Computer Science, Liebiggasse, 4/3-4, A-1010, Vienna, Austria.

August 21-25

MIT Special Summer Session: Computer-Aided

Multivariable Control System Design

Cambridge, Mass. Contact MIT Summer Session Office, Room E19-356, Cambridge, Ma 02139; (617) 253-2101.

August 21-25

The Role of Hungarians in the Scientific and

Technological Progress of the World

Budapest, Hungary. Sponsors: World Federation of Hungarians, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Scientific Societies, Budapest Technical University. Contact MTESZ Congress Bureau, H-1055 Budapest, Kossuth ter 6-8; (36-1) 530-214, 532-627, fax: (36-1) 561-251.

August 22-25

15th International Conference on Very Large

Databases (VLDB 89) Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Sponsor: VLDB Endowment. Contact VLDB Congress Secretariat, Ms. Barbara de Jong, RAI Organisatie Bureau Amsterdam b.v., Europaplein 12, NL-1078 Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

August 24-25

+ Groupware Technology Workshop

Palo Alto, Calif. Sponsors: ACM SIGOIS in coop. with IFIP WG 8.4. Contact Program Chair, Clarence A. Ellis, MCC, 3500 Balcones Center Drive, Austin, TX 78759; (512) 338-3384, email:

August 24-26

IEEE International Symposium on

Architectures, Languages, and Algorithms for

Artificial Intelligence

George Mason University, Fairfax, Va. Contact N.G. Bourbakis, George Mason University, Dept. of ECE, Machine Vision Lab, Fairfax, VA 22030 or B.W. Wah, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Coordinated Lab, Computer Systems Group, 1101 W. Springfield Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801.

August 24

+ 28th Annual Technical Symposium:

INTERFACES: Systems and People Working


Gaithersburg, Md. Sponsor: Washington, D.C., Chapter of the ACM, U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology, National Computer and Telecommunications Laboratory. Contact Dr. Milton S. Hess, Program Chair, American Management Systems, Inc., 1525 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22209; (703) 841-5942 or Charles E. Youman, c/o The Mitre Corporation, 7525 Colshire Drive, McLean, VA 22102; (703) 883-6349, (arpanet).

August 24-September 1

XI World Computer Congress (IFIP Congress


San Francisco, Calif. One-day tutorials from August 24 to 27; technical program from August 28 to September 1. Sponsor: International Federation for Information Processing in coop. with ACM. Contact 11th World Computer Congress, Convention Service Center, Inc., P.O. Box 18-p, Denver, CO 80218; (303) 831-6338.

August 28-31

International Workshop on Parsing


Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Penn., and Hidden Valley Resort, Somerset, Penn. Sponsors: National Science Foundation and Center for Machine Translation, Carnegie Mellon University. Contact Ms. Rao at (412) 268-6591 or email:

September 5-8

HCI 89

Nottingham, United Kingdom. Contact Joanne C. Walsh, Conference Organizer, c/o British Informatics Society Limited, 13 Mansfield Street, London W1M 0BP; 01-637 0471.

September 5-8

3rd European Simulation Congress

Edinburgh, Scotland Sponsor: UKSC in coop. with ASIM, SIMS, ISCS, DBSS, SCS. Contact Prof. D.J. Murray-Smith, University of Glasgow, Dept. of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Glasgow G12 8QQ, United Kingdom.

September 6-7

Fed Micro 89, Federal Microcomputer

Conference and Exposition

Washington, D.C. Contact Linda Carter, National Trade Productions, Inc., 313 South Patrick Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 683-8500 or (800) 638-8510.

September 6-9

2nd International Conference on Formal

Description Techniques (FDTs) for Distributed

Systems and Communications Protocols


Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Sponsors: University of British Columbia in coop. with SIGCOMM, IFIP TC 6 WG 6.1 Contact Son T. Vuong, Dept. of Computer Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1W5; (604) 228-6366, email:

September 6-8

Summer Conference on Category Theory and

Computer Science

University of Manchester, United Kingdom. Contact David Pitt, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 XH, United Kingdom.

September 11-15

5th International Symposium on Numerical

Methods in Engineering

Lausanne, Switzerland. Contact Conference Secretary, Sauro NICLI, GASOV-EPFL, EPF Lausanne, CH-1015, Lausanne, Ecublens, Switzerland.

September 11-13

+ 4th International Conference on Functional

Programming and Computer Architecture

(FPCA 89)

Imperial College, London, Unitek Kingdom. Sponsors: ACM SIGPLAN, SIGARCH, IFIP TC2/WG2.8. Contact Joseph E. Stoy, c/o University of Oxford, Balliol College, Oxford OX1 3BJ, GB; +44 865 277758, email: STOY@PRG.OXFORD.AC.UK.

September 11-12

7th Annual Pacific Northwest Software Quality


Portland, Ore. Contact Conference Managers, Lawrence & Craig, Inc., 320 S.W. Stark, Room 411, Portland, OR 97204; (503) 222-2606.

September 12-14

NetWorld 89 Dallas

Dallas, Tex. Call (800) 44-EXPO or (201) 569-8542 for additional information.

September 15-October 13

European FORTH Modification Laboratory

Conference (euroFORML '89)

(Near) Nuremberg, West Germany. Sponsor: Forth Gesellschaft eV. (Germany) and Forth Interest Group Inc. (USA). Limited to 80 people. Contact Marina Kern, Roter Hahn 42, D-2000 Hamburg 72, West Germany, (+49) (40) 644-5782.

September 18-21

SIAM Conference on Mathematics of

Geophysical Sciences

Houston, Tex. Also a one-day course to be announced. Contact Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, SIAM Conference Coordinator, 1400 Architects Building, 117 S. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5052; (215) 564-2929.

September 18-22

3rd International Conference on

Human-Computer Interaction

(HCI International '89)

Boston, Mass. Sponsors: The Association of American Publishers, AT&T, Bechtel National, Inc., Digital Equipment Corporation, IBM Corporation, Purdue University, Stone and Webster Engineering Corporation, University of Wisconsin-Madison in coop. with IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society, Software Psychology Society, Japan Ergonomic Research Society, Japan Association for Medical informatics, Japan Society of Health Science. Contact Gavriel Salvendy, General Conference Chair, HCI International '89, 263 Grissom Hall, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907; (317) 494-5426, fax: (317) 494-0874; email: or Myra M. Leap, Conference Administrator, School of Industrial Engineering, Grissom Hall, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907; (317) 494-5426, email:

September 18-19

Workshop on UNIX System Administration

Somerset, N.J. Contact Program Chair, Thomas V. Pottanat, Advanced Technology Development, NYNEX Corporation, 500 Westchester Avenue, 2D-4, White Plains, NY 10504; (914) 683-2186.

September 19-22

+ ACM SIGCOMM 89 Symposium

Communications Architectures and Protocols

Austin, Tex. Sponsor: ACM SIGCOMM in coop. with University of Texas. Contact Lawrence H. Landweber, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Computer Science Department, 1210 W. Dayton Street, Madison, WI 53706; (608) 263-7442,

September 19-22

Systems Science X international Conference

On Systems Science

Wroclaw, Poland. Sponsors: Committee of Automation Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee of Measurement and Automation, Polish Academy of Sciences Branch (Wroclaw). Contact Jerzy Swiatek, Technical University of Wroclaw, Institute of Control and Systems Engineering, Janiszewski St. 11/17, 50-370, Wroclaw, Poland; 22 65 65, 20 73 36, 22 59 85.

September 20-22

International Workshop on CAD Accelerators

University of Oxford, England. Contact Catny Lines or Laura Duffy, CPD Unit, Dept. for External Studies, 1 Wellington Square, Oxford, England OX1 2JA; (0865) 270360.

