Banach’s Algorithmic Corner

MIM UW – great place to work!

By Renata Czarniecka Interview with Lucas Pastor, former Postdoc at MIM UW, Warsaw, Poland Renata Czarniecka: – What made you choose the Institute of Informatics at University of Warsaw (MIM UW ) for your postdoc? Lukas Pastor: – I found out about MIM UW from my friend, who is a researcher in my field. …read

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HALG 2019 in Copenhagen on June 14-16, 2019

By sank I was recently asked to chair the 4th Highlights of Algorithms conference (HALG 2019). HALG 2019 will be held in Copenhagen on June 14-16, 2019. First, I wish to see many of you there. HALG works very well and for me it was one of the best algorithmic conferences I …read more From::

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2018 NCN prizes awarded!

By Renata Czarniecka On October 10, 2018, the National Science Centre Awards were presented for the sixth time. The prize, established in 2013 by the NCN Council, is awarded to scientists up to the age of 40 for significant achievements in the field of basic research conducted in Polish scientific institutions. Every year, …read more

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Postdoc positions in Warsaw (algorithms)

By sank We announce one-year postdoc positions (with possible extensions) at the Institute of Informatics, University of Warsaw, Poland. The positions are supported by the ERC Starting Grant CUTACOMBS: “Cuts and decompositions: algorithms and combinatorial properties” led by Marcin Pilipczuk and by the ERC Consolidator Grant TUgbOAT: “Towards Unification of Algorithmic Tools” …read more From::

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Sweet and Sour News

By sank This ‘sweet and sour’ news is already some time overdue. You might already know how a typical geographical distribution of ERC grants looks like. The next figure shows to which countries Consolidator grants went in 2017. This distribution is usually typical for Poland, i.e., apx. 1 grant is given. This …read more From::

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ESA Test-of-Time Award 2017

By sank Announcement of the ESA Test-of-Time Award 2017 European Symposium on Algorithms (ESA) http://esa-symposium.org/ The ESA Test-of-Time Award (ESA ToTA) recognizes outstanding papers in algorithms research that were published in the ESA proceedings 19-21 years ago and which are still influential and stimulating for the field today. For the 2017 award, papers from ESA’96

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Call for Nominations for Invited Talks 3rd Highlights of Algorithms conference (HALG 2018)

By sank The call for nominations for invited talks for HALG 2018 is open till 12th of December! See below. ==== Call for Nominations for Invited Talks 3rd Highlights of Algorithms conference (HALG 2018) Amsterdam, June 4-6, 2018http://2018.highlightsofalgorithms.org/ The HALG 2018 conference seeks high-quality nominations for invited talks that will …read more From:: Banach’s Algorithmic

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Planar Perfect Matching is “not” in NC

By sank I though I get close to actually solving the planar matching problem in NC. We had a simultaneous arXiv submission on this problem together with Vijay Vazirani and Nima Anari. However, my solution contained a major error. Hence, with regret I need to say that my paper does …read more From:: Banach’s Algorithmic

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Some pictures from ICALP

By kowalik On 10-13 July we hosted ICALP in Warsaw. It was fun! See a few random pictures below. [See image gallery at corner.mimuw.edu.pl] …read more From:: Banach’s Algorithmic Corner

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Invitation to Award Ceremony of the ESA Test-of-Time Award 2016

By sank ____________________________________________________________ On behalf of the Steering Committee of ESA and the Program Committee of ESA 2017, I would like to invite you to attend the ESA conference and the ESA Test-of-Time 2016 Award Ceremony. The ceremony will take place on the afternoon of 5th of September during ESA 2017 in Vienna …read more

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