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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS: Games for Design and Verification, 31 Aug - 3 Sep 2011, FRANCE


GAMES 2011 - Annual Workshop of the ESF Networking Programme on Games for Design and Verification, Paris

The ESF Networking Programme on Games for Design and Verification is a European Network pursuing 
research and training on the design and verification of computing systems.  This network proposes 
a research and training programme for the design and verification of computing systems, using a 
methodological framework that is based on the interplay of finite and infinite games, mathematical 
logic and automata theory.  For details, see www.games.rwth-aachen.de/

GAMES is the annual workshop of the Network. This year's GAMES workshop will be held at Universit 
Paris Diderot, France.

The scope of the workshop includes the mathematical and algorithmic analysis of finite and infinite
games, the interplay of games with automata theory and logic, and applications of games, automata,
and logic to the design and verification of computing systems.

As in previous years, GAMES 2011 will be an informal workshop, without proceedings. Its programme 
consists of five invited tutorials, contributed talks (30 min) and short presentations (15 min).
Contributed talks and short presentations will be selected by the programme committee on the basis
of submitted abstracts.

- Thomas A. Henzinger (IST Austria)
- Sven Schewe (Liverpool, UK)
- Karl Sigmund (U. Vienna, Austria)
- Nicolas Vieille (HEC Paris, France)
- Thomas Wilke (U. Kiel, Germany)

Researchers who would like to present a talk at GAMES 2011 are invited to submit an abstract of up 
to two pages via the EasyChair installation at


by 20 June 2011. Decisions about acceptance will be made by 10 July 2011.

Abstract submission: 20 June 2011
Author notification:  10 July 2011
Workshop: 31 August - 3 September 2011

We will be able to cover travel and accommodation costs for a limited number of participants 
(especially students). For information, please contact Dietmar Berwanger via 
. There will be no registration fee.

The workshop will be held in the Buffon Building on the Rive Gauche Site of Universit Paris 
Diderot, Paris, France.

Dietmar Berwanger (Paris)
Jacques Duparc (Lausanne)
Hugo Gimbert (Bordeaux)
Valentin Goranko (Copenhagen)
Erich Graedel (Aachen)
Ranko Lazic (Warwick)
Christof Loeding (Aachen)
Damian Niwinski (Warsaw)
Wieslaw Zielonka (Paris)