Symposium on Computational Geometry
The Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry (SoCG) is an academic conference in computational geometry. It was founded in 1985, and was originally sponsored by the SIGACT and SIGGRAPH Special Interest Groups of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). It dissociated from the ACM in 2014, motivated by the difficulties of organizing ACM conferences outside the United States and by the possibility of turning to an open-access system of publication. Since 2015 the conference proceedings have published by the Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics instead of by the ACM. Since 2019 the conference has been organized under the auspices of the newly-formed Society for Computational Geometry.
A 2010 assessment of conference quality by the Australian Research Council listed it as "Rank A".
- Chazelle, Bernard; et al. (1996), "Application Challenges to Computational Geometry: CG Impact Task Force Report", in Chazelle, Bernard; Goodman, Jacob E.; Pollack, Richard (eds.), Advances in Discrete and Computational Geometry: Proceedings of the 1996 AMS-IMS-SIAM Joint Summer Research Conference, Discrete and Computational Geometry–Ten Years Later, July 14–18, 1996, Mount Holyoke College, ISBN 978-0-8218-0674-6. Also available as a Princeton University technical report TR-521-96.
- A brief history of SOCG and ACM, Jeff Erickson (chair, SOCG steering committee), June 5, 2014; discussion SoCG vs ACM.
- Posting by Jeff Erickson, chair of the SoCG steering committee, July 16, 2014.[dead link]
- Symposium on Computational Geometry, DBLP, accessed 2019-08-25.
- Society for Computational Geometry Articles of Incorporation, accessed 2019-08-25.
- "ERA 2010 ranked conference list", Australian Research Council, 2010, archived from the original on 2010-02-08, retrieved 2010-01-20.
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