|Special Session on Biological Computation
organized by Thomas Bäck (Leiden)
|Paola Bonizzoni (Milano): "Recombinant DNA, gene splicing as generatice devices of formal languages"
Marian Gheorghe (Sheffield): "Membrane Computing - current results and future problems"
Tero Harju (Turku)
Natalio Krasnogor (Nottingham): "An environment aware P-system model of quorum sensing"
|Special Session on Complexity
organized by Elvira Mayordomo Cámara (Zaragoza)
|Ricard Gavaldà (Barcelona / Montréal QC): "An Algebraic View on Exact Learning from Queries"
Jack Lutz (Ames IA): "The Dimension of a Point: Computability meets Fractal Geometry"
Peter Bro Miltersen (Aarhus): "The Computational Complexity of One-Dimensional Sandpiles"
Jacobo Torán (Ulm): "Arthur-Merlin games and the problem of isomorphism testing"
|Special Session on Epistemology and Methodology of Computing
organized by Hartmut Fitz (Amsterdam) and Guglielmo Tamburrini (Pisa)
|Angelo Cangelosi (Plymouth): "Symbol Grounding in Connectionist and Adaptive Agent Models"
Artur d'Avila Garcez (London): "Fewer Epistemological Challenges for Connectionism"
Wilfried Sieg (Pittsburgh PA): "Computability and dscrete dynamical systems"
Giuseppe Trautteur (Napoli): "Beyond the SuperTuring Snare: Analog Computation and Digital Virtuality"
|Special Session on Proofs and Computation
organized by Arnold Beckmann (Vienna) and Laura Crosilla (Firenze)
|Ulrich Berger (Swansea): "Continuous Semantics for Strong Normalization"
Thierry Coquand (Göteborg): "A logical approach to abstract algebra"
Jan Johannsen (München) (cancelled)
Stan Wainer (Leeds): "Complexity in Predicative Arithmetic"
Andreas Weiermann (Utrecht): Phase transition results for subrecursive hierarchies and rapidly growing Ramsey functions
|Special Session on Real Computation
organized by Abbas Edalat (London)
|Amin Farjudian (Tehran): "SHRAD: A language for sequential real number computation"
André Lieutier (Aix-en-Provence / Grenoble): "Geometric software: robustness issues and model of computation"
Milad Niqui (Nijmegen): "Formalising Exact Arithmetic in Type Theory"
Dirk Pattinson (München): "Domain-theoretic formulation of Linear Boundary Value Problems"
Ning Zhong (Cincinnati OH): "Computable Analysis of a non-homogeneous boundary-value problem for the Korteweg-de Vries equation"
|Special Session on Relative Computation
organized by Barry Cooper (Leeds) and Andrea Sorbi (Siena)
|Denis Hirschfeldt (Chicago IL): "Computability-theoretic and proof-theoretic aspects of Vaughtian model theory"
Iskander Kalimullin (Kazan) (cancelled)
Andrew E.M. Lewis (Leeds): "On a question of Sacks - a partial solution on the positive side"
Angsheng Li (Beijing): Low splitting theorem in the difference hierarchy
Andrey Morozov (Novosibirsk): "On categoricity in restricted classes" (cancelled)
Frank Stephan (Singapore): Presentations of K-trivial reals and Kolmogorov complexity (with Guohua Wu)