Instructions for Essays.
Choose one of the below articles/topics and write a concise, 2-page essay on the paper focusing on algorithmic ideas presented or used in the papers. Follow traditional article formatting rules of a conference. E.g. use LNCS TeX style. Don't forget to include proper references.
Springer/LNCS styles: http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs?SGWID=0-164-7-72376-0
You can choose between 1-column or 2-column format.
Page limit is strictly 2 pages
Material for Essays. Make your pick.
Juan Carlos Corrales, Daniela Grigori, and Mokrane Bouzeghoub BPEL Processes Matchmaking for Service Discovery http://www.dit.unitn.it/~p2p/RelatedWork/Matching/Corrales-coopis06.pdf
Bigtable: A Distributed Storage System for Structured Data Fay Chang, Jeffrey Dean, Sanjay Ghemawat, Wilson C. Hsieh, Deborah A. Wallach, Mike Burrows, Tushar Chandra, Andrew Fikes, and Robert E. Gruber http://labs.google.com/papers/bigtable.html
A dynamic programming algorithm for haplotype block partitioning K Zhang, M Deng, T Chen, MS Waterman, F Sun - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2002 http://www.pnas.org/content/99/11/7335.full.pdf+html
Sudipto Guhaa, Rajeev Rastogib and Kyuseok Shimc Cure: an efficient clustering algorithm for large databases Information Systems Volume 26, Issue 1, March 2001, Pages 35-58 http://www.cs.sfu.ca/CC/459/han/papers/guha98.pdf doi:10.1016/S0306-4379(01)00008-4