[ecoop-info] Deadline Extension: VALID 2012 || November 18-23, 2012 - Lisbon, Portugal

Cristina Pascual cris.pascual.gonzalez at gmail.com
Fri Jun 29 13:23:58 CEST 2012



The submission deadline has been extended to July 18, 2012.

Please consider to contribute to and/or forward to the appropriate groups the following opportunity to submit and 
publish original scientific results to VALID 2012.

In addition, authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended article versions to one of the IARIA 
Journals: http://www.iariajournals.org


============== VALID 2012 | Call for Papers ===============


VALID 2012, The Fourth International Conference on Advances in System Testing and Validation Lifecycle
November 18-23, 2012 - Lisbon, Portugal

General page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2012/VALID12.html

Call for Papers: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2012/CfPVALID12.html

- regular papers
- short papers (work in progress)
- posters

Submission page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2012/SubmitVALID12.html

Submission deadline: July 18, 2012

Sponsored by IARIA, www.iaria.org

Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA Journals: http://www.iariajournals.org

Please note the Poster 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Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or 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 comply with the Editorial rules: http://www.iaria.org/editorialrules.html

VALID 2012 Topics (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 

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 

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

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