Key Note Speeches RTiS'03

How to Break Software
Speaker: James A. Whittaker

James A. Whittaker is a professor of computer science at the Florida Institute of Technology. He earned his Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Tennessee in 1992. His research interests are software testing, software security, software vulnerability testing and anti cyber warfare technology. He is the author of How to Break Software, How to Break Software Security (with Hugh Thompson) and over 50 peer-reviewed papers on software development and computer security. He holds patents on various inventions in software testing and defensive security applications and has attracted millions in funding, sponsorship and license agreements while a professor at Florida Tech. He also has served as a testing and security consultant for Microsoft, IBM, Rational and many more US companies. In 2001 he was appointed to Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing Academic Advisory Board and was named a “Top Scholar” by the editors of the Journal of Systems and Software based on his research publications in software engineering. His research team at Florida Tech is known for its testing technologies and tools, which include the highly acclaimed runtime fault injection tool Holodeck. His research group is also well known for their development of exploits against software security, including cracking encryption, passwords and infiltrating protected networks via novel attacks against software defenses.

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Model-based integration of embedded real-time software
Speaker: Kang G. Shin

Kang G. Shin is the Kevin and Nancy O’Connor Professor of Computer Science and Founding Director of the Real-Time Computing Laboratory in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. His current research focuses on QoS-sensitive networking and computing as well as on embedded real-time OS, middleware and applications, all with emphasis on timeliness and dependability. He has supervised the completion of 42 PhD theses, and authored/co-authored over 500 technical papers and numerous book chapters in the areas of distributed real-time computing and control, computer networking, fault-tolerant computing, and intelligent manufacturing. He has co-authored (jointly with C. M. Krishna) a textbook “Real-Time Systems,” McGraw Hill, 1997.

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Embedded & Real-Time Software Research in Korea
Speaker: Heonshik Shin

Heonshik Shin is a Professor in Computer Engineering at Seoul National University (SNU), Korea. At SNU, he has conducted various researches related to computer engineering/science covering areas in distributed computing, real-time computing, fault-tolerant computing, and input/output processing. Currently, he is actively carrying out the research in mass storage server and fault-tolerant computing with Prof. Naehyuck Chang and a group of graduate students. The primary aim is to develop a multi-purpose network storage server based on Linux and RAID, and a reliable embedded computer for real-time applications.

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Embedded Hardware & SoC Research in Korea
Speaker: Soo-Ik Chae

Soo-Ik Chae received the Ph.D degree from Stanford University in 1987. He was Instructor of Electronics Department at Korea Air Force Academy from 1978 to 1982. He also worked as a manager in the ASIC design group of ZyMos Corporation and Daewoo Telecom from 1987 to 1990. He joined the Inter-university Semiconductor Research Center and the Department of Electronics Engineering at Seoul National University in 1990, where he is currently full
Professor in the School of Electrical Engineering. His research interests are VLSI Architecture for Video signal processing, VLSI system design, and Ultra low energy circuits.