September 23 *

+ Ada and CASE in the Development Phase

Santa Clara, Calif. Sponsor: San Francisco Bay Area SIGAda. Contact Marie Minogue, Bay Area SIGAda, P.O. Box 61526, Sunny-vale, CA 94088; (408) 473-7671, email:

September 25-29

+ International Conference: Computational

Intelligence 89 (CI89)

Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy. Sponsor: ACM Italian Chapter in coop. with AICA Associazione Italiana per L'Informatica ed il Calcolo Automatico, Sezione di Milano, Universita degli Studi di Milano. Contact Luc Steels, c/o Free University Brusselles, Artificial Intelliegence Laboratory, Pleinlaan 2, Gebouw K 2 B-1050, Brussels (B); (32) 2 6412965/71, email: secr@arti!vub.uucp or Giorgio Valle, Dip. Scienze dell'Informazione, Universita di Milano, Via Moretto da Brescia 9, 20133 Milano, Italy; (02) 2772228, gvalle@IMISIAM.bitnet.

September 25-30

International Literary and Artistic

Association's Conference: Computer

Information Processing and Copyright

Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. Contact John M. Kernochan, School of Law, Columbia University, 435 W. 116th Street, New York, NY 10027 (USA) or Ghislain Roussel, Association Litteraire et Artistique Internationale (ALAI Canada), 1085, ave des Erables, Quebec, Canada G1R 2N3; (418) 644-0361.

September 25-29

+ PIXIM 89: Computer Graphics Conference

Palais des Congres, Paris, France. Sponsor: ACM SIGGRAPH (France) and B.I.R.P. Contact Thierry Chaput, Secretaire-General, ACM SIGGRAPH France, 103, Avenue d'Italie 75013, Paris, France; 331-4583-9110.

September 26-27


San Jose, Calif. Sponsor: International Disk Equipment and Materials Association (IDEMA). Contact Julie Sunseri, IDEMA, 710Lakeway, Suite 170, Sunnyvale, CA 94086; (408) 720-9352.

September 26-28

11th Annual Electrical Overstress/Electrostatic

Discharge Symposium

New Orleans, La. Sponsor: EOS/ESD Association, IIT Research Institute. Contact Bob Rountree, c/o Texas Instruments Inc., 12201 Southwest Freeway, MS 631, Houston, TX 77001; (713) 274-4077.

September 26-28

Office Technologies Conference and Corporate

Microcomputer Exposition and Technical

Conference (OTC/CORPCON)

Los Angeles, Calif. Contact Laura Thomas, c/o Corporate Expositions, P.O. Box 3727, Santa Monica, CA; (213) 450-0500.

September 26-28

3rd International Workshop on

Distributed Algorithms

La Colle-sur-Loup (near Nice), France. Contact C. Lavault, INRIA, Domaine de Voluceau, Rocquencourt, BP 105, 78153 Le Chesnay, France; email: or Jean-Claude Bermond, Informatique, bat 490, Universite Paris-Sud, 91405 Orsay, France.

September 26-29

Workshop on Language Issues for Software

Reuse: Ada for the 90s

Deer Isle, Me. Sponsors: University of Maryland in coop. with ACM SIGAda, U.S. Army CECOM (Ft. Monmouth, NJ), TMRF. Contact Anthony Gargaro, Computer Sciences Corporation, 304 West Route 38, Moorestown, NJ 08057; (609) 234-8510, or Larry Latour, University of Maine, Dept. of Computer Science, 222 Neville Hall, Orono, ME 04469; larry@mecalnl.bitnet.

September 27-29

2nd IEEE Workshop on

Workstation Operating Systems

Pacific Grove, Calif. Sponsor: IEEE Technical Committee on Operating Systems (TCOS). Contact Dr. Luis-Felipe Cabrera, IBM Almaden Research Center, Mail Code K52/803, 650 Harry Road, San Jose, CA 95120-6099; (408) 927-1838,

September 27-28 *

3rd Conference on Putting Into Practice

Methods and Tools as Aids to Design

Information Systems

Nantes, France. Sponsor: Universite de Nantes, Institut Universitaire de Technologie Laboratoire d'Informatique. Contact H. Habrias, 3 Rue du Marechal Joffre, 44041 Nantes Cedex 01, France; 40 30 60 90, UNIVAN700579 (TELEX).

September 27-29

27th Annual Allerton Conference on

Communication, Control, and Computing

Monticello, Ill. sponsor: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Contact Conference Co-Chair, J.V. Medanic or P.R. Kumar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Coordinated Science Laboratory, 1101 West Springfield Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801; (217) 333-3604.

October 1-4

+ ACM SIGUCCS User Service Conference XVII

Bethessda, Md. Sponsor: ACM SIGUCCS. Contact General Chair, Jennifer Fajman, University of Maryland, Computer Science Center, College Park, MD 20742; (301) 454-6030; Fajman@UMDD.UMD.EDU.

October 1-6

+ OOPSLA 89--Object Oriented Programming

Systems, Languages, and Applications

New Orleans, La. Sponsor: ACM SIGPLAN. Contact George Bosworth, digitak, 9841 Airport Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045.

October 2-5 *

34th Annual Conference of the Association of

Records Managers & Administrators (ARMA


The Rivergate Center, New Orleans, La. Contact ARMA International at (800) 422-ARMA or (913) 341-3808 or National Trade Productions, Inc., 313 South Patrick Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 683-8500, (800) 638-8510.

October 2-4

IEEE International Conference on Computer

Design: VLSI in Computers and Processors

Cambridge, Mass. Sponsors: IEEE Circuits and Systems Society, IEEE-CS in coop. with IEEE Electron Devices Society. Contact ICCD 89, 1730 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036-1903; (202) 371-0101.

October 3-5

4th Annual PC EXPO

Chicago, Ill. Call (800) 444-EXPO or (201) 569-8542 for additional information.

October 5-6 *

Workshop on Experiences with Building

Distributed (and Multiprocessor) Systems

Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Sponsor: USENIX in coop. with ACM SIGOPS, SIGSOFT, IEEE-CS T/C on operating systems, IEEE-CS T/C on distributed systems, Software Engineering Research Center (SERC), Purdue University and University of Florida. Contact Program Chair, Eugene H. Spafford, Purdue University, Dept. of Computer Science, N. Lafayette, IN 47907; (317) 494-7825, or George W. Leach, AT&T Paradyne, P.O. Box 2826, M/S LG-133, Largo. FL 34647-2826; (813)530-2376,

October 4-6

Protext V Conference--5th International

Conference on Computer-Aided Text

Processing and Its Applications

Cambridge, Mass. Sponsors: INCA in coop. with ACM, IEEE-CS. Contact John J.H. Miller, Department of Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland; +353-1-772941, or Protext Conference, INCA, P.O. Box 2, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland.

October 5-6

Data and Knowledge Base Integration

University of Keele, England. Sponsor: Data and Knowledge Engineering (DAKE) Centre at the University of Keele in coop. with Grafton Database Consultants. Contact S. Misbah Deen, DAKE Centre, University of Keele, Keele, Staffs. ST5 5BG; (0782) 621111, email (bitnet) or (arpanet).

October 9-12

Fabtech International

Chicago, Ill. Sponsor: Society of Manufacturing Engineers. Contact Paula Harrington, SME Event PR, One SME Drive, P.O. Box 930, Dearborn, MI 48121; (313) 271-0777.

October 9-13

Mathematical Sciences Institute Workshop

Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y. Contact Mathematical Sciences Institute (MSI), 201 Caldwell Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-2602; (607) 255-7740, -8005, or -7763 or richard Montgomery, Mathematical Science Research Institute, 1000 Centennial Drive, Berkeley, CA 94720; (415) 642-0143 or Tudor Ratiu, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064; (408) 429-4180 or (415) 643-6031.

