SDL 2017 - extended paper submission

18th International Conference on System Design Languages of the SDL Forum Society (SDL Forum 2017) Model-driven Engineering for Future Internet, October 9-11, 2017 Budapest, Hungary The SDL Forum is held every 2 years and is one of the most important open events in the calendar for anyone from the academia or industry involved in system design languages and modelling technologies. It is a prime conference event for the discussion of the evolution and use of these techniques. The most recent innovations, trends, experiences and concerns in the field are discussed and presented. It is a forum to address system and software modelling, specification, and analysis of distributed systems, embedded systems, communication systems, and real-time systems.

Important Dates

Authors should submit an abstract as soon as possible.

Abstract submission: May 28, 2017
Paper submission deadline: June 4 June 16, 2017
Notification of acceptance: July 2 July 9, 2017
Poster and exhibit proposals: July 16 July 23, 2017
Camera-ready version deadline: July 16 July 23, 2017
SDL Forum: October 9-11, 2017


Submission policy

Submissions should be previously unpublished, written in English, no longer than 16 pages for full papers and 8 pages for short papers (including the illustrations and bibliography) and using the LNCS style as described on Papers accepted or under review for other events are ineligible for submission to SDL2017. Submissions in the following categories are solicited:

  • Full papers describing original, unpublished results (max. 16 pages in LNCS style)
  • Short papers, describing work in progress (max. 8 pages in LNCS style)
  • Posters and exhibits (submit poster and/or 400 word abstract)

Important: Electronic submission in pdf-format, using EasyChair is mandatory, submission page: Please refer to the conference homepage for more information.

The SDL Forum Program Committee will evaluate the technical contribution of each submission as well as its accessibility to the audience. Papers will be judged on significance, originality, substance, correctness, and clarity. As in previous editions, the SDL2017 proceedings will be published in the Springer LNCS series. Camera-ready versions of accepted papers have to adhere to the LNCS_format. LaTeX2e is recommended, preferably even at the initial submission stage to avoid later conversions.

Accepted papers must be presented at SDL2017 by one of the authors.

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