Tenth ACM SIGOPS European Workshop
Can we really depend on an OS?
22nd - 25th September 2002, Saint-Emilion, France
(ACM Approval Pending)
1522 - Didier Alliou
|As operating systems spread from conventional computers to more and
more different forms of devices, the dependability of an OS becomes
increasingly important. For large UNIX systems, there will still be system
administrators, but there will not be one for our cell phones, our digital
camera, our home alarm systems, our pacemakers, or most any embedded
system. In the future, users will no longer accept blue screens
of death. Instead, we expect devices to work. In general, more
dependable OS are desirable for almost any type of computer or
The workshop will focus on the challenge of providing dependable OS's and OS features. Appropriate themes are:
Attendance is limited to 60 people, by invitation only based on the submitted paper. Some papers will be selected for presentation, but there will be time for discussions and panel sessions.
The workshop will be held in Saint-Emilion, a beautiful wine village located in the Bordeaux area amidst miles of vineyards... Saint-Emilion is 15 minutes by taxi from the Libourne TGV rail station which is 4 hours by TGV from Charles de Gaulle airport. The workshop hotels are in the center of the historical village. For additional information, see http://www.saint-emilion.org/ and http://www.saint-emilion-tourisme.com/.
Papers will be selected on the basis of ability to foster discussion, originality, and appropriateness to the workshop topic. Accepted papers will be distributed to attendees and via the web. A summary of the workshop will appear in Operating Systems Review. Interested persons should send to the program chair 10 copies of an extended abstract (4 pages maximum) or a Postscript file using only standard fonts (e.g., Times). Electronic submissions must print in Europe and the US and last-minute submissions that are unprintable will be rejected; please send an early test sample. The contact person's email and postal addresses should be included on the first page of the abstract. For additional information, see the workshop's web page http://www.diku.dk/ew2002/ (mirrored at http://compose.labri.u-bordeaux.fr/events/ew2002/). A limited number of students can attend; please submit either a normal position paper OR a paper describing the research contribution of your Ph.D. work.
|Submissions to the program chair:
DIKU, University of Copenhagen
DK-2100 Copenhagen, DENMARK
|Eric Jul, DIKU, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen,
Jean-Bernard Stefani, INRIA Rhone Alpes, France
Vinny Cahill, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Valerie Issarny, INRIA, INRIA, Rocquencourt, France
Ian Pratt, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK
Andrew Herbert, Microsoft Reseach, Cambridge, UK
Yolande Berbers, K.U.Leuven, Belgium
Arne Skou, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
Calton Pu, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
Rui Oliveira, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
Anne-Marie Kermarrec , Microsoft Research, Cambridge, UK