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June 14-24, 2011

Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary

Call for participation

The Central European Functional Programming School (CEFP) is organised every second year (2005 Budapest - LNCS vol. 4164, 2007 Cluj-Napoca - LNCS vol. 5161, 2009 Komarno - LNCS vol. 6299). It is the Central European counterpart of the Advanced Functional Programming school with the additional goal to stimulate students from Central Europe to attend.

The goals of the CEFP summer school are:

  • Bring together computer scientists, in particular young researchers (PhD students), and make them familiar with the latest functional programming techniques.

  • Show the use of advanced functional programming techniques in real world applications.

  • Bridge the gap between recent results presented at programming conferences and material from introductory textbooks on functional programming.

  • Provide a forum for PhD students to present their research results. The CEFP school provides a forum for PhD students to present their research results as part of the workshop programme. Abstract submission is before the summer school, full paper version after the summer school. Selected and reviewed papers will be published in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume of the revised lectures. The volume will be available online on SpringerLink.
    The deadline for the abstracts is April 30, 2011. The abstract should be between 1-3 Springer LNCS pages. If this space would not be enough extended abstract up to 7 pages can be sent. Please send the abstracts to cefp@inf.elte.hu.

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The summer school's programme includes:

  • In depth lectures about a selected number of recently emerged advanced functional programming techniques, taught by experts in the field.

  • Practical exercises accompanying the lectures to be solved by the students at the school. These exercises guide the students' learning to a great extent. A high quality lab is available at the school site.

  • Team work is stimulated, such that the students can also learn from each other.


The event is organized and hosted by the Department of Programming Languages and Compilers, Faculty of Informatics, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary.

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