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AISB event Bulletin Item


          (September 15-17, 2008, Liverpool, UK)
        Deadline for submissions: 19 May, 2008

The Workshop on Reachability Problems will take place at
the University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK on September
15-17, 2008. Papers presenting original contributions
related to reachability problems in different
computational models and systems are being sought.
The Reachability Workshop is specifically aimed at gathering
together scholars from diverse disciplines and backgrounds
interested in reachability problems that appear in
- Algebraic structures
- Computational models
- Hybrid systems
- Verification

Invited Speakers:
- Ahmed Bouajjani, Paris, France
- Juhani Karhumaki, Turku, Finland
- Colin Stirling, Edinburgh, UK
- Wolfgang Thomas, Aachen, Germany

Papers presenting original contributions related to
reachability problems in different computational models
and systems are being sought.
Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
Reachability probelms in infinite state systems,
rewriting systems, dynamical and hybrid systems;
reachability problems in logic and verification;
reachability analysis in different computational
models, counter/ timed/ cellular/ communicating
automata; Petri-Nets; computational aspects of
algebraic structures (semigroups, groups and rings);
predictability in iterative maps and new
computational paradigms.

Authors are invited to submit a draft of a full paper with
at most 12 pages (in standard LaTeX article style 11pt A4 paper)
via the conference web page .
Proofs omitted due to space constraints must be put into an appendix
to be read by the program committee members at their
discretion. Submissions deviating from these guidelines risk
rejection. Electronic submissions should be formatted in
postscript or pdf. Simultaneous submission to other conferences
or workshops with published proceedings is not allowed.

Important dates:
Submission deadline : May 19, 2008
Notification to authors: June 30, 2008
Final version: July 15, 2008
Workshop: September 15-17, 2008

The proceedings of the workshop will appear in
Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science (ENTCS).
ENTCS is published electronically on Science Direct,
Elsevier's main platform for electronic publication to
provide rapid publication and broad dissemination of the
volumes in the series. Selected papers will appear in a
special issue of a high quality journal.

Program Committee:
- Parosh Aziz Abdulla , Uppsala
- Eugene Asarin , Paris
- Vincent Blondel, Louvain
- Olivier Bournez, Nancy
- Cristian S. Calude , Auckland
- Javier Esparza , Munchen
- Vesa Halava , Turku
- Oscar Ibarra , Santa Barbara
- Juhani Karhumaki, Turku
- Igor Potapov , Liverpool
- Colin Stirling, Edinburgh
- Wolfgang Thomas , Aachen
- Hsu-Chun Yen , Taipei

Organizing Committee:
- Igor Potapov, Liverpool
- Vesa Halava, Turku

Department of Computer Science,
University of Liverpool,
Ashton Building,
Ashton Street,
Liverpool, L69 3BX
E-mail: rp2008 [at]