Welcome to the web site of the 23rd IEEE International Conference on Program Comprehension! Program reading and comprehension (or understanding) is a vital software engineering and maintenance activity, such as software reuse, inspection, maintenance, reverse engineering, reengineering, migration, and extension of existing software systems.

The IEEE International Conference on Program Comprehension (ICPC) is the principal venue for works in the area of program comprehension, and it promises to provide a quality forum for researchers and practitioners from academia, industry, and government to present and to discuss state-of-the-art results and best practices in the field of program comprehension.

The 2015 edition of the International Conference on Program Comprehension (ICPC) will be held in Florence (Italy) co-located with the 37th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE'15). A special issue based on selection of best papers from ICPC 2015 will be published in Springer’s Journal of Empirical Software Engineering (EMSE).

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18/04/2015 - ICPC 2015 Program is now online! See the Program page.

20/03/2015 - Some acceptance stats. Research: 23 accepted papers out of 73 submissions. ERA: 7 accepted papers out of 22. Tool: 4 accepted papers out of 5. Industry: 3 accepted papers out of 5.

20/02/2015 - The deadlines for the ICPC’15 ERA and Tool Demo Track have been extended to February 24!

13/02/2015 - The deadline for submission to ERA, Tool Demonstration, and Industry tracks at ICPC 2015 is approaching! (20th February)

03/02/2015 - The ICPC 2015 social event will be held on May 18, 2015 at Castello Vicchiomaggio. It will include a guided tour to the historical wine cellars of the castle, a wine tasting in the garden, and the dinner in the hall "Lorenzo Il Magnifico" of the castle.

01/02/2015 - ICPC 2015 received a record number of 74 technical full papers!

23/01/2015 - To give authors more time to finalize their ICPC submission, the deadline for Research papers submission is extended to January 30th, 2015.

21/01/2015 - Details about the ICPC 2015 keynote by Andreas Zeller are now in the Program page.

16/10/2014 - Andreas Zeller from the Saarland University (Germany) will give the ICPC 2015 keynote. Stay tuned for further details.

17/09/2014 - The best papers of the ICPC 2015 research track will be invited to submit extended, revised versions to a special issue of the Journal of Empirical Software Engineering (EMSE). Also for the first time in the ICPC history, the best paper of the ERA track will have the opportunity to be revised and extended in the ICPC 2015 special issue.

12/09/2014 - The call for papers is now online!

25/11/2013 - ICPC will be co-located with the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2015)

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