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[PVS] E. W. Beth Dissertation Prize: 2010 call for nominations
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E. W. Beth Dissertation Prize: 2010 call for nominations
Since 2002, FoLLI (the Association for Logic, Language, and Information,
http://www.folli.org) awards the E.W. Beth Dissertation Prize to
dissertations in the fields of Logic, Language, and Information. We
submissions for the best dissertation which resulted in a Ph.D. degree
year 2009. The dissertations will be judged on technical depth and
originality, and impact made in at least two of three fields of Logic,
Language, and Computation. Interdisciplinarity is an important feature
the theses competing for the E.W. Beth Dissertation Prize.
Nominations of candidates are admitted who were awarded a Ph.D. degree
the areas of Logic, Language, or Information between January 1st,
December 31st, 2009. There is no restriction on the nationality of the
or the university where the Ph.D. was granted. After a careful
FoLLI has decided to accept only dissertations written in English.
produced in 2009 but not written in English or not translated will be
for submission, after translation, also with the call next year (for
The present call for nominations for the E.W. Beth Dissertation Award
also accept nominations of full English translations of theses
written in another language than English and defended in 2008 or 2009.
The prize consists of:
-a donation of 2500 euros provided by the E.W. Beth Foundation
-an invitation to submit the thesis (or a revised version of it) to
Publications on Logic, Language and Information (Springer). For further
information on this series see the FoLLI site.
How to submit.
Only electronic submissions are accepted. The following documents are
1. The thesis in pdf or ps format (doc/rtf not accepted);
2. A ten page abstract of the dissertation in ascii or pdf format;
3. A letter of nomination from the thesis supervisor. Self-nominations
admitted: each nomination must be sponsored by the thesis supervisor.
of nomination should concisely describe the scope and significance of
dissertation and state when the degree was officially awarded;
4. Two additional letters of support, including at least one letter
referee not affiliated with the academic institution that awarded the
All documents must be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
submissions are not admitted. In case of any problems with the email
or a lack of notification within three working days, nominators should
Deadline for Submissions: April 30, 2010.
Notification of Decision: July 20, 2010.
Natasha Alechina (Nottingham)
Lev Beklemishev (Moscow)
Wojciech Buszkowski (chair) (Poznan)
Didier Caucal (IGM-CNRS)
Nissim Francez (Haifa)
Alexander Koller (Saarbruecken)
Alberto Policriti (Udine)
Ian Pratt-Hartmann (Manchester)
Rob van der Sandt (Nijmegen)
Colin Stirling (Edinburgh)
Rineke Verbrugge (Groningen)
Heinrich Wansing (Dresden)