ISSTA 2015

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International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis

ISSTA is the leading research symposium on software testing and analysis, bringing together academics, industrial researchers, and practitioners to exchange new ideas, problems, and experience on how to analyze and test software systems. ISSTA 2015 will be held in Holiday Inn Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland on July 14-17, 2015.

Registration is open!

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Information on requesting a visa support letter is also available.

Some support for student participation is available, thanks to SIGSOFT CAPS and the U.S. National Science Foundation.


Overall schedule, keynotes, papers and formal demonstrations in the main conference program.

ISSTA 2015 Keynotes

Daniel Jackson, M.I.T. ›› What is a software design and can it be analyzed?

Yuanyuan Zhou, U.C.S.D. ›› The gap between research and practice


ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award

  • Christoffer Quist Adamsen, Gianluca Mezzetti and Anders Møller (Aarhus University, Denmark) Systematic Execution of Android Test Suites in Adverse Conditions
  • Milos Gligoric, Lamyaa Eloussi and Darko Marinov (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA) Practical Regression Test Selection with Dynamic File Dependencies
  • Earl T. Barr, Mark Harman, Yue Jia, Alexandru Marginean and Justyna Petke (University College London, UK) Automated Software Transplantation

Best Artifact Award

  • Kohsuke Yatoh, Kazunori Sakamoto, Fuyuki Ishikawa and Shinichi Honiden (University of Tokyo, Japan; National Institute of Informatics, Japan) Feedback-controlled Random Test Generation


Important dates

Technical and experience paper submissions: January 23, 2015

Workshop proposals: February 16, 2015

Author notification (technical papers): April 1, 2015

Demonstrations submissions: April 17, 2015

Doctoral symposum submissions: April 27, 2015

Artifact evaluation submission: April 17, 2015

Early registration deadline: June 12, 2015

Hotel reservation cut-off: June 23, 2015

Conference and workshops: July 13-17, 2015
Workshop,Tuesday; main program Wednesday-Friday at Holiday Inn Baltimore Inner Harbor


The ISSTA conference series is sponsored by ACM and the ACM Special Interest Group on Software Engineering with generous additional support.


General chair: Michal Young, University of Oregon

Program chair: Tao Xie, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Organizing committee

Program committee