Latin 2022

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Latin 2022

Guanajuato, October 17–21, 2022



Call for Papers

The 15th Latin American Theoretical Informatics Symposium LATIN 2022 will be held in Guanajuato, Mexico. LATIN is devoted to different areas in theoretical computer science including, but not limited to: algorithms (approximation, online, randomized, algorithmic game theory, etc.), analytic combinatorics  and analysis of algorithms, automata theory and formal languages, coding theory and data compression, combinatorial algorithms, combinatorial optimization, combinatorics and graph theory, complexity theory, computational algebra, computational biology, computational geometry, computational number theory, cryptology, databases and information retrieval, data structures, formal methods and security, foundations of data science and theoretical machine learning, Internet and the web, parallel and distributed computing, pattern matching, programming language theory, quantum computing, and random structures.

Important dates

All deadlines are at 23:59 anywhere on earth.
Abstract submission: May 15th, 2022, 23:59 AoE
Paper submission: May 22th, 2022 , 23:59 AoE
Notification: July 25th, 2022
Camera-ready: August 15th, 2022
Symposium: October 17-21, 2022

Instructions for authors

Papers are to be submitted in PDF format using the EasyChair server. Submissions are limited to fifteen (15) single-column letter-size pages in Springer LNCS format (see LNCS author guidelines at unmodified Springer LNCS style file. This limit does not include references. An optional appendix (to be read at the program committee's discretion) may be included if desired. Simultaneous submission of papers to any other conference with published proceedings, as well as the submission of previously published papers, is not allowed. Papers must be written in English. If there is a physical meeting, as hoped for, for each accepted paper at least one author must register and attend the symposium to present it. Moreover, an author cannot register for multiple papers. That is, each accepted paper must have its own registrant. An exception will be made if a group of one or more authors has more papers accepted than group members.

Accepted papers will appear in the proceedings of LATIN, which will be published in Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science.

Conflicts of interest

During submission, authors will have to indicate conflicts of interest with members of the program committee. In short, authors have a conflict of interest with PC members

  • if one is or was the thesis advisor to the other, no matter how long ago;
  • if they shared an institutional affiliation within the prior two years;
  • if they published two or more jointly authored works in the last three years; or
  • if they are immediate family members.

CORONA PANDEMIC

The state of the Corona pandemic in October 2022 cannot be predicted now. We will do our best to have a meeting in person, but it may happen that some or all attendees participate online.

CONFERENCE CHAIR

Francisco Rodríguez Henríquez, Centro de investigación y de Estudios Avanzados, México

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Armando Castañeda, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México (Chair)

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

To Be Announced

STEERING COMMITTEE

  • Michael A. Bender, Stony Brook University, USA
  • Cristina G. Fernandes, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
  • Joachim von zur Gathen, Bonn-Aachen International Center for Information Technology, Germany
  • Evangelos Kranakis, Carleton University, Canada
  • Conrado Martínez, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
  • Flávio Keidi Miyazawa, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil