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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: ACM SAC 09 Software Verification and Testing Track


24th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing
Software Verification and Testing Track

March 8-9, 2009, Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA


* Aug 16th 2008: Submission deadline (strict)
* Oct 11th 2008: Notification of acceptance/rejection
* Oct 25th 2008: Camera-ready versions due


The ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC) has gathered scientists from
different computer areas over the past twenty-three years. The forum
represents an opportunity to interact with different communities sharing
an interest in applied computing.
SAC 2009 is sponsored by SIGAPP and will be hosted by the University of
Hawaii at Manoa and Chaminade University of Honolulu.


We invite authors to submit new results in formal  verification and
testing, as well as development of technologies to improve the usability
of formal methods in software engineering.
Also welcome are detailed descriptions of applications of mechanical
verification to large scale software. Possible topics include, but are not
limited to:

- tools and techniques for verification  of large scale software systems
- real world applications and case studies applying software verification
- static and run-time analysis
- abstract interpretation
- model checking
- theorem proving
- correct by construction development
- model-based testing
- analysis methods for dependable systems
- software certification and proof carrying code


Submissions should be in electronic format, via the website: eCMS site

Each submitted paper will be fully referenced and undergo a blind review
Authors must not be identifiable in the submissions, either explicitly or
by implication.
Before submitting a paper, authors should submit a separate cover page
that includes title, abstract, list of keywords, and list of authors with
full names and postal addresses, telephone numbers, fax numbers, and
One of the authors must be designated as the primary contact person.
Please contact the track chair for any problems with submissions.
Authors of accepted papers are to submit an editorial revision of their
papers that  fits within five two-column pages  (an extra three pages may
be available at additional cost for the authors)
following the ACM proceedings format reported here
Please comply as
much as possible to this page limitation already at submission time.
Publication of accepted articles requires the commitment of one of the
authors to register for the conference and present the paper.
Accepted papers will be published in the ACM SAC 2008 proceedings.


Ana Almeida-Matos, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Portugal
Karthik Bhargavan, Microsoft Research, UK
Laura Brandan-Briones, LRI Univerisity Paris-Sud,CNRS, France
Francisco Matias Cuenca-Acuna, Intel, Argentina
Amy Felty, University of Ottawa, Canada
Holger Hermanns, Saarland University, Germany
Jay Ligatti, South Florida University, USA
MohammadReza Mousavi, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
David Naumann, Stevens Institute of Technology, USA
Tamara Rezk (track chair), INRIA Sophia Antipolis Mediterranee, France
Fausto Spoto, University of Verona, Italy
Vugranam Sreedhar, IBM Research, USA
Marielle Stoelinga, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Jan Tretmans, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands