Pages: pp. 306-308
We would like to thank the authors of all of the submitted papers for their interest in the special section on evaluation and improvement of software dependability. The support of former IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering Editor in Chief Jeff Kramer and the IEEE Computer Society staff was invaluable in the preparation of this section. Last but not least, we would like to thank more than 85 experts on different aspects of software dependability who served as reviewers. Providing detailed reviews of submitted papers in a timely fashion contributed to the success of this special section.