7th International Workshop Weighted Automata: Theory and Applications WATA 2014

Event Notification Type: 
Call for Papers
Abbreviated Title: 
WATA 2014
Universität Leipzig
Monday, 5 May 2014 to Friday, 9 May 2014
Manfred Droste
Heiko Vogler
Submission Deadline: 
Friday, 7 March 2014

First Announcement and Call for Submissions

7th International Workshop
Weighted Automata: Theory and Applications
WATA 2014

May 5-9, 2014, Leipzig, Germany


The workshop should cover all aspects of weighted automata,
ranging from the theory of quantitative automata and logics to
applications for real-time systems and natural language processing.
The aim is to present tutorials and survey lectures by outstanding
scientists in this area. Moreover, we encourage everybody to
participate in this workshop and to present their own technical
contribution in this area.

We are happy to announce the following tutorials and survey lectures:


Colin de la Higuera (Nantes)
Jacques Sakarovitch (Paris)

Survey lectures

Laurent Doyen (Cachan)
Zoltán Ésik (Szeged)
Zoltán Fülöp (Szeged)
Paul Gastin (Cachan)
Ricard Gavaldà (Barcelona)
Kim G. Larsen (Aalborg)
Andreas Maletti (Stuttgart)

Call for Participation

Interested participants are most welcome. If you wish to present a
technical contribution, please send us an abstract (preferably of at
most one page) until March 7. Authors will be informed about acceptance
of their submission before March 22, 2014.


Interested participants are most welcome. There is no registration fee.
In order to register, please send your name, affiliation, e-mail,
intended length of participation until April 4 to


and state if you want to participate in the conference dinner
(not free) or not.

Important Dates

submission of abstracts March 7, 2014
notification of acceptance March 22, 2014
registration April 4, 2014
workshop May 5-9, 2014


We have pre-reserved for WATA participants a limited number of hotel
rooms for special prices until a certain date; first come, first serve.
Because of fairs in Leipzig, we recommend that you book early.

Further information:

In the appendix you can find this announcement as a poster.
We would be thankful if you could distribute it in your group
or to interested colleagues.

It would be very nice if we could welcome you in Leipzig!


Manfred Droste (Universität Leipzig)
Heiko Vogler (Technische Universität Dresden)