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SESoS 2013 : International Workshop on Software Engineering for Systems-of-Systems


When Jul 2, 2013 - Jul 2, 2013
Where Montpellier, France
Submission Deadline Apr 15, 2013
Notification Due May 10, 2013
Final Version Due May 17, 2013
Categories    software engineering   software architecture   systems of systems

Call For Papers

SESoS 2013

International Workshop on Software Engineering for Systems-of-Systems
July 2, Montpellier, France

Joint workshop of 27th ECOOP, 9th ECMFA, and 7th ECSA -- Technically
co-sponsored by ACM SIGSOFT and ACM SIGPLAN.

Since the dawn of computing, the complexity of software and the
criticality of systems reliant on software have grown at a staggering
rate. In particular, software-intensive systems have been rapidly
evolved from being stand-alone systems in the past, to being part of
networked systems in the present, to becoming Systems-of-Systems (SoS)
in the coming future.

This workshop will provide researchers and practitioners with a forum
to exchange ideas and experiences, analyze research & development
issues, discuss promising solutions, and propose inspiring visions for
the future in the field of Software Engineering (SE) for Systems-
of-Systems (SoS). The aim of this first edition is to set up a research
agenda and lay the foundations for future developments in the SE for

The workshop focuses on theory and practice of how Software Engineering
should be explored to construct software-intensive SoS.

In this first edition, it will address open issues and emergent
approaches related to the:
- software architecture of SoS,
- model-based engineering of SoS,
- implementation of SoS.

Topics to be addressed are (but not limited to):
* SoS Analysis & Architecture
- Requirements engineering
- Architectural description
- Architectural evaluation
- Architectural evolution
* SoS Model-Based Engineering
- Modeling and simulation
- Model driven engineering
- Models at runtime
* SoS Construction and Evolution
- Techniques and technologies for SoS
- Service-orientation for SoS
- Component framework for SoS
- Evolutionary development
* Experience
- Industrial perspectives of SoS
- Successful case studies in SoS
* General Issues
- Characteristics of SoS
- Quality in SoS
- SoS development processes and project management
- Acquisition in the development of SoS
- Verification and validation of SoS
- Other supporting activities to develop SoS,
such as documentation and configuration management
* Future perspective, challenges, and directions of SoS research
and/or development

Two types of submissions are invited:
* Regular paper (up to eight pages): It must present contributions from
both academy and industry; and
* Position paper (up to four pages): It must present new ideas,
positions, or perspectives of research.

All papers submitted to the workshop must be unpublished original work
and must not be simultaneously under review or submitted elsewhere. All
papers will be judged on the basis of their clarity, relevance,
originality, and contribution.

All submissions must be in English and follow the ACM SIG Proceedings
Style, 2-column (Templates can be downloaded at

Submissions must be carried out in either PDF or Postscript format
through online upload to the workshop submission website at:

The accepted papers will be published in the SESoS Proceedings in the
ACM Digital Library ISBN 978-1-4503-2048-1.

Authors of accepted papers are required to register for the workshop
and attend the workshop in order to have the paper included in the

Submission deadline: April 15, 2013
Notification: May 10, 2013
Camera-ready copy: May 17, 2013
Workshop date: July 2, 2013

Flavio Oquendo, IRISA - Univ. of South Brittany, France
Paris Avgeriou, Univ. of Groningen, The Netherlands
Carlos E. Cuesta, Rey Juan Carlos Univ., Spain
Khalil Drira, LAAS-CNRS - Univ. of Toulouse, France
Elisa Yumi Nakagawa & Jose Carlos Maldonado, Univ. of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Andrea Zisman, City Univ. London, UK

Thais Batista, Federal Univ. of Rio Grande do Norte - UFRN, Brazil
Martin Becker, Fraunhofer IESE, Germany
Isabelle Borne, IRISA - Univ. of South Brittany, France
Ivica Crnkovic, Malardalen Univ., Sweden
Flavia Delicato, Federal Univ. of Rio de Janeiro - UFRJ, Brazil
Leticia Duboc, State Univ. of Rio de Janeiro - UERJ, Brazil
Laurence Duchien, Univ. Lille - INRIA, France
Holger Giese, Hasso Plattner Institute at the Univ. of Potsdam, Germany
Itana Gimenes, State Univ. of Maringa, Brazil
Ian Gorton, SEI - Software Engineering Institute, USA
Volker Gruhn, Univ. of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Wilhelm Hasselbring, Kiel Univ., Germany
Paola Inverardi, University of L'Aquila, Italy
Valerie Issarny, INRIA Paris, France
Rick Kazman, SEI and Univ. of Hawaii, USA
Philippe Kruchten, University of British Columbia, Canada
Emmanuel Letier, University College London, UK
Grace Lewis, SEI - Software Engineering Institute, USA
Antonia Lopes, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Sam Malek, George Mason Univ., USA
Tomi Mannisto, University of Helsinki, Finland
Raffaela Mirandola, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Henry Muccini, Univ. of L'Aquila, Italy
Claudia Raibulet, Univ. Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Cecilia M. F. Rubira, Univ. of Campinas - UNICAMP, Brazil
Salah Sadou, IRISA - Univ. of South Brittany, France
Claudia Maria L. Werner, Federal Univ. of Rio de Janeiro - UFRJ, Brazil
Danny Weyns, Linnaeus Univ., Sweden
Uwe Zdun, Univ. of Vienna, Austria
Liming Zhu, NICTA & UNSW, Australia

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