[Agda] Call for Participation: Midlands Graduate School 2012

Eike Ritter E.Ritter at cs.bham.ac.uk
Sat Jan 28 18:51:22 CET 2012

           Call for Participation

    Midlands Graduate School in Computer Science
               23-27  April 2012

          School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham, UK

The Midlands Graduate School (MGS) in the Foundations of Computing
Science provides an intensive course of lectures on the Mathematical
Foundations of Computing. It has run annually since 1999, and is
hosted by the Universites of Birmingham, Leicester, and Nottingham in
rotation. The lectures are aimed at PhD students, typically in their
first or second year of study. However, the school is open to anyone
who is interested in learning more about the mathematical foundations
of computing, and all such participants are warmly welcomed. We also
very much welcome students from abroad. 

The following courses will be offered:

Introductory Courses:
    * Category Theory
      Graham Hutton (University of Nottingham)
    * Advanced Functional Programming
      Henrik Nilsson (University of Nottingham)
    * Typed Lambda Calculus
      Paul Levy (University of Birmingham)

Advanced Courses:

    * Constructive Mathematics and Type Theory
      Thierry Coquand (University of Gothenburg)
    * Categories and Functors
      Uday Reddy (University of Birmingham)
    * Computing with Infinite Objects
      Martin Escardo (University of Birmingham)
    * Logical Relations
      Andrzej Murawski (University of Leicester)
    * Provability, fixed points and clock ticks
      Tadeusz Litak (University of Leicester)
    * Kleene Algebras
      Georg Struth (University of Sheffield)


The school will be held  in the School of Computer Science,
University of Birmingham. Birmingham is centrally located  in the UK,
and  is easily reachable by road, rail and air (Birmingham
International Airport).


The deadline  for registration is  15 March 2012. The registration fee
is £230. 

We have reserved accommodation in the ETAP-hotel for five
nights for £170. Please indicate during registration whether you would
like us to reserve accommodation for you.


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   Web page      - http://events.cs.bham.ac.uk/mgs2012

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