FACS: Formal Aspects of Component Software

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Event When Where Deadline
FACS 2017 14th International Conference on Formal Aspects of Component Software
Oct 10, 2017 - Oct 13, 2017 Braga, Portugal May 26, 2017 (May 19, 2017)
FACS 2016 International Conference on Formal Aspects of Component Software
Oct 19, 2016 - Oct 21, 2016 Besançon, France Jul 1, 2016
FACS 2015 12th International Conference on Formal Aspects of Component Software
Oct 14, 2015 - Oct 16, 2015 Rio de Janeiro Jul 12, 2015
FACS 2014 11th International Symposium on Formal Aspects of Component Software
Sep 10, 2014 - Sep 12, 2014 Bertinoro, Italy Jun 16, 2014 (Jun 9, 2014)
FACS 2013 The 10th International Symposium on Formal Aspects of Component Software
Oct 28, 2013 - Oct 30, 2013 Nanchang, China Jul 15, 2013 (Jul 8, 2013)
FACS 2012 9th International Symposium on Formal Aspects of Component Software
Sep 12, 2012 - Sep 14, 2012 Mountain View, USA Jun 15, 2012 (Jun 8, 2012)
FACS 2011 8th International Symposium on Formal Aspects of Component Software
Sep 14, 2011 - Sep 16, 2011 Oslo, Norway Jun 26, 2011
FACS 2010 7th International Workshop on Formal Aspects of Component Software
Oct 14, 2010 - Oct 16, 2010 Guimarães, Portugal Jul 9, 2010 (Jul 2, 2010)
 
 

Present CFP : 2017

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FACS'17
14th International Conference on Formal Aspects of Component Software
Braga, Portugal, October 10-13, 2017
http://facs2017.di.uminho.pt
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INVITED SPEAKERS
- Catuscia Palamidessi
INRIA Saclay, Ile-de-France, France
- David Costa
Fredhopper & CWI, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

IMPORTANT DATES
Abstract submission deadline: May 19, 2017
Paper submission deadline: May 26, 2017
Notification: July 17, 2017
Final version due: July 31, 2017

Doctoral Track submission deadline: July 25, 2017
Doctoral Track notification: August 2, 2017


SCOPE

The component-based software development approach has emerged as a promising
paradigm to cope with an ever increasing complexity of present-day software
solutions by bringing sound production and engineering principles into
software engineering. However, many conceptual and technological issues
remain in component-based software development theory and practice that pose
challenging research questions. Moreover, the advent of cloud computing,
cyber-physical systems, and of the Internet of Things has brought to the
fore new dimensions. This include quality of service, reconfiguration and
robustness to withstand inevitable faults, which require established
concepts to be revisited and new ones to be developed in order to meet the
opportunities offered by those architectures.

FACS 2017 is concerned with how formal methods can or should be used to make
component-based software development succeed. Formal methods consist of
mathematics-based techniques for the specification, development, and
verification of software and hardware systems. They have been shown to
provide a strong foundation for component-based software by successfully
addressing challenging issues such as mathematical models for components,
composition and adaptation, and rigorous approaches to verification,
deployment, testing, and certification.

The objective of FACS 2017 is to bring together researchers and
practitioners in the areas of component software and formal methods in order
to promote a deeper understanding of the component-based software
development paradigm and its applications.


TOPICS

The conference seeks to address the applications of formal methods in all
aspects of software components and services. FACS aims at developing a
community-based understanding of relevant and emerging research problems
through formal paper presentations and lively discussions. Specific topics
include, but are not limited to:

- formal models for software components and their interaction
- formal methods and modeling languages for components and services
- formal aspects of services, service oriented architectures, SaaS, cloud
computing, and business processes
- model-based and GUI-based design, implementation, and test of components
and services
- composition and deployment: models, calculi, languages
- component/service re-engineering and reuse
- models for QoS and other extra-functional properties (e.g., trust,
compliance, security) of components and services
- formal models for component-based systems with variability
- update and reconfiguration of component and service architectures
- component systems evolution and maintenance
- autonomic components & self-managed applications
- formal and rigorous approaches to software adaptation and self-adaptive
systems
- industrial or experience reports, and case studies in component software
- automated and tool-based approaches to facilitate the use of formal
methods for components and services
- modelling and verification of real-time, probabilistic, and/or hybrid
component-based systems
- components for real-time, safety-critical, secure, and/or embedded systems
- components as enabling technology for the Internet of things and
cyber-physical systems


