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by Anthony Cleve and Tom Mens

The sixth annual workshop of the ERCIM Working Group of Software Evolution took place in Antwerp, Belgium, 20-21 September 2010, under the auspices of the ERCIM Working Group on Software Evolution. The event gathered theorists and practitioners to present and discuss the state-of-the-art in research and practice on automated software evolution.

by Nicholas Ferguson, Ashok Kar and Florence Pesce

The ERCIM-led Euro-India SPIRIT project launches the first Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Experts meeting to discuss ICT policy alignment between Europe and India.

Andrea Esuli from ISTI-CNR has been chosen by ERCIM as the winner of the 2010 Cor Baayen Award for a promising young researcher in computer scienceand applied mathematics.

ERCIM takes part in ICT 2010, the bi-annual event organised this year by the European Commission on 27-29 September in Bruxelles. With a joint information stand, ERCIM and ETSI will demonstrate that standardisation should be considered early in the R&D cycle in order to optimise the markets for European industry.

Together with ACM Europe, ERCIM has arranged the networking session " ICT Professional Societies: Which Opportunities for Europe?" (session T004 on Tuesday 28 September 2010 from 14:00-15:30).

The ERCIM Security and Trust Management Working Group holds the sixth workshop in this series in Athens, Greece, on 23-24 September in conjunction with EUROPKI'10 and CRITIS'10, and just after ESORICS'10.

The ERCIM Working Group on Constraints holds the 2010 Annual ERCIM Workshop on Constraint Solving and Constraint Logic Programming on November 24 - 26, 2010 hosted by Fraunhofer FIRST in Berlin, Germany

The workshop will cover all aspects of constraint solving  and constraint (logic) programming, including various foundational issues, implementation techniques, new  (practical) applications as well as teaching issues. Particular emphasis is on assessing the current state of the art and identifying future directions.

The workshops on (constraint) logic programming are the annual meeting of the ERCIM Working Group on Constraints.

Register now for the next round.

Topics of the ERCIM "Alain Bensoussan" Fellowship Programme cover most disciplines in Computer Science, Information Technology, and Applied Mathematics.
Fellowships are generally of 18 month duration, spent in two ERCIM member institutes. A fellowship of 12 month duration spent in one institute might also be offered.

Next deadline for applications: 30 April 2011

Detailed description of the programme and the application form:

Euro-India SPIRIT first newsletter : April 2010