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ICST 2020
Sat 24 - Wed 28 October 2020 Porto, Portugal

The Tools Track seeks to bridge the gap between research and practice, focusing on software testing, verification, and validation. Its main goal is to advance both the state of ​the ​art and the state ​of ​the practice.

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Sun 25 Oct
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09:00 - 09:15: Intro & WelcomeResearch Papers / Tool Demos Track / Journal-First Papers / Industry Track / Testing Tools Track at Plenary Room +11h
Chair(s): João Pascoal FariaFaculty of Engineering, University of Porto and INESC TEC, Rui AbreuFaculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal
09:00 - 09:15
Day opening
Intro & Welcome
Research Papers
09:15 - 10:45: RT1 - Fault Localization and Debugging InfanteResearch Papers at Infante +11h
Chair(s): Andreas ZellerCISPA, Germany
09:15 - 09:45
Talk
Can We Predict the Quality of Spectrum-based Fault Localization?
Research Papers
Mojdeh GolaghaTechnical University of Munich, Alexander PretschnerTechnical University of Munich, Lionel BriandUniversity of Luxembourg, University of Ottawa
Link to publication DOI
09:45 - 10:15
Talk
Substate Profiling for Enhanced Fault Detection and Localization: An Empirical Study
Research Papers
Rawad Abou AssiAmerican University of Beirut, Wes MasriAmerican University of Beirut, Chadi TradAmerican University of Beirut
Link to publication DOI
10:15 - 10:45
Talk
More Accurate Dynamic Slicing for Better Supporting Software Debugging
Research Papers
Xiangyu LiGeorgia Institute of Technology, Alessandro OrsoGeorgia Tech
Link to publication DOI
11:00 - 12:30: RT3 - Testing Deep Learning and Robotic SystemsResearch Papers at Farfetch (D. Maria) +11h
Chair(s): Antonio FilieriImperial College London
11:00 - 11:30
Talk
An Empirical Evaluation of Mutation Operators for Deep Learning SystemsDistinguished Paper Award
Research Papers
Gunel JahangirovaUSI Lugano, Switzerland, Paolo TonellaUniversità della Svizzera Italiana (USI)
Link to publication DOI
11:30 - 12:00
Talk
Comparing Offline and Online Testing of Deep Neural Networks: An Autonomous Car Case Study
Research Papers
Fitash Ul HaqUniversity of Luxembourg, Donghwan ShinUniversity of Luxembourg, Shiva NejatiUniversity of Luxembourg, Lionel BriandUniversity of Luxembourg, University of Ottawa
Link to publication DOI
12:00 - 12:30
Talk
A Study on Challenges of Testing Robotic Systems
Research Papers
Afsoon AfzalCarnegie Mellon University, Claire Le GouesCarnegie Mellon University, Michael HiltonCarnegie Mellon University, USA, Christopher Steven TimperleyCarnegie Mellon University
Link to publication DOI
11:00 - 12:30: RT2 - Test Generation InfanteResearch Papers at Infante +11h
Chair(s): Marcelo d'AmorimFederal University of Pernambuco
11:00 - 11:30
Talk
Language-Agnostic Generation of Compilable Test Programs
Research Papers
Patrick KreutzerFriedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Stefan KrausFriedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Michael PhilippsenFriedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)
Link to publication DOI
11:30 - 12:00
Talk
MiMIs: Simple, Efficient, and Fast Bounded-Exhaustive Test Case Generators
Research Papers
Kyle DeweyCalifornia State University, Northridge, Shant HairapetianUniversity of Oregon, Miroslav GavrilovUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
Link to publication DOI
12:00 - 12:30
Talk
Learning How to Search: Generating Exception-Triggering Tests Through Adaptive Fitness Function Selection
Research Papers
Hussein AlmullaUniversity of South Carolina, Gregory GayChalmers and the University of Gothenburg
Link to publication DOI
14:00 - 16:00: RT5 - Testing for APIsResearch Papers / Testing Tools Track at Farfetch (D. Maria) +11h
Chair(s): José Miguel RojasUniversity of Leicester, UK
14:00 - 14:30
Talk
QuickREST: Property-based Test Generation of OpenAPI-Described RESTful APIs
Research Papers
Stefan KarlssonABB AB, Mälardalen University, Adnan CausevicMälardalen University, Daniel SundmarkMälardalen University
Link to publication DOI
14:30 - 15:00
Talk
RESTTESTGEN: Automated Black-Box Testing of RESTful APIsDistinguished Paper Award
Research Papers
Emanuele ViglianisiFBK, Michael DallagoUniversity of Trento, Mariano CeccatoUniversity of Verona
Link to publication DOI
15:00 - 15:30
Talk
Testability Transformations For Existing APIs
Research Papers
Andrea ArcuriKristiania University College, Norway, Juan Pablo GaleottiUniversity of Buenos Aires
Link to publication DOI
15:30 - 15:45
Talk
CDST: A Toolkit for Testing Cockpit Display Systems
Testing Tools Track
