[SystemSafety] ISSRE 2016 - call for submissions

From: Alexander Romanovsky < >
Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2016 16:29:16 +0000



CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS The 27th IEEE International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE 2016)
October 23rd - 27th, 2016 - Ottawa, Canada http://issre.net/

SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT DATES

Research Paper Abstract Submission: May 6th, 2016 Research Papers Submission: May 13th, 2016 Workshop Proposal Submission: April 22nd, 2016 Tutorial Proposal Submission: July 1st, 2016 Industry Paper Submission: July 29th, 2016 Doctoral Symposium Paper Submission: August 5th, 2016 Fast Abstract Paper Submission: August 5th, 2016

For further information on the call for submissions, please see http://issre.net/call-for-papers

ISSRE is the premium conference that focuses on the theory and practice of software systems reliability engineering. Over the past 20+ years we have grown to be recognized as the voice of software reliability. From its humble beginnings in 1990, it has become a conference that has a unique element to it: a rare combination of strong research and industry participation.
Unlike the conferences which are either centred academically or industrially, we are a rich combination of both! In recent years, our data tells us that we are almost evenly split. This is a huge accomplishment for any conference. And, this was no accident. The core leadership of the conference has targeted this goal and created programs that allow the top tier of research and industry to interact on issues of current importance. That we have actually approached this target over the past five to eight years is of immense satisfaction to us. Our gratitude is to you, the participant, for helping us create this unique community.



Topics of interests

ISSRE 2016 is focused on innovative techniques and tools for assessing, predicting, and improving the reliability, safety, and security of software products. ISSRE also emphasizes industrial relevance, rigorous empirical studies and experience reports on existing software systems. ISSRE covers a broad range of topics. The list below identifies several, but certainly not all:
Call for Research papers

The main research track at ISSRE 2016 is soliciting original, unpublished research papers in three categories: (1) full research (regular) papers, (2) practical experience reports, and (3) wild and provocative ideas (WAP) papers. Papers will be assessed with criteria appropriate to each category. ISSRE looks for works exploring new territory, continuing a significant research, or reflecting on practical experience. While full research manuscripts should explore a specific technology problem and propose a complete solution to it, with extensive experimental results, practical experience reports are expected to provide an in-depth exposition of practitioner experiences and empirical studies. On the other hand, WAP papers are expected to present either work currently in progress or less developed but highly innovative ideas related to areas relevant to ISSRE, aiming at inspiring discussion among conference attendees and getting people thinking about open research challenges. Submissions will be judged on originality, significance, correctness and impact. Authors will have a chance to rebut the reviews within 800 words over the period of July 10th to July 12th.
There will be a best paper award given to a paper in the main research track. Full research papers and practical experience reports are eligible for the award. Extended versions of selected papers will be invited for potential publication in a special issue of the Journal of Systems and Software (JSS - pending approval).

FORMATTING GUIDELINES
Papers must be written in English, and be formatted according to the IEEE Computer Society Format Guidelines. Papers that exceed the page limits specified below, or are outside the scope of the symposium, or do not follow the formatting guidelines will be rejected without review. Manuscript page lengths (all in double column, IEEE conference style format):

Research papers: 10 pages + 2 pages (for references and appendices)

Experience reports: 10 pages + 2 pages (for references and appendices)

WAP papers: 6 pages



ALL IMPORTANT DATES

Call for Research Papers
Abstract submission: May 6, 2016
Full paper submission: May 13, 2016
Rebuttal period: July 10-12, 2016
Notification: July 20, 2016
Camera ready paper: August 21, 2016

Call for Workshops Proposals
Proposal submission: April 22, 2016
Notification: May 8, 2016
Paper Submission: July 29, 2016
Paper Notification: Aug 19, 2016
Camera ready paper: Aug 28, 2016

Call for Tutorials proposals
Proposal Submission: July 1, 2016
Notification: July 15, 2016

Call for Industry Papers
Short paper submission: July 29, 2016
Abstract/Presentation Submission: August 15, 2016 Notification short paper: August 19, 2016 Notification abstract/presentation: August 28, 2016 Camera ready (short paper only): Aug 28, 2016

Call for Doctoral Symposium Papers
Paper submission: August 5, 2016
Notification: August 19, 2016
Camera ready paper: August 28, 2016

Call for Fast Abstract Papers
Paper Submission: August 5, 2016
Notification: August 19, 2016
Camera ready paper: August 28, 2016



Organization Committee

General Chair
Yvan Labiche, Carleton University, Canada

Program Committee Chairs
Alexander Romanovsky, Newcastle University, United Kingdom Elena Troubitsyna, Åbo Akademi University, Finland

Finance Chair
Guy-Vincent Jourdan, University of Ottawa, Canada

Program Managers
Juan Carlos Ruiz, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain Karthik Pattabiraman, University of British Columbia, Canada

Workshop Chair
Sudipto Ghosh, Colorado State University, USA

Industry Track Chairs
Sigrid Eldh, Ericsson, Sweden
Brian Robinson, ABB, USA

Tutorial Chair
Sunita Chulani, Cisco Systems, USA

Fast Abstract Chair
Jeremy Bradbury, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

Doctoral Symposium Chair
Tanja Vos, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain

Publication Chair
Hadi Hemmati, University of Manitoba, Canada

Publicity Chair
Damiano Torre, Carleton University, Canada

Local Arrangement Chair
Cheryl Schramm, Carleton University, Canada

Web Chair
Sunint Kaur Khalsa, Carleton University, Canada



Steering Committee: http://issre.net/steering-committee

Program Committee: http://issre.net/program-committee





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