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Reversible computation has a growing number of promising application areas such as low power design, coding/decoding, program debugging, testing, database recovery, discrete event simulation, reversible algorithms, reversible specification formalisms, reversible programming languages, process algebras, and the modeling of biochemical systems. Furthermore, reversible logic provides a basis for quantum computation with its applications, for example, in cryptography and in the development of highly efficient algorithms. First reversible circuits and quantum circuits have been implemented recently and are seen as promising alternatives to conventional CMOS technology.

The workshop will bring together researchers from computer science, mathematics, and physics to discuss new developments and directions for future research in Reversible Computation. This particularly includes applications of reversibility in quantum computation. Research papers, tutorials, tool demonstrations, and work-in-progress reports are within the scope of the workshop.

Contributions on the following topics in Reversible Computation are welcome:

  • Applications
  • Architectures
  • Algorithms
  • Circuit Design
  • Debugging
  • Fault Tolerance and Error Correction
  • Hardware
  • Information Theory
  • Physical Realizations
  • Programming Languages
  • Quantum Computation
  • Software
  • Synthesis
  • Theoretical Results
  • Testing
  • Verification

Interested researchers are invited to submit full research papers (12 pages maximum) as well as tutorials, work-in-progress reports, or demonstration papers (6 pages maximum). All submissions will be accepted as PDF file using the LNCS style (more details can be found at this page). A preliminary version of the proceedings will include all accepted papers and will be available at the workshop. Furthermore, authors of selected papers will be invited after the workshop to prepare a final version of their paper to be published in Springer's Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS).

The 3rd Workshop on Reversible Computation will take place on July 4th and 5th, 2011 in Gent, Belgium and is organized by the Universiteit Gent and the University of Bremen.

Important Dates:
- Submission Deadline: April 15th, 2011 (strict)
- Notification to Authors: May 19th, 2011
- Final Version: June 3rd, 2011
- Workshop: July 4th-5th, 2011

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