Call for Papers


ESSE 2020:European Symposium on Software Engineering

Rome, Italy, Nov. 6-8, 2020

Aims and Scope

European Symposium on Software Engineering covers a broad spectrum of software-related topics. The conference covers fundamentals on designing, implementing, testing, validating and maintaining various kinds of software. It aims to provide an international forum for presentation of original research results, as well as exchange and dissemination of innovative and practical development experiences. Papers describing original work are invited in any of the software engineering areas that the call for papers considers.

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ESSE 2020 proceedings has been included in ACM Digital Library. (click)

Topics of Interest

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Software Engineering Methodologies
  • Software Engineering Techniques and Production Perspectives
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Autonomic computing and agent-based systems
  • SOA and Service-Oriented Systems
  • Data modeling, mining and data analytics
  • Knowledge systems and engineering
  • Mobile computing and mobile system engineering
  • Software & System Quality of Service
  • Software & System Security
  • Emergent Topics
  • Smart learning and innovative education systems

Submission Guidelines

ESSE 2020 solicits papers in the following three categories:

  • Long papers: technical papers reporting original research or survey papers
  • Short papers: papers reporting promising work-in-progress, system descriptions, position papers on controversial issues, or survey papers providing a synthesis of some current research trends
  • Extended abstracts of recently published work in a relevant journal or top-tier conference

Regular research papers should be at most 14 pages (including references, figures, and tables). Short papers should be between 4 and 8 pages. Extended abstracts should be at most 2 pages and should reference the originally published work.

Submissions will be blind reviewed by the Program Committee on the basis of technical quality, relevance to scope of the conference, originality, significance, and clarity.

Manuscripts must be submitted electronically in online submission system. For any questions, please contact with


Accepted papers will be included into ACM Proceedings (ISBN: 978-1-4503-7762-1), which have been indexed in the past by Scopus, Ei Compendex, etc.

Key Dates

  • Manuscripts submission deadline: Sep 20, 2020
  • Acceptance/Rejection Notification: Oct 05, 2020
  • Registration Deadline: Oct 15, 2020
  • Conference dates: November 6-8, 2020

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