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RTA 2013 call for papers

submission deadline: February 5, 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.


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):


abstract submission 1 February 2013
paper submission 5 February 2013
rebuttal period 18-21 March 2013
notification 4 April 2013
final version 26 April 2013
conference 24-26 June 2013

The deadlines are strict.


The proceedings of RTA 2013 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.

Authors of papers selected by the programme committee will be invited to submit an extended version of their RTA 2013 paper to a special issue of the journal LMCS.


Submissions to RTA 2013 must be

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.

For the rebuttal, the authors of submissions get the text of the referee reports (without the scores for the paper, without the scores for confidence). The authors have the opportunity, but are not obliged, to submit a reaction to the text of the referee reports, within the rebuttal period, and using at most 500 words (around one page). The submission, the referee reports, and if present the rebutall are all input for the discussion of the programme committee.


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

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