Call for Papers
September 19-22, 2004
23:00 01 April, 2004 Apia, Samoan time (Thursday)
|Author review period
23:00 17 May to
23:00 19 May, 2004, Apia, Samoan time
||26 May, 2004
|Final paper due
||07 July, 2004|
||19-22 September, 2004
ICFP 2004 seeks original papers on the full spectrum of the art, science, and practice of functional programming. The conference invites submissions on all topics ranging from principles to practice, from foundations to features, and from abstraction to application. The scope covers all languages that encourage functional programming, including both purely applicative and imperative languages, as well as languages that support objects and concurrency. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:
Due date & time: Submissions must be filed at the web site by 23:00 Thursday, 01 April, Apia, Samoa time. Some equivalents to this time are
Submission URL: http://icfp.acm.org/papers/submit/ (Available after March 1, 2004).
Authors should submit a 100-200 word abstract and a full paper by 23:00 Apia, Samoa Time on Thursday, 01 April, 2004. Submissions should be no more than 12 pages (including bibliography) in standard ACM conference format: two columns, nine-point font on a ten-point baseline, with pages 20pc (3.33in) wide and 54pc (9in) tall, with a column gutter of 2pc (0.33in). Detailed formatting guidelines are available at http://www.acm.org/sigs/pubs/proceed/template.html, along with formatting templates or style files for LaTeX, Word Perfect, and Word. You don't need to include categories, keywords, etc., though you are welcome to do so. Also, note that the ACM copyright notice is not required of submissions, only of accepted papers.
Authors wishing to supply additional material to the reviewers beyond the 12-page limit can do so in clearly marked appendices, on the understanding that reviewers are not required to read the appendices. Submissions that do not meet these guidelines will not be considered. The submission deadline and length limitations are firm.
Submissions will be carried out electronically
via the Web, at the URL given above. Papers must be submitted in either
PDF format or as PostScript documents that are interpretable by
Ghostscript. They must be printable on US Letter sized paper. Individuals
for which this requirement is a hardship should contact the program chair
at least one week before the deadline.
Submitted papers must adhere to SIGPLAN's republication policy. Each paper should explain its contributions in both general and technical terms, clearly identifying what has been accomplished, explaining why it is significant, and comparing it with previous work. Authors should strive to make the technical content of their papers understandable to a broad audience.
Authors will be given a 48-hour period
(23:00 17 May to 23:00 19 May 2004 Apia, Samoa time) to read and respond
to the reviews for their papers before the PC meeting. Authors
of submitted papers will receive more details from the
Authors of accepted papers will be required
to sign the ACM copyright form. Proceedings will be published by ACM
The top submitted papers, as determined
by the program committee, will be invited to submit journal versions for
a special issue of the Journal of Functional Programming.
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