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An Empirical Study of Two Software Product Line Tools

Kattiana Constantino, Juliana Alves Pereira, Juliana Padilha, Priscilla Vasconcelos, Eduardo Figueiredo
2016 Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Software Approaches to Software Engineering  
In the last decades, software product lines (SPL) have proven to be an efficient software development technique in industries due its capability to increase quality and productivity and decrease cost and  ...  This empirical study involved 84 students who used and evaluated both tools.  ...  Target SPL Exemplar In this empirical study, we used the same software product line exemplar, called MobileMedia (Figueiredo et al., 2008) , in both replications.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0005829801640171 dblp:conf/enase/ConstantinoPPVF16 fatcat:u7rbp7sxxnf23o7jhrps3ktn5a

Productivity of Software Enhancement Projects: an Empirical Study

Luigi Lavazza, Geng Liu, Roberto Meli
2020 International Workshop on Software Measurement  
An empirical study was performed, analyzing the data from a large dataset that collects data from real-life projects.  ...  Having a correct, although approximate, knowledge of software development productivity is clearly important.  ...  Acknowledgments This work has been partially supported by the "Fondo di ricerca d'Ateneo" of the Università degli Studi dell'Insubria.  ... 
dblp:conf/iwsm/LavazzaLM20 fatcat:6mha6spkjfdj5knofjt6oir5na

An empirical study of open-source and closed-source software products

J.W. Paulson, G. Succi, A. Eberlein
2004 IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering  
This paper describes an empirical study of open-source and closed-source software projects.  ...  The motivation for this research is to quantitatively investigate common perceptions about open-source projects, and to validate these perceptions through an empirical study.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to thank the University of Calgary, the Free University of Bozen, NSERC, and ASERC for partially supporting this research.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tse.2004.1274044 fatcat:erb5kindfrfp5dcnjq5a7jbrs4

A product quality impacts of a mobile software product line: an empirical study

Luka Pavlič, Tina Beranič, Marjan Heričko
2021 PeerJ Computer Science  
The software product lines (SPL) enable development teams to fully address a systematic reuse of shared assets to deliver a family of similar software products.  ...  The paper reports a positive impact of an SPL approach on product quality (internal and external) and feature output per week.  ...  The software product lines (SPL) is an approach to reuse, employed in case where a family of products shares several common The SPL approach is explained in detail by the Software Engineering Institute  ... 
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.434 pmid:33987453 pmcid:PMC8093953 fatcat:aedonjsdurh6pdyoc4uuuqowkq

Effective Social Productivity Measurements during Software Development — An Empirical Study

Murat Yilmaz, Rory V. O'Connor, Paul Clarke
2016 International journal of software engineering and knowledge engineering  
Much of contemporary scientific discussion regarding factors that influence software development productivity is undertaken in various domains where there is an insufficient empirical basis for exploring  ...  The purpose of the study is to characterize the multidimensional nature of software development productivity and its social aspects as a set of latent constructs (i.e. variables that are not directly observed  ...  Acknowledgments This work is supported, in part, by Science Foundation Ireland grant number 10/CE/I1855 to Lero, the Irish Software Engineering Research Centre (www.lero. ie).  ... 
doi:10.1142/s0218194016500194 fatcat:35ugocs3pjco3fh5pien23jodm

In-depth characterization of exception flows in software product lines: an empirical study

Hugo Melo, Roberta Coelho, Uirá Kulesza, Demostenes Sena
2013 Journal of Software Engineering Research and Development  
Software Product Lines (SPLs) play an essential role in contemporary software development, improving program quality and reducing the time to market.  ...  This paper describes an empirical study that categorizes the possible ways exceptions flow through SPL features and investigates whether some of their characteristics can lead to faulty exception handling  ...  Empirical studies investigating the exception handling code of SPLs Figueiredo et al. (2008) present an empirical study that aims to compare AO and OO Java implementations of the MobileMedia SPL.  ... 
doi:10.1186/2195-1721-1-3 fatcat:ecxclji6vvcj7mm4pdk3mhuhfa

An Empirical Study of Pre-release Software Faults in an Industrial Product Line

Thomas R. Devine, Katerina Goseva-Popstajanova, Sandeep Krishnan, Robyn R. Lutz, J. Jenny Li
2012 2012 IEEE Fifth International Conference on Software Testing, Verification and Validation  
This paper presents results from an empirical study of pre-release fault and change proneness from four products in an industrial software product line.  ...  There is a lack of published studies providing empirical support for the assumption at the heart of product line development, namely, that through structured reuse later products will be less fault-prone  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work was supported by National Science Foundation grants 0916275 and 0916284 with funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icst.2012.98 dblp:conf/icst/DevineGKLL12 fatcat:uoteqt4h2zbajhg7s6i3oe4k2y

The Influence of Situational Factors in Software Product Management: An Empirical Study