SUBMISSIONS

We solicit high-quality submissions reporting on:
A - original research contributions (18 pages max);
B - applications and experiences (18 pages max);
C - surveys, comparisons, and state-of-the-art reports (18 pages max);
D - tool papers (6 pages max);

Papers should be prepared in LaTeX, adhering to the Springer LNCS format and
Guidelines.For further information please visit
http://www.springer.com/lncs.

Please use the easychair link below to submit your paper:
https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=facs2017

Doctoral Track:
In addition, we solicit submissions to the Doctoral Track of FACS 2017, in
the form of abstracts (3 pages max) concisely capturing work in progress,
related topic, context, research questions, envisaged contributions, and
partial results. All submissions must be original, unpublished, and not
submitted concurrently for publication elsewhere.

Publication:
All accepted papers will appear in the categories A-D above will appear in
the proceedings of the conference that will be published as a volume in the
Springer's Lecture Notes in Computer Science series. A special issue of the
Science of Computer Programming journal is planned for extended versions of
selected papers from FACS 2017.


PROGRAM CHAIRS
Markus Lumpe, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Jose Proenca, INESC TEC & University of Minho, Portugal

STEERING COMMITTEE
Farhad Arbab, CWI & Leiden University, The Netherlands
Luis Barbosa, INESC TEC & University of Minho, Portugal
Christiano Braga, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
Carlos Canal, University of Malaga, Spain
Jose Luiz Fiadeiro, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
Ramtin Khosravi, University of Tehran, Iran
Olga Kouchnarenko, University of Burgundy-Franche-Comte, France
Zhiming Liu, Birmingham City University, UK
Markus Lumpe, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Eric Madelaine, Inria, France
Peter Olveczky University of Oslo, Norway
Bernhard Schatz, TU Munchen, Germany

PROGRAM COMMITTEE
Paolo Arcaini, Charles University, Czech Republic
Kyungmin Bae, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Lui­s Barbosa, INESC TEC & University of Minho, Portugal
Simon Bliudze, EPFL, Switzerland
Christiano Braga, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
Roberto Bruni, University of Pisa, Italy
Carlos Canal, University of Malaga, Spain
Dave Clarke, Uppsala University, Sweden
Javier Camara Moreno, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Frank de Boer, CWI & Leiden University, the Netherlands
Arbab Farhad, CWI & Leiden University, the Netherlands
Jose-Luiz Fiadeiro, University of London, UK
Rolf Hennicker, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat of Munich, Germany
Einar Broch Johnsen, University of Oslo, Norway
Sung-Shik T.Q. Jongmans, Open University of the Netherlands & Radboud
University Nijmegen, the Netherlands
Jose Proenca, INESC TEC & University of Minho, Portugal
Natallia Kokash, LIACS, the Netherlands
Olga Kouchnarenko, Inria/Cassis & University of Franche-Comte, France
Ivan Lanese, University of Bologna & INRIA, Italy & France
Zhiming Liu, Southwest University, China
Alberto Lluch Lafuente, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Eric Madelaine, INRIA, France
Lumpe Markus, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Mieke Massink, CNR-ISTI, Italy
Hernan Melgratti, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Corina Pasareanu, CMU/NASA Ames Research Center, USA
Eric Rutten, INRIA, France
Gwen Salaun, Grenoble INP - INRIA - LIG, France
Francesco Santini, Universita di Perugia, Italy
Marjan Sirjani, Reykjavik University, Iceland
Meng Sun, Peking University, China
Heike Wehrheim, University of Paderborn, Germany
Peter Olveczky, University of Oslo, Norway

ORGANISING COMMITTEE
Luis Barbosa, INESC TEC & University of Minho, Portugal
Catarina Fernandes, University of Minho, Portugal
Markus Lumpe, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Jose Proenca, INESC TEC & University of Minho, Portugal
Paula Rodrigues, INESC TEC, Portugal


More information: http://facs2017.di.uminho.pt
 

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