INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE  

on

COMBINATORIAL MATRIX THEORY

Jan. 14 - Jan. 17, 2002

POSTECH, Pohang, Korea

                                                                        

 Registration  and Abstract was  Due on JULY 31, 2001.         Last updated  Nov. 20. 2001  

 

  For the late registration and participation from Korea : Please contact sglee@math.skku.ac.kr

 

 * Conference Poster                  * Current Wheather Map in Korea

 

CONFERENCE THEME

Combinatorics, Combinatorial Matrix Theory and related areas of Computational and core Matrix Theory.

 

OBJECTIVE

Combinatorial and Computational Mathematics Center at Pohang University of Science and Technology (Com^2 MaC), a science research center funded by Korean Science and Engineering Foundation (KOSEF), is organizing the conference to bring together researchers with interests in the interactions between combinatorics and matrix theory. It is anticipated that the conference will provide a forum for interaction between a broad group of scientists and engineers with diverse interests in combinatorics and matrix theory.

 

CONFERENCE CHAIRS

*Chair : Richard A. Brualdi  (U of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, brualdi@math.wisc.edu)

               Suk-Geun Hwang  (Kyungpook U, Korea, sghwang@knu.ac.kr)

 

INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

 

Local Coordinator at Postech

 

(Conference Site)

  

   At the Pohang Airport, take a taxi (costs about $8) and tell your driver "I want to go Postech, Graduate School for Information Technology (CMT Conference Site)". If you find any difficulty, call (HP) 011-9795-3561 at the airport. We will answer you.

 

There will be the Registration desk and Campus phone with contact numbers from Jan. 13th to 17th at the 1st floor of "Graduate School for Information Technology (Conference Site)". If you come to this desk  any time in Jan. 13 and 14, you can pick up your room key and we will try to give you a ride to your room.

 

 INVITED SPEAKERS

 

We will try to have a fairly wide geographical distribution of speakers who are doing significant work in combinatorial matrix theory, and who could benefit from interaction at a conference.

 

 

REGISTERED SPEAKERS (by Nov. 20th)

 

 

Participants

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

The program will consist of an hour or forty minutes-long invited lectures, and 25 minutes contributed talks.

Abstracts, at most one page and typed in English, related to the topics of the conference are invited by July 31, 2001. The abstract should include: names(s) of author(s), affiliation(s), address of the contact person, phone and fax number, e-mail address . Authors are kindly requested to submit their abstracts via e-mail in LaTex (or AMS Tex) to Prof. Sang-Gu Lee at contact address below.

                         sglee@math.skku.ac.kr

                         Combinatorial and Computational Math Center

                         Pohang Univ. of Science and Technology (POSTECH)

                         Fax: 82-54-279-5511

Notification of acceptance of papers for presentation at the conference will be given by September 1, 2001.

 

PUBLICATION

Participants presenting papers are invited to submit them for possible publication in a special issue of the international journal:

         Linear Algebra and Its Applications (LAA)

to one of the
special editors: Suk-Geun Hwang, Arnold Kraeuter, Bryan Shader, and Jia-yu Shao.  Papers will be refereed in accordance with the normal high standards of LAA.  April 30, 2002 is the deadline for papers to be submitted to one of the special editors.

 

REGISTRATION

Participants are kindly asked to return the enclosed form as soon as possible, and before July 31, 2001, either via e-mail or via fax or via postal mail.

[Use "Cut and Paste" to fill out the form.] For the late registration : contact       e-mail : sglee@math.skku.ac.kr Fax : 82-31-290-7033

Mailing address : Co-Organizer (INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE  on COMBINATORIAL MATRIX THEORY), Department of Mathematics, College of Science, SungKyunKwan University Suwon  440-746,   KOREA.  

