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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: 22nd International Conference on Automated Reasoning with Analytic Tableaux and Related Methods, Sep 16-19, 2013, Nancy, FRANCE

TABLEAUX 2013 - Co-located with FroCoS 2013

NOTE: Early registration is until July 31.
For online registration, visit

Please note the reduced fees for the joint registration TABLEAUX + FroCoS.


The 22nd International Conference on Automated Reasoning with Analytic
Tableaux and Related Methods will be held in Nancy, France, in
September 16-19, 2013.

The conference intends to bring together researchers interested in all
aspects - theoretical foundations, implementation techniques, system
developments and applications - of the mechanization of reasoning with
tableaux and related methods.


The conference features 3 invited talks, 20 contributed papers, and
also 2 tutorials and 2 affiliated workshops. The full programme will
be available soon at the conference website.


- Stephane Demri, New York University, USA  & LSV, CNRS, France

Title: Counter Systems: The Quest for Pushing the Decidability
        Borders (joint invited talk with FroCoS 2013)

- Sara Negri, University of Helsinki, Finland

Title: On the duality of proofs and countermodels in labelled
        sequent calculi

- Tobias Nipkow, Technische Universitt Mnchen, Germany

Title: A Brief Survey of Verified Decision Procedures for
        Equivalence of Regular Expressions


TABLEAUX 2013 will be co-located with the 9th International Symposium
on Frontiers of Combining (FroCoS 2013) held 18-20 September 2013.
Participation in the FroCoS sessions is open to TABLEAUX participants
on the overlapping days. There is also an attractive option for joint
registration to both TABLEAUX and FroCoS..


31 Jul 2013     Early registration deadline
16-19 Sep 2013  TABLEAUX Conference
18-20 Sep 2013  FroCoS Conference


For online registration, please visit:

The early registration deadline is July 31. Please refer to the
conference website for registration, accommodation and travel

We look forward to seeing you in Nancy.

Didier Galmiche, LORIA - Lorraine University, Nancy, France
Dominique Larchey-Wendling, LORIA - CNRS, Nancy, France