Submissions concerning the descriptional complexity of formal systems and structures (and its applications) are invited for DCFS 2016. Topics related to all aspects of descriptional complexity, include, but are not limited to:

In accordance with the spirit of a working conference, the program committee will try to accept as many papers as possible, provided that their scientific quality is high and merits acceptance. If the number of such papers exceeds the number of time slots for "regular" presentation, the program committee will try to accept some papers as "short" papers.