The history of LATA starts in 2007. After three consecutive editions organized in Tarragona, the 4th edition (LATA 2010) took place in Trier, Germany while the 5th edition was back in Tarragona. Now it is the time for a new place to host LATA 2012, this time we go to A Coruña, Galicia, Spain.

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Contact information

LATA 2012
Research Group on Mathematical Linguistics
Rovira i Virgili University
Av. Catalunya, 35
43002 Tarragona, Spain
Phone: +34-977-559543
Fax: +34-977-558386
e-Mail: florentinalilica.voicu (at)

LATA 2011 Picture

Click on the picture to see the complete page with pictures from LATA 2011 This is the group picture taken Friday, May 27, 2011.

2012 the Alan Turing Year (ATY)


A centenary celebration of the life and work of Alan Turing. The tutorial sessions Around the Physical Church-Turing Thesis presented by Gilles Dowek on March 6 and 7 are dedicated to this event.


The volume of proceedings published by Springer in the series of Lecture Notes in Computer Science ( LNCS volume 7183) will be available by the time of the conference.

Springer LNCS

Important dates

Event announced: July 16, 2011
Paper submission: October 12, 2011 (23:59h, CET)
Notification of paper acceptance or rejection: November 21, 2011
Final version of the paper for the LNCS proceedings: November 28, 2011
Early registration: December 5, 2011
Late registration: February 24, 2012
Starting of the conference: March 5, 2012
Submission to the post-conference special issue: June 22, 2012

LATA links

Links of interest

The following events are taking place in Tarragona. TPNC2012, October 1-5, 2012, WSMBio2012, February 20-24, 2012, WSLST2012, January 23-27, 2012, FSFLA2011, October 31 - November 4, 2011 .

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How to reach A Coruña

A Coruña by plane

AirportAlvedro – A CoruñaLavacolla – Santiago de Compostela
Web address
Contact informationAddress: Alvedro, s/n, Culleredo – A Coruña, Tel:+34 981 187 200Address: Lavacolla, s/n - 15820 Santiago de Compostela – A Coruña Tel:+34 981 547 500
Distance to A Coruña city 8 km 65 km. (45 minutes)
Direct flights Please visit this page.Please visit this page.
Airlines web page web page
Rent a carTelephoneTelephone
ATESA +34 981 662 365 +34 981 599 877
AVIS +34 981 666 852+34 981 596 101
Europcar +34 981 650 865 /+34 981 187 285 +34 981 547 740
HERTZ +34 981 663 990 +34 981 598 893
By taxi to A Coruña
Call +34 981 651 111
€15-18 €75-85
Buses Cost: €1.30.
Travel Time: 30 min.
Departure: every 30 min.
Dep. from A CoruñaDep. from the airportDays
A bus runs to A Coruña. There is one daily departure from the airport at 11:30 and at 10:30 from A Coruña. Contact: Call +34 981 257. 082. There are also buses to Santiago de Compostela, after that one can go to A Coruña either by bus or by train (check this link for details).

A Coruña by train, by bus, by car

A Coruña LATA2012 general map

Click here for an interactive version of this map. You can zoom up to the buildings level and navigate over the city.

If you decide to visit the surroundings, the following links could be useful:

LATA 2012 will take place in the Computer Science Faculty (Facultade de Informática) at the University of A Coruña. The Computer Science Faculty is located on the Campus de Elviña, outside of the city. The address is:

Facultade de Informática s/n
15071, A Coruña, Spain
Phone: +34 981 16 70 00.

Other addresses

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