ISEC 2017



Date: 5–7 (Sunday–Tuesday), February 2017

Final Program of ISEC 2017 is available in Program section

Registration guidelines and City tour details are updated. Please visit Registration section for more details.

Early Bird Registration deadline for delegates is over now. Please visit Registration section for more details.


Accepted Papers:

Venue and Accommodation



Main Research Track (Full papers)




Main Research Track (Short papers)




Mobile SE Track


Industry Track


About ISEC

Innovations in Software Engineering Conference, ISEC (Formerly known as India Software Engineering Conference) is the annual conference of iSOFT, the India chapter of ACM SIGSOFT ( under the umbrella of ACM India. The 10th edition of the conference will be held at The LNMIIT, Jaipur, India. ISEC will bring together researchers and practitioners from across the world to share the results of their work. The goal of the conference is to provide a forum for researchers and practitioners from both academia and industry to meet and share cutting-edge advancements in the field of software engineering.


General Chairs

Program Chairs

Industry Track Program Chairs

  • Vinay Kulkarni, Chief Scientist, Tata Consultancy Services Research, TRDDC, Pune

  • Atul Kumar, Senior Research Scientist, IBM Research - India, Bangalore

Mobile SE Track Program Chairs

  • Padmaja Joshi, Joint Director, CDAC, Mumbai

  • Paola Inverardi , Professor of the Department of Information Engineering & Computer Science, University of L'Aquila, Italy

Proceedings Track Chairs

  • Ashish Sureka, Principal Scientist, ABB, Bangalore

  • Richa Sharma, BMU, Gurgaon

Student Travel Grant Chair

Workshop Chair

Tutorial Chair

Finance Chair

Publicity Chairs

Local Organizing Chairs

Publicity Members

  • Saikrishna, Graduate Student, IIIT-H

  • TBA

Keynote Speakers

Sebastian Uchitel

Professor at University of Buenos Aires

Short Bio

Keynote Abstract

Henderik A. Proper
Head of Academic Affairs at the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)

Short Bio

Keynote Abstract

Invited Best Papers from ICSE and FSE

ICSE 2016
"Efficient Large-Scale Trace Checking Using MapReduce" Marcello M. Bersani, Domenico Bianculli, Carlo Ghezzi, Srdan Krstic, and Pierluigi San Pietro
"Preference Inconsistencies Ahead", Farnaz Behrang, Myra B. Cohen, and Alessandro Orso.

Program Committee Members

 Name Organization NameOrganization
  Santonu Sarkar (Chair)Dept of Computer Sc, BITS Pilani Bruno CabralUniversity of Coimbra
 Nenad Medvidovic (Chair)University of Southern California Christoph TreudeUniversity of Adelaide
 Atul KumarIBM Research - India, Bangalore Sujit ChakrabartiIIIT Bangalore
 Ashish SurekaABB (Corporate Research) Gogul BalakrishnanFacebook
 Ashutosh GuptaTIFR Bow-Yaw Wang Academia Sinica
 Akinori IharaNara Institute of Science and Technology Joshua GarciaUniversity of California, Irvine
 Diptikalyan SahaIBM Research, India Stefano RussoUniversity of Naples Federico II
 Chao WangVirginia Tech Rohan PadhyeUniversity of California, Berkeley
 Lingxiao JiangSingapore Management University Domenico CotroneoUniversity of Naples Federico II
 Denzil CorreaMPI-SWS Girish MaskeriInfosys Technologies Limited
 Uday KhedkerIIT Bombay Rishabh SinghMicrosoft Research, Redmond
 Subhajit DattaSingapore University of Technology and Design Catello Di MartinoBell Labs Alcatel-Lucent
 Y. Raghu ReddyInternational Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad Shuvendu LahiriMicrosoft Research
 V. Krishna NandivadaIIT Madras William G.J. HalfondUniversity of Southern California
 Venkatesh RTCS Santosh NagarakatteRutgers University
 Mehdi MirakhorliRochester Institute of Technology Suresh ThummalapentaMicrosoft, USA
 Dirk BeyerUniversity of Passau Kenneth AndersonUniversity of Colorado at Boulder
 Rahul PurandareIndraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi Suriya SubramanianCloudZen Software Labs Pvt Ltd
 Patricia LagoVrije Universiteit Amsterdam Vibhu Saujanya SharmaAccenture Technology Labs
 Nuno LaranjeiroUniversity of Coimbra Deepak D'SouzaIndian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
 Nachiappan NagappanMicrosoft Corporation Satish ChandraSamsung Electronics
 Tien NguyenIowa State University Patrizio PelliccioneChalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg
 Sagar ChakiCarnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute Rushikesh JoshiIndian Institute of Tecnhology Bombay
 Meiyappan NagappanRochester Institute of Technology Ivo KrkaGoogle Inc
 Corina PasareanuCMU/NASA Ames Research Center Daniel PopescuGoogle Inc
 Valerie IssarnyINRIA Alpana DubeyAccenture Technology Labs
 Sonia HaiducFlorida State University Reid HolmesUniversity of British Columbia

