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Evaluating the Benefits of Model-Driven Development [chapter]

África Domingo, Jorge Echeverría, Óscar Pastor, Carlos Cetina
2020 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Researchers have been evaluating the benefits of Model-Driven Development (MDD) for more than a decade now.  ...  To clarify the benefits of MDD, we present the results of our experiment, which compares MDD and Code-centric Development (CcD) in terms of correctness, efficiency, and satisfaction.  ...  Introduction Model-Driven Development (MDD) [19] promotes software models as the cornerstone of software development.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-49435-3_22 fatcat:2kkb7xabdzhfzovuhbkumed4cy

Empirical evaluation of uml-based model-driven techniques: Poster paper

Maurizio Leotta, Filippo Ricca, Marco Torchiano, Gianna Reggio
2013 IEEE 7th International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Science (RCIS)  
In this poster, we sketch our research plan about a "massive" empirical evaluation of modeldriven techniques following the first two already conducted steps in that respect (an exploratory survey and a  ...  We intend to experiment UML-based model-driven techniques in several contexts (e.g., desktop and Web applications), focusing on several software characteristics (e.g., maintainability and productivity)  ...  INTRODUCTION Model-driven is a software development approach based on the concept of model. In practice, models play the role of primary artefacts of the development process.  ... 
doi:10.1109/rcis.2013.6577735 dblp:conf/rcis/LeottaRTR13 fatcat:uuy3gsstxza6vny7e3onzohbkq

Empirical evaluation of effort on composing design models

Kleinner Farias
2010 Proceedings of the 32nd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering - ICSE '10  
However, the lack of empirical evidence about the impact of model composition techniques on developers' effort is a key impairment for their adoption in real-world design settings.  ...  The importance of model composition in model-centric software development is recognized by researchers and practitioners.  ...  INTRODUCTION Model-driven development (MDD) aims at shifting the software development focus from code to models.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1810295.1810404 dblp:conf/icse/Farias10 fatcat:j4rlhivjwzdllmnrnvetxmrmqi

Assessing the Frequency of Empirical Evaluation in Software Modeling Research

Jeffrey C. Carver, Eugene Syriani, Jeff Gray
2011 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems  
Our summary of 266 MoDELS papers found that 195 (73%) of the publications performed no empirical evaluation.  ...  There are different methods by which those claims can be evaluated. In this paper, we examine the degree to which such claims are supported by various types of empirical evaluation.  ...  benefit made in those papers.  ... 
dblp:conf/models/CarverSG11 fatcat:hqd2ysl7vvdifgiazatpyrmhki

Clarity for Stakeholders: Empirical Evaluation of ScenarioML, Use Cases, and Sequence Diagrams

2007 2007 Fifth International Workshop on Comparative Evaluation in Requirements Engineering  
We studied the clarity of three requirements forms, operationalized as ease of problem detection, freedom from obstructions to understanding, and understandability by a variety of stakeholders.  ...  to a range of system stakeholders, who were interviewed before and after performing tasks using the forms.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wish to thank WebReach, Inc. for their generous cooperation in the study, and Suzanne K. Schaefer for helping us develop the study protocol.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cere.2007.3 fatcat:iaptj3nwejhbpnzkowxrjghz7m

Empirical Findings on BDD Story Parsing to Support Consistency Assurance between Requirements and Artifacts

Thiago Rocha Silva, Brian Fitzgerald
2021 Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering  
This paper reports on preliminary empirical findings regarding the performance of two existing approaches in the literature intended to support consistency assurance between BDD stories and software artifacts  ...  elements to automatically assess the consistency of task models and GUI prototypes.  ...  the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 754489.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3463274.3463807 fatcat:aqhejne2rzfqjewirwk73q6w7m

Empirical evaluation of hybrid opportunistic networks

Pan Hui, A. Lindgren, J. Crowcroft
2009 2009 First International Communication Systems and Networks and Workshops  
It provides empirical evaluations to the large body of theoretical work that has been done in the past and insights for future research.  ...  To the best of our knowledge, this is the largest scale of experimental evaluations of hybrid opportunistic networks.  ...  We would like also to acknowledge the members of the Haggle project and the NCSU for the connectivity traces.  ... 
doi:10.1109/comsnets.2009.4808891 fatcat:dviap65gsbhqrmtw2f45ymnaem

How do Writers Evaluate their Own Empirical Research? A Genre-based Inquiry into Economics Journal Papers

May Siaw-Mei Liu, Jason Miin-Hwa Lim
2014 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Using the latest Swalesian move-step analytical framework, this study aims to analyse the communicative functions of this move in empirical economics research articles and identify its constituent steps  ...  foreground the value of their studies in the later portions of their research reports.  ...  the sample to only data-driven empirical research articles.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.04.219 fatcat:wprg5n6vl5civclen37abxhjji

