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3rd IEEE International Workshop on
Factory Communication Systems
WFCS'2000 General Co-Chairmen
Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto
Rua António Bernardino de Almeida, 431
4000-072 Porto, Portugal
Phone: (+351)228340529 Fax: (+351)228321159
WFCS'2000 Steering Committee
WFCS'2000 Program Co-Chairmen
WFCS'2000 WIP Co-Chairmen
WFCS'2000 Industry Liaison Co-Chairmen
WFCS'2000 Organizing Committee
September 6-8, 2000|
Polytechnic Institute of Porto - ISEP, Porto, Portugal
The aim of the workshop is to provide a forum for researchers and practitioners from industry and academia involved in the area of factory communication systems.
Real-time issues in factory communications: message scheduling, distributed application support; Dependability issues in factory communications: safety, security, availability and reliability; Formal description techniques for the verification, validation and test of factory communication systems; The integration of the emerging information technologies with the factory communication systems.
Submission of Papers
The working language of the conference is English. Prospective authors are encouraged to submit a pdf or postscript version of the full paper by e-mail to:
If e-mail submission is not possible, sending five hard copies of the full paper is also acceptable. Additionally, an abstract of up to 150 words must also be sent, to the same e-mail address.
Submissions should be formatted as follows: First page: title, authors, mailing and e-mail addresses, phone and fax numbers and preferred workshop topic. Second and succeeding pages: Paper manuscript limited to 20 pages (at least 1-˝ spaced, in a font no smaller than 11-point).
A special Work in Progress (WIP) session will be organized. This session is mainly intended for presentation of on-going work. Accepted papers will not be included in the workshop proceedings, instead they will be published through the WWW and in specific WIP proceedings. Submissions in the above areas should be sent in the IEEE double column format (not exceeding 4 pages) by e-mail to one of the WIP Session Co-Chairmen: Luís Almeida (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Thilo Sauter (email@example.com).
Each accepted paper must be presented at the conference by one of the authors. The final manuscript must be accompanied by the registration form and also by a proof of the registration fee payment. All conference attendees, including authors and session chairpersons, must pay the conference registration fee, and their travel expenses.
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