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CALL FOR PAPERS

Prospective authors are invited to submit original and unpublished contributions for regular and poster sessions electronically (.pdf or .ps file). All submitted contributions must be full draft papers, written in English and limited to 8 pages. Style sheets can be obtained from the symposium website. When submitting your draft paper, include a cover page with a short abstract, indicate the desired type of topics (regular or poster) and intended scope as well as the authors' name, title, affiliation and the address, phone and fax numbers and e-mail address of the contact author.


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The contributions will be reviewed and the final version of all accepted papers (invited, regular and poster) will be published in print and digital by the Institute for Traffic Safety and Automation Engineering.

TOPICS OF THE SYMPOSIUM

Specific topics and areas include but are not limited to:


A

Formal description means and methods for Concepts, Applications and Requirements in Traffic and Transportation 

(simulation, UML, Petrinets, risk estimation, quantification and metrics, etc.)

B

Requirements and Applications in Railway

 (signalling applications, model based design and analysis, etc.)

C

Requirements and Applications in Automotive and Vehicular Technology

(control of driving dynamic systems, driver assistance; UML in automotive systems; model based development, diagnosis etc.)

D

Methods and Tools for Modelling, Validation / Verification, Safety Case, Tests and Diagnosis

(system related and functional validation, limits of formal methods, problems using automated tests etc.)

E

Legal framework 

(directives, laws, regulations, standards and norms, certification etc.)

F

Safety and Security 

(Reliability, Availability and Maintainability, methods for risk and hazard analysis; risk acceptance, risk measures, evaluation of RAMS-Parameter)

G

Human factors and human behaviour 

(learning, manipulation, human in the loop, FCR-modelling etc.)

BEST PAPER AWARD

The contributions and the oral presentations are considered to be awarded a Best Paper Award by the Programme Committee.