3rd Conference on Algebra and Coalgebra in Computer Science

September 6-10, 2009, Udine, Italy

CALCO-jnr: CALCO Young Researchers Workshop

September 6, 2009

CALCO 2009 will be preceded by a CALCO Young Researchers Workshop, CALCO-jnr, dedicated to presentations by PhD students and by those who completed their doctoral studies within the past few years.

CALCO brings together researchers and practitioners to exchange new results related to foundational aspects and both traditional and emerging uses of algebras and coalgebras in computer science. The study of algebra and coalgebra relates to the data, process and structural aspects of software systems.

This is a high-level, bi-annual conference formed by joining the forces and reputations of CMCS (the International Workshop on Coalgebraic Methods in Computer Science), and WADT (the Workshop on Algebraic Development Techniques). The first and second, very successful CALCO conferences took place 2005 in Swansea, Wales, and 2009 in Bergen, Norway.

The third event will take place 2009 in Udine, Italy.

The CALCO Young Researchers Workshop, CALCO-jnr, is a CALCO satellite workshop dedicated to presentations by PhD students and junior researchers. Attendance at the workshop is open to all - it is anticipated that many CALCO conference participants will want to attend the CALCO-jnr workshop (and vice versa).

CALCO-jnr presentations will be selected according to originality, significance, and general interest, on the basis of submitted 2-page abstracts, by the organisers. A booklet with the abstracts of the accepted presentations will be available at the workshop.

Submissions and correspondence are to be sent by e-mail to Monika Seisenberger, m.seisenberger@swansea.ac.uk. All submissions will be confirmed. The use of LNCS style (see http://www.springer.de/compo/lncs/authors.html ) is strongly encouraged.

After the workshop, the author(s) of each presentation will be invited to submit a full 10-15 page paper on the same topic. They will also be asked to write (anonymous) reviews of papers submitted by other authors on related topics. Additional reviewing and the final selection of papers will be carried out by the CALCO-jnr PC.

The volume of the Proceedings of CALCO Young Researchers Workshop - CALCO-jnr 2009 has been published as Technical Report of the University of Udine, n.5-2010, edited by Magne Haveraaen, Marina Lenisa, John Power and Monika Seisenberger.

Topics of Interest

The CALCO Young Researchers Workshop will invite submissions on the same topics as the CALCO conference: reporting results of theoretical work on the mathematics of algebras and coalgebras, the way these results can support methods and techniques for software development, as well as experience with the transition of resulting technologies into industrial practise. In particular, the workshop will encourage submissions included or related to the topics listed below.

Important Dates (in 2009, if not specified)

May 8 Deadline for 2-page abstract submission
May 22 Notification of abstract selection decision
June 15 Final version of abstract due
September 6 CALCO-jnr, CALCO Young Researchers Workshop
September 7-10 CALCO technical programme
October 20 Firm deadline for 10-15 page paper submission
December 20 Notification of paper selection decision
January 20, 2010 Final version of paper due

Program Committee