SPIRE 2019 – Call for Papers


================ Call for Papers – SPIRE 2019 ==================


SPIRE 2019
26th International Symposium on
String Processing and Information Retrieval
Oct. 7 – Oct 9, 2019, Segovia, Spain

Welcome to SPIRE 2019

Paper registration deadline: ** May 26, 2019 (AoE) ** (EXTENDED)
Final submission deadline: ** May 30, 2019 (AoE) ** (EXTENDED)


SPIRE 2019 will be held in Segovia, Spain, a beautiful historical city located very close to Madrid that was declared World Heritage City by UNESCO in 1985.

SCOPE: Papers in all areas related to string processing and information retrieval and related topics are sought, including, but not limited to: bioinformatics and computational biology, high-throughput DNA sequencing, coding and data compression, compressed data structures, text analysis, data mining, natural language processing, pattern discovery, string algorithms, string processing in databases, text searching, information retrieval models and evaluation, search tasks, efficiency in IR systems.
See: https://spire19.lbd.org.es/call-for-papers/

Both papers reporting on original research unpublished elsewhere and surveys of important results are welcome.

The proceedings will be published in the Springer-Verlag series Lecture Notes in Computer Science.

SPIRE 2019 will have a Best Paper Award worth €1000, sponsored by Springer.

Abstract deadline: May 26, 2019
Paper deadline: May 30, 2019
Notification: July 15, 2019
Final version: July 23, 2019
Symposium: October 7 – October 9, 2019
Workshops: October 10, 2019


• Veli Mäkinen (University of Helsinki, Finland)
• Alistair Moffat (University of Melbourne, Australia)
• Gonzalo Navarro (University of Chile, Chile)

Further details are available at the symposium web site:

Welcome to SPIRE 2019