QRS 2021 Conference - IEEE International Conference on Software Security and Reliability

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  • About QRS


    In 2015, the SERE conference (IEEE International Conference on Software Security and Reliability) and the QSIC conference (IEEE International Conference on Quality Software) were combined into a single conference, QRS, with Q representing Quality, R for Reliability, and S for Security, 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. The 21st QRS conference will be held from December 6-10, 2021 in Hainan Island, China.

    Welcome Remark


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    Dr. Carole Graas USA

    President of IEEE Reliability Society

    Keynote Speakers

    Keynote 1: The Temptation of Searching for the Best–Balancing Validity and                   Optimality in Software Engineering
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    Professor Guenther Ruhe Canada

    Department of Computer Science &
    Department of Electrical and Software Engineering
    University of Calgary, Canada

    Editor-in-Chief, Elsevier Information and Software Technology (IST) Journal

    Keynote 2: TBA
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    Professor Chunming Hu China

    Dean, School of Software
    Beihang University, China

    Keynote 3: ICT Software System Reliability Design and New Challenges
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    Dr. Xiao Chen China

    Chief Software Reliability Expert
    Huawei, China

    Topics of Interest


    • Reliability, Security, Availability, and Safety of Software Systems
    • Software Testing, Verification, and Validation
    • Program Debugging and Comprehension
    • Information and Software Quality 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, Industrial Applications, and Empirical Studies
    • Machine Learning and Deep Learning Models and Systems

    Sponsored by

    IEEE Reliability Society
    Southwest Jiaotong University

    Conference patron

    Hainan University
    University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
    University of Texas at Dallas