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Doctoral Symposium

Objective and Overview of Program

The doctoral symposium is a forum for Ph.D. students to present and discuss their research objectives, methods, and preliminary results at an early enough stage to allow useful guidance in completing their dissertation and initiating research careers. Students interact with and receive guidance from established researchers and other attendees in the broad software engineering community. Participation is by invitation only.

Each student gives a 40 minute presentation of their research, followed by a 20 minute feedback session from the Doctoral Symposium Committee. At the end of the day, a roundtable discussion is used to cover general advice for completing their degrees, as well as answer questions surrounding careers in academia.

Students are receiving financial support for travel from a grant from Microsoft Corporation and funds from ACM SIGSOFT CAPS program (Conference Attendance Program for Students).

Program Details and Timetable

The ESEC/FSE 2003 doctoral symposium will take place at Tieteiden talo (The House of Sciences) in room 404, 4th floor on September 2, 2003 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The details of the program are available here.

Students Selected for the Doctoral Symposium

  • Valentine Casey, "Global Software Development Testing Infrastructure"
    Advisor: Ita Richardson, University of Limmerick, Ireland
  • Melanie Cossy, "Software Safety Architecture to Support runtime diagnosis and reconfigurability"
    Advisor: Wolfgang Rosenstiel, Universitat Tubingen, Germany
  • Nikunj Mehta, "Composing Network-Based Architectural Styles from Architectural Primitives"
    Advisor: Nenad Medvidovic, University of Southern California, USA
  • Anita Sarma, "Configuration Management Workspace Awareness for Distributed Software Development""
    Advisor: A. van der Hoek, University of California Irvine, USA

Doctoral Symposium Committee

  • Betty H.C. Cheng, Chairperson, Michigan State University, USA
  • Laura K. Dillon, Michigan State University, USA
  • Jeff Kramer, Imperial College, UK
  • Mary Lou Soffa, University of Pittsburgh, USA

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