Aims, Objectives and Scope

The VFAST Transactions on Software Engineering is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the VFAST-Research Platform. It was established in 2013 and covers the areas of software engineering and its applications. The aim of this journal is to provide an international platform for engineers and academicians all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and development in the field of software engineering and its application.

Further aim to make quality publication, for the purpose the research papers are passed through the rigorous peer-review process to ensure originality, relevance, and readability. The journal also seeks clearly written survey and review articles from experts in the field, to promote insightful understanding of the state-of-the-art and technology trends. The Objectives of the Journal are to continue to pursue a high level of research publications and assume leadership in research journals of the field with excellence.


The journal publishes original papers including but not limited to the following fields:

  • Automated Software Design and Synthesis
  • Automated Software Specification
  • Component-Based Software Engineering
  • Computer-Supported Cooperative Work
  • Formal Methods
  • Knowledge Acquisition
  • Object-Oriented Technology
  • Patterns and Frameworks
  • Process and Workflow Management
  • Program Understanding Issues
  • Programming Languages and Software Engineering
  • Reflection and Metadata Approaches
  • Reliability and Fault Tolerance
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Software Architecture
  • Software Design Methods
  • Software Domain Modeling and Meta-Modeling
  • Software Engineering Decision Support
  • Software Engineering Education
  • Software Maintenance and Evolution
  • Software Process Modeling
  • Software Quality
  • Software Reuse
  • Software Testing
  • Software applications in Machine learing,  Bioinformatics, Image processing, Robotics, Artificial Intelegence etc.