We invite the submission of papers describing original and unpublished results of empirical research in all areas of Software Engineering. Submissions report completed research, advanced work-in-progress, or experiences in the topics related to any aspect of empirical software engineering that include, but are not limited to:
- Experiments and Quasi-experiments
- Case Studies
- Survey Research
- Ethnographic and Observational Studies
- Field Studies
- Action Research
- Replications of Empirical Studies
- Experience Reports
- Systematic reviews, mapping studies and meta-analyses
- Tools to support evaluation
- Methodological Issues and Practices
We also welcome submissions from industry including experiences of assessing current practice, adopting and evaluating new technologies, gathering local evidence via experiments, pilot studies, case studies, etc.
We invite submissions in the following forms:
- Regular research papers (max. 10 pages)
- Systematic literature reviews (max. 10 pages plus up to 2 extra pages of references)
- Short papers and Work-in-Progress (max. 6 pages)
- Doctoral Submissions (max. 4 pages)
- Industry Presentations (max. 4 pages)
- Tool papers (max. 5 pages)
Submitted papers must be written in English, should not have been submitted for review or published elsewhere, and must conform to the ACM Proceedings Format and will be accepted via EasyChair. Regular papers and systematic reviews will be reviewed by at least three members of the programme committee. Papers that do not comply with the formatting guidelines or page length limitations will be desk rejected without review.
To submit your contribution, please go to EasyChair. Please take care to select the right track when submitting your contribution.
A selection of best papers will be invited to submit extended versions for tentative publication in a Special Section of the journal of Information and Software Technology published by Elsevier http://www.elsevier.com/locate/infsof.