From the Director

Welcome to ISR

Welcome to the Institute for Software Research (ISR) at the University of California, Irvine.  ISR is the only Organized Research Unit in the University of California system with a focus on Software Research.  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.

Richard N. Taylor

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

2017 ISR Research Forum: Where Research Meets the Real World

Keynote: Owen O'Malley
Co-Founder and Technical Fellow
“Lessons from the Jungle of Open Source Big Data Development”
Keynote: Peri Tarr
Principal Research Staff Member
“Cognitive Software Engineering: Helping Developers Work Successfully in a Cognitive World”
Friday, June 2, 2017
ISR Distinguished Speaker

Peri Tarr

Principal Research Staff Member
“Cognitive Software Engineering: Helping Developers Work Successfully in a Cognitive World”
Friday, June 2, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
New Date

ISR Announcements

Professor Crista Lopes Announced as ISR Associate Director

It is my pleasure to announce the appointment of Professor Cristina (Crista) Lopes as Associate Director of UCI’s Institute for Software Research (ISR). 

Jun 01, 2016
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