ISAAC 2018

ISAAC 2018: The 29th International Symposium on Algorithms and Computation

Venue: Hotel Royal, Jiaoxi, Yilan County, Taiwan
Date: December 16-19, 2018

The 29th International Symposium on Algorithms and Computation (ISAAC 2018) will take place in Jiaoxi, Yilan County, Taiwan on December 17-19, 2018. The symposium is intended to provide a forum for researchers working in algorithms and theory of computation.

The call-for-papers poster is now available for download.

Keynote Speakers
  • Clifford Stein (Columbia University, USA)
  • Shang-Hua Teng (University of Southern California, USA)

Workshop on Frontiers of Combinatorial Optimization & Geometric Computing

In this year’s ISAAC, we will organize a special workshop on Dec. 16 and invite several internationally renowned computer scientists who were born in 1949 or earlier as special guest speakers. The list of the invited speakers is as follows:

  • Tetsuo Asano (JAIST, Japan)
  • Fan Chung Graham (UC San Diego, USA)
  • Leonidas Guibas (Stanford University, USA)
  • Kurt Mehlhorn (Max Planck, Germany)

   Panel Discussion

  • D. T. Lee (Academia Sinica ,Taiwan)
  • Ronald Graham (UC San Diego, USA)

Bubble-tea Session of Open Problems

In addition, we plan to arrange an open-problem session during ISAAC, which aims at providing a forum for discussion and brainstorming among the ISAAC community. Participants are welcome to submit and share their open problems. The submission format and deadline will be announced later at the end of August.


  • Ho-Lin Chen (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
  • Sándor Fekete (TU Braunschweig, Germany, Chair)
  • Wing-Kai Hon (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)
  • Chung-Shou Liao (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)

Important Dates

Submission deadline: Jun/29/2018 (Anywhere on Earth)
Acceptance notification: Aug/31/2018
Camera-ready version: Sep/21/2018
Early registration: Oct/5/2018