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Using Requirements Management Tools in Software Product Line Engineering: The State of the Practice
Found in: Software Product Line Conference, International
By Danilo Beuche, Andreas Birk, Heinrich Dreier, Andreas Fleischmann, Heidi Galle, Gerald Heller, Dirk Janzen, Isabel John, Ramin Tavakoli Kolagari, Thomas von der Maßen, Andreas Wolfram
Issue Date:September 2007
pp. 84-96
A software product line oriented approach to developing systems has an impact on the development process as a whole. Although the basic idea of product lines is simple, systematic implementation of the approach is a challenging task. In fact, today?s softw...
Product Line Engineering: The State of the Practice
Found in: IEEE Software
By Andreas Birk, Gerald Heller, Isabel John, Klaus Schmid, Thomas von der Maßen, Klaus Müller
Issue Date:November 2003
pp. 52-60
<p>Software product lines are powerful tools for ensuring quality, economic efficiency, and manageability of families of software systems. SPL is important for many companies in the software business, ranging from small start-ups to large industrial ...
Towards Object Classification Using 3D Sensor Data
Found in: Learning and Adaptive Behaviors for Robotic Systems, ECSIS Symposium on
By Sören Schwertfeger, Jann Poppinga, Max Pfingsthorn, Andreas Birk
Issue Date:August 2008
pp. 53-58
This paper presents an approach to classify objects using 3D sensor data and an evolutionary algorithm. An important by-product of this classification is, that additionally certain properties and the pose in space of this object are determined. The Reprodu...
Pragmatic Consistency Management in Industrial Requirements Specifications
Found in: Software Engineering and Formal Methods, IEEE International Conference on
By Jan Scheffczyk, Uwe M. Borghoff, Andreas Birk, Johannes Siedersleben
Issue Date:September 2005
pp. 272-281
Industrial requirements specifications suffer from consistency problems, particularly in multi-angular or temporal relationships between different specification results. Current consistency management tools generate too many repairs, lack support for tempo...
Postmortem: Never Leave a Project without It
Found in: IEEE Software
By Andreas Birk, Torgeir Dingsøyr, Tor Stålhane
Issue Date:May 2002
pp. 43-45
<p>Postmortem analysis is a practical method for initiating knowledge management by capturing experience and improvement suggestions from completed projects. It requires little effort and quickly provides initial results, making it suitable even for ...
Validating the ISO/IEC 15504 Measure of Software Requirements Analysis Process Capability
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering
By Khaled El Emam, Andreas Birk
Issue Date:June 2000
pp. 541-566
<p><b>Abstract</b>—ISO/IEC 15504 is an emerging international standard on software process assessment. It defines a number of software engineering processes and a scale for measuring their capability. One of the defined processes is softw...
A Product-Process Dependency Definition Method
Found in: EUROMICRO Conference
By Dirk Hamann, Janne Järvinen, Andreas Birk, Dietmar Pfahl
Issue Date:August 1998
pp. 20898
<p>The success of most software companies depends largely on software product quality. High product quality is usually a result of advanced software development processes. Hence, improvement actions should be selected based on sound knowledge about t...
Applications of Measurement in Product-Focused Process Improvement: A Comparative Industrial Case Study
Found in: Software Metrics, IEEE International Symposium on
By Andreas Birk, Pieter Derks, Dirk Hamann, Jorma Hirvensalo, Markku Oivo, Erik Rodenbach, Rini Van Solingen, Jorma Taramaa
Issue Date:March 1998
pp. 105
In ESPRIT project PROFES, measurement according to the Goal/Question/Metric (GQM) approach is conducted in industrial software projects at Draeger Medical Technology, Ericsson Finland, and Schlumberger Retail Petroleum Systems. A comparative case study inv...
Hungry robots
Found in: Crossroads
By Andreas Birk, Tony Belpaeme
Issue Date:September 1994
pp. 15-19
Its potential sounds so appealing, but there are several challenges to overcome before true ubiquitous computing will garner global acceptance.