Paper Submission


This year, FOGA will use the “linklings” submission management system. This system is also used by GECCO, but note that a separate account will be required to submit papers to FOGA.

Link to the Linklings submission page: tba

Paper Format

Authors should submit their papers consistent with the alternate 2-column ACM SIG style file “sigconf” (see to obtain the class file and see templates) by the submission deadline (April 27, 2023). Authors are required to submit their electronic papers in PDF format. The maximum number of pages is 12, including references, but we encourage authors to make a concise and significant contribution in fewer pages. Over-length papers will be rejected without review. On the other hand, you are welcome to provide supplementary material, for instance, full proofs, additional figures or examples. Note, however, that reviewers won’t be required to look at this supplemental material, and that your paper should be self-contained. The proceedings will be published by ACM Press and will be finalized before the conference starts (in contrast to previous years there are “at-conference” instead of “post-conference” proceedings). Instructions for the camera-ready papers (deadline on July 6, 2023) will be made available in due time.

Review Process

The review process is double blind. Therefore, in order to make blind reviewing possible, authors must omit their names and affiliations from the paper and must take measures to ensure that your identity is not easily revealed from the submission itself. Please refer to your prior work in a neutral manner (i.e., instead of saying “We showed” say “XYZ et al. showed”). It is acceptable to submit work that has been presented in public or has appeared on ArXiV, provided the submission itself is anonymized. Similarly, reviewers should not reveal their identities within the paper reviews. Selection criteria include originality of ideas, correctness, clarity, significance of results and quality of presentation. The review process will include a rebuttal opportunity for authors to see the reviews of their papers and to respond to technical questions raised by the reviewers before discussion starts within the Program Committee. The decision of the Program Committee will be final and cannot be appealed.