Tuesday, February 17, 2015

[DMANET] WORDS 2015: First Call for Papers

10th International Conference on WORDS 2015
Kiel, Germany
September 14-18, 2015
Submission deadline: April 17, 2015
Notification of authors: May 27, 2015
Deadline for final versions: June 10, 2015

WORDS is a biannual international conference covering the mathematical
theory of words (sequences of symbols) from all points of view:
combinatorial, algebraic, algorithmic, as well as its applications to
biology, linguistics, physics, and others.

The previous WORDS conferences have taken place in Rouen (1997, 1999),
Palermo (2001), Turku (2003, 2013), Montreal (2005), Marseille (2007),
Salerno (2009), Prague (2011). This year we celebrate the 10th edition of

Please mark the conference dates in your agendas for 2015.

Jörg Endrullis (Amsterdam), Markus Lohrey (Siegen), Jean Néraud (Rouen),
Dominique Perrin (Paris), Michaël Rao (Lyon), Thomas Stoll (Nancy).

For WORDS 2015, we are looking for original contributions on the topics of
the conference, in the form of extended abstracts, for publication in a
refereed proceedings volume published in the Lecture Notes in Computer
Science series of the Springer-Verlag. We particularly invite papers
establishing connections between different parts of the research community.

In the tradition of the previous WORDS conferences, authors are also
invited to submit high level contributions, which might not meet the
requirements of the proceedings volume, for publication in a local

The submissions for WORDS 2015 should be in PDF format (maximum 12 pages
using the LNCS style; proofs omitted due to space constraints may be put
into an appendix, to be read by the reviewers at their discretion). Authors
who wish their paper to be considered for inclusion in the LNCS volume must
explicitly declare so during the submission process.

The submission site is open:

The PROGRAMME COMMITTEE, that will select the papers to be presented at the
conference, consists of:
Maxime Crochemore (London), Juhani Karhumäki (Turku), Dirk Nowotka (Kiel -
chair), Stepan Holub (Prague), Antonio Restivo (Palermo), Manfred
Kufleitner (Stuttgart), Gad Landau (Haifa), Michel Rigo (Liege), James
Currie (Winnipeg), Mikhail V. Volkov (Ekaterinburg), Wojciech Plandowski
(Warsaw), Luca Zamboni (Lyon).

The web-site of the conference is: http://words2015.uni-kiel.de/
Questions regarding the conference can be addressed to the organisers (Dirk
Nowotka, Florin Manea) via E-mail:

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