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Call: ICSME 2022

Friday, March 25, 2022 to Friday, August 26, 2022

Event Details

*** Second Call for Contributions ***

38th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and
Evolution (ICSME 2022)

3–7 October, 2022, 4* Atlantica Miramare Beach Hotel, Limassol, Cyprus

Goals and Scope

The IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME) is
the premier forum for researchers and practitioners to present and discuss the most
recent innovations, trends, experiences, and challenges in software maintenance and
evolution. We invite high quality submissions describing significant, original, and
unpublished results related to but not limited to any of the following software
maintenance and evolution topics (in alphabetical order):

Change and defect management
Code cloning and provenance
Concept and feature location
Continuous integration/deployment
Empirical studies of software maintenance and evolution
Evolution of non-code artifacts
Human aspects of software maintenance and evolution
Maintenance and evolution of model-based methods
Maintenance and evolution processes
Maintenance and evolution of mobile apps
Maintenance and evolution of service-oriented and cloud computing systems
Maintenance versus release process
Mining software repositories
Productivity of software engineers during maintenance and evolution
Release engineering
Reverse engineering and re-engineering
Run-time evolution and dynamic configuration
Software and system comprehension
Software migration and renovation
Software quality assessment
Software refactoring and restructuring
Software testing theory and practice
Source code analysis and manipulation
Technical Debt

ICSME welcomes innovative ideas that are timely, well presented, and evaluated. All
submissions must position themselves within the existing literature, describe the
relevance of the results to specific software engineering goals, and include a clear
motivation and presentation of the work.

ICSME invites contributions to a number of different tracks. These are listed below
with more information, including submission instructions, available on the
conference web site (submission dates are midnight, AoE, UTC-12). The submission
Please use this link and choose the appropriate track for your submission.

Research Track
• Abstract Submission: March 25th, 2022.
• Paper Submission: April 1st, 2022.
• Notification: June 10th, 2022.
• Camera-Ready: July 1st, 2022.

Doctoral Symposium
• Paper Submission: July 8th, 2022.
• Notification: August 1st, 2022.
• Camera-Ready: August 19th, 2022.

Journal First Track
• Paper Submission: June 17th, 2022.
• Notification: July 8th, 2022.

Tool Demo Track
• Abstract Submission: June 13th, 2022.
• Paper Submission: June 20th, 2022.
• Notification: July 19th, 2022.
• Camera-Ready: July 26th, 2022.

Joint Artifact Evaluation Track and ROSE Festival
• Artifact Submission: August 26th, 2022.
• Notification: September 16th, 2022.

Industry Track
• Full/Short Papers Abstract Submission: April 22nd, 2022.
• Full/Short Paper Submission: April 29th, 2022.
• Full/Short Paper Notification: June 15th, 2022.
• Full/Short Camera-Ready: July 15th, 2022.
• Extended Abstract Submission: May 20th, 2022.
• Extended Abstract Notification: June 15th, 2022.
• Camera-Ready: July 15th, 2022.

News Ideas and Emerging Results Track
• Abstract Submission: June 17th, 2022.
• Paper Submission: June 24th, 2022.
• Notification: July 18th, 2022.
• Camera-Ready: July 31st, 2022.

Registered Reports Track
• Initial Report Submission: June 3rd, 2022.
• Feedback from PC: July 8th, 2022.
• Authors Response: July 22nd, 2022.
• Notification for Stage 1: August 12th, 2022.
• Submission of Accepted Report: August 19th, 2022.


General Chairs
Rainer Koschke, University of Bremen, Germany
George A. Papadopoulos, University of Cyprus, Cyprus

Program Chairs
Paris Avgeriou, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Dave Binkley, Loyola University Maryland, USA

Local Organising Chair and Industry Liaison
Georgia M. Kapitsaki, University of Cyprus, Cyprus

New Ideas and Emerging Results Track Chairs
Eleni Constantinou, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Christian Newman, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA

Tool Demonstrations Chairs
Sherlock Licorish, University of Otago, New Zealand
Gilles Perrouin, University of Namur, Belgium

Industry Track Chairs
Andrea Capiluppi, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Shi Han, Microsoft Research Beijing, China

Journal First Track Chairs
Alexander Chatzigeorgiou, University of Macedonia, Greece
Amjed Tahir, Massey University, New Zealand

Doctoral Symposium
Matthias Galster, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Mark Hills, East Carolina University, USA

Joint Artifact Evaluation Track and ROSE Festival Chairs
Maria Papoutsoglou, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Christoph Treude, University of Melbourne, Australia

Most Influential Paper Awards Chairs
Massimiliano Di Penta, University of Sannio, Italy
Jonathan I. Maletic, Kent State University, USA

Diversity and Inclusion
Hadil Abukwaik, ABB Corporate Research, Germany
Sonia Haiduc, Florida State University, USA

Registered Reports
Maria Teresa Baldassarre, University of Bari, Italy
Mike Papadakis, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg