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International Workshop on

Proceedings published by IEEE CS Press

News: deadline extended to May, 2 2005!



Co-located with FSE/ESEC 2005

Lisbon, Portugal, September 5-6, 2005

The International Workshop on Principles of Software Evolution (IWPSE) is dedicated to the discussion of both the theory and the experience of software evolution and is a yearly international workshop since 1998.

  Papers related, but not limited, to the following topics are invited:
  • theory of software evolution
  • evolution of requirements and environments
  • architecture for evolution, evolution of architecture
  • software process for evolution, evolution of software process
  • methodology for evolutional design and development
  • validation and verification of evolution
  • metrics and evaluation of evolution
  • configuration and change management for evolution
  • environment for evolutional design
  • co-evolution of software and organization
  • experience reports and lessons learned from evolutional software systems
  • agile software development
  • evolution of service oriented systems
  Types of contribution

Full papers should be original work, limited to 10 proceedings pages, at most 6000 words. Papers must not have been previously published nor have been submitted to, or be in consideration for, any journal, book, or conference.

Position papers may not exceed four pages. The aim of a position paper is to contribute a specific position to a research discussion. Position papers are judged on novelty, sensibility of the viewpoint, key insights, and relevant research results. Radical and unconventional ideas are welcomed.


  • Submission: April, 25 2005
  • Authors Notification: June 3, 2005
  • Camera Ready: June 24, 2005
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