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Important dates

October 21, 2013
Extended deadline for paper submission
(closing at 23:59h, CET)
November 25, 2013notification of paper acceptance or rejection
December 2, 2013final version of the paper for the LNCS proceedings
December 9, 2013early registration
February 24, 2014late registration
June 28, 2014submission to the Information and Computation special issue (extended deadline)


A volume of LNCS proceedings (Springer) will be available by the time of the conference.

Springer LNCS

A special issue of Information and Computation (Elsevier) will be later published containing peer-reviewed extended versions of some of the papers contributed to the conference. Submissions to it will be by invitation.


Complutense University of Madrid
Complutense University of Madrid

Research Group on Implementation of Language-Driven Software and Applications (ILSA)
Research Group on Implementation of Language-Driven Software and Applications (ILSA)

Economia i Coneixement. Catalunya
La universitat pública de Tarragona
La universitat pública de Tarragona

Research Group on Mathematical Linguistics (GRLMC)
Research Group on Mathematical Linguistics (GRLMC)

Organised by


LATA is a yearly conference on theoretical computer science and its applications. Following the tradition of the diverse PhD training events in the field developed at Rovira i Virgili University in Tarragona since 2002, LATA 2014 will reserve significant room for young scholars at the beginning of their career. It will aim at attracting contributions from both classical theory fields and application areas (bioinformatics, language technology, artificial intelligence, etc.).


LATA 2014 will take place in Madrid, the capital of Spain. The venue will be the School of Informatics of Complutense University.


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

Structure of the Conference

LATA 2014 will consist of


Authors are invited to submit non-anonymized papers in English presenting original and unpublished research. Papers should not exceed 12 single-spaced pages (including eventual appendices) and should be formatted according to the standard format for Springer Verlag's LNCS series. Submissions have to be uploaded to:


The registration form can be found here.

We kindly ask all the participants to register, including invited persons and members of the organising committee.