Paper submission

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The VTS Program Committee invites original, unpublished paper submissions for VTS 2018. Paper submissions should be complete manuscripts, up to six pages (inclusive of figures, tables, and bibliography) in a standard IEEE two-column format; papers exceeding the page limit will be returned without review.

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Authors should clearly explain the significance of the work, highlight novel features, and describe its current status. On the title page, please include: author name(s) and affiliation(s), and the mailing address, phone number, fax number, and e-mail address of the contact author. A 50-word abstract and five keywords identifying the topic area are also required.

The deadline to submit title, abstract and authors for all types of submissions is October 20, 2017 October 25, 2017 (extended). The final version of the PDF of the paper must be uploaded by October 28, 2017 (extended).

Authors will be notified of the disposition of their papers by December 19, 2017.

A submission will be considered as evidence that, upon acceptance, the author(s) will submit a final camera-ready version of the paper for inclusion in the proceedings, and will present the paper at the symposium. A full registration of at least one author is required for publication. In the case of innovative practices and special sessions, the organizers commit to submitting a session title, abstract and list of participants for inclusion in the symposium proceedings.

For formal paper submission related information, please contact the Program Chairs:

Amit Majumdar

Mehdi Tahoori
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology


Proposals for the Innovative Practices and Special Sessions tracks are also invited. The innovative practices track highlights cutting-edge challenges faced by test practitioners, and innovative solutions employed to address them. Special sessions can include invited presentations on hot topics, panels, embedded tutorials. Innovative practices and special session track proposals should include a title, name and contact information of the session organizer(s), a 150-to-200 word abstract, and a list of prospective participants.

For Innovative Practices related information, please contact:

Suriyaprakash Natarajan
Intel Inc.

Pelin Song
IBM Research

For Special Session related information, please contact:

Haralampos Stratigopoulos

Peter Sarson
Dialog Semiconductor