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Preliminary Announcement
Esprit Working Group RAND2
Randomized Approximation Algorithms
Saturday 20th - Monday 22nd September, 1997
Fairbairn House, University of Leeds,
Leeds, England

A meeting under the aegis of EC Esprit WG RAND2 will take place from Saturday 20th September to Monday 22nd September 1997 at the University of Leeds. The theme of the meeting will be "Randomized Approximation Algorithms".
In addition to contributed papers, the following speakers have been invited:

Sanjeev Arora (Princeton), Alan Frieze (Carnegie Mellon), David Karger (MIT).

Accommodation and meetings will take place in Fairbairn House, a University conference facility. The full cost of accommodation and registration to participants will be (for applications received before 31st July):

Type of AccomodationCost (UK £)
Single with shared bathroom 155
Single with en-suite bathroom 175
Single with en-suite bathroom
and telephone

For applications received after 31st July, a late booking fee of £20 will be payable. In any case the quantity of accommodation of each type is limited, so early booking is advisable. However, it may also be possible to arrange hotel accommodation locally if this is desired or proves necessary. There are various hotel types nearby.

The University is situated in the city of Leeds, which has the usual civic amenities and is within easy reach of the Yorkshire Dales, some of the finest countryside in England. It has a regional airport, as well as good rail and road connections to London and other parts of the country. Some further information can be found at


If you are interested in participating in this meeting, send email or postal enquiry in the first instance to me:

Martin Dyer dyer@scs.leeds.ac.uk

School of Computer Studies
University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT

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