- Algorithmic Number Theory Symposium
**Algorithmic Number Theory Symposium (ANTS)**is anacademic conference .Since their inception in

Cornell in1994 , the biennial ANTS meetings have become the premier international forums for the presentation of new research incomputational number theory . They are devoted to algorithmic aspects ofnumber theory , includingelementary number theory ,algebraic number theory ,analytic number theory ,geometry of numbers ,algebraic geometry ,finite fields , andcryptography .**Current events**ANTS IX will be held in

Nancy, France in 2010 [*http://www.lix.polytechnique.fr/Labo/Francois.Morain/ANTS9/*] .**elfridge Prize**In honour of the many contributions of

John Selfridge to mathematics, theNumber Theory Foundation has established a prize to be awarded to those individuals who have authored the best paper accepted for presentation at ANTS. The prize, called the**Selfridge Prize**, will normally be awarded every two years in an even numbered year. The prize winner(s) will receive a cash award and a certificate. The successful paper will be selected by the ANTS Program Committee.The Selfridge Prize at the ANTS VII meeting was awarded to

Werner Bley andRobert Boltje for their paper "Computation of locally free class groups". The Prize at ANTS VIII was awarded toJuliana Belding ,Reinier Bröker ,Andreas Enge andKristin Lauter for their paper "Computing Hilbert Class Polynomials".**Proceedings**The refereed

Proceedings of ANTS are published in the Springer seriesLecture Notes in Computer Science . The Lecture Notes in Computer Science are now also published [*http://springerlink.com/openurl.asp?genre=journal&issn=0302-9743 electronically*] .**History****ANTS VIII (**2008 ):Dates: 17 - 22 May 2008:Location:

Banff Centre (Alberta ,Canada ):Organizers:Mark Bauer (University of Calgary ),Josh Holden (Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology ),Mike Jacobson (University of Calgary),Renate Scheidler (University of Calgary) andJon Sorenson (Butler University ):Proceedings: [*http://www.springer.com/computer/foundations/book/978-3-540-79455-4 LNCS 5011*] :Web site: [*http://ants.math.ucalgary.ca/ http://ants.math.ucalgary.ca/*]**ANTS VII (**2006 ):Dates: 23 - 28 July 2006:Location:

Technische Universität Berlin (Berlin ,Germany ):Organizers:Florian Heß ,Sebastian Pauli ,Michael Pohst :Proceedings: [*http://www.springer.com/computer/foundations/book/978-3-540-36075-9 LNCS 4076*] :Web site: http://www.math.tu-berlin.de/~kant/ants/**ANTS VI (**2004 ):Dates: 13 - 18 June 2004:Location:

University of Vermont (Burlington, Vermont ,USA ):Organizers:Duncan Buell ,Jonathan W. Sands ,David S. Dummit :Proceedings: [*http://www.springer.com/east/home/computer/foundations?SGWID=5-156-22-31057930-0 LNCS 3076*] ; [*http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1040034.1040041 Poster Abstracts*] :Web site: http://web.ew.usna.edu/~ants/**ANTS V (**2002 ):Dates: 7-12 July 2002:Location:

University of Sydney (Sydney ,Australia ):Organizers: John Cannon,Claus Fieker ,David Kohel :Proceedings: [*http://www.springer.com/east/home/computer/foundations?SGWID=5-156-22-2240506-0 LNCS 2369*] :Web site: http://magma.maths.usyd.edu.au/antsv/index.html**ANTS IV (**2000 ):Dates: 2-7 July 2000:Location:

University of Leiden (Leiden ,Netherlands ):Organizers:Peter Stevenhagen ,Wieb Bosma :Proceedings: [*http://www.springer.com/east/home/computer/foundations?SGWID=5-156-22-2037683-0 LNCS 1838*] :Web site: http://www.math.leidenuniv.nl/~desmit/ants4/**ANTS III (**1998 ):Dates: 21-25 June 1998:Location:

Reed College (Portland,Oregon ,USA ):Organizer:Joe Buhler :Proceedings: [*http://www.springer.com/east/home/computer/foundations?SGWID=5-156-22-1555021-0 LNCS 1423*] :Web site: http://www.reed.edu/ants/**ANTS II (**1996 ):Dates: 18-23 May 1996:Location:

University of Bordeaux (Bordeaux ,France ):Organizers:Henri Cohen ,Michel Olivier :Proceedings: [*http://www.springer.com/east/home/computer/foundations?SGWID=5-156-22-2336487-0 LNCS 1122*]**ANTS I (**1994 ):Dates: 6-9 May 1994:Location:

Cornell University (Ithaca ,New York ,USA ):Organizers:Len Adleman ,Ming-Deh Huang :Proceedings: LNCS 877 (out of print)

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