CFP: CHASE 2009

Call for Papers
Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering-Workshop at ICSE 08
– Sunday, May 17th, 2009

http://softwareresearch.ca/seg/CHASE2009/
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Theme
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Software is created by people – software engineers working in varied environments, under various conditions. Thus understanding the cooperative and human aspects of software development is crucial to understanding how methods and tools are used, and thereby improving both the creation and maintenance of software. Recently, a renaissance is occurring in this research area, with a large amount of research being published in software engineering venues as well as other research discourses. Thus the time is ripe to bring together researchers to share knowledge, and further build the research area.

The goal of this workshop is therefore to provide a forum for discussing high quality research on the cooperative and human aspects of software engineering, as well as a meeting place for the nascent community that is currently distributed over several research domains (e.g. HCI, SE, CSCW, and IS).

Topics of Interest
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include but are not limited to:

* Software engineering as cooperative work,
* Social and cultural aspects of software engineering,
* Psychological and cognitive aspects of software engineering,
* Managerial and organizational aspects of software engineering
* Coordination of large scale software development,
* Cooperation between software developers and other professionals over the lifetime of a system.
* Knowledge management in software engineering.

Submission
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Prospective participants are invited to submit position papers on a topic of relevance using the same format required for the ICSE technical papers (posted at http://www.cs.uoregon.edu/events/icse2009/calls/format/). Three types of submissions are invited. Eight-page Research papers go into detail about the research, 4-page Notes papers discuss preliminary findings, and 1-page Topic papers should cover very preliminary results or research ideas. Please see
http://softwareresearch.ca/seg/CHASE2009/
for additional submission instructions.

Important Dates
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* 21 January – deadline for workshop paper submission
* 12 February – notification of acceptance by workshop chairs
* 19 February – camera-ready deadline for workshop papers

Workshop Organisers and Program Committee
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* Li-Te Cheng, IBM, li-te_cheng at us.ibm.com
* Cleidson de Souza, UFPA, cdesouza at ufpa.br
* Yvonne Dittrich, IT University of Copenhagen, ydi at itu.dk
* Michael John, Fraunhofer, Michael.John at first.fraunhofer.de
* Orit Hazzan, Technion, oritha at techunix.technion.ac.il
* Frank Maurer, University of Calgary, frank.maurer at ucalgary.ca
* Helen Sharp, Open University, H.C.Sharp at open.ac.uk
* Janice Singer, NRC, janice.singer at nrc-cnrc.gc.ca
* Susan Elliot Sim, University of California Irvine, ses at ics.uci.edu
* Jonathan Sillito, University of Calgary, sillito at ucalgary.ca
* Margaret-Anne Storey, University of Victoria, mastorey at uvic.ca
* Bjornar Tessem, University of Bergen, Bjornar.Tessem at infomedia.uib.no
* Gina Venolia, Microsoft Research,Gina.Venolia at microsoft.com

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