Hassan SartajQUEST - UAV Dependability Lab, Muhammad Zohaib IqbalNational University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Muhammad Uzair KhanNational University of Computer and Emerging Sciences
Link to publication DOI
15:45 - 16:00
Talk
Open-source Defect Injection Benchmark Testbed for the Evaluation of Testing
Testing Tools Track
Miroslav BuresCzech Technical University in Prague, Pavel HeroutUniversity of West Bohemia, Pilsen, CZ, Bestoun S. AhmedKarlstad University
Link to publication DOI
14:00 - 15:00: RT4 - Misc 1Research Papers at Infante +11h
Chair(s): Andrea StoccoUniversità della Svizzera italiana (USI)
14:00 - 14:30
Talk
Determining Method-Call Sequences for Object Creation in C++
Research Papers
Thomas BachHeidelberg University, Ralf PannemansSAP, Artur AndrzejakHeidelberg University
Link to publication DOI
14:30 - 15:00
Talk
NodeRacer: Event Race Detection for Node.js Applications
Research Papers
André T. EndoFederal University of Technology - Paraná (UTFPR), Anders MøllerAarhus University, Denmark
Link to publication DOI
16:15 - 17:15: Keynote 1Research Papers / Tool Demos Track / Journal-First Papers / Industry Track / Testing Tools Track at Plenary Room
Chair(s): João Pascoal FariaFaculty of Engineering, University of Porto and INESC TEC
16:15 - 17:15
Keynote
One-click formal methods
Research Papers
Link to publication
20:00 - 20:15: Intro & WelcomeResearch Papers / Tool Demos Track / Journal-First Papers / Industry Track / Testing Tools Track at Plenary Room
Chair(s): João Pascoal FariaFaculty of Engineering, University of Porto and INESC TEC, Rui AbreuFaculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal
20:00 - 20:15
Day opening
Intro & Welcome
Research Papers
20:15 - 21:45: RT1 - Fault Localization and Debugging InfanteResearch Papers at Infante
Chair(s): Jose CamposUniversity of Lisbon, Portugal
20:15 - 20:45
Talk
Can We Predict the Quality of Spectrum-based Fault Localization?
Research Papers
Mojdeh GolaghaTechnical University of Munich, Alexander PretschnerTechnical University of Munich, Lionel BriandUniversity of Luxembourg, University of Ottawa
Link to publication DOI
20:45 - 21:15
Talk
Substate Profiling for Enhanced Fault Detection and Localization: An Empirical Study
Research Papers
Rawad Abou AssiAmerican University of Beirut, Wes MasriAmerican University of Beirut, Chadi TradAmerican University of Beirut
Link to publication DOI
21:15 - 21:45
Talk
More Accurate Dynamic Slicing for Better Supporting Software Debugging
Research Papers
Xiangyu LiGeorgia Institute of Technology, Alessandro OrsoGeorgia Tech
Link to publication DOI
22:00 - 23:30: RT3 - Testing Deep Learning and Robotic SystemsResearch Papers at Farfetch (D. Maria)
Chair(s): João Pascoal FariaFaculty of Engineering, University of Porto and INESC TEC
22:00 - 22:30
Talk
An Empirical Evaluation of Mutation Operators for Deep Learning SystemsDistinguished Paper Award
Research Papers
Gunel JahangirovaUSI Lugano, Switzerland, Paolo TonellaUniversità della Svizzera Italiana (USI)
Link to publication DOI
22:30 - 23:00
Talk
Comparing Offline and Online Testing of Deep Neural Networks: An Autonomous Car Case Study
Research Papers
Fitash Ul HaqUniversity of Luxembourg, Donghwan ShinUniversity of Luxembourg, Shiva NejatiUniversity of Luxembourg, Lionel BriandUniversity of Luxembourg, University of Ottawa
Link to publication DOI
23:00 - 23:30
Talk
A Study on Challenges of Testing Robotic Systems
Research Papers
Afsoon AfzalCarnegie Mellon University, Claire Le GouesCarnegie Mellon University, Michael HiltonCarnegie Mellon University, USA, Christopher Steven TimperleyCarnegie Mellon University
Link to publication DOI
22:00 - 23:30: RT2 - Test Generation InfanteResearch Papers at Infante
Chair(s): Corina S. PasareanuCarnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley, NASA Ames Research Center
22:00 - 22:30
Talk
Language-Agnostic Generation of Compilable Test Programs
Research Papers
Patrick KreutzerFriedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Stefan KrausFriedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Michael PhilippsenFriedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)
Link to publication DOI
22:30 - 23:00
Talk
MiMIs: Simple, Efficient, and Fast Bounded-Exhaustive Test Case Generators
Research Papers
Kyle DeweyCalifornia State University, Northridge, Shant HairapetianUniversity of Oregon, Miroslav GavrilovUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
Link to publication DOI
23:00 - 23:30
Talk
Learning How to Search: Generating Exception-Triggering Tests Through Adaptive Fitness Function Selection
Research Papers
Hussein AlmullaUniversity of South Carolina, Gregory GayChalmers and the University of Gothenburg
Link to publication DOI

