September 26-29 2006, Paris, France

26th IFIP WG 6.1 International Conference on Formal Methods for Networked and Distributed Systems
Special focus on verified middleware and distributed services

Final Program
FORTE'06: Preliminary Program

Final Program

You can download the printable version of the final program: pdf.
Tuesday, September 26th, 2006
09:00-12h30 Tutorial 1: Petri nets and Software Engineering
Rüdiger Valk, University of Hamburg, Germany
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-17h30 Tutorial 2: The Event B Method
Dominique Méry, University Henri Poincaré Nancy 1 & LORIA, France

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006
09:00-09:15 Welcome
  • Invited Talk: Semantic-Based Development of Service-Oriented Systems
  • Martin Wirsing
  • Chair : Elie Najm
Session 1: Services
  • JSCL: a Middleware for Service Coordination
  • Gianluigi Ferrari, Roberto Guanciale, Daniele Strollo
10:45-11:15 Break
  • Analysis of Realizability Conditions for Web Service Choreographies
  • Raman Kazhamiakin, Marco Pistore
  • Web Cube
  • Wishnu Prasetya, Tanja Vos, Doaitse Swierstra
  • Presence Interaction Management in SIP SOHO Architecture
  • Zohair Chentouf, Ahmed Khoumsi
12:30-14:00 Lunch
Session 2: Middleware
  • Formal Analysis of Dynamic, Distributed File-System Access Controls
  • Avik Chaudhuri, Martin Abadi
  • Analysing the Mute Anonymous File-Sharing System Using the Pi-calculus
  • Tom Chothia
  • Towards Fine-grained Automated Verification of Publish-Subscribe Architectures
  • Luciano Baresi, Carlo Ghezzi, Luca Mottola
  • A LOTOS Framework for Middleware Specification
  • Nelson Souto Rosa, Paulo Roberto Freire Cunha
15:30-16:00 Break
Session 3: Composition and Synthesis
  • Automatic Synthesis of Assumptions for Compositional Model Checking
  • Bernd Finkbeiner, Sven Schewe, Matthias Brill
  • Refined Interfaces for Compositional Verification
  • Frédéric Lang
  • On Distributed Program Specification and Synthesis in Architectures with Cycles
  • Julien Bernet, David Janin
  • Generalizing the Submodule Construction Techniques for Extended State Machine Models
  • Bassel Daou, Gregor v. Bochmann
Social Events
Cocktail at the Musée des Arts et Métiers

Thursday, September 28th, 2006
  • Invited Talk: The +CAL Algorithm Language
  • Leslie Lamport
  • Chair : Jean-François Pradat Peyre
Session 4: Symbolic Verification & Slicing
  • Decidable Extensions of Hennessy-Milner Logic
  • Radu Mardare, Corrado Priami
10:30-11:00 Break
  • Symbolic Verification of Communicating Systems with Probabilistic Message Losses: Liveness and Fairness
  • Christel Baier,Nathalie Bertrand, Philippe Schnoebelen
  • A New Approach for Concurrent Program Slicing
  • Pierre Rousseau
  • Reducing Software Architecture Models Complexity: a Slicing and Abstraction Approach
  • Daniela Colangelo, Daniele Compare,Paola Inverardi, Patrizio Pelliccione
12:30-14:00 Lunch
Session 5: Unified Modelling Languages
  • Formalizing Collaboration Goal Sequences for Service Choreography
  • Humberto Nicolas Castejon, Rolv Braek
  • Composition of Use Cases using Synchronization and Model Checking
  • Rabeb Mizouni, Aziz Salah, Siamak Kolahi, Rachida Dssouli
15:00-15:30 Break
Session 6: Petri Nets
  • PN standardisation : a survey
  • Lom Hillah,Fabrice Kordon, Laure Petrucci, Nicolas Trèves
  • Resource Allocation Systems: Some complexity results on the S4PR class
  • Juan-Pablo Lopez-Grao, José-Manuel Colom
  • Optimized Colored Nets Unfolding
  • Fabrice Kordon,Alban Linard, Emmanuel Paviot-Adet
Social Events
Visit and Banquet at the Musée d'Orsay

Friday, September 29th, 2006
  • Invited Talk: Modelling of Complex Software Systems: a Reasoned Overview
  • Daniel Krob
  • Chair : Véronique Viguié Donzeau-Gouge
Session 7: Parameterized Verification
  • Liveness by Invisible Invariants
  • Yi Fang, Kenneth McMillan, Amir Pnueli, Lenore D. Zuck
10:30-11:00 Break
Session 8: Real Time
  • Extending EFSMs to Specify and Test Timed Systems with Action Durations and Timeouts
  • Mercedes G. Merayo, Manuel Nunez, Ismael Rodriguez
  • Scenario-Based Timing Consistency Checking for Time Petri Nets
  • Li Xuandong, Bu Lei, Hu Jun, Zhao Jianhua, Zheng Tao, Zheng Guoliang
  • Effective Representation of RT-LOTOS Terms by Finite Time Petri Nets
  • Tarek Sadani, Marc Boyer, Pierre de Saqui-Sannes, Jean-Pierre Courtiat
12:30-14:00 Lunch
Session 9: Testing
  • Grey Box Checking
  • Edith Elkind, Blaise Genest, Doron Peled, Hongyang Qu
  • Integration Testing of Distributed Components based on Learning Parameterized I/O Models
  • Keqin Li, Roland Groz, Muzammil Shahbaz
  • Minimizing Coordination Channels in Distributed Testing
  • Guy-Vincent Jourdan, Hasan Ural, Hüsnü Yenigün
  • Derivation of a Suitable Finite Test Suite for Customized Probabilistic Systems
  • Luis F. Llana-Diaz, Manuel Nunez,Ismael Rodriguez
16:00-16:30 Closing & Awards
All sessions will take place in Amphithéatre Aimé-Laussedat (3) at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, Annexe Mongolfier (2, rue Conté, Paris 3ème); Access to a map.