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<p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="text-align:center"><b><span style="font-size:16.0pt">The 7th International Symposium on Theoretical Aspects of Software Engineering – TASE 2013<o:p></o:p></span></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="text-align:center"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;color:blue;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">1<sup>st</sup> – 3<sup>rd</sup> July 2013, Aston University Conference Centre, Birmingham, UK<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="text-align:center"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">3<sup>rd</sup> Call for Papers<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">Dear Colleagues,<br>
<br>
On behalf of the organizing committee, we are pleased to invite you to submit papers to the
</span><b><span style="font-size:16.0pt">7th International Symposium on Theoretical Aspects of Software Engineering
</span></b><span style="mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">(TASE 2013). We apologise for any eventual cross-posting<span style="color:#1F497D">
</span>and we cordially encourage you to forward this call for papers to all of your colleagues and students who might be interested.
<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="sectionHead" style="margin-top:0cm"><span style="color:windowtext"><o:p> </o:p></span></p>
<p class="sectionHead" style="margin-top:0cm"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Overview<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">Software engineering is at the heart of many state of the art tools designed to simplify and improve our lives, including cloud computing applications, the semantic web and self-configuring systems.
 As these instruments are involved in fields of vital importance, by providing customised solutions for education, businesses, government and health care, the role played by the theory behind their working principles bears an undeniable weight. In this context,
 the TASE International Symposium strives to provide top scientists with a framework for communicating their latest and most valuable theoretical results in the field of software engineering.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="mso-fareast-language:EN-GB"><o:p> </o:p></span></p>
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<b><span style="font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";font-variant:small-caps;color:blue;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">Subject Areas</span></b><b><span style="font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:blue;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB"><o:p></o:p></span></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">We invite contributions concerning the theoretical aspects of the following areas (please note that this is not an exhaustive list):<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top:6.0pt;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;margin-left:35.7pt;text-indent:-17.85pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2">
<![if !supportLists]><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]><span style="mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">model driven software engineering<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<ul type="disc">
<li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2">
<span style="mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">component based software engineering<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2">
<span style="mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">service oriented and cloud computing<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2">
<span style="mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">semantic web and web services<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2">
<span style="mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">software security, reliability, simulation and verification<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2">
<span style="mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">probabilistic fundamentals of software engineering<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2">
<span style="mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">embedded and real time software systems<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2">
<span style="mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">program logics and underlying mathematical issues<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2">
<span style="mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">aspect, rule and object oriented software design<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2">
<span style="mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">self-configuring software systems<o:p></o:p></span></li></ul>
<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2"><![if !supportLists]><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]><span style="mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">reverse engineering<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="sectionHead"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Paper Submission System<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoPlainText"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">We invite all prospective authors to submit their manuscripts via the TASE13 portal, hosted on Easychair</span><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">
 at:<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoPlainText"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"><a href="https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=tase2013">https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=tase2013</a><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">Further instructions for authors (e.g. paper format and length) will be communicated at a later date.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
<p class="sectionHead"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Important Dates<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top:6.0pt"><span style="mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">Title and abstract submission<span style="color:#1F497D">:                   
</span><b>18 January 2013</b> <o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">Paper submission:<span style="color:#1F497D">                                          
</span><b>25 January 2013 </b><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">Acceptance/rejection notification:<span style="color:#1F497D">          
</span><b>22 March 2013 </b><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">Camera-ready version submission:<span style="color:#1F497D">         
</span><b>26 April 2013<o:p></o:p></b></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="mso-fareast-language:EN-GB"><o:p> </o:p></span></b></p>
<p class="sectionHead" align="left" style="text-align:left"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Contact            
</span><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";font-weight:normal"><a href="mailto:tase2013@aston.ac.uk">tase2013@aston.ac.uk</a><span class="MsoHyperlink"><span style="text-decoration:none">          </span></span></span><span class="MsoHyperlink"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D;font-weight:normal;text-decoration:none">
</span></span><span class="MsoHyperlink"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";font-weight:normal;text-decoration:none">   
</span></span><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";font-weight:normal"><a href="http://www.aston.ac.uk/tase2013">www.aston.ac.uk/tase2013</a></span><span style="font-size:11.0pt;color:#1F497D">
</span><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:windowtext;font-weight:normal"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";font-variant:small-caps;color:blue;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">Alternative Formats</span></b><span style="color:#1F497D"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">Hai Wang<o:p></o:p></span></b></p>
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