SOFSEM 2018  Header showing Krems an der Donau in Winter

44th International Conference on Current Trends
in Theory and Practice of Computer Science

January 29 - February 2, 2018 | Krems an der Donau, Austria

SOFSEM (SOFtware SEMinar) is the annual international winter conference devoted to the theory and practice of computer science. SOFSEM aims to present the latest results and developments in research in academia and industry, in leading areas of computer science. The first SOFSEM was organized already in 1974.

Program SOFSEM consists of Invited Talks by prominent researchers, Contributed Talks selected from the submitted papers, and the Student Research Forum. The program is organized in plenary talks and parallel tracks devoted to original research in the selected research areas.

SOFSEM 2018 Tracks Papers presenting original research are sought on all topics of interest in the following tracks:

  • Foundations of Computer Science
    Track Co-Chairs: Jan van Leeuwen, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, and Jiri Wiedermann, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic
  • Software Engineering: Advanced Methods, Applications, and Tools (SEMAT)
    Track Chair: Stefan Biffl, TU Wien, Austria
  • Data, Information and Knowledge Engineering
    Track Chair: Ladjel Bellatreche, ISAE-ENSMA, France

Submissions Authors are invited to submit abstracts no later than June 23, 2017 and full papers till June 30, 2017 to See the page Important Dates for further details. Accepted papers will be published in Springer's Lecture Notes on Computer Science.

Student Research Forum The SOFSEM Student Research Forum (SRF) has a long tradition in SOFSEM conferences series. SRF provides Master and PhD students with a great opportunity to publish, present and discuss their research ideas, projects and results. The review and evaluation process is maintained by the regular program committee of the corresponding SOFSEM 2018 track giving young researches a valuable feedback from the scientific community.
SOFSEM 2018 has a session devoted to student papers, which allows students to present their work and results, and at the same time to establish new fruitful collaborations.
The best student paper and poster will be announced and awarded during SOFSEM 2018 conference.
Chair: Roman Špánek, Technical University of Liberec, CZ

Host Organization Austrian Computer Society (OCG)

Venue SOFSEM has a long-standing tradition of facilitating discussions and collegial interactions. SOFSEM is well-known for its familiar and inspiring atmosphere, and as a meeting place for active and leading computer scientists. SOFSEM 2018 will be held in Krems an der Donau. The venue of the conference is the Danube-University Krems.

Call for Papers Important Dates Contact Austrian Computer Society (OCG)