ICFP 2003 Call for Papers -- deadline extended
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Subject: ICFP 2003 Call for Papers -- deadline extended
Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2003 21:49:55 -0500 (EST)
The submission deadline for ICFP (the ACM SIGPLAN International Conference on
Functional Programming) has been extended by nine days to March 29 (2300 UTC).
The 2003 ICFP will be in Uppsala, Sweden on August 25-29, in conjunction with
PPDP (Principles and Practice of Declarative Programming). Please take a
moment to read the "call for papers" I've appended below, and see if you have
a topic or result you would like to submit to the program committee.
See you in Sweden.
Eighth Annual ACM SIGPLAN International Conference on Functional Programming
Call for Papers
Affiliated with PLI 2003
August 25-29, 2003
* Important dates
Submission deadline 18:00 EST 29 March, 2003 (Thursday)
Notification of acceptance rejection 19 May, 2003
Final paper due 16 June, 2003
Conference 25-29 August, 2003
ICFP 2003 seeks original papers on the full spectrum of the art, science, and
practice of functional programming. The conference invites submissions on all
topics ranging from principles to practice, from foundations to features, and
from abstraction to application. The scope covers all languages that encourage
programming with functions, including both purely applicative and imperative
languages, as well as languages that support objects and concurrency. Topics
of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:
formal semantics, lambda calculus, type theory, monads, continuations,
control, state, effects.
Algorithms and data structures, modules and type systems, concurrency
and distribution, components and composition, relations to
object-oriented and logic programming, multiparadigm programming.
abstract machines, compile-time and run-time optimization, just-in-time
compilers, memory management. Interfaces to foreign functions, services,
components and low-level machine resources.
Transformation and analysis
abstract interpretation, partial evaluation, program transformation,
theorem proving, specification and verification.
Software development techniques for functional programming
design patterns, specification, verification and validation, debugging,
test generation, tracing and profiling.
Applications and domain-specific languages
systems programming, scientific and numerical computing, symbolic
computing and artificial intelligence, systems programming, databases,
graphical user interfaces, multimedia programming, application
scripting, system administration, distributed-systems construction, web
Practice and experience
functional programming in education and industry, ramifications on other
paradigms and computing disciplines.
elegant, instructive examples of functional programming.
Papers in the latter three categories need not necessarily report original
research results; they may instead, for example, report practical experience
that will be useful to others, re-usable programming idioms, or elegant new
ways of approaching a problem. The key criterion for such a paper is that it
makes a contribution from which other practitioners can benefit. It is not
enough simply to describe a program!
* Submission guidelines
Due date & time: Submissions must be filed at the web site by 18:00 EST on
Thursday 29 March. Some convenient equivalents to 18:00 EST are
New York: 6:00 PM = 18h00
San Francisco: 3:00 PM = 15h00
Chicago: 5:00 PM = 17h00
Hong Kong: 7:00 AM (30 March)
For other time-zones/locations, see
Submission URL: http://www.cc.gatech.edu/icfp03/submit
Authors should submit a 100-200 word abstract and a full paper by 23:00
Universal Coordinated Time on Thursday, March 29, 2003. Submissions should be
no more than 12 pages (including bibliography and appendices) in standard ACM
conference format: two columns, nine-point font on a ten-point baseline, with
pages 20pc (3.33in) wide and 54pc (9in) tall, with a column gutter of 2pc
(0.33in). Detailed formatting guidelines are available at
http://www.acm.org/sigs/pubs/proceed/template.html, along with formatting
templates or style files for LaTeX, Word Perfect, and Word. You don't need to
include categories, keywords, etc., though you are welcome to do so. Also,
note that the ACM copyright notice is not required of submissions, only of
Authors wishing to supply additional material to the reviewers beyond the
12-page limit can do so in clearly marked appendices, on the understanding
that reviewers are not required to read the appendices. Submissions that do
not meet these guidelines will not be considered. The submission deadline and
length above are firm.
Submissions will be carried out electronically via the Web, at the URL given
above. Papers must be submitted in either PDF format, or as PostScript
documents that are interpretable by Ghostscript, and they must be printable on
US Letter sized paper. Individuals for which this requirement is a hardship
should contact the program chair at least one week before the deadline.
Submitted papers must have content that has not previously been published in
other conferences or refereed venues; simultaneous submission to other
conferences or refereed venues is unacceptable. Each paper should explain its
contributions in both general and technical terms, clearly identifying what
has been accomplished, saying why it is significant, and comparing it with
previous work. Authors should strive to make the technical content of their
papers understandable to a broad audience.
Authors of accepted papers will be required to sign the ACM copyright form.
Proceedings will be published by ACM Press.
* Student Attendees
Students who have a paper accepted for the conference are offered student
membership of SIGPLAN free for one year. As members of SIGPLAN they may apply
for travel fellowships from the PAC fund.
* Conference Chair
University of York, UK
* Program Chair
College of Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Ga. 30332-0280, USA
shivers at cc.gatech.edu
Phone: +1 404 385.00.91
Fax: +1 404 383.12.53
* Program Committee
Andrzej Filinksi (DIKU, University of Copenhagen)
Robby Findler (University of Chicago)
Fritz Henglein (IT University of Copenhagen)
Hugo Herbelin (INRIA)
Ralf Hinze (Universitat Bonn)
Annie Liu (Stony Brook University)
Benjamin Pierce (University of Pennsylvania)
Todd Proebsting (Microsoft Corp.)
Amr Sabry (University of Indiana)
Zhong Shao (Yale University)
Tim Sheard (OGI School of Science and Engineering)
Eijiro Sumii (University of Tokyo)
* Change log
Added program committee; revised submission deadline from 3/20 to 3/29;
updated student travel-fellowship information.