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Workshop 14.+15.09.2017, DFG SPP 1736 at Kiel University


DFG SPP 1736 ,,Algorithms for Big Data'':

Workshop on Memory-Efficient Algorithms and their Applications in Marine and Life Science

Kiel University, September 14 - 15, 2017

Organizers: Ulrich Meyer (Frankfurt), Anand Srivastav (Kiel)

The DFG SPP 1736 “Algorithms for Big Data” announces a workshop on memory-efficient algorithms and their applications at Kiel University.

The representative areas include all kind of algorithmic problems addressing big data problems, e.g. external memory, streaming, compressing, searching, indexing and mining, but also their applications in computational biology and bioinformatics.

The workshop aims to provide a forum for exchange of ideas between algorithm designers and biologist in marine and life science.

Invited speakers are:

Professor Tal Dagan (Kiel University; Microbial Genome Evolution)

Professor Ute Hentschel Humeida (GEOMAR Kiel; Marine Microbiology)

Professor Dominik Kempa (Helsinki University; Algorithms)

Dr. Bernhard Renard (Robert Koch Institute Berlin; Bioinformatics)

The workshop will start on Wednesday, September 13, at 20 hours with an informal get-together. It will close on Friday, September 15 at 13 hours. The workshop program you find here. For abstracts please click here.

Please note: Because of construction works the workshop will be held at LMS4 - R. 424, Kleiner Hörsaal des Mathematischen Seminars, Ludewig-Meyn-Str. 4 (not at Steinitz-Hörsaal); directions to the workshop venue you find here.

Registration was open until September 05, 2017. For further information please contact al@informatik.uni-kiel.de

The SPP 1736 can cover travel and hotel accommodation for members, PhD students and postdocs of the SPP.

Hotels can be found here:

GHOTEL (87€)

Nordic Hotel Königstein (82,50€, reservation number 2297608935)

Nordic Hotel am Kieler Schloss (92,50€)

Berliner Hof (78€)

Hotel Düvelsbek Garni (77€)

We hope to see you in Kiel.

With Best Regards,

Ulrich Meyer (Goethe University Frankfurt) and Anand Srivastav (Kiel University), Organizers

Sponsored by DFG SPP 1736, Cluster of Excellence “The Future Ocean” and Kiel Marine Science