The conference early registration fee will be US$100 or Korean 130,000 Won (US$50 or Korean 65,000Won for student s ). Please make a cashier's check  or money order payable to Com2Mac. 0r  transfer to Seoul Bank 서울은행 52004-0053604 이상구 교수)

EXCURSION
An excursion to Kyongju will take place on Wednesday afternoon.  Kyungju was the capital of Shilla Kingtom (57 BC - 935 AD) and  is Korea's tourist Meca.  The cost for the excursion including transportation, entrance fees, and dinner is US$50.       
Nearby Attractions


ACCOMODATION

   (1)  Hotels in Pohang city 

   Space in nearby hotel has been reserved for participants at a discount rate (US$45-60 per night).

  * Royal Cignus Tourist Hotel, (+82-54)275-2000, 112 rooms
  * Ocean Park Tourist Hotel, (+82-54)277-5555, 52 rooms, :  Prof. Kim  made a deal with this hotel, Korean Won 58,500 per night (1,300Won=US$1) - If you like to stay here, just let us know. We will reserve for you. Contact: sglee@math.skku.ac.kr

  * Olimpus Tourist Hotel (+82-54)241-6001, 61 rooms, Pohang Beach Tourist Hotel (+82-562)241-1401, 47 rooms,

  * Sun Prince Tourist Hotel (+82-54)242-2800, 30 rooms,

 

    (2)  University Accomodations

The University Young-Il Dae Hilton Hotel, SangNam Guest house and dormitory rooms of POSTECH are available to participants at much lower rate (US$5-35 per night). We now try to hold as many as possible rooms in the campus.). You may visit the web site.(Details will be added). We will provide the exact prices and other info with our formal invitation letter to you in early Oct. After you are informed those informations, we will be able to reserve a room of your choice upon your request.

 Pohang Culture &Public Information section (+82-562-245-6062,  6616)

City : http://city.pohang.kyongbuk.kr/english/f-introduce.htm

University : http://www.postech.ac.kr/e/

Housing : http://www.postech.ac.kr/e/guide_page/housing_related_services.html

 

CONFERENCE WEB PAGE

The web site of the conference contains up-to-date information including electronic

forms for submission of individual presentations.

http://matrix.skku.ac.kr/sglee/postech/postech.htm   and

http://com2mac.postech.ac.kr/conference/cmt2002/

 

 Local Information for Visitors:

Local Travel:  

Province Info  http://www.kyongbuktour.or.kr/eng/index.html

City Info. http://city.pohang.kyongbuk.kr/english/f-introduce.htm

More to come ...

 

International Travel & Visas:
Visitors to Korea from some countries require visas. If you are in doubt, please contact the Korean Consulate
http://www.koreanconsulate.org/eindex.htm nearest you. .

 

About Korea:

Please Visit the cite  "KOREA".

 

  
How to get to the POSTECH
(1) We may refer  the following sites :    http://com2mac.postech.ac.kr/conference/2nd/how.htm
or  http://www.postech.ac.kr/e/visitors/howtoget.html    also
 
(2) At Incheon International Airport
 
 Nearly all of international flights into Korea (except Gimhae Int Airport from Japan etc) arrive at the newly-opened Incheon International Airport, about 30Km west of the capital city, Seoul. Upon clearing immigration and customs, and claiming your baggages, drop by at a money exchange (or at cash machin with credit card) to get some (75,000Won ~=~ 50 US$) Korean currency .
 
 Take a shuttle bus to the Gimpo Airport(Former Seoul International airport) in Seoul, which serves domestic flights. Buses are quite frequent (at every five minites and drivers will understand your english) and cost about 6,000 wons (4 -- 5 US dollars). After about 30 minutes of ride, you will be at the Gimpo. And there are 14 flights to Pohang in every day. Please allow at least two hours between the arrival at Inchon and the departure from Gimpo.
  Korean Air and Asiana Airlines serve the domestic flight network linking Korea's 14 major cities. Flight time to any of these destinations is approximately one hour. Reservations and ticketing can be done by calling a travel agent or the airline office.
             Air Schedule :   http://www.postech.ac.kr/e/visitors/howtoget.html#airplane
 [Korean Air : First flight depart Gimpo AM 7:30 and arrive  Pohang at 8:30, The Last flight  depart Gimpo PM 5:35 and arrive  Pohang at 6:35,
 [Asiana Air : First flight depart Gimpo AM 7:10 and arrive  Pohang at 8:00, The Last flight  depart Gimpo PM 8:05 and arrive  Pohang at 9:05]
 
