[TFP'19] final call for papers (deadline extension): Trends in Functional Programming 2019, 12-14 June 2019, Vancouver, BC, CA

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[TFP'19] final call for papers (deadline extension): Trends in Functional Programming 2019, 12-14 June 2019, Vancouver, BC, CA

Peter Achten
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               F I N A L  C A L L  F O R  P A P E R S
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                      ====== TFP 2019 ======

          20th Symposium on Trends in Functional Programming
                           12-14 June, 2019
                          Vancouver, BC, CA
                  https://www.tfp2019.org/index.html


== Important Dates ==

Sumbission Deadline for Draft Papers                   Thursday,   May 16, 2019 ** extended deadline **
Notification for Draft Papers                          Tuesday,    May 21, 2019 ** extended deadline **
TFPIE                                                  Tuesday,   June 11, 2019
Symposium                                              Wednesday, June 12, 2019 – Friday, June 14, 2019
Notification of Student Paper Feedback                 Friday June 21, 2019
Submission Deadline for revised Draft Papers (post-symposium formal review)
                                                       Thursday,  August  1,  2019
Notification for post-symposium submissions            Thursday,  October 24, 2019
Camera Ready Deadline (both pre- and post-symposium)   Friday,   November 29, 2019


The symposium on Trends in Functional Programming (TFP) is an international forum for 
researchers with interests in all aspects of functional programming, taking a broad 
view of current and future trends in the area. It aspires to be a lively environment 
for presenting the latest research results, and other contributions (see below at scope). 

Please be aware that TFP uses two distinct rounds of submissions (see below at submission 
details).

TFP 2019 will be the main event of a pair of functional programming events. TFP 2019 
will be accompanied by the International Workshop on Trends in Functional Programming 
in Education (TFPIE), which will take place on June 11.


== Scope ==

The symposium recognizes that new trends may arise through various routes. As part of 
the Symposium's focus on trends we therefore identify the following five article 
categories. High-quality articles are solicited in any of these categories:

    Research Articles:
        Leading-edge, previously unpublished research work
    Position Articles:
        On what new trends should or should not be
    Project Articles:
        Descriptions of recently started new projects
    Evaluation Articles:
        What lessons can be drawn from a finished project
    Overview Articles:
        Summarizing work with respect to a trendy subject

Articles must be original and not simultaneously submitted for publication to any 
other forum. They may consider any aspect of functional programming: theoretical, 
implementation-oriented, or experience-oriented. Applications of functional programming 
techniques to other languages are also within the scope of the symposium.

Topics suitable for the symposium include, but are not limited to:

    Functional programming and multicore/manycore computing
    Functional programming in the cloud
    High performance functional computing
    Extra-functional (behavioural) properties of functional programs
    Dependently typed functional programming
    Validation and verification of functional programs
    Debugging and profiling for functional languages
    Functional programming in different application areas:
    security, mobility, telecommunications applications, embedded
    systems, global computing, grids, etc.
    Interoperability with imperative programming languages
    Novel memory management techniques
    Program analysis and transformation techniques
    Empirical performance studies
    Abstract/virtual machines and compilers for functional languages
    (Embedded) domain specific languages
    New implementation strategies
    Any new emerging trend in the functional programming area

If you are in doubt on whether your article is within the scope of TFP, please contact 
the TFP 2019 program chairs, William J. Bowman and Ron Garcia.


== Best Paper Awards ==

To reward excellent contributions, TFP awards a prize for the best paper accepted for 
the formal proceedings.

TFP traditionally pays special attention to research students, acknowledging that 
students are almost by definition part of new subject trends. A student paper is one 
for which the authors state that the paper is mainly the work of students, the students 
are listed as first authors, and a student would present the paper. A prize for the 
best student paper is awarded each year.

In both cases, it is the PC of TFP that awards the prize. In case the best paper happens 
to be a student paper, that paper will then receive both prizes.


== Instructions to Author ==

Papers must be submitted at:

    https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=tfp2019

Authors of papers have the choice of having their contributions formally reviewed either 
before or after the Symposium.


== Pre-symposium formal review ==

Papers to be formally reviewed before the symposium should be submitted before an early 
deadline and receive their reviews and notification of acceptance for both presentation 
and publication before the symposium. A paper that has been rejected in this process may 
still be accepted for presentation at the symposium, but will not be considered for the 
post-symposium formal review.


== Post-symposium formal review ==

Papers submitted for post-symposium review (draft papers) will receive minimal reviews and 
notification of acceptance for presentation at the symposium. Authors of draft papers will 
be invited to submit revised papers based on the feedback received at the symposium. A 
post-symposium refereeing process will then select a subset of these articles for formal 
publication.


== Paper categories ==

There are two types of submission, each of which can be submitted either for pre-symposium 
or post-symposium review:

    Extended abstracts. Extended abstracts are 4 to 10 pages in length.
    Full papers.        Full papers are up to 20 pages in length.

Each submission also belongs to a category:
    research
    position
    project
    evaluation
    overview paper

Each submission should clearly indicate to which category it belongs.

Additionally, a draft paper submission—of either type (extended abstract or full paper) and 
any category—can be considered a student paper. A student paper is one for which primary 
authors are research students and the majority of the work described was carried out by the 
students. The submission should indicate that it is a student paper.

Student papers will receive additional feedback from the PC shortly after the symposium has 
taken place and before the post-symposium submission deadline. Feedback is only provided for 
accepted student papers, i.e., papers submitted for presentation and post-symposium formal 
review that are accepted for presentation. If a student paper is rejected for presentation, 
then it receives no further feedback and cannot be submitted for post-symposium review. 

== Format ==

Papers must be written in English, and written using the LNCS style. For more information 
about formatting please consult the Springer LNCS web site (http://www.springer.com/lncs).


== Program Committee ==

Program Co-chairs
William J. Bowman          University of British Columbia
Ronald Garcia              University of British Columbia

Matteo Cimini              University of Massachusetts Lowell
Ryan Culpepper             Czech Technical Institute
Joshua Dunfield            Queen's University
Sam Lindley                University of Edinburgh
Assia Mahboubi             INRIA Nantes
Christine Rizkallah        University of New South Wales
Satnam Singh               Google AI
Marco T. Morazán           Seton Hall University
John Hughes                Chalmers University and Quviq
Nicolas Wu                 University of Bristol
Tom Schrijvers             KU Leuven
Scott Smith                Johns Hopkins University
Stephanie Balzer           Carnegie Mellon University
Viktória Zsók              Eötvös Loránd University


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