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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: 5th Workshop on Philosophy of Information, 27-28 Mar 2013, Hatfield (U.K.),

University of Hertfordshire

This is a reminder that submissions are invited for the Fifth Workshop on 
the Philosophy of Information, which will take place at the University of 
Hertfordshire, 27th-28th March 2013.

The topic this year will be the intersections between qualitative and 
quantitative views of information. Papers dealing with other aspects of 
the philosophy of information are also welcome.

There is no registration fee, and no fee for refreshments, lunches, and 
the workshop dinner. Bursaries that will cover the participation expenses 
will be awarded on the basis of need and scientific merit.

Please send abstracts of approximately 1000 words to Mrs Penny Driscoll, 
, no later than the 1st of February 2013.

A selection of the best papers will be submitted for publication in Topoi 
( Papers from the 4th 
workshop are forthcoming in Minds and Machines.

The Workshop is organised by the UNESCO Chair in Information and Computer 
Ethics,, in collaboration with the 
AHRC project ?Understanding Information Quality Standards and their 
Challenges? (2011-2013)

For more information about format and previous participants, see previous 
workshops in the series: