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Erratum to: Introduction to the theme issue on variability modeling of software-intensive systems

Andrzej Wąsowski, Thorsten Weyer
2015 Journal of Software and Systems Modeling  
The correct information is (as in the references itself): "Bonifácio, Borba, Ferraz, and Accioly ('Empirical assessment of two approaches for specifying software product lines use case scenarios' [5])  ...  report the results of an empirical investigation of two different specification approaches for software product line scenarios, . . ." and "In 'The shape of feature code: an investigation of twenty c-preprocesor-based  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10270-015-0507-8 fatcat:tzgv5driafgtdji6mbb5i3zyuy

Introduction to the theme issue on variability modeling of software-intensive systems

Andrzej Wąsowski, Thorsten Weyer
2015 Journal of Software and Systems Modeling  
Acknowledgements We would like to thank the Editors-in-Chief of the Journal on Software and Systems Modeling for agreeing to publish this theme issue on Variability Modeling.  ...  Finally, we thank Martin Schindler of SoSyM for patient support during the lengthy editorial process of this theme issue.  ...  Queiroz, Passos, Valente, Hunsen, Apel and Czarnecki ("Empirical Assessment of Two Approaches for Specifying Software Product Lines Use Case Scenarios" [5] ) report the results of an empirical investigation  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10270-015-0501-1 fatcat:pw4pnadwznb37hqv7pok6a2y2e

Introduction to the RE'12 special issue

Pete Sawyer
2013 Requirements Engineering  
The authors' approach is to use a scenario-based technique for specifying product line requirements and a fully automated model-checking technique that allows inconsistencies to be identified.  ...  between requirements engineering and software product line research.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00766-013-0175-6 fatcat:6nhptmqhdfhpdeejlzoqe6j2te

Templates for textual use cases of software product lines: results from a systematic mapping study and a controlled experiment

Ismayle S Santos, Rossana MC Andrade, Pedro A Santos Neto
2015 Journal of Software Engineering Research and Development  
Use case templates can be used to describe functional requirements of a Software Product Line.  ...  The results of this experiment show that the specification of variabilities in the steps' numeric identifiers of the textual use cases is better to the use case understanding than the other approaches  ...  Furthermore, in this template there is an attribute for specifying which domain of the product line it is and another one that designates which product member the use case is specified for.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40411-015-0020-3 fatcat:eizl26g3ezffdjr4dql675omfq

Evaluating scenario-based SPL requirements approaches: the case for modularity, stability and expressiveness

Mauricio Alférez, Rodrigo Bonifácio, Leopoldo Teixeira, Paola Accioly, Uirá Kulesza, Ana Moreira, João Araújo, Paulo Borba
2013 Requirements Engineering  
Software product lines (SPL) provide support for productivity gains through systematic reuse.  ...  They are compared using the metrics developed in a set of releases from an exemplar case study.  ...  That report includes diverse techniques including for example, scenarios, goals and viewpoints. Nevertheless, it does not employ any empirical assessment using a common case study or experiments.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00766-013-0184-5 fatcat:uyu5k4ts2vdv7nxpmphxldlixa

Comparing Two Black-Box Testing Strategies for Software Product Lines

Paola Accioly, Paulo Borba, Rodrigo Bonifacio
2012 2012 Sixth Brazilian Symposium on Software Components, Architectures and Reuse  
To deal with this problem, techniques for specifying and deriving product specific functional test cases have been proposed.  ...  test execution environment, and a product specific technique whose functional test cases could be derived using any SPL approach that considers variations in functional tests.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank our reviewers, the SPG members, 3 Cristiano Ferraz, CNPq and CAPES PROCAD Brazilian research funding agencies and INES, grants 573964/2008-4 and APQ-1037-1.03/08, for  ... 
doi:10.1109/sbcars.2012.17 dblp:conf/sbcars/AcciolyBB12 fatcat:suc6w2giqbbmnp63xas4eezzyi

Requirements Evolution From Process to Product Oriented Management [chapter]

Stuart Anderson, Massimo Felici
2001 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper shows empirical investigations of two industrial case studies. The results point out evolutionary product features and identify an Empirical Framework to analysing Requirements Evolution.  ...  The resulting scenario then is a collection of general methodologies, which do not take into account product features that may enhance our ability in monitoring and controlling Requirements Evolution.  ...  We thank the industrial partners, who provided the case studies. Due to the confidentiality agreement with the industrial partners we cannot provide more detailed information.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-44813-6_6 fatcat:yuzzatojezdxfm5rqaqn4xlm2a

A Synthesis of Software Evaluation Methodologies and the Proposal of a New Practical Approach

Armin Azarian, Ali Siadat
2011 Journal of Software  
We have applied such an approach on one case study and derived indicators like task effectiveness and efficiency of the software product evaluation.  ...  We attempt to propose a new approach in order to assess and quantify the quality of the software evaluation process.  ...  The authors wish to thank this company for the support and opportunities offered for performing this research work.  ... 
doi:10.4304/jsw.6.11.2271-2281 fatcat:6ayvmeez6fhsxjphxbcatck5wy

