The 25th IFIP International Conference on Testing Software and Systems
Nov 13-15, 2013
Istanbul, Turkey

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Conference History

ICTSS 2013 is the fourth instance of ICTSS, which is the merge of the two conference series TestCom and FATES.

Conference on Testing of Communicating Systems (TESTCOM)

Formerly TESTCOM was known as the International Workshop for Protocol Test Systems (IWPTS). Nine workshops took place:

  • IWPTS'88: Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • IWPTS'89: Berlin, Germany, Oct. 1989
  • IWPTS'90: McLean, Virginia, U.S.A., Oct. 1990
  • IWPTS'91: Leidschendam, Netherlands, Oct. 1991
  • IWPTS'92: Montréal, Canada, Sept. 1992
  • IWPTS'93: Pau, France, Sept. 1993
  • IWPTS'94: Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 1994
  • IWPTS'95: Evry, France, Sept.1995
  • IWPTS'96: Darmstadt, Germany, Sept. 1996

In 1997 it became the International Workshop on Testing of Communicating Systems (IWTCS). There were three workshops:<\p>

  • IWTCS'97: Cheju Island, Korea, Sept. 1997
  • IWTCS'98: Tomsk, Russia, Aug.-Sept. 1998
  • IWTCS'99: Budapest, Hungary, Sept. 1999

Since 2000 the conference is called the International Conference on Testing of Communicating Systems (TESTCOM). The conference locations have been as follows:

Formal Approaches to Testing of Software (FATES)

TESTCOM/FATES 2007 is the 7th event in the series.

In 2007, 2008, 2009, as a joint event TESTCOM/FATES.