The 9th edition of the track on Software Architecture: Theory, Technology, and Applications (SA-TTA 2021) is part of the 36th ACM/SIGAPP Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC). For the past years, ACM SAC has been a primary gathering forum for applied computer scientists, computer engineers, software engineers, and application developers from around the world. It will be held in Gwangju, Korea during March 22-March 26, 2021.
Nowadays Software Architecture is considered a consolidated and necessary discipline centered on the idea of reducing complexity in software development and evolution through abstraction and separation of concerns. Designing software architectures that enable provisioning and evolution of functional requirements and exhibit a good tradeoff between multiple quality attributes (or extra-functional requirements) is hard and still challenging. At the same time having adaptable software architectures able to change their topology and behavior to overcome certain environmental situations is still under analysis in different domains especially when they are used to realize complex and distributed systems (i.e., systems of systems). The goal of the track SA-TTA is to bring together researchers and industry R&D having the common objective of transforming Software Architecture into a mature discipline leveraging on both solid scientific foundations and validated engineering methodologies and tools. SA-TTA is focused broadly on how to address functional requirements and quality characteristics in the design, maintenance, adaptation and evolution of software architectures through the support of automated techniques and tools. Of special interest are architecture description languages, formalisms, techniques, methodologies, tools, and runtime environments that support these activities, possibly exploiting model-driven engineering principles. A special emphasis will be put also on technical aspects of software architectures development for specific class of software systems and application domains.
SA-TTA will be a forum on Software Architecture for scholars, educators, research scientists, engineers, and practitioners on the following topics:
Paper submissions must be made electronically in PDF format via the SAC 2021 website.
Two types of submissions are allowed: regular papers and student research competition (SRC) abstracts.
Further details on the paper format, template, and submission guidelines can be found on the SAC 2021 website.
NOTE: Paper registration is required, allowing the inclusion of the paper/poster in the conference proceedings. An author or a proxy attending SAC MUST present the paper. This is a requirement for the paper/poster to be included in the ACM digital library. No-show of registered papers and posters will result in excluding them from the ACM digital library.