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VECoS 2016 : International Workshop on Verification and Evaluation of Computer and Communication Systems


When Oct 6, 2016 - Oct 7, 2016
Where Tunis, Tunisia
Submission Deadline Apr 18, 2016
Notification Due Jun 15, 2016
Final Version Due Jul 7, 2016
Categories    verification   evaluation

Call For Papers

10th International Workshop on Verification and Evaluation of Computer and Communication Systems
Tunis, Tunisia, October 6-7, 2016

***Important dates

Paper Submission Deadline: April 18, 2016
Notification of paper acceptance: June 15, 2016
Submission of camera-ready papers due: July 7, 2016

***Scope and Aims

VECoS 2016 will be held the 6th-7th October 2016 at the Tunisia Polytechnic School (EPT) that is the main organizer together with the support of Digital Research Center (DRC) of Sfax, MeFoSyLoMa Group and Formal Methods Europe.

The International Workshop on Verification and Evaluation of Computer and Communication Systems (VECoS) was created by an Euro-Med network of researchers in computer science. Its first edition VECoS 2007 took place in Algiers, VECoS 2008 in Leeds, VECoS 2009 in Rabat, VECoS 2010 in Paris, VECoS 2011 in Tunis, VECoS 2012 in Paris, VECoS 2013 in Florence, VECoS 2014 in Bejaia, VECoS 2015 in Bucharest.

The aim of the VECoS workshop is to bring together researchers and practitioners, in the areas of verification, control, performance, quality of service, dependability evaluation and assessment, in order to discuss the state-of-the-art and the challenges in modern computer and communication systems in which functional and non-functional properties are strongly interrelated. Thus, the main motivation for VECoS is to encourage the cross-fertilization between the various formal verification and evaluation approaches, methods and techniques, and especially those developed for concurrent and distributed hardware/software systems.

Beyond its technical and scientific goals, another main purpose of VECoS is to promote collaboration between participants in research and education in the area of computer science and engineering. We welcome contributions describing original research, practical experience reports and tool descriptions/demonstrations in the areas of verification, control, performance, quality of service and dependability evaluation.

***Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Model-checking - Equivalence checking - Abstraction techniques
Compositional verification - Parameterized verification
Supervisory control - Probabilistic verification
Correct-by-construction design - Rigorous system design
Verification & validation of IoT - Verification & validation of mixed-critical system
Security protocols verification - Performance and robustness evaluation
Simulation techniques of discrete-event and hybrid systems
Dependability assessment techniques - QoS evaluation, planning and deployment
Verification & validation of safety-critical systems
RAMS (Reliability Availability Maintainability Safety) assessment
Certification standards for real-time systems

***Application domains

Mobile and wireless networking, wireless sensor networks, communication protocols, Internet of things, telecommunication systems, ubiquitous systems, adaptive systems, real-time and embedded operating systems, cyber-physical systems (CPS) , mixed criticality systems, service oriented systems, workflow systems, web services, could computing, computer-supported collaborative work systems, programming languages, high performance computing, logistics systems, operations research, manufactory of the future.

***Invited speakers

Eric Badouel, IRISA Rennes, France
Fabio Gaducci, University of Pisa, Italia
Serge Haddad, LSV ENS Cachan, France

***Submission and Publication

Contributions must have not been published previously, nor already submitted to other conferences/journals in parallel with this workshop. Manuscripts must be submitted electronically in PDF format and should not exceed 15 pages using the Electronic Workshops in Computing (eWiC) format.

Accepted contributions will be included in the workshop proceedings and published online at indexed by DBLP.

Some of the selected papers from the workshop will be considered for publication in extended and revised form in a special issue of the International Journal of Critical Computer-Based Systems (IJCCBS) indexed by Scopus, ACM Digital Library and DBLP

Papers must be submitted electronically, in PDF format, on-line via easychair system:

***General Co-Chairs:

Azgal Abichou, EPT, Tunisia
Kamel Barkaoui, CNAM Paris, France

***Program Co-chairs:

Mohamed Ghazel, IFSTTAR, Lille, France
Mohamed Jmaïel, DRC Sfax, Tunisia

***Organizing Committee Chair:

Adel Benzina, EPT, Tunisia

*** For more information, see: VECoS 2016 ,

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