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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: Logic, Language, Information and Computation, 20-23 Aug 2013, Darmstadt, GERMANY

WoLLIC 2013

Scientific Sponsorship
Interest Group in Pure and Applied Logics (IGPL)
The Association for Logic, Language and Information 
Association for Symbolic Logic (ASL)
European Association for Theoretical Computer Science 
European Association for Computer Science Logic (EACSL)
Sociedade Brasileira de Computao (SBC)
Sociedade Brasileira de Lgica (SBL)


Mathematik, Technische Universitt 
Darmstadt, Germany
Centro de Informtica, 
Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil

Financial Support
Deutsche Vereinigung fr Mathematische Logik und fr Grundlagenforschung der 
Exakten Wissenschaften (DVMLG)

Call for Papers

WoLLIC is an annual international forum on 
inter-disciplinary research involving formal logic, computing and programming 
theory, and natural language and reasoning. Each meeting includes invited talks 
and tutorials as well as contributed papers. The twentieth WoLLIC will be held 
at the Technische Universitt Darmstadt, Germany, from August 20th to 23rd, 
2013. It is sponsored by the Association for 
Symbolic Logic (ASL), the Interest Group in Pure 
and Applied Logics (IGPL), the The Association for 
Logic, Language and Information (FoLLI), 
theEuropean Association for 
Theoretical Computer Science (EATCS), the European 
Association for Computer Science Logic (EACSL), the 
Sociedade Brasileira de Computao (SBC), and the 
Sociedade Brasileira de Lgica (SBL).

Paper submission
Contributions are invited on all pertinent subjects, with particular interest 
in cross-disciplinary topics. Typical but not exclusive areas of interest are: 
foundations of computing and programming; novel computation models and 
paradigms; broad notions of proof and belief; formal methods in software and 
hardware development; logical approach to natural language and reasoning; 
logics of programs, actions and resources; foundational aspects of information 
organization, search, flow, sharing, and protection. Proposed contributions 
should be in English, and consist of a scholarly exposition accessible to the 
non-specialist, including motivation, background, and comparison with related 
works. They must not exceed 10 pages (in font 10 or higher), with up to 5 
additional pages for references and technical appendices. The paper's main 
results must not be published or submitted for publication in refereed venues, 
including journals and other scientific meetings. It is expected that each 
accepted paper be presented at the meeting by one of its authors. Papers must 
be submitted electronically at the WoLLIC 2012 EasyChair website. (Please go to 
for instructions.) A title and single-paragraph abstract should be submitted by 
March 25th, and the full paper by March 29th (firm date). Notifications are 
expected by May 3rd, and final papers for the proceedings will be due by May 
15th (firm date).

The proceedings of WoLLIC 2013, including both invited and contributed papers, 
will be published in advance of the meeting as a volume in Springer's 
LNCS series. In addition, abstracts will be 
published in the Conference Report section of the Logic Journal of the IGPL, 
and selected contributions will be published as a special post-conference 
WoLLIC 2013 issue of a scientific journal (to be confirmed).

Invited Speakers
    * Natasha Alechina (University of 
    * Steve Awodey (Carnegie Mellon 
    * Mikolaj Bojanczyk (Warsaw University)
    * Wim 
Martens (Universitt Bayreuth)
    * Catuscia Palamidessi (INRIA 
Saclay and LIX)
    * Thomas Schwentick 
(TU Dortmund)

Student Grants
ASL sponsorship of WoLLIC 2013 will permit ASL student members to apply for a 
modest travel grant (deadline: May 1st, 2013). See 
for details.

Important Dates
    * March 25th, 2013: Paper title and abstract deadline
    * March 29th, 2013: Full paper deadline
    * May 3rd, 2013: Author notification
    * May 15th, 2013: Final version deadline (firm)

Programme Committee
    * Albert Atserias (UPC Barcelona)
Baltag (Univ Amsterdam)
    * Stephanie Delaune (ENS, CNRS)
    * Amy Felty (Univ Ottawa)
    * Santiago Figueira (Univ Buenos Aires)
    * Amelie Gheerbrant (Univ 
    * Radha Jagadeesan (DePaul Univ)
    * Delia Kesner (Univ 
    * Benoit Larose (Concordia 
    * Leonid Libkin (Univ Edinburgh - 
    * Fenrong Liu (Tsinghua Univ)
    * Jerzy Marcinkowski (Wroclaw Univ)
    * Peter O'Hearn (UCL)
    * Jol Ouaknine (Oxford Univ)
    * Gerald Penn (Univ Toronto)
    * Gabriele Puppis (CNRS/LaBRI - Univ 
    * R. Ramanujam (The Institute of Mathematical 
    * Peter Selinger (Dalhousie Univ)
    * Szymon Torunczyk (Warsaw Univ)
    * Anna Zamansky (TU Wien)

Steering Committee
    * Samson Abramksy, Johan van Benthem, Anuj Dawar, Joe Halpern, Wilfrid 
Hodges, Daniel Leivant, Angus Macintyre, Grigori Mints, Luke Ong, Hiroakira 
Ono, Ruy de Queiroz.

Organising Committee
    * Ulrich Kohlenbach (Tech U Darmstadt) (Local 
    * Anjolina G. de Oliveira (U Fed Pernambuco)
    * Martin Otto (Tech U 
    * Ruy de Queiroz (U Fed Pernambuco) (co-chair)
    * Thomas Streicher (Tech 
U Darmstadt)
    * Martin Ziegler (Tech U 

Further information
Contact one of the Co-Chairs of the Organising Committee.

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