[ecoop-info] Special Issue on Software Reliability: Elsevier Journal of Systems and Software

Elena Troubitsyna elena.troubitsyna at abo.fi
Thu Jan 19 17:20:30 CET 2017

Elsevier Journal of Systems and Software: Special Issue on Software  

Call for Papers

The special issue focuses on advanced methods and tools for enhancing,  
assessing and
predicting the reliability, safety, and security of software products.  
We invite the
original previously unpublished papers presenting the novel work in  
these areas. In
particular, we welcome extended versions of papers presented at the  
27th Annual
International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE 2016).

List of Topics
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
• Reliability, availability and safety of software systems
• Verification and validation
• Advanced methods for error detection, fault tolerance and debugging
• Software quality, metrics and measurements, estimation and prediction of
• Software security
• Dependability, survivability and resilience of software systems
• Systems (hardware + software) reliability engineering
• Productivity evaluation and improvement
• Services reliability engineering
• Open source software reliability engineering
• Supporting tools and automation
• Industry best practices
• Software as a Service
• Virtualization and software reliability
• Reliability of mobile devices and applications
• Green and Sustainable Software Engineering
• Reliability engineering for Big Data
• Dependability aspects of Internet of Things
• Empirical studies of any of the above topics
• Software Standards

Important dates
Full paper submission deadline: March 25, 2017
Publication: January, 2018

Submission information
All submitted papers should follow the guidelines for publishing in  
the Journal of
Systems and
Software and be prepared according to the Guide for Authors  
submitting papers via the on-line submission system, the authors  
should choose an article
type from
the pull-down menu. Please select SI: SWR that indicates that you are  
submitting to the

Submitted papers must be original, must not have been previously  
published or be under
consideration for publication elsewhere. In case a paper has been  
already presented at a
conference, it should be extended by at least 30% of the new technical  
contribution to
merit the
submission to this special issue.

Editor in Chief
H. van Vliet

Special Issues Editor
W.K. Chan

Guest editors
Alexander Romanovsky, Newcastle University, UK
Elena Troubitsyna, Aabo Akademi, Finland

Expert Panel
Andrea Bondavalli, University of Florence
Bojan Cukic, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Michel Cukier, University of Mariland
Tadashi Dohi, Hiroshima University
Katerina Goseva-Popstojanova, West Virginia University
Sudipto Ghosh, Colorado State University
John Knight, University of Viginia
Henrique Madeira, University of Coimbra
Veena Mendiratta, Bell Labs, Nokia
Karthik Pattabiraman, University of British Columbia
Peter Popov, City University London
Helene Waeselynck, LAAS/CNRS

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