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IMPORTANT DATES

Abstract Submission              March 22, 2013
Full Paper Submission            March 29, 2013
Acceptance Notification          May 3, 2013
Camera Ready (pre-proceedings)   May 20, 2013
Workshop  June 6, 2013
Camera Ready (post-proceedings)  June 26, 2013



SCOPE

The Workshop on Automated Specification and Verification of Web Systems (WWV,
http://users.dsic.upv.es/grupos/elp/wwv/) is a yearly workshop that aims at
providing an interdisciplinary forum to facilitate the cross-fertilization 
and the advancement of hybrid methods that exploit concepts and tools drawn 
from Rule-based programming, Software engineering, Formal methods and 
Web-oriented research.

Nowadays, many companies and institutions have diverted their Web sites into
interactive, completely-automated, Web-based applications for, e.g., e-business,
e-learning, e-government and e-health. The increased complexity and the explosive
growth of Web systems has made their design and implementation a challenging task.
Systematic, formal approaches to their specification and verification can permit
to address the problems of this specific domain by means of automated and
effective techniques and tools.

Topics of either theoretical or applied interest include, but are not limited to:
- Rule-based approaches to Web system analysis, certification, specification,
  verification, and optimization.
- Languages and models for programming and designing Web systems.
- Formal methods for describing and reasoning about Web systems.
- Model-checking, synthesis and debugging of Web systems.
- Analysis and verification of linked data.
- Abstract interpretation and program transformation applied to the semantic Web.
- Intelligent tutoring and advisory systems for Web specifications authoring.
- Middleware and frameworks for composition and orchestration of Web services.
- Web quality and Web metrics.
- Web usability and accessibility.
- Testing and evaluation of Web systems and applications.



AUDIENCE

Participation to WWV is open. The workshop is intended for, but not limited to,
researchers from the communities of Rule-based programming, Software engineering,
Formal methods and Web-oriented research.



SUBMISSION 

Submitted papers should present original unpublished work and cannot be under
review for publication elsewhere. Each paper will undergo a thorough evaluation 
by at least three reviewers, chosen by the Program Committee. 
Contributions should be submitted through the EasyChair online submission system
in PDF format, and should be prepared in LaTeX using the EPTCS-style format and
should not exceed 15 pages (typeset 11 points).
Submission is a firm commitment that at least one of the authors will attend the
workshop, if the paper is accepted.



PUBLICATION 

Accepted papers will be included in the pre-proceedings, which will be made
available in electronic form through the WWV web site. 
After the workshop, authors of accepted papers will be asked to prepare, by
incorporating insights gathered during the event, a final version of their paper
to be published in the post-proceedings.

We plan to publish the workshop post-proceedings as a volume of the EPTCS series.



STEERING COMMITTEE

Maria Alpuente    Technical University of Valencia, Spain (co-Chair)
Demis Ballis      University of Udine, Italy
Santiago Escobar  Technical University of Valencia, Spain
Moreno Falaschi   University of Siena, Italy (co-Chair)
Laura Kovacs      Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Temur Kutsia      Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Massimo Marchiori University of Padova, Italy
Rosario Pugliese  University of Florence, Italy
Josep Silva       Technical University of Valencia, Spain
Francesco Tiezzi  IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca, Italy


WORKSHOP CO-CHAIRS

Antònio Ravara    New University of Lisbon, Portugal
Josep Silva    Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain


PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Jesús Almendros   University of Almeria, Spain
Maria Alpuente    Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Demis Ballis    University of Udine, Italy
Daniela Da Cruz   Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Raymond Hu    Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Ivan Lanese      University of Bologna/INRIA, Italy
Anders Møller    Aarhus University, Denmark
Elie Najm      Telecom ParisTech, France
Kostis Sagonas    University of Uppsala, Sweden
Francesco Tiezzi  IMT, Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca, Italy
Emilio Tuosto    University of Leicester, United Kingdom



WORKSHOP FORMAT

One full day meeting, including 1 or 2 invited talks and about 8 refereed
contributions. 



