B Srivathsan sri at cmi.ac.in
Fri Jun 12 16:04:48 IST 2020


DEADLINE EXTENDED to June 30 for abstract submission and July 5 for 
paper submission.

The Eleventh International Symposium on Games, Automata, Logics, and 
Formal Verification will take place on September 21 and 22, 2020.
Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and the difficulties that are foreseen 
regarding traveling during next September, it has been decided to 
organize the symposium online. The organization will be as follows:

-the authors of accepted papers will be invited to record a 25 minutes 
presentation of their paper — An award will be attributed to the best 
video by the PC members of Gandalf

-these presentations will be made available to the registered 
participants to the conference a few days before the conference — To 
favor interactions, registered participants will be encouraged to send 
questions to the authors

-four invited talks will be given **live** during the online conference. 
We have confirmations from Prof. Erika Abraham (RWTH Aachen, Germany), 
Prof. Adnan Darwiche (UCLA, USA), Prof. Jan Kretinsky (TU München, 
Germany), and Prof. Guillermo Perez (U Antwerpen, Belgium).

-each invited talk will be followed by a Q/A session on papers grouped 
by topics. Each such session will open with 5 minutes short 
presentations of each of the papers of the session by one of their 
author and replies to questions sent by registered participants. Further 
interactions will follow the answers by the authors to those questions.


To maximize the online attendance to the conference, the registration 
will be mandatory but free of charge.

The aim of GandALF 2020 is to bring together researchers from academia 
and industry which are actively working in the fields of Games, 
Automata, Logics, and Formal Verification. The idea is to cover an ample 
spectrum of themes, ranging from theory to applications, and stimulate 

Papers focused on formal methods are especially welcome. Authors are 
invited to submit original research or tool papers on all relevant 
topics in these areas. Papers discussing new ideas that are at an early 
stage of development are also welcome. The topics covered by the 
conference include, but are not limited to, the following:

-Automata Theory
-Automated Deduction
-Computational aspects of Game Theory
-Concurrency and Distributed computation
-Decision Procedures
-Deductive, Compositional, and Abstraction Techniques for Verification
-Finite Model Theory
-First-order and Higher-order Logics
-Formal Languages
-Formal Methods for Systems Biology, Hybrid, Embedded, and Mobile Systems
-Games and Automata for Verification
-Game Semantics
-Logical aspects of Computational Complexity
-Logics of Programs
-Modal and Temporal Logics
-Model Checking
-Models of Reactive and Real-Time Systems
-Probabilistic Models (Markov Decision processes)
-Program Analysis and Software Verification
-Reinforcement Learning
-Run-time Verification and Testing
-Specification and Verification of Finite and Infinite-state Systems

– Abstract submission: June 30, 2020 (EXTENDED)
– Paper submission: July 5, 2020 (EXTENDED)
– Notification: August 3, 2020 (EXTENDED)
– Camera-ready: September 1, 2020 (EXTENDED)
- Conference: September 21-22, 2020

The proceedings will be published by Electronic Proceedings in 
Theoretical Computer Science. Authors of the best papers will be invited 
to submit a revised version of their work to a special issue of 
Information and Computation. The previous editions of GandALF already 
led to special issues of the International Journal of Foundations of 
Computer Science (GandALF 2010), Theoretical Computer Science (GandALF 
2011 and 2012), Information and Computation (GandALF 2013, 2014, 2016, 
2017 are published, and those for 2018 and 2019 are in progress), and 
Acta Informatica (GandALF 2015).

Submitted papers should not exceed fourteen (14) pages using EPTCS 
format (please use the LaTeX style provided at http://style.eptcs.org), 
be unpublished and contain original research. For papers reporting 
experimental results, authors are encouraged to make their data 
available with their submission. Submissions must be in PDF or PS format 
and will be handled via the EasyChair Conference system at the following 

-Prof. Erika Abraham (RWTH Aachen, Germany)
-Prof. Adnan Darwiche (UCLA, USA)
-Prof. Jan Kretinsky (TU München, Germany)
-Prof. Guillermo Perez (U Antwerpen, Belgium).

Davide Bresolin, University of Padova (Italy)
Jean-François Raskin, Université libre de Bruxelles (Belgium)

Alessandro Abate, University of Oxford (UK)
Galit Ashkenazi-Golan, Tel-Aviv university (Israel)
Benedikt Bollig, ENS Cachan, CNRS (France)
Pedro Cabalar, University of Corunna (Spain)
Franck Cassez, Macquarie University (Australia)
Silvia Crafa, Universita' di Padova (Italy)
Rüdiger Ehlers, Clausthal University of Technology (Germany)
Mohamed Faouzi Atig, Uppsala University (Sweden)
János Flesch , Maastricht University (The Netherlands)
Jan Kretinsky, Technical University of Munich (Germany)
Orna Kupferman, Hebrew University (Israel)
Sławomir Lasota, Warsaw University (Poland)
Ranko Lazic, University of Warwick (UK)
Jérôme Leroux, University of Bordeaux (France)
Radu Mardare, University of Strathclyde (UK) Angelo Montanari, 
University of Udine (Italy)
Emilio Muñoz-Velasco, University of Malaga (Spain)
Gennaro Parlato, University of Molise (Italy)
Mickael Randour, Université de Mons (Belgium)
Sriram Sankaranarayanan, University of Colorado (USA)
B Srivathsan, Chennai Mathematical Institute (India)
Martin Zimmermann, University of Liverpool (UK)

Luca Aceto (Reykjavik University, Iceland)
Javier Esparza (University of Munich, Germany)
Salvatore La Torre (University of Salerno, Italy)
Angelo Montanari (University of Udine, Italy)
Mimmo Parente (University of Salerno, Italy)
Wolfgang Thomas (Aachen University, Germany)

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