SEKE2003 - Fifteenth International Conference on Software Engineering

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					                                       SEKE’2006 – 18th International Conference on Software
                                             Engineering and Knowledge Engineering
                                                             Hotel Sofitel, San Francisco Bay, July 5-7, 2006
                                                                        Organized by Knowledge Systems Institute

GENERAL CHAIR                                                                   SCOPE AND TOPICS
Shi Kuo Chang, USA              The Eighteenth International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE'06) will be
PROGRAM CHAIR                   held in Hotel Sofitel, San Francisco Bay, USA, July 5-7, 2006 ( The
                                conference aims at bringing together experts in software engineering and knowledge engineering to discuss on
Kang Zhang, USA
                                relevant results in either software engineering or knowledge engineering or both. Special emphasis will be put on the
PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS               transference of methods between both domains. Solicited topics include, but are not limited to:
George Spanoudakis, UK
Giuseppe Visaggio, Italy        Adaptive Systems                                                   Object-Oriented Technology
                                AI Approaches to Software Engineering                              Ontologies and Methodologies
PROGRAM COMMITTEE               Automated Reasoning                                                Patterns and Frameworks
Silvia Teresita Acuña, Spain    Automated Software Design and Synthesis                            Process and Workflow Management
Anneliese Andrews, USA
                                Automated Software Specification                                   Programming Languages and Software Engineering
Juan Carlos Augusto, UK
Doo-Hwan Bae, Korea             Component-Based Software Engineering                               Program Understanding
Maria T. Baldassarre, Italy     Computer-Supported Cooperative Work                                Reflection and Metadata Approaches
Luciano Barezi, Italy           Databases                                                          Reliability
Alessandro Bianchi, Italy       Design Methods                                                     Requirements Engineering
Danilo Caivano, Italy           Education and Training                                             Reverse Engineering
Gerardo Canfora, Italy          Electronic Commerce                                                Soft Computing
Joao W. Cangussu, USA           Formal Methods                                                     Software Architecture
Giovanni Cantone, Italy
                                Human-Computer Interaction                                         Software Domain Modeling and Meta-Modeling
Christine W. Chan, Canada
W. K. Chan, China               Industrial Applications                                            Software Engineering Decision Support
Ned Chapin, USA                 Integrity, Security, and Fault Tolerance                           Software Maintenance and Evolution
Panos Constantopoulos, Greece   Knowledge Acquisition                                              Software Process Modeling
Maria F. Costabile, Italy       Knowledge-Based and Expert Systems                                 Software Quality
William Chu, Taiwan             Knowledge Representation and Retrieval                             Software Reuse
Kendra Cooper, USA              Knowledge Engineering Tools and Techniques                         System Applications and Experience
Yi Deng, USA                    Knowledge Visualization                                            Tutoring, Help, Documentation Systems
Elisabetta Di Nitto, Italy
                                Learning Software Organization                                     Uncertainty Knowledge Management
Massimiliano Di Penta, Italy
Jin Song Dong, Singapore        Measurement and Empirical Software Engineering                     Validation and Verification
Jing Dong, USA                  Meta-CASE                                                          Web-Based Knowledge Management
Carlo Ghezzi, Italy             Mobile Data Accesses                                               Web-Based Tools, Systems, and Environments
Holger Giese, Germany           Multimedia and Hypermedia Software Engineering                     Web and Data Mining
Des Greer, UK
Paul Grunbacher, Austria                                                      PAPER SUBMISSION
Xudong He, USA                  Submissions that address research and development on the above and other related topics are strongly encouraged.
Peter In, Korea                 The scientific quality of contributed papers will be ensured by a rigorous revision process, that will involve all
Dehua Ju, China                 members of the Program Committees. A selection of the best papers in software engineering and knowledge
Natalia Juristo, Spain          engineering will be published in a Special Issue of the International Journal of Software Engineering and
Jian Lu, China
Zhongyu (Joan) Lu, UK
                                Knowledge Engineering. Papers must be written in English. An electronic version (Postscript, PDF, or MS Word
Michael R. Lyu, Hong Kong       format) of the full paper should be submitted using the following URL:
Antonio Mana, Spain    Please use Internet Explorer as the browser. Manuscript must
Hong Mei, China                 include a 200-word abstract and no more than 6 pages of IEEE double column text (include figures and references).
Sandro Morasca, Italy           Workshop papers should be submitted to the workshops directly.
Ana M. Moreno, Spain
Mehmet Orgun, Australia         For any questions, please contact:                                                       IMPORTANT DATES
Mario Piattinia, Spain             SEKE'2006 Conference Secretariat                                          Paper submission:         March 1, 2006
Guenther Ruhe, Canada              Knowledge Systems Institute,
Walt Scacchi, USA
                                                                                                             Notification of decision: April 15, 2006
                                   3420 Main Street, Skokie, IL 60076 USA                                    Camera-ready copy:        May 1, 2006
Yidong Shen, China                 Tel: 847-679-3135, Fax: 847-679-3166, E-mail:
Nenad Stankovic, Japan
Kurt Stirewalt, USA                                                                     WORKSHOPS
Giancarlo Succi, Italy
                                SEKE'2006 invites proposals for workshops in specialized topic areas. Workshops proposed so far include the following. You can
Genny Tortora, Italy            contact the organizer of a workshop to join as a PC member for that workshop.
Jeffrey Tsai, USA
Sira Vegas, Spain               • Knowledge Systems for Bio Applications
Guido Wirtz, Germany                Workshop Chair: Christine W. Chan, University of Regina (
Claes Wohlin, Sweden
Eric Wong, USA                  • Evaluation and Evolution of Component Composition
Baowen Xu, China                    Workshop Chair: Jerry Gao, San Jose State University (
Hongji Yang, UK                 • Agent-Oriented Software Development Methodology
Huiqun Yu, China                    Workshop Chair: Hong Zhu, Oxford Brookes University (
Du Zhang, USA
Hong Zhu, UK                                                                         SPECIAL EVENTS
Eugenio Zimeo, Italy
Andrea Zisman, UK               Before the conference, there will be the July 4th celebration in San Francisco and everywhere.