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AISB event Bulletin Item

Last CFP: UNIF 2008 - International Workshop on Unification

UNIF 2008
      22nd International Workshop on Unification
      July 18, 2008, Castle of Hagenberg, Austria

Important Dates

Title & abstract:  April 28, 2008
Paper submission:  May 5, 2008
Notification:  	   June 2,   2008
Final version: 	   June 23,  2008
Workshop:          July 18, 2008

UNIF is the main international meeting on unification. The aim of UNIF 2008 is to bring together people interested in unification, present recent (even unfinished) work, and discuss new ideas and trends in unification and related fields. This includes scientific presentations, but also descriptions of applications and software using unification as a strong component.
UNIF 2008 collocates with RTA 2008, the 19th International Conference on Rewriting Techniques and Applications. For more information, consult the UNIF 2008 website.

Topics of interest include, but are not restricted to:

* Unification
   Unification Algorithms 
   Higher-Order Unification 
   String Unification 
   Context Unification 
   Combination problems 
   Typed Unification
* Related Topics
   Constraint Solving 
   Tree Descriptions 
* Applications
   Type Checking and Type Inference 
   Automated Deduction 
   Functional and Logic Programming 
   Computational Linguistics
* Implementations

Program Committee
Rachid Echahed (France)
Temur Kutsia	(Austria)
Mircea Marin    (Japan)   -- chair
Paliath Narendran (USA)
Joachim Niehren  (France)
Rafael del Vado Virseda	(Spain)
Toshiyuki Yamada (Japan)

Authors are invited to submit an abstract (1-5 pages), a paper (no longer than 15 pages), or a system description (no more than 5 pages) in Postscript or PDF format using the UNIF'08 submission page, handled by the EasyChair conference system. Authors are encouraged to use LaTeX2e and the Springer llncs class files.

The necessary style files and instructions can be found at The submission page for
UNIF 2008 is

Informal proceedings of accepted contributions will be available on-line. A hard copy will be distributed at the workshop to registered participants.

After the workshop, organizing a special issue of the Journal of Algorithms in Cognition, Informatics and Logic is envisaged.