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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: Student session-24th European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information, August 6-17, 2012, Opole, POLAND


The Student Session of the 24th European Summer School in Logic, Language, and Information (ESSLLI)
will take place in Opole, Poland on August 6-17, 2012. We invite submissions of original, 
unpublished work from students in any area at the intersection of Logic & Language, Language & 
Computation, or Logic & Computation. Submissions will be reviewed by several experts in the field, 
and accepted papers will be presented orally or as posters and will appear in the student session 
proceedings. This is an excellent opportunity to receive valuable feedback from expert readers and 
to present your work to a diverse audience.

ESSLLI 2012 will feature a wide range of foundational and advanced courses and workshops in all 
areas of Logic, Language, and Computation. Consult the main ESSLLI website (link below) for further


In 2012, Springer has again continued its generous support for the Student Session by offering EUR 
1000 in prizes. These include a a EUR 500 for Best Paper and EUR 500 for Best Poster. The prizes 
are awarded best on the reviews of the submission as well as the oral presentation.


Authors must be students, i.e., may not have received the Ph.D. degree before August 2012. All 
submissions must be in PDF format and be submitted to the conference EasyChair website. Submissions
may be singly or jointly authored. No one may submit more than one singly and one jointly authored paper.

There are two types of papers. Long papers of up to 8 pages will be considered for both oral 
presentation and the poster session. Short papers of up to 4 pages will be considered as 
submissions for the poster session.

Submissions must be anonymous, without any identifying information, and must be must be received 
by *March 20, 2012*.

More detailed guidelines regarding submission can be found on the Student Session website:
Links to previous years' proceedings are also available there.

Please direct inquiries about submission procedures or other matters relating to the Student 
Session to

For general inquiries about ESSLLI 2012, please consult the main ESSLLI 2012 page,

Kind regards,
The ESSLLI 2012 Students Session Organization Committee,

Rasmus K. Rendsvig (Roskilde University) (chair) Anders Johannsen (University of Copenhagen) 
Dominik Klein (Tilburg University) Margot Colinet (Universit de Paris 7) Matthijs Westera 
(Universiteit van Amsterdam) Maxim Haddad (University of Osnabrck) Niels Beuck (Hamburg