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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: Coalgebraic Methods in Computer Science, 5-6 Apr 2014, Grenoble, FRANCE



Objectives and scope
Established in 1998, the CMCS workshops aim to bring together researchers
with a common interest in the theory of coalgebras, their logics, and their
applications. As the workshop series strives to maintain breadth in its scope,
areas of interest include neighbouring fields as well. Topics of interest
include, but are not limited to, the following:

- The theory of coalgebras (including set theoretic and categorical
- Coalgebras as computational and semantical models (for
    programming languages, dynamical systems, term rewriting, etc.)
- Coalgebras in (functional, object-oriented, concurrent, and constraint)
- Model checking, theorem proving and deductive verification
    using coalgebraic techniques
- Coalgebraic data types, type systems and
    behavioural typing
- Proof principles and (coinductive) definitions for
    coalgebras (e.g. with bisimulations or invariants)
- Coalgebras and algebras
- Coalgebraic specification and verification
- Coalgebras and (modal) logic
- Coalgebra and control theory (notably of discrete event
    and hybrid systems)
- Coalgebra in quantum computing
-  Coalgebra and game theory
- Tools exploiting colgebraic techniques

Venue and event
CMCS??14 will be held in Grenoble, France, co-located with ETAPS 2014 on
5 - 6 April 2014.

Important dates
Abstract regular papers           6 January 2014
Submission regular papers        10 January 2014 (strict)
Notification regular papers     14 February 2014
Camera-ready copy               21 February 2014
Submission short contributions   23 February 2014 (strict)
Notification short contributions  9 March 2014

Invited speakers
Ichiro Hasuo, University of Tokyo, JP
Marina Lenisa, University of Udine, IT

Programme committee
Andreas Abel, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, DE
Davide Ancona, University of Genova, IT
Adriana Balan, University Politehnica of Bucharest, RO
Marta Bilkova, Charles University, CZ
Filippo Bonchi, LIP ENS-Lyon, FR
Marcello Bonsangue (chair), Leiden University, NL
Joerg Endrullis, Free University of Amsterdam, NL
Remy Haemmerle, University Politecnica de Madrid, SP
Bart Jacobs, Radboud University Nijmegen, NL???
Dexter Kozen, Cornell University, US
Bartek Klin, University of Warsaw, PL
Pierre Lescanne, ENS Lyon, FR
Stefan Milius, University of Erlangen-Nurenberg, DE
Rob Myers, Technical University of Braunschweig, DE
Dirk Pattinson, Australian National University, AU
Daniela Petrisan, University of Leicester, UK
Grigore Rosu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US
Katsuhiko Sano, JAIST, Nomi, JP
Monika Seisenberger, Swansea University, UK
Ana Sokolova, University of Salzburg, AT

Publicity chair
Alexandra Silva, Radboud University Nijmegen, NL

PC chair
Marcello Bonsangue, Leiden University, NL

Steering committee
Jiri Adamek, Technical University of Braunschweig, DE
Marcello Bonsangue, Leiden University, NL
Corina Cirstea, University of Southampton, UK
H. Peter Gumm (chair), University of Marburg, DE
Bart Jacobs, Radboud University Nijmegen, NL
Alexander Kurz, University of Leicester, UK
Marina Lenisa, University of Udine, IT
Ugo Montanari, University of Pisa, IT
Larry Moss, Indiana University, US
Dirk Pattinson, Australian National University, AU
John Power, University of Bath, UK
Horst Reichel, Technical University of Dresden, DE
Jan Rutten, CWI and Radboud University Nijmegen, NL
Lutz Schroeder, University of Erlangen-Nurenberg, DE

Submission guidelines
We solicit two types of contributions: regular papers and short contributions.
Regular papers must be original, unpublished, and not submitted for
publication elsewhere. They should not exceed 20 pages in length in Springer
LNCS style. Short contributions may describe work in progress, or summarise
work submitted to a conference or workshop elsewhere. They should be no more
than two pages. Regular papers and short contributions should be submitted
electronically as a PDF file via the Easychair system at


The proceedings of CMCS 2014 will include all accepted regular papers and
will be published post-conference as a Springer volume in the IFIP-LNCS
series. Accepted short contributions will be bundled in a technical report.