JAC 2010

Journées Automates Cellulaires

Turku, Finland, December 15-17, 2010

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Call for Papers

Important dates

- Deadline for submissions: September 17 September 27, 2010
- Notification to authors: October 29, 2010
- Final version: November 12, 2010
- JAC 2010: December 15-17, 2010


The scope of the symposium is centered on cellular automata, tilings and related models of computation. Topics of interest include (but are not limited to) algorithmic, computability, complexity, symbolic dynamics, topological, ergodic, algebraic, and structure aspects of these models.

Invited speakers

Michel Coornaert (Université de Strasbourg, France)
Bruno Durand (Université de Provence, France)
Dora Giammarresi (Università di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy)
Martin Kutrib (Universität Gießen, Germany)


Authors are invited to submit an extended abstract in English no longer than 12 pages (in JAC LaTeX style, downloadable from http://www.math.utu.fi/jac2010/submission.html) related to the above topics. Proofs omitted due to space constraints may be put into an appendix to be read by the referees at their discretion. Electronic submissions should be formatted in pdf. Further details concerning the submission procedure (handled by EasyChair) will be available on the conference web page.

Simultaneous submission to other conferences with published proceedings is not allowed.


Accepted papers will be published in the proceedings of the symposium. These proceedings will take the form of an archive in an open access electronic repository, guaranteeing perennial, free and easy electronic access, while the authors will retain the rights over their work. With their submission, authors consent to sign a license authorizing the program committee chairs to organize the electronic publication of their paper if it is accepted. Participants to the conference will also receive a printed version of the proceedings.

Program committee

Enrico Formenti (Université de Nice-Sophia-Antipolis, France)
Jarkko Kari (University of Turku, Finland)
Jean Mairesse (Université Paris 7, France)
Ivan Rapaport (Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile)
Klaus Sutner (Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA)
Siamak Taati (University of Groningen, Netherlands)

Organizing committee

Alexis Ballier
Pierre Guillon
Timo Jolivet
Jarkko Kari (chair)
Charalampos Zinoviadis
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