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Call for Papers

ICSOFT is sponsored by INSTICC – Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication

SCOPE

The purpose of the ICSOFT 2019, the 14th International Conference on Software Technologies, is to bring together researchers, engineers and practitioners interested on software technologies. The conference areas are "Software Engineering and Systems Development", "Software Systems and Applications" and "Foundational and Trigger Technologies".

Papers describing original work are invited in any of the areas listed below. Accepted papers, presented at the conference by one of the authors, will be published in the Proceedings of ICSOFT with an ISBN. Acceptance will be based on quality, relevance and originality. Both full research reports and work-in-progress reports are welcome. There will be both oral and poster sessions.

Special sessions, dedicated to case-studies and commercial presentations, as well as tutorials dedicated to technical/scientific topics are also envisaged: companies interested in presenting their products/methodologies or researchers interested in holding a tutorial, workshop or special session are invited to contact the conference secretariat or visit the conference website.

CONFERENCE AREAS

Each of these topic areas is expanded below but the sub-topics list is not exhaustive. Papers may address one or more of the listed sub-topics, although authors should not feel limited by them. Unlisted but related sub-topics are also acceptable, provided they fit in one of the following main topic areas:

1. SOFTWARE ENGINEERING AND SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT
2. SOFTWARE SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS
3. FOUNDATIONAL AND TRIGGER TECHNOLOGIES


AREA 1: SOFTWARE ENGINEERING AND SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT


  • Agile Development
  • Architectural Design, Refactoring and Patterns
  • Automated Software Engineering
  • Change and Configuration Management
  • Data-driven Software Engineering
  • Empirical Software Engineering
  • Formal Methods
  • Mobile and Cross Platform Development
  • Model-driven Software Engineering
  • Open Source Development
  • People Management
  • Process Modeling
  • Programming Frameworks and Platforms
  • Project Management
  • Quality Management
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Software Engineering Tools
  • Software Development Lifecycle
  • Software and Systems Modeling
  • Risk Management
  • Software Project Planning and Tracking
  • Testing and Testability
  • User-centered Design

AREA 2: SOFTWARE SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS


  • Agent and Multi-agent Systems
  • Ambient Intelligence and Digital Ecosystems
  • Application Software
  • Artificial Intelligence Applications
  • Complex Systems
  • Cyber-physical Systems
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Embedded Systems
  • Enterprise Systems and Applications
  • Government Systems and Applications
  • Mobile Apps
  • Real-time Systems
  • Robotics
  • Social Systems and Applications
  • Software Product Line
  • System Software
  • Web Systems and Applications
  • 3D Printing

AREA 3: FOUNDATIONAL AND TRIGGER TECHNOLOGIES


  • Big Data and Data Science
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cybersecurity Technologies
  • Digital Divide Technology Factors
  • High performance computing
  • Image Processing and Computer Vision
  • Information Age and Digital Revolution
  • Internet of Things
  • Mobile Technologies
  • Natural Language Technologies
  • Network and Data Communications
  • Software as a Service
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality
  • Web Technologies

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Manfred ReichertUlm University, Germany
Michael G. HincheyLero, University of Limerick, Ireland

PAPER SUBMISSION

Authors should submit a paper in English, carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling, addressing one or several of the conference areas or topics. Each paper should clearly indicate the nature of its technical/scientific contribution, and the problems, domains or environments to which it is applicable. To facilitate the double-blind paper evaluation method, authors are kindly requested to produce and provide the paper WITHOUT any reference to any of the authors, including the authors’ personal details, the acknowledgments section of the paper and any other reference that may disclose the authors’ identity.

Only original papers should be submitted. Authors are advised to read INSTICC's ethical norms regarding plagiarism and self-plagiarism thoroughly before submitting and must make sure that their submissions do not substantially overlap work which has been published elsewhere or simultaneously submitted to a journal or another conference with proceedings. Papers that contain any form of plagiarism will be rejected without reviews.

