2nd CFP ICLP 2016, New York City: 32nd International Conference on Logic Programming, Oct 17-21

From: Michael Hanus <mh_at_informatik.uni-kiel.de>
Date: Tue, 08 Mar 2016 17:51:46 +0100


                            Second Call For Papers
              32nd International Conference on Logic Programming

                              New York City, USA
                             October 17-21, 2016

               http://software.imdea.org/Conferences/ICLP2016/

Conference Scope

Since the first conference held in Marseilles in 1982, ICLP has been
the pre-
mier international conference for presenting research in logic
programming.
Contributions are sought in all areas of logic programming, including
but not
restricted to:


 - Theory: Semantic Foundations, Formalisms, Nonmonotonic Reasoning,
Knowledge
   Representation.

 - Implementation: Compilation, Virtual Machines, Parallelism,
Constraint Han-
   dling Rules, Tabling.

 - Environments: Program Analysis, Transformation, Validation,
Verification,
   Debugging, Profiling, Testing.

 - Language Issues: Concurrency, Objects, Coordination, Mobility,
Higher
   Order, Types, Modes, Assertions, Programming Techniques.

 - Related Paradigms: Inductive and Co-inductive Logic Programming,
Constraint
   Logic Programming, Answer-Set Programming, SAT-Checking.

 - Applications: Databases, Big Data, Data Integration and Federation,
Soft-
   ware Engineering, Natural Language Processing, Web and Semantic
 Web,
   Agents, Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics, and Education.


In addition to the presentations of accepted papers, the technical
program
will include invited talks, advanced tutorials, the doctoral
consortium, and
several workshops.

Important Dates

Paper registration (abstract): 22 April, 2016
Submission deadline: 29 April, 2016
Notification to authors: 17 June, 2016
Revision deadline (when needed): 8 July, 2016
Final notification: 22 July, 2016
Camera-ready copy due: 5 Aug, 2016
Conference: 17-21 Oct, 2016

Submission Details

Submissions of regular papers must be made in the condensed TPLP
format (see
http://software.imdea.org/Conferences/ICLP2016/TPLP-ICLP-2016.tar) via
 Easy-
Chair (see http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=iclp2016). A
regular
paper must not exceed 14 pages including the bibliography, but the
paper may
be supplemented with appendices for proofs and details of datasets
which do
not count towards this limit and which will be available as appendices
to the
published paper. We accept three kinds of papers:


 - Technical papers for technically sound, innovative ideas that can
advance
   the state of logic programming;

 - Application papers that impact interesting application domains;

 - System and tool papers which emphasize novelty, practicality,
usability,
   and availability of the systems and tools described.


Application, system, and tool papers need to be clearly marked in their
title.
All submissions must be written in English and describe original,
previously
unpublished research, and must not simultaneously be submitted for
publication
elsewhere. Papers of the highest quality will be selected to be
published in
the journal of Theory and Practice of Logic Programming (TPLP),
Cambridge Uni-
versity Press (CUP). In order to ensure the quality of the final
version,
papers may be subject to more than one round of refereeing (within the
deci-
sion period).

The program committee may recommend some papers to be published as
technical
communications. Technical communications (TCs) will be published by
Dagstuhl
Publishing in the OpenAccess Series in Informatics
(OASIcs)
(http://www.dagstuhl.de/publikationen/oasics/). These TC papers
should not
exceed 14 pages including bibliography. Authors can also elect to
convert
their submissions into extended abstracts, of 2 or 3 pages, for
inclusion in
the TCs. This should allow authors to submit a long version elsewhere.
  All
regular papers and regular TCs will be presented during the conference.

Doctoral consortium position papers, of between 10 and 14 pages, will
also be
published as TCs.

Authors of accepted papers will, by default, be automatically included
in the
list of ALP members, who will receive quarterly updates from the
Logic Pro-
gramming Newsletter at no cost.