Mon 26 Oct
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01:00 - 03:00: RT5 - Testing for APIsResearch Papers / Testing Tools Track at Farfetch (D. Maria)
Chair(s): Marcelo d'AmorimFederal University of Pernambuco
01:00 - 01:30
Talk
QuickREST: Property-based Test Generation of OpenAPI-Described RESTful APIs
Research Papers
Stefan KarlssonABB AB, Mälardalen University, Adnan CausevicMälardalen University, Daniel SundmarkMälardalen University
Link to publication DOI
01:30 - 02:00
Talk
RESTTESTGEN: Automated Black-Box Testing of RESTful APIsDistinguished Paper Award
Research Papers
Emanuele ViglianisiFBK, Michael DallagoUniversity of Trento, Mariano CeccatoUniversity of Verona
Link to publication DOI
02:00 - 02:30
Talk
Testability Transformations For Existing APIs
Research Papers
Andrea ArcuriKristiania University College, Norway, Juan Pablo GaleottiUniversity of Buenos Aires
Link to publication DOI
02:30 - 02:45
Talk
CDST: A Toolkit for Testing Cockpit Display Systems
Testing Tools Track
Hassan SartajQUEST - UAV Dependability Lab, Muhammad Zohaib IqbalNational University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Muhammad Uzair KhanNational University of Computer and Emerging Sciences
Link to publication DOI
02:45 - 03:00
Talk
Open-source Defect Injection Benchmark Testbed for the Evaluation of Testing
Testing Tools Track
Miroslav BuresCzech Technical University in Prague, Pavel HeroutUniversity of West Bohemia, Pilsen, CZ, Bestoun S. AhmedKarlstad University
Link to publication DOI
01:00 - 02:00: RT4 - Misc 1Research Papers at Infante
Chair(s): Corina S. PasareanuCarnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley, NASA Ames Research Center
01:00 - 01:30
Talk
Determining Method-Call Sequences for Object Creation in C++
Research Papers
Thomas BachHeidelberg University, Ralf PannemansSAP, Artur AndrzejakHeidelberg University
Link to publication DOI
01:30 - 02:00
Talk
NodeRacer: Event Race Detection for Node.js Applications
Research Papers
André T. EndoFederal University of Technology - Paraná (UTFPR), Anders MøllerAarhus University, Denmark
Link to publication DOI
09:00 - 09:30: Most Influential Paper AwardsResearch Papers / Tool Demos Track / Journal-First Papers / Industry Track / Testing Tools Track at Plenary Room +11h
Chair(s): Luis CruzDeflt University of Technology
09:00 - 09:15
Awards
Using Mutation to Automatically Suggest Fixes for Faulty ProgramsDistinguished Paper Award
Research Papers
Media Attached
09:15 - 09:30
Awards
Searching for a needle in a haystack predicting security vulnerabilities for Windows VistaDistinguished Paper Award
Research Papers
Thomas ZimmermannMicrosoft Research, Nachiappan NagappanMicrosoft Research, USA, Laurie WilliamsNorth Carolina State University
Media Attached
09:30 - 10:30: Keynote 2Research Papers at Plenary Room
Chair(s): Luis CruzDeflt University of Technology
10:45 - 12:15: RT6 - Web TestingResearch Papers at Infante +11h
Chair(s): Jose CamposUniversity of Lisbon, Portugal
10:45 - 11:15
Talk
Fostering the Diversity of Exploratory Testing in Web Applications
Research Papers
Julien LeveauLaBRI, Xavier BlancLaBRI, Laurent RéveillèreLaBRI, Jean-Rémy FalleriBordeaux INP, Romain RouvoyUniv. Lille / Inria / IUF
Link to publication DOI
11:15 - 11:45
Talk
Dependency-Aware Web Test Generation
Research Papers
Matteo BiagiolaFondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK), Andrea StoccoUniversità della Svizzera italiana (USI), Filippo RiccaUniversità di Genova, Paolo TonellaUniversità della Svizzera Italiana (USI)
Link to publication DOI
11:45 - 12:15
Talk
Metamorphic Security Testing for Web Systems
Research Papers
Phu X. MaiUniversity of Luxembourg, Fabrizio PastoreUniversity of Luxembourg, Arda GoknilSnT, University of Luxembourg, Lionel BriandUniversity of Luxembourg, University of Ottawa
Link to publication DOI
13:45 - 15:15: RT7 - Optimizing TestingResearch Papers at Infante +11h
Chair(s): Fabiano FerrariFederal University of São Carlos
13:45 - 14:15
Talk
Optimizing Mutation Testing by Discovering Dynamic Mutant Subsumption Relations
Research Papers
Marcio Augusto GuimarãesFederal University of Alagoas (UFAL), Leo FernandesFederal Institute of Alagoas (IFAL), Márcio RibeiroFederal University of Alagoas, Brazil, Marcelo d'AmorimFederal University of Pernambuco, Rohit GheyiFederal University of Campina Grande
