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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: ESSLLI 2011 Student Session, Ljubljana


The Student Session of the 23rd European Summer School in Logic, Language,
and Information (ESSLLI) will take place in Ljubljana, Slovenia on August
1-12, 2011. The Student Session is held under the auspices of ESSLLI 2011,
which will feature a wide range of foundational and advanced courses and
workshops in all areas of Logic, Language, and Computation. Consult the
main ESSLLI website at for further information,
including registration information and course listings.

Call for Papers

We invite submissions of original, unpublished work from students in any
area at the intersection of Logic & Language, Language & Computation, or
Logic & Computation. Submissions will be reviewed by several experts in the
field, and accepted papers will be presented orally or as posters and will
appear in the proceedings. This is an excellent opportunity to receive
valuable feedback from expert readers and to present your work to a diverse

Instructions for Authors:

Authors must be students, i.e., may not have received the Ph.D. degree
before August 2011. All submissions must be in PDF format and be submitted
to the conference EasyChair website at the website:

There are two types of papers. Long papers of up to 8 pages will be
considered for both oral presentation and the poster session. Short papers of
up to 4 pages will be considered as submissions for the poster session.
Submissions may be singly or jointly authored. No one may submit more than
one singly and one jointly authored paper.

As in previous years, Springer is generously offering 1000 Euros in prizes
for best papers and posters.

Submissions must be received by midnight GMT on March 25, 2011.

Presenting authors will be required to register for ESSLLI. Please direct
inquiries about submission procedures or other matters relating to the
Student Session to Daniel Lassiter at

More information can be found on the Student Session website at