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The Second International Conference on Dependability

DEPEND 2009

June 18-23, 2009 - Athens/Glyfada, Greece


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Note: deadlines readjusted for Chinese New Year
Submission (full paper) January 20 February 5, 2009
Notification March 5 March 11, 2009
Registration March 26, 2009
Camera ready March 31, 2009

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions to a IARIA Journal

Publisher: IEEE Computer Society Conference Publishing Services
Posted: IEEE Digital Library
Indexing process

All tracks/topics are open to both research and industry contributions.

Topics:

Dependability facets

Fundamentals on dependability; Formalisms for dependability; Managing and control in dependable systems; Inter-system and intra-system dependability; Operational and non-operational requirements; Software and hardware dependability; Dependability design and specification; Synchronization mechanisms and dependency exception handing; Data protection, recoverability, fault-tolerance; Trust and dependability; Static and dynamic dependability; Time-oriented or time-agnostic dependability; Dependability perimeter and dependability models; Stability and convergence on dependable features and systems; Dependability discovery; Dependability control and self-management; Dependability degradation of running software and services

Adaptability and (self)adaptability

Fundamental models and adaptability mechanisms; Principles of (self)adaptability; Adaptive replication models and protocols; Adaptable structures and behaviors; Context-aware adaptability; Perceived dependability and adaptability; Adaptive and reflexive models and protocols; Management and control of (self)adaptable systems; Platforms and tool supporting (self)adaptability; Autonomic and autonomous adaptation

Adaptability and dependability

Dependability and adaptability for functional and non-functional features; Adaptability and dependability gap; Adaptability and dependability as complementing features; Context-aware adaptable and dependable design; Inter- and intra-systems transactions; Enforcing mechanisms for application level fault tolerance; Explicit and implicit control of quality of service and contracts; Dependability and adaptability in cloud and autonomic computing; Verification and validation of highly adaptable and dependable systems; Scalability aspects in dependable and adaptable systems; Research projects and topics on dependability and adaptability; Standards on system dependability and adaptability

Dependability and security

Integration of security, dependability, and adaptability concepts; Building and preserving scalable, secure and resilient architectures; Security models/architectures and threat models; Trade-off and negotiation of dependability and security properties; Dependability modeling and dynamic management policies; Verification and validation (including model checking) of dependable software architectures; Real time detection and recovery capabilities against intrusions, malfunctions and failures; Redundancy and reconfiguration architectures; Integrated response architectures; Planning of optimal configurations for anticipated operational modes; Modeling of networks and Information Systems; Simulation of modeled configurations; Fast reconfiguration with priority to critical services; Incident (including intrusion) detection and quick containment

Trust and system dependability

Semantics and models of trust; Dynamics of trust; Trust negotiation and management; Trusted systems from untrusted parts; Trust-based secure architectures; Trust metrics assessment and threat analysis; Trust in peer-to-peer and open source systems; Trust in mobile networks; Trust management, reputation management, and identity management; Trust, security, and dependability

Dependability, adaptability, and new technologies

Dependability and adaptability in service oriented architectures; Principles for adaptive and dependable distributed systems; Dependability and adaptability in P2P and overlay systems; Middleware protocols and mechanisms to support adaptability and dependability; Adaptability and dependability in mobile and pervasive systems; Service composition in highly dependable and adaptable environments; Dynamic, loosely-coupled, and ad-hoc environments; Group membership services in failure scenarios with network partitions; Social networks and dependability in dynamic communities; Cross-organization heterogeneity

 
 

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