SAC 2000

2000 ACM Symposium on Applied Computing
March 19-21, 2000
Villa Olmo, Como, Italyy

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SAC 2000

Over the past fourteen years, the ACM Symposium on Applied Computing has become a primary forum for applied computer scientists, computer engineers, software engineers, and application developers from around the world to interact and present their work. SAC 2000 is sponsored by the ACM Special Interest Group on Applied Computing (SIGAPP). SAC 2000 is presented in cooperation with the ACM Special Interest Group on Biomedical Computing (SIGBIO) and the ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Uses in Education (SIGCUE).

This year, for the first time, the Symposium is being held outside the United States, at Villa Olmo in Como, Italy.

The registration form for is available in RTF and HTML formats.

Conference Programme

The conference programme is now available. It includes:


Four tutorials have been accepted for presentation at the Symposium on Sunday the 19th of March. Read
Bulk Synchronous Parallelism in Practice
David B. Skillicorn, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada
(9:00AM - noon)
Human-Centered Electronic Commerce
Rajiv Khosla, University of Houston-University Park and
Ernesto Damiani, University of Milan at Crema
(9:00AM - noon)
Self-Stabilization: A New Paradigm for Fault Tolerance in Distributed Systems and Algorithms
Pradip K. Srimani, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins
(1:30PM - 4:30PM)
Design and Analysis of Real-Time and Multimedia Communication Systems
Albert M. K. Cheng, University of Houston-University Park
(1:30PM - 4:30PM)
See also the Message from the Tutorial Chair.

Symposium Registration

The registration form for the conference is available in RTF and HTML formats. There is also a list of social and other activities.

Note that registrants for the technical sessions will receive the SAC 2000 Proceedings.

SAC 2000 serves as one of the premiere conferences in Information Technology. Attendees will hear from experts about the latest in research and development in their fields. Attendance is limited, so register soon for SAC 2000!!!!!


The conference is being held at Villa Olmo in Como, Italy.

Special room rates are available at a number of hotels: details are on the symposium accommodation page.

SAC 2000 Tracks

The following special tracks are planned to form the heart of this year's Symposium.
AI and Computational Logic Chih-Cheng Hung
Southern Polytechnic State University

Agostinho Rosa
Instituto de Sistemas e Robotica

Biomedical Computing Donna Mooney
University of Arkansas
Computational Science S. Lakshmivarahan
University of Oklahoma
Computer Uses in Education Malini Krishnamurthi
California State University-Fullerton
Coordination Models, Languages and Applications George A. Papadopoulos
University of Cyprus

Andrea Omicini
Universita degli Studi di Bologna

Database Technology Ramzi A. Haraty
Lebanese American University
Evolutionary Computation and Optimization Roger L. Wainwright
University of Tulsa

Guenther R. Raidl
Vienna University of Technology

Fuzzy Applications Ernesto Damiani
Universit di Milano
Mobile Computing Systems and Applications Dorota Huizinga
California State University

Massimo Ancona
Universita degli Studi di Genova

Multimedia and Visualisation Jay Bhuyan
Tuskegee University

Brajendra Panda
University of North Dakota

Parallel and Distributed Computing Pradip Srimani
Colorado State University

Mahmoud Omari
Mu'tah University

PC Clusters Applications Don Morton
The University of Montana
Programming Languages Chang-Hyun Jo
University of North Dakota
Software Engineering and Management David Rine
George Mason University
WWW Applications Robert Inder
University of Edinburgh

SAC 2000 Conference Officials

Symposium Chair Barrett R. Bryant,
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Symposium Vice Chair Gary B. Lamont,
Air Force Institute of Technology
Symposium Director Jan Carroll,
Rogers State University
Program Chair Hisham (Al) Haddad,
Marshall University
Treasurer/Registrar Dave Oppenheim,
DKO Consulting
Webmaster Robert Inder,
University of Edinburgh
Tutorials Chair Richard Sincovec,
University of Texas, San Antonio
Local Arrangements Chair Ernesto Damiani,
Universit di Milano
Local Arrangements Co-Chair Mariagrazia Fugini,
Politecnico di Milano