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      First International Workshop on Verification and Evaluation of Computer and Communication Systems (VECoS 2007) (VECoS)
      Verification and Evaluation of Computer and Communication Systems
      5 - 6 May 2007


            The aim of the workshop is to bring together the researchers and practitioners in the areas of verification, control, performance and QoS evaluation and assessment dependability, to discuss the state of the art for solving the challenges facing us today in various modern computer and communication systems in which functional and non functional properties are strongly mixed.

            Thus, the main motivation for VECoS is to encourage the cross-fertilization between verification and evaluation approaches, methods and techniques especially those based on the specification formalisms for concurrent systems (i.e. process algebras, transition systems, automata networks, Petri nets, rewrite logic... etc).

            The International Workshop on Verification and Evaluation of Computer and Communication Systems (VECoS) held in 2007 in Algiers, Algeria, is the first of a series of events created by an Euro-Maghrebian network of researchers in computer science.

            The aim of the workshop is to bring together researchers from academia and industry to present their results, and exchange experience, ideas, and solutions for their problems in theoretical and practical aspects on verification and evaluation of computer and communication systems.

            Beyond its technical and scientific goals, another main purpose of VECoS is to promote cooperation in research and education in the area of computer science and engineering between participants and their institutions.

            These proceedings gather the contributions from the invited speakers and the papers selected by the Program Committee members among the submitted contributions. We present four invited papers and twelve technical papers, selected out of thirty-eight submissions.

            The programme committee includes researchers from twenty-nine laboratories. Each of the thirty-eight papers was evaluated by at least three reviewers. After the evaluation, reports were returned to the programme committee for discussion and resolution of conflicts. Based on their recommendations, we concluded the consensus process, and selected the twelve papers that we present here.

            We are grateful to all members of the programme and organising committees, and to all reviewers for their hard work. Without the support of our institutions, VECoS 2007 could not have been a reality. Their recognition of the importance of this event is greatly appreciated.

            Finally, we would like to thank all the authors of the invited and submitted papers, and all the participants to the workshop. They are the main focus of the whole event.

            The program will not be a success without participations and fruitful discussions from the audience. We are looking forward for your active contribution to the workshop and we hope that you will find our efforts worthwhile. We wish you a pleasant stay in Algiers.

            May 2007

            Kamel Barkaoui and Malika Ioualalen

            Programme Chairs

            VECoS 2007

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            Invited Papers (Abstracts)

            René Boel Distributed on-line analysis of discrete event systems: a survey of some recent results http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/VECOS2007.1

            Hanifa Boucheneb & Rachid Hadjidj Model checking of time Petri nets http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/VECOS2007.2

            Patrice Moreaux Performance models with product form steady-state distributions http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/VECOS2007.3

            Session 1: Distributed Analysis

            M.C. Boukala & L. Petrucci Towards Distributed Verification of Petri Nets Properties http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/VECOS2007.4

            Brahim Hamid, Bertrand Le Saëc & Mohamed Mosbah A Simple Distributed Algorithm for the Maintenance of a Spanning Tree http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/VECOS2007.5

            Imen Loulou, Ahmed Hadj Kacem & Mohamed Jmaiel Consistent Reconfiguration for Publish/Subscribe Architecture Styles http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/VECOS2007.6

            Session 2: Model Checking

            Tayssir Touili Computing Transitive Closures of Hedge Transformations http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/VECOS2007.7

            Yu Zhang, Franck Védrine & Bruno Monsuez SystemC Waiting-State Automata http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/VECOS2007.8

            Ghiath Al Sammane, Sa'ed Abed & Otmane Ait Mohamed High Level Reduction Technique for Multiway Decision Graphs Based Model Checking http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/VECOS2007.9

            Session 3: Timed verification

            A.Abdelli Dealing with Resource Requirement in Multimedia Document Consistency Verification http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/VECOS2007.10

            Saddek Bensalem, Moez Krichen, Lotfi Majdoub, Riadh Robbana & Stavros Tripakis Test Generation for Duration Systems http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/VECOS2007.11

            Rachid Hadjidj, Hanifa Boucheneb & Drifa Hadjidj Zenoness detection and timed model checking for real time systems http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/VECOS2007.12

            Session 4: Performance analysis

            Karim Abbas & Djamil Aïssani Approximation in an M/G/1 queueing system with breakdowns and repairs http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/VECOS2007.13

            Malika Ioualalen, Patrice Moreaux & Nabila Salmi Structured analysis for Component-based systems: an EJB/CORBA Application http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/VECOS2007.14

            Karim Djemame & Mohammed H Haji Grid Application Performance Prediction: a Case Study in BROADEN http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/VECOS2007.15

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            First International Workshop on Verification and Evaluation of Computer and Communication Systems (VECoS 2007)
            Algiers, Algeria
            5 - 6 May 2007
            Electronic Workshops in Computing (eWiC)
            Verification and Evaluation of Computer and Communication Systems

            1477-9358 BCS Learning & Development

            Self URI (journal page): https://ewic.bcs.org/
            Electronic Workshops in Computing

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