The workshop on safety computer architecture and systems will be held as part of the 6th ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCS-08) and takes place in Doha, Qatar.

The workshop discusses new and interesting issues of the design, development and implementation of safety computer architectures and systems

Workshop Chair

Prof.Dr.-Ing. habil. Josef Börcsök
HIMA Paul Hildebrandt GmbH+Co KG
University of Kassel

Workshop Vice Chair

Dr. Michael H. Schwarz

University of Kassel

Program Committee

Prof.Dr. Andreas Gräßer
University of Applied Science of Darmstadt

Prof.Dr. Harmut Hillmer

University of Kassel

Dr. Dan Komosny
University of Brno
Czech Republic

Prof. Chris Cox

University of Sunderland
United Kingdom

Dr. Michael J. Short
University of Leicester
United Kingdom

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Safety for critical systems
  • Engineering for system robustness and reliability
  • Contingency Planning and Occurrence Reporting
  • Safety-oriented system design
  • Human tasks and error models
  • Hazard analysis Preparedness
  • Cost and effectiveness of system safety
  • Verification and validation of safety
  • Safety tools
  • Safety control and management
  • Control of mission critical systems
  • Evaluation of safety data, and mitigation and prevention strategies
  • System Safety Implementation Guidelines and Standards
  • Transferring safety knowledge
  • Metrics for Risk Assessment
  • Activities
  • Industry specific safety systems
  • Process and Chemical industry
  • Oil and Petrol industry
  • Nuclear power plants

Important Dates:

10. November 2007 Paper submission
20. December 2007 Notification of acceptance or rejection
10. January 2008 Final Camera ready paper due
1. April - 4. April 2008 Conference


Papers should be submitted with "workshop on safety computer architecture and systems" in the e-mail heading to the following Email address.

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6th ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA-08)