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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Dutch Model Checking Day 2012, 5 Sep 2012, Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS

http://www.cs.vu.nl/~ekr/dmcd2012/

Model checking is a tool-supported technique to analyse the correctness of ICT systems that enjoys 
increasing popularity in both scientific and industrial circles. In the past twenty-five years, 
research in this area has led to dramatic improvements in the performance of model checking tools. 
This has enabled its application to real-life problems, and has induced major corporations such as 
Microsoft and Intel to invest in the development and application of model checking technology.

The Dutch Model Checking Day (DMCD) is a forum for practitioners and researchers interested in 
model-based techniques for the validation and analysis of software and hardware. DMCD covers a 
broad spectrum of topics, ranging from fundamental algorithms to industrial applications and tools.
The workshop aims to foster interactions and exchanges of ideas with all related areas in software 
engineering.

Program:
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* Towards verification of unmodified C/C++ parallel programs
   Jiri Barnat (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)
* Modeling and analysis of protein biosynthesis using
   probabilistic model checking
   Dragan Bosnacki (Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands)
* A new approach to temporal property verification
   Byron Cook (Microsoft Research, Cambridge, UK)
* Large-scale graph processing in the many-core era
   Ana Varbanescu (Delft University of Technology, Netherlands) Abstracts of these talks and 
up-to-date information is  available through the workshop's website.

Venue:
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VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands.
De Boelelaan 1105, 1081 HV Amsterdam.
Main building, room 4A04.

Organizing committee (VU University Amsterdam)
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Henri Bal (h.e.bal@vu.nl)
Wan Fokkink (w.j.fokkink@vu.nl)
Thilo Kielmann (t.kielmann@vu.nl)
Ela Krepska (e.krepska@vu.nl)

Contact address:
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Elzbieta Krepska, DMCD 2012
Dept. of Computer Science
De Boelelaan 1081
1081 HV Amsterdam, Netherlands
Email: dmcd2012@vu.nl
URL: http://www.cs.vu.nl/~ekr/dmcd2012/

Registration:
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Registration required, but it is free of charge.
Please register by sending an e-mail to dmcd2012@vu.nl.

Lunch
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Dutch-style (late) lunch will be served for participants (free of charge).