Call for Papers

HVC 2016 invites the submission of technical papers reporting original research and experience results in all sub-fields of testing and verification applicable to software and hardware. The conference will involve the presentation of peer-reviewed, original technical papers, as well as lectures by guests from industry and academia.

The conference proceedings will be published in Springer's Lecture Notes in Computer Science series (LNCS), and handed out in digital format to registered guests of the conference.

Topics of interest to the conference include, but are not limited to:

  • Simulation-based verification
  • Formal and semi-formal specification, modeling, and verification
  • Functional and non-functional software testing
  • Software and hardware equivalence checking
  • SAT/SMT-based verification algorithms
  • Static analysis
  • Model checking
  • High-level stimuli generation
  • Hardware/software co-verification
  • Triage and debug technologies
  • Post-silicon validation including emulation and acceleration
  • Coverage analysis and test minimization
  • Testing of mobile and cloud applications
  • Software artifacts review and inspection
  • Test planning
  • Empirical studies on hardware and software quality
  • Security verification
  • Machine learning techniques for verification

Student grants

We anticipate a number of student grants to cover part of the travel expenses for full-time students who are authors of accepted papers. Precedence in allocation of these travel grants will be to students who are also presenting a poster at the conference.

Important Dates

Paper submission deadline: July 14, 2016
(11.59 pm GMT)

July 21, 2016
(11.59 pm GMT)
Author acceptance notification: September 5, 2016
Final manuscripts due: September 16, 2016
Poster submission deadline: September 30
(11.59 pm GMT)
Conference: November 14 - 17, 2016
Tutorials: November 14, 2016

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