October 10-12

8th Symposium on Reliable Distributed


Seattle, Wash. Contact Symposium Chair, Prof. Jane W.S. Liu, Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois, 1304 W. Springfield Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801-2987; (217) 333-0135.

October 10-13

5th International Software Process Workshop

Kennebunkport, Me. Sponsors: Rocky Mountain Institute of Software Engineering in coop. with ACM SIGSOFT, IEEE-CS TCSE. Contact Dewayne Perry, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Room 3D-454, 600 Mountain Avenue, Murray Hill, NJ 07974; (201) 582-2529.

October 11-13

+ Conference on Strategic Directions in

Computing Research (SDC)

Crystal City, Arlington, Va. Sponsors: ACM, Computing Research board. Contact ACM Headquarters, 11 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036; (212) 869-7440, email: MEETINGS@ACMVM.Bitnet.

October 11-13

5th Annual Scientific Computing & Automation

Conference and Exposition

Philadelphia, Penn. Sponsor: Scientific Computing & Automation magazine. Contact Don Weise, show manager, at (201) 292-5100.

October 11-17

Personal Computers '89

Minsk, Soviet Union. Contact Orbis International, Ltd., 3301 El Camino Real, Suite 200, Atherton, CA 94025; (415) 367-6543.

October 12-14

4th International Symposium on Methodologies

For Intelligent Systems

Charlotte, N.C. Sponsors: University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, University of Turin (Italy). Contact Zbigniew W. Ras, University of north Carolina, Computer Science, Charlotte, NC 28223; (704) 547-4567.

October 12-13

International Workshop on Raster Imaging and

Digital Typography (RIDT 89)

Lausanne, Switzerland. Sponsor: Eurographics Association. Contact Roger Hersch, Ecole Polytechnique de Lausanne, 37 Av. de Cour, CH-1007 Lausanne, Switzerland; hersch@clsepf51.bitnet.

October 15-18

+ 4th International Workshop on High-Level


Shawmut Inn, Kennebunkport, Me. Sponsors: ACM/SIGDA and IEEE/DATC in coop. with IEEE/CANDE and IFIP/WG10.2. Contact Technical Program Chair, Raul Camposano, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, P.O. Box 218, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598; (914) 945-3971,, or Gaetano Borriello, Computer Science Dept., University of Washington, FR 35, Seattle, WA 98195; (206) 543-1695.

October 16-18

+ Data and Knowledge Systems for

Manufacturing and Engineering (DKSME)

National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Md. Sponsor: ACM SIGMOD in coop. with IEEE-CS. Contact Lawrence A. Rowe, General Chair, c/o University of Berkelye, Computer Science Division-EECS, Berkeley, CA 94720; (415) 642-5117, email: larry@postgres.-

October 16-19

EDUCOM '89: 25TH Anniversary Conference on

Information Technology in Higher Education

Ann Arbor, Mich. Sponsors: The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and EDUCOM. Contact Sue Ellen Anderson, Conference Manager, educom, P.O. Box 364, Princeton, NJ 08540; (609) 520-3340, Conf89@EDUCOM.bitnet.

October 16-18

89 online: Taming the Information Technology


New York, N.Y. Sponsor: Operations Research Society of America (ORSA) and TIMS. For additional information, call (703) 549-4192.

October 16-20

North American Conference on Logic

Programming (NACLP 89)

Cleveland, Ohio. Sponsor: Association of Logic Programming. Contact Leon Sterling, Dept. of Computer Engineering and Science, Case Western University, Cleveland, OH 44106; (216) 368-5278 or Ewing L. Lusk, Program Chair, Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne national Laboratory, Argonne, IL 60439.

October 16-20


Munich Fair Centre, Munich, West Germany. Contact Gerald G. Kallman, President, Kallman Associates, Five Maple Court, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-4431; (201) 652-7070.

October 17-19

Fishing 89

Sponsor: Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) and its association for Finishing Processes (AFP/SME). Contact Paula Harrington, SME Even PR, P.O. Box 930, Dearborn, MI 48121; (313) 271-0777.

October 17-19

5th International COCOMO Users' Group


Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Penn. Contact Richard E. Fairley, School of Information Technology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030.

October 18-20

8th International Conference on Entity-Relationship


Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Sponsor: Entity Relationship Institute. Contact Salvatore T. March, Steering Committee Liaison; (612) 624-2017, email: march@umnacvx.bitnet.

October 18-25

Electronics Control '89

Moscow, soviet Union. Contact Orbis International, Ltd., 3301 El Camino Real, Suite 200, Atherton, CA 94025; (415) 367-6543.

October 18-20

1st Great Lakes Computer Science Conference

Kalamazoo, Mich. Contact Naveed Sherwani, Technical Program Chair, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 49008; (616) 387-5645, email:

October 19-20

Mathematical Sciences Institute Workshop:

Large-Scale Numerical Optimization

Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y. Contact MSI, 201 Caldwell Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-2602; (607) 255-7740, -8005, or -7763, or Tom Coleman, Department of Computer Science, 311a Upson Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853; (607) 255-9203, or Yuying Li, Department of Computer Science, 311b Upson Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14850; (607) 255-9203,

October 22-28

2nd International Conference on

Semiconductor and Integrated Circuit


Beijing, China. Contract Continuing Education in Engineering, University of California Extension, 2223 Fulton Street, Berkeley, CA 94720; (415) 642-4151.

October 22-26

+ TRI-Ada 89

Pittsburgh, Penn. Contact TRI-Ada 89, c/o Christy Raczkowski, MS 507, ESL Inc., 495 Java Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94088-3510.

October 23-27

+ Aerospace Applications of Artificial

Intelligence Conference (AAAIC '89)

Dayton, Ohio. Sponsor: Dayton ACM SIGART. Contact Larry McFeeters, P.O. Box 31434, Daytoin, OH 45431; (513) 829-4800 or (513) 793-6670.

October 23-25

IEEE Workshop on tools for Artificial

Intelligence: Architectures, Languages, and


George Mason University, Va. Contact N.G. Bourbakis, George Mason University, Dept. of ECE, Machine Vision Lab, Fairfax, VA 22030.

October 23-26

1989 Beijing International Computer

Simulation Conference

Beijing, China. Sponsores: CSSC in coop. with SCS. Contact Prof. Wen Chuan-Yuan, Chinese System Simulation Council, Beijing Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Beijing, China.

October 24-27

+ 2nd International Workshop on Software

Configureation Movement

Princeton, N.J. Sponsors: ACM SIGSOFT, IEEE-CS, GI-FG 2.1.1, Gesellschaft fuer Infomatik. Contact Peter Feiler, Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213; (412) 268-7790, (Western Hemisphere) or Walter Tichy, University of Karlsruhe, P.O. Box 6980, D-7500 Karlsruhe 1, FRG; +49 721 608 3934 (Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe).

October 27-29

+ Fuzzy Logic Programming/Ohio University

Computer Conference 89

Athens, Ohio. Sponsors: Ohio University Computer Science Department in coop. with ACM SIGART, OU AI Support Group. Contact P.S. Rosenbloom at (415) 723-9333, Klaus Eldridge at (614) 593-1242, or OUCC 89, Computer Science Dept., Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701.

October 30-November 1

CIPS Edmonton '89:

TelePresence and Remote Interaction

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Contract Wayne A. Davis, Program Chair, Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2H1; (403) 492-3976.

October 30-November 2

Federal CASE Conference 1989:

Integrated Data Management for Software

Engineering (FedCASE '89)

Gaithersburg, Md. Contact Dr. Maggie H. Law, (301) 975-3255, or Wilma M. Osborne, (301) 975-3339, at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Technology Bldg., Gaithersburg, MD 20899.

