LDTA 2012: call for participation

by Emilie Balland, Jan. 26, 2012

Call for Participation for the 12th International Workshop on Language Descriptions, Tools, and Applications (http://ldta.info). The early registration deadline is January 29, 2012.


                               LDTA 2012 Call for Participation

                                      12th International Workshop on

                          Language Descriptions, Tools, and Applications


                                                Tallinn, Estonia 

                                        March 31 & April 1, 2012

                                            an ETAPS workshop


You are cordially invited to LDTA'12. LDTA is an application and tool oriented workshop focused on grammarware - software based on grammars in some form. Grammarware applications are typically language processing applications and traditional examples include parsers, program analyzers, optimizers and translators. 


To register for LDTA'12, please follow the instructions at:


The early registration deadline is January 29, 2012.


LDTA will be co-located with ETAPS. Please visit ETAPS's web site to get more information for the accommodation (http://www.etaps.org/2012/accommodation).

Special rates and/or block bookings for ETAPS 2012 participants at a number of central hotels also expire Sunday, 29 January 2012.


The workshop will include an invited talk by Janis Voigtländer (University of Bonn, Germany) and the presentation of the following technical papers:

  • Sebastian Erdweg, Paolo G. Giarrusso and Tillmann Rendel. Language Composition Untangled 
  • Johnni Winther. Improving Precision of Generated ASTs
  • Tobi Vollebregt, Lennart C. L. Kats and Eelco Visser. Declarative Specification of Template-Based Textual Editors
  • Marcos Viera, Doaitse Swierstra and Atze Dijkstra. Grammar Fragments Fly First-Class
  • Marcos Viera, Doaitse Swierstra and Arie Middelkoop. UUAG Meets AspectAG: How to make Attribute Grammars First-Class
  • Daniel Lincke and Sibylle Schupp. From HOT to COOL - Transforming Higher-Order Typed Languages to Concept-Constrained Object-Oriented Languages
  • Maartje De Jonge and Eelco Visser. A Language Generic Solution for Name Binding Preservation in Refactorings
  • Vadim Zaytsev. Notation-Parametric Grammar Recovery
  • Jean-Christophe Bach, Pierre-Etienne Moreau, Marc Pantel and Xavier Crégut. Models Transformations with Tom

The workshop will also feature presentations devoted to a de-brief of the 2011 tool challenge, based on the paper currently being prepared by the challenge participants.