Software Measurement

Special Session in SEKE 2009

The 21st International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE'09)

Hyatt Harborside at Logan Int'l Airport, Boston, USA


Software measurement has a predominant role in software engineering, and improving its accuracy is the key to make significant advances in the field. In a software process, each activity must be estimated before acted upon, which implies a measurement, no matter to which level of detail. Measurement is a key aspect to any major decision-making process in the software life cycle, as it can inform the involved project stakeholders about their project or processes as well as products and outcomes. Without a proper quantitative monitoring & control process, it’s quite difficult to optimize and improve the efficacy and efficiency of the whole organization, as in a Balanced Scorecard approach.

The aim of this special session is to provide a forum for both researchers and practitioners to discuss the most recent advances in software process and product measurement from both a theoretical and a practical perspective. The special session invites professionals from universities and industry responsible for, involved in, or interested in software measurement to present and share new ideas, innovations, trends, experiences, and concerns in the software measurement.

Possible special session topics include but not limited to:

In particular, the special session targets two types of contributions: The expected results from the synthesis of these contributions will be:


If you submit your paper(s) to the special session on Software Measure, please select the “Cuadrado-Gallego, Service Oriented Architecture” in the “Paper Type” menu appeared in the Paper Submission Form (


Juan J. Cuadrado-Gallego, Universidad de Alcala, Spain
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If you have any questions regarding the special session or whether your research fits into the focus of the special session, don't hesitate to contact the organizer.