ISSAC 2006 acronym


We would like to invite ISSAC participants to take part in the

ISSAC Silly Summertime Acronym Contest.
We seek humorous, insightful acronyms for ISSAC. The best entry will be rewarded with a copy of "Computational Commutative Algebra 2" (Robbiano and Kreuzer). The entries will be judged by Lorenzo Robbiano, Anna Bigatti, Tony Geramita and John Abbott.

To participate, just send your acronym(s) by email to

robbiano at

Here are some examples:

   Inserting Silly Symbols Among Computations
   Italians Seem Strong in Algebraic Computation
   ISSAC Stimulates Silly Acronym Contest


Alberto Damiano: In Some Sense, A Conference
Victoria Powers: Italian Symbolic Seminars Are Charming

Special mention (at the end of the conference)

John Abbott: Io Sono Stanco. Andiamo a Casa