Algebra, Meaning, and Computation
A Festschrift in Honor of Joseph Goguen
Joseph Goguen is one of the most prominent computer scientists worldwide. His numerous research contributions span many topics and have changed the way we think about many concepts. Our views about data types, programming languages, software specification and verification, computational behavior, logics in computer science, semiotics, interface design, multimedia, and consciousness, to mention just some of the areas, have all been enriched in fundamental ways by his ideas.
A Symposium to honor Joseph Goguen on his 65th birthday on June 28, 2006 will be held at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of California in San Diego (UCSD) in June 27–29, 2006. There will also be an IFIP WG1.3 meeting co-located with the Symposium that will take place on June 30. Leading researchers in the different areas spanned by Joseph Goguen's work have contributed over thirty papers to the Festschrift volume being published by Springer-Verlag. These papers will be presented at the Symposium in a three full day programme. A Symposium banquet is planned for June 28 to celebrate Joseph Goguen's 65th Birthday. The Symposium organizers welcome participation by any members of the scientific community who would like to take part in this important event.
All events other than the concert may require registration.
The UCSD Campus is located in La Jolla, on top of a spectacular mesa overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The Symposium, and also the IFIP WG1.3 meeting, will be held at UCSD's Department of Computer Science and Engineering. The town of La Jolla is one of the most beautiful in the California Coast. Weather in June should be very pleasant, typically around 25 degrees Celsius, mostly sunny but possibly with some morning coastal fog.
La Jolla is easy to reach from the San Diego Airport (see below). All major US airlines fly into San Diego from other main hubs like Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Dallas, and so on.
The Festschrift Symposium in Honor of Joseph Goguen is being hosted by the Jacobs School of Engineering's Department of Computer Science and Engineering. The meetings will be held in the Computer Science and Engineering Building's main Auditorium, room 1202. To help you find where the meetings are located, we have a map of the campus and directions to the UCSD CSE Department.
A block of rooms at a special reduced rate been reserved for this event at the Best Western La Jolla Inn by the Sea, which is conveniently located at the heart of downtown La Jolla and very close to the Ocean.
Transportation from the San Diego airport to the Best Western Hotel (Both terminals 1 & 2) is provided by Cloud 9 Shuttle for $16.00. This is the cheapest way to get to the hotel and the fee can be directly charged to the hotel room. The shuttle runs 24 hours a day. Taxi or rental car are alternative options.
Please register as soon as possible. Not only will you avoid a higher registrations cost (see below), but this will also greatly facilitate the planning of the various symposium events.
The early registration fee of $255.00 gives access to the entire Festschrift event. This includes meetings on June 27–29, snacks and drinks during the meeting, lunches on all 3 days, Festschrift volume, Concert with Wine & Cheese Reception on June 27th, banquet on June 28th and transportation to and from hotel for events. The registration fee of $51.00 for the IFIP WG 1.3 Meeting on June 30th includes snacks & drinks during the meeting, lunch, and transportation to and from hotel.
The registration can be made using a credit card at the symposium registration website: https://secure.ucsd.edu/external/cse-festschrift/
Early registration is strongly encouraged. A registration fee of $300 will be required after June 11, and a late registration fee of $350 after June 21st.
Participants are strongly encouraged to register as soon as possible, and also to proceed immediately with booking of their hotel room and airline tickets. June is a high tourist season in La Jolla, and late booking of airline tickets, or of hotel rooms not under the special conditions mentioned above, can be significantly more expensive.
|Tuesday, June 27|
|8:15||Bus picks up participants at the hotel.|
|Meaning (3 talks)|
|9:00||Sync or Swarm: Musical Improvisation and the Dynamics of Group Creativity|
|9:30||My Friend Joseph Goguen|
|10:00||Metalogic, Qualia, and Identity on Neptune's Great Moon: Meaning and Mathematics in the Works of Joseph A. Goguen and Samuel R. Delany|
|Meta-Logic I (3 talks)|
|11:30||Jewels of Institution-Independent Model Theory|
|12:00||Semantic Web Languages — Towards an Institutional Perspective|
|Meta-Logic II (2 talks)|
|2:00||Institutional 2-cells and Grothendieck Institutions|
|2:30||Complete Categorical Deduction for Satisfaction as Injectivity|
|Specifications and Composition I (3 talks)|
|3:30||Extension Morphisms for CommUnity|
|4:00||Non-intrusive Formal Methods and Strategic Rewriting for a Chemical Application|
|4:30||From OBJ to ML to Coq|
|6:00||Champagne reception with appetizers in the CSE Dept.|
|8:15||Concert by Ryoko Amadee Goguen at Erickson Hall in UCSD Music Dept.|
|10:00||Bus returns participants to the hotel.|
|Wednesday, June 28|
|9:00||Bus picks up participants at the hotel.|
|Specifications and Composition II (2 talks)|
|9:30||From OBJ to Maude and Beyond|
|10:00||Schema Mapping for Data Transformation and Integration|
|Specifications and Composition III (2 talks)|
|11:00||Horizontal Composability Revisited|
|11:30||Composition by Colimit and Formal Software Development|
|Behavior and Formal Languages I (2 talks)|
|2:00||Proving Behavioral Refinements of COL-Specifications|
|2:30||Sheaves and Structures of Transition Systems|
|Behavior and Formal Languages II (2 talks)|
|3:30||Uniform Functors on Sets|
|4:00||An Algebraic Approach to Regular Sets|
|5:00||Bus returns participants to the hotel.|
|7:00||Bus brings participants from the hotel to the banquet.|
|7:30||Birthday banquet at The Lodge at Torrey Pines Golf Course|
|11:30||Bus returns participants to the hotel.|
|Thursday, June 29|
|9:00||Bus picks up participants at the hotel.|
|Models, Deduction, and Computation I (2 talks)|
|9:30||Completion is an Instance of Abstract Canonical System Inference|
|10:00||Some Varieties of Equational Logic|
|Models, Deduction, and Computation II (2 talks)|
|11:00||Iterative Lexicographic Path Order|
|11:30||A Functorial Framework for Constraint Normal Logic Programming|
|Models, Deduction, and Computation III (2 talks)|
|2:00||A Stochastic Theory of Black-Box Software Testing|
|2:30||Some Tips on Writing Proof Scores in the OTS/CafeOBJ Method|
|4:20||Bus returns participants to the hotel.|