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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Colloquium on the Theory of Software Verification, 13 March 2012, Cachan, FRANCE

http://www.lsv.ens-cachan.fr/Events/ctsv/


A special event with two talks, followed by the Habilitation defense of Laurent Doyen. The 
confirmed invited speakers are:

     * Prof. Rupak Majumdar, MPI Kaiserslautern & UCLA
     * Prof. Moshe Y. Vardi, Rice University


                     PROGRAMME

   Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

   10:00  Moshe Vardi, The Rise and Fall of Linear Temporal Logic

   11:30  Rupak Majumdar, TBA

   14:30  Laurent Doyen, Games and Automata: From Boolean to Quantitative
                         Verification


                    REGISTRATION

The event is open to the public and free. For organizational purposes, please let us know if you 
plan to attend one of the two morning talks, you can register at 
http://www.lsv.ens-cachan.fr/Events/ctsv/register
A confirmation will be sent to you by e-mail.


                      LOCATION

The talks will take place on the campus of ENS Cachan (Ecole normale superieure de Cachan). Travel 
instructions are available at:
http://www.lsv.ens-cachan.fr/Events/ctsv/


                      CONTACT

This event is organized by Laurent Doyen and Alain Finkel.
See http://www.lsv.ens-cachan.fr/Events/ctsv/ for up-to-date information.


                ABSTRACTS OF THE TALKS

Moshe Y. Vardi (Rice University, USA)
=====================================

The Rise and Fall of Linear Temporal Logic

One of the surprising developments in the area of program verification in the late part of the 20th
Century is the emergence of Linear Temporal Logic (LTL), a logic that emerged in philisophical 
studies of free will, as the cannonical language for describing temporal behavior of computer 
systems. LTL, however, is not expressive enough for industrial applications. 
The first decade of the 21 Century saw the emergence of industrial temporal logics such as ForSpec,
PSL, and SVA. These logics, however, are not clean enough to serve as objects of theoretical study.
This talk will describe the rise and fall of LTL, and will propose a new cannonical temporal logic:
Linear Dynamic Logic (LDL).



Rupak Majumdar (MPI, Germany & UCLA, USA) =========================================

TBA


Laurent Doyen (LSV, ENS Cachan & CNRS, France) ==============================================
Habilitation Thesis

Games and Automata: From Boolean to Quantitative Verification

Abstract. This talk presents a selection of results in the traditional verification of finite-state
games and automata (new efficient algorithms for decision problems in games and automata theory), 
then presents extensions of the traditional models to quantitative games and automata, and new 
results in complexity, algorithmics, and expressive power of the new models.


http://www.lsv.ens-cachan.fr/Events/ctsv/