A shuttle bus will depart from Maxim Design Hotel to Bar-Ilan campus on April 9, 07:55.

Important dates (all at 23:59h CET)

November 17, 2017 Paper submission (closing at 23:59h, CET)
November 24, 2017 Paper submission - EXTENDED
December 24, 2017Notification of paper acceptance or rejection
January 4, 2018Final version of the paper for the LNCS proceedings
January 4, 2018Early registration
March 25, 2018Late registration
July 12, 2018Submission to the journal special issue
July 26, 2018Submission to the journal special issue - EXTENDED


A volume of proceedings published by Springer in the LNCS series will be available by the time of the conference.

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A special issue of the journal Information and Computation (Elsevier, 2016 JCR impact factor: 1.05) will be later published containing peer-reviewed substantially extended versions of some of the papers contributed to the conference. Submissions to it will be by invitation.

Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Language and Automata Theory and Applications, LATA 2018, available: http://www.springer.com/de/book/9783319773124


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LATA is a conference series on theoretical computer science and its applications. Following the tradition of the diverse PhD training events in the field organized by Rovira i Virgili University since 2002, LATA 2018 will reserve significant room for young scholars at the beginning of their career. It will aim at attracting contributions from classical theory fields as well as application areas.


LATA 2018 will take place in Ramat Gan, in the district of Tel Aviv and home to one of the world's major diamond exchanges. The venue will be the Faculty of Exact Sciences of Bar-Ilan University.


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


LATA 2018 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Authors are invited to submit non-anonymized papers in English presenting original and unpublished research.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 (all included) and should be prepared according to the standard format for Springer Verlag's LNCS series (see http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs?SGWID=0-164-6-793341-0). If necessary, exceptionally authors are allowed to provide missing proofs in a clearly marked appendix.
Submissions have to be uploaded to: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=silata2018ic


The registration form can be found at: Registration