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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR INFORMAL PRESENTATIONS: Computability and Complexity in Analysis, 8-10 July 2013, Nancy, FRANCE

(CCA 2013)

Invited Speakers

    * Ulrich Berger (Swansea, UK)
    * Takayuki Kihara (JAIST, Japan)
    * Cristbal Rojas (Santiago, Chile)
    * Daniel Roy (Cambridge, UK)
    * Martin Ziegler (Darmstadt, Germany)

Scientific Program Committee

    * Andrej Bauer (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
    * Arno Pauly (Cambridge, UK)
    * Hannes Diener (Siegen, Germany)
    * Cameron Freer (MIT, USA)
    * Laurent Bienvenu (Paris, France)
    * Akitoshi Kawamura (Tokyo, Japan)
    * Ker-I Ko, co-chair (Stony Brook, USA)
    * Matthias Schrder (Vienna, Austria)
    * Robert Rettinger (Hagen, Germany)
    * Ning Zhong, co-chair (Cincinnati, USA)

Organizing Committee

    * Anne-Lise Charbonnier (Nancy, France)
    * Hugo Fre (Nancy, France)
    * Emmanuel Hainry (Nancy, France)
    * Mathieu Hoyrup, chair (Nancy, France)
    * Emmanuel Jeandel (Nancy, France)
    * Romain Pchoux (Nancy, France)


Authors are invited to submit a PDF abstract (typically
1-2 pages) as "informal presentation" via the following web page:

No full papers will be required and informal presentations
can be based on ongoing research.


Submission deadline for informal presentations: May 20, 2013
Registration deadline: May 20, 2013

Conference Web Page