MFCS 2014: 2nd Call for Papers

2nd Call for Papers - 39th International Symposium on
Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science
MFCS 2014

Budapest, August 25--29, 2014
www.inf.u-szeged.hu/mfcs2014

Announcement
The series of MFCS symposia, organized since 1972, has a long and well-established tradition. The MFCS conferences encourage high-quality research in all branches of theoretical computer science. Their broad scope provides an opportunity to bring together researchers who do not usually meet at specialized conferences. Quality papers presenting original research on theoretical aspects of computer science are solicited.

Topics
Principal topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
algorithms and data structures (incl. sequential, parallel,
distributed, randomized, approximation, graph, network, on-line,
parameterized, optimization algorithms),
algorithmic game theory,
algorithmic learning theory,
computational complexity (structural and model-related),
computational geometry,
models of computation,
networks (incl. wireless, sensor, ad-hoc networks),
parallel and distributed computing,
quantum computing,
automata, grammars and formal languages,
combinatorics on words, trees, and other structures,
bioinformatics,
computer-assisted reasoning,
concurrency theory,
cryptography and security,
databases and knowledge-based systems,
formal specifications and program development,
foundations of computing,
logic, algebra and categories in computer science,
types in computer science,
mobile computing,
semantics and verification of programs,
theoretical issues in artificial intelligence.

Invited Speakers
Krishnendu Chatterjee (IST Austria, Klosterneuburg, Austria),
Achim Jung (U. of Birmingham, UK),
Daniel Marx (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary),
Peter Bro Miltersen (Aarhus U., Denmark),
Cyril Nicaud (U. Paris-Est, Marne-la-Vallee, France),
Alexander Sherstov (UCLA, Los Angeles, USA),
Christian Sohler (TU Dortmund, Germany).

Program Committee
Albert Atserias (UPC, Barcelona, Spain),
Giorgio Ausiello (U. ``La Sapienza'', Rome, Italy),
Jos Baeten (CWI, Amsterdam, The Netherlands),
Therese Biedl (U. of Waterloo, Canada),
Miko\laj Boja\'nczyk (Warsaw U., Poland),
Gerth St\olting Brodal (Aarhus U., Denmark),
Christian Choffrut (U. Paris Diderot, France),
Erzsebet Csuhaj-Varju (Eotvos Lorand U., Budapest, Hungary, co-chair),
Rocco De Nicola (IMT Lucca, Italy),
Martin Dietzfelbinger (TU Ilmenau, Germany, co-chair),
Manfred Droste (U. of Leipzig, Germany),
Robert Elsasser (U. Salzburg, Austria),
Zolt\'an \'Esik (U. of Szeged, Hungary, chair),
Uli Fahrenberg (Irisa/INRIA Rennes, France),
Fedor V. Fomin (U. of Bergen, Norway),
Fabio Gadducci (U. of Pisa, Italy),
Anna Gal (U. of Texas, Austin, USA),
Dora Giammarresi (U. ``Tor Vergata'', Rome, Italy),
Roberto Grossi (U. of Pisa, Italy),
Anupam Gupta (CMU, Pittsburgh, USA),
Michel Habib (U. Paris Diderot, France),
Kristoffer Arnsfelt Hansen (Aarhus U., Denmark),
Edith Hemaspaandra (RIT, Rochester, USA),
Kazuo Iwama (Kyoto U., Japan),
Yoshihiko Kakutani (U. of Tokyo, Japan),
Juhani Karhumaki (U. of Turku, Finland),
Bakhadyr Khoussainov (U. of Auckland, New Zealand),
Elias Koutsoupias (U. of Oxford, UK),
Rastislav Kralovi\v c (Comenius U., Bratislava, Slovakia),
Jan Kratochvil (Charles U., Prague, Czech Republic),
Stefan Kratsch (TU Berlin, Germany),
Amit Kumar (IIT, New Delhi, India),
Kim G. Larsen (Aalborg U., Denmark),
Frederic Magniez (U. Paris Diderot, Paris, France),
Ralph Matthes (U. Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France),
Madhavan Mukund (CMI, Chennai, India),
Jean-\'Eric Pin (LIAFA, U. Paris Diderot, and CNRS, Paris, France),
Alexander Rabinovich (Tel Aviv U., Israel),
Peter Rossmanith (RWTH Aachen U., Germany),
Jan Rutten (CWI, Amsterdam, and Radboud U. Nijmegen, The Netherlands),
Wojciech Rytter (Warsaw U., Poland),
Luigi Santocanale (Aix-Marseille U., France),
Christian Scheideler (U. of Paderborn, Germany),
Thomas Schwentick (TU Dortmund, Germany),
Alex Simpson (U. of Edinburgh, UK),
Mohit Singh (Microsoft Research, Redmond, USA),
Klaus Sutner (CMU, Pittsburgh, USA),
Gabor Tardos (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary),
Gyorgy Turan (U. of Illinois, Chicago, USA),
Peter Widmayer (ETH Zurich, Switzerland),
Philipp Woelfel (U. of Calgary, Canada).


Important dates
Paper submission deadline: April 18, 2014
Author notification: June 3, 2014
Camera-ready deadline: June 16, 2014
Conference: August 25--29, 2014

Submission guidelines
Submissions to MFCS must not exceed 12 pages (in Springer-Verlag's Lecture Notes style and including bibliography). If the authors believe that more details are essential to substantiate the main claims, they may include a clearly marked appendix that will be read at the discretion of the program committee.
Simultaneous submissions of papers to any other conference with published proceedings or simultaneous or previous submission of the
same contribution to journals is not allowed. Only electronic submissions in PDF format are accepted.
Information about the submission procedure is available on the conference web page. The proceedings will be published in the
ARCoSS subline of Lecture Notes in Computer Science by Springer-Verlag.
It is planned to have a special issue of Information and Computation to which journal versions of the best papers are invited.

Contact
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The conference is organized by the Faculty of Informatics, Eotvos Loand University, Budapest, and the Department of Foundations of Computer Science, Faculty of Science and Informatics, University of Szeged, in cooperation with EATCS.

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