CALL FOR PAPERS - ICTAC 2015

12th International Colloquium on
Theoretical Aspects of Computing
29-31 October 2015, Cali, Colombia
http://www.ictac2015.co

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: JUNE 5, 2015

THEMES AND TOPICS OF PAPERS Topics of interest include theories of computation and programming, foundations of software engineering and formal techniques in software design and verification, as well as  tools that support formal techniques for software modeling, system design and verification. The topical areas of the conference include, but are not limited to

  • Automata theory and formal languages;
  • Principles and semantics of programming languages;
  • Theories of concurrency, mobility and reconfiguration;
  • Logics and their applications;
  • Software architectures, their models, refinement and verification;
  • Relationship between software requirements, models and code;
  • Program static and dynamic analysis and verification;
  • Software specification, refinement, verification and testing;
  • Model checking and theorem proving;
  • Models of object and component systems;
  • Coordination and feature interaction;
  • Integration of theories, formal methods and tools for engineering computing systems;
  • Service-oriented architectures: models and development methods;
  • Models of concurrency, security, and mobility;
  • Theory of distributed, grid and cloud computing;
  • Real-time, embedded, hybrid and cyber-physical systems;
  • Type and category theory in computer science.

INVITED SPEAKERS

  • Jean-Raymond Abrial
  • Volker Diekert
  • César Muñoz
  • Catuscia Palamidessi
  • Davide Sangiorgi
  • Moshe Vardi
  • Glynn Winskel

ASSOCIATED EVENTS

  • ICTAC Summer School on Formal Methods (October 25-27)
  • DCM 2015: 11th International Workshop on Developments in Computational Models (October 28)

PAPER SUBMISSIONImportant Dates

  • Abstract submission: Monday, June 1, 2015.
  • Paper submission:   Friday, June 5, 2015.
  • Author notification:  Monday, July 20, 2015.
  • Camera ready:  Monday, August 3, 2015.

Paper Categories and Format

We call for submissions, related to the above areas and topics, according to the following three categories:

  • Regular papers, with original research contributions;
  • Short papers, on recent work or proposals of emerging challenges;
  • Tool papers, on tools that support formal techniques for software modeling, system design and verification.

Submissions should adhere to the LNCS format (see http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html for details). Regular papers should not exceed 18 pages. Short and tool papers should not exceed 10 pages.


Submissions to the colloquium must not have been published or be concurrently considered for publication elsewhere. All submissions will be judged on the basis of originality, contribution to the field, technical and presentation quality, as well as their relevance to the conference.


Submission Link
Papers must be submitted by using www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ictac2015.


Proceedings
As for the past editions, the proceedings of ICTAC 2015 will be published by Springer in the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS).

Special Issue
Extended versions of selected papers from ICTAC 2015 will be invited to a special issue of Mathematical Structures in Computer Science (http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=MSC).

GENERAL CHAIRS

Martin Leucker, University of Luebeck (DE).
Camilo Rueda, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana - Cali (CO).
Frank Valencia, CNRS and LIX, Ecole Polytechnique (FR).


CONTACT CHAIR

Frank D. Valencia ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).


PROGRAM COMMITTEE


Nazareno Aguirre (AR)
Gerard Assayag (FR)
Mauricio Ayala-Rincón (BR)
Pablo Barceló (CL)
Gustavo Betarte (UY)
Filippo Bonchi (FR)
Marco Carbone (DK)
Ilaria Castellani (FR)
Néstor Cataño (CO)
Gabriel Ciobanu (RO)
Silvia Crafa (IT)
Pedro R. D'Argenio (AR)
Nicolas D'Ippolito (AR)
Stefan Dantchev (UK)
Rocco De Nicola (IT)
Yuxin Deng (CN)
Gilles Dowek (FR)
Moreno Falaschi (IT)
José Luiz Fiadeiro (UK)
Wan Fokkink (NL)
Fabio Gadducci (IT)
Julian Gutierrez (UK)
Stefan Haar (FR)
Thomas Hildebrandt (DK)
Einar Broch Johnsen (NO)
Bartek Klin (PL)
Marta Kwiatkowska (UK)
Kim G. Larsen (DK)
Martin Leucker (DE) (co-chair)
Etienne Lozes (FR)
Larissa Meinicke (AU)
Hernan Melgratti (AR)
Dominique Mery (FR)
Matteo Mio (FR)
Andrzej Murawski (UK)
Vivek Nigam (BR)
Mauricio Osorio (MX)
Prakash Panangaden (CA)
Jorge A. Pérez (NL)
Elaine Pimentel (BR)
António Ravara (PT)
Camilo Rocha (CO)
Camilo Rueda (CO) (co-chair)
Augusto Sampaio (BR)
Vijay Saraswat (US)
Vladimiro Sassone (UK)
Gerardo Schneider (SE)
Alexandra Silva (NL)
Jiri Srba (DK)
Jean-Bernard Stefani (FR)
Perdita Stevens (UK)
Kohei Suenaga (JP)
Alwen Tiu (SG)
Kazunori Ueda (JP)
Frank Valencia (FR) (co-chair)
Vasco T. Vasconcelos (PT)
Kapil Vaswani (IN)
Björn Victor (SE)
Igor Walukiewicz (FR)
Farn Wang (TW)
Alan Wassyng (CA)
Gianluigi Zavattaro (IT)

 

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