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ICTAC 2018 : 15th International Colloquium on Theoretical Aspects of Computing


Conference Series : International Colloquium on Theoretical Aspects of Computing
When Oct 16, 2018 - Oct 19, 2018
Where Stellenbosch, South Africa
Abstract Registration Due May 4, 2018
Submission Deadline May 11, 2018
Notification Due Jul 6, 2018
Final Version Due Aug 3, 2018
Categories    programming languages   automata   computational logic   coordination

Call For Papers


15th International Colloquium on Theoretical Aspects of Computing
ICTAC 2018
Stellenbosch, South Africa, 16-19 October 2018

* ICTAC tutorials, 12-14 October 2018
* ICTAC workshop(s), 15 October 2018
* 14th African Conference on Research in Computer Science and Applied
Mathematics / 14eme Colloque Africain sur la Recherche en Informatique
et en Mathematiques Appliquees, CARI 2018, 14-16 October 2018

* Abstracts 4 May 2018
* Papers 11 May 2018
* Notification 6 July 2018
* Camera-ready 3 August 2018


Established in 2004 by the International Institute for Software
Technology of the United Nations University (UNU-IIST), the ICTAC
conference series aims at bringing together researchers and
practitioners from academia, industry and government to present
research and exchange ideas and experience addressing challenges in
both theoretical aspects of computing and the exploitation of theory
through methods and tools for system development. ICTAC also aims to
promote research cooperation between developing and industrial


The topics of the conference include, but are not limited to:

* Languages and automata
* Semantics of programming languages
* Logic in computer science
* Lambda calculus, type theory and category theory
* Domain-specific languages
* Theories of concurrency and mobility
* Theories of distributed, grid and cloud computing
* Models of objects and components
* Coordination models
* Models of software architectures
* Timed, hybrid, embedded and cyber-physical systems
* Static analysis
* Software verification
* Software testing
* Program generation and transformation
* Model checking and automated theorem proving
* Interactive theorem proving
* Verified software, formalized programming theory


We solicit full-length research papers reporting original research
contributions. Submissions must adhere to the LNCS format and must
not exceed 18 pages (excluding bibliography of maximum 2 pages).

Submissions must not have been published or be under consideration for
publication elsewhere. All submissions will be judged on the basis of
originality, contribution to the field, technical and presentation
quality, and relevance to the conference.

Submission is through Easychair:

One author of each accepted paper must attend the conference to present
it, having paid the regular registration fee.


The proceedings will be published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in
Computer Science series.


Springer is sponsoring a best paper award.


After the conference, authors of the best contributions are invited to
submit a revised and extended version to a special issue, to be
published in Elsevier's Theoretical Computer Science.


Bernd Fischer (Stellenbosch University, ZA)


Bernd Fischer (Stellenbosch University, ZA)
Tarmo Uustalu (Reykjavik University, IS)


June Andronick (Data61, AU)
√Čric Badouel (IRISA, FR)
Eduardo Bonelli (Universidad Nacional de Quilmes, AR)
Ana Cavalcanti (University of York, UK)
Uli Fahrenberg (LIX, FR)
Anna Lisa Ferrara (University of Southampton, UK)
Adrian Francalanza (University of Malta, MT)
Edward Hermann Haeusler (Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro, BR)
Ross Horne (Nanyang Technological University, SG)
Dang Van Hung (VNU University of Engineering and Technology, VN)
Atsushi Igarashi (Kyoto University, JP)
Jan Kretinsky (Technische Universitaet Muenchen, DE)
Martin Leucker (Universitaet zu Luebeck, DE)
Zhiming Liu (Southwest University, CN)
Radu Mardare (Aalborg Universitet, DK)
Tobias Nipkow (Technische Universitaet Muenchen, DE)
Maciej Pirog (Wroclaw University, PL)
Sanjiva Prasad (IIT Delhi, IN)
Camilo Rueda (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Cali, CO)
Murali Krishna Ramanathan (Uber, US)
Augusto Sampaio (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, BR)
Ina Schaefer (Technische Universitaet Braunschweig, DE)
Natarajan Shankar (SRI International, US)
Georg Struth (University of Sheffield, UK)
Cong Tian (Xidian University, CN)
Lynette van Zijl (Stellenbosch University, ZA)


Ana Cavalcanti (University of York, UK)
Martin Leucker (Universitaet zu Luebeck, DE)
Zhiming Liu (Southwest University, CN)
Tobias Nipkow (Technische Universitaet Muenchen, DE)
Augusto Sampaio (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, BR)
Natarajan Shankar (SRI International, US)


The conference will be hosted by the Division of Computer Science of
Stellenbosch University.

The city of Stellenbosch, founded 1685, is the second oldest European
settlement in South Africa after Cape Town. It is situated about 50 km
to the east of Cape Town. It is the place to admire Cape Dutch
architecture and the heart of the Cape Winelands, South Africa's prime
wine region. Stellenbosch University is one of the leading universities
in Africa.


Please contact Bernd Fischer, bfischer(at)

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