CFP: IWTC 2011: First International Workshop on Trace Compilation


Ondrej Lhotak

IWTC 2011: First International Workshop on Trace Compilation

August 24, 2011, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark

Colocated with PPPJ 2011

=== SCOPE ===

The first International Workshop on Trace Compilation (IWTC) aims to
bring together researchers and practitioners who study trace compilation
and optimization techniques within statically and dynamically typed
programming languages. The workshop will be co-located with PPPJ 2011,
August 24-26, at the Technical University of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby,

We invite papers on all topics related to trace compilation, including
but not limited to:

Trace recording and compilation
Trace compilation for static and dynamic languages
VM integration of trace compilers
Novel optimizations for trace based compilers
Novel intermediate representations for trace based compilers
Formal aspects of traces
Integration of trace compilers and method compilers
Traces in binary translation systems
Trace collection and analysis
Testing of trace based compilers
Industry / experience papers
Tool demonstration


June 20, 2011 Paper Submission
July 15, 2011 Author Notification
August 1, 2011 Camera Ready Submissions


All papers must represent original and unpublished work that is not
currently under review. Papers will be evaluated according to their
significance, originality, technical content, style, clarity, and
relevance to the conference.

At least one author of each accepted paper is required to attend the
conference and present the paper.

Papers should range between 4 and 6 pages. Please number the pages.
The workshop proceedings will be published as part of the ACM
International Proceedings Series and will be disseminated through the
ACM Digital Library. The required format for the submission is the
ACM SIGPLAN Proceedings Style, using 9-point font size. The author
information containing the Latex and Word templates can be found at Please apply the ACM
Computing Classification categories and terms. The submission website
is at


- Michael Bebenita, University of California, Irvine (USA), chair
- Borys J. Bradel, Altera Corporation (Canada)
- Michael Franz, University of California, Irvine (USA)
- Carl Friedrich Bolz, Heinrich-Heine-University DC<sseldorf (Germany)
- Andreas Gal, Mozilla Corporation (USA)
- Ian Rogers, Azul Systems (USA)
- Nikolai Tillman, Microsoft Corporation (USA)
- Christian Wimmer, Oracle Corporation (USA)
- Peng Wu, IBM T.J.Watson Research Center (USA)
- Mathew Zaleski, University of Toronto (Canada)

Roedy Green

First International Workshop on Trace Compilation

I realised your intended audience is experts in the field, but you
posted to a number of general newsgroups. It would be polite to
explain just what trace compilation is for the average programmer, and
some examples of trace languages.
Roedy Green Canadian Mind Products
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