[SystemSafety] FMICS-AVoCS 2016: 2nd call for papers (extended dealine: May 2, 2016)

From: David MENTRE < >
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2016 15:30:18 +0200


International Workshop on Formal Methods for Industrial Critical Systems and Automated Verification of Critical Systems


26-29 September 2016
CNR, Pisa, Italy

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Call for Papers 

The aim of the FMICS workshop series is to provide a forum for researchers who
are interested in the development and application of formal methods in industry.
The aim of the AVoCS workshop series is to contribute to the interaction and exchange of ideas among members of the international research community on tools and techniques for the verification of critical systems. In 2016, FMICS and
AVoCS join their forces to hold a workshop combining their themes on formal methods and automated verification. For FMICS, this will be the 21st, for AVoCS
the 16th edition.

In particular, FMICS-AVoCS 2016 aims to bring together scientists and engineers
that are active in the area of formal methods, develop tools and techniques for the
automated verification of critical systems, and are interested in exchanging their
experiences in the industrial usage of these methods and tools.

IMPORTANT DATES Abstract submission for full papers (extended): May 2, 2016 Submission of full papers (extended): May 9, 2016 Notification for full papers: June 19, 2016 Camera ready versions of full papers: July 10, 2016 Submission of research ideas: August 10, 2016 Notification for research ideas: August 17, 2016 FMICS-AVoCS workshop: September 26-29, 2016

INVITED SPEAKERS Thomas Arts (QuviQ AB, Gothenburg, Sweden) Jan Peleska (University of Bremen, Germany)

TOPICS of INTEREST include (but are not limited to):


Full paper submissions must describe authors' original research work and results.
Submitted papers must not have previously appeared in a journal or conference with
published proceedings and must not be concurrently submitted to any other peerreviewed
 workshop, symposium, conference or archival journal. Any partial overlap
with any such published or concurrently submitted paper must be clearly indicated.

Full paper submissions should clearly demonstrate relevance to industrial application.
Case study papers should identify lessons learned, validate theoretical results
(such as scalability of methods) or provide specific motivation for further research
and development.

Full paper submissions should not exceed 15 pages formatted according to the LNCS
style (Springer). All submissions will be reviewed by the Program Committee who
will make a selection among the submissions based on the novelty, soundness and
applicability of the presented ideas and results.

Research ideas: FMICS-AVoCS encourages the submissions of research ideas in order to
stimulate discussions at the workshop. Reports on ongoing work or surveys on work
published elsewhere are welcome. The Program Committee will select research ideas on
the basis of submitted abstracts according to their significance and general interest.
Abstracts of research ideas should not exceed 3 pages and they will not be part of
the published proceedings.

Full papers and research ideas must be written in English and should be submitted as
Portable Document Format (PDF) files using the EasyChair submission site:


The workshop proceedings will be published by Springer in their LNCS series, while
authors of the best full papers will be invited to submit extended versions to a
special issue of the International Journal on Software Tools for Technology Transfer.


Maurice ter Beek (ISTI-CNR, Pisa, Italy)

PC Chairs

Stefania Gnesi (ISTI-CNR, Pisa, Italy)
Alexander Knapp (Augsburg University, Germany)

PC Members

Maria Alpuente (Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain) Jiri Barnat (Masaryk University, Czech Republic) Michael Dierkes (Rockwell Collins, France) Cindy Eisner (IBM Research Haifa, Israel) Alessandro Fantechi (Universita' di Firenze, Italy) Francesco Flammini (Ansaldo STS, Naples, Italy) Maria Del Mar Gallardo (University of Malaga, Spain) Michael Goldsmith (University of Oxford, UK) Gudmund Grov (Heriot-Watt University, UK) Matthias Gudemann (Systerel, Aix-en-Provence, France) Marieke Huisman (University of Twente, The Netherlands) Gerwin Klein (NICTA and University of New South Wales, Australia) Peter Gorm Larsen (Aarhus University, Denmark) Thierry Lecomte (ClearSy, Aix-en-Provence, France) Tiziana Margaria (University of Limerick, Ireland) Radu Mateescu (INRIA Grenoble - Rhone-Alpes, France)

David Mentre (Mitsubishi Electric R&D Centre Europe, Rennes, France)
Stephan Merz (INRIA Nancy, France)
Manuel Nunez (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)
Peter Olveczky (University of Oslo, Norway) Charles Pecheur (Universite catholique de Louvain, Belgium) Marielle Petit-Doche (Systerel, Aix-en-Provence, France)
Ralf Pinger (Siemens AG, Braunschweig, Germany)
Jaco van de Pol (University of Twente, The Netherlands)
Markus Roggenbach (Swansea University, UK)
Matteo Rossi (Politecnico di Milano, Italy) Marco Roveri (FBK-Irst, Italy)
Thomas Santen (Microsoft Research Advanced Technology Labs Europe, Aachen, Germany)
Bernhard Steffen (University of Dortmund, Germany) Jun Sun (University of Technology and Design, Singapore) Helen Treharne (University of Surrey, UK)

MORE INFORMATION http://fmics-avocs.isti.cnr.it/

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