Link to publication DOI
14:15 - 14:45
Talk
Massively Parallel, Highly Efficient, but What About the Test Suite Quality? Applying Mutation Testing to GPU Programs
Research Papers
Qianqian ZhuTU Delft, Andy ZaidmanDelft University of Technology
Link to publication DOI Pre-print
14:45 - 15:15
Talk
STICCER: Fast and Effective Database Test Suite Reduction Through Merging of Similar Test Cases
Research Papers
Abdullah AlsharifThe University of Sheffield, Gregory KapfhammerAllegheny College, USA, Phil McMinnUniversity of Sheffield
Link to publication DOI
15:30 - 17:00: RT9 - Empirical Analysis and Program RepairResearch Papers at Farfetch (D. Maria) +11h
Chair(s): Corina S. PasareanuCarnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley, NASA Ames Research Center
15:30 - 16:00
Talk
An Empirical Analysis of Blind Tests
Research Papers
Kesina BaralGeorge Mason University, Jeff OffuttGeorge Mason University
Link to publication DOI
16:00 - 16:30
Talk
A Family of Experiments to Assess the Impact of Page Object Pattern in Web Test Suite Development
Research Papers
Maurizio LeottaUniversità di Genova, Matteo BiagiolaFondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK), Filippo RiccaUniversità di Genova, Mariano CeccatoUniversity of Verona, Paolo TonellaUniversità della Svizzera Italiana (USI)
Link to publication DOI
16:30 - 17:00
Talk
Human-In-The-Loop Automatic Program Repair
Research Papers
Marcel BöhmeMonash University, Australia, Charaka GeethalMonash University, Van-Thuan PhamMonash University
Link to publication DOI
15:30 - 17:00: RT8 - Misc 2Research Papers / Journal-First Papers at Infante +11h
Chair(s): Alin StefanescuUniversity of Bucharest
15:30 - 16:00
Talk
Implementation-induced Inconsistency and Nondeterminism in Deterministic Clustering Algorithms
Research Papers
Xin YinNew Jersey Institute of Technology, Iulian NeamtiuNew Jersey Institute of Technology, USA, Saketan PatilNew Jersey Institute of Technology, Sean AndrewsNew Jersey Institute of Technology
Link to publication DOI
16:00 - 16:30
Talk
CBR: Controlled Burst Recording
Research Papers
Oscar CornejoUniversity of Milano Bicocca, Italy, Daniela BriolaUniversity of Milano Bicocca, Daniela MicucciUniversity of Milano Bicocca, Leonardo MarianiUniversity of Milano Bicocca
Link to publication DOI
16:30 - 17:00
Talk
Mahtab: Phase-wise acceleration of regression testing for C
Journal-First Papers
Shouvick MondalIIT Madras, India, Rupesh NasreIIT Madras, India
Link to publication DOI Media Attached
20:00 - 20:30: Most Influential Paper AwardsResearch Papers / Tool Demos Track / Journal-First Papers / Industry Track / Testing Tools Track at Plenary Room
Chair(s): João Pascoal FariaFaculty of Engineering, University of Porto and INESC TEC, Rui AbreuFaculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal
20:00 - 20:15
Awards
Using Mutation to Automatically Suggest Fixes for Faulty ProgramsDistinguished Paper Award
Research Papers
Media Attached
20:15 - 20:30
Awards
Searching for a needle in a haystack predicting security vulnerabilities for Windows VistaDistinguished Paper Award
Research Papers
Thomas ZimmermannMicrosoft Research, Nachiappan NagappanMicrosoft Research, USA, Laurie WilliamsNorth Carolina State University
Media Attached
21:45 - 23:15: RT6 - Web TestingResearch Papers at Infante
Chair(s): Fabiano FerrariFederal University of São Carlos
21:45 - 22:15
Talk
Fostering the Diversity of Exploratory Testing in Web Applications
Research Papers
Julien LeveauLaBRI, Xavier BlancLaBRI, Laurent RéveillèreLaBRI, Jean-Rémy FalleriBordeaux INP, Romain RouvoyUniv. Lille / Inria / IUF
Link to publication DOI
22:15 - 22:45
Talk
Dependency-Aware Web Test Generation
Research Papers
Matteo BiagiolaFondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK), Andrea StoccoUniversità della Svizzera italiana (USI), Filippo RiccaUniversità di Genova, Paolo TonellaUniversità della Svizzera Italiana (USI)
Link to publication DOI
22:45 - 23:15
Talk
Metamorphic Security Testing for Web Systems
Research Papers
Phu X. MaiUniversity of Luxembourg, Fabrizio PastoreUniversity of Luxembourg, Arda GoknilSnT, University of Luxembourg, Lionel BriandUniversity of Luxembourg, University of Ottawa
Link to publication DOI

