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AISB event Bulletin Item

FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS: Workshop on Quantification, 18 Jul 2014, Vienna, AUSTRIA - EXTENDED DEADLINE

http://vsl2014.at/quantify

FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

             QUANTIFY 2014
                --------
        1st International Workshop
            on Quantification

      Vienna, Austria, July 18, 2014
        http://vsl2014.at/quantify


    Affiliated to and co-located with:

               IJCAR 2014
    Vienna, Austria, July 19-22, 2014
      http://cs.nyu.edu/ijcar2014/

       Vienna Summer of Logic 2014
           http://vsl2014.at/
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Quantifiers play an important role in language extensions of many logics. The
use of quantifiers often allows for a more succinct encoding than would be
possible without quantifiers. However, the introduction of quantifiers affects
the complexity of the extended formalism in general. Moreover, theoretical
results established for the quantifier-free formalism typically cannot be
directly transferred to the quantified case. Further, techniques successfully
implemented in reasoning tools for quantifier-free formulas cannot directly be
lifted to a quantified version.

The goal of the 1st International Workshop on Quantification (QUANTIFY 2014)
is to bring together researchers who investigate the impact of quantification
from a theoretical as well as from a practical point of view. Quantification
is a topic in different research areas such as in SAT in terms of QBF, in CSP
in terms of QCSP, in SMT, etc. This workshop has the aim to provide an
interdisciplinary forum where researchers of various fields may exchange their
experiences.

===============
IMPORTANT DATES
===============

Please follow the workshop website at http://vsl2014.at/quantify for any 
updates.

April 25 2014: paper submission [EXTENDED]
May    7 2014: notification of acceptance
July  18 2014: workshop

==================
TOPICS OF INTEREST
==================

The workshop is concerned with all theoretical and practical aspects of
quantification in logics such as QBF, QCSP, SMT, and theorem proving.  The
topics of interest include (but are not limited to):

- Complexity results

- Encodings with and without quantification and comparisons thereof

- Applications of quantification

- Implementations of reasoning tools

- Case studies and experimental results

- Intersections between the different research communities working working on
  quantification

- Surveys of state-of-the-art approaches to handling quantification

=================
PAPER SUBMISSIONS
=================

Submissions will be managed via Easychair:

https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=quantify2014

Submitted papers should be formatted in either LNCS format or a standard LaTeX
article format (paper size A4, font size 11pt).

We solicit two types of submissions:

1. Talk abstracts (maximum two pages, excluding references) describing already
published results.

2. Full papers (maximum 14 pages, excluding references) on novel, unpublished
work.

The talk abstracts of category 1 should include a relevant bibliography of
related work and an outline of the planned talk. For this category, we
explicitly advocate talks which survey results already published, maybe in
multiple articles or presentations capturing the commonalities and differences
of various quantification approaches (perhaps even interdisciplinary).

Please see the workshop website for further submission guidelines:

http://vsl2014.at/quantify

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WORKSHOP ORGANIZERS
===================

Hubie Chen
Universidad del Pas Vasco and Ikerbasque, Donostia-San Sebastin, Spain

Florian Lonsing
Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Martina Seidl
Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria

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PROGRAM COMMITTEE
=================

Albert Atserias (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya)
Nikolaj Bjorner (Microsoft Research)
Mikolas Janota (INESC-ID Lisboa)
Hans Kleine Bning (University of Paderborn)
Konstantin Korovin (Manchester University)
Laura Kovacs (Chalmers University of Technology)
Francesco Scarcello (DIMES, University of Calabria)
Christoph M. Wintersteiger (Microsoft Research)