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ICGT 2016 : 9th International Conference on Graph Transformation


When Jul 5, 2016 - Jul 6, 2016
Where Vienna
Abstract Registration Due Feb 15, 2016
Submission Deadline Feb 29, 2016
Notification Due Apr 7, 2016
Final Version Due Apr 21, 2016
Categories    rewriting techniques   theoretical computer science   graph grammars   visual programming

Call For Papers


Call for Papers

ICGT 2016

9th International Conference on Graph Transformation

Held as Part of STAF 2016

July 5-6, 2016, Vienna, Austria

Important Dates:

Abstract submission: 15 February 2016
Full paper submission: 29 February 2016
Notification of acceptance: 07 April 2016
Final version due: 21 April 2016
Conference: 5-6 July 2016

Graphs are used almost everywhere when representing or modelling
structures and systems, not only in applied and theoretical computer
science, but also in, e.g., natural and engineering sciences. Graph
transformation and graph grammars are the fundamental modelling
paradigms for describing, formalizing, and analyzing graphs that
change over time when modelling, e.g., dynamic data structures,
systems, or models. The International Conference on Graph
Transformation (ICGT) series aims to bring together researchers from
different areas in this context and to provide a forum for presenting
new results, discussing novel ideas and sharing experience. In order
to foster a lively exchange of perspectives on the subject of the
conference, the programme committee of the ninth edition of ICGT
encourages all kinds of contributions related to graph
transformation. Topics of interest include, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO the
following subjects:

- General models of graph transformation (e.g., high-level, adhesive,
node, edge, and hyperedge replacement systems)
- Analysis and verification of graph transformation systems
- Graph theoretical properties of graph languages
- Automata on graphs and parsing of graph languages
- Logical aspects of graph transformation
- Computational models based on graph transformation
- Structuring and modularization concepts for graph transformation systems
- Hierarchical graphs and decompositions of graphs
- Parallel, concurrent, and distributed graph transformation
- Modelling and analysis of dynamic data structures
- Term graph rewriting
- Graph transformation and Petri nets
- Ontologies and ontology evolution
- Graph databases
- Modelling and realizing software architectures, refactoring, evolution,
workflows, business processes, access control, security policies,
service-oriented applications, semantic web, ...
- Natural language processing, natural computing, bioinformatics,
quantum computing, ubiquitous computing, visual computing,
image generation, natural and engineering sciences, ...
- Model-driven development and model transformation based on
graph transformation
- Model checking, program verification, simulation and animation
- Syntax, semantics and implementation of programming languages,
domain-specific languages, and visual languages
- Graph transformation languages and tool support
- Efficient algorithms (pattern matching, graph traversal etc.)

The 9th International Conference on Graph Transformation (ICGT 2016)
will be held in Vienna, Austria, as a STAF event
( The conference takes place under
the auspices of EATCS (, EASST
(, and IFIP ( WG 1.3.

Program Committee

Rachid Echahed (Co-Chair, CNRS and University of Grenoble Alpes, France)
Mark Minas (Co-Chair, Universität der Bundeswehr München, Germany)

Gábor Bergmann (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary)
Paolo Bottoni (Sapienza Univ. di Roma, Italy)
Andrea Corradini (Università di Pisa, Italy)
Juan de Lara (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain)
Frank Drewes (Umeå University, Sweden)
Claudia Ermel (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany)
Holger Giese (Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam, Germany)
Annegret Habel (Universität Oldenburg, Germany)
Reiko Heckel (University of Leicester, UK)
Berthold Hoffmann (Universität Bremen, Germany)
Dirk Janssens (Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgium)
Barbara König (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)
Christian Krause (SAP Innovation Centre Potsdam, Germany)
Sabine Kuske (Universität Bremen, Germany)
Leen Lambers (Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam, Germany)
Yngve Lamo (Bergen University College, Norway)
Tihamér Levendovszky (Vanderbilt University, USA)
Mohamed Mosbah (LaBRI , Université de Bordeaux, France)
Fernando Orejas (Technical University of Catalonia, Spain)
Francesco Parisi-Presicce (Sapienza Univ. di Roma, Italy)
Detlef Plump (University of York, UK)
Arend Rensink (University of Twente, The Netherlands)
Leila Ribeiro (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)
Andy Schürr (Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany)
Martin Strecker (Université de Toulouse, France)
Gabriele Taentzer (Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany)
Matthias Tichy (University of Ulm, Germany)
Pieter Van Gorp (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)
Hans Vangheluwe (Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgium)
Bernhard Westfechtel (University of Bayreuth, Germany)
Albert Zündorf (Kassel University, Germany)

Paper Submission

Papers are solicited in three categories:

* Research papers (limited to 16 pages in Springer LNCS format)
describe innovative contributions and are evaluated with respect to
their originality, significance, and technical soundness. Additional
material intended for reviewers but not for publication in the final
version may be included in a clearly marked appendix.

* Case studies (limited to 12 pages in Springer LNCS format)
describe applications of graph transformations in any application

* Tool presentation papers (limited to 12 pages in Springer LNCS
format) demonstrate the main features and functionality of
graph-based tools. A tool presentation paper may have an appendix
with a detailed demo description (up to 5 pages), which will be
reviewed but not included in the proceedings.

Papers can be submitted at
Submitted papers must use Springer's LNCS format (
Simultaneous submission to other conferences with proceedings or submission of
material that has already been published elsewhere is not allowed. The page
limits are strict and include references.

Proceedings will be published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer
Science ( series.

Important Dates

Abstract submission: 15 February 2016
Full paper submission: 29 February 2016
Notification of acceptance: 07 April 2016
Final version due: 21 April 2016
Conference: 5-6 July 2016

Further Information

Web page:

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