FINAL CFP, ICLP 2010 - Extended Deadline: Jan 31 / Feb 7

From: Manuel Hermenegildo <>
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2010 13:33:02 +0100

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  Please note the following important changes:
  - Deadline extension
  - Format of submissions
  - Technical Communications (10 pages)

                        FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS
    26th International Conference on Logic Programming (ICLP 2010)
               Theory and Practice of Logic Programming
             Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K., July 16-19, 2010
                ICLP 2010 will be held as part of the
             Fifth Federated Logic Conference (FLoC 2010)

           *Extended* deadline: ** Jan 31 / Feb 7, 2010 ***



Since the first conference held in Marseilles in 1982, ICLP has been
the premier international conference for presenting research in logic
programming. Contributions (papers and posters) are sought in all
areas of logic programming including but not restricted to:

Theory: Semantic Foundations, Formalisms, Non-monotonic Reasoning,
    Knowledge Representation.
Implementation: Compilation, Memory Management, Virtual Machines,
Environments: Program Analysis, Transformation, Validation,
    Verification, Debugging, Profiling, Testing.
Language Issues: Concurrency, Objects, Coordination, Mobility, Higher
    Order, Types, Modes, Assertions, Programming Techniques.
Related Paradigms: Abductive Logic Programming, Inductive Logic
    Programming, Constraint Logic Programming, Answer-Set Programming.
Applications: Databases, Data Integration and Federation, Software
    Engineering, Natural Language Processing, Web and Semantic Web,
    Agents, Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics.

In addition to the presentations of accepted papers, the technical
program will include plenary invited talks in association with other
FLoC conferences, as well as ICLP invited talks, advanced tutorials,
the doctoral consortium, and several workshops.


The four broad categories for submissions are: (1) technical papers
for describing technically sound, innovative ideas that can advance
the state of the art of logic programming; (2) application papers,
where the emphasis will be on their impact on the application domain;
(3) system and tool papers, where the emphasis will be on the novelty,
practicality, usability and general availability of the systems and
tools described; and (4) technical communications, aimed at describing
recent developments, new projects, and other materials that are not
ready for main publication as standard papers.

All papers must describe original, previously unpublished research,
and must not simultaneously be submitted for publication elsewhere.
They must be written in English. Technical papers, application
papers, and system and tool papers must not exceed 15 pages plus
bibliography. The limit for technical communications is 10 pages.
Submissions must be made in TPLP format
( via
the Easychair submission system, available at

IMPORTANT DATES (All midnight, Samoa time)
 Paper registration deadline: January 31, 2010 [extended]
 Submission deadline: February 7, 2010 [extended]
 Notification to authors: March 20, 2010
 Camera-ready copy due: April 21, 2010
 Conference: July 16-19, 2010


All accepted regular papers will be published in the journal Theory
and Practice of Logic Programming (TPLP), Cambridge U. Press (CUP), in
one or more special issues. In order to ensure the quality of the
final version, papers may be subject to more than one round of
refereeing (within the decision period) and/or "shepherding." The
program committee may also recommend standard papers to be published
as technical communications.

At the time of the conference CUP will make the web page for this(ese)
TPLP issue(s) available including volume and issue numbers, table of
contents, page numbers, and the papers themselves. All registered
attendants at the conference will get a password for on-line access to
this web page during the conference and indefinitely from then on
("lifetime access"), which can be used to read papers on line,
download them, or print them for personal use. Attendants will also
receive all the papers in a memory stick at the conference.

The collection of technical communications will appear as a volume of
the LIPIcs (Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics) series,
and published online through the Dagstuhl Research Online Publication
Server (DROPS). All technical communications will also get space in
the program for presentation. The journal issue(s) will also include
a listing of the technical communications, with pointers to the
LIPIcs/DROPS volume.


General Chair:
Veronica Dahl (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
Program Co-chairs:
Manuel Hermenegildo (IMDEA Soft. and UPM, Spain)
Torsten Schaub (University of Potsdam, Germany)
Workshops Chair:
Veronica Dahl (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
Doctoral Consortium:
Marcello Balduccini (Kodak Research Labs, USA)
Alessandro Dal Palu' (Universita degli Studi di Parma, Italy)
Prolog Programming Contest:
Tom Schrijvers (K.U. Leuven, Belgium)


Maria Alpuente (Technical U. of Valencia, Spain)
Pedro Cabalar (Corunya University, Spain)
Manuel Carro (Technical U. of Madrid, Spain)
Luc De Raedt (K.U. Leuven, Belgium)
Marina De Vos (University of Bath, UK)
James Delgrande (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
Marc Denecker (KU Leuven, Belgium)
Agostino Dovier (University of Udine, Italy)
Esra Erdem (Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey)
Wolfgang Faber (University of Calabria, Italy)
Thom Fruehwirth (University of Ulm, Germany)
Maurizio Gabbrielli (University of Bologna, Italy)
John Gallagher (Roskilde University, Denmark)
Samir Genaim (Complutense University, Spain)
Haifeng Guo (University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA)
Joxan Jaffar (National U. of Singapore, Singapore)
Tomi Janhunen (Helsinki U. of Technology, Finland)
Michael Leuschel (U. of Duesseldorf, Germany)
Alan Mycroft (U. of Cambridge, UK)
Gopalan Nadathur (University of Minnesota, USA)
Lee Naish (Melbourne University, Australia)
Enrico Pontelli (New Mexico State University, USA)
Vitor Santos Costa (University of Porto, Portugal)
Tom Schrijvers (K.U. Leuven, Belgium)
Tran Cao Son (New Mexico State University, USA)
Peter J. Stuckey (Melbourne University, Australia)
Terrance Swift (CENTRIA, Portugal)
Peter Szeredi (Budapest U. of Tech. and E., Hungary)
Frank Valencia (Ecole Polytechnique, France)
Wim Vanhoof (University of Namur, Belgium)
Kewen Wang (Griffith University, Australia)
Stefan Woltran (Vienna U. of Technology, Austria)
Neng-Fa Zhou (City University of New York, USA)


The conference is sponsored by the Association for Logic Programming.


The Association for Logic Programming has funds to assist financially
disadvantaged participants and, specially, students in order to be
able to attend the conference.


The ICLP 2010 program will include several workshops, held also as
part of FLoC. They are perhaps the best places for the presentation of
preliminary work, undeveloped novel ideas, and new open problems to a
wide and interested audience with opportunities for intensive
discussions and project collaboration.


The 6th Doctoral Consortium (DC) on Logic Programming provides
research students with the opportunity to present and discuss their
research directions, and to obtain feedback from both peers and
world-renown experts in the field. Accepted participants will receive
partial financial support to attend the event and the main
conference. The best paper and presentation from the DC will be given
the opportunity to present in a special session of the main ICLP


In 2010 (as in the previous two FLoC editions) ICLP will be held as
part of the Fifth Federated Logic Conference, FLoC 2010 in Edinburgh,
Scotland, U.K., July 16-19, 2010. FLoC is held every four years
bringing together several international conferences related to
mathematical logic and computer science. Other participating
conferences are:

   - Computer-Aided Verification (CAV),
   - Int'l Joint Conference on Automated Reasoning (IJCAR),
   - Interactive Theorem Proving (ITP),
   - Logic in Computer Science (LICS),
   - Rewriting Techniques and Applications (RTA), and
   - Theory and Applications of Satisfiability Testing (SAT).

Plenary events involving multiple conferences are planned.

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