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WoLLIC 2012 : 19th Workshop on Logic, Language, Information and Computation


Conference Series : Workshop on Logic, Language, Information and Computation
When Sep 3, 2012 - Sep 6, 2012
Where Buenos Aires, Argentina
Abstract Registration Due Apr 27, 2012
Submission Deadline May 4, 2012
Notification Due Jun 8, 2012
Final Version Due Jun 15, 2012

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 nineteenth WoLLIC will be held at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, from September 3rd to 6th, 2012. 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; 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. 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 10 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 The paper's main results must not be published or submitted for publication in refereed venues, including journals and other scientific meetings.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 2012 EasyChair website. (Please go to for instructions.) A title and single-paragraph abstract should be submitted by April 27th, and the full paper by May 4th (firm date). Notifications are expected by June 8th, and final papers for the proceedings will be due by June 15th (firm date).

The proceedings of WoLLIC 2012, 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 2012 issue of a scientific journal (to be confirmed).

Invited Speakers


Student Grants
ASL sponsorship of WoLLIC 2012 will permit ASL student members to apply for a modest travel grant (deadline: June 1st, 2012). See for details.

Important Dates

April 27th 2012: Paper title and abstract deadline
May 4th, 2012: Full paper deadline (firm)
June 8th, 2012: Author notification
June 15th, 2012: Final version deadline (firm)

Programme Committee

Carlos Areces (Cordoba)
Marcelo Arenas (Santiago)
Steve Awodey (Pittsburgh)
Verónica Becher (Buenos Aires)
Patrick Blackburn (Roskilde)
Maribel Fernandez (London)
Santiago Figueira (Buenos Aires)
Marcelo Finger (São Paulo)
Marcelo Fiore (Cambridge)
Yuxi Fu (Shanghai)
Rosalie Iemhoff (Utrecht)
Neil Immerman (Amherst)
Jean-Pierre Jouannaud (Paris)
Makoto Kanazawa (Tokyo)
Delia Kesner (Paris)
Dexter Kozen (Ithaca)
Martin Lange (Kassel)
Benedikt Löwe (Amsterdam)
Dag Normann (Oslo)
Luke Ong (Oxford) (CHAIR)
Erik Palmgren (Uppsala)
Sylvain Salvati (Bordeaux)
Philippe Schnoebelen (Cachan)
Fernando Souza (Recife)
Kazushige Terui (Kyoto)

Steering Committee

Samson Abramksy, Johan van Benthem, Anuj Dawar, Joe Halpern, Wilfrid Hodges, Daniel Leivant, Angus Macintyre, Grigori Mints, Hiroakira Ono, Ruy de Queiroz.

Organising Committee

Carlos Areces (U Nacional Cordoba) (co-chair) (Local co-chair)
Santiago Figueira (U Buenos Aires) (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.

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