[ecoop-info] Keynote announced and CFP still open: Empirical Answers to Software Engineering Questions -- Villebrumier, 19-21 November -- Call for Papers

Bertrand Meyer Bertrand.Meyer at inf.ethz.ch
Thu Sep 6 19:03:48 CEST 2018

We are happy to announce the keynote at EAQSE 19: Tom Zimmerman from
Microsoft Research (http://thomas-zimmermann.com/). Tom’s work is uniquely
relevant to the theme of the workshop; see in particular





There is still time to submit! (But hurry.) The CFP appears below.


See also the contribution page for submitting questions worthy of study:





-- Bertrand Meyer





First international workshop on

Empirical Answers to Questions of Software Engineering 


Villebrumier LASER center, 19-21 November 2018




Empirical methods have transformed software engineering. Over the past two
decades, it has become essential to back assertions on methodology,
languages and tools by objective analysis of their effect. Sometimes,
however, the temptation has been to perform empirical studies on problems
that can be studied, because they make it easy to set up an empirical study,
rather than  problems that should be studied, because they are important for
the practice of software development.


(For more background see two blog posts starting at http://bit.ly/2F5FKWK.) 


The EAQSE workshop focuses precisely on this goal: empirical studies whose
results teach us lessons about what helps, or hinders, the quality of both
software processes and software products.


Papers should identify clearly the software engineering questions being
addressed, their practical relevance, the empirical study or studies that
have been performed, and their contribution to answering the questions. 


The three-day workshop will include invited talks and presentations of the
accepted papers, and will reserve ample time for discussions. The papers
will be published as post-proceedings, as a volume of the Springer Lecture
Notes in Computer Science.


Submissions  will be reviewed by the international program committee. They
should be in LNCS format. To kinds of submission are possible: full paper
and can take the form of either a full paper (up to 15 LNCS pages) or an
extended abstract (2 to 5 pages).


Submission page: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=eaqse18.


Important dates


Deadline for submissions (full paper or extended abstract): 15 September
2018 (firm).


Acceptance notice: 5 October 2018.


EAQSE workshop: 19-21 November 2018.


Program chairs


● Jean-Michel Bruel (University of Toulouse)

● Bertrand Meyer (Politecnico di Milano and Innopolis University)


Program committee


Lionel Briand (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg)

Elisabetta Di Nitto (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)

Carlo Alberto Furia (Università della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland)

Harald Gall (University of Zurich, Switzerland)

Natalia Juristo (Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain)

Manuel Mazzara (Innopolis University, Russia)

Gail Murphy (University of British Columbia, Canada)

Emerson Murphy-Hill (NC State University, USA)

Tim Menzies (NC State University, USA)

Nachi Nagappan (Microsoft Research)

Andrey Sadovykh (SOFTEAM Research Team, France)

Giancarlo Succi (Innopolis University, Russia)

Andreas Zeller (Saarland University, Russia)

Tom Zimmermann (Microsoft Research)

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