ETAPS 2019
Sat 6 - Thu 11 April 2019 Prague, Czech Republic

2019 Proceedings in EPTCS: http://eptcs.web.cse.unsw.edu.au/content.cgi?PLACES2019

Applications today are built using numerous interacting services; soon off-the-shelf CPUs will host thousands of cores, and sensor networks will be composed from a large number of processing units. Many applications need to make effective use of thousands of computing nodes. At some level of granularity, computation in such systems is inherently concurrent and communication-centred. PLACES aims to offer a forum where researchers from different fields exchange new ideas on one of the central challenges for programming: the development of programming methodologies and infrastructures where concurrency and distribution are the norm rather than a marginal concern.

PLACES has had 10 previous iterations, co-located with ETAPS; this will be the eleventh edition.

Accepted Papers

Title
A Message-Passing Interpretation of Adjoint Logic
PLACES
Concurrent Typestate-Oriented Programming in Java
PLACES
FreeST: context-free session types in a functional language
PLACES
Multiparty session type-safe web development with static linearity
PLACES
Service Equivalence via Multiparty Session Type Isomorphisms
PLACES
Value-Dependent Session Design in a Dependently Typed Language
PLACES

Call for Papers

The development of effective programming methodologies for this increasingly parallel landscape of hardware and infrastructure demands exploration and understanding of a wide variety of foundational and practical ideas. The International Workshop on Programming Language Approaches to Concurrency- and Communication-cEntric Software (PLACES) is dedicated to work in this area. The workshop offers a forum for researchers from different fields to exchange new ideas about these challenges to modern and future programming, where concurrency and distribution are the norm rather than a marginal concern.

Submissions are invited in the general area of programming language approaches to concurrency, communication and distribution, ranging from foundational issues, through language implementations, to applications and case studies. Submissions will be peer-reviewed by a minimum of three reviewers, with the aim of allocating at least one expert reviewer. Papers are reviewed based on their novelty, clarity, and technical soundness. Submissions must not be submitted for publication elsewhere and must be formatted in EPTCS format, containing a maximum of 8 pages (with no restriction on bibliography or appendices, which the reviewers need not read). Accepted papers will be published as an issue of EPTCS.

After the workshop, there will be a special issue of JLAMP dedicated to PLACES 2019. Authors of PLACES 2019 will be invited to submit extended versions of their workshop papers. There will also be an open call for submissions to this special issue.

Submission link: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=places2019

Relevant topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Design and implementation of programming languages with first class concurrency and communication
  • Models, such as process algebra and automata
  • Behavioural types, including session types
  • Concurrent data types, objects and actors
  • Verification and program analysis methods for concurrent and distributed software
  • Memory models for concurrent programming on relaxed-memory architectures
  • Interface languages for communication and distribution
  • Applications in web services, sensor networks, scientific computing, HPC.
  • Concurrency and communication in event processing and business process management

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09:00 - 10:30
Session 1PLACES at S8
Chair(s): Francisco Martins University of Lisbon
09:00
60m
Talk
Keynote: Unstructured Parallelism Considered Harmful -- Using Structured Parallelism for Enhanced Software Verification
PLACES
Vivek Sarkar Rice University, USA
10:00
30m
Full-paper
A Message-Passing Interpretation of Adjoint Logic
PLACES
Klaas Pruiksma Carnegie Mellon University, Frank Pfenning Carnegie Mellon University, USA
11:00 - 12:00
IIPLACES at S8
Chair(s): Ornela Dardha University of Glasgow
11:00
30m
Full-paper
FreeST: context-free session types in a functional language
PLACES
Bernardo Almeida Universidade de Lisboa, Andreia Mordido Lasige / Faculty of Sciences, Universidade de Lisboa, Vasco T. Vasconcelos University of Lisbon, Portugal
11:30
30m
Full-paper
Concurrent Typestate-Oriented Programming in Java
PLACES
Rosita Gerbo Università di Torino, Luca Padovani University of Turin
13:30 - 15:30
IIIPLACES at S8
Chair(s): Vasco Vasconcelos LASIGE, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon
13:30
60m
Talk
Keynote: Shared Session Types for Safe, Practical Concurrency
PLACES
Stephanie Balzer Carnegie Mellon University
14:30
30m
Full-paper
Multiparty session type-safe web development with static linearity
PLACES
Jonathan King Habito and Imperial College London, Nicholas Ng Imperial College London, Nobuko Yoshida Imperial College London
15:00
30m
Full-paper
Service Equivalence via Multiparty Session Type Isomorphisms
PLACES
Assel Altayeva Imperial College London, Nobuko Yoshida Imperial College London
16:00 - 18:00
IVPLACES at S8
Chair(s): Francisco Martins University of Lisbon
16:00
30m
Full-paper
Value-Dependent Session Design in a Dependently Typed Language
PLACES
Jan de Muijnck-Hughes University of Glasgow, Edwin Brady University of St. Andrews, UK, Wim Vanderbauwhede University of Glasgow
16:30
30m
Talk
Fluid Types: Statically Verified Distributed Protocols with Refinements
PLACES
Fangyi Zhou Imperial College London, Francisco Ferreira Imperial College London, Rumyana Neykova Brunel University London, Nobuko Yoshida Imperial College London
17:00
30m
Talk
The Cpi-calculus: a Model for Confidential Name Passing
PLACES
Ivan Prokić University of Novi Sad
17:30
5m
Day closing
Closing remarks
PLACES