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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: Games, Automata, Logics, and Formal Verification, 6-8 Sep 2012, Naples, ITALY

GandALF 2012


The aim of the symposium is to bring together researchers from academia and industry which are 
actively working in the fields of Games, Automata, Logics, and Formal Verification. The idea is 
to cover an ample spectrum of themes, ranging from theory to applications, and stimulate 
cross-fertilization. Papers focused on formal methods are especially welcome. Authors are 
invited to submit original research or tool papers on all relevant topics in these areas.
Papers discussing new ideas that are at an early stage of development are also welcome.


The topics covered by the conference include, but are not limited to, the

Automata Theory
Automated Deduction
Computational aspects of Game Theory
Concurrency and Distributed computation
Decision Procedures
Deductive, Compositional, and Abstraction Techniques for Verification Finite Model Theory 
First-order and Higher-order Logics Formal Languages Formal Methods for Complex Systems (e.g., 
Interactive Systems, Systems
Games and Automata for Verification
Game Semantics
Hybrid, Embedded, and Mobile Systems Verification Logical aspects of Computational Complexity 
Logics of Programs Modal and Temporal Logics Model Checking Models of Reactive and Real-Time 
Systems Program Analysis and Software Verification Run-time Verification and Testing Specification 
and Verification of Finite and Infinite-state Systems Synthesis


Submitted papers should not exceed fourteen (14) pages using EPTCS format, be unpublished and 
contain original research. For papers reporting experimental results, authors are encouraged to 
make their data available with their submission.
Submissions must be in PDF or PS format and will be handled via EasyChair.


Abstract submission               May 9, 2012
Paper submission                  May 15, 2012
Acceptance notification           June 27, 2012
Final version                     July 15, 2012
Conference                        September 6-8, 2012


The proceedings will be published by Electronic Proceedings in Theoretical Computer Science.
A special issue of a major international journal to publish an extended and revised version of the 
best symposium papers is also under consideration. Revised versions of the selected papers from 
the previous editions lead to two special issues of the International Journal of Foundation of 
Computer Science and of Theoretical Computer Science, respectively.

Marco Faella (Universita' di Napoli "Federico II", Italy) Aniello Murano (Universita' di Napoli 
"Federico II", Italy)


Veronique Bruyere (Universite' de Mons-Hainaut, Belgium) Agostino Cortesi (Universita' Ca' Foscari 
di Venezia, Italy) Luca de Alfaro, (University of California at Santa Cruz, USA) Kousha Etessami, (University of Edinburgh, UK) Erich Grdel, (RWTH Aachen University, Germany) Arie Gurfinkel,  (Carnegie Mellon University, USA) Orna Kupferman, (Hebrew Unversity, Israel) Martin Lange, (University of Kassel, Germany) Carsten Lutz, (University of Bremen, Germany)
Oded Maler    (CNRS-VERIMAG, University of Grenoble, France)
Nicolas Markey, (LSV, CNRS & ENS Cachan, France) Anca Muscholl, (University of Bordeaux, France) 
Margherita Napoli, (Universita' di Salerno , Italy) Damian Niwinski (University of Warsaw, Poland) 
Carla Piazza, (University of Udine, Italy) Nir Piterman, (University of Leicester,UK) Gabriele 
Puppis, (University of Oxford, UK) Ramaswamy Ramanujam, (IMSC Chennai, India) Sven Schewe, 
(University of Liverpool, UK) Natasha Sharygina, (University of Lugano, Switzerland) Marielle 
Stoelinga, (University of Twente, Netherlands) Enrico Tronci, (Universita' di Roma "La Sapienza", 
Italy) Helmut Veith, (TU Vienna, Austria) Tiziano Villa, (Universita' di Verona, Italy) Mahesh 
Viswanathan, (University of Illinois, USA)

Mikolaj Bojanczyk (University of Warsaw,  POLAND) Javier Esparza (University of Munich, GERMANY) 
Angelo Montanari (University of Udine, ITALY) Margherita Napoli (University of Salerno, ITALY) 
Mimmo Parente (University of Salerno, ITALY) Wolfgang Thomas (RWTH Aachen University, GERMANY) 
Wieslaw Zielonka  (University of Paris7, FRANCE)

Stefano Crespi Reghizzi (University of Milan, ITALY) Jozef Gruska (Masaryk University, CZECH 
REPUBLIK) Oscar H. Ibarra (University of California, USA) Andrea Maggiolo-Schettini (University 
of Pisa, ITALY)

Please visit the conference website ( for more information.