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MEMOCODE 2017 : 15th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Formal Methods and Models for System Design


Conference Series : International Conference on Formal Methods and Models for Co-Design
When Sep 29, 2017 - Oct 2, 2017
Where Vienna, Austria
Abstract Registration Due May 12, 2017
Submission Deadline May 19, 2017
Notification Due Jul 10, 2017
Final Version Due Jul 28, 2017
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Call For Papers

International Conference on Formal Methods and Models for System Design (MEMOCODE)

Technische Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria
September 29 - October 2, 2017


Submission deadline (abstract): May 12, 2017
Submission deadline (paper): May 19, 2017
Notification of acceptance: July 10, 2017
Final version of papers: July 28, 2017

MEMOCODE’s objective is to bring together researchers and practitioners
interested in formal methods and models for system design and development to
exchange ideas, research results, and lessons learned. System design covers the
development of hardware, firmware, middleware, and application software for
systems ranging from single embedded devices to highly networked CPS and systems
in the IoT. In particular, MEMOCODE 2017 seeks research contributions on formal
foundations, engineering methods, tools, and experimental case studies. Research
areas of interest include, but are not limited to the following:

* Modeling Languages, Methods and Tools:
Programming languages and models; software and system modeling languages;
architecture and high-level hardware description languages; timing models;
model and program synthesis methods; model transformation methods

* Formal Methods and Tools:
Correct-by-construction methods; contract-based design and verification;
static, dynamic, and type theoretic analysis; verification; validation;
probabilistic model checking; test generation; refinement-based and
compositional approaches to design and verification

* Models and Methods for Developing Critical Systems:
Fault-tolerant systems; security-critical and safety-critical systems;
cyber-physical systems; hybrid systems; autonomous systems;
self-adapting systems

* Quantitative/Qualitative Reasoning:
Power/performance/cost/latency estimation methods;
system models for quantitative design space exploration

* Formal Methods/Models in Practice:
Design case studies; empirical case studies


MEMOCODE 2017 calls for three kinds of submissions: regular papers, work in
progress papers, and tool presentations. All papers must be written in English
and formatted according to the following IEEE Computer Society guidelines.
Submission of papers is handled via Easychair

* Regular papers must be no longer than 10 pages and must describe original
work that does not overlap with another publication or a submission under
review or accepted for publication by any other conference or journal.
Reviewers will check regular papers for the novelty of the proposed
solution and the proofs given for the claims made. One of the authors has
to present the paper at the conference.

* Work-in-progress (WIP) papers must be no longer than 4 pages and must
describe ongoing work. Reviewers will judge the novelty of the idea, but do
not yet expect proofs for the envisioned results. WIP papers will be
presented by one of the authors during a poster presentation at the

* Tool papers must be no longer than 8 pages and should describe an existing
and publicly available tool that implements relevant methods. The methods
might have been published before, but the tool should not have been
described in a tool paper previously. In addition to reviewing the paper,
reviewers will assess the tool itself using inputs and a user's manual
provided by the authors on the tool's web page. One of the authors has to
present the paper at the conference.

For questions regarding technical submissions, feel free to contact one of the
Program Committee co-chairs:

* Patricia Derler (
* Klaus Schneider (

All accepted papers (regular paper, WIP papers, and tool papers) will be
published as IEEE conference proceedings in IEEE Xplore. For all three paper
categories, publication is contingent on one author registering for and
presenting the paper at the conference. Selected papers will be invited for
publication in a special issue of ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems.


Patricia Derler, National Instruments Corporation, (Program Chair)
Klaus Schneider, University of Kaiserslautern, (Program Chair)
Jean-Pierre Talpin, IRISA, (General Chair)
Yi Deng, Virginia Tech (Publications Chair)


Paul Attie, American University of Beirut
Marco Bekooij, University of Twente
Jani Boutellier, Tampere University of Technology
Jens Brandt, Hochschule Niederrhein
Sudipta Chattopadhyay, Singapore University of Technology and Design
Silviu Craciunas, TTTech Computertechnik AG
Jyotirmoy Deshmukh, Toyota Technical Center
Stephen Edwards, Columbia University
Mamoun Filali-Amine, IRIT
Martin Fränzle, Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
Franco Fummi, University of Verona
Abdoulaye Gamatie, CNRS
Marc Geilen, Eindhoven University of Technology
Leonard Gerard, ENS
Gregor Goessler, INRIA
Rick Kuhn, Natl Institute of Standards & Technology
Luciano Lavagno, Politecnico di Torino
Axel Legay, IRISA/INRIA, Rennes
Elizabeth Leonard, Naval Research Laboratory
Thanhvu Nguyen, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Pierluigi Nuzzo, University of Southern California
John O'Leary, Intel Corporation
Roberto Passerone, University of Trento
Maxime Pelcat, IETR/INSA
Doron Peled, Bar Ilan University
Andre Platzer, Carnegie Mellon University
Murali Rangarajan, The Boeing Company
Sanjai Rayadurgam, University of Minnesota
Elvinia Riccobene, University of Milan
Partha Roop, University of Auckland
Neda Saeedloei, University of Texas at Dallas
Sandeep Shukla, IIT Kanpur
Aviral Shrivastava, Arizona State University
Marjan Sirjani, Reykjavik University
Jürgen Teich, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Stavros Tripakis, University of California, Berkeley
Muralidaran Vijayaraghavan, MIT
Reinhard von Hanxleden, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Tuba Yavuz, University of Florida
Qi Zhu, UC Riverside
Damian Zufferey, MPI Software Systems

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