Saturday, September 18, 2010

WALCOM 2011 (Workshop on Algorithms and Computation) Call for Papers (Submission Deadline Extended till Oct 1)


    Workshop on Algorithms and Computation 2011 (WALCOM 2011)

       The Workshop on Algorithms and Computation (WALCOM) is intended to provide an international forum for researchers working in the areas of algorithms and computation. WALCOM 2011 will be held on February 18-20, 2011 at New Delhi, India.

       The range of topics within the scope of the workshop of algorithms and computation includes (but is not limited to):

             Approximation Algorithms
             Combinatorial Algorithms
             Computational Biology
             Computational Geometry
             Data Structures
             Graph Algorithms
             Graph Drawing
             Parallel and Distributed Algorithms
             Parameterized Complexity
             Network Optimization
             Online Algorithms
             Randomized Algorithms
             String Algorithms

       Authors are invited to submit papers (extended abstracts) describing original research of theoretical or practical significance to algorithms and computation. Papers should not exceed 12 pages for long papers and 6 pages for short papers in  LNCS style.  Papers must be labeled as either long or short and prepared using LaTex / LaTex2e.  If the authors feel that more details are essential to substantiate the main claim of the paper, they may include a clearly marked appendix that will be read at the discretion of the program committee. Only electronic submission will be allowed.

       Accepted submissions will be published in the conference proceedings, which will be included in the Springer-Verlag series Lecture Notes in Computer Science.


    The workshop will be held in India International Center, New Delhi. The workshop will be organized by Indian Institute of Technology and Faculty of Sciences, Delhi University.

  Paper Submission : October 1, 2010
  Notification of Acceptance/Rejection : November 16, 2010
  Cameraready version due : November 30, 2010
  Workshop : February 18-20, 2011


Naoki Katoh (Kyoto University,Japan) -- co-chair
Amit Kumar (IIT Delhi, India) -- co-chair
Takehiro Ito (Tohoku University, Japan)
Khaled Elbassioni (Max-Planck Institute, Saarbrucken, Germany)
Anupam Gupta (CMU, USA)
Yogish Sabharwal (IBM India Research Lab, India)
Takeaki Uno (National Institute of Informatics, Japan)
Tetsuo Shibuya (University of Tokyo, Japan)
Ovidiu Daescu (UT Dallas, USA)
Hirotaka Ono (Kyushu University, Japan)
Kasturi Varadarajan (Iowa, USA)
Stefan Langerman (Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium)
Subhas Nandy (ISI Kolkata, India)
Friedrich Eisenbrand (EPFL, Switzerland)
Kamesh Munagala (Duke, USA)
Hee-Kap Ahn (Pohang University, Korea)
Seokhee Hong (University of Sydney, Australia)
Yoshio Okamoto (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
Jinhui Xu (SUNY Buffalo, USA)
Rudolf Fleischer (Fudan University, China)
Sohel Rahman (Bangladesh University, Bangladesh)

Neelima Gupta (University of Delhi)
Naveen Garg (IIT Delhi)
Vasudha Bhatnagar (University of Delhi)
Naveen Kumar (University of Delhi)
Manisha Bansal (University of Delhi)


Prof. Naoki Katoh
Dept. of Architecture and Architectural Systems
Graduate School of Engineering
Kyoto University, Japan

Dr. Amit Kumar
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
IIT Delhi
New Delhi, India - 110016