CFP: IEEE PLRTIA'98 workshop on Programming Languages for Real-Time Industrial Applications

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From: hips@informatik.hu-berlin.de (HIPS)
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 31 Aug 1998 12:15:42 -0400
Organization: Humboldt University Berlin, Department of Computer Science
Keywords: conference, CFP, realtime

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                                                          Call for Papers


                                                        IEEE Workshop on
                  Programming Languages for Real-Time Industrial Applications
                                                -- Is Java the Future? --
                                          Madrid, Spain, December 1, 1998
                                            (in conjunction with RTSS'98)


                      http://www.informatik.hu-berlin.de/~mueller/plrtia98


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IMPORTANT DATES:


  Papers due: Oct 10, 1998
  Author notification: Oct 31, 1998
  Final papers due: Nov 14, 1998


DESCRIPTION:


    Over the last 30 years there has been a plethora of languages used
    for the implementation of industrial and military real-time and
    embedded systems. Early languages such as Jovial, Coral 66, and RTL/2
    have been replaced by C/C++, Perl, Ada and Esterel. Whilst Ada has
    a niche in the safety critical systems market, there has been
    wide-spead use of C/C++. This dominance has been reinforced by
    the developement of the real-time POSIX standards. However, all
    these languages have their critics. For some, Ada and POSIX are
    too complicated, for others C/C++ are too insecure.


    More recently, Java has emerged as a candiate language which claims
    a compromise between the safety and security of Ada, and yet the flexibility
    and popularity of C/C++. However, Java lacks some of the facilities
    required to program hard real-time systems, and its implementation
    lacks the predictablity needed for safety critical applications.


    This workshop will give the opportunity to researchers, developers, and
    practitioners working in related areas to exchange experience on the
    design, implementation and use of programming language in industrial
    and military applications. Topics of submissions include but are not
    limited to:


            * progress reports on the developement and use of Java
            * real-time java virtual machines
            * evaluation of Java for real-time
            * Ada 95 real-time profiles (subsets)
            * lessons learned from the use of current (C/C++, Pearl, Ada and Esterel)
                languages
            * meeting the demands of real-time distributed programming
            * the impact of future systems requirements on programming languages
            * the role of real-time POSIX


SUBMITTING PAPERS:


    Authors are invited to submit regular workshop papers as well as
    proposals for panel discussions. Paper submissions should be limited
    to 10 pages, double space, including figures. The title page should
    include a maximum 150-word abstract, five keywords, full mailing address,
    e-mail address, phone number, fax number, and a designated contact author.


    All submissions must be electronic (postscript) and sent to:
    Alan.Burns@cs.york.ac.uk.


GENERAL CHAIR:


M. Gonzalez Harbour
Universidad de Cantabria
Departamento de Electronica y Computadores
Avda. de Los Castros s/n
39005 Santander, Spain
phone: +34-942-2014-83, fax: -02<br>
mgh@ctr.unican.es


CO-PC-CHAIRS:


    Alan Burns Frank Mueller
    University of York Humboldt University Berlin
    Department of Computer Science Institut fuer Informatik
    Heslington Unter den Linden 6
    York, YO10 5DD, U.K. 10099 Berlin, Germany
    phone: +44 (1904) 4327-79, fax: -67 phone: (+49) (30) 2093-3011, fax: -3010
    Alan.Burns@cs.york.ac.uk mueller@informatik.hu-berlin.de


PROGRAM COMMITTEE:


Ted Baker, Florida State Univeristy, USA
Brad Balfour, SEI, USA
Riccardo Bettai, Texas A&M Univeristy, USA
Greg Bollella, IBM, USA
Giorgio Butazzo, University of Pisa, Italy
David E. Emery, Mitre, France
Franco Gasperoni, Ada Core Technologies, USA
Richard Gerber, University of Maryland, USA
Hans Hansson, Mälardalens Högskola, Sweden
M. Gonzalez Harbour, Universidad de Cantabria, Spain
Farnam Jahanian, University of Michigan, USA
Andy Johnson, Mercury Computer Systems, USA
Jochen Liedtke, IBM Watson, USA
Jane W.-S. Liu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Sang Lyul Min, Seoul National University, Korea
Frank Mueller, Humboldt Universty Berlin, Germany
Kelvin Nilsen, NewMonics, USA
Lynne Rosenthal, NIST, USA
Manas Saksena, Concordia University, Canada
Lui Sha, SEI, USA
Daniel Simon, INRIA, France
Sanjay Sjinturkar, Lucent, USA
Tucker Taft, Intermetrics, USA
Hideyuko Tokuda, Keio University, Japan
Serdar Uckun, Rockwell Science Center, USA
Andy Wellings, University of York, U.K.
Vic Wolfe, University of Rhode Island, USA
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