CISPA is currently in the founding process to join the German Helmholtz Association as a new member. It is consequently undergoing significant organizational changes, which are not yet reflected on this webpage.

For further information on the above mentioned founding process, please refer to the official press release by the State Chancellery of Saarland.

Recent News on the Transformation Process


The location of the first construction phase has been agreed upon. For further information, please refer to the official press release .

Publication Details

Extrinsic Influence Factors in Software Reliability: A Study of 200,000 Windows Machines

Christian Bird, Venkatesh-Prasad Ranganath, Thomas Zimmermann, Nachiappan Nagappan, Andreas Zeller

Companion Proceedings of the 36th International Conference on Software Engineering, pp. 205–214, 2014, ISBN: 978-1-4503-2768-8.

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