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The Eighth International Conference on Software Engineering Advances

ICSEA 2013
October 27 - November 1, 2013 - Venice, Italy

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  • Colocated with other events part of SoftNet 2013
  • Posters will be presented during the conference
  • A Work in Progress track is available for preliminary work
  • A Research Ideas track is available for ideas in early stages
Submission (full paper) May 28, 2013 June 20, 2013
Notification July 29, 2013
Registration August 15, 2013
Camera ready August 22, 2013

ISSN: 2308-4235
ISBN: 978-1-61208-304-9

Published by IARIA XPS Press

Archived in the free access ThinkMindTM Digital Library
Prints available at Curran Associates, Inc.
Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions to a IARIA Journal
Articles will be submitted to appropriate indexes.

All tracks/topics are open to both research and industry contributions.


Advances in fundamentals for software development
Fundamentals in software development; Software architecture, patterns, frameworks; Software analysis and model checking; Software architectural scalability; Requirements engineering and design; Software design (methodologies, patterns, experiences, views, design by contract, design by responsibilities, etc.); Software modeling (OO, non-OO, MDA, SOA, patterns, UML, etc.); Software process and workflow; Software validation and verification; Software testing and testing tools; Software implementation; Software project management (risk analysis, dependencies, etc.); Component-based software development; Service-oriented software development; Software security-based development; Aspect-oriented software development

Advanced mechanisms for software development
Software composition; Process composition and refactoring; Co-design and codeplay; Software dependencies; Plug&play software; Adaptive software; Context-sensitive software; Policy-driven software design; Software rejuvenation; Feature interaction detection and resolution; Embedded software; Parallel and distributed software

Advanced design tools for developing software
Formal specifications in software; Programming mechanisms (real-time, multi-threads, etc.); Programming techniques (feature-oriented, aspects-oriented, generative programming, agents-oriented, contextual-oriented, incremental, stratified, etc.); Requirement specification languages; Programming languages; Automation of software design and implementation; Software design with highly distributed resources (GRID); Web service based software; Scenario-based model synthesis; Merging partial behavioral models; Partial goal/requirement satisfaction

Advanced facilities for accessing software
Information modeling; GUI related software; Computer-aided software design; Hierarchical APIs; APIs roles in software development; Ontology support for Web Services; Rapid prototyping tools; Embedded software quality; Thread modeling; Flexible Objects; Use cases; Visual Modeling

Software performance
Software performance modeling; Software performance engineering (UML diagrams, Process algebra, Petri nets, etc.); Software performance requirements; Performance forecast for specific applications; Performance testing; Web-service based software performance; Performance of rule-based software; Methods for performance improvements; Software performance experience reports; Program failures experiences; Error ranking via correlation; Empirical evaluation of defects

Software security, privacy, safeness
Security requirements, design, and engineering; Software safety and security; Security, privacy and safeness in software; Software vulnerabilities; Assessing risks in software; Software for online banking and transactions; Software trace analysis; Software uncertainties; Dynamic detection of likely invariants; Human trust in interactive software; Memory safety; Safety software reuse; High confidence software; Trusted computing; Next generation secure computing

Advances in software testing
Formal approaches for test specifications; Advanced testing methodologies; Static and dynamic analysis; Strategies for testing nondeterministic systems; Testing software releases; Generating tests suites; Evolutionary testing of embedded systems; Algorithmic testing; Exhaustive testing; Black-box testing; Testing at the design level; Testing reactive software; Empirical evaluation

Specialized software advanced applications
Database related software; Software for disaster recovery applications; Software for mobile vehicles; Biomedical-related software; Biometrics related software; Mission critical software; Real-time software; E-health related software; Military software; Crisis-situation software; Software for Bluetooth and mobile phones; Multimedia software applications

Web Accessibility
Design approaches, techniques,  and tools to support Web accessibility; Best practices for evaluation, testing reviews and repair techniques; Accessibility across the entire system lifecycle; Accessibility within e-organizations: good practices and experiences; Industry and research collaboration, learning from practice, and technology transfer; Mobile Internet-Web Accessibility; Developing user interfaces for different devices; Dealing with different interaction modalities; Web authoring guidelines and tools; Accessibility and other core areas related to the Web user experience; (UX): Usability, Findability, Valuability, Credibility, etc.; Innovations in assistive technologies for the Web; Accessible graphic formats and tools for their creation; Adaptive Web accessibility; Accessibility and information architecture; Universally accessible graphical design approaches; User Profiling; Cognitive and behavioral psychology of end user experiences and scenarios

Open source software
Open source software (OSS) methodologies; OSS development and debugging; Security in OSS; Performance of OSS; OSS roles and responsibilities; OSS incremental development; Division of labor and coordination mechanisms; Distribution of decision-making; Operational boundaries; Experience reports and lessons learned; Versioning management; Towards generalizing the OSS methodologies and practices; Open source licensing; Industrial movement towards open source

Agile software techniques
Agile software methodologies and practices (extreme programming, scrum, feature-driven, etc.); Agile modeling (serial in the large, iterative in the small); Agile model driven design; Agile methodologies for embedded software; Software metrics for agile projects; Lifecycle for agile software development; Agile user experience design; Agility via program automation; Testing into an agile environment; Agile project planning; Agile unified process

Software deployment and maintenance
Software in small and large organizations; Deploying and maintaining open source software; Software maintenance; Software assurance; Patching; Run-time vulnerability checking; Software rejuvenation; Software updates; Partial or temporary feature deprecation; Multi-point software deployment and configuration; On-line software updates

Software engineering techniques, metrics, and formalisms
Software reuse; Software quality metrics (complexity, empiric metrics, etc.); Software re-engineering (reverse engineering); Software composition; Software integration; Consistency checking; Real-time software development; Temporal specification; Model checking; Theorem provers; Modular reasoning; Petri Nets; Formalisms for behavior specification; Advanced techniques for autonomic components and systems

Business technology
Enterprise Content Managements (ECMs); Business Intelligence (BI); Enterprise Portals; Business Process Management (BPM); Corporate Performance Management (CPM); Enterprise Data Warehouse; Web Publishing; Cloud Computing; Virtualisation; Data Mining; Workflows; Business Rules Management (BRM); Data Capturing

Software economics, adoption, and education
Patenting software; Software licensing; Software economics; Software engineering education; Academic and industrial views on software adoption and education; Good-to-great in software adoption and improvement; Software knowledge management

Improving productivity in research on software engineering
Developing frameworks to support research; Methods and tools to improving the research environment; Supporting domain specific research needs; Teaching research skills in Computer Science; Experience reports on well developed research processes; Experience reports on empirical approaches to software engineering research; Approaches to supporting higher degree students in their research; Approaches to enlarge the research / teaching nexus to improve academics productivity; Approaches to integration between university research and industry research; Tools to support the research process; Software process improvement framework (CMMI, etc.); Quality improvement framework; Process simulation and measurement; Test improvement framework


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