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AISB event Bulletin Item

CF Participation: Practical Aspects of Declarative Languages 2008 PADL 2008


                    Tenth International Symposium on
             Practical Aspects of Declarative Languages 2008
		             (PADL '08)


                        San Francisco, USA
			January 7-8, 2008

                     Co-located with ACM POPL'08

You are cordially invited to the Tenth International Symposium on
Practical Aspects of Declarative Languages that will be held on Jan 7-8,
2008 right before ACM POPL. The program includes invited talks by two
eminent practitioners of declarative techniques/languages: John Launchbury
and Walter Wilson. If you are attending ACM POPL, we encourage
you to stay for a whole week in San Francisco and attend PADL as well.
Please note that the deadline for early registration is fast approaching.

Invited Talks:

	o Industrial Functional Programming
		John Launchbury

	o Large Scale Logic Servers in Business and Government
		Walter Wilson


	o Efficient Reasoning for Nogoods in Constraint Solvers with BDDs
   		Sathiamoorthy Subbarayan.
	o High-Level Database Programming in Curry
   		Bernd Brassel, Michael Hanus and Marion Mueller.
	o Parser Combinators for Ambiguous Left-Recursive Grammars
		Richard Frost, Rahmatullah Hafiz and Paul Callaghan.
	o Switched-on Yampa. Declarative Programming of Modular Synthesizers
		George Giorgidze and Henrik Nilsson.
	o The Role of Abduction in Declarative Authorization Policies
   		Moritz Y. Becker and Sebastian Nanz.
	o Towards a High-Level Implementation of Execution Primitives for
    			Non-restricted, Independent And-parallelism
		Amadeo Casas, Manuel Carro and Manuel Hermenegildo.
	o Certified development tools implementation in Objective Caml
   		B. Pagano, O. Andrieu, B. Canou, E. Chailloux,
			J-L Colaco, T. Moniot and P. Wang.
	o DCGs + Memoing = Packrat Parsing: But is it worth it?
		Ralph Becket and Zoltan Somogyi.
	o Model-Based Testing of Thin-Client Web Applications and Navigation Input
		P. Koopman, P. Achten and R. Plasmeijer.
	o Unification of Arrays in Spreadsheets with Logic Programming
		Phil Cox and Patrick Nicholson.
	o A Generic Programming Toolkit for PADS/ML: First-Class Upgrades
			for Third-Party Developers
		M. Fernandez, K. Fisher, J. Nathan Foster, M. Greenberg and Y. Mandelbaum.
	o Automatic Coding Rule Conformance Checking Using Logic Programming
		G. Marpons, J. Mario, A. Herranz, L. Fredlund,
			M. Carro and J. J. Moreno-Navarro.
	o Multi-threading programming in Logtalk
		Paulo Moura, Paul Crocker and Paulo Jorge Nunes.
	o Scheduling light-weight parallelism in ARTCOP
		Jost Berthold, Abyd Al Zain and Hans-Wolfgang Loidl.
	o Specialising Simulator Generators for High-Performance Monte-Carlo Methods
    		G. Keller, H. Chaffey-Millar, M. Chakravarty, D. Stewart and C. Barner-Kowollik.
	o Hierarchical Master-Worker Skeletons
    		Jost Berthold, Mischa Dieterle, Rita Loogen and Steffen Priebe.
	o Comprehension and dependency analysis of aspect-oriented programs through declarative reasoning
    		Laleh Mousavi Eshkevari, Venera Arnaoudova and Constantinos Constantinides.
	o An Improved Continuation Call-Based Implementation of Tabling
		Pablo Chico de Guzmn, Manuel Carro, Manuel Hermenegildo,
			Cludio Silva and Ricardo Rocha.
	o Matchete: Paths through the Pattern Matching Jungle
		Martin Hirzel, Nathaniel Nystrom, Bard Bloom and Jan Vitek.
	o Flexible, Rule-based Constraint Model Linearisation
		Sebastian Brand, Gregory Duck, Jakob Puchinger and Peter Stuckey.

Conference Organization:

	General Chair: Hai-Feng Guo
	Program Chair: Paul Hudak & David Warren