Industry Track Program Committee Members

 Name Organization NameOrganization
  Vinay Kulkarni (Chair)Tata Consultancy Services Research, TRDDC, Pune Alpana DubeyAccenture Technology Labs
 Atul Kumar(Chair)IBM Research - India, Bangalore Anil NairToshiba Software
 Divyasheek SharmaABB Corporate Research Sagar SunkleTata Consultancy Services (TCS)
 Hitesh SajnaniUniversity of California Irvine and Microsoft Research Anil Thurimella Audi AG, Germany
 Senthil KK ManiIBM Research  Souvik BaratTata Research Development and Design Centre (TRDDC)
 Prakash ChandrasekaranDyson, Singapore  Sapan ShahTata Research Development and Design Centre (TRDDC)
 Vikrant KaulgudAccenture Tech Labs, India    

Mobile SE Track Program Committee Members

 Name Organization NameOrganization
 Padmaja Joshi(Chair)CDAC Mumbai Ravindra NaikTCS Research, TRDDC, Pune
 Paola Inverardi(Chair)University of L'Aquila, ItalyVinayak NaikIIIT Delhi
 Vikrant Kaulgud Accenture Technology Labs Pushpendra Singh IIIT Delhi
 Rushikesh Joshi Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay  Marco Autili Universita dell'Aquila (Italy)
 Shah Rukh Humayoun University of Kaiserslautern Suman Roychoudhary Tata Consultancy Services


Call for paper details for ISEC tracks

Main Research Track         Industry Track         Mobile Software Engineering Track         Graduate Symposium Track

Submission for all the tracks is through Easychair.
Paper submission for ISEC 2017 is now closed.

Submission Link

Accepted papers will be published in the ACM Digital Library.
Warning: It is ACM’s policy to forbid double submissions, where the same paper is submitted to more than one conference/journal concurrently. Any double submissions detected will be immediately rejected from all conferences/journals involved.


Daily final program for ISEC 2017 is given below.

4th Feb     Download Complete program from here     8th Feb

ISEC 2017 Workshops

ISEC Workshops provide opportunities to researchers, industry practitioners and students to discuss specific areas of software engineering in a relatively small gathering. Workshops also act as incubators for the software engineering community to work towards a particular research agenda in software engineering. Focus areas for workshops include all areas of software engineering (please refer to the list in main conference call for paper for the research paper track).
A list of workshops to be conducted during ISEC 2017 is given below.

Sr. No. Title Presenter(s) Affiliation(s) Duration
1 Educational Data Mining Practices in Indian Academia 1. A. Rawal, (
2. Ani Thomas
1: Bhilai Institute of Technology, Durg
2: Bhilai Institute of Technology, Durg
Half Day
2 Software Engineering Education Workshop 1: Narasimha Bolloju (
2: Sujit Kumar Chakrabarti (,
1: The LNM Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur, India.

2: IIIT Bangalore, INDIA

Half Day
3 DIAS (Development aspects of Intelligent Adaptive Systems) 1: Swarup Mohalik, (
2. Meenakshi D'Souza,(
3. Mahesh Babu Jayaraman (
1: Ericsson Research, Bangalore, India

2: IIIT Bangalore India

3: Ericsson Research, Bangalore, India
Full Day
4 Modelling Symposium 1: Vinay Kulkarni (,
2: Y Raghu Reddy (

2: IIIT-Hyderabad, India
Full Day

ISEC 2017 Tutorials

Sr. No. Title Presenter(s) Affiliation(s) Duration
1 Work System Theory and Work System Method: A Bridge between Business and IT Views of IT-Reliant Systems in Organization Steven Alter, Ph.D. ( Professor Emeritus University of San Francisco San Francisco, USA Half Day
2 Conducting Systematic Literature Reviews and Systematic Mapping Studies 1: Balbir S. Barn, Ph.D. (

