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AISB event Bulletin Item

SECOND 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.

Conference page:

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 2013 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, Brazil); 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 2013 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

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.

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