change style to default Text Only

Skip navigation.

IEE Proceedings – Software


IEE Proceedings – Software journal publishes papers on all aspects of the software lifecycle, including design, development, implementation and maintenance. The focus of the journal is on the methods used to develop and maintain software, and their practical application. Authors are especially encouraged to submit papers on the following topics, although papers on all aspects of software engineering are welcome:

  • Software and systems requirements engineering
  • Formal methods, design methods, practice and experience
  • Software architecture, aspect and object orientation, reuse and re-engineering
  • Testing, verification and validation techniques
  • Software dependability and measurement
  • Human systems engineering and human-computer interaction
  • Knowledge engineering; expert and knowledge-based systems, intelligent agents
  • Information systems engineering
  • Application of software engineering in industry and commerce
  • Software engineering technology transfer
  • Management of software development
  • Theoretical aspects of software development
  • Education and training, including continuing professional development

IEE Proceedings – Software is published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology in association with the British Computer Society (BCS) and in co-operation with AEI, MEE, SEP, SEV/ASE, VDE, with the support of the European Commission (EC).

   Publication acknowledged by the Convention of Societies of Engineers of Europe.

Paper of the Month

Abstraction classes in software design, Vol.153, No.4, p.163-182

Citing this Journal
IEE Proceedings – Software is usually cited by the abbreviated title ‘IEE Proc., Softw.’ Every article in this journal is assigned a Crossref DOI, which is displayed below the article abstract.

Recent and Forthcoming Special Issues

  • Microsoft Research: Embedded Systems
  • Relating Software Requirements and Architecture
  • Role-based Access Control

Author and Reader Benefits

  • Online submission and tracking platform
  • Prompt and rigorous peer review
  • Fast publication with advance online publication
  • No page charges
  • Worldwide readership and database coverage

IEE Proceedings journals are available in print and online in advance of printed publication on the IET Digital Library. To access the full-text of articles for this journal, you will need a valid subscription to the IET Digital Library, or you can purchase individual articles by clicking the ‘Buy’ button. IEE Proceedings journals are also available as part of the IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL).

Publication Information

Published in association with:


  • Print: 1462-5970
  • Online: 1463-9831

Editorial Team


Editorial Board

  • Eric Yu
  • Robert Hall
  • Eric Dubois
  • Rachel Harrison
  • Mark Harman
  • James Noble
  • Judith Bishop
  • Awais Rashid
  • Ralf Laemmel
  • Stefan Hanenberg
  • Peter Welch

Related Professional Network