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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: WoLLIC 2011: Workshop on Logic, Language, Information and Computation

Call for Papers>WoLLIC is an annual
international forum on inter-disciplinary
research involving formal logic, computing and
programming theory, and natural language and
reasoning. Each meeting includes invited talks
and tutorials as well as contributed papers. The
eighteenth WoLLIC will be held at the University
of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, from May 18th
to 21st, 2011. It is sponsored by the for
Symbolic Logic (ASL), the Interest Group in
Pure and Applied Logics (IGPL), the The Association for Logic,
Language and Information (FoLLI), the European Association for
Theoretical Computer Science (EATCS), the Sociedade Brasileira de
Computao (SBC), and the Sociedade Brasileira de Lgica (SBL).

Special Event

Paper submission

Contributions are invited on all pertinent
subjects, with particular interest in
cross-disciplinary topics. Typical but not
exclusive areas of interest are: foundations of
computing and programming; novel computation
models and paradigms; broad notions of proof and
belief; formal methods in software and hardware
development; logical approach to natural language
and reasoning; logics of programs, actions and
resources; foundational aspects of information
organization, search, flow, sharing, and
protection. Proposed contributions should be in
English, and consist of a scholarly exposition
accessible to the non-specialist, including
motivation, background, and comparison with
related works. They must not exceed 10 pages (in
font 10 or higher), with up to 5 additional pages
for references and technical appendices. The
paper's main results must not be published or
submitted for publication in refereed venues,
including journals and other scientific meetings.
It is expected that each accepted paper be
presented at the meeting by one of its authors.
Papers must be submitted electronically at the
WoLLIC 2011 EasyChair website. (Please go to
for instructions.) A title and single-paragraph
abstract should be submitted by January 1st, and
the full paper by January 8 (firm date).
Notifications are expected by February 21, and
final papers for the proceedings will be due by March 1 (firm date).

The proceedings of WoLLIC 2011, including both
invited and contributed papers, will be published
in advance of the meeting as a volume in
Springer's LNCS
series. In addition, abstracts will be published
in the Conference Report section of the Logic
Journal of the IGPL, and selected contributions
will be published as a special post-conference
WoLLIC 2011 issue of a scientific journal (soon to be announced).

Invited Speakers


Student Grants
ASL sponsorship of WoLLIC 2011 will permit ASL
student members to apply for a modest travel
grant. See
for details.

Important Dates

January 1, 2011: Paper title and abstract deadline

January 8, 2011: Full paper deadline (firm)

February 21, 2011: Author notification

March 1, 2011: Final version deadline (firm)

Programme Committee
Krzysztof Apt (Amsterdam) (tbc) Sergei Artemov (New York) Jeremy Avigad (Pittsburgh) Arnold Beckman (Swansea) Lev Beklemishev (Moscow) (CHAIR) Alessandro Berarducci (Pisa) Andreas Blass (Ann Arbor) (tbc) Sam Buss (San Diego) Achim Jung (Birmingham) Benedikt Lwe (Amsterdam) Janos Makowski (Haifa) Michael Moortgat (Utrecht) Andrew Odlyzko (Minneapolis) (tbc) Vincent van Oostrom (Utrecht) Prakash Panangaden (Montral) Rohit Parikh (New York) Fernando Pereira (Philadelphia) (tbc) Ruy de Queiroz (Recife) Alexander Shen (Marseilles and Moscow) Bas Spitters (Nijmegen) Helmut Veith (Wien) Yde Venema (Amsterdam) (tbc) Scott Weinstein (Philadelphia) Frank Wolter (Liverpool)

Organising Committee Vivek Nigam (UPenn)