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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: 21st Workshop on Logic, Language, Information and Computation Sep 1st-4th, 2014 Valparaiso, CHILE

http://wollic.org/wollic2014/

(Co-located with ISR 2014 - 7th International School on Rewriting )

SCIENTIFIC SPONSORSHIP
Interest Group in Pure and Applied Logics (IGPL)
The Association for Logic, Language and Information (FoLLI)
Association for Symbolic Logic (ASL)
European Association for Theoretical Computer Science (EATCS)
European Association for Computer Science Logic (EACSL)
Sociedade Brasileira de Computao (SBC)
Sociedade Brasileira de Lgica (SBL)

ORGANISATION
Department of Computer Science, Universidad de Chile, Chile
Department of Computer Science, Pontificia Universidad Catlica de Chile,
Chile
Centro de Informtica, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil

HOSTED BY
Department of Informatics, Universidad Tcnica Federico Santa Mara, Chile

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
WoLLIC is an annual international forum on inter-disciplinary research
involving formal logic, computing and programming theory, and natural
language and reasoning. Each meeting includes invited talks and tutorials
as well as contributed papers. The twentieth WoLLIC will be held at the
Universidad Tcnica Federico Santa Mara, from September 1st to 4th, 2014.
It is sponsored by the Association for Symbolic Logic (ASL), the Interest
Group in Pure and Applied Logics (IGPL), the The Association for Logic,
Language and Information (FoLLI), the European Association for Theoretical
Computer Science (EATCS), the European Association for Computer Science
Logic (EACSL), the Sociedade Brasileira de Computao (SBC), and the
Sociedade Brasileira de Lgica (SBL).

INVITED TALKS
Vernica Becher (Universidad de Buenos Aires): *On Normal Numbers*
Juha Kontinen (University of Helsinki): *Dependence Logic*
Aarne Ranta (University of Gothenburg): *Syntax and Semantics for
Translation*
Kazushige Terui (Kyoto University): *Intersection Types for Normalization
and Verification*
Luca Vigano (Universit di Verona): *Modal and Temporal Deduction Systems
for Quantum State Transformations*
Thomas Wilke (Christian-Albrechts-Universitt zu Kiel): *Backward
Deterministic Bchi Automata*

TUTORIAL LECTURES
Aarne Ranta (University of Gothenburg)
Luca Vigano (Universit di Verona)

EARLY REGISTRATION (UNTIL AUGUST 20TH)
General: US$ 300
Latinamerican students: US$ 150
LATE REGISTRATION
General: US$ 350
Latinamerican students: US$ 200

PROGRAMME COMMITTEE
Ulrich Kohlenbach (Technische Universitt Darmstadt) - Chair
Natasha Alechina (University of Nottingham)
Eric Allender (Rutgers University)
Marcelo Arenas (Pontificia Universidad Catlica de Chile)
Steve Awodey (Carnegie Mellon University)
Stefano Berardi (Universit di Torino)
Julian Bradfield (University of Edinburgh)
Xavier Caicedo (Universidad de los Andes de Chile)
Olivier Danvy (University of Aarhus)
Hans van Ditmarsch (LORIA)
Marcus Kracht (University of Bielefeld)
Michiel van Lambalgen (University of Amsterdam)
Klaus Meer (Technische Universitt Cottbus)
George Metcalfe (University of Bern)
Dale Miller (INRIA/LIX)
Russell Miller (City University of New York)
Sara Negri (University of Helsinki)
Grigory Olkhovikov (Urals State University)
Nicole Schweikardt (Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main)
Sebastiaan Terwijn (Radboud University Nijmegen)

STEERING COMMITTEE
Samson Abramksy, Johan van Benthem, Anuj Dawar, Joe Halpern, Wilfrid
Hodges, Daniel Leivant, Leonid Libkin, Angus Macintyre, Grigori Mints (in
memoriam), Luke Ong, Hiroakira Ono, Ruy de Queiroz.

ORGANISING COMMITTEE
Pablo Barcel (Universidad de Chile) (Local chair)
Anjolina G. de Oliveira (U Fed Pernambuco)
Ruy de Queiroz (U Fed Pernambuco) (co-chair)
Juan Reutter (Pontificia Universidad Catlica de Chile)
Cristin Riveros (Pontificia Universidad Catlica de Chile)

FURTHER INFORMATION
Contact one of the Co-Chairs of the Organising Committee.

WEB PAGE
http://wollic.org/wollic2014/