[FOM] CFP: Rationality and Knowledge Workshop

Carlos Areces Carlos.Areces at loria.fr
Wed Feb 8 07:59:35 EST 2006

                     CALL FOR PAPERS


                Rationality and Knowledge
                    August 7-11, 2006

Workshop organized as part of European Summer School on Logic,
Language and Information ESSLLI 2006 http://esslli2006.lcc.uma.es/
July 31 - August 11, 2006 in Malaga, Spain


Workshop Organizers:

Sergei Artemov and Rohit Parikh


Workshop Purpose:

The workshop on rationality and knowledge intends to bring together
young researchers from a wide variety of fields - including Artificial
Intelligence, Cryptography, Distributed Computing, Economics and Game
Theory, Linguistics, Logic, Philosophy, and Psychology, in order to
further our understanding of interdisciplinary issues involving
reasoning about rationality and knowledge.


Workshop Topics:

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to

    * semantic models for knowledge, for belief, and for uncertainty
    * epistemic logic
    * logics of knowledge and action
    * formal analysis of games
    * belief revision
    * logics of proofs and justification
    * the role of knowledge in general information flow
    * voting and social choice
    * social software
    * fair division.


Submission details:

Authors are invited to submit an extended abstract describing original
work. Submissions should not exceed 8 pages. The following formats are
accepted: PDF, PS, ASCII text. Please send your submission
electronically by RKworkshop at gmail.com by the deadline listed below. The
submissions will be reviewed by the workshop's programme committee and
additional reviewers. The accepted papers will appear in the workshop
proceedings published by ESSLLI. The format for the final versions will
be available on the workshop website. A selection of papers will be
published in a special issue of a leading Journal in this area.

Workshop format:

The workshop is part of ESSLLI and is open to all ESSLLI participants.
It will consist of five 90-minute sessions held over five consecutive
days in the second week of ESSLLI. There will be 2 or 3 slots for paper
presentation and discussion per session. On the first day the workshop
organizers will give an introduction to the topic.

Important Dates:

    * Submissions: March 8, 2006
    * Notification: April 21, 2006
    * Preliminary programme: April 24, 2006
    * ESSLLI early registration: May 1, 2006
    * Final papers for proceedings: May 17, 2006
    * Final programme: June 21, 2006
    * Workshop dates: August 7-11, 2006


Invited Speakers:

Johan van Benthem (Amsterdam/Stanford)
Remzi Sanver (Istanbul Bilgi University)


Workshop Programme Committee:

    * Sergei Artemov (New York)
    * Alexandru Baltag (Oxford)
    * Steven Brams (New York)
    * Adam Brandenburger (New York)
    * Melvin Fitting (New York)
    * Valentin Goranko (Johannesburg)
    * Joseph Halpern (Ithaca)
    * Vincent Hendricks (Roskilde)
    * Barteld Kooi (Groningen)
    * David Makinson (London)
    * Yoram Moses (Haifa)
    * Larry Moss (Indiana)
    * Elena Nogina (New York)
    * Rohit Parikh (New York)
    * Krister Segerberg (Uppsala)
    * Rineke Vergbugge (Groningen)
    * Renata Wasserman (Sao Paulo)
    * Tatiana Yavorskaya (Moscow)


Local Arrangements:

All workshop participants including the presenters will be required to
register for ESSLLI. The registration fee for authors presenting a paper
will correspond to the early student/workshop speaker registration fee.
Moreover, a number of additional fee waiver grants will be made
available by the OC on a competitive basis and workshop participants are
eligible to apply for those. There will be no reimbursement for travel
costs and accommodation. Workshop speakers who have difficulty in
finding funding should contact the local organizing committee to ask for
the possibilities for a grant.

Further Information:

About the workshop: www.cs.gc.cuny.edu/~sartemov/rkw
About ESSLLI: http://esslli2006.lcc.uma.es/

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