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AISB event Bulletin Item

CfP: Workshop "Domains X", 5-7 Sep 2011, Swansea

W o r k s h o p A n n o u n c e m e n t, D O M A I N S X Swansea University, Wales


    The Workshop on Domains is aimed at computer scientists and
     mathematicians alike who share an interest in the mathematical
     foundations of computation. The workshop will focus on
     domains, their applications and related topics.  Previous meetings were
     held in Darmstadt (94,99,04), Braunschweig (96), Munich (97),
     Siegen (98), Birmingham (02), Novosibirsk (07) and Brighton (08).

     Besides its traditional topics Domains X will have the special themes
     'Modelling of Computational Effects' and 'Modelling of Discrete and
     Continuous Data.'


    The emphasis is on the exchange of ideas between participants similar
     in style to Dagstuhl seminars.  In particular, talks on subjects
     presented at other conferences and workshops are acceptable.


     Lars Birkedal        University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
     Nick Benton          Microsoft Research Cambridge (UK)
     Margarita Korovina   University of Manchester (UK)
     Dag Normann          University of Oslo (Norway)
     John Power           University of Bath (UK)
     Matija Pretnar       University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)
     Thomas Streicher     University of Darmstadt (Germany)
     Jeff Zucker          McMaster University (Canada)


     Domain theory has had applications to programming language
     semantics and logics (lambda-calculus, PCF, LCF), recursion theory
     (Kleene-Kreisel countable functionals), general topology
     (injective spaces, function spaces, locally compact spaces, Stone
     duality), topological algebra (compact Hausdorff semilattices) and
     analysis (measure, integration, dynamical systems). Moreover,
     these applications are related - for example, Stone duality gives
     rise to a logic of observable properties of computational

     As such, domain theory is highly interdisciplinary. Topics of
     interaction with domain theory for this workshop include, but are
     not limited to:

       program semantics
       program logics
       probabilistic computation
       exact computation over the real numbers
       lambda calculus
       models of sequential computation
       constructive mathematics
       recursion theory
       real analysis and computability
       topology, metric spaces and domains
       locale theory
       category theory
       topos theory
       type theory


     Please submit a one-page abstract via Easychair


     Shortly after an abstract is submitted (usually two or three weeks),
     the authors will be notified by the programme committee. The
     criterion for acceptance is relevance to the meeting. In
     particular, talks on subjects presented at other conferences and
     workshops are acceptable.


     Abstracts will be dealt with on a first-come/first-served basis.
     We ask potential speakers to express the intention to give
     a talk by the end of June.


     Further details about the local arrangements will be provided soon.


    The Domains X workshop will take place at Swansea University,
    Department of Computer Science, Robert Recorde Room (2nd floor,
    Faraday Building). Accommodation will be on Campus in House Oxwich.
    Further details will be given later.


     Ulrich Berger     Swansea University  (Co-Chair)
     Jens Blanck       Swansea University
     Martin Escardo    University of Birmingham  (Co-Chair)
     Achim Jung        University of Birmingham
     Klaus Keimel      TU Darmstadt
     Bernhard Reus     University of Sussex
     John Tucker       Swansea University


     Ulrich Berger        Swansea University
     Jens Blanck          Swansea University
     Monika Seisenberger  Swansea University


     We plan to publish proceedings of the workshop in a special volume of
     a journal. There will be a call for papers after the workshop.
     The papers will be refereed according to normal publication standards.