Calls for Papers (special): International Journal of Organizational and Collective Intelligence (IJOCI)

Special Issue On: Software Engineering and Smart Applications

Submission Due Date

Guest Editors
Pr. Faiza Belala, University of Constantine 2-Abdelhamid Mehri, LIRE Laboratory, Algeria
Pr. Ramdane Maamri, University of Constantine 2-Abdelhamid Mehri, LIRE Laboratory, Algeria
Dr. Zakaria Benzadri, University of Constantine 2-Abdelhamid Mehri, LIRE Laboratory, Algeria

Over the past decade, the world of smart environments has brought us a wide variety of novel applications with potential for exhibiting sophisticated intelligent behavior. These "Smart" applications can sense, anticipate and adapt themselves to the context, desires and intentions of their users. Thus, significant development challenges are imposed to handle the unpredictability of human behavior, the unanticipated circumstances of execution and a growing heterogeneity of future operational environments. Therefore, Software Engineering can be defined as a dynamic discipline that aims at producing high-quality software systems, through systematic methodologies tailored to user-centered design principles, specifically dedicated to the applications of Smart Computing, which have improved our ways of living.

Smart systems can be found in different multidisciplinary domains, including smart-transportation, green-energy, environmental protection, smart and connected communities, smart-healthcare, e-banking, e-government, etc.

The software models have boosted the development of millions of software applications for desktops, mobile devices as well as smart devices. During the development process, it is essential to consider the user design principles and methodologies to ensure the quality of these systems. In line with this goal, this special issue aims to offer insights into the latest developments in this domain and to further the research into the successful design, development and evaluation of smart frameworks and applications. Its main objective is to attract high quality publications pertaining to the development and provisioning of appropriate Software Engineering tools for Smart and context-aware applications through the different stages of the software development lifecycle.

Recommended Topics
• Agent-Based Models for Smart Applications;
• Aspect-Oriented Models for Smart Applications;
• Frameworks and Software Product Lines for Smart Applications;
• Formal Verification and Analysis of Smart Applications;
• Ambient Intelligence for Smart Applications;
• Smart Computing for Pervasive/Ubiquitous Systems, Cloud Computing, Edge Computing, Fog Computing, Mist Computing, Internet Of Things, Cyber-Physical Systems, and System-Of-Systems.

Submission Procedure
Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit papers for this special theme issue on Software Engineering and Smart Applications on or before June 15th, 2021. All submissions must be original and may not be under review by another publication. INTERESTED AUTHORS SHOULD CONSULT THE JOURNAL’S GUIDELINES FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS at All submitted papers will be reviewed on a double-blind, peer review basis. Papers must follow APA style for reference citations.

All inquiries should be directed to the attention of:
Dr. Zakaria Benzadri
Guest Editor