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[DMANET] WDDS 2010 - Deadline: June 20, 2010 - FINAL

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WDDS 2010 - 4th Workshop on Distributed Software Development
(In conjunction with the 1st Brazilian Conference on Software)
Salvador, BA - Brazil - September 27, 2010

Call for Papers
Submission Deadline: ***June 20, 2010***

The requirements and complexity of current software systems
impose the cooperation of several development teams with
different skills, and more recently, which take place in
geographically distributed settings. Nowadays, the software
industry has been exploring distributed resources as a mean
to reduce cost and development time, and also to expand to
new markets. However, geographical distance has a significant
impact on the process of coordination and communication
between members of the dispersed development teams. Thus,
problems and challenges intrinsic to software development
processes become more critical in Distributed Software
Development (DSD).

Currently, DSD is already a reality in the national and
international context. In Brazil, it is becoming a common
practice to find companies located in different regions
that jointly develop software projects. Besides that,
several multinational organizations have been developing
Software projects in Brazil. In order to deal with
distribution issues, several technological, organizational
and social approaches and solutions have been proposed.
The study of such proposals is aligned with Brazilian
government programs that aim to increase the quality of
software processes, products and services, making more
competitive the national software industry in the global
software development context.

Following the world-wide trend of scientific events on DSD,
the fourth edition of the Workshop on Distributed Software
Development (IV WDDS 2010) constitutes a forum for
researchers and industry practitioners to present and
discuss their results and experiences in the area. The goal
is to provide an opportunity to generate knowledge and to
exchange experiences, facilitating the adoption, evaluation
and execution of academic and industrial DSD projects in
Latin America.

Authors are invited to submit technical papers describing
research results and innovation on the state-of-the-art in
DSD. Experience reports are welcome, particularly those
which bring advancements on the state-of-the-practice in DSD.

TOPICS OF INTEREST (non-exhaustive list):
The IV WDDS 2010 invites researchers, students and
practitioners to submit papers related to innovation
and consolidation in the DSD area. Topics of interest
include, but are not limited to:
- Empirical studies of DSD projects (quantitative and
- Tools for DSD (requirements management, configuration
management, distributed teams management, document sharing);
- Communication, collaboration and coordination in DSD
- Reports on industrial experiences presenting lessons
- Teaching distributed and global software development;
- Models and environments for DSD (internal offshoring,
offshore outsourcing, outsourcing);
- Case studies of successful and unsuccessful DSD projects;
- Management of the variety of DSD projects (culture,
technical, social and organizational);
- Project management in DSD (human resources, project
planning, mentoring, awareness);

Papers can be written either in Portuguese or in English.
All submissions must follow the guidelines established by
the Brazilian Computer Society (SBC) (available at:
Submitted papers must be unpublished original work.

Two types of submissions are expected:
- Technical papers;
- Experience reports on industrial case studies.

All submitted papers will be evaluated by at least three
members of the Program Committee, on the basis of originality
and contribution to the DSD area. Technical papers will
be judged according to their adequacy to workshop scope,
originality, relevance, technical soundness and clarity
of expression. Experience reports will be judged based on
their adequacy to workshop scope, practical applicability,
clarity of expression and contribution to advancements on
the state-of-the-practice.

Papers should not exceed 08 pages and must be in Adobe
Portable Document Format (PDF). The paper must be submitted
using the JEMS system (
For accepted submissions, at least one of the authors must
register in the workshop for presenting the paper.

For further information, contact the Program Committee Chair

All accepted papers will be published in the I CBSoft
2010 conference CD.

The best papers of the IV WDDS 2010 may be published
in a journal.

- Paper submission: June 20, 2010
- Author notification: July 14, 2010
- Camera-ready copy: July 28, 2010
- Workshop: September 27, 2010

- Heitor Augustus Xavier Costa - UFLA - Brazil
- Leonardo Gresta Paulino Murta - UFF - Brazil

- Cleidson Ronald Botelho de Souza - IBM Brasil - Brazil
- Elisa Hatsue Moriya Huzita - UEM - Brazil
- Heitor Augustus Xavier Costa - UFLA - Brazil
- Jorge Luis Nicolas Audy - PUC-RS - Brazil
- Leonardo Gresta Paulino Murta - UFF - Brazil
- Rafael Prikladnicki - PUC-RS - Brazil

- Alberto Avritzer, Siemens Corporate Research, USA
- Alexander Boden, University of Siegen, Alemanha
- Antonio Maria Pereira de Resende, UFLA, Brazil
- Cleidson Ronald Botelho de Souza, IBM, Brazil
- Daniel Lucrédio, UFSCar, Brazil
- Eduardo Santana de Almeida, UFBA, Brazil
- Elisa Hatsue Moriya Huzita, UEM, Brazil
- Elisa Yumi Nakagawa, USP, Brazil
- Gledson Elias da Silveira, UFPB, Brazil
- Heitor Augustus Xavier Costa, UFLA, Brazil
- Jones Oliveira de Albuquerque, UFRPE, Brazil
- Jorge Luis Nicolas Audy, PUC-RS, Brazil
- Marcelo Cataldo, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
- Rafael Prikladnicki, PUC-RS, Brazil
- Renata Potim de Mattos Fortes, ICMC-USP, Brazil
- Rodrigo Quites Reis, UFPA, Brazil
- Sabrina Marczak, UVIC, Canada
- Tania Fatima Calvi Tait, UEM, Brazil
- Tayana Uchôa Conte, UFAM, Brazil

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