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Conference Series : Implementation and Application of Functional Languages
When Sep 14, 2015 - Sep 16, 2015
Where University of Koblenz-Landau, Koblenz, G
Submission Deadline Aug 10, 2015
Notification Due Aug 12, 2015
Final Version Due Sep 7, 2015
Categories    functional programming   programming languages   programming semantics

Call For Papers

IFL 2015 - Call for papers


University of Koblenz-Landau, Koblenz, Germany

In cooperation with ACM SIGPLAN

September 14-16, 2015


The goal of the IFL symposia is to bring together researchers actively
engaged in the implementation and application of functional and
function-based programming languages. IFL 2015 will be a venue for
researchers to present and discuss new ideas and concepts, work in
progress, and publication-ripe results related to the implementation
and application of functional languages and function-based


Following the IFL tradition, IFL 2015 will use a post-symposium review
process to produce the formal proceedings. All participants of IFL2015
are invited to submit either a draft paper or an extended abstract
describing work to be presented at the symposium. At no time may work
submitted to IFL be simultaneously submitted to other venues;
submissions must adhere to ACM SIGPLAN's republication policy:

The submissions will be screened by the program committee chair to
make sure they are within the scope of IFL, and will appear in the
draft proceedings distributed at the symposium. Submissions appearing
in the draft proceedings are not peer-reviewed publications. Hence,
publications that appear only in the draft proceedings do not count as
publication for the ACM SIGPLAN republication policy. After the
symposium, authors will be given the opportunity to incorporate the
feedback from discussions at the symposium and will be invited to
submit a revised full article for the formal review process. From the
revised submissions, the program committee will select papers for the
formal proceedings considering their correctness, novelty,
originality, relevance, significance, and clarity.

Important dates

August 10: Submission deadline draft papers
August 12: Notification of acceptance for presentation
August 14: Early registration deadline
August 21: Late registration deadline
September 7: Submission deadline for pre-symposium proceedings
September 14-16: IFL Symposium
December 1: Submission deadline for post-symposium proceedings
January 15, 2016: Notification of acceptance for post-symposium proceedings
March 1, 2016: Camera-ready version for post-symposium proceedings

Submission details

Prospective authors are encouraged to submit papers or extended
abstracts to be published in the draft proceedings and to present them
at the symposium. All contributions must be written in English. Papers
must adhere to the standard ACM two columns conference format. For the
pre-symposium proceedings we adopt a 'weak' page limit of 12
pages. For the post-symposium proceedings the page limit of 12 pages
is firm. A suitable document template for LaTeX can be found at:

Authors submit through EasyChair:


IFL welcomes submissions describing practical and theoretical work as
well as submissions describing applications and tools in the context
of functional programming. If you are not sure whether your work is
appropriate for IFL 2015, please contact the PC chair at Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

- language concepts
- type systems, type checking, type inferencing
- compilation techniques
- staged compilation
- run-time function specialization
- run-time code generation
- partial evaluation
- (abstract) interpretation
- metaprogramming
- generic programming
- automatic program generation
- array processing
- concurrent/parallel programming
- concurrent/parallel program execution
- embedded systems
- web applications
- (embedded) domain specific languages
- security
- novel memory management techniques
- run-time profiling performance measurements
- debugging and tracing
- virtual/abstract machine architectures
- validation, verification of functional programs
- tools and programming techniques
- (industrial) applications

Peter Landin Prize

The Peter Landin Prize is awarded to the best paper presented at the
symposium every year. The honored article is selected by the program
committee based on the submissions received for the formal review
process. The prize carries a cash award equivalent to 150 Euros.

Programme committee

Chair: Ralf Lämmel, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany

- Malgorzata Biernacka, University of Wroclaw, Poland
- Laura M. Castro, University of A Coruña, Spain
- Martin Erwig, Oregon State University, USA
- Dan Ghica, University of Birmingham, UK
- Andrew Gill, University of Kansas, USA
- Stephan Herhut, Google, USA
- Zhenjiang Hu, National Institute of Informatics (NII), Japan
- Mauro Jaskelioff, CIFASIS/Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina
- Frédéric Jouault, ESEO, France
- Oleg Kiselyov, Tohoku University, Japan
- Lindsey Kuper, Indiana University, USA
- Rita Loogen, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany
- Akimasa Morihata, University of Tokyo, Japan
- Atsushi Ohori, Tohoku University, Japan
- Bruno C. D. S. Oliveira, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
- Frank Piessens, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
- Norman Ramsey, Tufts University, USA
- Matthew Roberts, Macquarie University, Australia
- Manfred Schmidt-Schauss, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany
- Simon Thompson, University of Kent, UK
- Stephanie Weirich, University of Pennsylvania, USA
- Steve Zdancewic, University of Pennsylvania , USA


The 27th IFL will be held in association with the Faculty of Computer
Science, University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Koblenz. Koblenz is well
connected by train to several international airports. For instance,
Koblenz can be reached from Frankfurt by high-speed train ICE within
an hour. The modern Koblenz campus is close to the city center and can
be reached by foot, bus, or cab. See the website for more information
on the venue.

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