International Symposium on System and Software Reliability


Software and system reliability is the probability of failure-free software and system operation for a given period of time in a specified environment. Many critical systems such as those used in nuclear power plants, transportation, aeronautics, and astronautics are required for reliable operations without failures during their service.

This symposium provides scientists and engineers 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 2020 ISSSR will be held from October 24-25, 2020 in Chengdu sponsored by University of Electronic Science and Technology of China.

Opening Remarks

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Dr. Carole Graas

President of IEEE Reliability Society

Keynote Speakers

Keynote 1: Faults, Failures, and Vulnerabilities:  What are the Trends and How Do We Make Progress?
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Dr. D. Richard Kuhn

IEEE Fellow
Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Reliability

Computer Security Division
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA

Keynote 2: Human-Machine Pair Programming: An Intelligent and Automated Approach for Software Productivity and Reliability
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Professor Shaoying Liu

IEEE Fellow, BCS Fellow
Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Reliability

School of Informatics and Data Science
Hiroshima University, Japan

Topics of Interest

  • Architecture and design-based reliability and performance
  • Formalization and verification
  • Fault tolerance and diagnosis
  • Process improvement and maintenance
  • Quality and safety
  • Redundancy technology
  • Reliability analysis and optimization
  • Reliability measurement, estimation, and predication
  • Reliability modeling and validation
  • Reliability requirement and growth models
  • Testing and simulation
  • Trustworthy evaluation
  • Data-driven reliability model design
  • Machine learning related to reliability


University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
Chongqing Hechuan District Development Center of Information Security Industry

Technical sponsor

IEEE Reliability Society

Conference patrons

National University of Defense Technology
East China Normal University
Zhengzhou University of Light Industry