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The deadline for submissions has been extended to March 15.

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Types are definitely one area of interest for PLDI 2008 and its
 Student Research Competition.  See the Call for Submissions below for
 more information.



 June 7-13, 2008
 Tucson, Arizona

 ACM and Microsoft Research are sponsoring a Student Research
 Competition (SRC) at PLDI 2008.

 The SRC provides an opportunity for graduate and undergraduate
 students attending PLDI 2008 to present their research in the design
 and implementation of programming languages. The SRC consists of two
 rounds: a poster session and a presentation session. A panel of judges
 will select a number of finalists from the poster session, who will be
 invited to the presentation session. Winners are selected from the
 presentation session. The top three graduate and undergraduate winners
 will receive cash awards. Click here for more details.

 The winners will be invited to participate in the SRC Grand Finals, an
 online round of competitions among the winners of individual
 conference-hosted SRCs. The winners of the Grand Finals are invited to
 the ACM awards banquet together with their advisors, for an
 all-expenses-paid trip.

 SRC participants will be eligible for travel grants.


 Eligibility Requirements
 Current ACM student membership
 Current "student" status as of March 15, 2008, either graduate or undergraduate


 Submission Details
 Students who wish to participate must submit the following information:

 An abstract of up to 800 words explaining the content of the poster.
 Presenter's email address, phone number and surface mail address.
 Name of department and school.
 Name of academic advisor.

 The abstract must describe the student's individual research and must
 be authored solely by the student. If the work is collaborative with
 others and/or part of a larger group project, the abstract should make
 clear what the student's role was and should focus on that portion of
 the work.


 Important Dates

 Deadline for submission:      March 15, 2008
 Notification of acceptance:   April 7, 2008

 The submissions should be emailed to todd at cs ucla edu.

 Fifteen undergraduate and ten graduate abstracts will be selected for
 competition at the conference.


 Selection Committee

 Todd Millstein (Chair)   University of California, Los Angeles
 Juan Chen                  Microsoft Research
 Sorin Lerner                University of California, San Diego
 Ben Liblit                    University of Wisconsin–Madison
 Eran Yahav                 IBM T. J. Watson Research Center


 Further Information

 Any queries regarding the PLDI 2008 SRC should be sent to Todd
 Millstein, todd at cs ucla edu.

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