WMC 2017 – Call for Papers

Call for Papers – WMC 2017

5th International workshop on Mixed Criticality Systems (WMC)

at the IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium

Paris, France, 5th December, 2017

Submission Deadline: 1st October 2017 (extended and firm)


The purpose of WMC is to share new ideas, experiences and information about
research and development of mixed criticality real-time systems.


The workshop aims to bring together researchers working in fields relating
to real-time systems with a focus on the challenges brought about by the
integration of mixed criticality applications onto singlecore, multicore and
manycore architectures. These challenges are cross-cutting. To advance
rapidly, closer interaction is needed between the sub-communities involved
in real-time scheduling, real-time operating systems / runtime environments,
and timing analysis.

The workshop aims to promote understanding of the fundamental problems that
affect Mixed Criticality Systems (MCS) at all levels in the software /
hardware stack and crucially the interfaces between them. The workshop will
promote lively interaction, cross fertilisation of ideas, synergies, and
closer collaboration across the breadth of the real-time community, as well
as attracting industrialists from the aerospace, automotive and other
industries with a specific interest in MCS.

Original unpublished papers on all aspects of mixed criticality real-time
systems are welcome. Themes include, but are not limited to:

  • Task and system models for MCS on singlecore, multicore, and manycore platforms.
  • Scheduling schemes and analyses for MCS, including the integration of appropriate models of overheads and delays.
  • Run-time environments and support for MCS, including data exchange and synchronisation across criticality levels, and issues relating to criticality mode.
  • Analysis of worst-case execution times (WCET) relating to MCS.
  • Mixed criticality communications mechanisms and analysis, including Network-on-Chip support.
  • Probabilistic analysis techniques for MCS.

The scope of the workshop is real-time, mixed criticality systems.
Papers that do not relate to real-time behaviour (i.e. are solely about
security or safety aspects of MCS) will be considered as out of scope.


Papers must be submitted electronically in a pdf format. The material must
be unpublished and not under submission elsewhere. Submissions must be in
the same format as in the final proceedings (6 pages maximum, 2 columns, 10
pt) compliant with the IEEE formatting guidelines. Papers exceeding the page
limit will not be reviewed. See the workshop website for further details
about submissions. about submissions. Submit a paper here: https://www.softconf.com/i/wmc2017/.

By submitting a paper, the authors confirm that if the paper is accepted,
at least one author will register for the WMC 2017 workshop by the special
registration deadline set in the notification of acceptance, and present
the paper at the workshop in person.


WMC will publish informal proceedings. The authors retain the copyright to
their work and are free to submit extended versions to a conference or


Submission deadline: 1st October 2017 (extended and firm)
Notification of acceptance: 25th October 2017
Final version of papers due: 31st October 2017
Workshop: 5th  December 2017
RTSS conference: 6th-8th December 2017


Program chairs
Arvind Easwaran (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Kunal Agrawal (Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis MO, USA)

Program committee 
Dirk Ziegenbein (Bosch Research, Germany)
Zhishan Guo (Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA)
Luca Santinelli (Onera, France)
Jing Li (New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA)
Leandro Soares Indrusiak (University of York, UK)
Geoffrey Nelissen (ISEP, Portugal)
Martina Maggio (Lund University, Sweden)
Jaewoo Lee (KAIST, Korea)
Xiaoting Li (ECE Paris, France)
Tam Chantem (Virginia Tech, USA)
Pontus Ekberg (Uppsala University, Sweden)

Steering committee
Sanjoy Baruah (University of North Carolina, USA)
Liliana Cucu-Grosjean (INRIA, France)
Rob Davis (University of York, UK)
Claire Maiza (Grenoble INP / Verimag, France)

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