Student Forum

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The Student Forum at DSN provides an opportunity for students currently working in the area of dependable and secure computing to present and discuss their research objectives, approach, and preliminary results.

The Forum offers a place for presentation and discussion of emerging research ideas. The selected student research papers will be presented in the Student Forum sessions, which will be attended by both fellow students and experienced researchers working in the field of dependable and secure computing, encouraging active discussion. Each paper will be allocated a minimum of 20 minutes for presentation and discussion (exact time to be determined by the number of papers selected and time constraints). One of the key goals of the Forum is to provide student presenters with feedback on their preliminary results that might help with their future research directions.

Student Forum Chairs

Robin Berthier (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, US)
rgb [at]

Ilir Gashi (Univ. of London, UK)
I.Gashi [at]

Important dates

• Submission deadline: March 28, 2016
• Notification: April 18, 2016
• Camera ready paper: April 28, 2016

Submission guidelines

Student research papers should have a student as the single author. The paper should describe the topic, preliminary results, and future direction of the student’s on-going research. The student must commit to presenting the work in person, if accepted, at the conference.

Papers submitted to the Forum should be at most four pages in length and must be formatted use the IEEE Computer Society camera-ready 8.5”x11” two-column camera-ready format (using a 10-point font on 12-point single-spaced leading). The templates are reproduced below for your convenience, and further details can be found here.
* LaTex Package (use bare_conf.tex) (ZIP) (TAR.GZ)
* Word Template (DOC)

All accepted papers will be published in the DSN supplemental volume, and will be presented in dedicated sessions.
The Student Forum proceedings will be made permanently accessible and referenceable via the HAL open archive system
HAL is a multi-disciplinary open access archive for the deposit and dissemination of scientific research documents, whether they are published or not. The documents may come from teaching and research institutions in France or abroad, or from public or private research centers.

Submit papers in PDF format to

Program Committee

Rakesh Bobba, Oregon State University, US
Akito Monden, Okayama University, JP
Kizito Salako, City University London, UK
Bertrand Sobesto, University of Maryland, US
Gilles Trédan, LAAS-CNRS, FR
Saman Zonouz, Rutgers University, US

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