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LSFA 2010 - 5th Workshop on Logical and Semantic Frameworks, with Applications

Call for Papers

Scope

Logical and semantic frameworks are formal languages used to represent
logics, languages and systems. These frameworks provide foundations
for formal specification of systems and programming languages,
supporting tool development and reasoning.

The objective of this one-day workshop is to put together
theoreticians and practitioners to promote new techniques and results,
from the theoretical side, and feedback on the implementation and use
of such techniques and results, from the practical side. In this fifth
edition, the workshop will be in August the first, jointly with ICTAC
(http://www.iist.unu.edu/ICTAC/ictac2010/) in Natal-Rn, Brasil.

Topics of interest to this forum include, but are not limited to:

    * Logical frameworks
    * Proof theory
    * Type theory
    * Automated deduction
    * Semantic frameworks
    * Specification languages and meta-languages
    * Formal semantics of languages and systems
    * Computational and logical properties of semantic frameworks
    * Implementation of logical and/or semantic frameworks
    * Applications of logical and/or semantic frameworks

LSFA'10 also aims to be a forum for presenting and discussing work in
progress, and therefore to provide feedback to authors on their
preliminary research. Submissions to the workshop will in the form of
full papers. The proceedings are produced only after the meeting, so
that authors can incorporate this feedback in the published
papers. The publication of LSFA proceedings is planned to be a volume
of ENTCS (under consideration by ENTCS editorial board). Selected
papers, will be published in a special volume by ISTE
(http://www.iste.co.uk/)


Invited Speakers

      Natarajan Shankar (SRI International, USA)
      Ruy de Queiroz  (CIN-UFPE, Brasil)
      Freek Wiedijk (Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands)



Program Committee

    * Flávio Leonardo Cavalcanti de Moura (General Chair, UnB-Brasil)
    * Luis Farinas del Cerro (Program co-chair, IRIT, France)
    * Edward Hermann Haeusler (Program co-chair, PUC-Rio, Brasil)
    * Jonathan Seldin (Univ-Lethbridge , Canada) TBC
    * Maurício Ayala-Rincón (UnB, Brasil)
    * Christiano de Oliveira Braga (UFF, Brasil)
    * Mario Benevides (Coppe-UFRJ, Brasil)
    * Eduardo Bonelli ( UNQ, Argentina)
    * Marcelo Corrêa (IM-UFF, Brasil)
    * Clare Dixon (Liverpool, UK)
    * Gilles Dowek (Polytechnique-Paris, France)
    * William Farmer (Mcmaster, Canada)
    * Maribel Fernández (King's College, UK)
    * Marcelo Finger (IME-USP, Brasil)
    * Fairouz Kamareddine (Heriot-Watt Univ, UK)
    * Delia Kesner (Paris-Jussieu, France)
    * Luis da Cunha Lamb (UFRGS, Brasil)
    * Joao Marcos (UFRN, Brasil)
    * Ana Teresa Martins (UFC, Brasil)
    * Martin Musicante (UFRN, Brasil)
    * Cláudia Nalon (UnB, Brasil)
    * Luca Paolini (Universitá di Torino, Italy)
    * Elaine Pimentel (UFMG, Brasil)

Important dates:

    * Submission      13th June 2010  (NEW)
    * Author's notification  8th July 2010 (NEW)
    * Camera-ready: 30th July
    * Workshop : 31st August

Contributions should be written in English and submitted in the form
full papers with at most 16 pages. They must be unpublished and not
submitted simultaneously for publication elsewhere. The submission
should be in the form of a PDF file uploaded to LSFA2010 page at
EasyChair(https://www.easychair.org/account/signin.cgi?conf=lsfa10)
until the submission deadline by midnight, Central European Standard
Time (GMT+1).

The papers should be prepared in latex using Elsevier ENTCS
style. Please see the Instructions for Preparing Files for Preliminary
Versions Instructions for styles and examples. Instructions and the
Latex package used to format your submission can be found in
http://www.entcs.org/prelim.html

Organizing Committee

    * Flávio Leonardo Cavalcanti de Moura (General Chair, UnB-Brasil)
    * Martin Musicante (UFRN, Brasil)
    * Edward Hermann Haeusler (PUC-Rio, Brasil)
    * Cláudia Nalon (UnB, Brasil)
    * Marcelo Corrêa (IM-UFF, Brasil)

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