Thirteenth Conference on Logic and the Foundations of Game and Decision Theory (LOFT 2018)

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Date: 
16-07-18 to 18-07-18
City: 
Milan
Country: 
Italy
Event format: 
Conference
This is the 13th in a series of bi-annual conferences on the applications of logical methods to foundational issues in the theory of individual and interactive decision-making. Preference is given to papers that bring together the work and problems of several fields, such as game and decision theory, logic, computer science and artificial intelligence, philosophy, cognitive psychology, mathematics and mind sciences.

The previous eleven conferences took place in Marseille (France), January 1994,
Torino (Italy), December 1996, December 1998, July 2000 and July 2002,
Leipzig (Germany), July 2004, Liverpool (UK), July 2006,
Amsterdam (The Netherlands), July 2008, Toulouse (France), July 2010, 
Sevilla (Spain), 2012, Bergen (Norway), 2014 and Maastricht (The Netherlands) 2016.

Among the topics of particular relevance are:

  • Modal logics for games and protocols: epistemic and deontic logic, multi-agent logic, temporal logic, dynamic logic, probabilistic and multivalued logic, logic of belief revision.
  • Foundations of game and decision theory: epistemic foundations of solution concepts, information processing and communication in games, belief formation and revision in games.
  • Learning and information-processing models: economic aspects of information processing, learning in game-theoretic contexts, inductive learning and inductive decision making.
  • Bounded rationality approaches to game and decision theory.

SUBMISSION INFORMATION
 
The three-day conference will give opportunity for paper presentations and discussions. Potential contributors should submit an 
extended
 abstract of approximately 5 - 10 pages in PDF format through

https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=loft2018

Note that the 10-page limit (excluding references and appendix) is a HARD CONTRAINTsubmissions exceeding 10 pages will NOT be considered.

The deadline for submission is March 1, 2018, and authors will be notified of acceptance decisions by April 15, 2018.

Papers that have appeared in print, or are known to appear in print, before the conference, should not be submitted for presentation at LOFT.


IMPORTANT DATES

Deadline for submission: 1 March, 2018
Deadline for reviews: 1 April, 2018
Notification to authors: 15 April, 2018
Conference:  July 16-18, 2018


PUBLICATION OF CONTRIBUTED PAPERS
We anticipate that, as in the past, a selection of papers presented at LOFT13 will be published in one or two special issues of  journals.

 

For a list of publications based on previous LOFT conferences see: http://www.econ.ucdavis.edu/faculty/bonanno/loft.html
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