Welcome to AST 2019

14th IEEE/ACM International Workshop on Automation of Software Test

In Conjunction with ICSE 2019

Montreal, Canada. May 27, 2019

Call for Papers can be downloaded here.

New: please note that due to several requests, the paper submission deadline has been extended until February 8th (AoE).


For the proceedings,
we will solicit two types of regular papers with a 7 pages limit, and industrial abstracts up to 2 pages.

More in particular:

  • (a) Research Papers: to present research in the area of AST, which will be evaluated based on clarity, relevance, originality, and contribution.
  • (b) Industrial Case Study Papers: to present practical applications of AST, which will be evaluated based on clarity, relevance, and interest for the workshop participants.
  • (c) Industrial Abstracts: to present statements about industry needs and challenges, concise position papers reporting significant achievements in AST in the space of continuous deployment and DevOps, reports on shortcomings and limitations founded in the real application of AST in industry.
    Abstracts will be evaluated based on relevance, interest for the workshop and potential to raise discussion.
    We require all authors of such papers to come from industry.
    Purely commercial presentations will not be accepted.

All submissions must be in English and in PDF format, they can be uploaded through the workshop submission website at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ast2019

Evaluation Process
Each submission to the workshop will be reviewed independently by three PC members and selected according to the technical quality of the work (submissions a and b) and its relevance to the theme of the workshop (submissions a, b and c).

All paper types must adhere to the IEEE Conference Proceedings Formatting Guidelines.

The submission must also comply with the ACM plagiarism policy and procedures.
In particular, it must not have been published elsewhere and must not be under review elsewhere while under review for ICSE.
The submission must also comply with the IEEE Policy on Authorship.

Authors of accepted papers are required to register for the workshop and present the paper at the workshop in order for the paper to be included in the proceedings and the Digital Library.

You can download the Call For Paper here