Computerised Minds. ...

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AISB Convention 2016

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Connection Science

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Al-Rifaie on BBC

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AISB YouTube Channel

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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Workshop on Computability Theory, 3-4 Jul 2014, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC

A Workshop on Computability Theory will be held in Prague on July 3 and
July 4, 2014.  The workshop will take place in the week between  the end
of  the conference Computability in Europe 2014 Language, Life and Limits
in Budapest  and the start of the Vienna Summer of Logic.

Accepted speakers include:

    Vasco Bratka, Munich
    Barbara Csima, Waterloo
    Ekaterina Fokina, Vienna
    Noam Greenberg, Wellington
    Ian Herbert, Singapore
    Mushfeq Khan, Madison
    Ludovic Patey, Paris
    Alexandra Soskova, Sofia
    Stefan Vatev, Sofia
    Linda Westrick, Berkeley

More information about the workshop can be found here:

This will be the seventh in the Workshops on Computability Theory (WCT)
Series. The WCT series was initiated by a two day meeting in Sofia,
Bulgaria in 2009, associated to the Logic Colloquium. There were workshops
adjunct to the Computability in Europe 2010 meeting in Ponta Delgada,
Portugal and the Logic Colloquium 2010 in Paris. The fourth workshop took
place in San Francisco before the 2011 ASL Annual Meeting. The fifth
meeting was held in Barcelona between the Logic Colloquium and the CRM
Infinity Conference. The sixth meeting was held in conjunction with the
Isaac Newton Institute Workshop 'The Incomputable'.   More information
about these events can be found at:

For more information, you can contact any of the organizers:
    Damir Dzhfarov, Connecticut
    Antonin Kucera, Prague
    Andy Lewis-Pye, LSE
    Mariya Soskova, Berkeley