StringMasters will take place under the auspices of the "Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica" of the University of Palermo. Its research relates closely to many applications of stringology including:

  • Indexing
  • String Matching
  • String Combinatorics
  • Algorithms and Data Structures for Strings
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computational Genomics
  • Data Mining
  • Big Data
  • Internet Issues
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Automata Theory
  • Network Security
  • Musical Analysis
  • Lossless and Lossy Data Compression

StringMasters 2016 welcomes participants with interests in any aspect of string algorithms, theoretical or applied.