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AISB event Bulletin Item

2nd CALL FOR PAPERS: Practical Aspects of Automated Reasoning, June 2012, Manchester (U.K.)

PAAR-2012 - IJCAR'12 Workshop on Practical Aspects of Automated Reasoning

   The third Workshop on Practical Aspects of Automated Reasoning
   will be held in June 2012 in Manchester, UK. PAAR will be
   associated with the 6th International Joint Conference on
   Automated Reasoning (IJCAR-2012), which is held as part of the
   Alan Turing Year 2012, just after The Alan Turing Centenary

   PAAR provides a forum for developers of automated reasoning
   tools to discuss and compare different implementation techniques,
   and for users to discuss and communicate their applications and
   requirements. The workshop will bring together different groups
   to concentrate on practical aspects of the implementation and
   application of automated reasoning tools. It will allow
   researchers to present their work in progress, and to discuss new
   implementation techniques and applications.

   Topics include but are not limited to:
     o automated reasoning in propositional, first-order,
       higher-order and non-classical logics;
     o implementation of provers (SAT, SMT, resolution, tableau,
       instantiation-based, rewriting, logical frameworks, etc);
     o automated reasoning tools for all kinds of practical
       problems and applications;
     o pragmatics of automated reasoning within proof assistants;
     o practical experiences, usability aspects, feasibility
     o evaluation of implementation techniques and automated
       reasoning tools;
     o performance aspects, benchmarking approaches;
     o non-standard approaches to automated reasoning,
       non-standard forms of automated reasoning, new
     o implementation techniques, optimisation techniques,
       strategies and heuristics, fairness;
     o support tools for prover development;
     o system descriptions and demos.

   We are particularly interested in contributions that help the
   community to understand how to build useful reasoning systems
   in practice, and how to apply existing systems to real

   Researchers interested in participating are invited to submit a
   short abstract of up to 10 pages via EasyChair. Submissions will
   be refereed by the program committee, which will select a
   balanced program of high-quality contributions.

   Submissions should be in standard-conforming PDF.

   To submit a paper, go to the EasyChair PAAR page

   and follow the instructions there.

   Final versions should be prepared in LaTeX using the
   easychair.cls class file obtainable from Proceedings will be
   published as CEUR Workshop Proceedings and will be available in
   print at the event.

   If quality and quantity of the subissions warrants this, we
   plan to produce a special issue of a recognized journal on the
   topic of the workshop.

   16 Apr 2012  Submission of abstracts (anywhere on the planet)
    7 May 2012  Notification
   28 May 2012  Camera ready versions due
   30 Jun 2012  Workshop

   Clark Barrett, New York University, USA
   Peter Baumgartner, NICTA, Canberra, Australia
   Christoph Benzmuller, FU Berlin, Germany
   Jasmin Blanchette, TU Munchen, Germany
   Chad Brown, Universitat des Saarlandes, Saarbrucken, Germany
   Koen Claessen, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
   Pascal Fontaine (co-chair), INRIA & University of Nancy, France
   Martin Giese, University of Oslo, Norway
   Alberto Griggio, FBK, Trento, Italy
   John Harrison, Intel, USA
   Yevgeny Kazakov, University of Oxford, UK
   Konstantin Korovin, The University of Manchester, UK
   Daniel Le Berre, Universite d'Artois, Lens, France
   Hans de Nivelle, University of Wroclaw, Poland
   Alberto Oliveras, Technical University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
   Nicola Olivetti, LSIS & Universite Paul Cezanne, Marseille, France
   Jens Otten, University of Potsdam, Germany
   Jeff Pan, The University of Aberdeen, UK
   Larry Paulson, University of Cambridge, UK
   Adam Pease, Articulate Software, Angwin, USA
   Nicolas Peltier, CNRS & IMAG, Grenoble, France
   Ruzica Piskac, Max-Planck-Institut for Software Systems, Saarbrucken, Germany
   Stefan Schlobach, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
   Renate Schmidt (co-chair), The University of Manchester, UK
   Stephan Schulz (co-chair), TU Munchen, Germany
   Geoff Sutcliffe, University of Miami, USA
   Laurent Thery, INRIA, Sophia Antipolis, France
   Dmitry Tishkovsky, The University of Manchester, UK
   Christoph Weidenbach, Max-Planck-Institut fur Informatik, Saarbrucken, Germany
   Florian Widmann, Imperial College, London, UK
   Christoph Winterstiger, Microsoft Research, Cambridge, UK

   Pascal Fontaine, INRIA & University of Nancy
   Renate Schmidt, The University of Manchester
   Stephan Schulz, TU Muenchen