ICTAC 2018 call for papers, extended deadlines

by Tarmo Uustalu, May 7, 2018

New deadlines: abstracts 18 May, papers 25 May.

CALL FOR PAPERS

15th International Colloquium on Theoretical Aspects of Computing
ICTAC 2018
Stellenbosch, South Africa, 16-19 October 2018
https://www.ictac.org.za/

COLOCATED EVENTS

* ICTAC tutorials, 12-14 October 2018
* ICTAC workshop(s), 15 October 2018
* 14th African Conference on Research in Computer Science and Applied
  Mathematics / 14ème Colloque Africain sur la Recherche en Informatique
  et en Mathématiques Appliquées, CARI 2018, 14-16 October 2018

IMPORTANT DATES

* Abstracts     18 May 2018 (new deadline)
* Papers        25 May 2018 (new deadline)
* Notification  6 July 2018
* Camera-ready  3 August 2018

BACKGROUND

Established in 2004 by the International Institute for Software
Technology of the United Nations University (UNU-IIST), the ICTAC
conference series aims at bringing together researchers and
practitioners from academia, industry and government to present
research and exchange ideas and experience addressing challenges in
both theoretical aspects of computing and the exploitation of theory
through methods and tools for system development. ICTAC also aims to
promote research cooperation between developing and industrial
countries.

SCOPE

The topics of the conference include, but are not limited to:

* Languages and automata
* Semantics of programming languages
* Logic in computer science
* Lambda calculus, type theory and category theory
* Domain-specific languages
* Theories of concurrency and mobility
* Theories of distributed, grid and cloud computing
* Models of objects and components
* Coordination models
* Models of software architectures
* Timed, hybrid, embedded and cyber-physical systems
* Static analysis
* Software verification
* Software testing
* Program generation and transformation
* Model checking and automated theorem proving
* Interactive theorem proving
* Verified software, formalized programming theory

SUBMISSION OF CONTRIBUTIONS

We solicit full-length research papers reporting original research
contributions.  Submissions must adhere to the LNCS format and must
not exceed 18 pages (excluding bibliography of maximum 2 pages).

Submissions must not have been published or be under consideration for
publication elsewhere. All submissions will be judged on the basis of
originality, contribution to the field, technical and presentation
quality, and relevance to the conference.

Submission is through Easychair:
https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ictac2018

One author of each accepted paper must attend the conference to present
it, having paid the regular registration fee.

PROCEEDINGS

The proceedings will be published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in
Computer Science series.

BEST PAPER AWARD

Springer is sponsoring a best paper award.

SPECIAL ISSUE

After the conference, authors of the best contributions are invited to
submit a revised and extended version to a special issue, to be
published in Elsevier's Theoretical Computer Science.

GENERAL CHAIR

Bernd Fischer (Stellenbosch University, ZA)

PROGRAMME CHAIRS

Bernd Fischer (Stellenbosch University, ZA)
Tarmo Uustalu (Reykjavik University, IS)

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

June Andronick (Data61, AU)
Éric Badouel (IRISA, FR)
Eduardo Bonelli (Universidad Nacional de Quilmes, AR)
Ana Cavalcanti (University of York, UK)
Uli Fahrenberg (LIX, FR)
Anna Lisa Ferrara (University of Southampton, UK)
Adrian Francalanza (University of Malta, MT)
Edward Hermann Haeusler (Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio de
Janeiro, BR)
Ross Horne (Nanyang Technological University, SG)
Dang Van Hung (VNU University of Engineering and Technology, VN)
Atsushi Igarashi (Kyoto University, JP)
Jan Kretinsky (Technische Universität München, DE)
Martin Leucker (Universitaet zu Lübeck, DE)
Zhiming Liu (Southwest University, CN)
Radu Mardare (Aalborg Universitet, DK)
Tobias Nipkow (Technische Universität München, DE)
Maciej Piróg (Wroclaw University, PL)
Sanjiva Prasad (IIT Delhi, IN)
Camilo Rueda (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Cali, CO)
Murali Krishna Ramanathan (Uber, US)
Augusto Sampaio (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, BR)
Ina Schaefer (Technische Universität Braunschweig, DE)
Natarajan Shankar (SRI International, US)
Georg Struth (University of Sheffield, UK)
Cong Tian (Xidian University, CN)
Lynette van Zijl (Stellenbosch University, ZA)

ICTAC STEERING COMMITTEE

Ana Cavalcanti (University of York, UK)
Martin Leucker (Universität zu Lübeck, DE)
Zhiming Liu (Southwest University, CN)
Tobias Nipkow (Technische Universität München, DE)
Augusto Sampaio (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, BR)
Natarajan Shankar (SRI International, US)

HOST INSTITUTION AND CITY

The conference will be hosted by the Division of Computer Science of
Stellenbosch University.

The city of Stellenbosch, founded 1685, is the second oldest European
settlement in South Africa after Cape Town. It is situated about 50 km
to the east of Cape Town. It is the place to admire Cape Dutch
architecture and the heart of the Cape Winelands, South Africa's prime
wine region. Stellenbosch University is one of the leading universities
in Africa.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Please contact Bernd Fischer, bfischer(at)cs.sun.ac.za.