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Mathematics in Computer Science
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Mathematics in Computer Science

Editors-in-Chief: D. Wang; Z. Zheng
Managing Editor: Ilias S. Kotsireas

ISSN: 1661-8270 (print version)
ISSN: 1661-8289 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11786

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Matilde Marcolli´s paper cited in Caltech best current research highlights 

We are very pleased to announce that the paper of Matilde Marcolli "Persistent Topology of Syntax" is cited in Caltech as best current research highlights.
Matilde Marcolli uses the tools of mathematics to dig up the roots and examine the branches of linguistic family trees.
Here the abstract:
We study the persistent homology of a data set of syntactic parameters of world languages. We show that, while homology generators behave erratically over the whole data set, non-trivial persistent homology appears when one restricts to specific language families. Different families exhibit different persistent homology. We focus on the cases of the Indo-European and the Niger–Congo families, for which we compare persistent homology over different cluster filtering values. The persistent components appear to correspond to linguistic subfamilies, while the meaning, in historical linguistic terms, of the presence of persistent generators of the first homology is more mysterious. We investigate the possible significance of the persistent first homology generator that we find in the Indo-European family. We show that it is not due to the Anglo-Norman bridge (which is a lexical, not syntactic phenomenon), but is related instead to the position of Ancient Greek and the Hellenic branch within the Indo-European phylogenetic network.
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Prof. Dongming Wang at Academia Europaea 

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We are very pleased to announce that distinguished Prof. Dongming Wang, Editor-in-Chief for the Birkhäuser Journal, Mathematics in Computer Science, has been recently elected as a Member of the Academia Europaea. Congratulations Prof. Wang!
The Academia Europaea is a European, non-governmental association acting as an Academy. Their members are scientists and scholars who collectively aim to promote learning, education and research. Founded in 1988, the Academy has about 3470 members who are leading experts from the physical sciences and technology, biological sciences and medicine, mathematics, the letters and humanities, social and cognitive sciences, economics and the law.
The objective of Academia Europaea is the advancement and propagation of excellence in scholarship in the humanities, law, the economic, social, and political sciences, mathematics, medicine, and all branches of natural and technological sciences anywhere in the world for the public benefit and for the advancement of the education of the public of all ages in the aforesaid subjects in Europe. (Credit: http://www.ae-info.org/ae/%22Acad_Main%22)
Dongming Wang is a Professor at Beihang University and Guangxi University for Nationalities, China, on leave from French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) where he has been Research Director (Directeur de Recherche) since 2005. He received the B.Sc. degree in 1983 from University of Science and Technology of China, the Ph.D. degree in 1987 from Academia Sinica, China, and Diplôme d'Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches in 1999 from Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, France. He was appointed Assistant Professor at Institute of Systems Science, Academia Sinica, China (1987-1988), Assistant Professor at Research Institute for Symbolic Computation, Johannes Kepler University, Austria (1988-1992), Chargé de Recherche at CNRS, France (1992-2005), Cheung Kong Professor of Computer Mathematics at Beihang University, China (2005-2008), and Deputy Director of Beihang Sino-French Engineer School, China/France (2005-2008). He was elected Member of the Academia Europaea in 2017. (Credit: http://www.ae-info.org/ae/Member/Wang_Dongming)
Author of three monographs, co-author of three textbooks, and (co-)editor/translator of over 20 books and special volumes, Wang has published more than 100 papers in international journals and conference proceedings. He has given more than 20 invited talks at international conferences and workshops and has been invited to give lectures and for short-term visit in many institutions. He serves as Editor-in-Chief for the journal "Mathematics in Computer Science" (published by Birkhäuser/Springer) and Executive Associate Editor-in-Chief for the journal "SCIENCE CHINA Information Sciences" (published by Science China Press and Springer) and is on the editorial boards of Journal of Symbolic Computation (published by Academic Press/Elsevier) and several other journals and book series. He has been involved in the initiation and organization (as organizer, general chair/co-chair, or chair/co-chair/member of the program committees) of over 100 international conferences and workshops and has participated as leader or principal investigator in a number of EU/international research projects. Prof. Wang is recognized for his work and expertise on automated geometric reasoning, polynomial elimination and triangular decomposition, and applications of symbolic computation to differential equations and biological networks. (Credit: http://wang.cc4cm.org/biog.html)

Prof. Zhiming Zheng at Chinese Academy of Sciences 

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We are very pleased to announce that distinguished Prof. Zhiming Zheng, Editor-in-Chief for the Birkhäuser Journal, Mathematics in Computer Science, has been recently elected as a Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Congratulations Prof. Zheng!
Zhiming Zheng is Professor of Mathematics and Information Sciences at Beihang University, China. He received the BS degree in 1977, the MS degree in 1984, and the Ph.D degree in 1987 all from Peking University, China. His interests of research include complex information systems, dynamical systems, and cryptography. In particular, he initiated the research of dynamical cryptography, where cryptographic schemes are designed and analyzed from the integrated viewpoint of algebra and dynamical systems.
Professor Zheng has published over 100 papers in international journals and conference proceedings. He has been the principal investigator of several national research projects in applied mathematics, including projects in the Major Program of the National Science Foundation of China, the Major Research Program for National Defense, the National Basic Research and Development Program, and the National High Technology Research and Development Program. He received the National Technological Invention Award of China (first class), the Science and Technology Award of Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation, the Technological Invention Award for National Defense of China (first class), and the Science and Technology Progress Award of the Ministry of Education of China (first class).
Professor Zheng served as Vice President of Beihang University, China from 2004 to 2014. Currently, he is Director of the Key Laboratory of Mathematics, Information and Behavioral Semantics, Ministry of Education of China and of the International Research Center for Complex Systems and Scientific and Engineering Computing, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China and serves as Editor-in-Chief for the journals Mathematics in Computer Science and Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering.

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