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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: 5th Worskhop on "Methods for Modalities" (M4M-5)


  5th Workshop on "Methods for Modalities" (M4M-5)
           Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan, France
                         November 29-30, 2007

The workshop ``Methods for Modalities'' (M4M) aims to bring together
researchers interested in developing algorithms, verification methods
and tools based on modal logics. Here the term ``modal logics'' is
conceived broadly, including temporal logic, description logic,
guarded fragments, conditional logic, temporal and hybrid logic, etc.

To stimulate interaction and transfer of expertise, M4M will feature a
number of invited talks by leading scientists, research presentations
aimed at highlighting new developments, and submissions of
system demonstrations.

We strongly encourage young researchers and students to submit papers and posters, especially for experimental and prototypical software tools
which are related to modal logics.

More information about the previous editions can be found at


Paper Submissions
Authors are invited to submit papers in the following three

- Regular papers up to 15 pages, describing original results,
work in progress, or future directions of research.

- System descriptions of up to 12 pages, describing new systems or
significant upgrades of existing ones.

- Presentation-only papers, describing work recently published
or submitted (no page limit).  These will not be included in the
proceedings, but pre-prints or post-prints can be made available to

Submissions should be made via Easychair at the following address:


Final versions of accepted papers will be published online
in an Elsevier ENTCS volume. A preliminary version of the proceedings
will also be available at the workshop.

Invited speakers
    Ahmed Bouajjani (University of Paris 7)
    Patricia Bouyer (OUCL, Oxford - LSV, ENS Cachan)
    Balder ten Cate (University of Amsterdam)
    Koen Claessen (Chalmers University of Technology)
    Wiebe van der Hoek (University of Liverpool)

Important dates
    Deadline for submissions: September 7th, 2007
    Notification: October 10, 2007
    Camera ready versions: November 5, 2007
    Workshop dates: November 29-30, 2007

Program Committee
    Natasha Alechina, University of Nottingham
    Carlos Areces, INRIA Lorraine (co-chair)
    Philippe Balbiani, IRIT,
    Nicole Bidoit, Universite Paris-Sud
    Patrick Blackburn, INRIA Lorraine
    Torben Brauner, Roskilde University
    Stephane Demri, ENS de Cachan (co-chair)
    Maarten de Rijke, University of Amsterdam
    Valentin Goranko, University of the Witwatersrand
    Rajeev Gore, The Australian National University, Canberra
    Carsten Lutz, Dresden University of Technology
    Nicolas Markey, ENS de Cachan
    Angelo Montanari, University of Udine
    Ulrike Sattler, University of Manchester
    Holger Schlingloff, Humboldt University / FIRST
    Renate Schmidt, University of Manchester
    Johan van Benthem, University of Amsterdam/ Stanford University