This is the fifth conference in the series initiated in 1997 in Rouen (France). Previous conferences were:
Selected papers have been published as special issue of Theoretical Computer Science

The conference topic is the study of words with  focus on the theoretical point of view. In particular, the combinatorial, algebraic and algorithmic aspects are emphasized. Motivations may come from other domains such as theoretical computer science. The conference program includes six plenary talks and also contributed, fully refereed, communications selected by the program committee.

Important dates

Paper Submission
April 10,  2005
Acceptance Notification
June 1,  2005
Camera-ready Papers
July 15, 2005
September 13-17, 2005
Conference Secretary and Contact