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VSTTE 2024 : Verified Software: Theories, Tools, Experiments

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Conference Series : Verified Software: Theories, Tools, Experiments
 
Link: https://www.soundandcomplete.org/vstte2024.html
 
When Oct 14, 2024 - Oct 15, 2024
Where Prague, Czech Republic
Submission Deadline Jul 18, 2024
Notification Due Aug 29, 2024
Final Version Due Oct 3, 2024
Categories    formal methods   model checking   theorem proving
 

Call For Papers

Overview

The goal of the VSTTE conference series is to advance the state of the art in the science and technology of software verification, through the interaction of theory development, tool evolution, and experimental validation.

The Verified Software Initiative (VSI), spearheaded by Tony Hoare and Jayadev Misra, is an ambitious research program for making large-scale verified software a practical reality. The International Conference on Verified Software: Theories, Tools and Experiments (VSTTE) is the main forum for advancing the initiative. VSTTE brings together experts spanning the spectrum of software verification in order to foster international collaboration on the critical research challenges. The theoretical work includes semantic foundations and logics for specification and verification, and verification algorithms and methodologies. The tools cover specification and annotation languages, program analyzers, model checkers, interactive verifiers and proof checkers, automated theorem provers and SAT/SMT solvers, and integrated verification environments. The experimental work drives the research agenda for theory and tools by taking on significant specification/verification exercises covering hardware, operating systems, compilers, computer security, parallel computing, and cyber-physical systems.

The 2024 edition of VSTTE will be the 16th international conference in the series, and will be co-located with FMCAD 2024 in Prague, Czech Republic.

We welcome submissions describing significant advances in the production of verified software, i.e. software that has been proved to meet its functional specifications. Submissions of theoretical, practical, and experimental contributions are equally encouraged, including those that focus on specific problems or problem domains. We are especially interested in submissions describing large-scale verification efforts that involve collaboration, theory unification, tool integration, and formalized domain knowledge. We also welcome papers describing novel experiments and case studies evaluating verification techniques and technologies.

Topics of interest for this conference include, but are not limited to, requirements modelling, specification languages, specification/verification/certification case studies, formal calculi, software design methods, automatic code generation, refinement methodologies, compositional analysis, verification tools (e.g., static analysis, dynamic analysis, model checking, theorem proving, satisfiability), tool integration, benchmarks, challenge problems, and integrated verification environments.

Paper Submissions

VSTTE 2024 will accept both long (limited to 16 pages, excluding references) and short (limited to 10 pages, excluding references) paper submissions. Short submissions also cover Verification Pearls describing an elegant proof or proof technique. Submitted research papers and system descriptions must be original and not submitted for publication elsewhere. Submissions of theoretical, practical, and experimental contributions are equally encouraged, including those that focus on specific problems or problem domains.
Papers will be submitted via HotCRP at the VSTTE 2024 conference page. Submissions that arrive late, are not in the proper format, or are too long will not be considered. The post-conference proceedings of VSTTE 2024 will be published as a LNCS volume by Springer-Verlag. Authors of accepted papers will be requested to sign a form transferring copyright of their contribution to Springer-Verlag. The use of LaTeX and the Springer LNCS class files is strongly encouraged.



General Chair

* Supratik Chakraborty (IIT Bombay, India)

Program Chairs

* Azalea Raad (Imperial College London, UK)
* Jonathan Protzenko (Microsoft Research, Seattle, USA)

Publicity Chair

* Serdar Tasiran (Amazon Web Services, USA)

Program Committee
* Andreas Loow (Imperial College London)
* Arie Gurfinkel (University of Waterloo)
* Burcu Kulahcioglu (TU Delft)
* Claire Dross (AdaCore)
* Emanuele D'Osualdo (University of Konstanz)
* Greg Malecha (Bedrock Systems)
* Guillaume Ambal (Imperial College London)
* John Wickerson (Imperial College London)
* Juneyoung Lee (Seoul National University)
* Karine Even Mendoza (King's College London)
* Kartik Nagar (IIT Madras)
* Ken McMillan (University of Texas at Austin)
* Kumar Madhukar (IIT Delhi)
* Léo Stefanesco (MPI-SWS)
* Marc Pouzet (École Normale Supérieure)
* Martin Bodin (Inria, Grenoble|)
* Michael Sammler (ETH Zürich)
* Michalis Kokologiannakis (MPI-SWS)
* Paulo de Vilhena(Imperial College London)
* Roland Meyer (TU Braunschweig)
* Rupak Majumdar (MPI-SWS)
* Soham Chakraborty (TU Delft)
* Umang Mathur (National University of Singapore)
* Yu-Fang Chen (Academia Sinica)

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