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SQ 2013 : Forth International Workshop on Software Quality (SQ: 2013)


When Jun 24, 2013 - Jun 27, 2013
Where Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Submission Deadline Feb 15, 2013
Notification Due Mar 15, 2013
Final Version Due Apr 6, 2013
Categories    software engineering   software quality   software standards   quality assurancemethod/model

Call For Papers

Forth International Workshop on Software Quality (SQ: 2013) in conjunction with ICCSA 2013

(The accepted papers of SQ 2013 will be published in Lecturer Notes in Computer Science and extended version of all papers will be invited to publish in several International Journals )

Following the grand success of SQ 2012 (in Salvador, Brazil), SQ 2011 in conjuction with ICCSA 2011( In Santander Spain) , SQ 2009 in ISCIS 2009 ( in Middle East Technical University North Cyprus Campus, Cyprus,) the Third International Workshop on “Software Quality SQ” (SQ 2013) will be held in conjunction with The 2013 International Conference on Computational Science and Applications (ICCSA 2013) during June 24-27, 2013, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Submission deadline: Feb 15, 2013

About The Workshop and Topics

This workshop extends discussion of software quality issues in the modern software development processes. It covers all the aspects of process and product quality, quality assurance and standards, quality planning, quality control and software quality challenges. It also covers the frontier issues and trends for achieving the quality objectives. It includes quality management process, role of software metrics, predictor metrics and control metrics, role of measurement in accessing the quality and limitations.
Topics include (related to quality issues) but not limited to:

1. Software development fundamentals,
2. Extreme Programming (XP), Agile, Scrum,
3. Software requirements techniques,
4. Software testing & QA fundamentals,
5. Software testing models and approaches,
6. Software testing tools and frameworks,
7. Software test design,
8. Types of software maintenance,
9. Software maintenance process models,
10. Software maintenance standards,
11. Software maintenance tools
12. Software Reviews (SR)
13. Software Metrics (SM)
14. Software Process Assessment (SPA)
15. Software Process Improvement (SPI)
16. Software Standardization and Certification

SQ: 2013 invites you to submit your work that describes original and significant contribution in all above mentioned area of software engineering processes. The paper submitted to SQ’2013 must not be submitted elsewhere either in conference or journal. Papers selected after peer review will be included in the conference proceedings and presented orally at the conference.


All contributions will be peer reviewed and will be judged on their quality and relevance. The accepted papers for SQ 2013 will be published in Proceedings of ICCSA by Springer in Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Please note that one of the author’s of the accepted paper must register for the conference and should present the paper in conference. The selected, extended and modified version of accepted paper will also be invited for the publication in a reputed International Journal. `

Special Issues and papers of SQ 2013:

In several countries, the conference papers are not considered in evaluation of academic performances. In this point of, we have decided to publish the extended version of all papers in SQ 2013 in special issues of several international journals. We are also tring to get an special issue of an ISI SCIE indexed journal for the best papers of the workshops. We will announce very soon.

1. International Journal of Physical Sciences

2. International Journal of Software Science and Computational Intelligence (IJSSCI)

3. International Journal of Open Source Software and Processes (IJOSSP)(IGI Global)

4. International journal of Human Capital Information

5. Nigerian journal of technological research

6. REICIS ( : the unique journal in Spanish on Software Quality and Engineering in Spanish, indexed in Latindex, Redalyc, ICYT, DOAJ, e-revistas, Ulrich, etc.)

We plan to publish all the papers of the above workshops in the mentioned journals. The only condition is that the paper should fall under the theme scope and coverage area of the journal. We hope that in the available list of six journals, we will certainly find the place for each paper, since these journals covers most of the area of software engineering, applications and related areas.


Please submit your paper through ICCSA 2013 conference web-site.

Submission Site:

While, submitting to conference site, please select the track of your submission “Software Quality (SQ: 2013)”.

Important Dates

October 1, 2012 – Feb 15, 2013: Abstract and Full Paper submission
March 15, 2013: Notification of Acceptance and Early-bird Registration starts
April 6, 2013: Early-bird Registration ends.
April 6, 2013: Submission deadline for the final version of the Papers
June 24-27, 2013: ICCSA 2013 Conference

Organizing Chair

Prof Sanjay Misra
Professor of Computer engineering,
Covenant University

Organizing Chair

Prof Sanjay Misra
Professor of Computer engineering,
Chair, Department of Cyber Security
School of Information and Communication Technology
Federal University of Technology, Minna Nigeria

Program Committee Chair:

Dr. Luis Fernandez
Department of Computer science
University De Alcala, Spain

Program Committee Members

Y. Wang, University of Calgery, Canada
Alejandro Zunino,UNICEN University, Argentina
Chitra Dhawale, SGBAU, Amravati University,India
Ibhrahim Akman,Atilim University
Murat Koyuncu Atilim University
Reda Alhajj University Of Calgary Canada.
R. Kars Brouwer Thompson Rivers University CANADA
Pino Caballero University of La Laguna Canary Islands
P. Debba Senior Statistical Researcher CSIR Built Environment South Africa
Atilla Boston Atilim University Turkey
Erol Ozcelik Atilim University Turkey
Candelaria Hernandez University of La Laguna Canary Islands
Cristian Mateos,UNICEN University, Argentina
Markus Holopainen University of Helsinki Finland
Andrés Iglesias University of Cantabria, Santander SPAIN
Ruchi Shukla MLN National Institute of Technology India
Wei-Ho Tsai National Taipei University of Technology Taiwan
Zeeshan Ahmed University of Wuerzburg Germany
Mikolaj Morzy Poznan University of Technology POLAND
Robert Luk The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hong Kong
Ozcan Ozturk The Pennsylvania State University USA
L.C. Rivero Universidad Nacional del Centro Argentina
A. Fuster-Sabater Institute of Applied Physics (C.S.I.C.) SPAIN
Ajaykumar Sachan Rajivee Gandhi Technical University India
Ricardo Colomo-Palacios Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
J. M. Sierra University Carlos III SPAIN
Ahmed Patel Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Malaysia
Andrea Taramelli LDEO of Columbia University, NY USA
Luciano Telesca Istituto di Metodologie per lÂ’Analisi Ambientale Italy
Tolga Pusatli,Atilim University, Turkey

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