2: Souvik Barat (

3: Tony Clark, Ph.D. (
1: Deputy Dean School of Science & Technology Middlesex University London, UK
2: Senior Scientist Tata Research Development & Design Centre Pune, India
3: Professor and Head Department of Computing Sheffield Hallam University Sheffield, UK
Half Day
3 Standards Driven Software Testing Best Practice Sachin Diman ( ) Technical Manager LDRA Technology Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi, India Half Day
4 Software Quality Predictive Modeling: An Effective Assessment of Experimental Data Ruchika Malhotra, Ph.D. ( ) Associate Head & Assistant Professor Department of Software Engineering Delhi Technological University New Delhi, India Half Day
5 Engineering Smart Physical-Cyber-Social Systems 1: Pankesh Patel, Ph.D. (
2: Ashok Kumar (
3: Vishwas Lakkundi (
1: Research Scientist ABB Corporate Research India
2: Lead Data Scientist HPE Analytics Data Labs India
3: IoT Specialist & Consultant Bengaluru, India
Half Day


Registration deadline for authors of all accepted papers is 20th December 2016.

Early Bird Registration deadline for all delegates is over now.

Instructions for registration process under different categories are given below:.

Authors' Registration         City Tour Details         Non-authors' Registration         Bulk Registration discounts       

Please select the appropriate payment portal to register for ISEC 2017.

Authors' Registration Payment Portal        Non-authors' Registration Payment Portal


The LNMIIT, Jaipur was founded in 2002 as a joint effort between Rajasthan State Government and Lakshmi and Usha Mittal Foundation's philanthropic initiative. With the emphasis on quality and rigor in education, the Institute began its first academic session in July 2003 and was granted Deemed-to-be University status by UGC in 2006 under the De-Novo category. The 100-acre green residential campus is located in a serene atmosphere on the outskirts of India's pink city, Jaipur.

Weather in Jaipur

February is one of the most pleasant months to visit Jaipur. The month of February is characterized by rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing from 23°C to 25°C in first half of the month. Daily low temperatures range from 11°C to 16°C, falling below 8°C or exceeding 19°C only one day in ten. We advice you to carry suitable clothes for your visit to ISEC 2017. Daily expected weather conditions are shown below.


Accommodation at the LNM-IIT Hostels for Students: Transportation Facilities for ISEC 2017 Authors and Delegates:
  1. A limited set of rooms are available in both the boys and girls hostels (double and single rooms) to be given on a first-cum-first-served basis from Feb 4th afternoon till 8th morning;
  2. The rooms contain a bed, pillow, bed-sheet, quilt or blanket;
  3. The delegate has to bring his / her own lock & keys;
  4. These rooms have a common set of bathrooms at the end-of the-corridor (like any hostel in India);
  5. The rates are Rs 200 per day per person (whether single or double-shared) to be paid on arrival in advance;
  6. Please write to Sunil Kumar ( with CC to if you have any queries.
  1. ISEC-2017 will organize one or two buses (based on the need) from Hotel Ramada (Address: Govind Marg, Rajapark, Jaipur -- a well known landmark);
  2. There will be one trip in the morning 8am (another one at 08:20am based on the need) from Hotel Ramada to the LNMIIT Campus (venue of ISEC-2017) and return trips in the evening at suitable timings back to Hotel Ramada;
  3. This facility will be on a first-cum-first-served basis; any author or delegate staying in any hotel can avail this facility by reaching the bus well in-time; (these buses cannot take overload due to Govt of Rajasthan rules);

Special Offer from Hotel Ramada, Jaipur:
1. As a special case, some rooms are reserved on first-cum-first-served basis for ISEC 2017 delegates;
2. These rooms can be booked through telephone contact to: (i) Mr Akhil (Reservations Officer) on 0-916-691-1333 OR (ii) Mr. Anmol Narang (Marketing Executive) on 0-978-459-4038;
3. You need to mention "ISEC - LNMIIT" code for reserving the rooms; the rates are: (i) Deluxe Single Rs 5000 + 10% tax (ii) Deluxe Double Rs 6000 + 10% tax (iii) Club Single Rs 6000 + 10% tax (iv) Club Double Rs 7000 + 10% tax;
4. Rate includes Breakfast and 24 hour wi-fi;
5. The landline for Hotel Ramada is: +91-141-406-6666;

Other hotel details are given below.

