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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Philosophy and Mathematics of Uncertainty and Vagueness, 6-15 Aug 2012, Sao Paulo, BRAZIL- EXTENDED DEADLINE

http://www.cle.unicamp.br/principal/pmuv/#!

This event will be held from August 6th to August 9th at the Centre for Logic, Epistemology 
and the History of Science, CLE, State University of Campinas ?UNICAMP within the scope of the 
international project MaToMUVI - Mathematical Tools for the Management of Uncertain and Vague 
Information.

MaToMUVI  is a research project involving 13 Universities in Argentina, Brazil, Italy and Spain 
funded by Marie Curie International Research Staff Exchange Scheme (IRSES) 2009 project and 
co-funded by the European Commission within "Marie Curie" actions of the Seventh Framework Programme


Research topics areas include:

- Semantics for Uncertain and Vague Reasoning
 (including fuzzy, paraconsistent, etc.);

- Logics and Mathematics of Uncertainty and Vagueness;

- Philosophy of Inexactness

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SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Walter CARNIELLI (coordinator) - State University of Campinas (Brazil) Sergio CELANI - National 
University of Central Buenos Aires (Argentina) Roberto CIGNOLI - CONICET (Argentina) Marcelo 
CONIGLIO - State University of Campinas (Brazil) Llus GODO - IIIA-CSIC (Spain) Franco MONTAGNA - 
University of Siena (Italy) Daniele MUNDICI - University of Florence (Italy) Luca SPADA - 
University of Salerno (Italy) 

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ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Walter CARNIELLI (coordinator) - State University of Campinas Marcelo CONIGLIO - State University 
of Campinas Fabio BERTATO - State University of Campinas Juliana BUENO-SOLER - Federal University 
of ABC Rodolfo ERTOLA BIRABEN - State University of Campinas


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Schedule:
From August 6th to August 9th:
Tutorials and mini-courses (for students and young researchers)

1 - PROBABILISTIC SATISFIABILITY
Glauber de Bona and Marcelo Finger

2 - POSSIBLE-TRANSLATIONS SEMANTICS AS A TOOL FOR UNCERTAINTY Walter Carnielli

3 - NEW PERSPECTIVES ON POSSIBLE-TRANSLATIONS SEMANTICS Hugo Mariano

4 - TOPICS IN PARACONSISTENCY
Marcelo Coniglio
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Main talks/Conferences:
Starting August 10th (Friday), and from August 13th to 15th (Monday to Wednesday)

Social Activities
August 11th and 12th: Saturday/Sunday

Period of staying for European and Argentinian researchers:
From August 05th to September 05th (about 1 month)

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For any information concerning registration, accommodation, etc.
please refer to:
http://www.cle.unicamp.br/principal/pmuv/#!


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Prof. Dr. Walter Carnielli
Director
Centre for Logic, Epistemology and the History of Science ? CLE State University of Campinas 
UNICAMP
13083-859 Campinas -SP, Brazil
Phone: (+55) (19) 3521-6517
Fax: (+55) (19) 3289-3269
Institutional e-mail: walter.carnielli@cle.unicamp.br
Website: http://www.cle.unicamp.br/prof/carnielli