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SBQS 2019: XVIII Brazilian Symposium on Software Quality

October 28 to November 1, 2019, Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil



The Brazilian Software Quality Symposium (SBQS) and the main Brazilian document on Software Quality. The quality of the software and the quality of the product. With a major current update in software and aggregated services, a research into software quality and its application in products and services is a way to demonstrate a differential to demonstrate value to organizations and their businesses.

Since its inception, the SBQS has excelled by the exchange of experiences between academia and industry, where researchers, educators, and the Software Quality and Software Engineering practice community meet to present and discuss ideas, experiences, and discoveries with a view to with the potential to positively influence the software industry.

Aim and Scope

The Track of Experience Reports is interested in contributions that are based on practical cases, where approaches, models, techniques, tools, etc. that support Software Quality have been used in companies, generating new knowledge after its evaluation. Its main purpose is to bring to the SBQS audience experiences that can be discussed and implemented by other companies and / or considered as relevant knowledge for future research on Software Quality.

Topics of Interest

Submissions on all topics related to Software Quality are welcome. Topics of interest to the trail include (but are not limited to):

  • Software Processes, Methods and Tools
  • High Maturity and Statistical Process Control
  • Acquisition of Software Products
  • Acquisition of IT Services
  • Process Evaluation
  • Product Rating
  • Requirements Engineering\
  • Human Factors and Social Aspects in Software Quality
  • Quality Assurance of IT Services
  • Software Quality Assurance
  • Configuration Management
  • Knowledge Management and Organizational Learning
  • Portfolio and Project Management
  • People management
  • Software Process Lines
  • Software Product Lines
  • Software Maintenance and Evolution
  • Measurement and Analysis
  • Improving IT Service Processes
  • Software Process Improvement
  • Agile Software Development Methods
  • Process Modeling
  • Models and Standards of Capacity and Maturity
  • Project (Design) and Integration of Software and IT Services
  • Quality of Software applied to IT Services
  • Software Reuse and Services
  • Usability and User Experience
  • Value in Software Quality
  • Verification, Validation and Testing

Evaluating Criteria

Articles of this track will be evaluated considering their originality, relevance, technical solidity and clarity of presentation.

Important Dates

Deadline:   July 07, 2019 July 15, 2019 

Notification: August 30, 2019

Camera-Ready: September 06,  2019

Preparação e Submissão dos Artigos

All submissions must be in the Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) format and must follow the two-column format of ACM for Conferencing (ACM_SigConf), available at Articles should not exceed 10 pages, including all figures, tables, appendices, references and acknowledgments. Submissions should be made electronically through the JEMS system (

Articles should be written in Portuguese or English. Submissions in English are strongly encouraged. As in the last edition, the annals of the event will be indexed online. The event chain is in the process of negotiating to publish the full article of the four tracks in the ACM DL.

Submissions that do not meet the required format or are outside the scope of the Experience Report Track will be rejected without review.

The article review process includes a rebuttal period in which authors will have access to reviewers' comments and may present arguments and responses to comments and questions submitted by reviewers before the final decision to accept or reject the article.

Acceptance of an article implies that at least one of the authors signs up with the SBQS to submit the article during the event.

Articles submitted to the Track of Experience Reports must not have been simultaneously submitted to another forum (scientific or periodic event), nor have they been previously published.

Best Paper Award

Every year, the SBQS rewards the best article on each track. The SBQS Steering Committee will choose the winning articles from the Program Committee reviews. The award-winning articles are announced at the event.

Program Committee Coordinators

Marcello Thiry (UNIVALI)

Rodrigo Santos (UNIRIO) 

SBQS Steering Committee

Adriano Bessa Albuquerque (UNIFOR)

Ana Regina Cavalcanti da Rocha (COPPE/UFRJ)

Gleison Santos (UNIRIO)

Ivan C. Machado (UFBA)

Marcello Thiry (UNIVALI)

Monalessa Perini Barcellos (UFES)

Sheila Reinehr (PUCPR)

Tayana Conte (UFAM)

Proceedings Chair

Davi Viana (UFMA)

Program Committee

Adenilso Simao (ICMC/USP)

Ahilton Barreto (BNDES)

Alexandre Vasconcelos (UFPE)

Alexandre Zanatta (Universidade de Passo Fundo)

Alfredo Goldman (IME/USP)

Aline Vasconcelos (IFF)

Ana Liddy Magalhaes (UFMG)

Ana Regina Rocha (COPPE/UFRJ)

Andre Menolli (UENP)

Andrea Barreto (BNDES)

Awdren Fontão (UFAM)

Breno de França (UNICAMP)

Cristina Cerdeiral (UNIRIO)

Daniel Lucrédio (UFSCar)

Davi Viana (UFMA)

Debora Paiva (UFMS)

Edson Oliveira Jr (UEM)

Glauco Carneiro (UNIFACS)

Gleison Santos (UNIRIO)

Heitor Costa (UFLA)

Igor Steinmacher (UTFPR)

Jean Hauck (UFSC)

Jobson Massollar (COPPE/UFRJ)

José David (UFJF)

Joselaine Valaski (PUCPR)

Leonardo Medeiros (IFAL)

Leonardo da Silva Sousa (PUC-Rio)

Luis Rivero (UFMA)

Marcello Thiry (UNIVALI)

Marcelo Fantinato (USP)

Marcelo Yamaguti (PUCRS)

Marco Paludo (PUCPR)

Maria Augusta Vieira Nelson (PUC Minas)

Maria Istela Cagnin (UFMS)

Michel Soares (UFS)

Monalessa Perini Barcellos (UFES)

Natasha Valentim (UFPR)

Nilson Salvetti (Uninove)

Patricia Vilain (UFSC)

Paulo Parreira Júnior (UFLA)

Pedro Santos Neto (UFPI)

Raquel Stasiu (UTFPR e PUCPR)

Regina Braga (UFJF)

Reinaldo Cabral (UFAL)

Rejane Maria Figueiredo (UnB)

Renata Teles Moreira (UFLA)

Roberto Oliveira (UEG)

Rodrigo Santos (UNIRIO)

Sandro Ronaldo Bezerra Oliveira (UFPA)

Sarah Kohan (Fundação Carlos Alberto Vanzolini)

Sergio T. Carvalho (UFG)

Simone Vasconcelos (IFF)

Suzana Sampaio (UFRPE)

Taisa Gonçalves (UFRJ)

Toacy Oliveira (COPPE/UFRJ)

Uirá Kulesza (UFRN)

Valdemar Vicente Graciano Neto (UFG)

Vânia Neves (UFF)

Vinicius Garcia (UFPE) 





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Desenvolvido por Luan Melo e Cristiane Fabrício.