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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

WORKSHOP: "On the Posteriority of Buechi", 31 Mar-1 April 2011, SWITZERLAND

http://www.hec.unil.ch/logique/recent_news/SSLPS/

"On the Posterity of Bchi"(Logic and Automata), SSLPS Annual Meeting 2011, Lausanne, Switzerland

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Speakers:
Mikolaj Bojanczyk     (University of Warsaw, Poland)
Thomas Colcombet  (Universit Paris VII, France)
Christof Lding          (RWTH Aachen, Germany)
Wolfgang Thomas     (RWTH Aachen, Germany)
Igor Walukiewicz       (Universit Bordeaux I, France)

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Program:


Thursday, March 31.

  	13:15 -->14:45  (Wolfgang Thomas)
  	On the Impact and Perspectives of Bchi's Work - Some Personal Impressions

  	15:00 -->16:30  (Christof Lding)
 	 Strategy Synthesis for Infinite Games

  	17:00 -->18:30 (Mikolaj Bojanczyk)
  	Extensions of Omega-Regular Languages

Friday, April 1.

  	10:00 -->11:30 ( Igor Walukiewicz)
  	MSOL-transfer theorems

  	11:45 -->13:15 (Thomas Colcombet)
  	The Monadic Theory of Order



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Location:
University of Lausanne, Extranef building, room 110, Dorigny quarter.
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Julius-Richard Bchi (1924-1984) was a Swiss logician and a mathematician who received his Dr. sc. nat. in 1950 
at the ETH Zrich under the supervision of Paul Bernays. Almost half a century ago, in 1962, he invented what is
now called the Bchi automaton. In the recent years there has been tremendous efforts devoted to extending Bchi's 
results. I The aim of this workshop is to bring together some among the best specialists from this new trend of 
automata theory and discuss the existing results and the ones to come.