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AISB event Bulletin Item

Revised CFP: Theoretical Aspects of Rationality and Knowledge TARK 2007

Call for Papers

Eleventh conference on
Theoretical Aspects of Rationality and Knowledge TARK XI

June 25-27, 2007  
Brussels, Belgium

Conference web page:


University of Namur, CORE - University of Louvain, CEREC - Facults 
Universitaires Saint-Louis, and National Fund for Scientific Research (FNRS)

About the Conference

The mission of the TARK conferences is to bring together researchers
from a wide variety of fields, including Artificial Intelligence,
Cryptography, Distributed Computing, Economics and Game Theory,
Linguistics, Philosophy, and Psychology, in order to further our
understanding of interdisciplinary issues involving reasoning about
rationality and knowledge. Topics of interest include, but are not
limited to, semantic models for knowledge, belief, and uncertainty,
bounded rationality and resource-bounded reasoning, commonsense
epistemic reasoning, epistemic logic, knowledge and action, applications
of reasoning about knowledge and other mental states, belief revision,
and foundations of multi-agent systems.

Submissions are now invited to TARK-XI.  Strong preference will be given
to papers whose topic is of interest to an interdisciplinary audience,
and papers should be accessible to such an audience. Papers will be held
to the usual high standards of research publications. In particular,
they should 1) contain enough information to enable the program
committee to identify the main contribution of the work; 2) explain the
significance of the work -- its novelty and its practical or theoretical
implications; and 3) include comparisons with and references to relevant
literature. For submission, click on the Submission tab at

Abstracts should be no longer than ten double-spaced pages (4,000
words). Optional technical details such as proofs may be included in an
appendix. An email address of the contact author should be included.
Papers arriving late or departing significantly from these guidelines
risk immediate rejection.  One author of each accepted paper will be
expected to present the paper at the conference.
Economists should be aware that special arrangements have been made with
certain economics journals (in particular, with International Journal of
Game Theory, Games and Economic Behavior, Journal of Economic Theory,
Econometrica, Theory and Decision, and Mathematical Social Sciences) so
that publication of an extended abstract in TARK will not prejudice
publication of a full journal version.

Registration fees

Early registration (before 30th April 2007): 260 EUR (100 EUR for students).
Late registration (from 1st May 2007): 350 EUR (150 EUR for students).
The Registration fee includes: a reception at the Roy d'Espagne 
(, three lunches, a gala dinner at the 
Hotel Metropole (, 
morning and afternoon coffee breaks, one copy of the proceedings.

Accomodations: see

Key Dates

Submission of Abstracts: January 30, 2007 Notification of Authors: March
28, 2007, Camera ready copy of accepted papers: April 30, 2007

Conference: June 25-27, 2007

Program Committee:

Vincent Conitzer, Duke University20
Lance Fortnow, University of Chicago
Aviad Heifetz, The Open University, Israel
Franz Huber, California Institute of Technology
Adam Kalai, Georgia Institute of Technology
Ron Lavi, Technion
Jerome Lang, Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse (IRIT)
Martin Meier, Instituto de An=E1lisis Economico
Burkhard Schipper, University of California, Davis
Artemov, Sergei, CUNY
Robert Stalnaker, MIT
Marc Pauly, Stanford
Muhamet Yildiz, MIT

Program Chair

Dov Samet,
Faculty of Management
Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
phone: +972 3 640 6999
email: dovs at

Local Organizers

Vincent Vannetelbosch
University of Louvain
Voie du Roman Pays 34
B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve
Tel: 0032 10 47 41 42
Fax: 0032 10 47 43 01
email: vannetelbosch at

Pierre-Yves Schobbens
Institut d'Informatique
University of Namur
Rue Grandgagnage, 21
B-5000 Namur
Tel: 0032 81 72 49 90
Fax: 0032 81 72 49 67
email:  pys at

Ana Mauleon
Facults Universitaires Saint-Louis
Boulevard du Jardin Botanique 43
B-1000 Brussels
Tel: 0032 2 211 79 35
email: mauleon at

Conference Chair

Joseph Y. Halpern
Computer Science Department
Cornell University
Itacha, NY 14853
phone: +1 607 255 9562
fax: +1 607 255 4428
e-mail: halpern at