Authors are invited to submit original, previously unpublished research papers. Papers should be written in English, strictly following the ICSE 2017 formatting and submission instructions: The following types of submissions are accepted:

  • Full research papers with a maximum length of 7 pages, including references and appendices
  • Short papers with a maximum length of 4 pages, including references and appendices. Short papers should be designated either Short Workshop or Short Panel when submitted so that the paper can be considered in the proper workshop segment.

Papers must be submitted in PDF format via the electronic submission system, which is available at

Submitted papers will be evaluated according to their rigor, significance, originality, technical quality and exposition, by at least three members of an international program committee.

At least one author of each accepted paper must register and participate in the workshop. Registration is subject to the terms, conditions and procedure of the main ICSE conference to be found at its website:

Accepted papers will be published in the IEEE digital library. The official publication date of the workshop proceedings is the date the proceedings are made available in the IEEE Digital Library. This date may be up to two weeks prior to the first day of ICSE 2017. The official publication date affects the deadline for any patent filings related to published work.