Doctoral Symposium of Formal Methods 2015

22 June 2015, Oslo, Norway
Call for Papers


  • Submission: 27 March 2015 (extended one week)
  • Notification: 21st April 2015
  • Doctoral Symposium: 22 June 2015


Stijn de Gouw (SDL, CWI): Proving that Android’s, Java’s and Python’s sorting algorithm is broken (and showing how to fix it)


A Doctoral Symposium will be held on 22 June in conjunction with the 20th International Symposium on Formal Methods, which will take place in Oslo, Norway, from 22 to 26 June 2015. This aims to provide a helpful environment in which selected PhD students can present and discuss their ongoing work, meet other students working on similar topics, and receive helpful advice and feedback from a panel of researchers and academics.

If you are a PhD student researching any topic that falls within the area of formal methods, you are warmly invited to submit a Research Abstract for consideration to be selected as a participant.


Research Abstracts should be no more than 4 pages in LNCS format.

Your Research Abstract should:

  • Outline the problem being addressed, its relevance, the solution you are working on, your research approach (such as your research method) and your expected contribution.
  • Contain a very brief literature survey indicating the most important references related to:
    (a) the problem being addressed and/or
    (b) existing solutions as appropriate.
  • Indicate your progress to date and the current stage of research.

The Research Abstract should be written by yourself as sole author, but should include references to any papers you have already published, including joint publications with your supervisor.


Please upload a PDF version of your Research Abstract, including your name, affiliation, and email address to:

(Note that this is not the main FM2015 EasyChair page.)

Further information about the FM2015 Symposium is available at:

Enquiries about the Doctoral Symposium should be addressed to
Bernhard Aichernig.



Bernhard K. Aichernig, TU Graz, Austria
Alessandro Rossini, SINTEF, Oslo, Norway


Bernhard K. Aichernig, Graz Univ. of Technology, Austria (co-chair)
Ana Cavalcanti, University of York, UK
Juan De Lara, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
Zinovy Diskin, McMaster University & Univ. of Waterloo, Canada
Reiner Hähnle, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany
Peter Gorm Larsen, Aarhus University, Denmark
Yang Liu, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Shaoying Liu, Hosei University, Japan
Cesar Munoz, NASA, USA
Alessandro Rossini, SINTEF, Norway (co-chair)
Augusto Sampaio, Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil
Cristina Seceleanu, Mälardalen University, Sweden
Emil Sekerinski, McMaster University, Canada
Graeme Smith, University of Queensland, Australia
Meng Sun, Peking University, China
Elena Troubitsyna, Aabo Akademi, Finland
Margus Veanes, Microsoft Research, USA
Uwe Wolter, University of Bergen, Norway
Huibiao Zhu, East China Normal University, China

20th International Symposium on Formal Methods