Call For Papers - WCRE '98 
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 Call For Papers - WCRE '98

                          Call for Papers
                              for the
           5th Working Conference on Reverse Engineering

                              WCRE 98

                          12-14 October 1998
                        Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
                      (co-located with ASE '98)

The Working Conference on Reverse Engineering (WCRE) is the premier
research-oriented conference dedicated to the theory and practice of
recovering information from existing software and systems.  The purpose
of WCRE is to explore innovative methods of extracting the many
kinds of information that can be recovered from software, software
engineering documents, and systems artifacts, and to examine innovative
ways of using this information, for example, to aid in system renovation.

To enable meaningful discussion, attendance at WCRE 98 will be limited
to 100 active researchers in Reverse Engineering and related fields.

TOPICS OF INTEREST

Topics of WCRE 98 include (but are not limited to) the following
research directions in reverse engineering:

* Experience reports (successes and failures) on reverse engineering efforts
* Integration of reverse engineering and forward engineering
* Data re-engineering
* Year 2000, Euro reengineering and related issues
* Techniques, tools, and enabling technologies for system reengineering,
  reverse engineering, renovation, and migration
* Code-based management systems to support reverse engineering
* Comparison and analysis of reverse engineering techniques and tools
* The use of formal methods in reverse engineering
* Domain modeling to support reverse engineering
* Program understanding
* Wrapping and interfacing legacy systems
* Reverse engineering from binaries rather than source

SUBMISSION OF PAPERS

Papers describe original and significant work in the research and practice
of reverse engineering.  Papers should be limited to 10 proceedings pages,
at most 6000 words.  Papers must not have been previously published nor
have been submitted to, or be in consideration for, any journal, book, or
other conference.  All papers should explicitly state the goals of systems
or approaches described and should use accepted, standard terminology
(ref. IEEE Software, January 1990 or http://www.*-*-*.com/ ).

WCRE 98 is strongly encouraging electronic submissions.  Papers should be
in IEEE proceedings format sent as a single postscript file.  Contact one
of the Program Chairs before sending other file types.
Email submissions to:

Guidelines for producing the IEEE proceedings format can be found at
    http://www.*-*-*.com/
and http://www.*-*-*.com/
(There is an IEEE proceedings format{*filter*}style file available at
http://www.*-*-*.com/ )

All submissions must be viewable and printable with Ghostview.  

Non-electronic submissions can be mailed to either of the program chairs
at the addresses listed below.

IMPORTANT DATES

Deadline for papers:        May   8, 1998
Notification of acceptance: June 26, 1998
Camera ready copies due:    July 17, 1998

SPONSORS

WCRE 98 is sponsored by:
  *  IEEE Computer Society TCSE Committee on Reverse Engineering
  *  Reengineering Forum
with assistance from a variety of sponsors to be announced later.

PUBLICATION

Proceedings of the Working Conference will be published by IEEE
Computer Society Press. Earlier WCRE proceedings are also available

RELATED CONFERENCE

Attendees should note that WCRE 98 will be co-located and will have
overlapping sessions with the 1998 Conference on Automated Software
Engineering (ASE 98).  See http://www.*-*-*.com/ ~ase98/ for more
information on ASE 98.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For more information on WCRE 98, visit http://www.*-*-*.com/
or http://www.*-*-*.com/ ~alex/Conferences/WCRE98/ or send e-mail

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE

General Chair:

Alex Quilici
Department of Electrical Engineering
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2540 Dole St, Holmes 483
Honolulu, HI 96822 USA
Phone: +1 808-956-9735
Fax:   +1 808-956-3427

Program Chairs:

Michael Blaha
OMT Associates Inc.
15348 Grantley Dr.
Chesterfield, MO 63017 USA
Phone: +1 314-536-3020

Chris Verhoef
Programming Research Group
University of Amsterdam
Kruislaan 403
1098 SJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Phone: +31205257581
Fax:   +31205257490

Arrangements:

Elliot Chikofsky
DMR Consulting Group
75 Lexington Street
Burlington, MA 01803 USA
Phone: +1 781-272-0049
Fax:   +1 781-272-8464

Program Committee:

Peter Aiken, {*filter*}ia Commonwealth University, USA
Ira D. Baxter, Semantic Designs, USA
Hee Beng Kuan Tan, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Keith Bennett, University of Durham, UK
Gerardo Canfora, University of Salerno, Italy
Elliot Chikofsky, DMR TRECOM, USA
Cristina Cifuentes, University of Queensland, Australia
Aniello Cimitile, University of Salerno, Italy
James H. Cross II, Auburn University, USA
Kathy Davis, Northern Illinois University, USA
Premkumar Devanbu, University of California, USA
Helen M. Edwards, University of Sunderland, UK
Harald Gall, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Jean-Francois Girard, Fraunhofer IESE, Germany
Cordell Green, Kestrel Institute, USA
Jean-Luc Hainaut, University of Namur, Belgium
David Harris, The MITRE Corporation, USA
John Hartman, Ohio State University, USA
Ric Holt, University of Toronto, Canada
Stan Jarzabek, National University of Singapore, Singapore
W. Lewis Johnson, USC Information Sciences Institute, USA
Kostas Kontogiannis, University of Waterloo, Canada
Mitch Lubars, Scientific & Engineering Software, USA
Ettore M. Merlo, Ecole Polytechnique, Canada
Melody M. Moore, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Hausi A. Muller, University of Victoria, Canada
John Mylopoulos, University of Toronto, Canada
Jim Q. Ning, Andersen Consulting, USA
Mike Olsem, SAIC/USAF, USA
Vaclav Rajlich, Wayne State University, USA
Howard B. Reubenstein, Reasoning, Inc., USA
Spencer Rugaber, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Alex Sellink, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Harry Sneed, SES, Germany
Toru Takeshita, Chubu University, Japan
Scott R. Tilley, Software Engineering Institute, USA
Martin Ward, Software Migrations Ltd, USA
Thomas Weigert, Motorola, USA
Linda Wills, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Steven Woods, Software Engineering Institute, USA

WCRE Steering Committee:

Elliot Chikofsky, DMR Consulting Group, USA
Linda Wills, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
James Cross, Auburn University, USA
Ira Baxter, Semantic Designs Inc., USA
Chris Verhoef, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Alex Quilici, University of Hawaii, USA

2 February 1998



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