CfP: VST 2018

2nd Workshop on Validation, Analysis and Evolution of Software Tests

VST 2018 is a unique event bringing together academics, industrial researchers, and practitioners for exchanging experiences, solutions and new ideas in applying methods, techniques and tools from software analysis, evolution and reengineering to advance the state of the art in test development and maintenance.

Topics of Interest

  • Test minimization and simplification
  • Fault localization and automated repair
  • Change analysis for software tests
  • Test visualization and validation
  • Documentation analysis
  • Bug report analysis
  • Test evolution
  • Test case generation
  • Model-based testing
  • Combinations of the topics above


We encourage submission of papers up to five pages on the topics mentioned above. Accepted papers will be published in IEEE proceedings. (VST also allows fast abstracts and tool demo papers of one or two pages for presentation at the workshop, but not to be published in written form.)

Papers must be prepared for a full double-blind review process and according to the instructions given on the workshop page.

Important Dates

  • Abstract submission deadline: January 5, 2018 AoE
  • Paper submission deadline: January 12, 2018 AoE
  • Notification of acceptance: February 9, 2018
  • Camera-ready version due: February 22, 2018

Organization and Contact