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ProSim?04 — The 5th International Workshop on Software Process Simulation and Modeling
Found in: Software Engineering, International Conference on
By Dietmar Pfahl, Ioana Rus, David Raffo, Paul Wernick
Issue Date:May 2004
pp. 777-778
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Analyzing Networks of Issue Reports
Found in: 2013 17th European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering (CSMR)
By Markus Borg,Dietmar Pfahl,Per Runeson
Issue Date:March 2013
pp. 79-88
Completely analyzed and closed issue reports in software development projects, particularly in the development of safety-critical systems, often carry important information about issue-related change locations. These locations may be in the source code, as...
 
How many individuals to use in a QA task with fixed total effort?
Found in: 2012 6th International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM)
By Mika V. Mantyla,Kai Petersen,Dietmar Pfahl
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 311-314
Increasing the number of persons working on quality assurance (QA) tasks, e.g., reviews and testing, increases the number of defects detected — but it also increases the total effort unless effort is controlled with fixed effort budgets. Our research inves...
 
How can open source software development help requirements management gain the potential of open innovation: An exploratory study
Found in: 2012 6th International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM)
By Krzysztof Wnuk,Dietmar Pfahl,David Callele,Even-Andre Karlsson
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 271-279
A key component in successfully managing software products is to properly, and in a timely manner, identify and secure competitive advantage by innovation via feature differentiation. Although open source software (OSS) is not a new idea, several product d...
 
Industrial Comparability of Student Artifacts in Traceability Recovery Research - An Exploratory Survey
Found in: Software Maintenance and Reengineering, European Conference on
By Markus Borg,Krzysztof Wnuk,Dietmar Pfahl
Issue Date:March 2012
pp. 181-190
About a hundred studies on trace ability recovery have been published in software engineering for a. In roughly half of them, software artifacts developed by students have been used as input. To what extent student artifacts differ from industrial counterp...
 
What Do We Know about Scientific Software Development's Agile Practices?
Found in: Computing in Science and Engineering
By Magnus Thorstein Sletholt,Jo Erskine Hannay,Dietmar Pfahl,Hans Petter Langtangen
Issue Date:March 2012
pp. 24-37
The development of scientific software has similarities with processes that follow the software engineering
 
Decision Support for Product Release Planning Based on Robustness Analysis
Found in: Requirements Engineering, IEEE International Conference on
By Ahmed Al-Emran, Dietmar Pfahl, Guenther Ruhe
Issue Date:October 2010
pp. 157-166
Decision-making in requirements engineering often needs to be done in the presence of uncertainty. Rigorous methods can help to increase the probability of making the most appropriate decisions under the given circumstances. Robustness is a measure for the...
 
How do scientists develop and use scientific software?
Found in: Software Engineering for Computational Science and Engineering, ICSE Workshop on
By Jo Erskine Hannay, Carolyn MacLeod, Janice Singer, Hans Petter Langtangen, Dietmar Pfahl, Greg Wilson
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 1-8
New knowledge in science and engineering relies increasingly on results produced by scientific software. Therefore, knowing how scientists develop and use software in their research is critical to assessing the necessity for improving current development p...
 
Software Process Simulation Modeling: Facts, Trends and Directions
Found in: Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference
By He Zhang, Barbara Kitchenham, Dietmar Pfahl
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 59-66
Software Process Simulation Modeling (SPSM) research has increased since the first ProSim Workshop held in 1998 and Kellner, Madachy and Raffo (KMR) discussed the
 
Experience-Based Model-Driven Improvement Management with Combined Data Sources from Industry and Academia
Found in: Empirical Software Engineering, International Symposium on
By Andreas Jedlitschka,Dietmar Pfahl
Issue Date:October 2003
pp. 154
Experience-based improvement using various modelling techniques is an important issue in software engineering. Many approaches have been proposed and applied in both industry and academia, e.g., case studies, pilot projects, controlled experiments, assessm...
 
CORONET: An Australian Software Engineering Experience in Collaborative Research with the European Community
Found in: Software Engineering Conference, Australian
By John D'Ambra, Ross Jeffery, Dietmar Pfahl
Issue Date:August 2001
pp. 0255
Abstract: The purpose of this paper is two fold. Firstly, to inform the Australian software engineering community of the European Fifth Framework research structure and the involvement of an Australian partner in a fifth framework project, CORONET. Secondl...
 
A Method for Efficient Measurement-based COTS Assessment and Selection -Method Description and Evaluation Results
Found in: Software Metrics, IEEE International Symposium on
By Michael Ochs, Dietmar Pfahl, G. Chrobok-Diening, B. Nothhelfer-Kolb
Issue Date:April 2001
pp. 285
The use of Commercial-off-the-Shelf (COTS) software has become more and more important in state-of-the-art and state-of-the-practice software and system development. The use of COTS software promises faster time-to-market, reduced development cost, increas...
 
