© 2013

Search Based Software Engineering

5th International Symposium, SSBSE 2013, St. Petersburg, Russia, August 24-26, 2013. Proceedings

  • Günther Ruhe
  • Yuanyuan Zhang
Conference proceedings SSBSE 2013

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8084)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Keynote Addresses

  3. Tutorial

    1. David R. White
      Pages 16-18
  4. Full Papers

    1. Wesley Klewerton Guez Assunção, Thelma Elita Colanzi, Silvia Regina Vergilio, Aurora Pozo
      Pages 19-33
    2. Mohamed Boussaa, Wael Kessentini, Marouane Kessentini, Slim Bechikh, Soukeina Ben Chikha
      Pages 50-65
    3. Lionel Briand, Yvan Labiche, Kathy Chen
      Pages 66-80
    4. Erik M. Fredericks, Andres J. Ramirez, Betty H. C. Cheng
      Pages 81-95
    5. Adnane Ghannem, Ghizlane El Boussaidi, Marouane Kessentini
      Pages 96-110
    6. Zheng Li, Yi Bian, Ruilian Zhao, Jun Cheng
      Pages 111-125
    7. Rim Mahouachi, Marouane Kessentini, Mel Ó Cinnéide
      Pages 126-140
    8. Reza Matinnejad, Shiva Nejati, Lionel Briand, Thomas Bruckmann, Claude Poull
      Pages 141-157
    9. Matheus Henrique Esteves Paixão, Jerffeson Teixeira de Souza
      Pages 172-187
    10. Antônio Mauricio Pitangueira, Rita Suzana P. Maciel, Márcio de Oliveira Barros, Aline Santos Andrade
      Pages 188-208
    11. Jeffery Shelburg, Marouane Kessentini, Daniel R. Tauritz
      Pages 209-223
    12. Xiaoyuan Xie, Fei-Ching Kuo, Tsong Yueh Chen, Shin Yoo, Mark Harman
      Pages 224-238
  5. Short Papers

    1. Colin Atkinson, Marcus Kessel, Marcus Schumacher
      Pages 239-244
    2. Sabrine Kalboussi, Slim Bechikh, Marouane Kessentini, Lamjed Ben Said
      Pages 245-250

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Search-Based Software Engineering, SSBSE 2013, held in St. Petersburg, Russia.
The 14 revised full papers, 6 revised short papers, and 6 papers of the graduate track presented together with 2 keynotes, 2 challenge track papers and 1 tutorial paper were carefully reviewed and selected from 50 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.


aspect-oriented software genetic algorithms mulit-objective optimization refactoring software architecture

Editors and affiliations

  • Günther Ruhe
    • 1
  • Yuanyuan Zhang
    • 2
  1. 1.University of CalgaryCalgaryCanada
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity Colleage LondonLondonUK

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