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The Second International Conference on Advances and Trends in Software Engineering


February 21 - 25, 2016 - Lisbon, Portugal

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  • Colocated with other events part of NexComm 2016
  • 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
  • A Doctoral Forum track is available for discussing and publishing early PhD thesis research
Submission (full paper)

October 5 October 29, 2015


Dec. 1 December 2, 2015


December 15, 2015

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January 11, 2016

ISSN: to be announced
ISBN: 978-1-61208-458-9

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.

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


Software requirements
Fundamentals on software engineering requirements; Informal and formal representation of software requirements; Languages, schemes, patterns, tools for gathering software requirements; Tracking implementation for specific requirements; Functional and non-functional requirements; Requirements for ambient systems software; Requirements for body networks software; Requirements for smart devices and applications; Requirements for wearable/implantable software; Requirements for embedded software; Requirements for adaptive software/systems; Uncertainty specification in software requirements; Requirements for software dedicated to Internet of Things; Special requirements for data centers and cloud applications; Requirements for mobile software; Tools for requirements gathering; Requirements tracking tools; Tools for requirements conflict detection

Software designing and production
Methodologies and tools for software design and deployment; Agile development; Model-driven software development and DSL design; Software design for interactive applications; Software design for web-driven services; Combining classical and Agile software development methods; Empirical software engineering methods; Specific methods for dedicated software; Formal models and methods; Parallel programming; Visual tools; Empirical distribution parameters; Package management systems; Crowdsourcing software development; Model checking specifications; Software product lines; Tools and platforms for software development and deployment; Code generation environments; Specification and implementation of patterns/antipatterns

Software reuse
Software reuse approaches; Pros and cons on software reuse; Software reuse failures and lessons learned; Automation and high level abstraction in software reuse; Reusable components; Third-party software and component reuse; Software reuse metrics; Reuse patterns; Software reuse candidates (specifications, designs, tests cases, data, prototypes, plans, documentation, frameworks, and templates); Online reuse aspects; Weak and strong reuse; Testing and validating reuse-based software; Duplication and reuse; Code clones; Detecting and measuring similarity in code clones; Open areas for research in software reuse

Software/hardware interfaces
General hardware/software modeling; Hardware/software interface codesign; Configurable and parametrized abstract interface architectures; Multi-processor system on chip interfaces; Interoperable hardware/software interfaces; Interface-based design methodology; Abstract models for concurrent hardware/software design; Interfaces for embedded software; Interfaces for ambient software; Interfaces for software in mobile/smart devices; Control flow; Parallel processing interfaces; Language translation modeling; Hardware/software partitioning

Agile software organization
Agile software organization structure; Agile teams and roles; Generalizing agile specialists; System integration in agile structures; Agile analysis and design; Scalable agile frameworks; Performance management in agile organizations; Metrics for agile software organization; Business models and agile origination; Strategy and guidance for agile software organization; Tools and guidance for agile-oriented business control

Software sustainability
Long lasting software; Environmental impact and economic balance; Modeling software product sustainability; Factors affecting software sustainability; Techniques for measuring sustainability; Formal and informal methods for software sustainability; Software sustainability and non-functional requirements; Software sustainability maturity model; Sustainable open source; Sustainability and reliability, (self-)adaptability, maintainability, context-awareness, agility; Software sustainability for green IT; Energy consumption and e-waste from computers during software upgrades; Governance models; Software sustainability and sustainable human behaviors; Operational risks, health and safety

Software testing and validation
Program analysis and software verification; Model-based testing; Testing system composition/orchestration; Data flow testing; Debugging and validation; Discovering vulnerabilities; Defects localization; Defects and failures in software libraries; Testing and run-time analysis based on verification technology; Testing evolving software;  Testing embedded applications; Testing citizen-oriented software; Testing game software; Testing apps and on-line software;  Testing web-based software;  Testing mobile software; Testing software for smart devices;  Testing  software for wearable services/devices; Testing APIs; Testing software-intensive systems; Malpractice process models;  Tools and methodologies for testing real-time software; Testing software performance; Testing for malware presence; Automatic testing methodologies; Software testing certification; Code validation; Metrics for software quality prediction

Maintenance and life-cycle management
Software rejuvenation; Software termination; Software duplication, redundancy; Software versions and configuration control; Software evolution; Conformance and traceability; Automated refactoring validation; Verification techniques; Software certification; Managing software versions; Maintenance over cross-platforms; Maintaining evolutionary code; Validation of software configuration changes; Software patching metrics; Software evolution quality metrics;  Removing unintentional implementations/features; Software visualization tools; Tasks-oriented maintenance; Updates dependency control; Maintenance for processing chains; Maintenance of clouds-based platforms; Maintenance of embedded software; Maintenance of automated tests;  Maintenance of open-sources; Maintenance for legacy systems; Maintenance based on empirical evidence; Feature-to-code tracking and maintaining; Maintenance of functional and non-functional features; Maintaining user-priority features; Costs of maintenance efforts

Software reliability, robustness, safety
Metrics and measurements, estimation, prediction of quality/reliability; Software reliability modeling; Automatic repair; Safety critical systems; Software defect prediction models; Software reliability testing; Reliability, availability, and safety of software systems; Risk-based testing; Validation and verification; Vulnerability analysis; Software dependability; Fault tolerance, survivability, and resilience of software systems; Bug fixing; Systems (hardware + software) reliability engineering; Services reliability engineering; Open source software reliability engineering; Safety-critical systems; Collision analysis to prevent hazards; Safety, assurance, certification; Supporting tools and automation; Industry use cases and best practices; Empirical studies and benchmarks

Software security
Security anomaly detection; Detecting software sabotage; Runtime dependability; Threats for software libraries; Data analytics for security verification; Internet threats and countermeasures; Open systems dependability; Trusted component reuse; Security and safety; Trusted software; Detecting code clones in malware; Authentication schemes and software; Trustworthiness in Cloud environments; Communication integrity in critical embedded systems; Latent security vulnerabilities

Challenges for dedicated software, platforms, and tools
Enterprise application integration; Platforms and tools for agile software;  Platforms an tools for special software; Lessons learned on domain-oriented software; eHealth software; Mobile applications; Software for smart devices; Software for mobile devices; Assistive software; Remote sensing software; Touch-user interfaces; Middleware software; Social networks software; Video-game software; Emerging interfaces; User-intensive web applications; Avionic software; Real-time software; Embedded software; Simulation software; Automotive software


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