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AISB event Bulletin Item

CF Abstracts: PCCAT 2011 Postgraduate Conference for Computing: Application and Theory

Dear Colleagues

The second Postgraduate Conference for Computing: Application and Theory will be an excellent opportunity for postgraduates in the South West to showcase their work. It aims to promote discussion and relationships between the participating institutions on the broad fields covered within its remit of computing application and theory. With this in mind we are delighted to open the call for abstracts.

If the submission is successful the author will be asked to extend the abstract to a short paper of up to 8 pages, alternatively they may be asked to produce a poster on their work.

Submissions are invited on a range of topics, including *but not limited to*:

* machine learning and optimisation,
* spatial and temporal reasoning,
* computational organization,
* human computer interaction (HCI),
* natural language processing,
* automated design,
* computer modelling,
* image processing,
* robotics and processing,
* formal specification,
* cryptography,
* mobile computing.

If you are unsure as to whether your work is relevant to PCCAT, please feel free to contact the organising committee for clarification.

Submission Guidelines:

* The abstract should be approximately 300 words.
* The submission should say whether or not the author would prefer to extend the abstract to a paper or a poster.
* The submission should specify between 3 and 5 keywords indicating the subject headings the work falls under.

Submission Process:

Submission is through the PCCAT website (http://www.pccat.org), where you will find a simple web form.  Notification of our decision will be by email to the corresponding author.

*Please be aware that we will not be extending the deadline for submission beyond the 09 Dec 2010.*

Key Dates:

09 Dec 2010:    Abstracts Due
13 Dec 2010:    Notification of Acceptance
18 Feb 2011:    Papers Due
15 Apr 2011:    Camera Ready Papers Due
15 Apr 2011:    Posters Due
08 Jun 2011:    Conference

Kind regards,
Max Dupenois and David Walker
(PCCAT 2011 Programme Chairs)