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Logic Programs, Norms and Action

Essays in Honor of Marek J. Sergot on the Occasion of His 60th Birthday

  • Alexander Artikis
  • Robert Craven
  • Nihan Kesim Çiçekli
  • Babak Sadighi
  • Kostas Stathis


  • Commemorative publication

  • Focusing on the research interests of Marek J. Sergot

  • Written by experts


Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7360)

Also part of the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence book sub series (LNAI, volume 7360)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Marek Sergot: A Memoir

    1. Trevor Bench-Capon
      Pages 1-3
    2. Steve Barker, Andrew J. I. Jones, Antonis Kakas, Robert A. Kowalski, Alessio Lomuscio, Rob Miller et al.
      Pages 4-11
  3. Part I: Logic Programming

    1. Robert A. Kowalski, Fariba Sadri
      Pages 12-32
    2. Dov M. Gabbay
      Pages 52-78
  4. Part II: Temporal Reasoning and Action Languages

    1. Evgenios Hadjisoteriou, Antonis Kakas
      Pages 103-122
    2. Stefano Bragaglia, Federico Chesani, Paola Mello, Marco Montali, Paolo Torroni
      Pages 123-146
    3. Justin Blount, Michael Gelfond
      Pages 147-171
    4. Alessio Lomuscio, Wojciech Penczek
      Pages 172-195
    5. Koen V. Hindriks, Wiebe van der Hoek, John-Jules Ch. Meyer
      Pages 196-219
  5. Part III: AI and Law

  6. Part IV: Deontic Logic and Norm-Governed Systems

    1. Andrew J. I. Jones, Steven O. Kimbrough
      Pages 273-294
    2. Xavier Parent
      Pages 295-307
    3. Marco Alberti, Marco Gavanelli, Evelina Lamma
      Pages 308-328
    4. Paolo Turrini, Xavier Parent, Leendert van der Torre, Silvano Colombo Tosatto
      Pages 329-348
  7. Part V: Logical Approaches to Policies and Authorization

About this book


This book is dedicated to Marek Sergot, Professor in Computational Logic at Imperial College London, on the occasion of his 60th birthday. Professor Sergot’s scientific contributions range over many different fields. He has developed a series of novel ideas and formal methods bridging areas including artificial intelligence, computational logic, philosophical logic, legal theory, artificial intelligence and law, multi-agent systems and bioinformatics. By combining his background in logic and computing with his interest in the law, deontic logic, action, and related areas, and applying to all his capacity to understand the subtleties of social interaction and normative reasoning, Professor Sergot has opened up new directions of research, and has been a reference, an inspiration, and a model for many researchers in the fields to which he has contributed. The Festschrift includes several reminiscences and introductory essays describing Professor Sergot's achievements, followed by a series of articles on logic programming, temporal reasoning and action languages, artificial intelligence and law, deontic logic and norm-governed systems, and logical approaches to policies.


argumentation business process management computational logic multi-agent systems service oriented architectures

Editors and affiliations

  • Alexander Artikis
    • 1
  • Robert Craven
    • 2
  • Nihan Kesim Çiçekli
    • 3
  • Babak Sadighi
    • 4
  • Kostas Stathis
    • 5
  1. 1.Software and Knowledge Engineering LaboratoryInstitute of Informatics and Telecommunications, National Centre for Scientific Research ’Demokritos’AthensGreece
  2. 2.Department of ComputingImperial College LondonLondonUK
  3. 3.Department of Computer EngineeringMiddle East Technical UniversityÇankayaTurkey
  4. 4.Axiomatics ABStockholmSweden
  5. 5.Royal Holloway, University of LondonUK

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