A-Mobile 2022

The 5th International Workshop on Advances in Mobile App Analysis

10 October 2022, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

held in conjunction with the 37th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE 2022)


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 29, 2022 (AoE) August 5, 2022 (AoE)
Paper notifications: August 19, 2022 (AoE) August 26, 2022 (AoE)
Paper camera ready: September 2, 2022 (AoE)
Workshop date: Oct 10, 2022

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 2022.

Submissions must conform to the ASE 2022 formatting and submission instructions: All submissions must be in PDF format and conform, at time of submission, to the ACM Proceedings Template LaTEX users must use the \documentclass[sigconf,review,anonymous]{acmart} 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
  • Jacques Klein, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  • Sam Malek, University of California, Irvine

Publicity Chairs

  • Pei Liu, Monash University, Australia
  • Jingling Sun, East China Normal University, China

Technical Program Committee

  • Kevin Allix, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  • Haipeng Cai, Washington State University, USA
  • 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
  • Chao Peng, Bytedance, China
  • Romain Rouvoy, Univ. Lille / Inria / IUF, France
  • Jordan Samhi, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  • Xiaoyu Sun, Monash University, Australia
  • Haoyu Wang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
  • Lili Wei, McGill University, Canada


Session I

Eastern Time 8:30

Workshop: Opening

Eastern Time 8:40

Keynote Speech

Taming Android Fragmentation

Li Li, Monash University, Australia

Eastern Time 9:30


E-MANAFA: Energy Monitoring and ANAlysis tool For Android

Rui Rua (University of Minho), João Saraiva (University of Minho)


Eastern Time 10:30

Keynote Speech

The Promise of (Machine) Learning from User Interfaces to Support Software Engineering for Mobile Apps

Kevin Moran, George Mason University, US

Eastern Time 11:20


Privacy Analysis of Period Tracking Mobile Apps in the Post-Roe v. Wade Era

Zikan Dong (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications), Liu Wang (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications), Hao Xie (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications), Guoai Xu (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications) and Haoyu Wang (Huazhong University of Science and Technology)

Eastern Time 11:40


A First Look at CI/CD Adoptions in Open-Source Android Apps

Pei Liu (Monash University), Xiaoyu Sun (Monash University), Yanjie Zhao (Monash University), Yonghui Liu (Monash University), John Grundy (Monash University) and Li Li (Monash University)


Eastern Time 13:30

Keynote Speech

Analyzing Android Native Code: Where Are We? Where Should We Go?

Joshua Garcia, University of California, Irvine, US

Eastern Time 14:20


Scaling Arbitrary Android App Analysis

Felix Pauck (Paderborn University)

Eastern Time 14:40

Workshop: Closing


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