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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

Call for CAV Award Nominations (CAV 2008)

http://www.princeton.edu/cav2008

Call for CAV AWARD Nominations

        20th International Conference on
      Computer Aided Verification (CAV 2008)
        http://www.princeton.edu/cav2008
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An annual award, called the CAV Award, has been established
       "For a specific fundamental contribution
       or a series of outstanding contributions
       to the field of Computer-Aided Verification."

The cited contribution(s) must have been made not more recently than
five years ago and not over twenty years ago. In addition, the
contribution(s) should not yet have received recognition via a major
award, such as the ACM Turing or Kanellakis Awards.

The award of ,000 will be granted to an individual or a group of
individuals chosen by the Award Committee from a list of nominations.

The Award Committee may choose to make no award in a given year.

The CAV Award will be presented in an award ceremony at the
Computer-Aided Verification Conference and a citation will be published
in a journal of record (currently, Formal Methods in System Design).

Anyone, with the exception of members of the Award Committee, is
eligible to receive the Award.

Call for Nominations for the CAV Award
--------------------------------------
Anyone can submit a nomination except a member of the Steering Committee
of the Computer-Aided Verification Conference, or someone whose term of
service on the Award Committee ended within the last two years. The
Award Committee can originate a nomination.

A nomination must state clearly the contribution(s), explain why the
contribution is fundamental or the series of contributions is
outstanding, and be accompanied by supporting letters and other evidence
of worthiness. Nominations should include a proposed citation (up to 25
words), a succinct (100-250 words) description of the contribution(s),
and a detailed statement to justify the nomination.

For the CAV Award in 2008, please send nominations to one of the
following two Steering Committee members of the Computer-Aided
Verification Conference, who will forward the nominations to the Chair
of the Award Committee:

           Edmund M. Clarke, CMU          emc (at) cs.cmu.edu
           Robert P. Kurshan, Cadence     rkurshan (at) cadence.com

Nominations must be received by January 28, 2008.