PAST WORKSHOP EDITIONS

Started in 2005, the series of this workshop established itself as a lively,
friendly event with many interactions and discussions.

1. WWV'05 in Valencia, Spain; March 14-15, 2005
homepage: http://users.dsic.upv.es/workshops/wwv05/

2. WWW'06 in Paphos, Cyprus; November 19, 2006
homepage: http://users.dsic.upv.es/workshops/wwv06/

3. WWV'07 in Venice, Italy; December 14, 2007
homepage: http://wwv07.dimi.uniud.it/

4. WWV'08 in Siena, Italy; July 4, 2008
homepage: http://wwv08.dimi.uniud.it/

5. WWV'09 in Castle of Hagenberg, Austria; July 17, 2009
homepage: http://www.risc.uni-linz.ac.at/about/conferences/wwv09/

6. WWV'10 in Vienna, Austria;  July 30-31, 2010 
homepage: http://www.complang.tuwien.ac.at/WWV2010/

7. WWV'11 in Reykjavik, Iceland; June 9, 2011 (as part of DisCoTec 2011)
homepage: http://rap.dsi.unifi.it/wwv2011/

8. WWV'12 in Stockholm, Sweden; June 16, 2012 (as part of DisCoTec 2012)
homepage: http://users.dsic.upv.es/~jsilva/wwv2012/

The previous 7 editions of WWV attracted high quality papers that were published
in ENTCS (WWV'05, WWV'07, WWV'08), IEEE (WWV'06) and EPTCS (WWV'11,WWV'12). 
After WWV'09, a special issue of the Journal of Symbolic Computation on the topics
of the WWV has been organized. Similarly, a special issue of the Journal of
Applied Logic has been organized after WWV'10, and a special issue of the Journal
of Logic and Algebraic Programming is being organized after WWV'11 and WWV'12.



2013/1/20 Sophie Tison <sophie.tison@xxxxxxx>
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                   RTA 2013: LAST CALL FOR PAPERS

24th International Conference on Rewriting Techniques and Applications

                         June 24 - 26, 2013

                     Eindhoven, The Netherlands

             co-located with TLCA 2013 as part of RDP 2013

                    http://rta2013.few.vu.nl/

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abstract submission    February 1   2013
paper submission       February 5   2013  (THIS IS A STRICT DEADLINE !)
rebuttal period        March 18-21  2013
notification           April 4      2013
final version          April 26     2013

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The 24th International Conference on Rewriting Techniques and Applications
(RTA 2013) is organized as part of the Federated Conference on Rewriting,
Deduction, and Programming (RDP 2013), together with the 11th International
Conference on Typed Lambda Calculi and Applications (TLCA 2013), and several
workshops. RDP 2013 will be held at the Eindhoven University of Technology
in the Netherlands.

*** INVITED SPEAKERS ***

- Simon Peyton-Jones (Microsoft Research, UK)
joint invited speaker for TLCA+RTA 2013
- Jarkko Kari (University of Turku, Finland) invited speaker for RTA 2013
- Mitsu Okada (Keio University, Japan) invited speaker for RTA 2013

*** TOPICS OF INTEREST ***

RTA is the major forum for the presentation of research on all aspects of
rewriting. Typical areas of interest include (but are not limited to):

Applications: case studies; analysis of cryptographic protocols; rule-based
 (functional and logic) programming; symbolic and algebraic computation;
 SMT solving; theorem proving; system synthesis and verification; proof
 checking; reasoning about programming languages and logics; program
 transformation; XML queries and transformations; systems biology;
 homotopy theory; implicit computational complexity;

Foundations: equational logic; universal algebra; rewriting logic;
 rewriting models of programs; matching and unification; narrowing;
 completion techniques; strategies; rewriting calculi; constraint solving;
 tree automata; termination; complexity; modularity;

Frameworks: string, term, and graph rewriting; lambda-calculus and
 higher-order rewriting; constrained rewriting/deduction; categorical and
 infinitary rewriting; stochastic rewriting; net rewriting; binding
 techniques; Petri nets; higher-dimensional rewriting;

Implementation: implementation techniques; parallel execution; rewrite and
 completion tools; certification of rewriting properties; abstract
 machines; explicit substitutions; automated (non)termination and
 confluence provers; automated complexity analysis.

