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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 »

2019 Candidate Slate Announcement

Note: The links below will only be active from 15 January on. Every three years, SIGLOG elects new office holders; these are Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary and Treasurer. The election itself will take place later this spring. Only current SIGLOG members can vote; ACM will issue a ballot by email to all current SIGLOG members at… Continue reading »

Newsletter October 2018

Dear SIGLOG Members, This year’s October issue of the SIGLOG Newsletter appeared. In this issue SIGLOG Chair reflects on the 2018 Federated Logic Conference (FLoC) and the recent SIG Governing Board meeting. Andrei Bulatov surveys the CSP Dichotomy Conjecture and its solution in Neil Immerman’s Complexity Column. The Verification column, edited by Ranko Lazić, features… Continue reading »

Newsletter July 2018

Dear SIGLOG Members, This year’s July issue of the SIGLOG Newsletter appeared. In this issue Howard Straubing presents a revisionist history of connections between first-order logic and aperiodic languages in Mikołaj Bojańczyk’s column on Automata. Neil Immerman’s column on Complexity is dedicated to two-variable logics: Emanuel Kieroński, Ian Pratt-Hartmann and Lidia Tendera discuss fragments and… Continue reading »

Newsletter April 2018

Dear SIGLOG Members, This year’s April issue of the SIGLOG Newsletter appeared. In this issue Diego Figueira surveys research on the satisfiability problem for XPath in Mikołaj Bojańczyk’s column on Automata. In Michael Mislove’s Semantics column, Jane Hillston describes the evolution of stochastic process algebras and their applications. Alin Deutsch, Richard Hull, Yuliang Li and… Continue reading »

Newsletter July 2017

Dear SIGLOG Members, This year’s July issue of the SIGLOG Newsletter appeared.   In this issue We announce the winners of this year’s Alonzo Church, LICS Test-of-Time and Kleene Awards! Luc Segoufin surveys the current state of the art in first-order logics with tree-like models in Mikołaj Bojańczyk’s column on Automata. Neil Immerman’s Complexity column… Continue reading »