PACE 2016



  • Results announced on August 25 at ALGO 2016
  • Report published in the IPEC proceedings (to appear)

Programme committee

  • Track A (tree width):
    • Isolde Adler (University of Leeds)
    • Holger Dell (chair) (Saarland University and Cluster of Excellence (MMCI))
    • Thore Husfeldt (ITU Copenhagen and Lund University)
    • Lukas Larisch (University of Leeds)
    • Felix Salfelder (Goethe University Frankfurt)
  • Track B (feedback vertex set):

Steering committee


PACE is supported by NWO Gravitation project ‘NETWORKS’.

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  • 1 March 2016:
    • Call for Contributions announced, along with benchmark instances.
  • Starting from 1 June 2016, we accept registrations by email
    • Track A:
    • Track B:
  • 20 July 2016:
  • 25 July 2016:
    • You must send us a test version so we can check everything is compiling and running smoothly.
  • 1 August 2016, 23:59 CEST:
    • Submission deadline for implementations.
  • 22–26 August 2016:
    • Results announced at the International Symposium on Parameterized and Exact Computation (IPEC 2016).

Participants of PACE are highly encouraged to submit manuscripts describing their contributions to other publication venues such as IPEC and We also encourage the use of the provided benchmark instances.