|Date:||November the 10th 2022|
|Place:||Université Paris Cité
Faculté de Médecine de Paris
45 rue des Saints-Pères
Amphitheatre Polonovski (second floor)
Premises: Saint Germain
The programming language Prolog saw the light of day fifty years ago.
To celebrate this anniversary, we declare 2022 Year of Prolog!
The festivities will feature a contest for an Alain Colmerauer Prize awarded by an international jury.
Here is the full text of the announcement:
and the list of its signatories on the 24th of January 2022:
Set up of an International Scientific Committee for the Alain Colmerauer Prize, chaired by Robert Kowalski, Professor Emeritus and Distinguished Research Fellow, Imperial College, London.
The members of this committee are: Veronica Dahl, Francesca Rossi, Marie-Christine Rousset, Bob Kowalski (Chairman), Thomas Eiter, Gopal Gupta, Manuel Hermenegildo, David S. Warren, Jean Rohmer, Célestin Sedogbo (Secretary).
Agreement between the Association for Logic Programming (ALP) and the Prolog Heritage Association regarding the Year of Prolog and the Alain Colmerauer Prize. Sponsorship of the event by the highly respected Artificial Intelligence Journal (AIJ).
Kick-off of the Year of Prolog at the first World Artificial Intelligence Cannes Festival (WAICF)
and premiere of the Prolog Heritage documentary Alain Colmerauer, l’Aventure Prolog during the open day, on the stall of La Maison de l'IA.
Opening of the Year of Prolog official Web site: prologyear.logicprogramming.org
Save the date: November the 10th for the
Prolog Day Symposium (open to everybody, registration required),
at Université Paris Cité, Campus Saint-Germain-des-Prés.
Invited talk by former INRIA researcher Pierre Deransart at the French AI conference PFIA 2022 hosted by Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne, and first showing of the the documentary Alain Colmerauer, l’Aventure Prolog in a movie theater, the Méliès art house, as part of the Festiv’IA event.
Invited talk by Manuel Hermenegildo, co-author of the survey 50 years of Prolog and beyond at the International Conference on Logic Programming (ICLP 2022).