From the Director

Welcome to ISR

Welcome to the Institute for Software Research (ISR) at the University of California, Irvine.  ISR is a Center in the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences. Our goal is to advance software and information technology through research partnerships. Here at ISR, we have become the intersection between cutting edge software research and real world practice.

Over the years we have built an impressive community of academic software researchers and industrial innovators.  ISR offers a range of opportunities for participation and engagement. We invite you to join us as we continue to transform the field of Software Engineering.

Director Prof. Sam Malek

Featured Project

Code Topics

Topic modeling techniques show promise for mining the data stored in software repositories to understand the evolution of a system. This research seeks to explore how topic modeling techniques can aid in understanding the evolution of a software ecosystem.

Upcoming Events

Held in cooperation with ISR.

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 8:00am to Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 5:00pm
ISR Distinguished Speaker

Daniela Damian

“Never Alone: How Collaboration has Changed and Is Changing in Software Development”
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Southern California Software Engineering Symposium

Keynote: Keynote TBA
Friday, June 7, 2019

ISR Announcements

Richard N. Taylor Fellowship in Software Engineering Established

Prof. Richard N. TaylorThe UCI Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences (ICS) has announced the establishment of the Richard N. Taylor Fellowship in Software Engineering. This is the first fellowship in ICS specifically dedicated to software engineering.

Nov 02, 2018
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