|January 29, 2017 ||Extended paper submission|
|February 25, 2017||Notification of paper acceptance or rejection|
|March 9, 2017||Final version of the paper for the LNCS/LNBI proceedings|
|March 9, 2017||Early registration|
|May 22, 2017||Late registration|
|September 7, 2017||Submission to the journal special issue|
A volume of proceedings published by Springer in the LNCS/LNBI series will be available by the time of the conference.
AlCoB aims at promoting and displaying excellent research using string and graph algorithms and combinatorial optimization to deal with problems in biological sequence analysis, genome rearrangement, evolutionary trees, and structure prediction.
The conference will address several of the current challenges in computational biology by investigating algorithms aimed at:
Particular focus will be put on methodology and significant room will be reserved to young scholars at the beginning of their career.
AlCoB 2017 will take place in Aveiro, an industrial city with an important seaport on the Atlantic Ocean, and known as "the Portuguese Venice" due to its network of canals. The venue will be the Department of Mathematics of the University of Aveiro, Campus Universitário de Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro.
Topics of either theoretical or applied interest include, but are not limited to:
AlCoB 2017 will consist of:
Authors are invited to submit non-anonymized papers in English presenting original and unpublished research. Papers should not exceed 12 single-spaced pages (including eventual appendices, references, proofs, graphics, etc.) and should be prepared according to the standard format for Springer Verlag's LNCS series (see http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs?SGWID=0-164-6-793341-0).
Submissions have to be uploaded to: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=alcob2017.