Tue 27 Oct
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00:45 - 02:15: RT7 - Optimizing TestingResearch Papers at Infante
Chair(s): Corina S. PasareanuCarnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley, NASA Ames Research Center
00:45 - 01:15
Talk
Optimizing Mutation Testing by Discovering Dynamic Mutant Subsumption Relations
Research Papers
Marcio Augusto GuimarãesFederal University of Alagoas (UFAL), Leo FernandesFederal Institute of Alagoas (IFAL), Márcio RibeiroFederal University of Alagoas, Brazil, Marcelo d'AmorimFederal University of Pernambuco, Rohit GheyiFederal University of Campina Grande
Link to publication DOI
01:15 - 01:45
Talk
Massively Parallel, Highly Efficient, but What About the Test Suite Quality? Applying Mutation Testing to GPU Programs
Research Papers
Qianqian ZhuTU Delft, Andy ZaidmanDelft University of Technology
Link to publication DOI Pre-print
01:45 - 02:15
Talk
STICCER: Fast and Effective Database Test Suite Reduction Through Merging of Similar Test Cases
Research Papers
Abdullah AlsharifThe University of Sheffield, Gregory KapfhammerAllegheny College, USA, Phil McMinnUniversity of Sheffield
Link to publication DOI
02:30 - 04:00: RT9 - Empirical Analysis and Program RepairResearch Papers at Farfetch (D. Maria)
Chair(s): Corina S. PasareanuCarnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley, NASA Ames Research Center
02:30 - 03:00
Talk
An Empirical Analysis of Blind Tests
Research Papers
Kesina BaralGeorge Mason University, Jeff OffuttGeorge Mason University
Link to publication DOI
03:00 - 03:30
Talk
A Family of Experiments to Assess the Impact of Page Object Pattern in Web Test Suite Development
Research Papers
Maurizio LeottaUniversità di Genova, Matteo BiagiolaFondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK), Filippo RiccaUniversità di Genova, Mariano CeccatoUniversity of Verona, Paolo TonellaUniversità della Svizzera Italiana (USI)
Link to publication DOI
03:30 - 04:00
Talk
Human-In-The-Loop Automatic Program Repair
Research Papers
Marcel BöhmeMonash University, Australia, Charaka GeethalMonash University, Van-Thuan PhamMonash University
Link to publication DOI
02:30 - 04:00: RT8 - Misc 2Research Papers / Journal-First Papers at Infante
02:30 - 03:00
Talk
Implementation-induced Inconsistency and Nondeterminism in Deterministic Clustering Algorithms
Research Papers
Xin YinNew Jersey Institute of Technology, Iulian NeamtiuNew Jersey Institute of Technology, USA, Saketan PatilNew Jersey Institute of Technology, Sean AndrewsNew Jersey Institute of Technology
Link to publication DOI
03:00 - 03:30
Talk
CBR: Controlled Burst Recording
Research Papers
Oscar CornejoUniversity of Milano Bicocca, Italy, Daniela BriolaUniversity of Milano Bicocca, Daniela MicucciUniversity of Milano Bicocca, Leonardo MarianiUniversity of Milano Bicocca
Link to publication DOI
03:30 - 04:00
Talk
Mahtab: Phase-wise acceleration of regression testing for C
Journal-First Papers
Shouvick MondalIIT Madras, India, Rupesh NasreIIT Madras, India
Link to publication DOI Media Attached
09:00 - 10:00: RT10 - Misc 3Research Papers at Infante +11h
Chair(s): Thomas DurieuxKTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
09:00 - 09:30
Talk
A Framework for In-Vivo Testing of Mobile Applications
Research Papers
Mariano CeccatoUniversity of Verona, Davide CorradiniFondazione Bruno Kessler, Luca Gazzola Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Fitsum KifetewFondazione Bruno Kessler, Leonardo MarianiUniversity of Milano Bicocca, Matteo OrruUniversity of Milano Bicocca, Paolo TonellaUniversità della Svizzera Italiana (USI)
Link to publication DOI
09:30 - 10:00
Talk
Prioritizing Runtime Verification Violations
Research Papers
