[ecoop-info] 1st CfP: VALID 2010 || August 22-27, 2010 - Nice, France

Stefan Van Baelen Stefan.VanBaelen at cs.kuleuven.be
Fri Feb 5 12:13:02 CET 2010

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============== VALID 2010 | Call for Papers ===============


VALID 2010: The Second International Conference on Advances in System Testing and Validation Lifecycle
August 22-27, 2010 - Nice, France

General page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2010/VALID10.html
Call for Papers: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2010/CfPVALID10.html

Submission deadline: March 20, 2010

Sponsored by IARIA, www.iaria.org
Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA Journals: http://www.iariajournals.org
Publisher: CPS ( see: http://www2.computer.org/portal/web/cscps )
Archived: IEEE CSDL (Computer Science Digital Library) and IEEE Xplore
Submitted for indexing: Elsevier's EI Compendex Database, EI's Engineering Information Index
Other indexes are being considered: INSPEC, DBLP, Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index

Please note the Poster Forum and Work in Progress options.

The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations, running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited to, topic areas. 

All tracks are open to both research and industry contributions, in terms of Regular papers, Posters, Work in progress, Technical/marketing/business presentations, Demos, Tutorials, and Panels.

Before submission, please check and conform with the Editorial rules: http://www.iaria.org/editorialrules.html

VALID 2010 Tracks (tracks' topics and submission details: see CfP on the site)

Robust design methodologies
Designing methodologies for robust systems; Secure software techniques; Industrial real-time software; Defect avoidance; Cost models for robust systems; Design for testability; Design for reliability and variability; Design for adaptation and resilience; Design for fault-tolerance and fast recovery; Design for manufacturability, yield and reliability; Design for testability in the context of model-driven engineering

Vulnerability discovery and resolution
Vulnerability assessment; On-line error detection; Vulnerabilities in hardware security; Self-calibration; Alternative inspections; Non-intrusive vulnerability discovery methods; Embedded malware detection

Defects and Debugging 
Debugging techniques; Component debug; System debug; Software debug; Hardware debug; System debug; Power-ground defects; Full-open defects in interconnecting lines; Physical defects in memories and microprocessors; Zero-defect principles 

Diagnosis techniques; Advances in silicon debug and diagnosis; Error diagnosis; History-based diagnosis; Multiple-defect diagnosis; Optical diagnostics; Testability and diagnosability; Diagnosis and testing in mo bile environments 

System and feature testing 
Test strategy for systems-in-package; Testing embedded systems; Testing high-speed systems; Testing delay and performance; Testing communication traffic and QoS/SLA metrics; Testing robustness; Software testing; Hardware testing; Supply-chain testing; Memory testing; Microprocessor testing; Mixed-signal production test; Testing multi-voltage domains; Interconnection and compatibility testing

Testing techniques and mechanisms 
Fundamentals for digital and analog testing; Emerging testing methodologies; Engineering test coverage; Designing testing suites; Statistical testing; Functional testing; Parametric testing; Defect- and data-driven testing; Automated testing; Embedded testing; Autonomous self-testing; Low cost testing; Optimized testing; Testing systems and devices; Test standards

Testing of wireless communications systems
Testing of mobile wireless communication systems; Testing of wireless sensor networks; Testing of radio-frequency identification systems; Testing of ad-hoc networks; Testing methods for emerging standards; Hardware-based prototyping of wireless communication systems; Physical layer performance verification; On-chip testing of wireless communication systems; Modeling and simulation of wireless channels; Noise characterization and validation; Case studies and industrial applications of test instruments;

Software verification and validation
High-speed interface verification and fault-analysis; Software testing theory and practice; Model-based testing; Verification metrics; Service/application specific testing; Model checking; OO software testing; Testing embedded software; Quality assurance; Empirical studies for verification and validation; Software inspection techniques; Software testing tools; New approaches for software reliability verification and validation

Testing and validation of run-time evolving systems 
Automated testing for run-time evolving systems; Testing and validation of evolving systems; Testing and validation of self-controlled systems; Testing compile-time versus run-time dependency for evolving systems; On-line validation and testing of evolving at run-time systems; Modeling for testability of evolving at run-time systems; Near real-time and real-time monitoring of run-time evolving systems; Verification and validation of reflective models for testing; Verification and validation of fault tolerance in run-time evolving systems 

Feature-oriented testing
Testing user interfaces and user-driven features; Privacy testing; Ontology accuracy testing; Testing semantic matching; Testing certification processes; Testing authentication mechanisms; Testing biometrics methodologies and mechanisms; Testing cross-nation systems; Testing system interoperability; Testing system safety; Testing system robustness; Testing temporal constraints; Testing transaction-based properties; Directed energy test capabilities /microwave, laser, etc./; Testing delay and latency metrics

Domain-oriented testing
Testing autonomic and autonomous systems; Testing intrusion prevention systems; Firewall testing; Information assurance testing; Testing social network systems; Testing recommender systems; Testing biometric systems; Testing diagnostic systems; Testing on-line systems; Testing financial systems; Testing life threatening systems; Testing emergency systems; Testing sensor-based systems; Testing testing systems 

VALID Advisory Chairs
Amirhossein Alimohammad, Ukalta Engineering/CTO, Canada 
Andrea Baruzzo, Università degli Studi di Udine, Italy 
Lydie du Bousquet, Laboratoire d'Informatique de Grenoble (LIG), France 
Petre Dini, Concordia University, Canada / IARIA
Henry Muccini, University of L'Aquila, Italy 

VALID 2010 Research Institute Liaison Chairs 
Alexander Klaus, Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering (IESE), Germany
Juho Perälä, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland 

VALID 2010 Industry/Research Liaison Chairs 
Davide Pandini, STMicroelectronics - Agrate Brianza, Italy 
Juho Perälä, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland
Raj Senguttuvan, Texas Instruments - Dallas, USA
Avik Sinha, IBM TJ Watson Research Center - Hawthorne, USA
Alin Stefanescu, SAP Research, Germany
Bart Vermeulen, NXP Semiconductors, The Netherlands

VALID 2010 Special Area Chairs
Testing of wireless communications systems
    Amirhossein Alimohammad, Ukalta Engineering/CTO, Canada
Testing and validation of run-time evolving systems
    Stefan van Baelen, KU Leuven Belgium
    Hans-Gerhard Gross, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Committee members: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2010/ComVALID10.html

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