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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: Automated Reasoning, Manchester (U.K.), 26 June - 1 July 2012, UK

IJCAR 2012 - 6th International Joint Conference on Automated Reasoning, Manchester, UK

Important Dates (all in 2012):

   Abstract submission  January 23    Final version due        April 16
   Paper submission     January 30    Conference dates       June 26-29
   Notification           March 26    Satellite events   June 30-July 1

IJCAR is the premier international joint conference on all topics in automated reasoning. IJCAR 
2012, the 6th International Joint Conference on Automated Reasoning, is a merger of leading events 
in automated reasoning: CADE (International Conference on Automated Deduction), FroCoS 
(International Symposium on Frontiers of Combining Systems), FTP (International Workshop on 
First-order Theorem Proving), and TABLEAUX (International Conference on Automated Reasoning with 
Analytic Tableaux and Related Methods). Previous editions of IJCAR took place in Siena (2001), 
Cork (2004), Seattle (2006), Sydney (2008) and Edinburgh (2010), cf.

IJCAR 2012 is held as part of the Alan Turing Year 2012 just after The Alan Turing Centenary 
Conference in Manchester.

Scope: IJCAR 2012 invites submissions related to all aspects of automated reasoning, including 
foundations, implementations, and applications. Original research papers and descriptions of 
working automated deduction systems are solicited.

Logics of interest include: propositional, first-order, classical, equational, higher-order, 
non-classical, constructive, modal, temporal, many-valued, substructural, description, metalogics,
type theory, and set theory.  Methods of interest include: tableaux, sequent calculi, resolution, 
model-elimination, connection method, inverse method, paramodulation, term rewriting, induction, 
unification, constraint solving, decision procedures, model generation, model checking, semantic 
guidance, interactive theorem proving, logical frameworks, AI-related methods for deductive systems,
proof presentation, efficient datastructures and indexing, integration of computer algebra systems 
and automated theorem provers, and combination of logics or decision procedures.

Applications of interest include: verification, formal methods, program analysis and synthesis, 
computer mathematics, declarative programming, deductive databases, knowledge representation, 
natural language processing, linguistics, robotics, and planning.

Submission: Submission is electronic through

Authors are strongly encouraged to use LaTeX and the Springer llncs class file, which can be 
obtained from  The page limit is 15 pages for 
full papers and 7 pages for system descriptions.  All papers will be evaluated according to 
originality, significance, technical quality, and readability. Submitted papers must be original 
and not submitted for publication elsewhere. For more details concerning submission see the 
conference web site. The proceedings of IJCAR 2012 will be published by Springer-Verlag in the 
LNAI/LNCS series.

Student Travel Awards: Travel awards will be available to enable selected students to attend the
conference. Details will be available in early 2012.

Further Information: For further and up-to-date information about IJCAR 2012 visit

Program Chairs:

   Bernhard Gramlich (TU Wien)
   Dale Miller (INRIA Saclay -- Ile-de-France)
   Ulrike Sattler (Univ. of Manchester)