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Call for papers for upcoming Special Issues

Selected Software Engineering Research Papers from ACM SAC 2021 - click here to download more information (pdf)

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Architecture, Framework, and Design Patterns
  • Process, Standards, and Project Management
  • Software Testing and Verification
  • AI-Based Software Engineering Methods and Tools
  • Mobile Software Engineering
  • Empirical Studies, Benchmarking, and Industrial Best Practices
  • Formal Methods and Theories
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Software Maintenance and Evolution
  • Mining Software Repositories
  • Software Security
  • Quality Assurance and Management
  • Aspect-Oriented Software Development and Design
  • Safety, Security, Privacy, and Risk management

Soft Computing Techniques for Reliability Prediction - click here to download more information (pdf)

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Origins of artificial neural systems
  • Fuzzy/AI based debugging
  • Off-line and on-line quality control
  • Artificial Intelligence Tools & Applications
  • Human dimension of performability engineering and management
  • Heuristic and AI Planning Strategies and Tools
  • Hybrid Intelligent Systems
  • Intelligent Integration of Data and Processes
  • Intelligent Service-Oriented Distributed Systems
  • Multi-Agent Approaches to Distributed Computing
  • Design and analysis of mobile and wireless networks
  • Multimedia over mobile and wireless networks
  • New trends on data gathering, processing, and communications
  • New trends on malicious behaviour detection and analysis
  • Robustness and fault tolerance
  • Algorithms and techniques for efficient communications
  • Modelling and performance evaluation
  • Human Computer Interaction and Interface
  • Sensor Networks and Embedded Systems
  • Smart Spaces and Personal Area Networks
  • Vehicular, Underground and Underwater Networks

Resolving Artificial Intelligence Security Issues with Blockchain Technology - click here to download more information (pdf)

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Multiple practical use cases of AI applications and implementations utilizing Blockchain in different vertical domains
  • Open research challenges in adopting and leveraging Blockchain features for future AI applications
  • Blockchain Types for AI Applications
  • A detailed taxonomy of Blockchain platforms, architecture and infrastructure
  • Integration of AI and Blockchain can help in developing a new ecosystem
  • Consensus protocols, along with existing decentralized AI applications

Emerging and Multidisciplinary Approaches to Software Engineering - click here to download more information (pdf)

Submission portal opens December 2020

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Multidisciplinary research with an impact on software engineering
  • Architectural design patterns recommended for integration of different disciplines
  • Development problems emerging from research partnerships with communities of interests e.g. game technology, virtual or augmented reality research
  • New development models, tools, and methods that are conducted in interdisciplinary teams
  • Software engineering problems in social sciences; industrial management; engineering economics, cyber-physical systems and a spectrum of other disciplines
  • Software engineering problems related to the cloud, connecting systems to the cloud, and managing big data in the cloud
  • Software engineering problems when implementing Artificial Intelligence algorithms and machine learning
  • Software engineering problems in the use of open source software in highly safety critical environments.

Previously published Special Issues


Security and Privacy in Cloud-based Systems

Vol. 13, Issue 3

Gamification and Persuasive Games for Software

Vol. 13, Issue 2

[email protected] 2017

Vol. 13, Issue 1


Software Architecture for the Web of Things (SAWoT)

Vol. 12, Issue 5

Special Section: Search-Based Software Engineering

Vol. 12, Issue 4


Advanced Software Engineering for Data Mining in Business, Health, Education and Social Networks (B-H-E-SN)

Vol. 11, Issue 5

Advances in Knowledge and Information Software Management

Vol. 11, Issue 3


Empirical Studies in Software Engineering

Vol. 7, Issue 6

11th IEEE International Working Conference on Source Code Analysis and Manipulation

Vol. 7, Issue 3


European System and Software Process Improvement Innovation (EuroSPI)

Vol. 6, Issue 5

Special Section: Management of Global Software Development: Opportunities, Challenges and Lessons Learned

Vol. 6, Issue 3

Special Section: Web and Requirements Engineering

Vol. 6, Issue 2

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