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AISB event Bulletin Item

2nd CF Participation: ICLP 2007

Dear Colleague,

ICLP 2007 registration is now open.  More details on the
conference and its associated workshops can be found on the website:

Highlights include invited talks by Gerhard Brewka on "Preferences in
Answer-Set Programming" and by Chitta Baral, on "Applications of

We look forward to seeing all of you in Porto.

Best wishes,
The ICLP 2007 organization


Full papers

Sabrina Baselice, Piero Bonatti and Giovanni Criscuolo
  On Finitely Recursive Programs

Leslie De Koninck, Tom Schrijvers and Bart Demoen
  The Correspondence Between the Logical Algorithms Language and CHR

Marcin Czenko and Sandro Etalle
  Core TuLiP

Paul Tarau and Brenda Luderman
  A Logic Programming Framework for Combinational Circuit Synthesis

Lee Naish
  Resource-Oriented Deadlock Analysis

Martin Gebser and Torsten Schaub
  Generic Tableaux for Answer Set Programming

Gregory Duck, Peter Stuckey and Martin Sulzmann
  Observable Confluence for Constraint Handling Rules

Alberto Pettorossi, Maurizio Proietti and Valerio Senni
  Automatic Correctness Proofs for Logic Program Transformations

David Vaz, Michel Ferreira and Ricardo Lopes
  Spatial-Yap: A Logic Based Geographic Information System

Pawel Pietrzak and Manuel Hermenegildo
  Automatic Error Diagnosis in Logic Programs

Matti Jrvisalo and Emilia Oikarinen
  Extended ASP Tableaux and Rule Redundancy in Normal Logic Programs

Quan Phan and Gerda Janssens
  Static Region Analysis for Mercury

Tran Cao Son, Enrico Pontelli, Mirek Truszczynski and Lengning Liu
  Programs with Abstract Constraint Atoms: Semantical Considerations

David Toman and Gulay Unel
  Logic Programming Approach to Automata-based Decision Procedures

Pedro Cabalar, David Pearce and Agustin Valverde
  Minimal Logic Programs

Moreno Falaschi, Carlos Olarte, Catuscia Palamidessi and Frank Valencia
  Declarative Diagnosis of Temporal Concurrent Constraint Programs

Sergio Greco and Cristian Molinaro
  Querying and Repairing Inconsistent Databases under Three-Valued Semantics

Agostino Dovier, Andrea Formisano and Enrico Pontelli
  Multivalued Action Languages with Constraints in CLP(FD)

Jorge Navas, Edison Mera, Pedro Lopez-Garcia and Manuel Hermenegildo
  User-Definable Resource Bounds Analysis for Logic Programs

Vitor Santos Costa, Kostis Sagonas and Ricardo Lopes
  Demand-Driven Indexing of Prolog Clauses

Anderson Silva and Vtor Santos Costa
  Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of an Dynamic Compilation Framework for the YAP System

Frank Raiser
  Graph Transformation Systems in CHR


Linh Anh Nguyen
  Approximating Horn Knowledge Bases in Description Logics with Regular RBoxes to Have PTIME Data Complexity

Bart Demoen and Phuong-Lan Nguyen
  Action Rules in the WAM

Ka-Shu Wong
  A Stronger Notion of Equivalence for Logic Programs

Rafael Caballero, Mario Rodrguez Artalejo and Rafael del Vado Vrseda
  Declarative Debugging of Missing Answers in Constraint Functional-Logic Programming

Alexei Morozov
  Visual Logic Programming Method Based on Structural Analysis and Design Technique

Jon Sneyers, Peter Van Weert, Tom Schrijvers and Bart Demoen
  Aggregates in Constraint Handling Rules

Ricardo Rocha, Cludio Silva and Ricardo Lopes
  On Applying Program Transformation to Implement Suspension-Based Tabling in Prolog

Levente Hunyadi
  Prosper: A Framework for Extending Prolog Applications with a Web Interface

Nengfa Zhou
  A Register-Free Abstract Prolog Machine with Jumbo Instructions

Emilia Oikarinen and Tomi Janhunen
  A Linear Transformation from Prioritized Circumscription to Disjunctive Logic Programming

Giacomo Terreni, Paolo Mancarella and Francesca Toni
  Web Sites Verification and Repair: an Abductive Logic Programming tool

Luciano Caroprese, Irina Trubitsyna and Ester Zumpano
  View Updating through Active Integrity Constraints

Davy Van Nieuwenborgh, Martine De Cock and Dirk Vermeir
  Computing Fuzzy Answer Sets using DLVHEX

Girish Palshikar
  Representation and Execution of a Graph Grammar in Prolog

Margaret West
  The Use of a Logic Programming Language in the Animation of Z Specifications

Andrea Cali and Thomas Lukasiewicz
  Tightly Integrated Probabilistic Description Logic Programs under the Answer Set Semantics for the Semantic Web