CSL 2000 - Preliminary Program


The scientific program includes presentations of 28 contributed papers selected from 69 submissions and 9 invited lectures, including those for the symposium in honour of Yuri Gurevich.

Monday, August 21

17.00 Arrival and Registration
19.30 Dinner

Tuesday, August 22

8.30Invited Speaker: Colin Stirling (University of Edinburgh):
-- Decision Procedures for Pushdown Automata
9.45 Equational Termination by Semantic Labelling
-- Hitoshi Ohsaki, Aart Middeldorp and Juergen Giesl
10.15 Definability over Linear Constraints
-- Michael Benedikt and H. Jerome Keisler
10.45 Coffee break
11.15 Completeness of Higher-Order Duration Calculus
-- Zhan Naijun
11.45 From Programs to Games: Invariance and Safety for Bisimulation
-- Marc Pauly
12.30 Lunch, Nature
15.30 Flatness is not a Weakness
-- Hubert Comon and Veronique Cortier
16.00 On the Complexity of Explicit Modal Logics
-- Roman Kuznets
16.30 Coffee break
17.00 Modal Satisfiability is in Deterministic Linear Space
-- Edith Hemaspaandra
17.30 Independence: Logics and Concurrency
-- J. C. Bradfield
19.00 Dinner

Wednesday, August 23

8.30 Invited Speaker: Paul Beame (University of Washington):
-- The Complexity of Proving Properties of Random Objects
9.30 Break
9.45 Discreet Games, Light Affine Logic and PTIME Computation
-- A. S. Murawski and C.-H. L. Ong
10.15 On the Complexity of Combinatorial and Metafinite Generating Functions
-- J. A. Makowski and K. Meer
10.45 Coffee break
11.15 The Descriptive Complexity of the Fixed-Points of Bounded Formulas
-- Albert Atserias
11.45 Bounded Arithmetic and Descriptive Complexity
-- Achim Blumensath
12.30 Lunch, Nature
15.30 A Proof-Theoretically Adequate Axiomatization of Intuitionistic Fuzzy Logic
-- Matthias Baaz and Richard Zach
16.00 On the Logic of the Standard Proof Predicate
-- Rostislav Yavorsky
16.30 Coffee break
17.00 Elementary Choiceless Constructive Analysis
-- Peter M. Schuster
17.30 A Theory of Explicit Mathematics Equivalent to ID_1
-- Reinhard Kahle and Thomas Studer
18.15 EACSL membership meeting
19.00 Dinner

Thursday, August 24

in honour of
on the occasion of his 60th birthday

Invited Speakers:
8.30 Yuri Gurevich (Microsoft Research, Redmond):
-- On Abstract State Machines
9.30 Break
9.45 Egon Börger (University of Pisa, on sabbatical at Microsoft Research, Redmond):
-- Composition and Submachine Concepts for Sequential ASMs
10.45 Coffee break
11.15 Wolfram Schulte (Microsoft Research, Redmond):
-- Translating Theory into Practice - Abstract State Machines within Microsoft
12.30 Lunch, Nature
15.00 Andreas Blass (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor):
-- On Choiceless Polynomial Time Computation and the Zero-One Law
16.00 Coffee break
16.30 Moshe Y. Vardi (Rice University, Houston):
-- Automated Verification = Graphs, Automata, and Logic
17.45 Saharon Shelah (The Hebrew University, Jerusalem):
-- Choiceless Polynomial Time Logic: Inability to express.
19.30 Conference dinner

Friday, August 25

8.30 Continuous Functionals of Dependent Types and Equilogical Spaces
-- Andrej Bauer and Lars Birkedal
9.00 Subtyping with Power Types
-- David Aspinall
9.30 Coffee break
10.00 Interactive Programs in Dependent Type Theory
-- Peter Hancock and Anton Setzer
10.30 Elimination of Negation in a Logical Framework
-- Alberto Momigliano
11.30 Excursion
19.00 Dinner

Saturday, August 26

8.30 Invited Speaker: Bruno Poizat (University of Lyon):
-- An unsuccessful attempt to construct a structure with fast elimination of quantifiers
9.30 Break
9.45 Finite Models and Full Completeness
-- James Laird
10.15 A Fully Complete PER Model for ML Polymorphic Types
-- Samson Abramsky and Marina Lenisa
10.45 Coffee break
11.15 Logical Relations and Data Abstraction
-- John Power and Edmund Robinson
11.45 Sequents, Frames, and Completeness
-- Thierry Coquand and Guo-Quiang Zhang
12.30 Lunch
15.30 On the Computational Interpretation of Negation
-- Michel Parigot
16.00 Logic Programming and Co-inductive Definitions
-- Mathieu Jaume
16.30 Coffee break
17.00 Axiomatizing the Least Fixed Point Operation and Supremum
-- Zoltan Esik
17.30 Disjunctive Tautologies as Synchronization Schemes
-- Vincent Danos and Jean-Louis Krivine
19.00 Dinner

Sunday, August 27

Breakfast, Departure

The official language of the conference is English.


Friday afternoon:Excursion to one of the mountains (1600 m) nearby
Thursday evening:Conference dinner at the Aurachhof