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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Games, Interaction, Reasoning, Learning & Semantics, 28-30 April 2014, Lund, SWEDEN


*Call for Abstracts for the 3rd Lund Conference on *

 *Games, Interaction, Reasoning, Learning & Semantics  *
 Evolution and Cooperation
 *Lund, Department of Philosophy and Cognitive Science,*

 *April 28-30, 2014 **Sponsored by the Lund Research Group on Information
 and Information Quality (LU-IQ)*

 The 3rd Lund Conference on *Games, Interaction, Reasoning, Learning and
 Semantics* (G.I.R.L.S.14@LUND) welcomes submissions from researchers in
 philosophy, cognitive science, economics & linguistics, using agent based
 models with bounded rationality, models of evolutionary dynamics, and other
 naturalistic approaches. The primary conference aims are to foster
 cooperation between these groups and help establish common ground.

 G.I.R.L.S. 14@LUND will be themed around *Evolution and Cooperation*.

 *Invited speakers *(pending):

 *Anna Dreber Almenberg* (Department of Economics, Stockholm Schools of
 Economics, Sweden) https://sites.google.com/site/annadreber/
 *Agneta Gulz* (Lund University Cognitive Science, University of Lund,
 Sweden) http://www.fil.lu.se/person/AgnetaGulz
 *Jason McKenzie Alexander* (Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific
 Method, London School of Economics, UK)
 *Friederike Mengel* (Department of Economics, University of Essex, UK)

 We welcome submissions that bear upon one or several of the following

     - Models of social learning and cooperative learning.
     - Models of signaling, cooperation, and reciprocal altruism (in both
     human and non-human animals).
     - Empirical results on human and non-human cooperation, learning and
     - Applications of agent-based models of cultural evolution.
     - Theoretical foundations of multi-agent models with bounded rationality.
     -  Algorithmic, evolutionary game-theoretic, and algorithmic
     game-theoretic models of strategic agents in cooperative setting.
     - Empirical results concerning agent strategies in game-like settings.

 *Submission format*
 An *anonymous short abstract of 250-500 words* (exclusive bibliography) to
 be submitted in pdf format through our EasyChair account (link below) on
 *February** 7th, 2014*, prepared for anonymous peer-review. Authors will be
 notified of decision  by *March 15th, 2014* at the latest.

 Abstracts can be submitted to be considered as a *talk *or as a *poster*.
 Abstracts which are not offered a talk will automatically be considered for
 a poster slot.

 To accommodate the varying publishing conventions in disciplines among
 authors submitting to  G.I.R.L.S., authors will have the option to provide
 either an *extended abstract* (2-to-4 pages, including bibliography)
 or a *short
 paper* (6-to-8  pages, exclusive bibliography) for inclusion in the
 electronic proceedings of the conference no later than *April, 10th, 2014*.

 Short abstracts should include the following information:

     - For *theoretical papers*: Clearly state the main result, indicate the
     method & assumptions.
     - For *empirical papers*: Briefly state the method & results, and
     indicate their significance.
     - For *simulation-based papers*: Briefly describe simulation
     environment, boundary conditions & assumptions; state the main results &
     their significance.

 *Important datesFebruary 7th, 2014:* Submission deadline (250-500 words
 abstract) on  https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=girls14
 *March 15th, 2014:* Notification to authors.
 *April 10th, 2014: *Submission of extended abstracts or short papers.

 *Conference website*: http://girls.loriweb.org/

 *Organizing committee:*
   *Emmanuel Genot* (Department of Philosophy, University of Lund)
 *Justine Jacot* (Department of Philosophy, University of Lund)
 *Erik Mohlin* (Nuffield College and Department of Economics, University of
 *Cailin O'Connor* (Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science, UC Irvine)
 *Philip Prnamets* (Department of Cognitive Science, University of Lund)

 *For any questions, send an email at this address:* justine.jacot@fil.lu.se

G.I.R.L.S.'14 website: http://girls.loriweb.org/