LOPSTR 2011 - call for papers

From: German Vidal <gvidal_at_dsic.upv.es>
Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2011 16:14:00 +0100


                  Preliminary Call for papers
               21th International Symposium on
       Logic-Based Program Synthesis and Transformation
                         LOPSTR 2011

            Odense, Denmark, July 18-20, 2011
                  (co-located with PPDP 2011)



The aim of the LOPSTR series is to stimulate and promote international
research and collaboration on logic-based program development. LOPSTR
is open to contributions in logic-based program development in any
language paradigm. LOPSTR has a reputation for being a lively,
friendly forum for presenting and discussing work in progress. Formal
proceedings are produced only after the symposium so that authors can
incorporate this feedback in the published papers.

The 21st International Symposium on Logic-based Program Synthesis and
Transformation (LOPSTR 2011) will be held in Odense, Denmark; previous
symposia were held in Hagenberg, Coimbra, Valencia, Lyngby, Venice,
London, Verona, Uppsala, Madrid, Paphos, London, Venice, Manchester,
Leuven, Stockholm, Arnhem, Pisa, Louvain-la-Neuve, and Manchester (you
might have a look at the contents of past LOPSTR symposia). LOPSTR
2011 will be co-located with PPDP 2011 (International ACM SIGPLAN
Symposium on Principles and Practice of Declarative Programming).


Topics of interest cover all aspects of logic-based program development,
all stages of the software life cycle, and issues of both programming-
in-the-small and programming-in-the-large. Papers describing
applications in these areas are especially welcome. Contributions are
welcome on all aspects of logic-based program development, including,
but not limited to:

- specification
- synthesis
- verification
- transformation
- analysis
- optimisation
- specialization
- partial evaluation
- inversion
- composition
- program/model manipulation
- certification
- security
- transformational techniques in SE
- applications and tools

Survey papers, that present some aspect of the above topics from a new
perspective, and application papers, that describe experience with
industrial applications, are also welcome. Papers must describe
original work, be written and presented in English, and must not
substantially overlap with papers that have been published or that are
simultaneously submitted to a journal or a conference with refereed
proceedings. Work that already appeared in unpublished or informally
published workshops proceedings may be submitted.

Following past editions, the formal post-conference proceedings are
planned to be published by Springer-Verlag in the Lecture Notes in
Computer Science (LNCS) series.


- Paper submission: March 27, 2011
- Extended abstract submission: April 3, 2011
- Notification (for pre-proceedings): May 16, 2011
- Camera-ready (for pre-proceedings): June 12, 2011
- Symposium: July 18-20, 2011

Submissions can either be (short) extended abstracts or (full) papers
whose length should not exceed 9 and 15 pages (including references),
respectively. Submissions must be formatted in the Lecture Notes in
Computer Science style (excluding well-marked appendices not intended
for publication). Referees are not required to read the appendices,
and thus papers should be intelligible without them. Short papers may
describe work-in-progress or tool demonstrations.

Both short and full papers can be accepted for presentation at the
symposium and will then appear in the LOPSTR 2011
pre-proceedings. Full papers can also be immediately accepted for
publication in the formal proceedings, which is planned to be
published by Springer-Verlag in the LNCS series. In addition, after
the symposium, the programme committee will select further short or
full papers presented in LOPSTR 2011 to be considered for formal
publication. These authors will be invited to revise and/or extend
their submissions in the light of the feedback solicited at the
symposium. Then after another round of reviewing, these revised papers
can also be published in the formal proceedings.

Program Committee:



Program Chair
(contact him for additional information about papers and submissions)

    German Vidal
    Department of Computer Science (DSIC)
    Universitat Politecnica de Valencia
    Valencia, Spain
    Email: lopstr11_at_dsic.upv.es

General Chair

    Peter Schneider-Kamp
    Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science
    University of Southern Denmark
    Campusvej 55
    DK-5230 Odense M, Denmark
    Email: petersk_at_imada.sdu.dk

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