"MINI-SCHOOL on Parallel and Distributed Computing"

June 27 and 28, 1998 Perto Vallarta, Mexico

Organized by the Student Chapter of the Mexican Computer Science Society (SMCC) and associated to the

ACM PODC -SPAA ´98 Symposium that will be held in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, june 28- july 2.

The Mini-School consists of three Tutorials imparted by top researchers in the fields of Parallel and Distributed Computing.

Registration fee: US$ 60.00 until May 31, after US$ 75.00 for three tutorials, for all participants.

The three Tutorials are:

Tutorial 1: Abstract Programming and Proofs for Distributed Systems by Nancy Lynch, MIT

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Tutorial 2: Parallel Computing: Perspectives and Challenges by Calvin Lin, U. Texas at Austin

Outline:

Tutorial 3: Distributed Computing: The last five years, The next five years by Hagit Attiya, Technion

Outline:

This tutorial describes three current research trends that the speaker considers central:

The tutorial will present past achievements in these directions, and will outline where they could (or should) take us.

The tutorial schedule is as follows:

June 27, 1998, Saturday

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8:00 - 8:45 Registration

8:45 - 9:00 Presentation of the Mini-school

9:00 - 10:30 Tutorial 1, Part 1. Nancy Lynch, MIT

10:30 - 11:00 Break

11:00 - 12:30 Tutorial 1, Part 2. Nancy Lynch, MIT

12:30 - 14:30 Lunch

14:30 - 16:00 Tutorial 2, part 1. Calvin Lin, U. Texas at Austin

16:00 - 16:30 Break

16:30 - 18:00 Tutorial 2, part 2. Calvin Lin, U. Texas at Austin

June 28, 1998, Sunday

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9:00 - 10:30 Tutorial 3, Part 1. Hagit Attiya, Technion

10:30 - 11:00 Break

11:00 - 12:30 Tutorial 3, Part 2. Hagit Attiya, Technion

18:00 - 19:00 Poster Session for Student Projects.

For payment and suscription information:

Sociedad Mexicana de Ciencias de la Computacion (Mexican Computer Science Society),

Phone: (28) 18-13-02 y 18-56-62 Mexico

email: smcc@xalapa.lania.mx