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Date: 2012-10-01 14:14:21

             F I N A L C A L L F O R P A P E R S

                        === P E P M 2013 ===

                       ACM SIGPLAN Workshop on
            Partial Evaluation and Program Manipulation

                         January 20-21, 2013
                             Rome, Italy
                     (Affiliated with POPL 2013)



- Important Dates:
   Abstract submission: October 2, 2012
   Paper submission: October 7, 2012
   Notification: November 6, 2012

- Selected papers will be invited to a Special issue of Science of
 Computer Programming (SCP) (5-Year Impact Factor of SCP: 1.304)



The PEPM Symposium/Workshop series aims at bringing together
researchers and practitioners working in the areas of program
manipulation, partial evaluation, and program generation. PEPM focuses
on techniques, theory, tools, and applications of analysis and
manipulation of programs.

The 2013 PEPM workshop will be based on a broad interpretation of
semantics-based program manipulation and continue recent years'
successful effort to expand the scope of PEPM significantly beyond the
traditionally covered areas of partial evaluation and specialization
and include practical applications of program transformations such as
refactoring tools, and practical implementation techniques such as
rule-based transformation systems. In addition, the scope of PEPM
covers manipulation and transformations of program and system
representations such as structural and semantic models that occur in
the context of model-driven development. In order to reach out to
practitioners, a separate category of tool demonstration papers will
be solicited.

Topics of interest for PEPM'13 include, but are not limited to:

* Program and model manipulation techniques such as: supercompilation,
 partial evaluation, fusion, on-the-fly program adaptation, active
 libraries, program inversion, slicing, symbolic execution,
 refactoring, decompilation, and obfuscation.

* Program analysis techniques that are used to drive program/model
 manipulation such as: abstract interpretation, termination checking,
 binding-time analysis, constraint solving, type systems, automated
 testing and test case generation.

* Techniques that treat programs/models as data objects including
 metaprogramming, generative programming, embedded domain-specific
 languages, program synthesis by sketching and inductive programming,
 staged computation, and model-driven program generation and

* Application of the above techniques including case studies of
 program manipulation in real-world (industrial, open-source)
 projects and software development processes, descriptions of robust
 tools capable of effectively handling realistic applications,
 benchmarking. Examples of application domains include legacy program
 understanding and transformation, DSL implementations, visual
 languages and end-user programming, scientific computing, middleware
 frameworks and infrastructure needed for distributed and web-based
 applications, resource-limited computation, and security.

To maintain the dynamic and interactive nature of PEPM, we will
continue the category of 'short papers' for tool demonstrations and
for presentations of exciting if not fully polished research, and of
interesting academic, industrial and open-source applications that are
new or unfamiliar.

Student attendants with accepted papers can apply for a SIGPLAN PAC
grant to help cover travel expenses. PAC also offers other support,
such as for child-care expenses during the meeting or for travel costs
for companions of SIGPLAN members with physical disabilities, as well
as for travel from locations outside of North America and Europe. For
details on the PAC programme, see its web page.

All accepted papers, short papers included, will appear in formal
proceedings published by ACM Press. In addition to printed
proceedings, accepted papers will be included in the ACM Digital
Library. Selected papers will be invited for a journal special issue
of Science of Computer Programming dedicated to PEPM'13.

PEPM has established a Best Paper award. The winner will be announced
at the workshop.

Authors must transfer copyright to ACM upon acceptance (for government
work, to the extent transferable), but retain various rights. Authors
are encouraged to publish auxiliary material with their paper (source
code, test data, etc.); they retain copyright of auxiliary material.
The SIGPLAN Republication Policy and ACM's Policy and Procedures on
Plagiarism apply.


Abstract submission: October 2, 2012
Paper submission: October 7, 2012
Notification: November 6, 2012
Camera ready: November 14, 2012


Regular Research Papers must not exceed 10 pages in ACM Proceedings
style. Tool demonstration papers and short papers must not exceed 4
pages in ACM Proceedings style. At least one author of each accepted
contribution must attend the workshop and present the work. In the
case of tool demonstration papers, a live demonstration of the
described tool is expected. Suggested topics, evaluation criteria,
and writing guidelines for both research and tool demonstration papers
will be made available on the PEPM'13 Web-site. Papers should be
submitted electronically via the workshop web site.


We are proud to present the following two invited talks:

 * Zhenjiang Hu (National Institute of Informatics, Japan):
   Practical Aspects of Bidirectional Graph Transformations

 * Peter Thiemann (Institut fur Informatik, Technische Fakultat,
   Universitat Freiburg, Germany):
   Partially Static Operations

See the workshop web site homepage for abstracts.


 Elvira Albert (Complutense University of Madrid, Spain)
 Shin-Cheng Mu (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)


   * Maria Alpuente (Technical University of Valencia, Spain)
   * Kenichi Asai (Ochanomizu University, Japan)
   * Maria Garcia de la Banda (Monash University, Australia)
   * James R. Cordy (Queen's University, Canada)
   * R. Kent Dybvig (Cisco and Indiana University, USA)
   * Joao Fernandes (University of Minho, Portugal)
   * Samir Genaim (Complutense University of Madrid, Spain)
   * Roberto Giacobazzi (Verona University, Italy)
   * Andy Gill (University of Kansas, USA)
   * Jurriaan Hage (Utrecht University, Netherlands)
   * Martin Hofmann (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany)
   * Julia Lawall (INRIA, France)
   * Yanhong Annie Liu (Stony Brook University, USA)
   * Kazutaka Matsuda (University of Tokyo, Japan)
   * Keisuke Nakano (University of Electro-Communications, Japan)
   * Klaus Ostermann (University of Marburg, Germany)
   * Sergei A. Romanenko (Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)
   * Jeremy Siek (University of Colorado at Boulder, USA)
   * Walid Mohamed Taha (Halmstad University, Sweden)
   * Tarmo Uustalu (Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia)
   * Janis Voigtlaender (University of Bonn, Germany)
   * Dana N. Xu (INRIA, France)

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