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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: Correctness by Construction, 24-27 Mar 2014, Genova, ITALY

Correctness by Construction (CORCON) is an FP7 EU-funded project under
    the Marie Curie IRSES scheme. This kick-off workshop of CORCON aims at
    bringing together the participants of the project and those researchers
    who are interested in the themes of the project. The workshop is further
    promoted by AILA (Associazione Italiana di Logica e sue Applicazioni)
    and by the research project Logical Methods of Information Management.

 Themes of the Project (non-exclusive)

       Proof Theory, Type Theory and Constructive Set Theory
       Constructive Topology and Analysis
       Homotopy Type Theory
       Categorical Logic
       Programming Languages for Correct by Construction Programming
       Correct by Construction Programs over Continuous Data
       Correct by Construction Programs with Limited Resources

 Keynote Speakers (preliminary list)

       Marco Benini (University of Insubria)
       Hannes Diener (University of Siegen/University of Canterbury)
       Neil Ghani (University of Strathclyde)
       Hajime Ishihara (JAIST, Japan)
       Gyesik Lee (HNU, Korea)
       Maria Emilia Maietti (University of Padua)
       Eugenio Moggi (University of Genoa)
       Mizuhito Ogawa (JAIST, Japan)
       Erik Palmgren (Stockholm University)
       John Stell (University of Leeds)
       Michael Rathjen (University of Leeds)
       Giuseppe Rosolini (University of Genoa)
       Giovanni Sambin (University of Padua)
       Helmut Schwichtenberg (University of Munich)
       Monika Seisenberger (Swansea University)
       Dieter Spreen (University of Siegen)
       Satoshi Tojo (JAIST, Japan)
       Hideki Tsuiki (Kyoto University)

 Contributed Talks

       Abstracts in PDF, at most one page including references, can only be 
submitted via:


       In addition to contributions from members of the project sites, there will
       also be room for a few contributions by people from outside the project.

 Important Deadlines

      13 February 2014  Abstracts of Contributed Papers
      20 February 2014  Notification of Acceptance
      27 February 2014  Early Registration: Reduced Fee
      13 March 2014     Registration Closed

    More details, including information about registration, travel and
    accommodation, are or will be available on the project web page: