QUATIC 2020

13th International Conference on the Quality of Information and Communications Technology

Faro, Portugal, September 9-11 , 2020

Covid-19 Update (click to read)

Dear QUATIC Community Members,

First and foremost, we all very much hope you and your families are keeping safe and well.

We are closely following the rapidly changing events of the #Covid_19 epidemic. Our event is almost half a year away and we are hopeful the situation will be restored to normal by the time of the conference in September. Naturally, we and the whole QUATIC community need to think ahead. Therefore, on June 22, we will announce one of the following options:

  1. Run the conference in Faro as planned (our present hope)
  2. Run the conference online (at the planned time)

Springer proceedings will be the same in either event, as well as the invitations to the Software Quality Journal. In recognition that we are now going through worrying and turbulent times, we are extending the full paper submission deadline to April 27th, 2020.

Whatever conference decisions are made, the health, safety, and well-being of the QUATIC community is our highest priority.

Please let us know if you have any questions, suggestions or concerns by email.

Best wishes,

Martin Shepperd, Program Chair

Fernando Brito e Abreu, Program Co-Chair

Alberto Silva, Organizing Chair

About

QUATIC is a forum for disseminating advanced methods, techniques and tools for supporting quality approaches to ICT engineering and management. Practitioners and researchers are encouraged to exchange ideas and approaches on how to adopt a quality culture in ICT process and product improvement and to provide practical studies in varying contexts. Information on previous editions can be found here.

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Location

QUATIC 2020 will be held at the University of Algarve in Faro, the capital of Algarve, located on the south of Portugal.

Publication and Indexing

QUATIC 2020 proceedings will be included in a volume of Springer CCIS Series (Communications in Computer and Information Science).

QUATIC 2020 welcomes both full papers (10-14 pages), as well as short papers (6-8 pages).

CCIS is abstracted/indexed in DBLP, Google Scholar, EI-Compendex, Mathematical Reviews, SCImago, Scopus. CCIS volumes are also submitted for the inclusion in ISI Proceedings.

Software Quality Journal - Special Issue

Best papers of QUATIC will be invited to contribute extended versions to a Special Issue, entitled 'Information Systems Quality Management in Practice' for the Software Quality Journal (Impact Factor: 2.141).