Willem Bekkers, Inge van de Weerd, Sjaak Brinkkemper, Alain Mahieu
2008 2008 Second International Workshop on Software Product Management  
Current research in the field of software product management (SPM) and software process improvement does not take the situational context of a company into account.  ...  This paper presents a list of 27 situational factors in 5 categories, relevant to SPM, with the level of influence they have on the selection of (parts of) methods.  ...  Document study -Documentation provided by the product managers will be gathered to get an overview of the SPM processes. Literature study -The first list of SFs will be based upon a literature study.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iwspm.2008.8 dblp:conf/re/BekkersWBM08 fatcat:pvtxjstihzgvppwkg73mx7vzli

Energy efficiency on the product roadmap: An empirical study across releases of a software product

Erik Jagroep, Giuseppe Procaccianti, Jan Martijn van der Werf, Sjaak Brinkkemper, Leen Blom, Rob van Vliet
2017 Journal of Software: Evolution and Process  
Our results show how the introduction of an encryption module caused a noticeable increase in the energy consumption of the product.  ...  We demonstrate how the method can be applied and provide an in-depth analysis of energy consumption of software components.  ...  Furthermore, as this work is an extension of a previously published paper [21] , we would like to thank the reviewers and the editors of this special issue for their valuable comments.  ... 
doi:10.1002/smr.1852 fatcat:lqo3q25yzjf3xlugwi7cwduk7a

An empirical study of eServices product UML sizing metrics

Yue Chen, B.W. Boehm, R. Madachy, R. Valerdi
2004 Proceedings. 2004 International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering, 2004. ISESE '04.  
In this paper we present an empirical 14-project-study of three different sizing metrics which cover different software life-cycle activities: requirement metrics (requirement), UML metrics (architecture  ...  Size is one of the most fundamental measurements of software. For the past two decades, the source line of code (SLOC) and function point (FP) metrics have been dominating software sizing approaches.  ...  [10] However, to date, few empirical studies have been conducted to contrast these new approaches.  ... 
doi:10.1109/isese.2004.1334907 fatcat:ohuzilgtnzhmrkcfzufpj3m76m

An Empirical Study of Configuration Mismatches in Linux

Sascha El-Sharkawy, Adam Krafczyk, Klaus Schmid
2017 Proceedings of the 21st International Systems and Software Product Line Conference - Volume A on - SPLC '17  
Ideally the variability of a product line is represented completely and correctly by its variability model.  ...  We identify various categories of configuration issues and show that about two-thirds of the configuration mismatches may actually lead to kernel misconfigurations.  ...  Any opinions expressed herein are solely by the authors and not of the DFG or the BMBF.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3106195.3106208 dblp:conf/splc/El-SharkawyKS17 fatcat:hqorjvbj6ncfbgouzub3zfp4jm

Empirical evaluation of the effects of experience on code quality and programmer productivity: an exploratory study

Oscar Dieste, Alejandrina M. Aranda, Fernando Uyaguari, Burak Turhan, Ayse Tosun, Davide Fucci, Markku Oivo, Natalia Juristo
2017 Empirical Software Engineering  
Experience in the use of productivity tools, such as testing frameworks and IDE also has positive effects. Conclusion Years of experience are a poor predictor of programmer performance.  ...  Results Programming experience gained in industry does not appear to have any effect whatsoever on quality and productivity.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to acknowledge Dr.Hakan Erdogmus who contributed to the design of one of the tasks used in the study (BSK) and the corresponding test cases.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10664-016-9471-3 fatcat:azrchbz3irfspadypmysakfoii

Product Diversification In Competitive R&D-Intensive Firms: An Empirical Study Of The Computer Software Industry

C. Catherine Chiang
2010 Journal of Applied Business Research  
Empirical results obtained <span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp;</span>using the prepackaged computer software industry as the sample show that: (1) diversified firms appear to be more profitable (have  ...  <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0.5in 0pt; mso-pagination: none;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: Times New Roman;">This paper studies the effect of  ...  Unlike a cross-sectional study, an industry-specific study provides natural control for the external competitive environment (Sherer and Ross 1990) and for the technological conditions of the sample firms  ... 
doi:10.19030/jabr.v26i1.280 fatcat:nj45ej2zkfespcu5czrloklumy

Product Variety, Online Word of Mouth and Long Tail: An Empirical Study on the Internet Software Market

Wenqi Zhou, Wenjing Duan
2009 International Conference on Information Systems  
The findings also offer an explanation for the mixed results reported in extant studies on the influence of online user reviews.  ...  This study examines the impact of both demand and supply side factors on long tail and superstar effects in the context of online software download.  ...  An interesting extension to this study is to examine the pattern and trend of the threshold for products in different markets.  ... 
dblp:conf/icis/ZhouD09 fatcat:hwxpkymtpzd63lp4yt2pzjodya

Achieving agility and quality in product development - an empirical study of hardware startups

Vebjørn Berg, Jørgen Birkeland, Anh Nguyen-Duc, Ilias O. Pappas, Letizia Jaccheri
2020 Journal of Systems and Software  
The development of software products in the startup context is known as opportunistic, agility-driven, and with high tolerance for technical debt.  ...  Method: We conducted an exploratory study with 13 hardware startups, collecting data through semi-structured interviews and analysis of documentation.  ...  This study provides early empirical evidence into prototyping and engineering practices in hardware startups.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jss.2020.110599 fatcat:lmaljllvffcq3owmpjvtjjmjku
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