Authors can submit their work in the form of a Regular Paper, representing completed and validated research, or as a Position Paper, portraying a short report of work in progress or an arguable opinion about an issue discussing ideas, facts, situations, methods, procedures or results of scientific research focused on one of the conference topic areas. All papers must be submitted through the online submission platform PRIMORIS and should follow the instructions and templates that can be found under Guidelines and Templates. After the paper submission has been successfully completed, authors will receive an automatic confirmation e-mail.

PUBLICATIONS

All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on digital support.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/) and every paper on our digital library is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI/ISI), DBLP, EI (Elsevier Engineering Village Index), Scopus, Semantic Scholar and Google Scholar.

SECRETARIAT

ICSOFT Secretariat
Address: Av. D. Manuel I, 27A, 2º esq.
             2910-595 Setubal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 520 185
Fax: +351 265 520 186
e-mail: icsoft.secretariat@insticc.org
Web: http://www.icsoft.org/

VENUE

The conference will be held at the Vienna House Diplomat Prague, Prague, Czech Republic.

The Vienna House Diplomat Prague is located in the diplomatic district, close to the historic centre. Where better to meet and enjoy the good life than where diplomacy prevails? The hotel is one of the most popular conference venues and the views over the rooftops alone make a visit worthwhile. From the wellness area the Castle seem within one's grasp.

CONFERENCE CHAIR

Leszek MaciaszekWroclaw University of Economics, Poland and Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

