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CONISOFT 2018 : 6th IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Innovation


When Oct 24, 2018 - Oct 26, 2018
Where San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Submission Deadline Jun 10, 2018
Notification Due Jul 15, 2018
Final Version Due Aug 25, 2018
Categories    software engineering   empirical software engineering   formal methods   trends in software engineering

Call For Papers

The 6th International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Innovation (CONISOFT 2018) will be held in San Luis Potosi, SLP, México on October 24-26, 2018. The aim of the conference is to bring together practitioners and researchers from academia, industry and government to advance the state of the art in Software Engineering, as well as generate synergy between academia and industry to define an agenda for collaboration to support and promote the development of the software industry in México and at the international level. Papers that combine theory and practice in Software Engineering are especially welcome.

Technically Co-Sponsored by IEEE Technically Co-Sponsored by IEEE Computer Society

Submission Guidelines
The following paper categories are welcome:

Track 1: Scientific papers (original research, basic and experimental). Papers written in English or Spanish. Works will be presented as long papers (up to 10 pages.)
Track 2:Teaching experiences. Papers written in English or Spanish. Works will be presented as short papers (up to 6 pages.)
Track 3: Work in progress: Bachelor, Master and Doctorate works. Papers written in English or Spanish. Works will be presented as short papers (up to 6 pages.)
Track 4: Industry experience papers (situations experienced in the industry, success stories). Papers written in English or Spanish. Works will be presented as short papers (up to 6 pages.)
Papers must be original works, not have been published before, nor subjected simultaneously to other events.

Submitted papers will be evaluated by an international technical committee composed of renowned researchers and professionals, which can be consulted in the Web site of the conference.

Paper structure:
The characteristics of the types of works and their structure can be consulted in the Web site of the conference. To prepare your paper, please use the “guide for authors” of the IEEE Computer Society editorial board:

Or download the template from:


Please submit a blind paper.
Be aware that papers must be consistent and remain in the language originally submitted (English or Spanish.)
For paper submission please visit the EasyChair link:

List of Topics
1. Core themes:
• Requirements engineering.
• Systems modeling: languages, mechanisms of formalization.
• Architecture and software design.
• Models and quality systems.
• Process models.
2. Empirical Software Engineering:
• Empirical Methods.
• Statistical Methods and Measurement
• Simulation Methods.
• Missing Data in Software Engineering.
• Experimentation in Software Engineering.
• Human Factors in Software Engineering. 
3. Formal methods:
• Theoretical basis for software engineering.
Formal methods for software engineering.
• Experimental evaluation and validation.
• The split between industry practice and academic research.
4. Trends in Software Engineering:
• Construction of complex systems: recommendation systems.
• Software engineering for very small mobile software applications and context, and very large software ecosystems.
• Modeling and knowledge management.
• Support methodologies: agents-based methodologies, natural language processing, machine learning.
• Software Engineering for Cloud Computing,
• Big Data, Social Computing.
5. Interaction with other disciplines:
• User-centered design: human-computer interaction, usability engineering.
• Social Issues in software engineering: psychology, sociology.


CONISOFT 2018 is promoted by the Mexican Thematic Network of Software Engineering (“Red Temática Mexicana de Ingeniería de Software”, In Spanish) integrated by the following universities:

Universidad Autonoma de Baja California,
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico,
Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi,
Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan,
Universidad Veracruzana,
Instituto Tecnologico de Hermosillo,
Universidad Tecnologica de la Mixteca,
Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana,
Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez,
Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas,
Universidad Popular Autonoma del Estado de Puebla.

Standing Committee
Hanna Oktaba, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (México)
Reyes Juárez Ramírez, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (México)
Alain Abran, École de Technologie Supérieure - Université du Québec (Canada)
Mario Piattini Velthuis, Universidad de Castilla – La Mancha (Spain)

Organizing committee
Guadalupe Ibargüengoitia, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (México)
Brenda Leticia Flores Ríos, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (México)
Omar Salvador Gómez Gómez, E.S. Politécnica de Chimborazo (Ecuador)
César Arturo Guerra García, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí (México)
Carlos Mario Zapata Jaramillo, Universidad Nacional de Colombia (Colombia)
Carlos Alberto Fernández y Fernández, Universidad Tecnológica de la Mixteca (México)
Jorge Aguilar Cisneros, UPAEP (México)

Technical Committee
In this edition the Technical Committee is integrated by high qualified researchers in the area of Software Engineering and close related disciplines.

Please, see this link for more information about Technical Committee:

General Chair: Reyes Juárez Ramírez (México); Héctor Gerardo Pérez González, CONISOFT co-chair, (México)

(a) Accepted papers in English, from Track 1, will be submitted for inclusion in IEEE Xplore and other indexing databases.
(b) Accepted papers, from Tracks 2, 3 and 4 (and Spanish papers from Track 1), will be integrated and published either in the electronic memories (with ISBN) of the conference —edited by the CONISOFT 2018 Organizing Committee— or in the journal Abstraction and Application.
(c) Based on the quality of the submissions, we are considering publishing best papers in a post-workshop special issue of distinguished journals (This could require an additional payment to the journal). We have secured two journals and some more are being considered:
• Revista Ibérica de Sistemas e Tecnologias de Informação
• Journal of Information Systems Engineering and Management
Authors will be required to provide expanded versions of their submissions, which will undergo an additional review process for inclusion in the special issue.

The conference will be held in School of Engineering, Autonomous University of San Luis Potosi (UASLP), SLP, México.

San Luis Potosí is the capital and the most populous city in the Mexican state of San Luis Potosí. The city is named after Louis IX of France, who is the city's patron saint. San Luis Potosí's historic center displays a great mixture of different artistic styles in many buildings and is a major example of colonial architecture in México. In 2010, the historic center was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site within Camino Real de Tierra Adentro.


Reyes Juárez Ramírez (General Chair)
Universidad Autónoma de Baja California,
Facultad de Ciencias Químicas e Ingeniería,
Calzada Universidad 14418, Parque Industrial
Internacional Tijuana, Tijuana, B.C.
C.P. 22390, México. Tel.: +52 664 9797500, ext. 54335

Héctor Gerardo Pérez González (Chair)
Facultad de Ingeniería,
Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí.
San Luis Potosí, México,
Tel.: +52 (444) 8262330 ext. 6050

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