*** PUBLICATION ***

The proceedings will be published by LIPIcs (Leibniz International
Proceedings in Informatics). LIPIcs is open access, meaning that
publications will be available online and free of charge, and authors
keep the copyright for their papers. LIPIcs publications are indexed
in DBLP. For more information about LIPIcs please consult:
 <http://www.dagstuhl.de/en/publications/lipics>

Also, authors of selected papers will be invited to submit
an extension of their RTA 2013 paper to a special issue of
Logical Methods in Computer Science (LMCS)
 <http://www.lmcs-online.org/index.php>.

*** SUBMISSION GUIDELINES ***

Submissions must be
- original and not submitted for publication elsewhere,
- written in English,
- a research paper, or a problem set, or a system description,
- in pdf prepared with pdflatex using the LIPIcs stylefile:
 <http://drops.dagstuhl.de/styles/lipics/lipics-authors.tgz>,
- at most 10 pages for system description,
 at most 15 pages for the other two types of submissions
- submitted electronically through the EasyChair system at:
 <https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=rta2013>.

The page limit and the deadline for submission are strict.

Additional material for instance proof details, may be given in an appendix
which is not subject to the page limit. However, submissions must be
self-contained within the respective page limit; reading the appendix should
not be necessary to assess the merits of a submission.

*** PROGRAMME COMMITTEE CHAIR ***

Femke van Raamsdonk (VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

*** PROGRAMME COMMITTEE ***

Eduardo Bonelli           National University of Quilmes, Argentina
Byron Cook                Microsoft Research Cambridge, UK
Stephanie Delaune         ENS Cachan, France
Gilles Dowek              Inria Paris-Rocquencourt, France
Maribel Fernandez         King's College London, UK
Nao Hirokawa              JAIST Ishikawa, Japan
Delia Kesner              University Paris-Diderot, France
Helene Kirchner           Inria Paris-Rocquencourt, France
Barbara Koenig            University Duisburg Essen, Germany
Temur Kutsia              Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Aart Middeldorp           University of Innsbruck, Austria
Vincent van Oostrom       Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Femke van Raamsdonk       VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Kristoffer Rose           IBM Research New York, USA
Manfred Schmidt-Schauss   Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
Peter Selinger            Dalhousie University, Canada
Paula Severi              University of Leicester, UK
Aaron Stump               The University of Iowa, USA
Tarmo Uustalu             Institute of Cybernetics Tallinn, Estonia
Roel de Vrijer            VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Johannes Waldmann         HTWK Leipzig, Germany
Hans Zantema              Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

*** CONFERENCE CHAIR ***

Hans Zantema (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)

*** STEERING COMMITTEE ***

Mauricio Ayala-Rincon    Brasilia University, Brasilia
Frederic Blanqui         INRIA Tsinghua University Beijing, China
Salvador Lucas           Technical University of Valencia, Spain
Georg Moser (chair)      University of Innsbruck, Austria
Masahiko Sakai           Nagoya University, Japan
Sophie Tison             University of Lille, France

*** FURTHER INFORMATION ***

Questions related to submission, reviewing, and programme should be sent to
the programme committee chair Femke van Raamsdonk, email femke at few.vu.nl.

Pr. Sophie Tison
LIFL - University of Lille- CNRS
www.lifl.fr/~tison
sophie.tison@xxxxxxx







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