October 30-November 1

4th International Symposium on Computer

Information Sciences and Systems IV (1989)

Cesme (Izmir), Turkey. Sponsor: Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, and Turkish Universities Computer Science Coordination Committee. Contract Conference Chair, B. Epir and Erol Gelenbe, or Dr. Asuman Dogac, Computer Engineering Department, Middle East Technical University, 06531, Ankara, Turkey.

October 30-November 1

3rd IFAC Workshop on Experience with the

Management of Software Projects

Purdue University, Ind. Sponsors: International Federation of Autom atic Control Technical Committee on Computers (IFAC), International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), Purdue University. Contact F.J. Mowle, School of Electrical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907; (313) 494-3440, fax: (317) 494-6440, email:

November 1-2

Association and Membership Organization

Technology Exposition and Conference

Atlanta, Ga. Contact Meridith McClon, Communications Manager, at (404) 658-5617, or Barbara Ackerly, showing manager, at (404) 653-2001.

November 1-5

IEEE Conference on Computer Architecture

and Digital Signal Processing.

Hon Kong, China. Contact Peter Chiu, Hongkong Polytecnic, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hongkong 3-638344, fax: 7852) 3-7643374.

November 1-3

6th Biennial IEEE-USA Careers Conference

St. Petersburg, FLA. Sponsor: IEEE-USA. Contact William Anderson, IEEE-USA, 1111 19th Street, N.W., Suite #608, washington, DC 20036-3690; (202) 785-0017.

November 4-8*

Mathematical Sciences Institute Workshop

Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y. Contact Mathematical Sciences Institute, 201 Caldwell Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-2602; (607) 255-7740, -8005, or -7763, or R. Grossman, Department of Math, m/c 249, Box 4348, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608; (312) 413-2164, or C. Scovel, T-7, m/s, B284, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545; (505) 667-3878.

November 5-8

+ Hypertext 89

Pittsburgh, Penn. Sponsors: ACM SIGIR, SIGOIS, SIGCHI. Contract Elise Yoder, Knowledge Workshop, 4750 Old William Penn Highway, Murrysville, PA 15668; (412) 327-8181,

November 5-8

13th Annual Symposium on Computer

Applications in Medical Care (scamc)

Washington, D.C. Contact scamc, The George Washington University Medical Center, Office of Continuing Medical Education, 2300 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037.

November 6-9

IEEE International Conference on Computer-Aided

Design (ICCAD-89)

Santa Clara, Calif. Sponsors: IEEE Circuits and Systems Society, IEEE-CS. Contact General Chair, Andrzej J. Strojwas, ECE Department, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213; (412) 268-3530.

November 6-10

SIAM Conference on Applied Geometry

Tempe, Ariz. Also a one-day course on Interactive Computer Graphics. Contact Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, SIAM Conference Coordinator, 1400 Architects Building, 117 S. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5052; (215) 564-2929.

November 6-10

SIAM Conference on Geometric Design

Tempe, Ariz. Contact SIAM Conference Coordinator, 117 S. 17th Street, 14th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5052; (215) 564-2929, email: SIAM@WHARTON.-UPENN.EDU.

November 7-9

Government Microcircuit Applications

Conference (GOMAC-89)

Orlando, Fla. Contact Randolph A. Reitmeyer, GOMAC-89 Technical Program Chair, USALABCOM, Attn: SLCET-I; (201) 544-3465.

November 7-11

Productronica 89

Munich Trade Fair Centre, Munich, West Germany. Contact Gerald G. Kallman, President, Kallman Associates, Five Maple Court, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-4431; (201) 652-7070.

November 8-10

Computers and Safety

St. David's Hall, Cardiff, United Kingdom. Contact Conference Services, IEE, Savoy Place, London WC2R 0BL, United Kingdom.

November 8-10

+ 7th Annual Conference on Systems


Pittsburgh, Penn. Sponsor: ACM SIGDOC. Contact Linda Richardson or richard Cox, c/o Scribe Systems Inc., Suite 240, Commerce Court, Four Station Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15219; (412) 281-5959.

November 10-11

3rd Annual Southeastern Small College

Computing Conference

Samford University, Birmingham, ala. Sponsor: The Consortium for Computing in Small Collegs. Contact Dr. Frank Cheatham, Campbellsville College, 200 West College Street, Campbellsville, KY 42718; (502) 465-8158.

November 11-14

Autofact 89 Conference and Exposition

Detroit, Mich. Sponsor: Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) and its Computer and Automated Systems Association (CASA/SME). Contact Judy Evola, SME Event PR, One SME Drive, P.O. Box 930, Dearborn, MI 48121; (313) 271-0777.

November 13-15

+ 2nd ACM Symposium on User Interface

Software (UIST' 89)

Williamsburg, VA. Sponsor: ACM SIGGRAPH, SIGCHI. Contact General Chair, John Sibert, George Washington University, Department of EECS, Washington, DC 20052; (202) 994-4953, sibert@-

November 13-17

+ Supercomputing 89

Reno, Nev. Sponsors: ACM SIGARCH and IEEE-CS in coop. with SIAM, National Science Foundation, Supercomputing Research Center, Argonne National Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory, NCAR, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Contact F. Ron Bailey, MS 258-5, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffet Field, CA 94035; (415) 694-4500.

November 15-18

1989 AAPRDTW Conference: Professional

Responsibilities in a Global Context

St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. Sponsor: Association for the Advancement of Policy, Research, and Development in the Third World. Contact Dr. Mekki Mtewa, Executive Director, Association for the Advancement of Policy, Research, and Development in the Third World, P.O. Box 70257, Washington, DC 20024-1534.

November 16-18

+ ACM South Central Regional Conference (SCR


Tulsa, Okla. Sponsor: South Central Region. Contact ConChair, Roger L. Wainwright, Department of Computer Science, The University of Tulsa, 600 South College, Tulsa, OK 74104; (918) 631-3143, or Sudarshaw K. Dahll, University of Oklahoma, Dept. EE/CS, Norman, OK 73019; (405) 325-4721.

November 16-18

5th Annual Conference on Artificial

Intelligence and Ada

Fairfax, Va. Sponsors: George Mason University, Institute for Defense Analysis, Software Productivity Consortium. Contact Jorge Diaz-Herrera, Department of Computer Science, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030-4444; (703) 323-2713, jdiaz@gmuvax,

November 16-17

12th annual Western Educational Computing


Burlingame, Calif. Contact Judah Rosenwald, Extended Education, NAD 153, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, CA 94132; (415) 338-1212.

November 20-22

International Workshop on Discrete Algorithms

and Complexity

Fukuoka, Japan. Sponsor: Inform, Proc. Soc. Japan SIGAL and Inst. Electronics, Inform. and Comm. Eng. SIG-COMP. Contact Hiroshi Imai, Department of Computer Science and Communication Engineering, Kyushu University 36, Fukuoka 812, Japan; +81-92-641-1101, ext. 5408, c74332a@jpnccku.bitnet.

November 22-24

IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON '89)

Bombay, India. Contact Dr. M.K. Srivas, Odyssey Research Associates, Inc., o01A Harris B. Dates Drive, Ithaca, NY 14850; (607) 277-2020.

November 27-30

IEEE Conference on Neural Information

Processing Systems: Natural and Synthetic

Denver, Colo. Contact Kathie Hibbard, NIPS89 Local Committee, Engineering Center, Campus Box 425, Boulder, CO 80309-0425.

November 28-December 7


Moscow, Soviet Union. Contact Orbids International, Ltd., 3301 El Camino Real, Suite 200, Atherton, CA 94025; (415) 367-6543.