(3) At Seoul :  If you take a late flight into Korea and the connecting flight to Pohang leaves the next morning, let us know and we will be able to make a reservation for you at the Gimpo Airport Hotel. http://www.hotelairport.co.kr/index-e.htm .  
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(5) Between Pohang Airport   and POSTECH

 The POSTECH is located about 30 minutes away from the Pohang Airport by car. It can be reached by taxi costing about 10,000won. There is a city shuttle bus from the airport to the Suburban Bus Terminal which costs around 1,050won. At the Suburban Bus Station, you can take the bus line 105 or 300 to get to the POSTECH, which takes about 10 minutes. The fare for the line 105 are 700 won, 300 are 1,050 won, respectively. It is convenient to take a university shuttle bus which commutes between the airport and the campus twice a day during the weekdays and once on Saturday. See below for more information on the shuttle bus time schedule.
 
   - Pohang Airport: 054-272-2000(KAL), 1588-8000(Asiana)
 By Taxi → takes about 30 minutes, costs about $8 (10,000 won ; Korean currency)
 
 Shuttle Bus schedule: fare free
    (Morning Trip only on Saturday. No shuttle on Sunday)
 
 From Airport to POSTECH:
    Airport: 11:35 -> Adm. Building: 12:00 -> Faculty Apt #9: 12:05
    Airport: 18:05 -> Adm. Building: 18:30 -> Faculty Apt #9: 18:35
 
 From POSTECH to Airport:
    Faculty Apt #9: 11:00 -> Adm. Building: 11:05 -> Airport: 11:30
    / Faculty Apt #9: 17:30 -> Adm. Building: 17:35 -> Airport: 18:00


(Conference Site)

  

 At the Pohang Airport, take a taxi and tell your driver "I want to go Postech, Graduate School for Information Technology (CMT Conference Site)". If you find any difficulty, call (H.P.) 011-9795-3561

 

There will be the Registration desk and Campus phone with contact numbers from Jan. 13th to 17th at the 1st floor of "Graduate School for Information Technology (Conference Site)". If you come to this desk  any time from Jan. 13, you can pick up your room key and we will try to give you a ride to your room.


Conference Registration Form

 (Please send the following form through e-mail to sglee@math.skku.ac.kr  AND airmail your check to Co-Organizer (INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE  on  COMBINATORIAL MATRIX THEORY), Department of Mathematics, College of Science, SungKyunKwan University Suwon  440-746,   KOREA.  )


In providing your addresses, please note that the institutional addresses seem to be more stable than home addresses, and that forwarding orders don't last long. Please include your department in your institutional address.
First Name _______________________________________________
 
Last Name  _______________________________________________
 
Institution & Department _________________________________
 
Office Address ___________________________________________
 
City/State/Zip ____________________________________________
 
Office Phone ___________________ Home Phone __________________
 
EMAIL Address _____________________________________________
 
Registration Fee:                       Circle appropriate charges and please make a cashier's check  or money order payable to Com2Mac.
 
1.  US$100  (     )   or   Korean 130,000 Won               
 
2.  Only for Student     US$50  (     )        or   Korean 65,000 Won              
 
 
5. EXCURSION Tickets                                   US$50  (     )
 
Total Amount Due ........................                US$  _______ 
 
 
* If you give a talk:
 
Title of your Talk : ____________________________________________
 
Abstract of your Talk : _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
 
                        _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
 
                        _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
 
                        _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
 ( Or  in LaTex file of your abstract)

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