Reliable Software Technologies
June 10-14, 1996
The international conference of Ada-Europe, the European federation of
national Ada societies, will take place next year at the Montreux
Palace Hotel, Montreux,
Switzerland, on the edge of beautiful lake Geneva, from June 10 to 14,
The full conference will comprise a three-day technical programme
and exhibition from Tuesday to Thursday, and parallel workshops and
tutorials on Monday and Friday.
The conference is organized in cooperation with ACM SIGAda.
The conference will provide an international forum for researchers, developers and users of reliable software technologies. Presentations and discussions will cover applied and theoretical work currently conducted to support the development and maintenance of software systems. Participants will include practitioners and researchers from industry, academia and government.
- 20 November 1995: Submission of extended abstracts and tutorial/workshop proposals
- 20 December 1995: Notification to authors
- 20 Febuary 1996: Final papers (camera-ready) required
- 10-14 June 1996: Conference
For papers, tutorials, and workshop proposals, the topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
- Management of Software Development and Maintenance: Methods, Techniques and Tools.
- Software Quality: Quality Management and Assurance, Verification, Validation and Testing of Software Systems.
- Software Development Methods and Techniques: Requirements Engineering, Object-Oriented Technologies, Formal Methods, Software Management Issues, Re-engineering and Reverse Engineering, Reuse.
- Software Architectures: Patterns for Software Design and Composition, Frameworks, Component and Class Libraries, Component Design.
- Tools: CASE Tools, Software Development Environments, Compilers, Browsers, Debuggers.
- Kinds of Systems: Real-Time Systems, Distributed Systems, Fault-Tolerant Systems, Information Systems, Safety-Critical Systems.
- Applications in Multimedia Systems and Communications, Manufacturing, Avionics, Space, Railway, Industry.
- Ada 95 Language and Tools: Programming Techniques, Object-Oriented Programming, New Approaches in Tool Support, Bindings and Libraries, Evaluation and Comparison of Languages.
- Ada 83 and Ada 95 Experience Reports: Experience Reports from Projects using Ada 83 or Ada 95; Management Approaches, Metrics, Comparisons with past or parallel Experiences in non-Ada Projects.
- Education and Training.
- Case Studies and Experiments.
Authors are invited to submit original contributions. Submissions
should be in English. Five paper copies of the extended abstract (4-6
pages) or of the full paper should be sent to the Programme Chair.
Submissions by e-mail in Postscript are also accepted. Submissions by
fax are not accepted. The first page should include: the title of the
paper; name, current affiliation, postal address, e-mail address,
telephone and fax of each author; the name of the designated contact
person; and a list of keywords ordered by relevance, including,
whenever possible, topics and subtopics taken from the list of topics
of the conference. To enable publication of the accepted papers before
the conference, strict adherence to the dates of the schedule is
A tutorial should address any of the topics of the theme of the conference. A tutorial will last a half or full day. The proposals should include a title, an abstract, a description of the topic, a detailed outline of the presentation, a description of the presenter's teaching experience in general and with the proposed topic, duration (half day or full day), level of the tutorial (introductory, intermediate, or advanced), expected audience experience and background. Proposals should be submitted by e-mail to the Tutorial Chair.
Half- and full-day workshops can be held to address timely issues or to
initiate a longer term effort on a topic of interest. Proposals should
be submitted by e-mail to the Programme Chair.
The conference will be accompanied by a three-day commercial exhibition
on June 11, 12 and 13. Vendors of software products and services should
contact the Exhibition Organizer at the earliest convenience for further information and to ensure their inclusion.
The sponsoring organization has decided to lower substantially the
registration fees, including coffee breaks and lunch meals, for the
The proceedings will be printed in the famous Lecture Notes of Springer
(LNCS), and be available at the start of the conference.
There will be awards, sponsored by Ada-Europe:
- Best paper award: ECU 500.-
- Best presentation award: ECU 500.-
Montreux Palace Hotel
- CHF 800.- for late registration,
- CHF 700.- for early registration,
- CHF 500.- for early registration by academics.
- Angel Alvarez, Technical University of Madrid
- Lars Asplund, Uppsala University
- Stéphane Barbey, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Tutorial Chair
- Mark S. Gerhardt, LORAL Space & Range Systems
- Charlene Roberts-Hayden, GTE Systems
- Bjorn Kallberg, CelsiusTech Systems AB
- Jan van Katwijk, Delft University of Technology
- Philippe Kruchten, Rational
- Peter E. Obermayer, Competence Center Informatik Gmbh, Exhibition Organizer
- Laurent Pautet, Telecom Paris
- Erhard Ploedereder, University of Stuttgart
- Jean-Pierre Rosen, ADALOG
- Edmond Schonberg, New York University
- Alfred Strohmeier, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Programme Chair
- Bill Taylor, Transition Technology Limited
- Stef Van Vlierberghe, OFFIS N.V./S.A.
- Peter Wehrum, Rational
- Brian Wichmann, National Physical Laboratory
- John Barnes, John Barnes Informatics
- Luc Bernard, OFFIS N.V./S.A.
- Alan Burns, University of York
- Dirk Craeynest, OFFIS N.V./S.A.
- Xavier Cusset, CS Defense
- Albert Llamosi, Universitat Rovira i Virgili
- Karlotto Mangold, ATM Computer GmbH
- Jim Moore, MITRE Corp
- Kiyoshi Ishihata, Meiji University
- Ada-Belgium, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ada in Denmark, email@example.com
- Ada-Deutschland, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ada France, email@example.com
- Ada Greece, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ada Italy, email@example.com
- Ada in Norway, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ada-Spain, email@example.com
- Ada in Sweden, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ada in Switzerland, email@example.com
- Ada Language UK Ltd, H.Byard@bton.ac.uk
Prof. Alfred Strohmeier
Mr. Stéphane Barbey
Mr. Peter Obermayer
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL)
Department of Computer Science
Software Engineering Lab
Fax : +41 21 693 5079
Competence Center Informatik GmbH
P.O. Box 1225
Fax : +49 5931 805 100
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