FUN 2014 concerns, to a general extent, the use, design and
analysis of algorithms and data structures. In particular of
interest are results that provide amusing, witty but nonetheless
original and scientifically profound contributions to the areas
of approximation algorithms, biological algorithms,
combinatorial algorithms, distributed algorithms, evolutionary
algorithms, geometrical algorithms, mobile algorithms, network
algorithms, optimization algorithms, parallel algorithms,
randomized algorithms, and web algorithms, just to name a few.
CONFERENCE VENUE AND ACCOMMODATION
The conference will take place in
Arciduca, in Lipari Island (Sicily, Italy).
Those who choose to stay at Grand Hotel Arciduca must make
reservations by contacting directly the hotel.
Other possible solutions are:
The choice of the accomodation is left to the participants'
- Residence Villa Fiorentino
- Giardino sul mare
- Grotta del Saraceno
- Casa Vittorio
Additional information may be found here
At the beginning of July, typical temperatures are in the 28C --
38C range. More detailed weather
report and webcam views are on-line. Lipari Island is
in the Middle European time zone, GMT+1. The electricity supply
is 220 volts, 50 Hz. No visas are required for visitors of EU
Schengen countries and some other countries. Please contact the
Embassy or Consulate in your home country for any
The conference will arrange the following
transportation (free of charge):
For any information concerning the local organization, please
write to any of the following addresses: firstname.lastname@example.org --
- On the 30th of June, 3:30 p.m. from Catania airport (bus
to Milazzo), and from Milazzo to Lipari, 7:30 p.m ETA.
- On the 4th of July, departure from Lipari at 7:00 a.m to
Milazzo, and from Milazzo to Catania airport, 11:00 a.m ETA.
Other transportation services
NOTE: Schedules might be subject to changes in 2014; please, check
them again around May 2014.
In the case you will not take advantage of the conference
transportation facilities, you may want to take the GIUNTA bus:
Shuttle service Ama Le Eolie
- leaving from Catania airport to Milazzo harbour 12:00 - 18:10 every day
- leaving from Milazzo harbour to Catania airport 8,45 - 15,15 every day
- leaving from Catania airport at 10:30, 13:30, 15:20, 17:20,
20:10 (last one only in JULY and AUGUST) every day
- leaving from Milazzo terminal hydrofoil at 08:15, 10:20, 12:20,
15:30, 18:00 (last one only in JULY and AUGUST) every day
Meeting point in Catania apt. is at the Exchange office, next to the bar Culto.
If only one person requests the group transfer the price is Euro
50,00. Two persons Euro 25,00.
ATTENTION: for this service reservation is obligatory by fax to: + 39 090 9227733
Cell. Number (English) 333 1323329 or 347 4413613
- The last hydrofoil from Milazzo to Lipari is at 7:00 P.M.
- The last ship from Milazzo to Lipari is at 10:00 P.M.
The official currency in Italy is the Euro. Exchange bureaus can
be found at local banks or at the airport; banks are open Monday
to Friday, from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm and from 3:00 to 4:00 pm. Currency exchange values are