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CONISOFT 2019 : IEEE 7th International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Innovation


When Oct 23, 2019 - Oct 25, 2019
Where Mexico City
Submission Deadline Jun 16, 2019
Notification Due Jul 22, 2019
Final Version Due Aug 25, 2019
Categories    software engineering   empirical software engineering   formal methods   software metrics

Call For Papers

The 7th International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Innovation (CONISOFT 2019) and the 3rd National Congress of Measurement and Estimation of Software (CNMES2019) will be held in Mexico City (CDMX, Mexico on October 23-25, 2019. The aim of the conference is to bring together practitioners and researchers from academia, industry, and government to advance the state of the art in Software Engineering, as well as generate synergy between academia and industry to define an agenda for collaboration to support and promote the development of the software industry in México and at the international level. Papers that combine theory and practice in Software Engineering are especially welcome.

*If required, in this edition we will be allowing virtual presentations for international authors.*

Submission Guidelines
The following paper categories are welcome:

Track 1: Scientific papers (original research, basic and experimental). Papers written in English or Spanish. Works will be presented as long papers (up to 10 pages.)
Track 2: Teaching experiences. Papers written in English or Spanish. Works will be presented as short papers (up to 6 pages.)
Track 3: Work in progress: Bachelor, Master and Doctorate works. Papers written in English or Spanish. Works will be presented as short papers (up to 6 pages.)
Track 4: Industry experience papers (situations experienced in the industry, success stories). Papers written in English or Spanish. Works will be presented as short papers (up to 6 pages.)
Track 5: CNMES2019: Papers (original research, basic and experimental) up to 10 pages, Industrial case studies related to formal metrics, mainly functional size measurement and estimation, up to 6 pages.
Papers must be original works, not have been published before, nor subjected simultaneously to other events.

Submitted papers will be evaluated by an international technical committee composed of renowned researchers and professionals, which can be consulted in the Web site of the conference.

Paper structure:
The characteristics of the types of works and their structure can be consulted in the Web site of the conference. To prepare your paper, please use the “guide for authors” of the IEEE Computer Society editorial board:

Or download the template from:


Please submit a blinded version of your paper with no authors details.
Be aware that papers must be consistent and remain in the language originally submitted (English or Spanish.)
For paper submission please visit the EasyChair link:

List of Topics
1. Core themes:
• Requirements engineering.
• Systems modeling: languages, mechanisms of formalization.
• Architecture and software design.
• Models and quality systems.
• Process models.
2. Empirical Software Engineering:
• Empirical Methods.
• Statistical Methods and Measurement
• Simulation Methods.
• Missing Data in Software Engineering.
• Experimentation in Software Engineering.
• Human Factors in Software Engineering.
3. Formal methods:
• Theoretical basis for software engineering.
• Formal methods for software engineering.
• Experimental evaluation and validation.
• The split between industry practice and academic research.
4. Trends in Software Engineering:
• Construction of complex systems: recommendation systems.
• Software engineering for very small mobile software applications and context, and very large software ecosystems.
• Modeling and knowledge management.
• Support methodologies: agents-based methodologies, natural language processing, machine learning.
• Software Engineering for Cloud Computing,
• Big Data, Social Computing.
5. Interaction with other disciplines:
• User-centered design: human-computer interaction, usability engineering.
• Social Issues in software engineering: psychology, sociology.
6. Software metrics:
• Software measurement.
• Software projects estimation.
• Software quantitative evaluation.

CONISOFT 2018 is promoted by the Mexican Thematic Network of Software Engineering (“Red Temática Mexicana de Ingeniería de Software”, In Spanish) integrated by the following universities:

Universidad Autonoma de Baja California,
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico,
Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi,
Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan,
Universidad Veracruzana,
Instituto Tecnologico de Hermosillo,
Universidad Tecnologica de la Mixteca,
Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana,
Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez,
Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas,
Universidad Popular Autonoma del Estado de Puebla.
Standing Committee
Hanna Oktaba, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (México)
Reyes Juárez Ramírez, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (México)
Alain Abran, École de Technologie Supérieure - Université du Québec (Canada)
Mario Piattini Velthuis, Universidad de Castilla – La Mancha (Spain)
Organizing committee
Guadalupe Ibargüengoitia, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (México)
Brenda Leticia Flores Ríos, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (México)
Omar Salvador Gómez Gómez, E.S. Politécnica de Chimborazo (Ecuador)
César Arturo Guerra García, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí (México)
Carlos Mario Zapata Jaramillo, Universidad Nacional de Colombia (Colombia)
Carlos Alberto Fernández y Fernández, Universidad Tecnológica de la Mixteca (México)
Jorge Aguilar Cisneros, UPAEP (México)
Francisco Valdés Souto, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (México)
Technical Committee
In this edition the Technical Committee is integrated by high qualified researchers in the area of Software Engineering and close related disciplines.

Please, see this link for more information about the Technical Committee:

General Chair: Reyes Juárez Ramírez (México); Héctor Gerardo Pérez González, CONISOFT co-chair, (México)

(a) Accepted papers in English, from Track 1, will be submitted for inclusion in IEEE Xplore and other indexing databases.
(b) Accepted papers, from Tracks 2, 3, 4 and 5 (and Spanish papers from Track 1), will be integrated and published in an indexed journal (to be confirmed).
(c) Based on the quality of the submissions, we are considering publishing best papers in a post-workshop special book in Springer (This could require an additional payment to Springer).
Authors will be required to provide expanded versions of their submissions, which will undergo an additional review process for inclusion in the special edition.

CONISOFT 2019 is hosted by Palacio de Minería, Facutlad de Ingeniería, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City.

The Palace of Mining, also Palace of Mines, (Spanish: Palacio de Minería) in Mexico City is one of the masterpieces of Neoclassical architecture in the Americas. It was designed and built between 1797 and 1813 by Valencian Spanish sculptor and architect Manuel Tolsá. It was built to house the Royal School of Mines and Mining of the Royal Court at the request of its director, Fausto Elhuyar, a scientifically-trained mineralogist. Later it housed other institutions such as the National University, the School of Engineering, College of Mines and the Physics Institute of the National Autonomous University of Mexico.

Mexico City, or the City of Mexico, is the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America. Mexico City is one of the most important cultural and financial centres in the Americas. It is located in the Valley of Mexico (Valle de México), a large valley in the high plateaus in the center of Mexico, at an altitude of 2,240 meters (7,350 ft).


Reyes Juárez Ramírez (General Chair)
Universidad Autónoma de Baja California,
Facultad de Ciencias Químicas e Ingeniería,
Calzada Universidad 14418, Parque Industrial
Internacional Tijuana, Tijuana, B.C.
C.P. 22390, México. Tel.: +52 664 9797500, ext. 54335

Alejandro Velazquez Mena (Chair)
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México,
Facultad de Ingeniería.
Ciudad de México. México.
Tel.: + 52 (55) 56 22 30 68

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