Welcome to the SIGSEGV 2014 Website

The annual SIGSEGV Conference is the flagship conference of the ACM Special Interest Group on Silly and EGregious Violations of common sense. It is the world's premier forum for researchers, developers, programmers, and teachers of computer technology with terrible ideas. Academic and industrial participants present research and experience papers that cover the full range of harebrained ideas in computer science, from single-word programming languages and incompetent search algorithms to deliberately unstable operating systems.

SIGSEGV 2014 will be held on November 15, 2014 at Gates Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA, Earth, Sol System, Milky Way, Local Group, Virgo Supercluster, Observable Universe.


Abstract submissions are now being accepted online. Submit your abstract here. Remember, paper titles and abstracts can be changed any time before the final submission deadline.

As usual, the paper submission deadline has been extended. It is now October 27, 2014.

Important Upcoming Dates

Paper submission deadlineOctober 17, 2014 at 23:59 EDT Extended to October 27 at 23:59 EDT
Papers posted onlineNovember 14, 2014
ConferenceNovember 15, 2014


This conference is sponsored by

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