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CSMR 2013 : 17th European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering


Conference Series : Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering
When Mar 5, 2013 - Mar 8, 2013
Where Genova, Italy
Abstract Registration Due Oct 12, 2012
Submission Deadline Oct 19, 2012
Notification Due Nov 21, 2012
Categories    software maintenance   software reengineering

Call For Papers


CSMR 2013 - 17th European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering

March 5-8 2013, Genova, Italy
twitter: @csmr_eu

Sponsored by IEEE Computer Society and IEEE TCSE.

The European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering
(CSMR) is the premier European conference on the theory and practice
of maintenance, reengineering and evolution of software systems. It
promotes discussion and interaction among researchers and
practitioners about the development of maintainable systems, and the
evolution, migration and reengineering of the existing ones.

The conference will be held in Genova (Italy), the city of lighthouse.
CSMR is supported by the Reengineering Forum (REF). All accepted
contributions will be published by the IEEE Computer Society Press.
Details on the submission process will be available soon on the
conference website. Authors of the most mature and promising papers
will be invited to submit an extended version of their manuscript to a
special issue of an international journal (under negotiation).

CSMR 2013 will feature technical research paper sessions, workshops,
tutorials, an early research achievements track, an industry paper
track, a tool demonstration track, a doctoral symposium and a special
track on European research projects within the field of software
maintenance and reengineering.


Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

- Tools, formalisms and methods supporting the evolution of software
systems, software architectures and software models.
- Methods and techniques to assess, enable, improve and certify
maintainability and evolvability of software intensive systems.
- Techniques and approaches for software analysis, comprehension, and
- Process models for software maintenance, reengineering, and evolution.
- Experience reports on maintenance and reengineering of large-scale systems.
- Empirical studies in software reengineering, maintenance, evolution
and renovation.
- Evaluation, assessment and benchmarks of reverse engineering and
reengineering tools.
- Education-related issues to evolution, maintenance and reengineering.
- Language support for software maintenance and evolution.
- Migration and evolution in emerging paradigms (SOA, cloud, AOP,
multi-core computing and the like).


Research papers (10 pages) should describe original and significant
work in the research and practice of software maintenance and
reengineering. Theoretical results, case studies, empirical research
and experiments are particularly welcome.


The ERA track papers (6 pages) should present great ideas and
promising work in early stages of research. The submissions do not
require full evaluation. The topics of interest are the same as the
main research track. Participants will have the opportunity to present
a summary of their work in form of a short paper and of a poster.


The industry track papers (4 pages) should discuss industrial practice
and experience reports describing problems (and their solutions)
encountered in real applications.


Tool demonstration track papers (4 pages) should include information on
the theory, models, and infrastructure of the demonstrated tool.
Challenges related to the use and adoption of the
demonstrated tool should also be included.


The doctoral symposium track is for those who are currently working
on or have recently completed their PhD thesis. The papers (4 pages)
should describe a summary of their research.


The European track papers (4 pages) should give an overview on ongoing
or recently completed projects (both national and international) in
Europe related to maintenance and/or reengineering.


Workshop proposals should include the names and affiliations of the
organizers, a description of the topic, the intended audience, and the
proposed format of the session. Once the proposal is accepted the
organizers should submit a paper describing the nature of the workshop
area, related work, and its anticipated impact.


Technical Papers:
Abstract Submission Oct 12, 2012 (extended)
Paper Submission Oct 19, 2012 (extended)
Notification to Authors Nov 21, 2012

Proposal Submission Oct 21, 2012
Notification to Authors Oct 28, 2012

Satellite Events:
(Early Research Achievements, Industrial Track, Tool Demonstrations,
Doctoral Symposium, European Projects Track)
Abstract Submission Nov 28, 2012
Full Submission Dec 5, 2012
Notification to Authors Jan 5, 2013

Note: All submission deadlines are 11:59 PM (AOE time) on the dates indicated.


General Chair:
Maura Cerioli, University of Genova

Program Chairs:
Anthony Cleve, University of Namur
Filippo Ricca, University of Genova

Early Research Achievements Chairs:
Andy Zaidman, Delft University of Technology
Ali Mesbah, University of British Columbia

Tool Demonstrations Chairs:
Xavier Blanc, University Bordeaux 1
Jacques Klein, University of Luxemburg

Doctoral Symposium Chairs:
Massimiliano Di Penta, University of Sannio
Radu Marinescu, University of Timisoara

European Track Chairs:
Alessandro Marchetto, FBK-Irst
Tanja E.J. Vos, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia

Industrial Chairs:
Joost Visser, Software Improvement Group (SIG)

Workshop Chairs:
Walter Cazzola, University of Milano
Michel Wermelinger, The Open University

Tutorial Chair:
Jens Knodel, Fraunhofer IESE

Publicity Chair:
Alberto Bacchelli, University of Lugano

Web Chair:
Maurizio Leotta, University of Genova

Local Chair:
Gianna Reggio, University of Genova

Elliot Chikofsky, Reengineering Forum

Program Committees and Steering Committee:

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