International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis
ISSTA 2002

July 22-24, 2002
Via di Ripetta, Rome - Italy

Sponsored by:
ACM ISSTA 2002 Sponsor
SIGSOFT ISSTA 2002 Sponsor

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Important Dates

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Call for Papers

Call is closed

ISSTA is the leading research conference in software testing and analysis, bringing together academics, industrial researchers, and practitioners to exchange new ideas, problems, and experiences.
The ISSTA program will include research papers, panels, and invited presentations.
Attendance is open to all.

Conference Scope

Authors are invited to submit papers describing original research in testing or analysis of computer software. Papers describing theoretical or empirical research, new techniques and tools, and in-depth case studies of software testing and analysis methods and tools are welcome.
As ISSTA 2002 will be colocated with the Workshop on Software Performance, papers on software testing, analysis, and verification techniques targeting software peformance issues are particularly sought.
Submissions are encouraged in the following categories: 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 form. Authors of the best papers will be invited to submit extended and revised versions to ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology .


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Submission Guidelines

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Electronic Submission

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ISSTA 2002 Committee

General Chair:

Antonia Bertolino, IEI-CNR, Pisa, Italy,

Program Chair:

Phyllis Frankl, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Publicity Chair:

Nigel Tracey, LiveDevices, York, UK


Vinicio Lami (IEI-CNR, Italy)

Organizing Committee:

Registration / Local Arrangements

Graciela Stiavetti, Incor DGMP,

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Program Committee

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General Chair:

Antonia Bertolino, IEI-CNR, Pisa, Italy,
tel. +39 050 315 2914 fax +39 050 315 2924

Organizing Secretariat:

Graciela Stiavetti, Incor DGMP, Pisa, Italy,
tel. +39 050 879 740 fax +39 050 879 812

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Please find here the ISSTA 2002 Program

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Students Support


We are glad to announce that the ISSTA/WOSP 2002 sponsor MICROSOFT offers the registration to ISSTA 2002 and to WOSP 2002 to meritorious students.

The grant covers:
Rules to apply are here (new page).


SIGSOFT member students interested in participation are encouraged to apply for funding through the ACM SIGSOFT CAPS Program (new page).

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General Information

You can access the General Information page from here

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Registration & Hotels

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Co-located event

ISSTA will be colocated with WOSP 2002 - Third International Workshop on Software and Performance .
We welcome submissions in the intersection between the two fields of Software testing, analysis, and verification and software performance.
A joint session will be planned.

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Related events

Other related events will be held in Italy in 2002:

Other related links:

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ISSTA Conferences

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First update: 07/19/01 Last update: 03/11/03