Conference Organization

General Chairs:

Michael Kifer Stony Brook University, USA
Neng-Fa Zhou City University of New York, USA

Program Chairs:

Manuel Carro UPM and IMDEA Software Institute, Spain
Andy King University of Kent, UK

Workshop Chair:

Marcello Balduccini Drexel University, USA

Publicity Chair:

Peter Schueller Marmara University, Turkey

Doctoral Consortium Chairs:

Marina De Vos University of Bath, UK
Neda Saeedloei University of Minnesota Duluth, USA

Programming Contest Chair:

Paul Fodor Stony Brook University, USA

Web Presence:

Joaquin Arias IMDEA Software Institute, Spain

Preliminary Program Committee:

Marcello Balduccini Drexel University, USA
Mutsunori Banbara Kobe University, Japan
Roman Bartak Charles University, Czech Republic
Pedro Cabalar University of Corunna, Spain
Mats Carlsson SICS, Sweden
Manuel Carro UPM and IMDEA Software Institute, Spain
Michael Codish Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israe=
l
Marina De Vos University of Bath, UK
Agostino Dovier Universita degli Studi di Udine, Italy
Gregory Duck National University of Singapore, Singapo=
re
Esra Erdem Sabanci University, Turkey
Wolfgang Faber University of Huddersfield, UK
Thom Fruehwirth University of Ulm, Germany
John Gallagher Roskilde University, Denmark, and
                                IMDEA Software Institute, Spain
Marco Gavanelli Universita degli Studi di Ferrara, Italy
Martin Gebser University of Potsdam, Germany
Michael Hanus CAU Kiel, Germany
Katsumi Inoue NII, Japan
Gerda Janssens KU Leuven - University of Leuven, Belgium=

Andy King University of Kent, UK
Ekaterina Komendantskaya Heriot-Watt University, UK
Michael Leuschel University of Dusseldorf, Germany
Vladimir Lifschitz University of Texas, USA
Jose F. Morales IMDEA Software Institute, Spain
Enrico Pontelli New Mexico State University, USA
Jorg Puhrer Leipzig University, Germany
Ricardo Rocha University of Porto, Portugal
Zoltan Somogyi Independent Researcher, Australia
Harald Sondergaard University of Melbourne, Australia
Theresa Swift NOVALINKS, US, and UNL, Portugal
Francesca Toni Imperial College London, UK
Irina Trubitsyna University of Calabria, Italy
Mirek Truszczynski University of Kentucky, USA
Alicia Villanueva Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spai=
n
Jan Wielemaker VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands
Stefan Woltran TU Wien, Austria
Fangkai Yang Schlumberger Inc., USA
Jia-Huai You University of Alberta, Canada

Workshops

The ICLP 2016 program will include several workshops. They are
perhaps the
best places for the presentation of preliminary work, underdeveloped
novel
ideas, and new open problems to a wide and interested audience with
opportuni-
ties for intensive discussions and project collaboration.

Autumn School on Computational Logic

A school on computational logic is planned. More up to date
information will
be available at the conference Web page.

Doctoral Consortium

The Eleventh Doctoral Consortium (DC) on Logic Programming provides
research
students with the opportunity to present and discuss their research
direc-
tions, and to obtain feedback from both peers and experts in the
field.
Accepted participants will receive partial financial support to
attend the
event and the main conference. The best paper from the DC will be
given the
opportunity to present in a session of the main ICLP conference.

Conference Venue

The venue will be the Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel in Flushing,
New York
City. New York City is an international tourist destination,
receiving 56
million tourists in 2014 alone. Several sources have ranked New York
the most
photographed city in the world. Times square, known as the city's
heart, is
the brightly illuminated hub of the Broadway theatre district. The
Statue of
Liberty greets new arrivals to the Americas by ship in the late 19th and
early
20th century, and is a globally recognized symbol of the United States.
Flush-
ing is associated by many with the National Tennis Centre, since
Flushing
Meadows has been the home of the US Open Grand Slam tennis tournament
every
year since 1978.

New York is the most populous city in the United States and one of the
 most
populous urban agglomerations in the world. Situated in one of the
world's
largest natural harbours, New York City consists of five boroughs,
each of
which is a separate county of New York State. The conference hotel is
situated
in the Queens borough, just a two-minute walk from the Flushing-Main
Street
rail station. Direct train lines take you directly from there to Times
Square
in just over 45 minutes, which is fast for New York City. The Museum of
Modern
Art can be reached in under 40 mins, Grand Central Terminal in 40
mins, the
Empire State Building under 50 mins, and The High Line Park in 50 minutes=
.

The hotel is also close to LaGuardia Airports and JFK. LaGuardia is
just 3
miles away and the hotel offers a complementary shuttle service.
John F.
Kennedy International Airport (JFK) is 10 miles away and can be reached
within
30 minutes by taxi. The hotel is situated in a vibrant Asian
district that
offers a variety of Eastern cuisine, as well as many stores and shops.

Sponsor

The conference is sponsored by the Association for Logic Programming (ALP=
).

Financial Assistance

The Association for Logic Programming has funds to assist financially
disad-
vantaged participants and, especially, students to enable them to
attend the
conference. Inquiries should be made to the general chairs.









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