Laboratoire Spécification et Vérification

Founded in 1997, the Laboratoire Spécification et Vérification (LSV) is the Computer Science laboratory of ENS Paris-Saclay, and is also affiliated to the French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) as UMR 8643. Research at LSV is focused on the verification of critical software and systems, as well as on the verification of computer system security.


ETAPS 2019 Best Theory Paper Award for Jérémy Dubut

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Best Theory Paper ETAPS 2019

Jérémy Dubut received the Best Theory Paper Award at ETAPS 2019 for his contribution Trees in Partial Higher Dimensional Automata. After finishing his thesis at LSV, Jérémy joined the National Institute for Informatics in Tokyo.

ForMaL Spring School

The Spring School on Formal Methods and Machine Learning co-organised by Stefan Haar and Benedikt Bollig will take place on 4 -- 7 June 2019 at ENS Paris-Saclay.

International School on Rewriting

The 11th International School on Rewriting (ISR), organized by Frédéric Blanqui and Olivier Hermant, will take place in Paris, at Mines ParisTech, on 1-6 July.


Sylvain Schmitz nominated at Institut Universitaire de France

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Sylvain Schmitz nominated at Institut Universitaire de France

Sylvain Schmitz has been nominated Junior Member of the Institut Universitaire de France. During his five-year membership term, he will pursue a project on the verification of resource-centric systems.

Alain Finkel and Philippe Schnoebelen receive CAV Award

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Alain Finkel and Philippe Schnoebelen receive CAV Award

Alain Finkel and Philippe Schnoebelen receive the 2017 CAV Award, jointly with the Swedish researchers Parosh Abdulla and Bengt Jonsson, for their contributions to the verification of infinite-state systems. The CAV award is given anually at the CAV conference for fundamental contributions to the field of Computer-Aided Verification. Notices of the American Mathematical Society features the award in its January 2018 issue (Notices Amer. Math. Soc. 2018:65(1) Mathematics People, page 50)

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Amina Doumane receives the 2018 Ackermann Award

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Former LSV PhD student Amina Doumane will receive the 2018 Ackermann Award for her dissertation On the infinitary proof theory of logics with fixed points prepared at IRIF and LSV. The Ackermann Award is the European Association for Computer Science Logic (EACSL) Outstanding Dissertation Award for Logic in Computer Science. It will be presented during the annual conference of the EACSL (CSL'18) to be held this year in Birmingham, UK.

Lucca Hirschi receives dissertation award of pré-GDR Sécurité Informatique

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Lucca Hirschi received the dissertation award of the CNRS group Sécurité Informatique for his thesis Automated Verification of Privacy in Security Protocols: Back and Forth Between Theory & Practice prepared at LSV.