By Lars Arge (auth.), Kyung-Yong Chwa, J. Ian J. Munro (eds.)
Thepapersinthisvolumewereselectedforpresentationatthe10thInternational Computing and Combinatorics convention (COCOON 2004), hung on August 17–20, 2004 in Jeju Island, Korea. past conferences have been held in Xi’an (1995), HongKong(1996),Shanghai(1997),Taipei(1998),Tokyo(1999),Sydney(2000), Guilin (2001), Singapore (2002), and large Sky (2003). in keeping with the decision for papers, 109 prolonged abstracts have been submitted from 23 international locations, of which forty six have been authorised. The submitted papers have been from Belgium (1), Canada (5), China (6), France (1), Germany (6), Hong Kong (8), India (6), Iran (1), eire (1), Israel (4), Italy (2), Japan (17), Korea (23), Mexico (3), New Zealand (1), Poland(1), Russia (1), Singapore (5), Sweden (2), Switzerland (3), Taiwan (2), the united kingdom (1), and the united states (9). each one paper was once evaluated by means of at the very least 3 software committee participants, with the help of referees, as indicated by means of the referee record present in those lawsuits. there have been many extra applicable papers than there has been house to be had within the convention time table, and this system committee’s activity used to be super di?cult. as well as chosen papers, the convention additionally integrated threeinvitedpresentationsbyLarsArge,JeongHanKim,andKokichiSugihara. We thank all application committee individuals and their referees for his or her - cellent paintings, specially given the difficult time constraints; they gave the convention its unique personality. We thank all who submitted papers for c- sideration: all of them contributed to the top of the range of the convention. Finally,wethankallthepeoplewhoworkedhardtoputinplacethelogistical preparations of the convention — our colleagues and our graduate scholars. it truly is their exertions that made the convention attainable and enjoyable.