November 28-30

Engineering Workstation Conference and

Exhibit (EWC)

Los Angeles, Calif. Contact Laura Thomas, c/o Corporate Expositions, P.O. Box 3727, Santa Monica, CA; (213) 450-0500.

November 28-December 1

+ 1989 ACM Conference on LISP,

Implementation, Semantics, and Practice/History


Cambridge, Mass. Sponsors: ACM SIGPLAN, SIGACT. Contact Richard P. Gabriel or Jan Zubkoff, Lucid, Inc., 707 Laurel Street, Menlo Park, CA 94025; (415) 329-8400, email:

December issue

International Journal of Computer Aided VLSI


Ablex Publishing Corporation, Norwood, N.J. Contact Harry W. Tyrer, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211; (314) 882-6489, bitnet: tyrer@umcecn.

December 3-6

+ 12th ACM Symposim on Operating Systems


The Wigwam, Litchfield Park, Ariz. Contact Greg Andrews, General Chair, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721; (602) 621-4239,

December 4-8

5th Aerospace Computer Security Applications


Tucson, Ariz. Sponsors: IEEE Computer Society, American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS), and Aerospace Computer Security Associates (ACSA). Contact Conference Chair, M.D. Abrams, MITRE Corp., 7525 Colshire Drive, M/S Z506, McLean, VA 22101; (703) 883-6938.

December 4-6

1st International Conference on Deductive and

Object-Oriented Databases (DOOD89)

Kyoto, Japan. Sponsors: Information Processing Society of Japan and Advance Software Technology of Japan in coop. with ACM SIGMOD and IEEE-CS, ECRC, ICOT, INRIA, MCC. Contact Shojiro Nishio, Department of Information and Computer Sciences, Faculty of engineering Science, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka, 560 Japan; +81-6-853-5737 or Won Kim, c/o Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation, 3500 West Belcones Center Drive, Austin, TX 78759; (512) 343-0860.

December 4-6

+ 1989 Winter Simulation Conference

Washington, D.C. Sponsors: ACM SIGSIM, ASA, IIE, IEEE-CS, IEEE-SMCS, NBS, ORSAM SCS, and TIMS-CS. Contact Kenneth J. Musselman, General Chair WSC '89, Pritsker & Associates, Inc., 1305 Cumberland Avenue, P.O. Box 2415, West Lafayette, IN 47906; (317) 463-5557.

December 4-6

10th Annual International Conference on

Information Systems (ICIS)

Boston, Mass. Sponsor: SIM, TIMS. Contact Lewis E. Leeberg, UCLA AGSM, 405 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90024-1481; (213) 825-1428 or Benn R. Konsynski, Program Co-Chair, Harvard Business School, Loeb 23, Soldiers Field Road, Boston, MA 02163; (617) 495-6473, bitnet: 100-455@HARVBUS1.

December 5-8

2nd International Conference on Formal

Description Techniques (FDTs) for Distributed

Systems and Communications Protocols

(FORTE '89)

Vancouver, Canada. Sponsor: University of British Columbia in coop. with ACM SIGCOMM, IFIP TC 6 WG 6.1. Contact Son T. Vuong, Dept. of Computer Science, University of British columbia, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1W5, Canada; (604) 228-6366, email:

December 7-8

Advanced Database Symposium

Kyoto, Japan. Sponsor: SIG on Database Systems of the Information Processing Society of Japan. Contact Katsumi Tanaka, Dept. of Instrumentation Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kobe University, Rokkodai, Nada, Kobe 657; (078) 881-1212, ext. 5228, fax: 81788618099.

December 11-13

4th SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing

For Scientific Computing

Chicago, Ill. Sponsor: SIAM Activity Group on Supercomputing. Also a one-day course to be announced. Contact Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, SIAM Conference Coordinator, 1400 Architects Building, 117 S. 17th Street, 14th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5052; (215) 564-2929, email: SIAM@WHATON.UPENN.EDU.

December 11-13 *

International Conference on Knowledge-Based

Computer Systems (IKBCS-89)

Bombay, India. Contact S. Ramani, Chair, Program Committee, IKBCS-89, National Center for Software Technology, Gulmohar Cross Road No. 9, Juhu, Bombay 400 049, India; email: uunet!ikbcs.

December 11-13

3rd International Workshop on Petri Nets and

Performance Models

Kyoto-shi, Japan. Sponsors: SICE in coop. with SIGMETRICS. Contact Atsunobu Ichikawa, The Graduate School at Nagatsuda, Yokohama-shi, 227 Japan; (045) 922-1111, ext. 2643, (nishio) nishio @ ronsi.kuamp.-kyoto-u.junet% utokyo-relay.csnet.@RELAY.CS.NET.

December 13-14

Baltimore Computer Conference and


Baltimore, Md. Contact National Trade Productions, Inc., 313 South Patrick Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 683-8500, (800) 638-8510.

December 13-15

+ 3rd SIGSOFT 1898: Software Testing, Analysis,

and Verification Symposium (TAV 3)

Key West, Fla. Sponsor: ACM SIGSOFT. Contact General Chair, Richard DeMillo, Software Engineering Research Center, Purdue University, west Lafayette, IN 47907; (317) 494-7823.

December 19-21

9th Conference on Foundations of Software

Technology and Theoretical Computer Science

Bangalore, India. Contact C.E. Veni Madhavan, Conference Secretariat FST&TCS9, TRDDC, 1 Mangaldas Road, Pune 411001, India; 212-662453.

December 26-27

6th Israeli Conference on Artificial Intelligence

And Computer Vision

Tel-Aviv, Israel. Sponsor: IPA. Contact IPA, P.O. Bo 13009, 91130 Jerusalem, Israel; hezy@taurus.bitnet.


January 8-10

1st International Workshop on the Numerical

Solution of Markov Chains

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C. Sponsors: NCSU Computer Science Department, CRSC at NCSU in coop. with SIAM/SIAGLA, IFIP W.G. 7.3, Applied Probability Group. Contact William J. Stewart, Computer Science Department, North Carolina State University, Box 8206, Raleigh, NC 27695; (919) 737-7824, email:

January 17-19


Symposium on Principles of Programming

Languages (POPL)

San Francisco, Calif. Sponsors: SIGACT, SIGPLAN. Contact General Chair, Frances E. Allen IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, P.O. Box 704, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598; (914) 789-7518, email: ALLEN@IBM.COM.

January 22-24

1st Annual ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete


San Francisco, Calif. Contact Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Conference Coordinator, 1400 Architects Building, 117 S. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5052; (215) 564-2929.

January 22-26

Winter 1990 USENIX Technical Conference

Washington, D.C. Contact Daniel V. Klein, Washington Technical Program, Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.

January 30-31

International Conference on Local Area

Networks (INDOLAN '90)

Madras, India. Sponsors: Computer Society of India, International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Working Group 6.4. Contact S.V. Raghavan, Chair, Program Committee, INDOLAN '90, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 600 036, India; +91-44-415665, email: uunet!shakti!shiva!raghavan.

February 13-15


San Jose, Calif. Sponsor: American Electronics Association. Contact Chuck Jungi, American Electronics Association, 5201 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054; (408) 987-4204.

February 15-17

EURASIP Workshop on Neural Networks

Sesimbra, Portugal. Contacl Luis B. Almeida, Workshop Chair, Instituto De Engenharia De Sistemas E Computadores (INESC), Apartado 10105, P-1017 Lisboa Codex, Portugal; +351-1-544607; email: [any backbone, uunet]!mcvax!inesc!lba.

February 22-23

+ 1990 ACM 18th Annual Computer Science


Washington, D.C. Sponsor: ACM. Contact 1990 ACM Computer Science Conference, Barbara Kyriakakis, CSC '90 Secretary, Department of Computer Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030; (703) 323-2318; CSC90@GMUVAX (bitnet), CSC90@GMUVAX.GMU.EDU.