PROGRAM CHAIR

Marten van SinderenUniversity of Twente, Netherlands

PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Markus Aleksy, ABB Corporate Research Center, Germany
Waleed Alsabhan, KACST, United Kingdom
Soumyadip Bandyopadhyay, Hasso Plattner Institute, Germany
Davide Basile, ISTI CNR Pisa, Italy
Bernhard Bauer, University of Augsburg, Germany
Wolfgang Bein, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, United States
Fevzi Belli, Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey
Mario Bernardi, Giustino Fortunato University, Italy
Jorge Bernardino, Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra - ISEC, Portugal
Mario Berón, Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Argentina
Marcello Bersani, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Thomas Buchmann, University of Bayreuth, Germany
Andrea Burattin, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Miroslav Bureš, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic
Nelio Cacho, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Gerardo Canfora, University of Sannio, Italy
Ana Cavalli, Institute TELECOM SudParis, France
Rem Collier, University College Dublin, Ireland
Agostino Cortesi, Università Ca' Foscari di Venezia, Italy
Lidia López Cuesta, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Boguslaw Cyganek, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
António Miguel da Cruz, Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal
Sergiu Dascalu, University of Nevada, Reno, United States
Cléver Ricardo de Farias, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Jaime Delgado, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Steven Demurjian, University of Connecticut, United States
Chiara Di Francescomarino, FBK-IRST, Italy
Morgan Ericsson, Linnaeus University, Sweden
Anne Etien, Université Lille 1, France
João Faria, FEUP - Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, Portugal
Luis Fernandez Sanz, University of Alcala, Spain
Cristina Gacek, City University London, United Kingdom
Matthias Galster, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Felix Garcia Clemente, University of Murcia, Spain
Mauro Gaspari, University of Bologna, Italy
Hamza Gharsellaoui, Al-Jouf College of Technology, TVTC, Saudi Arabia
Paola Giannini, University of Piemonte Orientale, Italy
John Gibson, Mines-Telecom - Telecom SudParis, France
Ana Gil, University of Salamanca, Spain
Gregor Grambow, AristaFlow GmbH, Germany
Christiane Gresse von Wangenheim, UFSC - Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Hatim Hafiddi, INPT, Morocco
Slimane Hammoudi, ESEO, MODESTE, France
Jean Hauck, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Pedro Henriques, University of Minho, Portugal
Jose Herrera, Universidad del Cauca, Colombia
Mercedes Hidalgo-Herrero, Universidad Complutense De Madrid, Spain
Jose R. Hilera, University of Alcala, Spain
Andreas Holzinger, Medical University Graz, Austria
Jang-Eui Hong, Chungbuk National University, Korea, Republic of
Shihong Huang, Florida Atlantic University, United States
Zbigniew Huzar, Univ. of Wroclaw, Poland
Judit Jasz, University of Szeged, Hungary
Bo Jørgensen, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Maria Jose Escalona, University of Seville, Spain
Carlos Juiz, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Spain
Hermann Kaindl, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Dimitris Karagiannis, University of Vienna, Austria
Bill Karakostas, City University, United Kingdom
Carlos Kavka, ESTECO SpA, Italy
Dean Kelley, Minnesota State University, United States
Foutse Khomh, École Polytechnique, Canada
Mieczyslaw Kokar, Northeastern University, United States
Jitka Komarkova, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic
Jun Kong, North Dakota State University, United States
Martin Kropp, University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland, Switzerland
Winfried Kühnhauser, Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany
Rob Kusters, Eindhoven University of Technology & Open University of the Netherlands, Netherlands
Wing Kwong, Hofstra University, United States
Giuseppe Lami, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy
Yu Lei, The University of Texas at Arlington, United States
Pierre Leone, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Sérgio Lopes, University of Minho, Portugal
David Lorenz, Open University, Israel
Ivan Lukovic, University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Serbia
Stephane Maag, Telecom SudParis, France
Ivano Malavolta, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
Eda Marchetti, ISTI-CNR, Italy
Katsuhisa Maruyama, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
Manuel Mazzara, Innopolis University, Russian Federation
Hamid Mcheick, University of Quebec at Chicoutimi, Canada
Fuensanta Medina-Dominguez, Carlos III Technical University of Madrid, Spain
Francesco Mercaldo, National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Italy
Antoni Mesquida Calafat, Universitat de les Illes Balears (UIB), Spain
Gergely Mezei, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
Marian Mihaescu, University of Craiova, Romania
Mattia Monga, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Antao Moura, Federal Universisty of Campina Grande (UFCG), Brazil
Takako Nakatani, The Open University of Japan, Japan
Joan Navarro, La Salle - Universitat Ramon Llull, Spain
Elena Navarro, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Viorel Negru, West University of Timisoara, Romania
Paolo Nesi, University of Florence, Italy
Flavio Oquendo, European University of Brittany - IRISA-UBS, France
Claus Pahl, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Marcos Palacios, University of Oviedo, Spain
Luis Pedro, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Jennifer Pérez, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Spain
Dana Petcu, West University of Timisoara, Romania
Dietmar Pfahl, University of Tartu, Estonia
Giuseppe Polese, Università Degli Studi Di Salerno, Italy
Stefano Quer, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Traian Rebedea, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania
Werner Retschitzegger, Johannes Kepler University, Austria
Ralf Reussner, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
Marcela Xavier Ribeiro, Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil
Colette Rolland, Université De Paris1 Panthèon Sorbonne, France
Matteo Rossi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Gustavo Rossi, Lifia, Argentina
Stuart Rubin, University of California San Diego, United States
Gunter Saake, Institute of Technical and Business Information Systems, Germany
Davide Sangiorgi, Università di Bologna, Italy
Nickolas Sapidis, University of Western Macedonia, Greece
Elad Schiller, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Lionel Seinturier, University of Lille, France
Istvan Siket, Hungarian Academy of Science, Research Group on Artificial Intelligence, Hungary
Harvey Siy, University of Nebraska at Omaha, United States
Anongnart Srivihok, Kasetsart University, Thailand
Miroslaw Staron, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Anca-Juliana Stoica, Uppsala University, Sweden
Ketil Stølen, SINTEF, Norway
Hiroki Suguri, Miyagi University, Japan
Claudine Toffolon, Université du Maine, France
Joseph Trienekens, Open University Heerlen, Netherlands
Dessislava Vassileva, Sofia University “st. Kliment Ohridski”, Bulgaria
László Vidács, University of Szeged, Hungary
Gianluigi Viscusi, EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland
Qing Wang, , China
Yan Wang, Google, United States
Dietmar Wikarski, TH Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Dietmar Winkler, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Andreas Winter, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Germany
Adam Wojciechowski, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Jinhui Yao, Xerox Research, United States
Murat Yilmaz, Çankaya University, Turkey
Jingyu Zhang, Macquarie University, Australia
Zheying Zhang, University of Tampere, Finland
Hong Zhu, Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom

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