[Om-announce] VerifyThis 2022 --- Call for Participation

Lammich, Peter (UT-EEMCS) p.lammich at utwente.nl
Fri Feb 18 12:37:32 CET 2022

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VerifyThis Verification Competition 2022


Competition to be held at ETAPS 2022



Grant application deadline: March 7, 2022
Competition: April 2 and 3, 2022

VerifyThis 2022 is a program verification competition taking place as
part of the European Joint Conferences on Theory and Practice of
Software (ETAPS 2022) on April 2-3, 2022 in Munich, Germany.
It is the 10th event in the VerifyThis competition series.

The competition will offer a number of challenges presented in natural
language and pseudo code.
Participants have to formalize the requirements, implement a solution,
and formally verify the implementation for adherence to the

There are no restrictions on the programming language and verification
technology used.
The correctness properties posed in problems will have the input-output 
behaviour of programs in focus. Solutions will be judged for
correctness, completeness, and elegance.

Participation is open for anybody interested.
Teams of up to two people are allowed.
Registration for ETAPS workshops and physical presence on site is

We particularly encourage participation of:
    - student teams (this includes PhD students)
    - non-developer teams using a tool someone else developed
    - several teams using the same tool

The competition has funds for a limited number of travel grants.
A grant covers the incurred travel and accommodation costs up to a
certain limit. The expected limit is EUR 350 for those coming from
Europe and EUR 600 for those coming from outside Europe.

To apply for a travel grant, send an email to 
verifythis at googlegroups.com by March 7, 2022. The application should
    - your name
    - your affiliation
    - the verification system(s) you plan to use at the competition
    - the planned composition of your team (and whether you are
developers of the tools you'll be using)
    - a short letter of motivation explaining your involvement with
formal verification so far
    - if you are a student, please state the academic degree you are
seeking and have your supervisor send a brief letter of support to 
verifythis at googlegroups.com  

* Marie Farrell, Maynooth University, Ireland
* Peter Lammich, University of Twente, The Netherlands

Email: verifythis at googlegroups.com
Web: http://verifythis.ethz.ch

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