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QRS 2017 : IEEE International Conference on Software Quality, Reliability & Security


When Jul 25, 2017 - Jul 29, 2017
Where Prague, Czech Republic
Abstract Registration Due Mar 1, 2017
Submission Deadline Mar 8, 2017
Notification Due May 25, 2017
Categories    software quality   reliability   security   software engineering

Call For Papers

Call for Papers

QRS 2017
IEEE International Conference on
Software Quality, Reliability & Security
July 25 - 29
Prague, The Czech Republic

We are very pleased to announce that the 2017 IEEE
International Conference on Software Quality,
Reliability & Security (QRS 2017) will be held from
July 25 to 29 in Prague, the Czech Republic.

Since 2015, the SERE conference (IEEE International
Conference on Software Security and Reliability) and
the QSIC conference (IEEE International Conference on
Quality Software) have combined into one large
conference, QRS, with Q representing Quality,
R for Reliability, and S for Security. This conference
is sponsored by the IEEE Reliability Society.

This conference provides engineers and scientists from
both industry and academia a platform to present their
ongoing work, relate their research outcomes and
experiences, and discuss the best and most efficient
techniques for the development of reliable, secure, and
trustworthy systems. It also represents an excellent
opportunity for the academic community to become more
aware of subject areas critical to the software industry
as practitioners bring their needs to the table.

We cordially invite you to submit papers to QRS 2017.
Please refer to the following for more details.


Workshop proposals: January 15, 2017
Abstracts: March 1, 2017
Regular & Short papers: March 8, 2017
Workshop & Student Doctoral Program: April 1, 2017
Fast Abstract Track: April 1, 2017
Author notification: May 25, 2017

SPECIAL SECTION in IEEE Transactions on Reliability
Authors of selected best papers from the conference
will be invited to submit an extended version to a
special section of the IEEE Transactions on Reliability.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to the
following subjects:

* Reliability, security, availability, and safety
of software systems
* Software testing, verification and validation
* Program debugging and comprehension
* Information and software assurance
* Fault tolerance for software reliability improvement
* Modeling, prediction, simulation, and evaluation
* Metrics, measurements, and analysis
* Secure and reliable storage
* Software penetration and protection
* Software vulnerabilities
* Formal methods
* Malware detection and analysis
* Intrusion detection and prevention
* Operating system security and reliability
* Mobile and smartphone applications
* Internet of things and cloud computing
* Information and knowledge management
* Benchmark, tools, and empirical studies

Submit original manuscripts (not published or considered
elsewhere) with a maximum of twelve pages (regular papers),
eight pages (short papers, workshop papers, and Student
Doctoral Program), and two pages (Fast Abstract Track).
Each paper should include a title and the name and affiliation
of each author. Except for the Fast Abstract Track, each
submission should also include a 150-word abstract and
up to 6 keywords. The format of your submission must follow
the guidelines for IEEE conference proceedings
The first author of a Student Doctoral Program submission
must be a student. At least one Best Paper Award with a cash
prize will be presented. Detailed instructions for paper
submission can be found at

The proceedings will be published by IEEE Computer Society
Conference Publishing Services (CPS). Accepted papers will
also be submitted for inclusion into the IEEE Xplore and
to other abstracting and indexing partners such as
the Ei Compendex.

General Chairs: Mladen Vouk
North Carolina State University, USA
Irena Bojanova
National Institute of Standards
and Technology, USA
Program Chairs: Manuel Nunez
Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Tadashi Dohi
Hiroshima University, Japan
Xiaoying Bai
Tsinghua University, China
China Liaison: Yuanshun Dai
University of Electronic Science
and Technology of China, China
South America Jose Maldonado
Liaison: University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Publicity Chair: Benedikt Eberhardinger
University of Augsburg, Germany
Local Organizing Rudolf Blazek
Chair: Czech Technical University in Prague,
Czech Republic

For more detailed and updated information, please refer to, or contact
Professor W. Eric Wong, Chair, Steering Committee at or General Chairs:
Professor Mladen Vouk at or
Dr. Irena Bojanova at

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