Working Conf on Generic Programming: deadline extension

Jeremy Gibbons
Fri, 15 Feb 2002 13:09:11 GMT

The submission deadline for the IFIP TC2/WG2.1 Working Conference on
Generic Programming has been extended until 2nd March 2002. 

For further details of the conference, please see the web site at A revised call for papers is

Jeremy Gibbons and Johan Jeuring (conference chairs)

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                                 WCGP '02
                     IFIP WG2.1 Working Conference on

                            GENERIC PROGRAMMING

                   Organised in conjunction with MPC'02

                          July  8 - July 13, 2002

                             Dagstuhl, Germany

                              CALL FOR PAPERS

Generic programming is about making programs more adaptable by making them
more general. Generic programs often embody non-traditional kinds of
polymorphism; ordinary programs are obtained from them by suitably
instantiating their parameters.  In contrast with normal programs, the
parameters of a generic programs are often quite rich in structure. For
example they may be other programs, types or type constructors, class
hierarchies, or even programming paradigms.

Generic programming techniques have always been of interest, both to
practitioners and to theoreticians, but only recently have generic
programming techniques become a specific focus of research in the
functional and object-oriented programming language communities. This
working conference will bring together leading researchers in generic
programming from around the world, and feature papers capturing the state
of the art in this important emerging area.

We welcome contributions on all aspects, theoretical as well as practical,
of generic programming, aspect-oriented programming, polytypic programming,
adaptive object-oriented programming, generic components, and so on.


Full papers should be submitted in Postscript or pdf format by e-mail to
reach by March 2, 2002. The details of the
submission procedure can be found at

Although there is no page limit, submissions should strive for brevity and

                              IMPORTANT DATES

Submission           March 2,  2002
Notification         April 12, 2002
Final version due    May 24,   2002

                            PROGRAMME COMMITTEE

Matt Austern 
Eerke Boiten
Ulrich Eisenecker 
Jeremy Gibbons (co-chair)
Ralf Hinze 
Johan Jeuring (co-chair)
Gary Leavens 
Karl Lieberherr 
Lambert Meertens 
Eugenio Moggi 
Bernhard Moeller
Oege de Moor 
David Musser 
Martin Odersky 
Ross Paterson
Simon Peyton Jones
Colin Runciman
Doaitse Swierstra
Stephanie Weirich

                            LOCAL ORGANISATION

Jeremy Gibbons
Johan Jeuring
Bernhard Moeller                    

Jeremy Gibbons (
Johan Jeuring  (

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