Formal methods are emerging in computer science as a prominent approach to the rigorous design of computer, communication and software systems.

The main aim of the SFM series is to offer a good spectrum of current research in foundations as well as applications of formal methods, which can be of interest for graduate students and young researchers who intend to approach the field.

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This year SFM is devoted to hardware verification and covers several aspects of the hardware design process, including hardware design languages, property specification formalisms, simulation, and verification techniques like BDD-based and SAT-based model checking and theorem proving.

All the participants will receive a copy of a tutorial book published by Springer as a volume in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series.