The Software Engineering Track

at The 29th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC 2014)

Gyeongju, Korea

March 24-28, 2014

Submission deadline has been extended to September 21, 2013 (11:59PM Pacific Time)


The objective of the Software Engineering (SE) track is to provide an open forum for discussing a wide range of experiences and ideas of developing high-quality software applications more effectively and efficiently. The SE track examines both macroscopic and microscopic aspects of in-depth theories, tools, and practices in the field of software engineering. It provides a platform for academic researchers and industry practitioners to seek collaboration opportunities, and identify the state-of-art technologies, which are vital to the software engineering community.

Topics of Interests

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

Paper Submission & Selection

Research papers and experience reports related to the above topics are solicited. Submissions must not have been published or be concurrently considered for publication elsewhere. Papers should be submitted in the PDF format with no more than six pages using the ACM-SAC proceedings format. Authors' names and affiliations should be entered separately at the submission site and not appear in the submitted papers. Each submission will be reviewed in a double-blind process according to the ACM-SAC Regulations. Paper selection is based on the originality, technical contribution, presentation quality, and relevance to the SE Track. Upon paper acceptance, prospective authors must provide a camera-ready version which takes into account the review comments. The conference proceedings will be published by ACM and also available online through the ACM Digital Library.

Paper registration is required, allowing the inclusion of the paper/poster in the conference proceedings. An author or a proxy attending SAC MUST present the paper. This is a requirement for the paper/poster to be included in the ACM/IEEE digital library. No-show of scheduled papers and posters will result in excluding them from the ACM/IEEE digital library.

Note: Full papers are limited to 6 pages with the option for up to 2 additional pages at cost (US$80 per page) and Posters are limited to 2 pages with the option for up to 1 additional page at cost (US$80).

Student Research Abstracts Competition

Graduate students are invited to submit research abstracts (minimum of 2-page and maximum of 4-page) following the instructions published at SAC 2014 website. Submission of the same abstract to multiple tracks is not allowed.

Track Chairs

W. Eric Wong Department of Computer Science University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Chang-Oan Sung Department of Computer Science Indiana University Southeast, USA
John Kim Department of Computer Science Utica College, USA
Zhenyu Chen Software Institute Nanjing University, China

Important Dates

  • September 21, 2013 (11:59PM Pacific Time)
  • Regular Paper submission
  • September 21, 2013   
  • SRC abstract submission
  • November 20, 2013   
  • Author notification
  • December 6, 2013   
  • Camera-ready copy

    Program Committee (Tentative)

    Monalessa Barcellos Federal University of Espírito Santo, Brazil
    Alejandra Cechich Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Argentina
    Chih-Hung Chang Hsiuping University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
    Byoungju Choi Ewha Woman's University, Korea
    William Chu Tunghai University, Taiwan
    Junhua Ding East Carolina University, USA
    Tadashi Dohi Hiroshima University, Japan
    Mahmound Elish King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia
    Filomena Ferrucci Universita di Salerno, Italy
    Ronald Finkbine Indiana University Southeast, USA
    Qing Gu Nanjing University, China
    Mohammad Mahdi Jaghouri Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, Netherlands
    Mario Jino TThe State University of Campinas, Brazil
    Chorng-Shiuh Koong National Tai-Chung University
    Herbert Kuchen Westfalische Wilhelms-Universitat Munster, Germany
    Bixin Li Southeast University, China
    Horst Lichter RWTH Aachen University, Germany
    Huai Liu RMIT University, Australia
    Paulo Masiero University of Sao Paulo at Sao Carlos, Brazil
    Mohamed Mosbah Universite de Bordeaux, France
    Pornsiri Muenchaisri Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
    Susana Munoz-Hernandez Technical University of Madrid, Spain
    Thomas Noll RWTH Aachen University, Germany
    Auri Vincenzi Universidade Federal de Goias, Brazila
    Markus Roggenbach University of Wales at Swansea, UK
    Randy Smith University of Alabama, USA
    Eunjee Song Baylor University, USA
    Robert Tairas Vanderbilt University, USA
    Guilherme Travassons Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Pradeep Varma IBM India Research Laboratory, India
    Linzhang Wang Nanjing University, China
    Jun Wei Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
    Frank Xu Gannon University, USA
    Dianxiang Xu Dakota State University, USA

    General Inquiries

    For further information, please visit SAC 2014 conference website or send emails to Professor Eric Wong