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[PVS] integrated Formal Methods 2013, Turku, Finland: 2nd Call for Papers



SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS

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10th International Conference on integrated Formal Methods (iFM 2013)

June 10 - 14, 2013 - Turku, Finland
http://www.it.abo.fi/iFM2013/

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OBJECTIVES AND SCOPE
Applying formal methods may involve modeling different aspects
of a system which are best expressed using different formalisms.
Correspondingly, different analysis techniques may be used to examine
different system views, different kinds of properties, or
simply in order to cope with the sheer complexity of the system.
The iFM conference series seeks to further research into hybrid
approaches to formal modeling and analysis; i.e., the combination of
(formal and semi-formal) methods for system development, regarding
modeling and analysis, and covering all aspects from language design
through verification and analysis techniques to tools and their
integration into software engineering practice.

Areas of interest include but are not limited to:

- Formal and semiformal modelling notations;
- Integration of formal methods into software engineering practice;
- Refinement;
- Theorem proving;
- Tools;
- Logics;
- Model checking;
- Model transformations;
- Semantics;
- Static Analysis;
- Type Systems;
- Verification;
- Case Studies;
- Experience reports

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
iFM 2013 solicits high quality papers reporting research results and/or
experience reports related to the overall theme of method integration. 
The conference proceedings will be published by Springer Lecture Notes
in Computer Science series. All papers must be original, unpublished,
and not submitted for publication elsewhere. All submissions must be
in PDF format, using the Springer LNCS style files; we suggest to use
the LaTeX2e package (the llncs.cls class file, available in llncs2e.zip 
and the typeinst.dem available in typeinst.zip as a template for your
contribution). Papers should not exceed 15 pages in length. Each paper
will undergo a thorough review process.

All accepted papers must be presented at the conference. Their
authors must be prepared to sign a copyright transfer statement.
At least one author of each accepted paper must register to the
conference by the early date, to be indicated by the organizers, and
present the paper.

INVITED SPEAKERS
We have the pleasure of announcing the following distinguished speakers
who have kindly accepted our invitation to lecture at iFM 2013:

- Jean-Raymond Abrial, Marseille, France
- Cosimo Laneve, University of Bologna, Italy
- Susanne Graf, VERIMAG, France
- Kim Larsen, Aalborg University, Denmark

SPECIAL ISSUES
To celebrate the 10th edition of iFM, special issues of two prominent
Springer journals are agreed upon:

- Formal Aspects of Computing
- Software and Systems Modeling

The two special issues will be based on extended and revised versions of
the best papers from iFM 2013, complemented by an open call for papers.
All submissions (including the papers selected from iFM) will go through
a separate peer-review process according to the usual scientific standards
of these journals.

WORKSHOPS AND TUTORIALS
The iFM conference will be accompanied by two days of workshops and
tutorials. The conference will take place during 12-14.6.2013 and the
tutorials and workshops right before it, during 10-11.6.2013.

IMPORTANT DATES
- Tutorial and Workshop proposal deadline: December 1, 2012
- Tutorial and Workshop notification: December 14, 2012

- Abstract Submission: January 10, 2013
- Paper submission: January 17, 2013
- Paper notification: March 11, 2013
- Final version paper: March 31, 2013


iFM PROGRAMME COMMITTEE CHAIRS:
- Einar Broch Johnsen, University of Oslo, Norway
- Luigia Petre, Åbo Akademi University, Finland

iFM 2013 TUTORIALS and WORKSHOPS CHAIR
Pontus Boström, Åbo Akademi University, Finland

iFM 2013 ORGANIZING COMMITTEE CHAIR
Luigia Petre, Åbo Akademi University, Finland

PROGRAM COMMITTEE
- Erika Abraham, RWTH Aachen University, Germany;
- Elvira Albert, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain;
- Marcello Bonsangue, Leiden University, the Netherlands;
- Phillip J Brooke, Teesside University, UK;
- Ana Cavalcanti, University of York, UK;
- Dave Clarke, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium;
- John Derrick, Unversity of Sheffield, UK;
- Jin Song Dong, National University of Singapore, Singapore;
- Kerstin Eder, University of Bristol, UK;
- John Fitzgerald, Newcastle University, UK;
- Andy Galloway, University of York, UK;
- Marieke Huisman, University of Twente, the Netherlands;
- Reiner Hähnle, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany;
- Einar Broch Johnsen, University of Oslo, Norway;
- Peter Gorm Larsen, Aarhus University, Denmark;
- Diego Latella, ISTI-CNR, Pisa, Italy;
- Michael Leuschel, University of Duesseldorf, Germany;
- Shaoying Liu, Hosei University, Japan;
- Michele Loreti, University of Florence, Italy;
- Dominique Mery, LORIA and University of Lorraine, France;
- Stephan Merz, INRIA Lorraine, France;
- Richard Paige, University of York, UK;
- Luigia Petre, Åbo Akademi University, Finland;
- Kristin Yvonne Rozier, NASA Ames Research Center, USA;
- Philipp Ruemmer, Uppsala University, Sweden;
- Thomas Santen, European Microsoft Innovation Center, Germany;
- Ina Schaefer, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany;
- Steve Schneider, University of Surrey, UK;
- Emil Sekerinski, McMaster University, Canada;
- Kaisa Sere, Abo Akademi University, Finland;
- Graeme Smith, University of Queensland, Australia;
- Colin Snook, University of Southampton, UK;
- Kenji Taguchi, AIST, Japan;
- Helen Treharne, University of Surrey, UK;
- Heike Wehrheim, University of Paderborn, Germany;
- Herbert Wiklicky, Imperial College, UK;
- Gianluigi Zavattaro, University of Bologna, Italy


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This call for papers and additional information about the conference
can be found at http://www.it.abo.fi/iFM2013
For information regarding the conference you can contact:
ifm2013@xxxxxx




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Luigia Petre, Docent, PhD
Department of Information Technologies
Åbo Akademi University, Finland
www.users.abo.fi/lpetre