Special Track on: Applications of Spatial Simulation of Discrete Entities
Note: Submission Deadline Extended Until September 14, 2001
(ACM Symposium On Applied Computing 2002, SAC'02 )
SAC 2002 will be hosted by the Universidad Carlos III De Madrid , Spain, from March 10 - 13, 2002.


Track Chairs

William A. Maniatty Boleslaw K. Szymanski
Dept. of Computer Science Dept. of Computer Science
University at Albany Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
1400 Washington Ave. 110 8th St.
Albany, NY 12222 Troy, NY 12180
Phone: (518) 442-4281 (518) 276-2714
E-Mail: maniatty@cs.albany.edu szymansk@cs.albany.edu

Spatial Modeling of Discrete Entities

Many important phenomena result from localized interactions of individual entities, including: Modeling of these systems makes it possible to reduce the cost of experiments or make them possible by conducting them on the computer. The simulated systems have large numbers of entities, which motivates research into design and parallel implementation issues. Often cellular automata or particle-in-Cell approaches are used. This track provides a unique forum for people with diverse interdisciplinary interests to interact and exchange ideas in this area. Major topics of interest include but are not limited to the following:

Guidelines for Submission

Original papers from the above-mentioned or other related areas will be considered. This includes three categories of submissions:
  1. original and unpublished research;
  2. reports of innovative computing applications in the arts, sciences, engineering, business,government, education and industry; and
  3. reports of successful technology transfer to new problem domains.
Each submitted paper will be fully refereed and undergo a blindreview process by at least three referees. Accepted papers in all categories will be published in the ACM SAC'02 proceedings. Selected papers from the track will be considered for a special issue of Scientific Programming published by IOS press after the conference.

Submission guidelines must be strictly followed: Submit six (6) copies of original manuscripts to:

William A. Maniatty
Dept. of Computer Science
University at Albany
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY 12222

Alternatively, submit your paper electronically to maniatty@cs.albany.edu in uuencoded compressed postscript or pdf format; this is strongly encouraged. Fax submissions will not be accepted.

The author(s) name(s) and address(es) must not appear in the body of the paper, and self-reference should be in the third person. This is to facilitate blind review. The body of the paper should not exceed 5,000 words (approximately 15 pages, double-spaced). A separate cover sheet (in the case of electronic submission this should be sent separately from the main paper) should show the title of the paper, the author(s) name(s)and affiliation(s), and the address (including e-mail, telephone, and FAX) to which correspondence should be sent. All submissions must be received by September 14, 2001. Anyone wishing to review papers for this special track should contact the Track ProgramChair(s) at the address shown above. For more details see the call for papers in either PostScript or PDF format.

Important Dates:

Last Updated Thu May 10 09:34:20 EDT 2001


Department of Computer Science
The University at Albany
Albany, New York 12222

Electronic Mail: maniatty@cs.albany.edu