Algorithmic Learning Theory and Discovery Science 2005

Marina Mandarin Hotel, Singapore
October 8-11 2005


Conference Location: Marina Mandarin Hotel, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square, Singapore 039594

The hotel is located in the Marina Bay within walking distance to the shopping and entertainment hub of the bay area. Information about booking accommodation at the hotel can be found here. The conference hotel can be easily reached from other accommodation in the city (routing information can be found here).

Information for Presenters:

For each presenter, we will have a projector for computer presentation, an overhead projector for transparencies,  a flipchart and a white board. We are expecting that most presenters will use their own laptop but we will also have a laptop in each room. If any presenter wishes to load their presentations onto our laptop beforehand, please email the presentation to Lee Wee Sun ( before the start of the conference.

For poster presentations, a poster area of 1 meter in height and 2 m wide will be available for each presenter.

Travel Information: Most participants will arrive at the Changi International Airport. A 20 minute taxi ride will take you to the hotel. The cost is approximately SGD$15 with a SGD$3 to SGD$5 surcharge depending on time. You can also take the train (MRT) from Terminal 2 at Changi Airport to City Hall station for SGD$1.40 and walk for about 5 minutes to the hotel.

Entry requirements for travelers to enter Singapore are available at the Singapore Immigration & Checkpoints Authority webpage. Check out "Passenger Flight Planner" under the menu-point "Flights" on the Changi Airport Webpage for information about flights through Singapore.

Weather: The weather is warm and humid throughout the year. The average maximum temperature is 31 degrees Celcius and the average minimum temperature is 23 degrees Celcius.

Conference City: Singapore is safe, clean and green. It is a dynamic modern metropolis with one of the world's busiest port and one of the best airports. At the same time, the island has retained many elements of its colonial past. The multi-ethnic population provides a rich heritage of cultures, religions and languages.

General information about the city can be found at Information for visitors can be found at the Uniquely Singapore website.

The favourite local activities include shopping and eating. Well known shopping malls are located in the Orchard Road area. The Makansutra website provides a guide to the local food scene. Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay is both a landmark and cultural center that is located beside the Singapore River, only a few minutes walk from the conference hotel. Nature lovers can explore the local nature reserves including the Sungai Buloh Wetland Reserves. Animal lovers can observe nocturnal animals in their natural surroundings at the world famous Night Safari and visit one of the world's largest aviaries at Jurong Bird Park.