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[PVS] SAFECOMP 2011 - Second Call for Papers (abstract submissiondeadline approaching)



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SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS

SAFECOMP 2011 - The 30th International Conference on Computer
Safety, Reliability and Security

http://www.safecomp2011.unina.it/

19-21 September  2011
Naples, Italy
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Technically co-sponsored by IEEE Computer Society
In cooperation with ACM SIGBED and SIGSAC

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2011 KEY THEME:
"Safety and security of computer-based systems and infrastructures:
from risk assessment to threat mitigation"
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Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Application and Industrial Sectors:
control, networking & telecommunication, railways, robotics and
autonomous systems in general, medical devices and systems,
e-health, off-shore technology, ship building, power systems,
critical infrastructures, security of safety-critical systems,
safety guidelines and standards, education & training.

Research Areas:
safety & security risk assessment, design for dependability,
diversity, fault tolerance, verification & validation, testing,
qualification and certification, modelling and simulation, human
factors, dependability analysis, networked (distributed) embedded
systems, safety-critical computer systems, resilient (robust)
systems, physical and cyber threats, vulnerability analysis,
dependency and interdependency modelling and metrication,
cascading effects.

Especially papers on industrial experience and practice are
encouraged.

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Conference Proceedings and Journal Special Issue
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The conference proceedings will be published by Springer in the LNCS
series (http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/) and made available at the
conference. Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit a
revised and extended version to a special issue of the International
Journal on Reliability Engineering and System Safety (RESS)
published by Elsevier.

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Important Dates
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* February 27, 2011:        Paper Abstract due
* March 21, 2011:           Full paper due
* April 15, 2011:           Tutorial/Workshop proposals due
* May 9, 2011:              Author notification
* June 13, 2011:            Camera-ready

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Submission Information
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Authors are invited to submit a half-page abstract announcing
the intention to submit a full paper and summarizing the content of
the paper, its objectives and original contribution.
Full papers must not exceed the maximum length of 14 pages
to be edited according to the LNCS templates provided by
Springer-Verlag at the web site:
http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/

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Chairs
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* EWICS Chair:
     - Francesca Saglietti (Univ. of Erlangen-Nuremberg)
* Program Committee Chairs:
     - Francesco  Flammini (Ansaldo STS)
     - Sandro Bologna (ENEA)
* Local Chairs:
     - Nicola Mazzocca (Univ. of Naples Federico II)
     - Concetta Pragliola (Ansaldo STS)
     - Roberto Setola (Univ. Campus Biomedico di Roma)
     - Valeria Vittorini (Univ. of Naples Federico II)
* Honorary Chairs:
     - Giovanni  Bocchetti (Ansaldo STS)
     - Giorgio Franceschetti  (Univ. of Naples Federico II)
     - Antonino Mazzeo  (Univ. of Naples Federico II)

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General Inquires
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For more detailed and updated information, please refer to
http://www.safecomp2011.unina.it/ or contact the conference
secretariat at: safecomp2011@unina.it