Jaipur is known for its heritage hotels (Haweli) ans resorts for luxurious stay. You can opt of one of these options for your stay.
S.NO NAME Distance From LNMIIT (km)
Tarrif Range (INR) Rating(Goibibo) Contact Details
1 Hill Side Resort 3.3 Opposite Sumel Doongri,
Keshav Vidhya Peeth,
L.N. Mittal Road,
Jamdoli , Jaipur.
3000 NA Mob: +91-99290 43703

1 lebua Resort 14.8 Agra Road, Tehsil Ballupura,
Jamdoli, Rajasthan 302031
7,200-50,000 6.9 (91) 141 3050211, (91) 141
4150211 (T) E-Mail :
2 Grand Uniara A Heritage Hotel 14.5 Jawaharlal Nehru Marg, Near
Trimurti Circle, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302004
25,000-30,000 7.1 (91)-141-5199-199
3 The Oberoi Rajvilas 11.3 Goner Rd, Jagdish Colony, Paldi
Meena, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302031
63,000-6,00,000 9.4 Email:
Telephone: +91-11-2389 0606
Facsimile : +91-11-2389 0500
4 RAMBAGH PALACE, JAIPUR 17.5 Bhawani Singh Rd, Rambagh,
Jaipur, Rajasthan 302005
46,350-3,50,000 9.3 0091-22-6601-1825
A list of suggested hotels is given below:

S.NO NAME Distance From LNMIIT (km)
Tarrif Range (INR) Rating(Goibibo) Contact Details
1 Hotel Konark 18.1 828-B, Ashok Chowk, Opp. I.O.C. Building, Adarsh Nagar Jaipur
- 302004, Rajasthan (INDIA)
825-1500 3.9 Phone No:09314629894
2 Blue Bird Hotel 13.4 349, Fashion Street, Raja Park, Jaipur-302004 (India) 1059-2500 2.7 91-0141-2624333 9829055878
3 hotel apex karma 12.6 A: 689, Frontier Colony (Near
Baraf Khana), Adarsh Nagar, Jaipur
1200-2600 2.8 T: +91 141 4000300
F: +91 141 4000333
4 Hotel Rockland 12.7 Hotel Rockland & Restaurant
S-8, Shri Gopal Nagar, Gopalpura By-Pass ( Main Road), Jaipur - 302019,(
Rajasthan), INDIA
1300-2100 3.3 Phone : +91-141- 2611347
Mail :
Mail :
5 Aditya Residency 20.4 plot no.68, 302018, Panchasheel
Enclave, Jawaharlal Nehru Marg, Lal Bahadur Nagar, Chandrakala Colony, Mata
colony, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302004
1800-5000 3.3 Tel: +91-141-2724835
Fax: +91-141-2724836
Mobile: +91-9602293999, +91-9928652584

6 S-57 19.9 Sanyam Marg, Adinath Nagar, JLN
Marg, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302017
2000-3000 4.1 Telephone :
+91-141-4112131,4112141, 4112151
Mobile : +91-992-984-4777
7 Mango 12.3 Govind Marg, Adarsh Nagar Jaipur- 302004, Rajasthan(India) 2000-7000 3.8 Call - 0141-4166550,
09828144321, 09828167234
8 Hotel Vrisa 21.2 12, Airport plaza, Durgapura, Tonk road, Jaipur 302018,
Rajasthan, INDIA
2799-3099 4.3 0141-6990100
9 Red Fox Hotel Jaipur 18 Opp. MNIT College, Jawahar Lal
Nehru Marg, Bajaj Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302017
2848-6997 3.7 Call +91 9911701701
10 Taurus Hotel Angel 20.4 P. No. 81, Panchsheel Enclave,
J.L.N. Marg, Near Jawahar Circle, Jaipur – 302018 (Raj.) India
3000-5000 3.9 Tel: +91-141-2724835
Fax: +91-141-2724836
Mobile: +91-9602293999, +91-9928652584

11 Hotel Jaipur Palace 18.2 Sahkar Marg, Tonk Road, Jaipur , Rajasthan, India 302015 3499-8099 4.1
Sandeep Sharma (Resident
mob: 09828048978
mob: 09828829555
e-mail :
12 Hotel Taran 19.9 S-6, Adinath Nagar,JLN Marg
Opposite World Trade Park Malviya Nagar ,Rajasthan, India 302017
3499-8100 4 Phone No:0141 4068999
13 Hotel Clarks Amer 20.2 Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg, Ashok
Nagar, Jaipur, India , Rajasthan, India 302018
3824-4724 4 Tel: (+91-141) 2550616-19.
Fax: (+91-141) 2550013.
Mobile: 96105 69991, 98290 60163
14 The Fern - An Ecotel Hotel 21.4 Plot No. 3, Airport Plaza, Tonk Road, Durgpura, Chandrakala
Colony, Mata colony, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302016
4119-8999 4.3 0141 4121212
15 Radisson Blu Jaipur 21.5 Plot No. 5 - 6, Airport Plaza,Durgapura, Tonk Road Jaipur - 302018 ,India 4499-10474 4.6 +91 141 5198888
16 Ramada Jaipur 13.1 Govind Marg, Raja Park, Jaipur, Rajasthan, INDIA 5999-10500 4.5 +91 141 4066666


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