The program is yet to be announced but we are happy to already announce the invited speakers of LOFT 2016.
Yoram Moses is a professor of Electrical Engineering at the Technion in Israel. In his research he made some fundamental contributions to the fields of distributed systems and multi-agent computing systems. He is also well known for the book “Reasoning about Knowledge” that he wrote with Ronald Fagin, Joseph Halpern and Moshe Vardi.
Hans Rott is a professor of Theoretical Philosophy at the University of Regensburg in Germany. He is well known for his important work in the area of belief revision. In 2001 he wrote the book “Change, choice and inference: A study of belief revision and non-monotonic reasoning”.
Burkhard Schipper is professor of Economics at the University of California, Davis in the USA. He is one of the pioneers for the study of unawareness in games – a young but blooming field that is attracting more and more attention lately. Recently, Burkhard is also involved in experimental work in game theory and economics.
Sonja Smets is associate professor at the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation at the University of Amsterdam in The Netherlands. Her research focuses mainly on belief revision and quantum logic, and she has made very substantial contributions to both of these areas. Sonja is currently the scientific leader of two major research projects on these fields.
Peter Wakker is professor at the Econometric Institute of the Erasmus University in Rotterdam (The Netherlands). Peter Wakker is one of the principal investigators in the field of decision theory under uncertainty, especially prospect theory. In 2010 he published the book “Prospect theory: For risk and ambiguity.”