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AISB event Bulletin Item

2nd CfP: CCA 2009: Computability and Complexity in Analysis

Second Call for Papers and Announcement
Sixth International Conference on

Computability and Complexity in Analysis 2009 (CCA 2009)

August 18-22, 2009, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Submission deadline: May 11, 2009

Invited Speakers

  * Mark Braverman           (Cambridge, USA)
  * Vladik Kreinovich        (El Paso, USA)
  * Dana Scott               (Pittsburgh, USA)
  * Ning Zhong               (Cincinnati, USA)

Scientific Program Committee

  * Andrej Bauer             (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
  * Vasco Brattka            (Cape Town, South Africa)
  * Mark Braverman           (Cambridge, USA)
  * Pieter Collins           (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
  * Peter Hertling, co-chair (Munich, Germany)
  * Hajime Ishihara          (Ishikawa, Japan)
  * Ker-I Ko, co-chair       (Stony Brook, USA)
  * Robert Rettinger         (Hagen, Germany)
  * Victor Selivanov         (Novosibirsk, Russia)
  * Alex Simpson             (Edinburgh, Great Britain)
  * Dieter Spreen            (Siegen, Germany)
  * Frank Stephan            (Singapore)
  * Xizhong Zheng            (Glenside, USA)

Organizing Committee

  * Andrej Bauer, chair      (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
  * Iztok Kavkler            (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
  * Davorin Le?nik           (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
  * Matija Pretnar           (Ljubljana, Slovenia)


Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, University of Ljubljana, and
Institute of Mathematics, Physics, and Mechanics, Slovenia


  * Martn Escard           (Birmingham, UK)
  * Bas Spitters and Russell O'Connor (Eindhoven, The Netherlands)


Authors are invited to submit a PDF version of an
extended abstract (typically 10-12 pages) on the
following web page:

These extended abstracts should be prepared using
the LNCS stylefile of Springer Verlag; see


Accepted papers will be published in an electronic proceedings
volume in the DROPS series of Schloss Dagstuhl.
In addition, a technical report containing the accepted
papers will be available at the conference.
It is planned to publish a special issue of some journal
dedicated to CCA 2009 after the conference.


Submission deadline:     May 11,  2009
Notification of authors: June 15, 2009
Final Version:           July 13, 2009

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