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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: Logic and the Foundations of Game and Decision Theory, June 18-20, 2012, Sevilla, SPAIN


LOFT10 2012

This is the tenth in a series of bi-annual conferences on the applications of logical methods to 
foundational issues in the theory of individual and interactive decision-making. Preference is 
given to papers which bring together the work and problems of several fields, such as game and 
decision theory, logic, computer science and artificial intelligence, philosophy, cognitive 
psychology, mathematics and mind sciences.

The previous nine conferences took place in Marseille (France), January 1994, Torino (Italy), 
December 1996, December 1998, July 2000 and July 2002, Leipzig (Germany), July 2004, Liverpool 
(UK), July 2006, Amsterdam (The Netherlands), July 2008 and Toulouse (France), July 2010.

Among the topics of particular relevance are:

(*) Modal logics for games and protocols: epistemic and deontic logic, multi-agent logic, temporal 
logic, dynamic logic, probabilistic and multivalued logic, logic of belief revision.

(*) Foundations of game and decision theory: epistemic foundations of solution concepts, 
information processing and communication in games, belief formation and revision in games.

(*) Learning and information-processing models: economic aspects of information processing, 
learning in game-theoretic contexts, inductive learning and inductive decision making.

(*) Bounded rationality approaches to game and decision theory.

    * Walter Carnielli, University of Campinas, Brazil
    * Vincent Conitzer, Duke University, USA
    * Branden Fitelson, Rutgers University, USA
    * Aviad Heifetz, Open University of Israel
    * Andrs Perea, University of Maastricht, Netherlands

The three-day conference will give opportunity for paper presentations and discussions. Potential 
contributors should submit an extended abstract of approximately 5 - 10 pages in PDF format through
The deadline for submission is March 1, 2012, and authors will be notified of acceptance decisions 
by April 9, 2012.

A selection of papers presented at LOFT10 will be published in two special
issues: one in the Journal of Philosophical Logic and one in the International Game Theory Review. 
For a list of publications based on previous LOFT conferences see 

Program Chairs:
Giacomo Bonanno, University of California Davis, U.S.A.
Hans van Ditmarsch, University of Sevilla, Spain Wiebe van der Hoek, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom

Program Committee:
    Mario Benevides
    Adam Brandenburger
    Jan Broersen
    Edith Elkind
    Ulle Endriss
    Luis Farinas Del Cerro
    Yossi Feinberg
    Marcelo Finger
    Spyros Galanis
    Olivier Gossner
    Paul Harrenstein
    Martin van Hees
    Francisco Hernandez Quiroz
    Andreas Herzig
    Willemien Kets
    Jerome Lang
    Martin Meier
    Yoram Moses
    Amparo Marmol Conde
    Manuel Ojeda Aciego
    David Pearce
    Sophie Pinchinat
    Bryan Renne
    Olivier Roy
    Dov Samet
    Elias Tsakas
    Tero Tulenheimo
    Heinrich Wansing

Local Organization Committee:
    Hans van Ditmarsch, University of Sevilla
    Angel Nepomuceno, University of Sevilla
    Francisco Salguero, University of Sevilla
    Fernando Soler, University of Sevilla
    Fernando Velazquez Quesada, University of Sevilla

Important Dates:
Deadline for submission: 1 March, 2012
Notification to authors: 9 April, 2012
Conference: 18-20 June 2012