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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Third International Symposium on Games, Automata, Logics, and Formal Verification, Sep 6th-8th, 2012, Napoli, ITALY

http://www.gandalf.unina.it

OBJECTIVES
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. 
Authors have been invited to submit original research or tool papers on any relevant topic in the 
following areas:

LIST OF TOPICS
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
Biology)
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

PROGRAMME

Programme of GandALF 2012 consists of 19 contributed talks (for the list of accepted papers, 
please have a look at http://www.gandalf.unina.it//accepted.php) 
that have been selected by the programme committee on the basis of submitted papers. For the 
detailed program of GandALF 2010, please have a look at

           http://www.gandalf.unina.it//program.php

REGISTRATION

GandALF 2012 has two registration periods (early and normal).
Early registration applies up to August 9th, 2012. On site registration fee can be paid only in 
cash. Since September is considered high season in Napoli, we suggest to book your hotel as soon 
as possible.

Registration fee:
Full: 300 euro (early registration) - 350 euro (normal registration)


CO-LOCATED EVENT
GAMES 2012, Annual Workshop of the ESF Networking Programme on Games for Design and Verification 
(http://www.games.unina.it/).


INVITED SPEAKERS
Alberto Policriti (University of Udine, Italy).
Moreover, we have the following three joint invited speakers with the co-located GAMES meeting:
- Joseph Halpern, Cornell University, USA
- Damian Niwinski, Warsaw University, Poland
- Jean-Franois Raskin, Universit Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

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


PROGRAM COMMITTEE
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)


STEERING COMMITTEE
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)


ADVISORY BOARD
Stefano Crespi Reghizzi (University of Milan, ITALY) Jozef Gruska (Masaryk University, CZECH 
REPUBLIK)