February 22-23

+ 21st ACM SIGCSE Symposium

Washington, D.C. Sponsor: ACM SIGCSE. Contact Elliot Koffman, Temple University, Computer Information Dept., Philadelphia, PA 19122; (215) 635-3363.

February 27-28

3rd International Softwre for Strategic

Systems Conference

Huntsville, Ala. Sponsor: IEEE-CS, Huntsville Chapter, the University of Alabama in Huntsville Division of Continuing Education. Contact The University of alabama in Huntsville, Division of Continuing Education, Tom Bevill Center 285, Huntsville, AL 35899; (205) 895-6372, (800) 448-4035 (outside Huntsville).

March 4-7*

3rd Conference on Theoretical Aspects of

Reasoning About Knowledge

Asilomar, Calif. Contact Conference Chair, Moshe Vardi, IBM Almaden Research Center K53-802, 650 Harry Road, San Jose, CA 95120-6099; (408) 927-1784, email: VARDI@ALMVMA.BITNET, VARDI@IBM.COM.

March 5-8*

8th Annual National Conference on Ada

Technology: Ada Has Arrived--Software and

Systems Engineering

Atlanta, Ga. Contact 8th Annual National Conference on Ada Technology, U.S. Army Communications, Electronics Command, Attn: AMSEL-RD-SE-CRM (Kay Trezza), Fort Monmouth, NY 07703-5000; MILNET: AMSEL-RD-LC-COM@CECOM-1.arp.

March 5-7

SIAM Conference on Applied Probability in

Science and Engineering

New Orleans, La. Sponsors: Bernard Matkowski, Northwestern University, and James McKenna, AT&T Laboratories. Contact SIAM Conference Coordinator, 1400 Architects Building, 117 S. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5052; (215) 564-2929.

March 7-9

PARBASE-90: A Two-Track Interntional

Conference on Databases, Parallel

architectures, and Their Applications

Miami Beach, Fla. Sponsor: Florida International University in coop. with Euromicro. Contact PARBASE-90, School of Computer Science, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199; email: parbase@servax, (305) 554-3429.

March 12-15*

IEEE Computer Society 1990 International

Conference on Computer Languages

New Orleans, La. Sponsor: IEEE-CS Computer Languages Technical Committee. Contact Conference Chair, Boumediene Belkhouche, Computer science Department, P.O. Box 5079, Tulane University, New Orleans LA 70118; (504) 865-5840, bb@cs.tulane,edu.

March 18-21*

1990 Symposium on Interactive 3d Graphics

Snowbird, Utah. Sponsors: Office of Naval Research, National Science Foundation, USA Ballistic Research Laboratory, ardent Computer, AT&T Pixel Machines, Digital Equipment Corporation, Evans & Sutherland, Hewlett-Packard, NeXT, Pixar, Silicon Graphics, Stellar Computer and Sun Microsystems. Contact Rich Riesenfeld, 1990 Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics, University of Utah, Department of Computer Science, 3190 Merrill Engineering Building, Salt Lake City, UT 84112; (801) 581-8224.

March 19-22

5th CHILL Conference

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Sponsor: Telebras. Contact Carlos Camarao de Figueiredo, c/o 5th CHILL Conference Organizing Committee, CPqD-Telebras, Caixa Postal 1579, 13085, Campinas, Brazil; +55 192 591553.

March 21-23*

9th Annual International Conference on

Computers and Communications (ICCC)

Scottsdale, Ariz. Contact Program Chair, Ralph Martinez, ECE dept., The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721; (602) 621-6174, martinez%ecevax@rvax.ccit.-

March 28-30

+ 1990 Symposium on Personal and Small


Arlington, Va. Sponsors: ACM SIGSMALL/PC. Contact Elizabeth Unger, Kansas State University, 234 Nicholas Hall, Manhattan, KS 66505; (913) 532-6350, email:

March 26-30

International Conference on Extending Data

Base Technology (EDBT '90)

Fondazione Cini, Venice, Italy. Sponsors: EDBT Foundation, Italian Res. Coul. AFCET, Data Eng., AICA, BSC, GI in coop. with SIGMOD. Contact Michael L. Brodie, GTE Laboratories, Inc., 40 Sylvan Road, MS 62, Waltham, MA 02254; (617) 466-2256, email:; or Manuela Mennucci, IEI-CNR, Via S. Maria, 46, 56126 Pisa, Italy; 39-50-500159; or Franois Bancilhon, EDBT 90, Altair, BP 105, 78153 Le Chesnay Cedex, France; Francois at

March 26-30

+ 12th International Conference on Software


Nice Acroplis, France. sponsor: ACM SIGSOFT, AFCET, Software Engineering. Contact General Chair, Francois-Regis Valette, Head of Computer Science Department, CERT/DERI, P.O. Box 4026, 2 Avenue, Edquard Belin, 31055 Toulouse, France; (33) 61557111.

March 29-31*

Mathematical Sciences Institute Symposium:

Mathematics as Art, Mathematics as a

Consumer Good

Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y. Contact MSI, Cornell University, 201 Caldwell Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853-2602; (607) 255-8005.

April 1-5

+ ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in

Computing Systems (CHI '90)

Seattle, Wash. Sponsor: ACM SIGCHI in coop. with SIGGRAPH, Human Factors Society, IEEE-CS. Contact Conference Co-Chair, Gene Lynch, Human Factors Research, MS 50-320, Tektronix, Inc., P.O. Box 500, Beaverton, OR 97077; (503) 627-5131 or Jon Meads, 9Y12, Bell-Northern Research, P.O. Box 402, Ogdensburg, NY 13669-0402; (613) 763-4459.

April 2-4


Symposium on Principles of Database Systems


Nashville, Tenn. Sponsors: ACM SIGACT, SIGMOD, SIGART. Contact Daniel Rosenkrantz, General Chair, PODS, Dept. of Computer Science, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY 12222; or Patrick C. Fisher, Local Arrangements Chair, PODS, Dept. of Computer Science, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37275; pcf@vuse,

April 2-5

Working Conference of Programming Concepts

and Methods (IFIP W.G.2.2/2.3)

Sea of Galilee, Israel. Contact Dr. Manfred Broy, Fakultaet fuer Mathematik and Informatik, Universitaet Pasau, Postfach 2540, D-8390 Passau, West Germany.

April 3-5

5th International Conference on Statistical and

Scientific Database Management

Charlotte, N.C. Sponsors: Commission of the European Communities Statistics Office (EUROSTAT), International Association for Statistical Computing (IASC), University of North Carolina-Charlotte, Ente Nazionale Ernergie Alternative (ENEA). Contact General Chair, Zbigniew Michalewicz, Department of Computer Science, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC 28223; zbyszek@unccvax.

April 3-5

6th International Conference on Metering

Apparatus and Tariffs for Electricity Supply


University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), United Kingdom. Contact Secretariat, Conference Services, The Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE), Savoy Place, London WC2R 0BL, United Kingdom; 01-240 1871, ext. 222.

April 4-6

2nd International Workshop on Metaprogramming

in Logic (Meta 90)

Leuven, Belgium. Sponsor: National Fund for Scientific Research. Contact Danny De Schreye, Dept. Computer Science, K.U. Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200A, B-3030 Belgium.

April 10-12

International Symposium on Design and

Implementation of Symbolic Computation


Capri, Italy. Contact Alfonso Miola, Dip. Informatica e Sistemistica, Via Buonarroti, 12, 00185 Roma, Italy; (+39)-6-7312367/7312328/733412; fax: (+39)-6-734616.

