[FOM] Fourth Summer School on Formal Techniques, May 19-23, 2014, Menlo College, Atherton
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Mon Apr 21 02:10:27 EDT 2014
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Fourth Summer School on Formal Techniques
May 19 - May 23, 2014
Menlo College, Atherton, CA
Techniques based on formal logic, such as model checking,
satisfiability, static analysis, and automated theorem proving, are
finding a broad range of applications in modeling, analysis,
verification, and synthesis. This school, the fourth in the series,
will focus on the principles and practice of formal techniques, with a
strong emphasis on the hands-on use and development of this
technology. It primarily targets graduate students and young
researchers who are interested in developing and using formal
techniques in their research. A prior background in formal methods
is helpful but not required. Participants at the school will have a
seriously fun time experimenting with the tools and techniques
presented in the lectures during laboratory sessions.
The lecturers at the school include:
* Nikolaj Bjorner (MSR Redmond): Software verification with SMT.
* Veronique Cortier (LORIA, France): Formal analysis of security protocols:
Models, Techniques, and Tools
* Gerard Holzmann (JPL/Caltech): Verifying Safety Critical Code
* Gerwin Klein (NICTA Australia): Programming language semantics in
* Marta Kwiatkowska (University of Oxford): Probabilistic model checking
* Natarajan Shankar (SRI CSL): Speaking Logic
We have NSF funding to support travel and accommodation for students
from US universities, but welcome applications from non-US students as
well. Non-US students will be charged around $500 for meals and lodging.
Women and under-represented minorities are specially encouraged to
apply. Applications should be submitted at
Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications before April
30, 2014, since there are only a limited number of spaces available.
Non-US applicants requiring US visas are urged to apply early.
Information about the first three Summer Schools on Formal Techniques
can be found at
More information about the FOM