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Voici une annonce pour un grand congrhs de logique qui sera organish au printemps 2005 en Suisse. Il existe des possibilitis d'obtenir des bourses pour participer en ce congrhs a travers l'AUF (Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie), mais il faut se depjcher car la
limite pour diposer les dossiers est le 15 septembre prochain. Vous trouverez tous les details sur le site du congrhs.


1st World Congress and School on Universal Logic (UNILOG 2005)

Montreux - Switzerland, School : March 26-30 ;
Congress : March 31 - April 3, 2005

This event will focus on:

1) Techniques that can be used for a general theory of logics (Labelled deductive systems, Kripke structures, Logical matrices, etc.);

2) Studies of classes of logics (Substructural logics, Non monotonic logics, Paraconsistent logics, etc.)

3) Scope of validity and domain of application of fundamental theorems of logic (Completeness, Deduction, Cut-elimination, etc.)

4) Philosophical considerations about the nature of logic and the universality of some logical laws or axioms.

The school is intended for advanced students and young researchers. There will be about 20 tutorials on many subjetcs: combination of logics, multiple conclusion logic, combinatory logic, logics and games, abstract model theory, logic as language vs. logic as calculus,
category theory for logics, etc.

Invited speakers of the congress will include A.Avron, D.Batens, J.Corcoran, M.Dunn, D.Gabbay, R.Jansana, A.Koslow, V.de Paiva, K.Segerberg.
Contributed papers for the congress can be submitted before October 30, 2004.

More information on the website: http://www.uni-log.org

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