April 17-20

10th European Meeting on Cybernetics and

Systems Research (EMCSR 1990)

University of Vienna, Austria. Sponsor: Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies. Contact Robert Trappl, Department of Med. Cybernetics and Artificial Intelligence, University of Vienna, Freyung 6/2, A-1010, Vienna, Austria, Europe; email: sec%ai-vie.- uucp@[, cernvax.bitnet, mcvax], +43 222 53532810.

April 23-27

EURIT 90: A European Conference on

Technology and Education

Herning, Denmark. Contact Conference Secretariat, EURIT '90, CPI, Danish Centre for Education and Information Technology, 72 Vesterbrogade, DK-1620 Copenhagen V, Denmark; +45 1 23 71 11. After May 1989, +45 31 23 71 11.

April 23-26

1st International Conference on Systems


Morristown, N.J. Sponsors: Institute for Integrated Systems (INIS) and Department of Computer and Information Science at New Jersey Institute of Technology in coop. with Gesellschaft fuer Mathematik und Datenverarbeitung (GMD), AT&T, Bell Communications Research (Bellcore), IEEE-CS, ACM. Contact Peter A. Ng, Program Co-Chair, Department of Computer and Information Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ 07102; (201) 596-3387.

April 25-27

+ Conference on Office Information Systems

(COIS 90)

Cambridge, Mass. Sponsors: IEEE-CS, ACM SIGOIS. Contact Robert B. Allen, Bellcore 2A-367, Morristown, NJ 07960-1910; (201) 829-4280.

May 9-11

+ International Workshop on Formal Methods in

Software Development

Napa, Calif. Sponsors: ACM SIGSOFT. Contact Mark Moriconi, SRI International, Computer Science Laboratory, BN176, 333 Ravenswood Avenue, Menlo Park, CA 94025; (415) 859-5364, email:

May 7-9

IEEE International Conference on Computer

Systems and Software Engineering (CompEuro


Tel Aviv, Israel. Contact CompEuro '90 Conference Secretariat, c/o ORTRA, P.O. Box 50432, Tel Aviv. 61500, Israel; 972-3-664825.

May 8-10

Forward Into the Second Quarter-Century in


Budapest, Hungary. Sponsors: IFIP in coop. with ICCC, ITU, and UNESCO. Contact COMNET '90 Conference Secretariat, P.O. Box 240, H-1368, Budapest, Hungary; (31-1) 329-329 or 329-390.

May 13-18

1990 IEEE International Conference on

Robotics and Automation

Cincinnati, Ohio. Sponsor: IEEE Robotics and Automation Society. Contact Harry Hayman, P.O. Box 3216, Silver Spring, MD 20901; (301) 434-1990 or (407) 483-3037.

May 22-25*

+ ACM SIGMETRICS 90 Conference on

Measurement and Modeling of Computer

Systems (SIGMETRICS 90)

Boulder, Colo. Sponsor: ACM SIGMETRICS. Contact Gary J. Nutt, General Chair, SIGMETRICS 90, Dept. of Computer Science, C.B. 430, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0430; (303) 492-7581, email:

May 23-25*

+ ACM SIGMOD International Conference on

Management of Databases (SIGMOD '90)

Atlantic City, N.J. Sponsor: ACM SIGMOD. Contact Program Chair, SIGMOD '90, Hector Garcia Molina, Princeton University, Dept. of Computer Science, Princeton, NJ; (609) 452-4633,

May 23-25

6th International Conference and Exhibition on

Information Security in Espoo (IFIP/SEC '90)

Espoo (Helsinki), Finland. Sponsors: Finnish Banks, Tietotehdas, IBM in coop. with Information Processing Association SIG/SEC IIA, Finland Chapter EDPAA, Finland Chapter. Contact Conference Secretarial IFIP/SEC '90, Congrex (Finland), Linnankatu 3, SF-00160 Helsinki, Finland; +358-0-175355.

May 23-25

20th International Symposium on Multiple-Valued


Charlotte, N.C. Contact George Epstein, University of North Carolina, Computer Science Department, Charlotte, NC 28223; (704) 547-4566.

May 28-31*

+ 17th Annual International Symposium on

Computer Architecture (ISCA 17)

Seattle, Wash. Contact Program Chair, ISCA 17, Jim Goodman, at University of Wisconsin, Computer Sciences Dept., 1210 West Dayton St., Madison, WI 53706; (608) 262-1204.

June 6-8

Fractal 90: 1st IFIP Conference on Fractals

Lisbon, Portugal. Sponsor: Associacao Portuguesa de Informatica. For additional information, contact Fractal 90, Associacao Portuguesa de Informatica, Av. Almirante Reis, 127,1, 1100 Lisbon, Portugal.

June 12-15

9th International Conference on Analysis and

Optimization of Systems

Antibes, France. Sponsors: AFCET, CNRS, IEEE-CS, IIASA, SEE, SIAM, SMAI. Contact INRIA, Service des Relations Exterieures, Bureau des Colloques, Domaine de Voluceau, Rocquencourt, B.P. 105-78153, Le Chesnay Cedex France; 33 (1) 39 63 56 00.

June 18-22

+ Conference on Programming Language Design

and implementation (SIGPLAN '90)

White Plains, N.Y. Sponsor: SIGPLAN. Contact Mark Scott Johnson, Sun Microsystems, Inc., 2550 Garcia Avenue, M/S 1-40, Mountain View, CA 94043--1169; (415) 336-7758,

June 25-29 *

+ Computer Graphics International '90 (CGI '90)

Kent Ridge, Singapore. Sponsor: The Institute of Systems Science, National University of Singapore, in coop. with ACM SIG-GRAPH, IEEE-CS. The British Computer Society. Contact Program Chair, CGI '90, Tat-Seng Chua, Institute of Systems Science, National University of Singapore, Kent Ridge, Singapore 0511; 65-772-3110, CHUATS@NUSVM.BITNET.

June 25-27

+ National Educational Computing Conference

1990 (NECC '90)

Opryland Hotel, Nashville, Tenn. Sponsors: ICCE in coop. with ACM SIGCAS, SIGCSE, SIGCUE, SIGUCCS, IACE, ACH, EDUCOM, ECMI, IEEE-CS, SCS, ASCUE, AERA. Contact General Chair, John D. McGregor, Dept. of Computer Studies, Murray State University, Murray, KY 42071; (502) 762-6214, MYU001@UKCC.BITNET.

June 25-29

+ 26th ACM/IEEE Design Automation


Orlanda, Fla. Sponsors: ACM SIGDA in coop. with IEEE-CS. Contact M.P. Associates, 7490 Clubhouse Road, Ste. 102, Boulder, CO 80301; (303) 530-4333.

July 2-4

2nd International Symposium on Databases in

Parallel and Distributed Systems

Dublin, Ireland. Contact Rakesh Agrawal, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Room 3D450, 600 Mountain Avenue, Murray Hill, NJ 07974; (201) 582-2250, rakesh@research.att com or David Bell, Institute of Informatics, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland BT370QB; (0232) 365131 X2674; CB/W23%UPVAX.ULSTER.AC.UK.

July 2-6

State of the Art in Computer Graphics

Edinburgh, Scotland. Sponsor: British Computer Society. Contact Program Chair, David F. Rogers, U.S. Naval Academy, Anapolis, MD 21402-5000; (301) 267-3283 or 3284,

July 2-8

3rd International Conference on Information

Processing and Management of Uncertainty in

Knowledge-based Systems

Paris, France. Contact Secretariat de la Conference IMPU, ENSTA, 32 Boulevard Victor, 75015 Paris, France; (33) 1 45 77 68 77.

