2nd Call for Papers

LATA 2008

2nd International Conference on Language and Automata Theory and Applications

March 13-19, 2008

Tarragona, Spain



LATA is a yearly conference in theoretical computer science and its applications. As linked to the International PhD School in Formal Languages and Applications that is being developed at the host institute since 2001, LATA 2008 will reserve significant room for young computer scientists at the beginning of their career. It will aim at attracting scholars from both classical theory fields and application areas (bioinformatics, systems biology, language technology, artificial intelligence, etc.).


Topics of either theoretical or applied interest include, but are not limited to:


LATA 2008 will consist of:


Authors are invited to submit papers presenting original and unpublished research. Papers should not exceed 12 pages and should be formatted according to the usual LNCS article style.
Submissions have to be sent through the web page:


A volume of proceedings (expectedly LNCS) will be available by the time of the conference. A refereed volume of selected proceedings containing extended papers will be published soon after it as a special issue of the journal Information and Computation.


The period for registration will be open since January 7 to March 13, 2008. Details about how to register will be provided through the website of the conference.

Early registration fees:250 euros
Early registration fees (PhD students):100 euros
Registration fees:350 euros
Registration fees (PhD students): 150 euros


25 grants covering partial-board accommodation will be available for nonlocal PhD students. To apply, the candidate must e-mail her/his CV together with a copy of the document proving her/his status as a PhD student.

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