EASE 2023
Wed 14 - Fri 16 June 2023 Oulu, Finland

Call for papers

The Vision and Emerging Results Papers should present long term challenges and opportunities rather than incremental improvements or evaluations of current solutions or practices. Our aim is to accelerate the exposure of the empirical software engineering community to early yet potentially ground-breaking research results on evidence-based software engineering, and to techniques and perspectives that challenge the status quo in the discipline. To broadly capture this goal, this track will publish the following types of papers.

  • Forward-looking ideas: exciting new directions or techniques that may have yet to be supported by solid experimental results, but are nonetheless supported by strong and well-argued scientific intuitions as well as concrete plans going forward.
  • Thought-provoking reflections: bold and unexpected results and reflections that can help us look at current research directions under a new light, calling for new directions for future research.
Typically, these papers include creative ways to extend the applicability of techniques in empirical software engineering and/or challenge the existing explicit or implicit assumptions or paradigms in the field. Bold calls to action for potential novel directions supported by a well-motivated scientific intuition or argument, as well as well-grounded well grounded predictions of how empirical software engineering research and practice will look in the far future are welcome. Potential areas may include (but not limited to):
  • Emerging ideas for software engineering infrastructures (Cloud Computing, DevOps, Healthcare, Smart Cities, Quantum Computing and IoT)
  • Cross- and multi-disciplinary methods and studies
  • New applications and advances in design science, case studies, action-research, and field studies, including multilevel and/or mixed methods research designs
  • Simulation-based studies in software engineering as an empirical method
  • New models of technology transfer to the industry
  • Using AI as a research method in software engineering
  • Cohort studies for large-scale research initiatives
  • Software engineering for data science advances
  • Incorporating virtual and augmented reality into software engineering research
  • Empirical assessments of sustainability in software engineering

The vision and emerging results papers should not exceed six pages (including figures, tables and references) using the ACM template.

Important dates:

Vision papers and emerging results (4-6 pages) submission: 10 March 2023
Vision papers and emerging results notification: 14 April 2023
Vision papers and emerging results camera-ready: 28 April 2023

Submission Details

Please submit your papers via: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ease2023 Submitted papers must be written in English, contain original unpublished work, and conform to the ACM Proceedings Format (​https://www.acm.org/publications/proceedings-template). The conference enforces the ACM Policy and Procedures on Plagiarism (https://www.acm.org/publications/policies/plagiarism-overview. To reduce bias in reviews, EASE conference will use double-blind review process.