LOPSTR: Logic-based Program Synthesis and Transformation



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Event When Where Deadline
LOPSTR 2021 31st International Symposium on Logic-Based Program Synthesis and Transformation
Sep 7, 2021 - Sep 9, 2021 Tallinn, Estonia May 15, 2021
LOPSTR 2018 28th International Symposium on Logic-Based Program Synthesis and Transformation
Sep 4, 2018 - Sep 6, 2018 Frankfurt am Main, Germany Apr 1, 2018 (Mar 25, 2018)
LOPSTR 2017 27th International Symposium on Logic-Based Program Synthesis and Transformation
Oct 10, 2017 - Oct 12, 2017 Namur, Belgium Jun 13, 2017 (Jun 6, 2017)
LOPSTR 2016 26th International Symposium on Logic-Based Program Synthesis and Transformation
Sep 6, 2016 - Sep 8, 2016 Edinburgh, UK Jun 27, 2016 (Jun 20, 2016)
LOPSTR 2014 24th International Symposium on Logic-Based Program Synthesis and Transformation
Sep 9, 2014 - Sep 11, 2014 University of Kent, Canterbury, UK Jun 18, 2014 (Jun 11, 2014)
LOPSTR 2013 23rd International Symposium on Logic-Based Program Synthesis and Transformation
Sep 18, 2013 - Sep 20, 2013 Madrid, Spain Jun 11, 2013 (Jun 4, 2013)
LOPSTR 2011 21st International Symposium on Logic-Based Program Synthesis and Transformation
Jul 18, 2011 - Jul 20, 2011 Odense, Denmark Mar 27, 2011

Present CFP : 2021

31st International Symposium on Logic-Based Program Synthesis and Transformation


Tallinn, Estonia, September 7-9, 2021
(co-located with PPDP 2021)

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 31st International Symposium on Logic-based Program Synthesis and Transformation (LOPSTR 2021) will be held at the Teachers' House in Tallinn, Estonia.
Previous symposia were held in Bologna (as a virtual meeting), Porto, Frankfurt am Main, Namur, Edinburgh, Siena, Canterbury, Madrid, Leuven, Odense, Hagenberg, Coimbra, Valencia, Kongens Lyngby, Venice, London, Verona, Uppsala, Madrid, Paphos, London, Venice, Manchester, Leuven, Stockholm, Arnhem, Pisa, Louvain-la-Neuve, and Manchester.
LOPSTR 2021 will be co-located with PPDP 2021 (International 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, including, but not limited to:

- synthesis
- transformation
- specialization
- composition
- optimization
- inversion
- specification
- analysis and verification
- testing and certification
- program and model manipulation
- machine learning for program development
- verification and testing of machine learning systems
- transformational techniques in SE
- applications and tools

Both full papers and extended abstracts describing foundations and applications in these areas are welcome. Survey papers that present some aspects of the above topics from a new perspective and 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, conference, or workshop with refereed proceedings. Work that already appeared in unpublished or informally published workshop proceedings may be submitted (please contact the PC chairs in case of questions).

* Important Dates *

Abstract submission (optional): May 1, 2021 (AoE)
Paper/Extended abstract submission: May 15, 2021
Notification: July 1, 2021
Camera-ready (for electronic pre-proceedings): August 20, 2021
Symposium: September 7-9, 2021
Revised paper submission: November 1, 2021 (AoE)
Notification: December 1, 2021
Final version (for post-proceedings): January 16, 2022

* Submission Guidelines *

Authors should submit an electronic copy of the paper (written in English) in PDF, formatted in LNCS style. Each submission must include on its first page the paper title; authors and their affiliations; contact author's email; abstract; and three to four keywords which will be used to assist the PC in selecting appropriate reviewers for the paper. Page numbers (and, if possible, line numbers) should appear on the manuscript to help the reviewers in writing their report. Full papers cannot exceed 15 pages excluding references. Extended abstracts cannot exceed 8 pages excluding references. Additional pages may be used for appendices not intended for publication. Reviewers are not required to read the appendices, and thus papers should be intelligible without them. Papers should be submitted via EasyChair: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=lopstr2021

* Proceedings *

All papers (extended abstracts and full papers) accepted for presentation at the symposium will be made available through electronic pre-proceedings.
As is usual for LOPSTR, formal proceedings will be published only after the symposium. Full papers can be directly accepted for publication in the formal proceedings, or accepted only for presentation at the symposium.
After the symposium, all authors of extended abstracts and full papers accepted only for presentation will be invited to revise and/or extend their submissions. Then, after another round of reviewing, these revised papers may also be published in the formal proceedings.

* Program Chairs *

Emanuele De Angelis, IASI-CNR, Italy
Wim Vanhoof, University of Namur, Belgium

* Local organisation *

Niccolò Veltri, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia

* Contact *

For more information, please contact the Program Committee Chairs:
emanuele.deangelis@iasi.cnr.it, wim.vanhoof@unamur.be

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