WoLLIC 2016 - Call for Papers

23rd Workshop on Logic, Language, Information and Computation

August 16th-19th, 2016

Puebla, Mexico

SCIENTIFIC SPONSORSHIP

Interest Group in Pure and Applied Logics (IGPL)

The Association for Logic, Language and Information (FoLLI)

Association for Symbolic Logic (ASL)

European Association for Theoretical Computer Science (EATCS)

European Association for Computer Science Logic (EACSL)

Sociedade Brasileira de Computação (SBC)

Sociedade Brasileira de Lógica (SBL)

 

ORGANISATION

Fundación Universidad de las Américas, Puebla, Mexico

Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, Mexico

Centro de Informática, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil

 

HOSTED BY

Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, Mexico

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

WoLLIC is an annual international forum on inter-disciplinary research involving formal logic, computing and programming theory, and natural language and reasoning. Each meeting includes invited talks and tutorials as well as contributed papers. The twenty-third WoLLIC will be held at the Department of Computer Science, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, Mexico, from August 16th to 19th, 2016. It is sponsored by the Association for Symbolic Logic (ASL), the Interest Group in Pure and Applied Logics (IGPL), the The Association for Logic, Language and Information (FoLLI), the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science (EATCS), the European Association for Computer Science Logic (EACSL), the Sociedade Brasileira de Computação (SBC), and the Sociedade Brasileira de Lógica (SBL).

 

PAPER SUBMISSION

Contributions are invited on all pertinent subjects, with particular interest in cross-disciplinary topics. Typical but not exclusive areas of interest are: foundations of computing and programming; novel computation models and paradigms; broad notions of proof and belief; proof mining, type theory, effective learnability; formal methods in software and hardware development; logical approach to natural language and reasoning; logics of programs, actions and resources; foundational aspects of information organization, search, flow, sharing, and protection; foundations of mathematics; philosophical logic. Proposed contributions should be in English, and consist of a scholarly exposition accessible to the non-specialist, including motivation, background, and comparison with related works. They must not exceed 15 pages (in font 10 or higher), with up to 5 additional pages for references and technical appendices. The paper's main results must not be published or submitted for publication in refereed venues, including journals and other scientific meetings. It is expected that each accepted paper be presented at the meeting by one of its authors. Papers must be submitted electronically at the WoLLIC 2016 EasyChair website. (Please go to http://wollic.org/wollic2016/instructions.html for instructions.) A title and single-paragraph abstract should be submitted by Mar 14, 2016, and the full paper by Mar 21, 2016 (firm date). Notifications are expected by Apr 22, 2016, and final papers for the proceedings will be due by May 6, 2016 (firm date).

 

PROCEEDINGS

The proceedings of WoLLIC 2016, including both invited and contributed papers, will be published in advance of the meeting as a volume in Springer's LNCS series. In addition, abstracts will be published in the Conference Report section of the Logic Journal of the IGPL, and selected contributions will be published as a special post-conference WoLLIC 2016 issue of a scientific journal (to be confirmed).

 

INVITED SPEAKERS

(tbc)

 

STUDENT GRANTS

ASL sponsorship of WoLLIC 2016 will permit ASL student members to apply for a modest travel grant (deadline: May 1st, 2016). See http://www.aslonline.org/studenttravelawards.html for details.

 

IMPORTANT DATES

Mar 14, 2016: Paper title and abstract deadline

Mar 21, 2016: Full paper deadline

Apr 22, 2016: Author notification

May 6, 2016: Final version deadline (firm)

 

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Arnaud Durand (U Paris 7, France)

Nina Gierasimczuk (U Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Lauri Hella (U Tampere, Finland)

Wesley Holliday (U Calif Berkeley, USA)

Juha Kontinen (Helsinki U, Finland)

Larry Moss (Indiana U, USA)

Jouko Väänänen (U Helsinki, Finland & U Amsterdam) (CHAIR)

Heribert Vollmer (U Hannover, Germany)

Dag Westerståhl (Stockholm U, Sweden)

(more to be added)

 

STEERING COMMITTEE

Samson Abramksy, Johan van Benthem, Anuj Dawar, Joe Halpern, Wilfrid Hodges, Ulrich Kohlenbach, Daniel Leivant, Leonid Libkin, Angus Macintyre, Luke Ong, Hiroakira Ono, Valeria de Paiva, Ruy de Queiroz.

 

ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Mauricio Osorio (Fundación Universidad de las Américas, Puebla) (Local co-chair)

Claudia Zepeda Cortés (Facultad de Ciencias de la Computación, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla) (Local co-chair)

José R. Arrazola Ramírez (Facultad de Ciencias Físico Matemáticas, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla) (Local co-chair)

Anjolina G. de Oliveira (U Fed Pernambuco)

Ruy de Queiroz (U Fed Pernambuco) (co-chair)

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

Contact one of the Co-Chairs of the Organising Committee.

 

WEB PAGE

http://wollic.org/wollic2016/

 

 

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