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Wednesday, March 28, 2001

2001 Workshop on Template Programming

Last year I helped organize a workshop on C++ template programming. It was
a big success, and we'll be doing it again in October, this time in
conjunction with OOPSLA. I hope you'll consider submitting a paper or
attending. Information and links are below.

Scott

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CALL FOR EXTENDED ABSTRACTS

WORKSHOP ON C++ TEMPLATE PROGRAMMING
(http://www.oonumerics.org/tmpw01/)

Sunday, October 14, 2001
Tampa Bay, Florida, USA

in Conjunction with
OOPSLA 2001
(http://oopsla.acm.org/)


Some of the most exciting research in C++ focuses on the use of
templates, especially as a means to support generic and generative
programming. A number of powerful, flexible, and useful techniques
have been developed but these efforts appear isolated and are only
known to a few experts. This workshop will gather the community of
people interested in C++ template programming. The goal is dual:
first, to increase the visibility of information likely to be helpful
to other workers in the field of C++ template programming; second, to
clearly establish, and hopefully advance, the state-of-the-art in C++
template programming.

We encourage submission of extended abstracts of 7 to 12 pages on any
aspect of C++ template programming, including (but not limited to) the
following:
Generic and generative programming in C++
Uses or extensions of the STL or other templates in the standard
libray
Traits and traits-based programming
Iterators for multidimensional data structures
Template metaprogramming, including the representation of
metainformation in C++
Multiparadigm programming
Combining static configuration with dynamic techniques
Type-theoretic modelling of templates
Interaction of C++ templates with the object model
Expression templates
Experience reports on template programming
Debugging template code
Compiler support for templates, including compilation times and
diagnostics
Implementing C++'s template features
Portability issues
Template design and programming techniques

Our primary interest is in abstracts describing new work, but we will
consider abstracts based on prior publications. (Work that has already
been published should be identified as such.) One of our goals is to
increase the visibility of information likely to be helpful to other
workers in the field of C++ template programming.

As examples of suggested style and possible content, the accepted
papers from last year's (2000) Workshop can be found in:
http://www.oonumerics.org/tmpw00/


A workshop proceedings will be produced in electronic form, to be made
available via the Internet or on CD by the time of the workshop.


SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:

Extended abstracts (7-12 pages) should be sent to
tmpw01@.... Electronic submission in PDF is
strongly preferred. Questions about the submission process should be
sent to tmpw01@....


IMPORTANT DATES:
15 June Extended Abstract Submissions Due
30 July Notification of Accepted Submissions
30 August Final Extended Abstracts Due


PROGRAM COMMITTEE:
Andrei Alexandrescu, RealNetworks, Inc., USA
Matt Austern, AT&T Research, USA
Thomas Becker, Zephyr Associates, Inc., USA
Krzysztof Czarnecki, DaimlerChrysler AG, Germany
Ulrich Eisenecker, University of Applied Sciences,
Kaiserslautern, Germany
Nicolai Josuttis (co-Chair), Author and Consultant, Germany
Scott Meyers, Author and Consultant, USA
Mark Rodgers, Cadenza New Zealand Ltd, New Zealand
Yannis Smaragdakis (co-Chair), Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Erwin Unruh, Fujitsu Siemens Computers, Germany
David Vandevoorde, Edison Design Group, USA
Todd Veldhuizen, Indiana University, USA

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