[FOM] Domains X 2011: Call for Participation

Ulrich Berger U.Berger at swansea.ac.uk
Tue Jul 12 13:32:17 EDT 2011

         Workshop Announcement and Call for Participation

                          D O M A I N S   X

         Swansea University, Wales, UK, 5-7 September 2011

         Deadline for abstracts of short talks:  25 July 2011
         Deadline for Student Grants:            25 July 2011
         Registration Deadline:                  29 July 2011


     The Workshop on Domains is aimed at computer scientists and
     mathematicians alike who share an interest in the mathematical
     foundations of computation. The workshop will focus on domains,
     their applications and related topics.  Previous meetings were
     held in Darmstadt (94,99,04), Braunschweig (96), Munich (97),
     Siegen (98), Birmingham (02), Novosibirsk (07) and Brighton (08).

     Besides its traditional topics Domains X will have the
     special themes 'Modelling Computational Effects' and
     'Modelling Continuous Data.'

     The emphasis at Domains workshops is on the exchange of ideas
     between participants similar in style to Dagstuhl seminars.
     In particular, talks on subjects  presented at other conferences
     and workshops are acceptable.


     Lars Birkedal        University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
     Nick Benton          Microsoft Research Cambridge (UK)
     Margarita Korovina   University of Manchester (UK)
     Dag Normann          University of Oslo (Norway)
     John Power           University of Bath (UK)
     Matija Pretnar       University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)
     Thomas Streicher     University of Darmstadt (Germany)
     Jeff Zucker          McMaster University (Canada)


     See http://www.cs.swan.ac.uk/domains2011/

     Submission of abstracts for short talks will be considered
     until July 25. Please submit a one-page abstract via Easychair



     Domain theory has had applications to programming language
     semantics and logics (lambda-calculus, PCF, LCF), recursion theory
     (Kleene-Kreisel countable functionals), general topology
     (injective spaces, function spaces, locally compact spaces, Stone
     duality), topological algebra (compact Hausdorff semilattices) and
     analysis (measure, integration, dynamical systems). Moreover,
     these applications are related - for example, Stone duality gives
     rise to a logic of observable properties of computational

     As such, domain theory is highly interdisciplinary. Topics of
     interaction with domain theory for this workshop include, but are
     not limited to:

       program semantics
       program logics
       probabilistic computation
       exact computation over the real numbers
       lambda calculus
       models of sequential computation
       constructive mathematics
       recursion theory
       real analysis and computability
       topology, metric spaces and domains
       locale theory
       category theory
       topos theory
       type theory


     Please register before July 29, 2011.

     We offer a standard package including workshop fee,
     3 nights en-suite accommodation including breakfast
     and lunches for 220 pounds.

     Details can be found on the workshop website


     A limited number of grants for UK-based research students, funded
     by the London Mathematical Society, are available.

     Please apply before July 25, 2011.
     Details can be found on the workshop website


    The Domains X workshop will take place at Swansea University,
    Department of Computer Science, Robert Recorde Room (2nd floor,
    Faraday Building). En-suite accommodation will be on Campus in
    House Oxwich. For details see the workshop website


     Ulrich Berger     Swansea University  (Co-Chair)
     Jens Blanck       Swansea University
     Martin Escardo    University of Birmingham  (Co-Chair)
     Achim Jung        University of Birmingham
     Klaus Keimel      TU Darmstadt
     Bernhard Reus     University of Sussex
     John Tucker       Swansea University


     Ulrich Berger        Swansea University
     Jens Blanck          Swansea University
     Monika Seisenberger  Swansea University


     We plan to publish proceedings of the workshop in a special
     volume of  a journal. There will be a call for papers after
     the workshop. The papers will be refereed according to normal
     publication standards.

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