A-Mobile 2023

The 6th International Workshop on Advances in Mobile App Analysis

15 September 2023, Kirchberg, Luxembourg

held in conjunction with the 38th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE 2023)


The international workshop on advances in mobile app analysis (A-Mobile) aims at bringing together international researchers and practitioners in the field of mobile app analysis to present and discuss emerging advanced techniques. To this end, we will welcome original articles on every aspect related to mobile apps analysis such as static and dynamic analysis.

Areas of interest include but are not restricted to:

  • Security and Privacy analysis of Mobile Apps
  • Energy and Performance Analysis of Mobile Apps
  • Evolution and Trend Analysis of Mobile Apps
  • Variants Analysis of Mobile Apps
  • Quality Analysis of Mobile Apps
  • Mobile Malware Analysis
  • Mobile Ads Analysis
  • Mobile App Developments
  • Automated Testing Technologies and Approaches
  • Mining App Repositories
  • AI-based Mobile App Analysis

Important dates

Paper submissions: July 14, 2023 (AoE) July 28, 2023 (AoE)
Paper notifications: August 13, 2023 (AoE)
Paper camera ready: August 18, 2023 (AoE)
Workshop date: September 15, 2023

Submission details

Authors are invited to submit: 1) regular paper: original articles presenting emerging results on advanced mobile app analysis. The articles must not exceed 6 pages including figures, appendices and references. 2) short papers: covering new ideas, visions (of the future), reflections (on the past), and tool demonstrations that must not exceed 4 pages including figures, appendices and references.

All the submissions must not have been published elsewhere or under review elsewhere when being considered for A-Mobile 2023.

Submissions must conform to the ASE 2023 formatting and submission instructions: All submissions must be in PDF format and conform, at time of submission, to the IEEE Conference Proceedings Formatting Guidelines (title in 24pt font and full text in 10pt type, LaTeX users must use \documentclass[10pt,conference]{IEEEtran} without including the compsoc or compsocconf option).

Please submit your papers through the following EasyChair link:


For accepted papers (except for talk abstracts), authors are required to prepare their final submissions for the workshop proceedings based on the suggestions provided by reviewers.


  • Guozhu Meng, Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  • Xiao Chen, Monash University, Australia
  • Ting Su, East China Normal University, China
  • Sam Malek, University of California, Irvine

Publicity Chairs

  • Pei Liu, CSIRO Data 61, Australia
  • Jingling Sun, East China Normal University, China
  • Lu Xiang, Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Technical Program Committee

  • Kevin Allix, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  • Sen Chen, Tianjin University, China
  • Yanyan Jiang, Nanjing University, China
  • Pingfan Kong, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  • Yepang Liu, Southern University of Science and Technology, China
  • Pei Liu, CSIRO Data 61, Australia
  • Kevin Moran, University of Central Florida, US
  • Chao Peng, Bytedance, China
  • Romain Rouvoy, Univ. Lille / Inria / IUF, France
  • Jordan Samhi, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  • Bingyu Shen, Meta, US
  • Xiaoyu Sun, Monash University, Australia
  • Haoye Tian, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  • Haoyu Wang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
  • Liu Wang, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China


Session I

Local Time 9:00

Workshop: Opening

Local Time 9:00

Keynote Speech

On the Soundness of Android Static Analysis

Jordan Samhi, CISPA - Helmholtz Center for Information Security

Local Time 10:30

Keynote Speech

Linking Static Analysis Warnings of Android Apps with App User Reviews

Lili Wei, McGill University, Canada


Local Time 11:30


Ecological Impact of Native versus Cross-Platform Mobile Apps: a Preliminary Study

Vincent Frattaroli (Inside App), Olivier Le Goaër (LIUPPA, Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour), Olivier Philippot (Greenspector)

Local Time 11:40


Cross-platform mobile app development: the IscteSpots experience

Joao Carlos Cambaia Gomes de Almeida , Fernando Brito e Abreu (ISCTE-IUL), Duarte Almeida (Iscte - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa)

Local Time 11:50


Detecting Temporal Inconsistency in Biased Datasets for Android Malware Detection

Haonan Hu (Southern University of Science and Technology), Yue Liu , Yanjie Zhao (Monash Univerisity), Yonghui Liu (Monash University), Xiaoyu Sun (Australian National University, Australia), Kla Tantithamthavorn (Monash University), Li Li (Beihang University)

Local Time 12:00

Workshop: Closing


For further inquiries, please contact the organizers. We also welcome all suggestions and comments to this workshop.