Breno MirandaFederal University of Pernambuco, Igor LimaFederal University of Pernambuco, Owolabi LegunsenCornell University, Marcelo d'AmorimFederal University of Pernambuco
Link to publication DOI
10:00 - 11:00: Testing toolsTesting Tools Track at Infante +11h
Chair(s): Andy ZaidmanDelft University of Technology, René JustUniversity of Washington, USA
10:00 - 10:15
Talk
Callisto: Entropy-based Test Generation and Data Quality Assessment for Machine Learning Systems
Testing Tools Track
Sakshi Udeshi, Xingbin JiangSingapore University of Technology and Design, Sudipta ChattopadhyaySingapore University of Technology and Design
Link to publication DOI
10:15 - 10:30
Talk
Run Java Applications and Test Them In-Vivo Meantime
Testing Tools Track
Antonia BertolinoCNR-ISTI, Guglielmo De AngelisCNR-IASI, CNR-ISTI, Breno MirandaFederal University of Pernambuco, Paolo TonellaUniversità della Svizzera Italiana (USI)
Link to publication DOI
10:30 - 10:45
Talk
AFLNet: A Greybox Fuzzer for Network Protocols
Testing Tools Track
Van-Thuan PhamMonash University, Marcel BöhmeMonash University, Australia, Abhik RoychoudhuryNational University of Singapore, Singapore
Link to publication DOI
10:45 - 11:00
Talk
ct-fuzz: Fuzzing for Timing Leaks
Testing Tools Track
Shaobo HeUniversity of Utah, Michael EmmiAmazon Web Services, Gabriela CiocarlieSRI International
Link to publication DOI
11:15 - 12:15: Open Steering Commitee & ICST 2021 PresentationResearch Papers at Plenary Room
Chair(s): Shin YooKorea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
11:15 - 12:15
Meeting
Open Steering Commitee & ICST 2021 Presentation
Research Papers
13:45 - 14:45: Keynote 3Research Papers at Plenary Room
Chair(s): Rui AbreuFaculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal
13:45 - 14:45
Keynote
SunDew: Systematic Automated Security Testing
Research Papers
20:00 - 21:00: RT10 - Misc 3Research Papers at Infante
Chair(s): Luis CruzDeflt University of Technology
20:00 - 20:30
Talk
A Framework for In-Vivo Testing of Mobile Applications
Research Papers
Mariano CeccatoUniversity of Verona, Davide CorradiniFondazione Bruno Kessler, Luca Gazzola Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Fitsum KifetewFondazione Bruno Kessler, Leonardo MarianiUniversity of Milano Bicocca, Matteo OrruUniversity of Milano Bicocca, Paolo TonellaUniversità della Svizzera Italiana (USI)
Link to publication DOI
20:30 - 21:00
Talk
Prioritizing Runtime Verification Violations
Research Papers
Breno MirandaFederal University of Pernambuco, Igor LimaFederal University of Pernambuco, Owolabi LegunsenCornell University, Marcelo d'AmorimFederal University of Pernambuco
Link to publication DOI
21:00 - 22:00: Testing toolsTesting Tools Track at Infante
Chair(s): René JustUniversity of Washington, USA, Andy ZaidmanDelft University of Technology
21:00 - 21:15
Talk
Callisto: Entropy-based Test Generation and Data Quality Assessment for Machine Learning Systems
Testing Tools Track
Sakshi Udeshi, Xingbin JiangSingapore University of Technology and Design, Sudipta ChattopadhyaySingapore University of Technology and Design
Link to publication DOI
21:15 - 21:30
Talk
Run Java Applications and Test Them In-Vivo Meantime
Testing Tools Track
Antonia BertolinoCNR-ISTI, Guglielmo De AngelisCNR-IASI, CNR-ISTI, Breno MirandaFederal University of Pernambuco, Paolo TonellaUniversità della Svizzera Italiana (USI)
Link to publication DOI
21:30 - 21:45
Talk
AFLNet: A Greybox Fuzzer for Network Protocols
Testing Tools Track
Van-Thuan PhamMonash University, Marcel BöhmeMonash University, Australia, Abhik RoychoudhuryNational University of Singapore, Singapore
Link to publication DOI
21:45 - 22:00
Talk
ct-fuzz: Fuzzing for Timing Leaks
Testing Tools Track
Shaobo HeUniversity of Utah, Michael EmmiAmazon Web Services, Gabriela CiocarlieSRI International
Link to publication DOI

