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Communicating Process Architectures 2015: Call for Papers

This is the Call for Papers for Communicating Process Architectures 2015, the 36th WoTUG conference on concurrent and parallel programming. CPA 2015 will be held at the University of Kent, starting on the evening of Sunday 23rd. August, and finishing at lunch-time on Wednesday 26th. August.

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See the Author Information for details of how to submit. Please also see the calls for mini-workshop proposals and fringe presentations.

Themes for CPA 2015

CPA is concerned with concurrency at all scales. It aims to bridge the gap between the mathematical theory of concurrency and its practical application to the design, implementation and validation of parallel applications for embedded, multicore and distributed computing systems. Areas of interest to the CPA community include, but are not limited to:

  • design and implementation of programming languages and environments for concurrent systems;
  • runtime environments for parallel and distributed applications;
  • design patterns and implementation techniques for concurrent software;
  • theoretical approaches to concurrency, and formal languages supporting these approaches, including the integration of existing and novel formal notations;
  • modelling and model-driven development of concurrent software architectures;
  • verification and analysis of concurrent systems;
  • model-checking techniques and tools for development and analysis;
  • design of multicore processors and parallel computer architectures;
  • theoretical approaches, tools and languages for hardware-software co-design;
  • hardware and software approaches to reconfigurable computing;
  • the teaching of concurrency at high-school, university and postgraduate level;
  • concurrent applications within academia and industry, such as complex systems simulation, robotic control and high-performance network servers;
  • reports on experience with concurrency in an industrial context.

CPA is an open-access conference: accepted papers will be published by Open Channel Publishing Ltd. in the CPA 2015 Proceedings, and made freely available from the WoTUG papers archive. All submissions will be refereed by an international panel of academic and industrial reviewers, with extensive feedback given to authors. Authors retain copyright on their papers, shared with the publishers. This means that authors have the right to reuse any material from these papers in future publications (e.g. in extended revisions for journals).

CPA runs in a single track over two and a half days, with space for approximately 25 half-hour presentations. In addition, two evening Fringe sessions provide a forum for presenting and discussing new ideas and/or work in progress.

The conference registration fee will be approximately 275 (covering admission to all sessions, one copy of the Proceedings, coffee/tea breaks, lunches and evening meals, including the conference dinner). En-suite accommodation and breakfasts (three nights) will be bookable separately (39.50 per night). A limited number of bursaries will be available to support students attending the conference – please see the registration page details.

Important dates

Paper submission:8th. June
Notification of acceptance:6th. July
Final revised CRC due:27th. July
Author registration:27th. July
Conference:23rd. (evening) - 26th. (lunch) August 2015

For more information on CPA 2015, please see the conference web site.

If you have any questions about the conference, please contact us at cpa2015@wotug.org. We look forward to seeing you in Kent in August!

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