Workshop on Action and Causality

The Workshop on Action and Causality will be held in Trento, Italy on May 30, 1998. It is a part of the Seventh International Workshop on Nonmonotonic Reasoning, scheduled in conjunction with Sixth International Conference on Principles of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning.


Hector Geffner (
Departamento de Computación
Universidad Simón Bolívar
Aptdo 89000, Caracas 1080-A

Vladimir Lifschitz (
Department of Computer Sciences
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712-1188


May 30, 1998

11:00 Michael Thielscher. From situation calculus to fluent calculus.

11:30 Steffen Hoelldobler and Hans-Peter Stoerr. Reasoning about complex actions.

12:00 Javier Pinto. Causality, indirect effects and triggers.

12:30 Lunch

2:00 Josefina Sierra. Declarative formalization of strategies for action selection.

2:30 Richmond Thomason. Defeasibly successful action.