[Om-announce] Software Verification and Testing Track (SVT) @ ACM SAC 2019 (deadline extension)

Matthias Güdemann matthias.gudemann at gmail.com
Thu Sep 6 09:16:37 CEST 2018

                 34th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing
                    Software Verification and Testing Track
                                Limassol, Cyprus
                               April 8 – 12, 2019

                             svt.sac.2019 at gmail.com

Important dates

Sep. 24, 2018 - Submission of regular papers and SRC research abstracts
Nov. 24, 2018 - Notification of paper / SRC abstract acceptance/rejection
Dec. 10, 2018 - Camera-ready copies of accepted papers/SRC
Dec. 10, 2018 - Author registration due date

ACM Symposium on Applied Computing

The ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC) has gathered scientists from
different areas of computing over the last thirty years. The forum represents an
opportunity to interact with different communities sharing an interest in
applied computing.

SAC 2019 is sponsored by the ACM Special Interest Group on Applied Computing
(SIGAPP), and will be hosted by the University of Cyprus, Limassol, Cyprus.

Software Verification and Testing Track

The Software Verification and Testing track aims at contributing to the
challenge of improving the usability of formal methods in software
engineering. The track covers areas such as formal methods for verification and
testing, based on theorem proving, model checking, static analysis, and run-time
verification. 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 are welcome detailed descriptions
of applications of mechanical verification to large scale software. Possible
topics include, but are not limited to:

* model checking
* theorem proving
* correct by construction development
* model-based testing
* software testing
* symbolic execution
* static and dynamic analysis
* abstract interpretation
* analysis methods for dependable systems
* software certification and proof carrying code
* fault diagnosis and debugging
* verification and validation of large scale software systems
* real world applications and case studies applying software testing
and verification
* benchmarks and data sets for software testing and verification

Submission Guidelines

Paper submissions must be original, unpublished work. Author(s) name(s) and
address(es) must not appear in the body of the paper, and self-reference should
be avoided and made in the third person. Submitted paper will undergo a blind
review process. Authors of accepted papers should submit an editorial revision
of their papers that fits within eight two-column pages (an extra two pages, to
a total of ten pages, may be available at a charge). Please comply to this page
limitation already at submission time. Accepted papers will be published in the
ACM SAC 2019 proceedings.

Paper registration is required, allowing the inclusion of papers, posters, or
SRC abstracts in the conference proceedings. An author or a proxy attending SAC
MUST present the work. This is a requirement for the presented work to be
included in the ACM/IEEE digital library. No-show of registered papers, posters,
and SRC abstracts will result in excluding them from the ACM/IEEE digital

After the Symposium we will organize a special issue of the Software Quality
Journal (SQJ) on the topics of SVT.

Student Travel Award

The SIGAPP Student Travel Award Program (STAP) was established to provide
financial support for SIGAPP student members to attend SIGAPP primary conference
(SAC) to present their accepted work. Student primary authors and co-authors are
eligible to apply for these awards. For details please see:

Student Research Competition

As previous editions, SAC 2019 organises a Student Research Competition (SRC)
Program to provide graduate students the opportunity to meet and exchange ideas
with researchers and practitioners in their areas of interest. Guidelines and
information about the SRC program can be found at

Program Committee Chairs

Leonardo Mariani, University of Milano Bicocca
Matthias Güdemann, Diffblue Ltd.

Program Committee

 Marcelo d’Amorim, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil
 Sébastien Bardin, CEA, France
 Ezio Bartocci, TU Vienna, Austria
 Marius Bozga, CNRS, France
 Radu Calinescu, University of York, UK
 Christian Colombo, University of Malta, Malta
 Lucas Cordeiro, University of Manchester, UK
 Cristina David, University of Cambridge, UK
 Giovanni Denaro, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
 Gidon Ernst, University of Melbourne, Australia
 Yliès Falcone, Univ. Grenoble Alpes, Inria, France
 Maria del Mar Gallardo,  University of Malaga, Spain
 Sylvain Hallé, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Canada
 Ralf Huuck, The University of New South Wales, Australia
 Thierry Jéron, Inria, France
 Nikolai Kosmatov, CEA, France
 Maurizio Leotta, University of Genoa, Italy
 Martin Leucker, University of Lübeck, Germany
 Stefan Leue, University of Konstanz, Germany
 Yves Le Traon, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
 Leonardo Mariani, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
 Mercedes Merayo, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
 Dejan Nickovic, Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria
 Brian Nielsen, Aalborg University, Denmark
 Peter Olveczky,  University of Oslo, Norway
 Jun Pang, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
 Mike Papadakis, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
 Antoine Rollet, Bordeaux INP, LaBRI, France
 Gwen Salaün, Univ. Grenoble Alpes, Inria, France
 Julien Signoles, CEA, France
 Marjan Sirjani, Malardalen University, Sweden
 Neil Walkinshaw, University of Leicester, UK
 Anton Wijs, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Netherlands
 Rongxin Wu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
 Nina Yevtushenko, Tomsk State University, Russia
 Cemal Yilmaz, Sabanci University, Turkey
 Fatiha Zaïdi, University of Paris-Sud, France
 Gianluigi Zavattaro, University of Bologne, Italy

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