A Comparative Study of Compositional and Annotative Modelling Approaches for Software Process Lines

Fellipe A. Aleixo, Marilia Freire, Daniel Alencar, Edmilson Campos, Uir' Kulesza
2012 2012 26th Brazilian Symposium on Software Engineering  
This paper presents a comparative study of compositional and annotative modeling approaches for software process lines.  ...  In our comparative study, OpenUP and Scrum based software process lines extracted from existing projects are modeled and implemented using an existing compositional approach -EPF Composer, and an annotative  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work was partially supported by the National Institute of Science and Technology for Software Engineering (INES) -CNPq under grants 573964/2008-4 and CNPQ 560256/2010-8.  ... 
doi:10.1109/sbes.2012.11 dblp:conf/sbes/AleixoFCNK12 fatcat:zvbmqg3myrftxooidru7hmenjm

Feature unweaving: Efficient variability extraction and specification for emerging software product lines

Reinhard Stoiber, Martin Glinz
2010 2010 Fourth International Workshop on Software Product Management  
In such cases, product managers have to be involved in creating and specifying the commonality and variability of the evolving software product line in order to continuously assure a winning business case  ...  We evaluate and validate our approach with two case studies. Abstract-Successful software products frequently evolve into software product lines, whether intentionally or not.  ...  Samuel Fricker for his enabling and active support that has made the case studies presented in this paper possible.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iwspm.2010.5623865 dblp:conf/re/StoiberG10 fatcat:3bszzeuwpvb6toy6zomtpvnhvq

An industrial case study for adopting software product lines in automotive industry

Karam Ignaim, João M. Fernandes
2019 Proceedings of the 23rd International Systems and Software Product Line Conference volume B - SPLC '19  
CCS CONCEPTS • Software and its engineering à Software development techniques à Reusability KEYWORDS Software Product Line, Feature Model, case study, variability.  ...  The results reveal that our approach can be suitable for the automotive domain in the case study.  ...  Ferreira and Jana Seidel for their active collaboration and support. Special acknowledgment to the spirit of Helder Boas, who passed away after he offered the help and support to this research work.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3307630.3342409 dblp:conf/splc/IgnaimF19 fatcat:xfrsecrmcfgkdklrsgpd5snfz4

Code-Level Energy Hotspot Localization via Naive Spectrum Based Testing [chapter]

Roberto Verdecchia, Achim Guldner, Yannick Becker, Eva Kern
2018 Progress in IS  
This is achieved by combining test case coverage information with runtime energy consumption measurements. The viability of the approach is assessed through an empirical experiment.  ...  assessing energy consumption of software and thus make including the energy consumption in the development process viable.  ...  empirical energy analyses of software products.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-99654-7_8 fatcat:kvz2tm4kfzcxddla6orbqupusy

Continuous evolution through software architecture evaluation: a case study

Christian Del Rosso
2006 Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution Research and Practice  
We have tried different approaches to software assessments with our mobile phone software, an embedded real-time software platform, which must support an increasingly large number of different product  ...  The assessment techniques presented include scenario-based software architecture assessment, software performance assessment and experience-based assessment.  ...  I would like to thank Alessandro Maccari who contributed as evaluator to the scenario-based assessment and the experience-based assessment.  ... 
doi:10.1002/smr.337 fatcat:4f7ekdlwprgijix3xkm3i4ttvm

Applying an Agility/Discipline Assessment for a Small Software Organisation [chapter]

Philip S. Taylor, Des Greer, Paul Sage, Gerry Coleman, Kevin McDaid, Ian Lawthers, Ronan Corr
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
A case study with a small software development organisation is provided to show the assessment in practice and the resulting risk mitigation strategies for process improvement.  ...  A more reasonable approach involves a careful risk assessment and framework for introducing agile practices to address specific risks.  ...  Acknowledgements The work described in this paper arises from the SPACE project, supported by the EU Programme for Peace & Reconciliation, administered by Co-operation Ireland.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11767718_25 fatcat:kch3i4a47jcmll7eqmmymybo7y

Simulating autosomal genotypes with realistic linkage disequilibrium and a spiked-in genetic effect

M. Shi, D. M. Umbach, A. S. Wise, C. R. Weinberg
2018 BMC Bioinformatics  
Our method can simulate genetically homogeneous or stratified populations and can simulate case-parents studies, case-control studies, case-only studies, or studies of quantitative traits.  ...  Results: Our construction uses existing genome-wide association data from unrelated case-parent triads, augmented by including a hypothetical complement triad for each triad (same parents but with a hypothetical  ...  Rolv Terje Lie and Joan Bailey-Wilson for comments on an earlier draft. The details of the collection and methods for samples used in this study are described by Beaty et al. [8] .  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12859-017-2004-2 pmid:29291710 pmcid:PMC5749028 fatcat:5otw67spkjfa7fcdp6jwmjpxce
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