Call for Papers

The Tools Track seeks to bridge the gap between research and practice, focusing on software testing, verification, and validation. Its main goal is to advance both the state of ​the ​art and the state ​of ​the practice.

The Tools Track invites submissions that describe tools at several stages of maturity, including promising research prototypes, widely used research tools, and commercial tools.

A Tools Track submission should clearly describe the complexity of the addressed problem, solved technical challenges, and possibilities for technology transfer into practice. Researchers are welcome to submit papers that describe novel approaches and how these approaches support tool developers in solving challenging problems. Moreover, this track seeks non-​academic submissions to foster discussions between researchers and practitioners.

Areas of interest:

The Tools Track invites submissions related, but not limited, to the following areas:

  • Design and development of novel tools for software testing, verification, and validation;
  • Working prototypes for novel research approaches, reporting on the technical challenges and early feedback obtained from practitioners;
  • Strategies and challenges for tool adoption as well as lessons learned from technology transfer of academic approaches into open source or commercial tools;
  • Case studies and/or experiments involving tools in particular contexts, reporting on lessons learned and negative results (if any).

Evaluation:

Each submission will be evaluated based on:

  • The relevance and significance of the addressed problem.
  • The innovation element of the approach.
  • The availability, maturity, and adoption of the tool.
  • The presence of lessons learned from developing or using the tool.
  • The quality of the presentation.

Accepted papers will appear in the conference proceedings and the IEEE digital library.

Submission​:

Submissions will be handled via easychair (Testing Tools Track): https://easychair.org/my/conference?conf=icst2020

The Testing Tools Track of ICST 2020 uses ​single-blind reviewing,​ which means that papers and tools need not be anonymized​. All submitted papers must conform to the two ​column IEEE conference publication format. Templates for Latex and Word are available at: http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/publishing/templates.html;​

  • Use the letter format templates and the “conference” option.
  • The ​paper​ must be submitted as PDF and m​ ust not exceed 6 pages.​

Presentation format:

Author(s) of an accepted paper will present their work at the ICST conference on two occasions:

  • Lightning talk to advertise the tool and talk (~1 minute).
  • Paper presentation (~15 minutes).

Questions? Use the ICST Testing Tools Track contact form.