The Fourth ASIAN Symposium on
Programming Languages and Systems
(APLAS 2006)
November 8-10, 2006
University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia



APLAS aims at stimulating programming language and systems research by providing an international forum for the presentation of original results and the exchange of ideas and experience.

The APLAS series is sponsored by the Asian Association for Foundation of Software (AAFS), which has been founded by Asian researchers in cooperation with many researchers from Europe and the USA. The first three formal APLAS symposiums were successfully held in Tsukuba (2005, Japan), Taipei (2004, Taiwan), and Beijing (2003,China), after three informal workshops held in Shanghai (2002, China), Daejeon (2001, Korea),and Singapore (2000).


The symposium is devoted to all topics ranging from foundational to practical issues in programming languages and systems. Submissions are invited on, but not limited to, the following topics:

Invited Speakers

Jens Palsberg (UCLA, USA)
Peter Stuckey(University of Melbourne, Australia)

Important Dates

Abstract deadline2 Jun, 2006
Paper deadline (extended)11:00, 11 Jun (in Samoan Time), 2006
Author notification5 Aug, 2006
Camera ready25 Aug, 2006
Conference8-10 Nov, 2006

Submissions Information

Papers should be submitted electronically online via the submission webpage. Acceptable formats are PostScript or PDF, viewable by Ghostview or Acrobat Reader. Submissions should not exceed 16 pages in LNCS format, including bibliography and figures. Submitted papers will be judged on the basis of significance, relevance, correctness originality, and clarity. They should clearly identify what has been accomplished and why it is significant. Submitted papers must be unpublished and not submitted for publication elsewhere. The proceedings of the symposium will be published as a volume in Springer-Verlag's Lecture Notes in Computer Science series. Authors of accepted papers should provide all the electronic files of the final version of the papers according to the instruction provided at the LNCS home page.

Submission site

Please submit your paper from the submission site.