In the next several years we will run a series of annual workshops and training schools in computational discrete mathematics, supported by the EPSRC-funded Collaborative Computational Project CoDiMa (http://www.codima.ac.uk). At the moment, we have finalised dates and locations for the first two of our events:
- First CoDiMa Training School in Computational Discrete Mathematics (University of Manchester, November 16th-20th, 2015).
- First Joint GAP-SageMath Days (University of St Andrews, January 18th-22nd, 2016, preceded by a GAP coding sprint on January 13th-16th).
The First CoDiMa Training School in Computational Discrete Mathematics will take place at the University of Manchester on November 16th-20th, 2015. This school is intended for PhD students and researchers from UK institutions. It will start with the 2-days hands-on Software Carpentry workshop covering basic concepts and tools, including working with the command line, version control and task automation, continued with introductions to GAP and SageMath systems, and followed by the series of lectures and exercise classes on a selection of topics in computational discrete mathematics. The school will finish at Friday lunchtime, with an option to stay for the NBSAN (North British Semigroups and Applications Network) meeting on Friday afternoon.
The First Joint GAP-SageMath Days will be held at the University of St Andrews on January 18th-22nd, 2016. The focus of this event will be on improving GAP-SageMath integration and interaction between our systems. Prior to that, there will be also a GAP coding sprint on January 13th-16th.
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