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CRTS 2008
Workshop on Compositional Theory and Technology for Real-Time Embedded Systems (co-located with RTSS 2008)
Dates Nov 30, 2008 (iCal) - Nov 30, 2008
Location: Barcelona, Spain
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Important dates
Submissions: Sep 15, 2008
Notification: Oct 15, 2008
Camera ready due: Oct 31, 2008
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        CALL FOR PAPERS - CRTS '08 (co-located with RTSS '08)

        Workshop on Compositional Theory and Technology for
               Real-Time Embedded Systems (CRTS'08)
                   November 30, Barcelona, Spain

              CRTS'08 is held in conjunction with the
          29th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS'08)
            November 30 - December 3, Barcelona, Spain

   *****  Paper Submission Deadline : September 15, 2008 *****

  Web site:

The increasing complexity of real-time embedded systems demands
advanced methodologies that can facilitate their design and
analysis, while assuring correctness, real-time, and performance
requirements. Promising is a paradigm of compositional theories and
technologies that allows for the decomposition of a complex system
into simpler pieces (components), as well as the integration of
individual components to achieve system functions collectively,
while preserving the principles of
  - compositionality: the system-level (global) property can be
    established from composing component-level (local) properties, and
  - composability: the properties established and validated for
    components in isolation hold also after the components are
    assembled into the system.
Such a composition paradigm calls for new component concepts and
composition mechanisms that can support various key characteristics
of real-time embedded systems, such as timeliness, safety, security,
quality of service, and adaptability.

Topics of interest for the workshop are all of those associated with
compositional theory and technology for real-time embedded systems,
including (but not limited to):

- COMPOSITIONAL SCHEDULING THEORIES: compositional schedulability
and execution-time analysis; horizontal/vertical composition of
various real-time resource management schemes (e.g., CPU, memory,
power, thermal); composition of cluster-based multicore or
multiprocessor scheduling.

- COMPONENT MODEL AND INTERFACE: component model for real-time
embedded systems; interface theory and development for real-time
embedded systems; component technology for real-time embedded

- COMPOSITIONAL FORMAL METHODS: compositional techniques for
modeling and formal methods; composition of validation and
verification techniques.

- COMPOSITIONAL DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS: composition of network protocol
layers for real-time communications; compositional end-to-end delay
analysis in distributed systems.

- COMPOSITION OF POLICIES AND SERVICES: composition of system layers
(e.g., OS, middleware) for real-time embedded systems; composition
of performance policies and techniques for adaptive or
reconfigurable real-time embedded systems; composition of services
(e.g., robustness, privacy, safety, security) for real-time embedded


We encourage the submission of position papers that describe the
state-of-the-art, present work-in-progress, and suggest open issues.
Submissions can be in any format but should be in four to eight
pages including references and figures -- papers exceeding eight
pages will not be reviewed. All submissions should be in PostScript
(PS) or PDF.

Submission of the paper implies that should the paper be accepted,
at least one of the authors will register and present the paper at
the workshop. Submissions should be sent to the workshop organizers
at and Please, visit
the workshop website for more details.


      Submission deadline:                 September 15, 2008
      Notification:                        October 15, 2008
      Camera-ready version:                October 31, 2008
      Workshop:                            November 30, 2008


Insup Lee, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Thomas Nolte, M?ardalenUniversity, Sweden
Insik Shin, KAIST, South Korea
Oleg Sokolsky, University of Pennsylvania, USA


Jim Anderson, University of North Carolina, USA
Bjorn Andersson, IPP Hurray, Portugal
Scott Brandt, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Reinder Bril, Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), Netherlands
Alan Burn, University of York, UK
Marco Caccamo, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
Samarjit Chakraborty, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Sebastian Fischmeister, University of Waterloo, Canada
Nathan Fisher, Wayne State University, USA
Gerhard Fohler, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Chris Gill, Washington University, St. Luis, USA
Hans Hansson, M?ardalen University, Sweden
Tei-Wei Kuo, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Chang-Gun Lee, Seoul National University, South Korea
Giuseppe Lipari, SSSUP, Italy
Xue Liu, McGill University, Canada
Ying Lu, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA
Daniel Mosse, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Raj Rajkumar, Carnegie Mellon University, USA 

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Facts about "CRTS 2008"
AcronymCRTS 2008 +
Camera ready dueOctober 31, 2008 +
End dateNovember 30, 2008 +
Event typeWorkshop +
Has coordinates41° 22' 58", 2° 10' 39"Latitude: 41.382894444444
Longitude: 2.1774333333333
Has location cityBarcelona +
Has location countryCategory:Spain +
Homepage +
IsAEvent +
NotificationOctober 15, 2008 +
Start dateNovember 30, 2008 +
Submission deadlineSeptember 15, 2008 +
TitleWorkshop on Compositional Theory and Technology for Real-Time Embedded Systems (co-located with RTSS 2008) +