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Experience with software process simulation and modeling

Walt Scacchi
1999 Journal of Systems and Software  
In this paper, I describe an approach and experiences in developing and applying simulation and modeling technologies to software processes.  ...  First, I describe an approach and examples of software simulation and modeling as investigated with knowledge-based process engineering environment developed at USC.  ...  In particular, Peiwei Mi and John Noll played major roles in developing and evolving the software technologies described here. Pankaj K. Garg, M.J.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0164-1212(99)00011-4 fatcat:rcifolwytrce7fejmfnwzt3ngy

Getting the Best out of Software Process Simulation and Empirical Research in Software Engineering

Paul Wernick, Tracy Hall
2007 Second International Workshop on Realising Evidence-Based Software Engineering (REBSE '07)  
This position paper sets out our views on the need to use simulation and quantitative experiments in combination in order to maximise the benefit of both to software engineering research.  ...  Each approach should be used to overcome weaknesses in the other in attempting to predict the behaviour of software processes when new or modified processes, tools or techniques are employed.  ...  observed values obtained from experiments with student subjects into pair programming on a simulation model of an existing software process [13] ?  ... 
doi:10.1109/rebse.2007.3 fatcat:45hmakrbm5difgju4yypvvn2fe

Collaborative Work in Domain-Specific Discrete Event Simulation Software Development: Fleet Anti-air Defense Simulation Software

Chang Ho Sung, Il-Chul Moon, Tag Gon Kim
2010 2010 19th IEEE International Workshops on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructures for Collaborative Enterprises  
The M&S process is applied to develop a real-world M&S software development experience in a military domain.  ...  This paper describes M&S stakeholders and proposes a collaborative work process in the development of domain-specific simulation software.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work was supported by the Defense Acquisition Program Administration and the Agency for Defense Development under contract UD080042AD, Korea.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wetice.2010.31 dblp:conf/wetice/SungMK10 fatcat:5n3rlpmnsffofdi3otlvbjd6l4

Intelligent Behavior Simulation Module for Software Process Elements

Rafael O. Chaves, Walter A. Da L. Lobato, Emanuel M. Da C. Tavares, Sandro R. B. Oliveira, Tales C. Miranda, Eloi L. Favero
2011 2011 Brazilian Symposium on Games and Digital Entertainment  
This paper shows the results of the development of an AI component called Intelligent Behavior Simulation Module for Software Process Elements (MSCI-ep) for software process simulators.  ...  MSCI-ep objectives are to support and encourage development of this genre of educational games.  ...  Thus, the MSCI-ep is concerned with all the attributes of the elements of process simulation software and their relationships.  ... 
doi:10.1109/sbgames.2011.29 dblp:conf/sbgames/ChavesLTOMF11 fatcat:qbk3yz6sw5eylkwcjadzc5qway

Business Process Modeling and simulation

Geoffrey Hook
2011 Proceedings of the 2011 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC)  
Particular focus will be placed on the way a business process is modeled and for what purpose the model is constructed.  ...  This paper investigates the development of simulation in relation to Business Process Modeling (BPM).  ...  The second major contributor being my experience collaborating with leading Business Process Modeling providers including IBM and Software AG (previously IDS Scheer) to incorporate simulation within their  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc.2011.6147804 dblp:conf/wsc/Hook11 fatcat:t2t4agbukjb73hfblucyb5pk2q

The Impacts Of Local Decision Making On Customisation Process Speed Across Distributed Boundaries: A Case Study

A. M. Qahtani, G. B. Wills, A. M. Gravell
2015 Zenodo  
Then, we compare the outputs of the real case process and the outputs of the CCRD model using simulation methods.  ...  Communicating and managing customers' requirements in software development projects play a vital role in the software development process.  ...  Therefore, simulation models enable researchers to control software engineering experiments, and also allow them to identify the factors that impact the outputs of the simulation model with less cost and  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1337785 fatcat:slhz7jtnwzgb5kprrqmzpe4gl4

Simulation in software engineering training

Anke Drappa, Jochen Ludewig
2000 Proceedings of the 22nd international conference on Software engineering - ICSE '00  
The results of experiments based on the QA model are reported. Finally, conclusions are drawn from the experiments and future work is outlined.  ...  A new simulation model, the so called QA model, is introduced. The model behavior is demonstrated by investigating and comparing different strategies for software development.  ...  Many thanks to them and to Paul Hulbert in Bristol, England, who has polished our English.  ... 
doi:10.1145/337180.337203 dblp:conf/icse/DrappaL00 fatcat:qianekolanccviakid5ckmlccm

Environmental modeling and simulation — applications and future requirements [chapter]

R. Grützner
1996 Environmental Software Systems  
Requirements and new approaches to the software tools for model and experimental description, simulation system architectures for parallel and distributed simulation experiments will be represented.  ...  Modeling and simulation is a problem solving method where problems are solved not by experimentation with real world systems but by experiments using models of real world objects.  ...  Coupling of Simulation Systems with other Software Tools Modeling and Simulation of environmental systems means working with a lot of data (e.g. input, geographical, environmental, result data).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-34951-0_9 fatcat:iep35xz6ynb6zgaezjcmnrlfzm

