WSE 2010 Computer Society

Call for papers

The call-for-papers can be downloaded in (pdf) or (txt)

At least one of the authors of an accepted paper is required to register to WSE, attend the symposium and present the paper. Otherwise the paper won't be published in the proceedings.

WSE 2010 will be held in Timi┼čoara, Romania on September 17 and 18, 2010, co-located with the 26th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance (ICSM 2010). The technical program of WSE 2010 will include invited talks, paper presentations, panel discussions, working sessions, and a Doctoral Symposium.


Topics of interest include, but are not restricted, to the following aspects of Web systems design, development, maintenance and evolution:

  • Migration towards Web 2.0, SOA, and the Cloud
  • Web systems with self-adaptive and autonomic features
  • Novel Web paradigms and their impact
  • Model-driven reengineering of Web systems
  • Reverse engineering and analysis of Web systems
  • Security and privacy in Web systems
  • Testing and quality assessment of Web systems
  • Accessibility of Web systems
  • Multilingual Web systems
  • Mobile Web systems
  • Semantic Web
  • Tools, environments, and technologies for Web systems
  • Empirical studies of Web systems

Doctoral Symposium

A Doctoral Symposium session for those who are currently working for or who have recently completed (i.e. since 1st June 2009, not before) their doctorate will be held at WSE 2010.
Submissions to Doctoral Symposium will be reviewed separately from the main conference submissions and should not exceed 3 pages, IEEE proceedings format.  Accepted submissions will be published in the proceedings.
Doctoral Symposium papers may include thesis plans, proposed research, as well as partial or complete research results already obtained. Papers should clearly state the stage at which the candidate is at in her/his PhD (i.e. number of years of study completed).

Submission Process

The WSE Symposium solicits the submission of full research papers or experience report, not exceeding 5000 words (10 pages IEEE format using 10-point font type), including figures and references. It also invites short papers, which can present novel ideas and preliminary results. Short papers should not exceed 3000 words (4 pages IEEE format). Submission of papers for the Doctoral Symposium are open to all Ph.D. students (3 pages IEEE format). Papers must be received by May 30, 2010, and must be in Adobe PDF. Papers must be submitted online via the EasyChair system. Authors of the best papers from WSE 2010 will be invited to submit an extended version of their papers for consideration in a special journal issue/section  of  The Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution: Research and Practice (pending).

Abstracts and papers must be submitted online in Adobe Acrobat PDF via the EasyChair system at

IEEE Computer Society
National Technical University of Athens
University of Sannio
University of Victoria
ICSM 2010 Website WSE 2010 home page