[FOM] E.W. Beth Dissertation Prize Winner

Carlos Areces Carlos.Areces at loria.fr
Tue Jul 5 09:31:19 EDT 2005

**************** E. W. Beth Dissertation Prize Winner **************

Since 2002, FoLLI (the Association for Logic, Language, and
Information) awards the E. W. Beth Dissertation Prize to outstanding
dissertations in the fields of Logic, Language, and Information.  The
dissertations are judged on the impact they made in their respective
fields, breadth and originality of the work, and also on its
interdisciplinarity.  Ideally the winning dissertation will be of
interest to researchers in all three fields.

The selection for the E.W. Beth Dissertation Prize for the year 2005
is concluded.  After careful deliberation the committee has reached
the following decision:

- The E.W. Beth Dissertation Prize 2005 has been awarded to Ash Asudeh
from the University of Canterbury for the thesis 'Resumption as
Resource Management'. (PhD awarded in the year 2004 at the Stanford

FoLLI would like to congratulate the winner for his excellent thesis,
and to thank all applicants who responded to the call for submissions
and the members of the E. W. Beth Dissertation Prize Committee (Anne
Abeillé, Johan van Benthem, Veronica Dahl, Nissim Francez, Valentin
Goranko, Alessandro Lenci, Ewa Orlowska, Gerald Penn, Alberto
Policriti (chair), Christian Retoré, Rob van der Sandt, and Wolfgang
Thomas) for doing a great job.

An award ceremony will take place during the 17th European Summer
School in Logic, Language and Information (ESSLLI 05) in Edinburgh.
For further information see the ESSLLI 05 web page:

Finally, our thanks go to the E. W. Beth Foundation which kindly
sponsors the prize.

On behalf of FoLLI,

Raffaella Bernardi

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