Report on ProSim'04

Dietmar Pfahl, David Raffo, Ioana Rus, Paul Wernick
2004 Software engineering notes  
Modeling and Simulating Free/Open Source Software Processes  ...  This has been a successful international workshop that show-cases the leading research in the software process simulation and modeling domain and attracts many of the leading researchers and industrial  ...  Session 2: Simulation Modeling The simulation modeling session dealt with new approaches and applications of software process simulation techniques, methods, and tools.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1022494.1022505 fatcat:axqvdefly5bf7nbgv2x7jcsrzm

Software process simulation-at a crossroads?

He Zhang, David Raffo, Thomas Birkhöltzer, Dan Houston, Raymond Madachy, Jürgen Münch, Stanley M Sutton
2014 Journal of Software: Evolution and Process  
ACKNOWLEDGMENT We want to record our thanks to the International Conference on Software and Systems Process (ICSSP) 2012 and the Journal of Software: Evolution and Process for providing the possibilities  ...  to initiate this discussion and report the summary of our statements.  ...  In terms of the authors' experiences, most of the cost and duration of process simulation are given to elicitation of process information and data gathering and interpretation.  ... 
doi:10.1002/smr.1694 fatcat:kg3ferjh7ngxvpw6qdysri3xg4

Interactive strategies for developing intuitive knowledge as basis for simulation modeling education

Tajudeen A. Atolagbe, Vlatka Hlupic, Simon J. E. Taylor, Ray J. Paul
1997 Proceedings of the 29th conference on Winter simulation - WSC '97  
The objective is to examine the contents, framework, and instructional strategies for effective teaching and learning for simulation modeling.  ...  It proposes different theoretical paradigms that bear a close relationship to the development of curricula for simulation modeling and practice.  ...  Using simulation modeling software is mainly a cognitive process with a small motor element. The process involves thinking about what entities, attributes and events to include in the model.  ... 
doi:10.1145/268437.268789 fatcat:hauq6mvilbao7psacklhc3xo4m

Advancing the Development of Systems Engineers Using Process Simulators

Susan Ferreira, Misagh Faezipour
2012 Procedia Computer Science  
This paper discusses research related to the educational use of simulators in software engineering. These findings can be leveraged for the development of systems engineering process simulators.  ...  A systems engineering simulator can promote and accelerate experiential learning.  ...  Navarro and Van der Hoek [8] developed a simulation game called SimSE that uses a unique software process modeling approach.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2012.01.017 fatcat:h6xp75rtm5a7hj6ewpeok2j23e

Production planning and scheduling with material handling using modelling and simulation

Damian Krenczyk, Wojciech M. Kempa, Krzysztof Kalinowski, Cezary Grabowik, Iwona Paprocka, L. Slătineanu, G. Nagit, O. Dodun, V. Merticaru, M. Coteata, M.I. Ripanu, A.M. Mihalache (+5 others)
2017 MATEC Web of Conferences  
Since the raw material and intermediate transferring times are relevant in relation to the production times, it is required to model the material handling equipment and its activities.  ...  The problem of scheduling subject to manufacturing and logistical constraints based on data-driven models generation method is presented. A KbRS and FlexSim systems are used as a scheduling tool.  ...  Developed integration software module RapidSim allows for fast simulation model generation and conduct simulation experiments (with the visualization of the production processes flow) for rapid analysis  ... 
doi:10.1051/matecconf/201711209015 fatcat:pk4mtp2ntjflxg3kbjv3iodst4

Decision making support in CMMI process areas using multiparadigm simulation modeling

Daniel Crespo, Mercedes Ruiz
2012 Proceedings Title: Proceedings of the 2012 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC)  
The paper describes the model built and a case study with the simulation outputs.  ...  In this paper we propose to apply multiparadigm simulation modeling in the scope of two process areas of one of the most used software process maturity frameworks such as CMMI, with the aim of supporting  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This research is partially funded by the Ministry of Education and Science of Spain and European FEDER funds under project TIN2010-20057-C03-03.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc.2012.6464994 dblp:conf/wsc/CrespoR12 fatcat:jwk7kfdox5gchfbzdmrimba3ky

Are We Prepared for Simulation Based Studies in Software Engineering Yet?

Breno Bernard Nicolau de França, Guilherme Horta Travassos
2013 CLEI Electronic Journal  
procedures for the verification and validation of simulation models in the Software Engineering context.  ...  CONTEXT: Simulation-based studies have been used in different research areas in order to conduct computerized experiments with distinct purposes.  ...  We should like to acknowledge and thank Dr. Marco Antonio Araújo for his assistance as second researcher, supporting the selection stage of this work's protocol trial.  ... 
doi:10.19153/cleiej.16.1.8 fatcat:j7dkbf5yc5c5lnkecec434kwhm
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