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Summer School 2013

MADALGO Summer School on DATA STRUCTURES, AUGUST 19-22, 2013, Aarhus University, Denmark

Overview and goal

The MADALGO Summer School 2013 will provide an in-depth introduction to some of the important topics in data structures. The topics range from graph data structures to succinct data structures and the lectures will cover some of the important recent advances as well as highlighting a number of interesting open problems. 


The school will be taught by experts in data structures.

  • Valerie King (University of Victoria)
  • Ian Munro (University of Waterloo)
  • Rasmus Pagh (IT University of Copenhagen)
  • Robert E. Tarjan (Princeton University and HP Labs)


The summer school will take place on August 19-22, 2013 at Center for Massive Data Algorithmics (MADALGO) in the Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University, Denmark.

The school is targeted at graduate students, as well as researchers interested in an in-depth introduction to Data structures.

The capacity of the summer school is limited. Prospective participants should register as soon as possible. Registering graduate students must also have their supervisor send a letter confirming their graduate student status directly to madalgo@madalgo.au.dk; the subject line of the email should be ''student_<last name>/SS_2013/confirming'. Registration is on a first-come-first-serve basis and will close on Friday July 5, 2013.

Registration is free; handouts, coffee breaks, lunches and a dinner will be provided by MADALGO and Aarhus University.

Organizing committee

  • Peyman Afshani (MADALGO, Aarhus University)
  • Lars Arge (MADALGO, Aarhus University)
  • Gerth S. Brodal (MADALGO, Aarhus University)

Local arrangements 

  • Else Magård (MADALGO, Aarhus University)
  • Matie Bach Søgaard (MADALGO, Aarhus University)
  • Jan Frederiksen (Aarhus University)