Proceedings of the 13th International Workshop on
Edited by: Jana Kofroň, Jana Tumova and Bara Buhnova
Formal Engineering Approaches to Software Components and Architectures
Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 3rd April 2016
The aim of the FESCA workshop is to bring together junior researchers from formal methods, software engineering, and industry interested in the development and application of formal modelling approaches as well as associated analysis and reasoning techniques with practical benefits for software engineering.
In recent years, the growing importance of functional correctness and the increased relevance of system quality properties (e.g. performance, reliability, security) have stimulated the emergence of analytical and modelling techniques for the design and development of software systems. With the increasing complexity and utilization of today's software systems, FESCA aims at addressing two research questions: (1) what role is played by the software design phase in the systematic addressing of the analytical and modelling challenges, and (2) how can formal and semi-formal techniques be effectively applied to make the issues easier to address automatically, with lower human intervention.
The previous FESCA workshops at ETAPS 2004 to 2015 enjoyed high-quality submissions and attracted a number of recognized guest speakers, including Raffaela Mirandola (Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione, Politecnico di Milano, Italy), Rolf Hennicker (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München, Germany),
Constance L. Heitmeyer (Naval Research Laboratory, USA), Manfred Broy, (Technische Universität München, Germany), Jose Luiz Fiadeiro, (University of Leicester, UK), František Plášil (Charles University, Czech Republic), Martin Wirsing (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München, Germany), Ivana Černá (Masaryk University, Czech Republic), Samuel Kounev (Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Germany), Vittorio Cortellessa (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, and Mathematics, University of L'Aquila, Italy), Colin Atkinson (University of Mannheim, Germany), and Steffen Zschaler (King's College London, UK).
The program committee of FESCA'16 consisted of
- Alessandro Abate (University of Oxford, UK)
- Yanja Dajsuren (Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands)
- Antinisca Di Marco (Università dell'Aquila, Italy)
- Ruediger Ehlers (University of Bremen, Germany)
- Uli Fahrenberg (IRISA Rennes, France)
- Georgios Fainekos (Arizona State University, USA)
- Radu Grosu (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
- Petr Hnětynka (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic)
- Patrizio Pelliccione (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)
- Diego Pérez Palacin (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
- Paul Pettersson (Mälardalen University, Sweden)
- Nadia Polikarpova (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
- Pavithra Prabhakar (Kansas State University, USA)
- Matthias Rungger (Technische Universität München, Germany)
- Catia Trubiani (Gran Sasso Science Institute, Italy)
The papers were refereed by the program committee and by
several outside referees, whose help is gratefully acknowledged.
For the thirteenth time, FESCA has been organized as a satellite event to
ETAPS. We are very grateful to the ETAPS organizers for taking care of all the local organization and for accommodating all our special requests.
Prague, March 1, 2016, Jan Kofroň, Jana Tumova, and Bara Buhnova