Saturday, September 8th
08:00 - 08:45Registration
08:45 - 09:00Welcome from the conference organisers
09:00 - 10:15Keynote 1: Mark Harman. Deploying Search Based Software Engineering with Sapienz at Facebook.

Chair: Phil McMinn

10:15 - 10:55Paper Session 1:Stress Testing - Chair: Annibale Panichella
  • Basil Eljuse and Neil WalkinshawComparison of Search Based Algorithms in Stress-Testing Integrated Circuits(R)
  • Abdullah Alourani, Md Abu Naser Bikas and Mark GrechanikSearch-Based Stress Testing the Elastic Resource Provisioning for Cloud-Based Applications(R)
10:55 - 11:15Coffee Break
11:15 - 12:15Tutorial 1 - 10th Edition of SSBSE Special Tutorial: Gordon Fraser. Search-based unit test generation with EvoSuite.

Chair: Gregory Gay

12:15 - 13:15Paper Session 2:Model Transformation - Chair: Gregory Gay
  • Edouard Batot and Houari SahraouiInjecting Social Diversity in Multi-Objective Genetic Programming: the Case of Model Well-formedness Rule Learning(R)
  • Bogdan Korel, Nada Almasri and Luay TahatTowards Minimizing the Impact of Changes using Search-Based Approach(R)
  • Wael Kessentini, Houari Sahraoui and Manuel WimmerAutomated Co-Evolution of Metamodels and Transformation Rules: A Search-Based Approach(R)
13:15 - 14:15Lunch
14:15 - 15:15Tutorial 2: Marouane Kessentini. Search-based Software Refactoring.

Chair: Gordon Fraser

15:15 - 16:15Paper Session 3:Online Experiments and Non-Functional Requirements - Chair: Shin Yoo
  • David Issa Mattos, Erling Mårtensson, Jan Bosch and Helena Holmström OlssonOptimization Experiments in the Continuous Space: The Limited Growth Optimistic Optimization Algorithm(R)
  • Kate M. Bowers, Erik M. Fredericks and Betty H. C. ChengAutomated Optimization of Weighted Non-Functional Objectives in Self-Adaptive Systems(R)
  • Irene Manotas, James Clause and Lori PollockExploring Evolutionary Search Strategies to Improve Applications’ Energy Efficiency(R)
16:15 - 16:40Coffee Break
16:40 - 17:00 10th Edition of SSBSE Special Paper:Jerffeson Souza, Allysson Allex Araújo, Raphael Saraiva, Pamella Soares and Camila MaiaThe Human Competitiveness of Search Based Software Engineering

Chair: Phil McMinn

17:00SSBSE 2019 announcement, followed by Steering Committee election
18:30City Tour + SSBSE Dinner (Best Paper and Best Reviewer Announcements)
Sunday, September 9th
09:00 - 10:15Keynote 2 - 10th Edition of SSBSE Special Keynote: Enrique Alba. How Can Metaheuristics Help Software Engineers?.

Chair: Myra Cohen

10:15 - 11:05Paper Session 4:Reliability, Security and Software Maintenance - Chair: Erik Fredericks
  • Thomas Jones and David AckleyDamage Reduction via White-Box Failure Shaping(R)
  • Mengmei Ye, Myra B. Cohen, Witawas Srisa-An and Sheng WeiEvoIsolator: Evolving Hardware Isolation for Software Security(H)
  • William B. Langdon and Justyna PetkeEvolving Better Software Parameters(H)
11:05 - 11:30Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30Tutorial 3: Matías Martínez. Astor: An automated software repair framework.

Chair: Lars Grunske

12:30 - 14:00Lunch
(Steering Committee Meeting to take place on a reserved table)
14:00 - 15:15Keynote 3: Guillaume Beslon. Can in silico experimental evolution close the link between evolutionary biology and evolutionary engineering?.

Chair: Benoit Baudry

15:15 - 16:05Paper Session 5:Fault Localisation - Chair: José Miguel Rojas
  • Jinhan Kim, Michael G. Epitropakis and Shin YooLearning Without Peeking: Secure Multi-Party Computation Genetic Programming(R)
  • Kabdo Choi, Jeongju Sohn and Shin YooLearning Fault Localisation for Both Humans and Machines using Multi-Objective GP(H)
  • Gregory GayDetecting Real Faults in the Gson Library Through Search-Based Unit Test Generation(C)
16:05 - 16:25Coffee Break
16:25 - 17:20Paper Session 6:Test Data Generation - Chair: Shaukat Ali
  • Mozhan Soltani, Pouria Derakhshanfar, Annibale Panichella, Xavier Devroey, Andy Zaidman and Arie van DeursenSingle-objective versus Multi-Objectivized Optimization for Evolutionary Crash Reproduction(R)
  • Annibale Panichella, Fitsum Meshesha Kifetew and Paolo TonellaIncremental Control Dependency Frontier Exploration for Many-Criteria Test Case Generation(R)
  • Allen Kanapala and Gregory GayMapping Class Dependencies for Fun and Profit(H)
Research Papers (R)= 15 minutes presentation + 5 minutes for questions Hot off the Press Track Papers (H)= 10 minutes presentation + 5 minutes for questions Challenge Track Papers (C)= 10 minutes presentation + 5 minutes for questions

A PDF version of the program can be downloaded here