We solicit submissions in the following categories:

  • Position Papers (2 - 4 pages): Position statements focused on challenges, emerging trends and research problems
  • Full Length Papers (6 - 8 pages): Original research, empirical study, or systematic literature review
  • Industry and Experience papers (6 - 8 pages): Industrial experience and case studies

Original submissions, not under review elsewhere at the time of submission, will be reviewed by three members of the program committee. A paper submission should comply with IEEE format. Authors must honor the double-blind review process. Please submit your paper via the STAR 2018 EasyChair submission page.

The accepted papers will be published as part of the ICSA 2018 Companion proceedings, and appear in IEEE Xplore Digital Library.

Each submission will be reviewed for the aspects related to: Statement of the problem, significance of research, related work / literature review, methodology, quality of data or findings, results and conclusion, readability and writing style. Accepted submissions will be presented as short talks or posters at the workshop.