VECoS 2015

Date: Sep 10, 2015 12:00 am – Sep 11, 2015 9:00 am
Location: Bucharest, Romania

9th International Workshop on Verification and Evaluation of Computer and Communication Systems (VECoS 2015)

Important dates

  • Paper submission: May 15, 2015
  • Decision notification: July 12, 2015
  • Camera-ready submission: July 23, 2015
  • Workshop: September 10-11, 2015

Aims and scope

VECoS 2015 will be held the 10th and 11th of September 2015 at the University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest that is the main organizer together with the support of MeFoSyLoMa group and Formal Methods Europe.

The International Workshop on Verification and Evaluation of Computer and Communication Systems (VECoS) was created by an Euro-Maghrebian 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, and VECoS 2011 in Tunis, VECoS 2012 in Paris, VECoS 2013 in Florence and VECoS 2014 in Bejaia.

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.

eyond 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

  • Liliana CUCU-GROSJEAN, AOSTE, INRIA Paris-Rocquencourt, France
  • Gabriel CIOBANU, University of Iasi, Romania

General Chair

General Co-Chairs

Professor Nicolae Ţăpus, Computer Science Department, The Faculty of Automatic Control and Computer Science, University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Professor Viorel-Puiu Paun, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

Program Co-chairs

Belgacem Ben Hedia, LIST-CEA, France
Professor Florin Popentiu Vladicescu, University of Oradea, Romania

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  • Critical Infrastructure
  • Chemical Sector
  • Commercial Facilities Sector
  • Communications Sector
  • Critical Manufacturing Sector
  • Dams Sector
  • Defense Industrial Base Sector
  • Emergency Services Sector
  • Energy Sector
  • Financial Services Sector
  • Food and Agriculture Sector
  • Government Facilities Sector
  • Healthcare and Public Health Sector
  • Information Technology Sector
  • Nuclear Reactors, Materials, and Waste Sector
  • Transportation Systems Sector
  • Water and Wastewater Systems Sector
  • CPS Technologies
  • Embedded Software
  • Systems Engineering
  • Wireless Sensing and Actuation
  • Foundations
  • Concurrency and Timing
  • Real-time Systems
  • Control
  • Modeling
  • Real-Time Coordination
  • Resilient Systems
  • Validation and Verification
  • Certification
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