An Experiment for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Using a System Dynamics Simulation Model in Software Project Management Education
Found in: Software Metrics, IEEE International Symposium on
By Dietmar Pfahl, Günther Ruhe, Nataliya Koval
Issue Date:April 2001
pp. 97
Due to increasing demand for software project managers in industry, efforts are needed to develop the management-related knowledge and skills of the current and future software workforce. In particular, university education needs to provide to their comput...
 
Using Simulation for Assessing the Real Impact of Test Coverage on Defect Coverage
Found in: Software Reliability Engineering, International Symposium on
By Lionel Briand, Dietmar Pfahl
Issue Date:November 1999
pp. 148
The use of test coverage measures (e.g., block coverage) to control the software test process has become an increasingly common practice. This is justified by the assumption that higher test coverage helps achieve higher defect coverage and therefore impro...
 
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...
 
How many individuals to use in a QA task with fixed total effort?
Found in: Proceedings of the ACM-IEEE international symposium on Empirical software engineering and measurement (ESEM '12)
By Dietmar Pfahl, Kai Petersen, Mika V. Mäntylä
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 311-314
Increasing the number of persons working on quality assurance (QA) tasks, e.g., reviews and testing, increases the number of defects detected -- but it also increases the total effort unless effort is controlled with fixed effort budgets. Our research inve...
     
How can open source software development help requirements management gain the potential of open innovation: an exploratory study
Found in: Proceedings of the ACM-IEEE international symposium on Empirical software engineering and measurement (ESEM '12)
By David Callele, Dietmar Pfahl, Even-André Karlsson, Krzysztof Wnuk
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 271-280
A key component in successfully managing software products is to properly, and in a timely manner, identify and secure competitive advantage by innovation via feature differentiation. Although open source software (OSS) is not a new idea, several product d...
     
Do better IR tools improve the accuracy of engineers' traceability recovery?
Found in: Proceedings of the International Workshop on Machine Learning Technologies in Software Engineering (MALETS '11)
By Dietmar Pfahl, Markus Borg
Issue Date:November 2011
pp. 27-34
Large-scale software development generates an ever-growing amount of information. Multiple research groups have proposed using approaches from the domain of information retrieval (IR) to recover traceability. Several enhancement strategies have been initia...
     
A literature review of agile practices and their effects in scientific software development
Found in: Proceeding of the 4th international workshop on Software engineering for computational science and engineering (SECSE '11)
By Dietmar Pfahl, Hans Christian Benestad, Hans Petter Langtangen, Jo Hannay, Magnus Thorstein Sletholt
Issue Date:May 2011
pp. 1-9
The nature of scientific research and the development of scientific software have similarities with processes that follow the agile manifesto: responsiveness to change and collaboration are of the utmost importance. But how well do current scientific softw...
     
Can we evaluate the quality of software engineering experiments?
Found in: Proceedings of the 2010 ACM-IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM '10)
By Barbara Kitchenham, Dag I. K. Sjoberg, David Budgen, Dietmar Pfahl, Martin Host, O. Pearl Brereton, Per Runeson, Tore Dyba
Issue Date:September 2010
pp. 1-8
Context: The authors wanted to assess whether the quality of published human-centric software engineering experiments was improving. This required a reliable means of assessing the quality of such experiments. Aims: The aims of the study were to confirm th...
     
Software process simulation over the past decade: trends discovery from a systematic review
Found in: Proceedings of the Second ACM-IEEE international symposium on Empirical software engineering and measurement (ESEM '08)
By Barbara Kitchenham, Dietmar Pfahl, He Zhang
Issue Date:October 2008
pp. 1-87
Software Process Simulation (SPS) research has increased since 1998 when the first ProSim Workshop was held. This paper aims to reveal how SPS has evolved during the past 10 years based on the preliminary results from the systematic literature review of SP...
     
A systematic approach to produce small courseware modules for combined learning and knowledge management environments
Found in: Proceedings of the 14th international conference on Software engineering and knowledge engineering (SEKE '02)
By Dietmar Pfahl, Ines Grutzner, Niniek Angkasaputra
Issue Date:July 2002
pp. 533-539
Combining technology enabled learning and knowledge management is a very promising strategy to systematic competence building in software organizations. In order to set-up a combined learning and knowledge management environment and to support organization...
     
Quantitative WinWin: a new method for decision support in requirements negotiation
Found in: Proceedings of the 14th international conference on Software engineering and knowledge engineering (SEKE '02)
By Armin Eberlein, Dietmar Pfahl, Gunther Ruhe
Issue Date:July 2002
pp. 159-166
Defining, prioritizing, and selecting requirements are problems of tremendous importance. In this paper, a new approach called Quantitative WinWin for decision support in requirements negotiation is studied. The difference to Boehm's WinWin groupware-based...
     
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