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Call for Contributions

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Organizers are invited to submit proposals for full-day and half-day workshops on topics related to software testing and analysis. Proposals should include a description of the workshop’s scope and intended number of participants, and on how participants will be selected. Proposals should also provide some information on how the workshop will be structured, and on the background of the organizers. Proposals may be up to 4 pages in ACM conference format. Submit your paper via the paper submission website.

Technical Program

Authors are invited to submit technical papers describing original research in testing or analysis of computer software. Papers describing theoretical or empirical research, new techniques, or in-depth case studies of testing and analysis methods and tools are welcome.

Topics of interest for ISSTA include, but are not limited to:

  • Test case selection, prioritization and generation
  • Specification- and model-based testing
  • Regression testing
  • Debugging
  • Static and dynamic program analysis
  • Fault localization and repair
  • Model checking
  • Mining and restructuring
  • Verification and validation
  • Reliability and monitoring
  • Functional and performance testing
  • Domain-specific testing and analysis
  • Testing and analysis for web and security
  • Testing and analysis of concurrent software
  • Empirical evaluations and case studies about testing or analysis
  • Tools for testing and analysis

Submissions must be original and should not have been published previously or be under consideration for publication while being evaluated for this symposium. Authors of accepted papers will be required to sign an ACM copyright release.

Technical paper submission guidelines

Technical papers must be prepared in ACM conference format (both strict and alternate style are permitted) and must not exceed 11 pages, including figures, references and appendices. All submissions must be in English. Submit your paper via the paper submission website (link TBA). Submissions that do not adhere to these guidelines, including any that are longer than 11 pages, or that violate formatting to fit in the page limit, will be declined without review.

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Important Dates

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Workshop Proposal Submission Deadline

Friday, November 19, 2010

Workshop Notification

Friday, December 17, 2010

Technical Paper Submission Deadline

Friday, February 4, 2011 (11:59pm Apia, Samoa time)

Author Response Period

Sunday-Wednesday March 13-16, 2011

Author Notification

Friday, April 15, 2011

Submission of Camera-Ready Copies

Friday, May 20, 2011


Sunday-Thursday July 17-21, 2011