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                     Call for Participation

                  International Summer School
                              on
        Language Engineering and Rigorous Software Development

               LERNET 2008, Piriapolis, Uruguay
                February 25 to March 1, 2008
                  
            http://www.fing.edu.uy/inco/eventos/lernet2008

                   email: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
      
                 *** REGISTRATION IS OPEN ***

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The aim of the school is the dissemination of advanced scientific
knowledge and the promotion of international contacts among scientists.
The school is directed to students and researchers working in computer
science and interested in formal techniques for the design and construction
of software systems and programming languages.

The school is partially supported by the EU LerNet ALFA project
(http://www.di.uminho.pt/lernet/), which implements a joint PhD programme
on Software Design and Programming Language Engineering, based on a
co-tutoring scheme and conformed by 6 european universities and 5 from
Latin America.

PROGRAM

LERNET 2008 will consist of six courses:

- Introduction to Type Theory
Herman Geuvers (Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands)

- Theory and Applications of the PF-transform
Jose Nuno Oliveira (University of Minho, Portugal)

- Embedded Domain Specific Languages: Combinator Parsers
Doaitse Swierstra (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)

- Dependent Types at Work
Peter Dybjer and Ana Bove (Chalmers University, Sweden)

- Formal Programming Language Semantics with Inductive Types
Yves Bertot (INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, France)

- Verification Methods for Software Security and Correctness
Gilles Barthe (INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, France)

In addition, there will be some PhD sessions where students from the
LerNet project will expose advances of their PhD thesis.

VENUE

LERNET 2008 will be held at Argentino Hotel 
(http://www.argentinohotel.com.uy),
located in Piriápolis, a seaside city, 100 kms east from Montevideo. 

REGISTRATION

To register, fill in the registration form at

   http://www.cs.chalmers.se/Cs/Research/Logic/LerNet08/registration.html
 
The deadline for registration is January 31, 2008. Early registration is
encouraged.

FEES

Details about the registration fees can be found in the school's
webpage (http://www.fing.edu.uy/inco/eventos/lernet2008).

GRANTS

We may be able to offer a reduction in the value of the registration fee
to a limited number of students. Priority will be given to students from
Latin America.

Details of the fee reduction application can be found in the school's
webpage (http://www.fing.edu.uy/inco/eventos/lernet2008).
 
Deadline for grant application is also January, 31 2008. Early application
is encouraged.

SCHOOL ORGANISERS
 
  Luis Barbosa (Univerity of Minho, Portugal)
  Ana Bove (Chalmers University, Sweden)
  Alberto Pardo (Universidad de la República, Uruguay)
  Jorge Sousa Pinto (Univerity of Minho, Portugal)

LOCAL ORGANISATION

  Alberto Pardo
  Luis Sierra
  Carlos Luna

  Instituto de Computación
  Facultad de Ingeniería
  Universidad de la República
  Montevideo, Uruguay

FURTHER INFORMATION

For further details on the school, visit the webpage

    http://www.fing.edu.uy/inco/eventos/lernet2008




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