An Empirical Performance Evaluation of Scalable Scientific Applications

J.S. Vetter, A. Yoo
2002 ACM/IEEE SC 2002 Conference (SC'02)  
Our analysis is driven by empirical measurements using statistical and tracing instrumentation for both communication and computation.  ...  Our experiments demonstrate that some traits, such as improvements in the scaling and performance of MPI's collective operations, will benefit most applications.  ...  This work was performed under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Energy by the University of California, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory under contract No. W-7405-Eng-48.  ... 
doi:10.1109/sc.2002.10036 dblp:conf/sc/VetterY02 fatcat:uv2itucn6naztd5ug3pcf37p4q

Evaluating advantages of test driven development

Gerardo Canfora, Aniello Cimitile, Felix Garcia, Mario Piattini, Corrado Aaron Visaggio
2006 Proceedings of the 2006 ACM/IEEE international symposium on International symposium on empirical software engineering - ISESE '06  
Test driven development (TDD) is gaining interest among practitioners and researchers: it promises to increase the quality of the code.  ...  Even if TDD is considered a development practice, it relies on the use of unit testing.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We would like to thank you managers of Soluziona for allowing us to carry out the experiment and the engineers who took part to it.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1159733.1159788 dblp:conf/isese/CanforaCGPV06 fatcat:5bn223dhwzhopml73g5f3tpvym

An empirical evaluation of communication effectiveness in autonomous reactive multiagent systems

David Hurt, Paul Tarau
2005 Proceedings of the 2005 ACM symposium on Applied computing - SAC '05  
Cost-benefit models show some conflicting information, indicating that the increased performance may not offset the additional cost of achieving that performance.  ...  In particular, results indicate that the communication model of the bee is a particularly effective method of agent communication and collaboration.  ...  Pérez-Uribe and Hirsbrunner (2) develop a model of agent behavior based on honey bees.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1066677.1066698 dblp:conf/sac/HurtT05 fatcat:56tbkmk3yja5le54qtjp4i53hu

SimVerb-3500: A Large-Scale Evaluation Set of Verb Similarity

Daniela Gerz, Ivan Vulić, Felix Hill, Roi Reichart, Anna Korhonen
2016 Proceedings of the 2016 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing  
Further, with significantly larger development and test sets than existing benchmarks, SimVerb-3500 enables more robust evaluation of representation learning architectures and promotes the development  ...  We introduce SimVerb-3500, an evaluation resource that provides human ratings for the similarity of 3,500 verb pairs.  ...  Acknowledgments This work is supported by the ERC Consolidator Grant LEXICAL (648909).  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/d16-1235 dblp:conf/emnlp/GerzVHRK16 fatcat:3j35mbnku5g7fgnzinbf3lvqme

An empirical evaluation of the impact of process standardization on process performance and flexibility

Bjoern Muenstermann, Nils Joachim, Daniel Beimborn
2009 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
We develop and empirically evaluate a theoretical model of the differential impact of business process homogenization and optimization on business process flexibility and performance.  ...  This paper is among the first to propose a research model and empirical operationalization to analyze the twofold impact of process standardization on business process flexibility and performance.  ...  ') that is empirically evaluated in a subsequent step (sections 'approach' and 'results').  ... 
dblp:conf/amcis/MuenstermannJB09 fatcat:rbndynkcobe2npuvigkg7l6zvi

Evaluating personalization and customization from an ethical point of view: an empirical study

H. Treiblmaier, M. Madlberger, N. Knotzer, I. Pollach
2004 37th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2004. Proceedings of the  
This paper examines whether classic ethical theories can solve the ethical dilemmas associated with user-controlled customization and system-driven personalization of Web sites.  ...  Based on the notion that data sensitivity is not a universal concept but comes in different levels of intensity, we conducted an Internetbased survey among consumers to determine their level of data sensitivity  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wish to thank Armin Gegenbauer, who assisted in the collection of the data, and Andreas Strebinger, who helped with the statistical analysis. References  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2004.1265434 dblp:conf/hicss/TreiblmaierMKP04 fatcat:fm4yjhiacfbbdgxunqahyr7svm

Towards a Better Metric for Evaluating Question Generation Systems

Preksha Nema, Mitesh M. Khapra
2018 Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing  
The scripts and data developed as a part of this work are made publicly available. 1  ...  There has always been criticism for using ngram based similarity metrics, such as BLEU, NIST, etc, for evaluating the performance of NLG systems.  ...  We would also like to express our gratitude to the volunteers who participated in human evaluations.  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/d18-1429 dblp:conf/emnlp/NemaK18 fatcat:qtasbvhqcndylj74zwgbdnwdue
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