Software Engineering
and Advanced Applications (SEAA)

Service and Component-Based Software Engineering Track

Parma, Italy, September 3-5, 2008


Programme Chairs
Ivica Crnkovic,
Mälardalen University, Sweden

Kung-Kiu Lau,
University of Manchester, UK

Submission of papers:
March 14, 28, 2008

Notification of acceptance:
May 9, 2008

Camera-ready papers due:
June 6, 2008

Programme Committee

Franck Barbier (University Pau, France)

Yolande Berbers (KU Leuven, Belgium)

Ljerka Beus-Dukic (U Westminster, UK)

Marcello Bonsangue (Leiden U, NL)

Premsyl Brada (U West Bohemia, Pilsen, Czech Republic)

Thierry Coupaye (France Telecom, France)

Michel Chaudron (TU Eindhoven, NL)

Gerhard Chroust (U Linz, Austria)

Bojan Cukic (West Virginia U, US)

Geoff Dromey (Griffith U, Australia)

Lars Grunske (U Queensland, Australia)

Sylvia Ilieva (U Sofia, Bulgaria)

Panagiotis Katsaros (Aristotle U of Thessaloniki, Greece)

Gerald Kotonya (U Lancaster, UK)

Christian Kreiner (Salomon Automation, Austria)

Jing Liu (East China Normal U, China)

Zhiming Liu (UNIIST, Macau, China)

Magnus Larsson (ABB, SE)

Raffaela Mirandola (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)

Henry Muccini (L'Aquila U, Italy)

Eila Niemelä (VTT, Finland)

Frantisek Plasil (Charles U,

Prague, Czech Republic)

Iman Poernomo (King's College, UK)

Ralf Reussner (U Karlsruhe, Germany)

Alexander Romanovsky (U Newcastle, UK)

Ian Sommerville (St. Andrews U, Scotland)

Asuman Sünbül (SAP Research, Palo Alto CA, USA)

Judith Stafford (Tufts U, USA)

Rob van Ommering (Philips, NL)

Christian Zeidler (ABB, Germany)

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Component-based software engineering (CBSE) is a development paradigm that promises to accelerate software development and to reduce costs by assembling systems from prefabricated software components. CBSE covers many software engineering disciplines and different techniques. Many of them have been developed and successfully implemented. CBSE has been successful in certain engineering domains, such as office applications and distributed internet-based applications, but it is still in the early stage of utilization in many other domains, in particular those which have specific requirements on special quality attributes.

In parallel to CBSE, service-oriented software engineering has been developing techniques for constructing applications by orchestrating pre-existing services. Although these techniques may be different from those developed in CBSE, there is a common knowledge base shared between the two communities.

The CBSE track, in its eighth year, has a goal to point out the overall challenges and problems of the component-based, or service-oriented, approach, and to show the new ideas, solutions and practices. The aim of the track is to bring together researchers and practitioners from academia and industry to improve the theories, technologies, and processes in component-based and service-oriented software development. We encourage submissions of a theoretical nature as well as experience reports, from academia and especially from industry. Suggested areas of interest include, but are not restricted to:

-      Component models, component and service technologies;

-      Component-based and service-oriented architectures;

-      Software quality and extra-functional properties for components and services;

-      Components and services for dependable, real-time and embedded systems;

-      Components, services and model-driven development;

-      CBSE and product-line development, CBSE and variability;

-   Global generation, adaptation and deployment of component-based and service-oriented systems;

-      Compositional reasoning techniques for component models and service-based architectures;

-   Specification, verification, testing and checking of component-based and service-oriented systems;

-     Measurement, prediction and monitoring of component-based, distributed and service-oriented systems;

-      Component and service development processes;

-      Integrated tool chains and methods for building component-based  services;

-      Case studies and experience reports.

The accepted paper should follow two column IEEE conference format. To get format description and templates follow the IEEE link. Papers should not exceed 8 pages (in IEEE/CS proceedings format; 10pt, single-space, double-column) or 6000 words and include an abstract of up to 150 words.  Papers must not have been previously published or submitted elsewhere. If accepted, the paper must be personally presented at the EUROMICRO SEAA 2008 Conference by the author or one of the  co-authors. The presenting author(s) must pre-register (full fee) for EUROMICRO SEAA 2008 before the due date of the Camera-ready paper.

The authors of best papers will be invited to submit extended versions of the papers to special edition of Elsevier JOURNAL OF SYSTEMS ARCHITECTURE.

The conference will take place in Parma, Italy an elegant city situated in Emilia Romagna, halfway between Milan and Bologna. Parma is rich of art and has important monuments from roman to liberty style. Parma is famous also for the food, for its unique products such as its Prosciutto and Parmigiano Cheese.


This track is an integral part of the EUROMICRO SEAA 2007  conference. The conference proceedings will be published by the IEEE Computer Society. See EUROMICRO conference page http://seaa2008.isti.cnr.it.

 Call for papers Text version