3rd International Computer Science Symposium in Russia (CSR 2008)

Venue: Moscow

Location: Moscow, Russia

Event Date/Time: Jun 07, 2008 End Date/Time: Jun 12, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Dec 24, 2007
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*** Deadline for Applications and Technology Track is
*** further extended to December 24, 2007!
*** Yandex Best paper awards are announced!

CSR 2008: Very Last Call for Papers for the Applications and Technology Track
3rd International Computer Science Symposium in Russia
June 7-12, 2008, Moscow, Russia

CSR 2008 is the third conference in a series of regular events started with CSR 2006 in St.Petersburg (see LNCS 3967) and CSR 2007 in Ekaterinburg (see LNCS 4649). It intends to reflect the broad scope of international cooperation in computer science. CSR 2008 consists of two tracks: Theory
Track and Applications and Technology Track.

Program committee of Applications and Technology Track:
Robert Bauer (IBM, USA)
Egon Borger (Univ. di Pisa, Italy)
Stephane Bressan (National Univ. of Singapore, Singapore)
Gabriel Ciobanu (Cuza University, Iasi, Romania)
Michael Kishinevsky (Intel, USA)
Gregory Kucherov (CNRS / LIFL / INRIA, France)
Masoud Mohammadian (Univ. of Canberra, Australia)
Alexandre Petrenko (CRIM, Canada)
Andreas Reuter (Univ. of Kaiserslautern / European Media Laboratory GmbH,
Heidelberg, Germany)
Anatol Slissenko (Univ. Paris 12, France) (chair)
Elena Troubitsyna (Abo Akademi, Finland)
Andrei Voronkov (Univ. of Manchester, UK)
Sergey Zhukov (Transas, Russia)

Application Track topics include
artificial intelligence;
computer architecture, hardware design, nanotechnology;
databases and knowledge bases, information retrieval and search, Web technologies;
numerical and symbolic computing;
programming for parallel computing;
software development and software validation methods and tools.

Opening lecture: Avi Wigderson (IAS, Princeton, USA).

Invited speakers include
Eric Allender (Rutgers University, USA)
Leonid Levin (Boston University, USA)
Pavel Pudlak (Math. Inst. AS CR, Czech Republic)
Florin Spanachi (SAP Research, Germany)
Yuri Zhuravlev - Konstantin Rudakov (DCC RAS, Moscow)
Uri Zwick (Tel Aviv University, Israel)

Symposium chair: Alexei Semenov.

Organizers: Dorodnicyn Computing Centre of Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute for System Programming of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow State University, Moscow Institute of Open Education, Institute of New Technologies.

Submissions: Authors are invited to submit an extended abstract or a full paper of at most 10 pages preferably in the LNCS format. Proofs and other material omitted due to space constraints are to be put into a clearly marked appendix to be read at discretion of the referees. Papers must present original (and not previously published) research. Simultaneous
submissions to journals or to other conferences with published proceedings are not allowed. The proceedings of the symposium will be published in Springer's LNCS series.

The symposium will include also special sessions: "In memoriam Andrey Muchnik" and "Teaching Computer Science".

Yandex Best paper awards are established: Best Theory Track Paper, Best Applications and Technology Track Paper, and Best Student Paper.

Important dates:
* Paper submission (via EasyChair),
Application/Technology Track only: December 24, 2007.
* Notification: February 8, 2008.
* Symposium: June 7-12, 2008.

Further information and contacts:
Web: http://csr2008.ru/
Email: info@csr2008.ru