Resilient systems avoid, withstand, recover from, adapt, and evolve to handle anticipated and unforeseen disruptions, i.e., changes, faults, failure, and adversity. Resilience is particularly relevant for modern software and software-controlled systems that must continually adapt their architecture and parameters in response to evolving requirements, customer feedback, new business needs, and platform upgrades. Furthermore, given that software systems may provide critical services to society, e.g., in transportation, healthcare, energy production and e-government, it is paramount they continue to function correctly and reliably despite disruptions. Therefore, design for resilience is an increasingly important area of software engineering.
The SERENE workshop aims to bring together leading researchers and practitioners from academia and industry to advance state of the art and identify open challenges for engineering resilient software systems.
The SERENE 2021 workshop will provide a forum for researchers and practitioners to exchange ideas on advances in all areas relevant to software engineering for resilient systems, including, but not limited to:
May 29, 2021
June 23, 2021
June 5, 2021
June 30, 2021
June 29, 2021
July 16, 2021
July 5, 2021
July 23, 2021
The proceedings will be published to Springer Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) series.
Authors should consult Springer's authors' guidelines and use their proceedings templates, either for LaTeX or for Word, for the preparation of their papers.
Springer encourages authors to include their ORCIDs in their papers.
In addition, the corresponding author of each paper, acting on behalf of all of the authors of that paper, must complete and sign a Consent-to-Publish form. The corresponding author signing the copyright form should match the corresponding author marked on the paper. Once the files have been sent to Springer, changes relating to the authorship of the papers cannot be made.
Moreover, all submissions should describe, in English, original work that has not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere.
All submissions will be peer-reviewed by at least three members of the program committee.
They will be evaluated based on originality, contribution to the field, technical and presentation quality, and relevance to the workshop.
PDF versions of papers should be submitted electronically via EasyChair at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=serene2021
Registration page https://eveeno.com/edcc2021
Stories of socio-technical resilience
Prof. Bashar Nuseibeh, The Open University (UK) | Lero, Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software (IE)
Bashar Nuseibeh is Professor of Computing at The Open University, and a Professor of Software Engineering and Chief Scientist at Lero – The Irish Software Research Centre. He is also an Honorary Professor at University College London (UCL) and a Visiting Professor at the National Institute of Informatics (NII), Japan. Previously, he was a Reader in Computing at Imperial College London and Head of its Software Engineering Laboratory. He has had a career-long research interest in software requirements & design, broadening in recent years to encompass the engineering of adaptive socio-technical systems. He is particularly interested in security & privacy requirements of modern software-intensive systems, and the engineering dependable autonomy & adaptation in those systems.
Bashar received numerous awards for his work including an ICSE Most Influential Paper Award, a Philip Leverhulme Prize, an Automated Software Engineering Fellowship, and a Royal Academy of Engineering Senior Research Fellowship. He is also the recipient of a Royal Society-Wolfson Merit Award and two European Research Council (ERC) awards, including an ERC Advanced Grant on ‘Adaptive Security and Privacy’.
Bashar is a Fellow of the British and Irish Computer Societies, a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering & Technology, and a Member of Academia Europaea and the Royal Irish Academy.
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