[Om-announce] Second CfP: 8th Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation

Temur Kutsia kutsia at risc.uni-linz.ac.at
Fri Apr 3 17:50:37 CEST 2009

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                         Call for Papers


                       21 -- 25 September 2009
                          Bakuriani, Georgia

Submission deadline:  1 May 2009
Website: http://www.illc.uva.nl/Tbilisi2009/

The Eighth  International Tbilisi Symposium  on  Language,  Logic  and
Computation  will  be  held on 21 -- 25 September  2009  in Bakuriani,
Georgia.  The symposium  is organised  by  the  Centre  for  Language,
Logic and Speech at Tbilisi State University  and the Georgian Academy
of Sciences,  in conjunction  with  the  Institute for Logic, Language
and  Computation  (ILLC)  at  the  University  of Amsterdam.

The symposium will feature three invited tutorials as well as  several
invited talks (the names of the speakers may be found on the symposium
website). Furthermore, up to 32 contributed papers can be accepted for
presentation.  The program committee invites submissions of (two page)
abstracts on all aspects of language, logic and  computation.  Work of
an interdisciplinary nature is particularly welcome. Areas of interest
include, but are not limited to:

    * Natural language syntax, semantics, and pragmatics
    * Constructive, modal and algebraic logic
    * Linguistic typology and semantic universals
    * Logics for artificial intelligence
    * Information retrieval, query answer systems
    * Logic, games, and formal pragmatics
    * Language evolution and learnability
    * Computational social choice
    * Historical linguistics, history of logic

The submission  deadline is the  1-st of May 2009;   notification is due
June 15. Accepted submissions will appear in the conference proceedings.
The proceedings of the  Six and  Seventh International Tbilisi Symposium
have been published in the LNAI series with Springer.

Details of the submission procedure are available at the submission page
of  the symposium website.  We can only  accept  contributions submitted
electronically through the form posted there.

Important dates.

Submission deadline:               May  1, 2009
Notification of acceptance:       June 15, 2009
Registration deadline: 	        August 15, 2009
Symposium:             September 21 -- 25, 2009

Program Committee.

    * Barbara Partee and Tamaz Gamkrelidze (Chairs)
    * R. Ramanujam and Temur Kutsia (Co-chairs computation)
    * Peter Bosch and George Chikoidze (Co-chairs language)
    * Mattias Baaz and Guram Bezhanishvili (Co-chairs logic)
    * and: Nick Bezhanishvili, Nani Chanishvili, Leo Esakia,
      Dick de Jongh, Carl Vogel, Henk Zeevat, invited speakers

Organization Committee.

    * Rusiko Asatiani
    * Paul Dekker
    * David Gabelaia
    * Peter van Ormondt

Local Organizing Committee.

    * Anna Chutkerashvili
    * Marina Ivanishvili
    * Nino Javashvili
    * Liana Lortkipanidze
    * Khimur Rukhaia

Paul Dekker -- ILLC/Department of Philosophy -- University of Amsterdam
-- Nieuwe Doelenstraat 15 -- NL-1012 CP Amsterdam -- The Netherlands --
tel: +31 20 5254541 / fax: +31 20 5254503 -- email: p.j.e.dekker at uva.nl

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