Newsletter July 2020

Dear SIGLOG Members, This year’s July issue of the SIGLOG Newsletter appeared. In this issue Frank Pfenning, the SIGLOG chair, reflects upon this year’s LICS. We announce the winners of the 2020 Alonzo Church Award for Outstanding Contributions to Logic and Computation. In Neil Immerman’s Complexity column, Sandra Kiefer discusses her latest results on the… Continue reading »

Winners of the 2020 Alonzo Church Award

The 2020 Alonzo Church Award for Outstanding Contributions to Logic and Computation is given jointly to Ronald Fagin, Phokion G. Kolaitis, Renée J. Miller, Lucian Popa, and Wang Chiew Tan for their ground-breaking work on laying the logical foundations for data exchange.

Newsletter April 2020

Dear SIGLOG Members, This year’s April issue of the SIGLOG Newsletter appeared, a newsletter during the unusual times of COVID-19! In this issue As conferences are being rescheduled and moved online, the SIGLOG Chair wonders how best to organize this year’s LICS. Laure Daviaud writes about the sequentiality problem for max-plus automata in Ranko Lazić’s… Continue reading »

Newsletter January 2020

Dear SIGLOG Members, This year’s January issue of the SIGLOG Newsletter appeared. In this issue The SIGLOG Chair comments on recent developments regarding open access. Neil Immerman’s Complexity column features a tutorial on constant delay enumeration for conjunctive queries by Christoph Berkholz, Fabian Gerhardt and Nicole Schweikardt. In Ranko Lazić’s Verification column, Nathalie Bertrand surveys… Continue reading »

Newsletter October 2019

Dear SIGLOG Members, This year’s October issue of the SIGLOG Newsletter appeared. In this issue Frank Pfenning, the new SIGLOG Chair, encourages participation in SIGLOG-related activities. In Ranko Lazić’s Verification column, Matthew Hague surveys recent directions in research into string constraints. Alberto Lluch Lafuente reports on 14th International Federated Conference on Distributed Computing Techniques (DisCoTec)… Continue reading »

Newsletter July 2019

Dear SIGLOG Members, This year’s July issue of the SIGLOG Newsletter appeared. In this issue Alongside the official announcement of the 2019 ACM SIGLOG Election results, we present letters from both the outgoing and incoming SIGLOG Chairs. In Jorge A. Pérez’s Conference Reports section, Michael Morak, Anna Prianichnikova and Ana Sokolova write about the Helmut… Continue reading »

Newsletter April 2019

Dear SIGLOG Members, This year’s April issue of the SIGLOG Newsletter appeared. In this issue The April issue features two technical columns. David Pym surveys the Logic of Bunched Implications in Michael Mislove’s column on Semantics. Ori Lahav writes about verification under causally consistent shared memory in the Verification column edited by Ranko Lazić. Enjoy!

Newsletter January 2019

Dear SIGLOG Members, This year’s January issue of the SIGLOG Newsletter appeared. In this issue Every three years SIGLOG elects new office holders: the slate of candidates for 2019 can be found after the Chair’s Letter. In the Automata Column, the column’s editor Mikołaj Bojańczyk advocates the Hilbert method for analysing infinite-state systems. Ranko Lazić’s… Continue reading »