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…

Alonzo Church Award for Outstanding Contributions to Logic and Computation 2019 Call for Nominations

SIGLOG is calling for nominations for The Alonzo Church Award, which should be submitted to shankar@csl.sri.com by March 1, 2019. The details of the award and the nomination procedure for this year are described in this post.

The 2018 Alonzo Church Award for Outstanding Contributions to Logic and Computation Call for Nominations

SIGLOG is calling for nominations for The Alonzo Church Award, which should be submitted to catuscia@lix.polytechnique.fr by March 1, 2018. The details of the award and the nomination procedure for this year are described in this post.

Winners of the 2017 Alonzo Church Award

The 2017 Alonzo Church Award for Outstanding Contributions to Logic and Computation is given jointly to Samson Abramsky, Radha Jagadeesan, Pasquale Malacaria, Martin Hyland, Luke Ong, and Hanno Nickau for providing a fully-abstract semantics for higher-order computation through the introduction of game models, thereby fundamentally revolutionising the field of programming language semantics, and for the applied impact of these models.