Program Committee


Alexandr Andoni
Yossi Azar
Shuchi Chawla
Anupam Gupta (chair)
Sariel Har-Peled
Jochen Koenemann
Amit Kumar
Lap Chi Lau
Konstantin Makarychev
Monaldo Mastrolilli
Dana Moshkovitz
Rene Sitters
David Steurer
Kunal Talwar
Jan Vondrak
Lisa Zhang


Eli Ben-Sasson
Andrej Bogdanov
Mark Braverman
Colin Cooper
Tobias Friedrich
Tali Kaufman
Raghu Meka
Jelani Nelson
Ilan Newman
Ryan O'Donnell
Konstantinos Panagiotou
Prasad Raghavendra
Atri Rudra
Rocco Servedio (chair)
Alistair Sinclair
Emanuele Viola

Program Chairs

Anupam Gupta,
Carnegie Mellon University

Rocco Servedio,
Columbia University

Workshop Chairs

José Rolim,
U. of Geneva
Klaus Jansen,
U. of Kiel
Important dates
Submission deadline
April 20, 2012

Notification to authors
June 8, 2012

Camera ready
June 15, 2012

August 15-17, 2012
Call for papers
Thank you

The Random/Approx organization would like to thank Microsoft Research New England for their support.


The conferences will take place at the following venue (click to go to the MIT Campus Map website)

Building 32 (Ray and Maria Stata Center)
street address: 32 Vassar Street

The talks will be in held in 32-G449 - the Patil/Kiva Conference Room. To get there, enter on 32 Vassar Street - go to the Gates tower (which is the first set of elevators from the front entrance on Vassar) and go to the 4th floor. Take a right when you get off the elevator and veer to the left. The conference room will be on the left.

Please use the following maps links for more information:
Google Maps

Internet Access on-site

Participants can log into the StataGuest (or Stata) wireless network. No password is required.

Interactive Maps

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The following map is a Street View map. Scroll a bit to the left, find the above street and click on it to zoom in. You may also explore other parts of Boston in the same way, by clicking on the blue parts of the city.