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From Martin Schoeberl <>
Subject JTRES 2012 Call for Paper
Date Tue, 21 Feb 2012 16:58:05 GMT


                        CALL FOR PAPERS

                      The 10th Workshop on
       Java Technologies for Real-Time and Embedded Systems
                           JTRES 2009

                Technical University of Denmark
                        DTU Informatics

                       24-26 October 2012
                       Copenhagen, Denmark




Over 90 percent of all microprocessors are now used for real-time and
embedded applications, and the behavior of many of these applications
is constrained by the physical world. Higher-level programming
languages and middleware are needed to robustly and productively
design, implement, compose, integrate, validate, and enforce
real-time constraints along with conventional functional requirements
and reusable components. It is essential that the production of
real-time embedded systems can take advantage of languages, tools,
and methods that enable higher software productivity. The Java
programming language has become an attractive choice because of its
safety, productivity, its relatively low maintenance costs, and the
availability of well trained developers.

Although it features good software engineering characteristics,
standard Java is unsuitable for developing real-time embedded
systems, mainly due to under-specification of thread scheduling and
the presence of garbage collection. These problems are addressed by
the Real-Time Specification for Java (RTSJ). The intent of this
specification is the development of real-time applications by
providing several additions such as extending the Java memory model
and providing stronger semantics in thread scheduling.

Interest in real-time Java in both the research community and
industry has recently increased significantly, because of its
challenges and its potential impact on the development of embedded
and real-time applications. The goal of the proposed workshop is to
gather researchers working on real-time and embedded Java to identify
the challenging problems that still need to be solved in order to
assure the success of real-time Java as a technology, and to report
results and experiences gained by researchers.

Submission Requirements

Participants are expected to submit a paper of at most 10 pages (ACM
Conference Format, i.e., two-columns, 10 point font - see formatting
instructions at 
Accepted papers will be published in the ACM International Conference
Proceedings Series via the ACM Digital Library and have to be presented by
one author at the JTRES.  Papers should be submitted through Easychair. 
Please use the submission link:

Papers describing open source projects shall include a description
how to obtain the source and how to run the experiments in the
appendix. The source version for the published paper will be hosted
at the JTRES web site.

Accepted papers will be invited for submission to a special issue of
the Journal on Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience.

Topics of interest to this workshop include, but are not limited to:

    * New real-time programming paradigms and language features

    * Industrial experience and practitioner reports

    * Open source solutions for real-time Java

    * Real-time design patterns and programming idioms

    * High-integrity and safety critical system support

    * Java-based real-time operating systems and processors

    * Extensions to the RTSJ

    * Virtual machines and execution environments

    * Memory management and real-time garbage collection

    * Compiler analysis and implementation techniques

    * Scheduling frameworks, feasibility analysis, and timing analysis

    * Reproduction studies

    * Multiprocessor and distributed real-time Java

Important Dates

    * Paper Submission:                 July  1, 2012
    * Notification of Acceptance:     August  5, 2012
    * Camera Ready Paper Due:         August 20, 2012
    * Workshop:                   October 24-26, 2012

Program Chair:

    Andy Wellings, University of York

Workshop Chair:

    Martin Schoeberl, Technical University of Denmark

Program Committee:

    Pablo Basanta-Val, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
    Theresa Higuera, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
    James Hunt, Aicas
    Doug Jensen, MITRE
    Tomas Kalibera, University of Kent
    Doug Locke, LC Systems Services
    Kelvin Nilsen, Aonix
    Damien Masson, Laboratoire d'informatique Gaspard-Monge
    Ales Plsek, INRIA Lille
    Marek Prochazka, European Space Agency
    Wolfgang Puffitsch, Vienna University of Technology
    Anders Ravn, Aalborg University
    Martin Schoeberl, Technical University of Denmark
    Fridtjof Siebert, Aicas
    Tullio Vardanega, University of Padua
    Jan Vitek, Purdue University
    Andy Wellings, University of York

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