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Call for Papers: Special Section on Software Reliability

The editorial board of International Journal of Performability is honoured to invite all serious-minded researchers, academicians, and practitioners to submit their original research works for the special section of International Journal of Performability Engineering on the topic of Software Reliability. The special section focuses on the advanced methods, tools, and techniques for enhancing, assessing, and predicting the reliability, safety, and security of software products. The deadline for submission is 15 October, 2017.

Prof. P. K. Kapur, a well-known researcher in the field of software reliability is the Guest Editor for this special section. The final selection of papers shall be through a peer review process following the guidelines of the IJPE. Based on theme of the special section, about 10 best papers will be selected and published in the IJPE.
Your paper may address, but is not limited to, the following topics pertinent to software Reliability:

  • Reliability, availability and safety of software systems
  • Testing, verification and validation
  • Software quality, metrics, and measurements
  • Estimation and prediction of quality/reliability
  • Software security
  • Software vulnerability discovery modelling and patching
  • Software release time problems
  • Risk analysis and management
  • System reliability modelling and analysis
  • Open source software reliability engineering
  • Software engineering and maintenance

Paper Submission Guidelines

Submitted papers must be original, must not have been previously published or be under consideration for publication elsewhere. In case a paper has been already presented at a conference, it should be extended by at least 30% of the new technical contribution to merit the submission to this special section. All the intended authors are advised to submit their papers in MS Word format following the IJPE guidelines in final camera-ready version of their manuscript with the subject line Manuscript for Special Section on Software Reliability. The maximum length of each paper shall not exceed eight (8) printed pages in IJPE formatting style. For other guidelines of submission(s), please visit IJPE website:

Important Dates

  • Paper submission deadline:  October 15, 2017
  • Response to the authors: December 15, 2017
  • Final version of the papers: January 30, 2017
  • Proposed date of Publication:  March 2018

Guest Editor: Prof. P. K. Kapur

Director, Amity Center for Interdisciplinary Research
Amity University, Noida, India

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