Call for papers


Int. J. of Computer Applications in Technology


Special Issue on: "Current Trends and Improvements in Software Engineering Practices"


Guest Editors:
Dr. Chetna Gupta, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, India
Varun Gupta, Uttarakhand Technical University, India
Dr. Maneesha Srivastav, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, India


Software Engineering (SE) had witnessed many changes in practices over the years. Software has been developed for use in many sectors such as medicine, education, engineering, etc. Improvements in SE practices will improve the quality of software to be developed for various sectors, thereby enhancing productivity in the client organisations.


This special issue invites original submissions that present innovative methods, tools and techniques that result in improvements in SE practices. Papers reporting the experiences, transitions from different practices, are also welcome.


Subject Coverage


Papers are invited covering, but not limited, the following topics:


  • New modelling techniques
  • Automation support and improvement
  • Requirements engineering
  • Software testing
  • Software maintenance
  • Programming/coding practices
  • Decision making in software development


Notes for Prospective Authors


Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. (N.B. Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper was not originally copyrighted and if it has been completely re-written).


All papers are refereed through a peer review process. A guide for authors, sample copies and other relevant information for submitting papers are available on the Author Guidelines page.


Important Dates


Last Date for Paper Submission: 4 January, 2013


Editorial Review results: 14 January, 2013


1st review decision: 14 March, 2013


Submission of revisions: 14 April, 2013


Final Acceptance/Rejection decision: 14 May, 2013


Editors and Notes


You may email one copy in the form of an MS Word file with authorís names and affiliations and also a PDF copy without authorís names and affiliations attached (details in Author Guidelines) to the Guest Editors at


Please include in your submission the title of the Special Issue, the title of the Journal and the names of the Guest Editors