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The Symposium on Fundamentals of Computation Theory was established in 1977 for researchers interested in all aspects of theoretical computer science, and in particular algorithms, complexity, formal and logical methods. It is a biennial series of conferences previously held in Poznan (Poland, 1977), Wendisch-Rietz (Germany, 1979), Szeged (Hungary, 1981), Borgholm (Sweden, 1983), Cottbus (Germany, 1985), Kazan (Russia, 1987), Szeged (Hungary, 1989), Gosen-Berlin (Germany, 1991), Szeged (Hungary, 1993), Dresden (Germany, 1995), Krakow (Poland, 1997), Iasi (Romania, 1999), Riga (Latvia, 2001), Malmö (Sweden, 2003), Lübeck (Germany, 2005), Budapest (Hungary, 2007), Wroclaw (Poland, 2009), Oslo (Norway, 2011), Liverpool (United Kingdom, 2013) , Gdansk (Poland, 2015), Bordeaux (France 2017). 

FCT 2019 will take place in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark, hosted by one of Europe's oldest universities: University of Copenhagen.

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to)


      • algorithm design and optimization
      • approximation, randomized, and heuristic methods
      • circuits and boolean functions
      • combinatorics and analysis of algorithms
      • computational algebra
      • computational and parameterized complexity
      • computational geometry
      • distributed and parallel computing
      • online algorithms
      • streaming algorithms

Formal methods:

      • algebraic and categorical methods
      • automata and formal languages
      • computability and nonstandard computing models
      • database theory
      • foundations of concurrency and distributed systems
      • logic and model checking
      • models of reactive, hybrid and stochastic systems
      • principles of programming languages
      • program analysis and transformation
      • security
      • specification, refinement and verification
      • type systems

Emerging fields:

      • ad hoc, dynamic and evolving systems
      • algorithmic game theory
      • computational biology
      • foundations of cloud computing and ubiquitous systems
      • quantum information and quantum computing