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AISB event Bulletin Item

1st CALL FOR PAPERS: Logical Foundations of Computer Science, 6-8 Jan 2013, San Diego CA (U.S.A.)


LFCS 2013

The LFCS series provides an outlet for the fast-growing body of work in the logical foundations of 
computer science, e.g., areas of fundamental theoretical logic related to computer science. The 
LFCS series began with Logic at Botik, Pereslavl-Zalessky, 1989, and was co-organized by Albert R. 
Meyer (MIT) and Michael Taitslin (Tver), after which organization passed to Anil Nerode.

LFCS Steering Committee: Anil Nerode - General Chair, Stephen Cook, Dirk van Dalen, Yuri 
Matiyasevich, J. Alan Robinson, Gerald Sacks, Dana Scott.

LFCS Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: constructive mathematics and type theory; 
logic, automata and automatic structures; computability and randomness; logical foundations of 
programming; logical aspects of computational complexity; logic programming and constraints; 
automated deduction and interactive theorem proving; logical methods in protocol and program 
verification; logical methods in program specification and extraction; domain theory logic; 
logical foundations of database theory; equational logic and term rewriting; lambda and combinatory
calculi; categorical logic and topological semantics; linear logic; epistemic and temporal logics;  
intelligent and multiple agent system logics; logics of proof and justification; nonmonotonic 
reasoning; logic in game theory and social software; logic of hybrid systems; distributed system 
logics; mathematical fuzzy logic; system design logics; other logics in computer science.

LFCS'13 Program Committee: Sergei Artemov (New York) - PC Chair; Steve Awodey (CMU); Alexandru 
Baltag (Oxford); Andreas Blass (Ann Arbor); Samuel Buss (San Diego); Walter Dean (Warwick); Rod 
Downey (Wellington, NZ); Ruy de Queiroz (Recife, Brasil); Antonio Montalban (Chicago); Rosalie 
Iemhoff (Ultrecht); Bakhadyr Khoussainov (Auckland, NZ); Roman Kuznets (Bern); Lawrence Moss 
(Bloomington, IN); Robert Lubarsky (Florida Atlantic University); Victor Marek (Lexington, KY); 
Franco Montagna (Siena); Anil Nerode (Cornell) - General LFCS Chair; Mati Pentus (Moscow); Jeffrey 
Remmel (San Diego); Bryan Renne (Amsterdam); Philip Scott (Ottawa); Alex Simpson (Edinburgh); 
Sonja Smets (Groningen); Michael Rathjen (Leeds); Alasdair Urquhart (Toronto); Michael 
Zakharyashchev (London).

LFCS'13 Local Organizing Committee: Jeff Remmel (Chair), Samuel Buss, Victor Marek.

Submission details. Proceedings will be published in the LNCS series.  There will be a 
post-conference volume of selected works published in the Annals of Pure and Applied Logic. 
Submissions should be made electronically via http://www.easychair.org/LFCS13/. Submitted papers 
must be in pdf/12pt format and of no more than 15 pages, present work not previously published, 
and must not be submitted concurrently to another conference with refereed proceedings. 
LFCS has established the best student paper award and named it after John Barkley Rosser Sr. 
(1907--1989), a prominent American logician with fundamental contributions in both Mathematics 
and Computer Science.

Important Dates:
Submissions deadline (firm): September 10, 2012;
Notification: October 5, 2012;
Final papers for proceedings: October 15, 2012; Symposium dates: January 6 - 8, 2013.