© 2012

Search Based Software Engineering

4th International Symposium, SSBSE 2012, Riva del Garda, Italy, September 28-30, 2012. Proceedings

  • Gordon Fraser
  • Jerffeson Teixeira de Souza
Conference proceedings SSBSE 2012

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7515)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Keynote Addresses

  3. Tutorials

  4. Full Papers

    1. Jonathan M. Aitken, Rob Alexander, Tim Kelly, Simon Poulding
      Pages 30-44
    2. Franco Arito, Francisco Chicano, Enrique Alba
      Pages 45-59
    3. Gabriele Bavota, Filomena Carnevale, Andrea De Lucia, Massimiliano Di Penta, Rocco Oliveto
      Pages 75-89
    4. Neelesh Bhattacharya, Olfat El-Mahi, Etienne Duclos, Giovanni Beltrame, Giuliano Antoniol, Sébastien Le Digabel et al.
      Pages 90-104
    5. Mustafa Bozkurt, Mark Harman
      Pages 105-120
    6. Shadi Ghaith, Mel Ó Cinnéide
      Pages 121-135
    7. Vendula Hrubá, Bohuslav Křena, Zdeněk Letko, Shmuel Ur, Tomáš Vojnar
      Pages 152-167
    8. Roberto Erick Lopez-Herrejon, José A. Galindo, David Benavides, Sergio Segura, Alexander Egyed
      Pages 168-182
    9. Alan G. Millard, David R. White, John A. Clark
      Pages 183-197
    10. Andres J. Ramirez, Erik M. Fredericks, Adam C. Jensen, Betty H. C. Cheng
      Pages 198-212
    11. Abdelilah Sakti, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, Gilles Pesant
      Pages 213-227
    12. Alex Tomasi, Alessandro Marchetto, Chiara Di Francescomarino
      Pages 228-243
  5. Short Papers

    1. Thelma Elita Colanzi, Silvia Regina Vergilio
      Pages 259-266

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Search-Based Software Engineering, SSBSE 2012, held in Riva del Garda, Italy in collocation with the 28th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance. The 15 revised full papers, 3 revised short papers, and 2 papers of the graduate track presented together with 2 keynote talks and 1 tutorial paper were carefully reviewed and selected from 38 initial submissions. Search-based Software Engineering (SBSE) studies the application of meta-heuristic optimization techniques to various software engineering problems, ranging from requirements engineering to software testing and maintenance. The papers present current research in all areas of Search Based Software Engineering, including theoretical work, research on SBSE applications, empirical studies, and reports on industrial experience.


business process recovery evolutionary optimization genetic algorithms model-based software engineering systems of systems

Editors and affiliations

  • Gordon Fraser
    • 1
  • Jerffeson Teixeira de Souza
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceThe University of SheffieldSheffieldUK
  2. 2.Department of Research and Graduate StudiesState University of CearaFortalezaBrazil

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