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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: FSTTCS 2010 - Foundations of Software Technology and Theoretical Computer Science

http://fsttcs.org

FSTTCS 2010
Foundations of Software Technology and Theoretical Computer Science
http://www.fsttcs.org
December 15--18, 2010
The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai, India

CALL FOR PAPERS

Important dates:
Server opens              1 June
Submission Deadline       7 July
Notification to Authors   13 September
Final Version due         8 October

IARCS, the Indian Association for Research in Computing Science,
announces the 30th Annual FSTTCS Conference in Chennai.
The FSTTCS conference is a forum for presenting original results in
foundational aspects of Computer Science and Software Technology.
We are pleased to announce invited talks by:

Rajeev Alur (U Penn)
Bruno Courcelle (LaBRI, Bordeaux)
Pavel Pudl\'ak (Academy of Sciences, Czech Rep)
Santosh Vempala (Georgia Tech)
Wies{\l}aw Zielonka (LIAFA, Paris)

Authors are invited to submit papers presenting original
unpublished research in any area of Theoretical Computer Science or
Foundational aspects of Software Technology, restricted to 12 pages
using the FSTTCS style file available on the conference website.
Submission will be electronic, via the EasyChair site.
Concurrent submissions are not allowed until notification
(or submission of the final version, if accepted).
Representative areas include, but are not limited to:

+  Algorithms, including: randomized and approximation
algorithms, distributed algorithms, geometry, online
and streaming algorithms, fixed-parameter algorithms
+  Automata and Formal Languages
+  Combinatorial Optimization
+  Computational Complexity, including: circuits, communication,
derandomization, PCPs, proof complexity, structural complexity
+  Concurrent, timed and hybrid systems
+  Cryptography and security
+  Logic in Computer Science, including: finite model theory,
modal and temporal logics, specification and verification
+  Programming languages, including: semantics, types, program
analysis and correctness

Accepted papers will be published as the proceedings of the Conference
in the  Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics (LIPIcs) series as a
free, open, electronic archive with access to all. For an accepted paper
to be included in the proceedings, one of the authors must commit to
presenting the paper at the conference.

Authors will retain full rights over their work.
The accepted papers will be licensed under the
Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5
License: Creative Commons-NC-ND.

There will be a workshop preceding FSTTCS on some current areas of
research (topics to be announced on the conference web page).
The 5th IPEC 2010 symposium is co-located with FSTTCS 2010 and will be
held in Chennai from 13 to 15 December 2010.

Programme Committee:
Sanjeev Arora (Princeton U)
Eike Best (U Oldenburg)
Ahmed Bouajjani (LIAFA Paris)
Amit Chakrabarti (Dartmouth)
V\'eronique Cortier (LORIA-CNRS)
Luca de Alfaro (Google/UCSC)
Xiaotie Deng (C U Hong Kong)
Khaled Elbassioni (MPII Saarbr\