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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS, TUTORIALS, PANELS: "Computational Logics, Algebras, Programming, Tools, and Benchmarking, 25-30 Sep 2011, ITALY

Rome (Italy)

Call for Papers:

- regular papers

- short papers (work in progress)

- posters

Submission page:

Submission deadline: May 1, 2011

Sponsored by IARIA,

Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA Journals:

Please note the Poster Forum and Work in Progress options.

The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, 
research, standards, implementations, running experiments, applications, and industrial case 
studies. Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review 
in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited to, topic areas. 
All tracks are open to both research and industry contributions, in terms of Regular papers, 
Posters, Work in progress, Technical/marketing/business presentations, Demos, Tutorials, and Panels.

Before submission, please check and conform with the Editorial rules:

COMPUTATION TOOLS 2011 Topics (topics and submission details: see CfP on the


Reasoning logics; Fuzzy logics; Semantic logics; Temporal logics; Emotion 
logics; Ambiant logics; Modal logics; Description logics; Computational tree 
logic; Computational logics and constraints; Quantum computational logics; 
Executable computational logics; Monadic computational logics; Many-valued 
computational logics; Computability logic


Computational algebras; K-theories, C*-algebras, Index theory; Algebraic and 
topological K-theory; Geometric group theory and group C*-algebras; 
Noncommutative geometry and topology; Pseudodifferential operators on singular 
manifolds; Topological invariants of non-simply connected manifolds; 
Deformation quantization; Lambda calculus; Relation algebra; Algebras for 
symbolic computation; Constructive algebras

Advanced computation techniques

Machine learning; Fuzzy theory/computation/logic; (Artificial) neuronal 
networks; Distributed artificial intelligence; Genetic algorithms; Analytic 
tableaux; Autonomous agent-based techniques; Knowledge-based systems and 
automated reasoning; Logical issues in knowledge representation /non-monotonic 
reasoning/belief; Dempster-Shafer theory; Concurrent computation and planning; 
Deduction and reasoning

Specialized programming languages

Logic programming; Specialized computation languages; Real-time computation 
languages; Embedded-computing languages; Programming semantics; Content-driven 
programming; Multimedia-oriented programming; Context-driven programming; 
Service-oriented programming; Pattern-oriented programming; Regenerative 
programming; Progressive programming; Sensing-oriented programming; 
Mobile-ubiquity-oriented computing; Compilation issues

Tools for distributed computation

Platforms for distributed computing; Specification and verification of programs 
and systems; Techniques for cloud computing; On-request resource allocation 
mechanisms; Security and privacy techniques; Computational benchmarking 
metrics, criteria and methodologies; Distributed debug and on-fly repairing; 
Inference of schemas, integrity constraints in computational applications; 
Real-world applications, experiments, projects