The proceedings of ALT 2013 are published by Springer as volume 8139 in their Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence series which is part of the Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series LNCS LOGO.

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Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Algorithmic Learning Theory,” and the volume editors are Sanjay Jain, Rémi Munos, Frank Stephan, and Thomas Zeugmann.

The copyright form must arrive before or at July 7, 2013.

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