July 16-20

17th International Colloquium on Automata,

Lamguages, and Programming (ICALP90)

University of Warwick, England. Contact Programme Committee Chair, M.S. Paterson, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, United Kingdom; +44-203-523194, email:

July 16-20

SIAM Annual Meeting

Chicago, Ill. Sponsor: Andrzej Manitius, George Mason University. Plus a one-day short course to be announced. Contact SIAM Conference Coordinator, 1400 Architects Building, 117 S. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5052; (215) 564-2929.

July 23-27

4th International Symposium on Spatial Data


University of Zurich, Switzerland. Sponsor: IGU Commission on GIS. Contact Symposium Secretariat, Department of Geography, University of Zurich (Irchel), Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH-8057 Zurich; email: K505820@CZHRZU1a.bitnet, fax: 0041-1-257 4004.

July 28

Directors and Implications of Advanced

Computing (DIAC-90)

Boston, Mass. Sponsor: Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility. Contact Doug Schuler at (206) 865-3226.

August 6-10

+ 17th Annual ACM Conference on Computer

Graphics and Interactive Techniques


Dallas, Tex. Sponsor: ACM SIGGRAPH. Contact Lois Blankstein, SIGGRAPH Conference Liaison, ACM, 11 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036; (212) 869-7440, email: lois

August 13-17

International Conference on the APL

Programming Language (APL 90)

Helsingor (Elsinore), Denmark. Sponsor: Danish Data Association in coop. with SIG-APL. Contact Kim S. Andreasen, Snerlevej 3, DK-3000, Helsingoer, Denmark, +45 49 21 04 17, IPSA: KIMA or APL90IG.

August 20-25

13th International Conference on

Computations Linguistics (COLING-90)

University of Helsinki, Finland. Pre-Coling tutorials from August 16 to 18. Contact Local Arrangements Chair, Fred Karlsson, Dept. of General Linguistics, University of Helsinki, Hallituskatu 11, SF-00100, Helsinki, Finland; +358 0 1 911, COLING@FINUH (bitnet).

September 10-12 *

2nd International Workshop on Advances in

Robot Kinematics

Linz, Austria. Contact Conference Co-Chair, Jadran Lenarcic, Jozef Stefan Institute, University of Edvard Kardelj, Jamova 39, 61111 Ljubljana, Yugoslavia; +61-214-399, fax: +61-219-385 or Conference Co-Chair, Sabine Stifter, RISC-Linz, Johannes Kepler University, A-4040 Linz, Austria, +7236-3231-50, fax: +7236-3331-30, email: K313440 AEARN (Bitnet).

September 12-14

Performance 90: 14th IFIP WG 7.3 International

Symposium on Computer Performance

Edinburgh, Scotland. Contact Rob Pooley, Joint Programme Chair, Performance 90, Computer Science, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh EH9 8JZ, Scotland; (+31) 667-1081, ext. 2765.

September 13-16

+ Computers and the Quality of Life (CQL)

Washington, D.C. Sponsor: ACM CAS. Contact

Sylvia A. Shafto, 6206 Firefly Drive, San Jose, CA 95120; (408) 997-7918/924-5089.

September 18-20

EP90: Electronic Publishing '90

Washington, D.C. Contact Dr. Lawrence A. Welsch, EP90, National Institute of Standards and Technology, TECH B266, Gaithersburg, MD 20899; (301) 975-3345, email: Group Leader<>.

October 1-5 *

International Conference on Information


Tokyo, Japan. Sponsor: The Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ). Contact Program Committee Chair, Haruhisa Ishida, Computer Center, University of Tokyo, 2-11-16 Yay oi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113, Japan; +81-3-818-0287, email:

October 7-10 *

+ 3rd Conference on Computer-Supported

Cooperative Work (CSCW '90)

Los Angeles, Calif. Sponsors: ACM SIGCHI, SIGOIS. Contact Conference Chair, Tora K. Bikson, Rand Corporation, 1700 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90406-2138; (213) 393-0411, ext. 7227,

november 5-9

ICCC--90 (10th International Conference on

Computer Communication)

New Delhi, India. Contact ICCC--90 Conference Secretariat, Ms. Saroj Chowla, CMC Limited, 1 Ring Road, Kilokri, Opp. Maharani Bagh, New Delhi, 110 014, India; 6830086, 6836079.

December 3-5 *

+ ACM SIGSOFT '90: 4th Symposium on

Software Development Environments (SDE4)

Irvine, Calif. Sponsor: ACM SIGSOFT, SIGPLAN. Contact Dewayne E. Perry, AT&T Bell Laboratories, 600 Mountain Avenue, Murray Hill, NJ 07974; (201) 582-2529, DEP@ALLEGRA.ATT.COM.

December 16-19

+ 11th Annual International Conference on

Information Systems (ICIS)

Copenhagen, Denmark. Sponsor: SIM, TIMS in coop. with ACM SIGBDP. Contact Lewis E. Leeburg, UCLA AGSM, 405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024-1481; (213) 825-1428.


March 4-7

+ ACM 19th Computer Science Conference

San Antonio, Tex. Sponsor: ACM. Contact C. Junshong Hwang, Dept. of Computer Science, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, TX 78666; (512) 245-3434, CS-HWANG@SWTEXAS.

March 7-8

+ SIGCSE Technical Symposium

San Antion, Tex. Sponsor: ACM SIGCSE. Contact Nell Dale, Computer Sciences Dept., University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712; (512) 471-9539, email:

April 28-May 2

+ CHI '91 Human Factors in Computing Systems

New Orleans, La. Sponsor: ACM SIGCHI. Contact L. Borman, 1865 Tanglewood Drive, Glenview, IL 60025; (312) 998-6476, email: BORMAN.CHI@XEROX.COM.

July 1-3

International Conference on Computing 1991

(COMP 1991)

Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, United Kingdom. Sponsor: IEEE in coop. with SIGSOFT, Charles Babbage Institute (Minneapolis), IFAC, British Computer Society, IEEE-CS, British Association for the Advancement of Science, British Society for the History of Science. The Royal Society, Institution of Electronic and Radio Engineers. Contact General Chair, E. Ash CBE FRS. Imperial College of London, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2AZ, United Kingdom; +44 1 589 5111.

July 8-12

2nd International Conference on Industrial and

Applied Mathematics

Washington, D.C. Sponsor: Robert E. O'Malley, Jr., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Contact SIAM Conference Coordinator, 1400 Architects Building, 117 S. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5052; (21) 564-2929.

July 29-August 2

+ 18th Annual Conference and Exhibition on

Computer Graphics and Interactive

Techniques: ACM SIGGRAPH 1991

Las Vegas, Nev. Sponsor: ACM SIGGRAPH. Contact Lois Blankstein, SIGGRAPH Conference Liaison, ACM Headquarters, 11 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036; (212) 869-7440, ext. 229, email: Lois (arpanet).

December 15-17

12th Annual International Conference on

Information Systems (ICIS)

New York, N.Y. Sponsor: SIM, TIMS in coop. with SIGBDP. Contact Lewis E. Leeburg, UCLA AGSM, 405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024-1481; (213) 825-1428.


February 29-March 7

+ ACM SIGCSE Technical Symposium

Kansas City, Mo. Sponsor: ACM SIGCSE. Contact Maynard J. Mansfield, Dept. of Computer Science, Indiana-Purdue at Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499; (219) 481-6236, email: MANSFIEL@IUBACS.BITNET.

May 3-7

+ CHI '92 Human Factors in Computing Systems

Monterey, Calif. Sponsor: SIGCHI. Contact L. Borman, 1865 Tanglewood Drive, Glenview, IL 60025; (312) 998-6476, email: BORMAN.CHI@XEROX.COM.

May 10-15

+ SIGSMALL Symposium

Toronton, Canada. Sponsor: ACM SIGSMALL. Contact Jacob Slonim, 230 Scarborough Road, Toronto, Canada; (416) 690-6434.
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