CFPs:Euromicro Work.Conf.on Soft.Maint.&Reeng. in Florence
Sun, 13 Jul 1997 09:51:24 +0200

Dear colleague:

Here is the call for papers for the 2nd EUROMICRO WORKING CONFERENCE on
Italy, in March 1998. Please accept our apologies if you receive multiple
copies of this call.
Please post forward to all your interested colleagues.

Thank you,

Call for Papers

Florence, Italy -- March 9-11, 1998

The purpose of the working conference is to promote discussion and
interaction about a series of topics which are yet underrepresented. We are
particularly interested in exchanging concepts, prototypes, research ideas,
and other results which could contribute to the academic arena and also
benefit business and industrial community. Researcher, practitioners,
technology transition experts, project managers, developers and users of
tools, are all welcome.

Topics of interest include but are not restricted to: Maintenance and
Reengineering Tools (CARE-Tools), Reverse Engineering Tools, Support of
Reengineering Tasks by CASE-Tools, Software Reusability, Tele-Maintenance
(Concepts, Experiences, Use of New Technologies), Maintainability of
Programming Languages (eg., OOPLs), Models and Methods for Error Prediction,
Measurement of Software Quality, Maintenance Metrics, Formal Methods,
Maintenance and Reengineering of KBS, Reengineering and Reverse Engineering
Concepts, Experiences from Redesign and Reengineering Projects, Millennium
Problem (Year 2000), Euro Problem, Organizational Framework and Models for
"RE"-Projects, Software Evolution, Migration and Maintenance Strategies,
Design for Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, Personnel Aspects of
Maintenance (Motivation, Team building), Third Party Maintenance, Empirical
Results about the Maintenance Situation in Businesses, Version and
Configuration Management, Legal Aspects and Jurisdiction, Organization and
Management of Large Maintenance Projects, Software Offloading, Related Areas
such as Software Documentation.

*Submission of papers*
There are two types of papers: full length papers (not exceeding 4000 words
in length and including a 150-200 word abstract) and short papers (not
exceeding 2000 words in length and including a 75-100 word abstract).
Authors are strongly encouraged to send a PostScript version of their paper
by anonymous ftp to and put this file into the directory
pub/CSMR98/incoming (in order to avoid overwritings, the PostScript file
should be named: <author_surname.firstname.date_of_birth>.ps). In addition,
they should send by e-mail to the title of the
paper, full names, affiliations, postal and e-mail addresses of all authors,
fax and telephone numbers. Alternatively, the paper can be sent by postal
mail. In that case, five copies of all the above items should be sent to a
program chairman. For more information please contact the organization at
the addresses:

The following signed information should be included in the submission: All
necessary clearances have been obtained for the publication of this paper.
If accepted, the author(s) prepare the camera-ready manuscript in time for
inclusion in the proceedings, and will personally present the paper at the
working conference.

The proceeding will be published by IEEE Computer Society. Full papers
exceeding 8 pages (short papers 4 pages) will be charged for pages in

Important dates
The deadline for submissions is Sept. 15, 1997. Authors will be notified
of acceptance by Nov.25, 1997. The camera ready version of the paper will
be required by Dec. 25, 1997.

Special sessions
Sessions of special interest proposed by delegates will be welcome. Please
send suggestions to the program chairman before the closing date of

Program Chair:
Paolo Nesi
Dip. Sistemi e Informatica, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze
Via S. Marta, 3, 50139 Firenze, Italy
Tel: +39-55-4796523 Fax: +39-55-4796363

Program co-Chair
Franz Lehner
Institute for Business Informatics, University of Regensburg
Universitatsstr, 31, D-93040 REGENSBURG, Germany
Tel.: +49-941-943-2734 Fax: +49-941-943-4986

Organizing Chair
Alessandro Fantechi
Dip. di Sistemi e Informatica, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze
Via S. Marta, 3, 50139 Firenze, Italy
Tel: +39-55-4796265 Fax: +39-55-4796363

Local Chair
Maurizio Campanai
CESVIT (High-Tech Agency), Fortezza da Basso
Viale F. Strozzi 1, 50129 Firenze, Italy
Tel: +39-55-4619154 Fax: +39-55-485345

Program Committee

V.S. Alagar, USA; V. Ambriola, I; G. Bakker, NL; K. Bennett, UK; A.
Bertolino, I; F. Brito e Abreu, P; G. Bucci, I; M. Campanai, I; A.
Cimitile, I; I. Classen, D; L. da F. Costa, BR; J.A. de La Puente, S; A.
Fantechi, I; J.-L. Hainaut, B; J. Harauz, CA; B. Henderson-Sellers, AU;
M. Hinchey, USA; E.-A. Karlsson, S; T.M. Khoshgoftaar, USA; P. Laplante,
USA; S. Liu, J; M. Loewe, D; M. Marchesi, I; T.J. Marlowe, USA; J.-M.
Morel, F; D. Natale, I; E. Miller, USA; S. Nocentini, I; M. Pezze`, I;
P.T. Poon, USA; L. Richter, CH; D. Rombach, D; G. Sechi, I; I.
Sommerville, UK; A. Stoyen, USA; J. Taramaa, SF; H. Toetenel, NL; G.
Tsai, USA; C. Verhofer, NL; Y. Yamaguchi, J;

General information
The conference will take place at Palazzo degli Affari, in the center of
Florence. Enquiries about the working conference arrangements should be
directed to the organizing chairman or to the local chairman.
Preregistration is suggested for the authors.