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Large-scale Information Retrieval in Software Engineering-An Experience Report from Industrial Application
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Abstract Background: Software Engineering activities are information intensive. Research proposes Information Retrieval (IR) techniques to support engineers in their daily tasks, such as establishing and maintaining traceability links, fault identification, and software

Views on internal and external validity in empirical software engineering
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Abstract:Empirical methods have grown common in software engineering, but there is no consensus on how to apply them properly. Is practical relevance key Do internally valid studies have any value Should we replicate more to address the tradeoff between

Green in Software Engineering
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Sustainability is being demanded by our society today; we have become aware of the need to cut down on our energy consumption and reduce our carbon footprint. At an international level, there is a whole host of initiatives trying to tackle these issues, and the main

itrace: Enabling eye tracking on software artifacts within the ide to support software engineering tasks
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ABSTRACT The paper presents iTrace, an Eclipse plugin that implicitly records developers' eye movements while they work on change tasks. iTrace is the first eye tracking environment that makes it possible for researchers to conduct eye tracking studies on large software

International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering
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Abstract:Lossless compression is important in Information hypothesis as well as today's IT field. Lossless design of Huffman is most to a large degree used in the compression arena. However, Huffman coding has some limitations where it depends on the stream of

Cost-Savings in Global Software Engineering: Where's the Evidence
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The popularity of offshoring (developing software in low cost countries) keeps growing fueled by the rumors of significant costsavings. Despite claims that offshoring is motivated for less offensive reasons than simply reducing costs, the main driving force has always been

Design Artifacts are Central: Foundations for a Theory of Software Engineering
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Abstract Software engineering is widely acknowledged to lack a foundational theory similar to other fields of science and engineering. Software engineering does have microtheories that address a wide variety of issues, such as the IEEE Software Engineering Body of

Seminal Papers in Software Engineering: The Carnegie Mellon Canonical Collection
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To understand the context of current research, it is essential to understand how current results evolved from early fundamental papers. These classic papers develop timeless ideas that transcend technology changes, and the ideas embodied in their solutions often apply

Paper IV: Evaluating Methods and Technolo-gies in Software Engineering with Respect to Developers' Skill Level
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Abstract Background: It is trivial that the usefulness of a technology depends on the skill of the user. Several studies have reported an interaction between skill levels and different technologies, but the effect of skill is, for the most part, ignored in empirical, human-centric

The Effects of Education on Students' Perception of Modeling in Software Engineering
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Abstract:Models in software engineering bring significant potential in improvements of productivity of engineers, and improved quality of the artifacts they produce. Despite this significant potential, modeling adoption in practice remains rather low. Computer Science

A Survey of the Use of Crowdsourcing in Software Engineering
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Abstract Crowdsourcing can be used to support software engineering activities and research into these activities. In this paper we provide a comprehensive survey of the use of crowdsourcing to support software engineering activities (Crowdsourced Software

Induction of Interactive Methods to Teach Software Engineering Course
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Abstract:Software engineering (SE) field is considered as a backbone of software industry. Students suffer many problems and difficulties when they approach to industry due to the old contents of SE course, lack of practice and inability in the subject area. The main reason of

Foundations of Semantics and Model Checking in a Software Engineering Course
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Abstract. Formal methods provide systematic and rigorous techniques for software development and we believe that they should be part of academic software engineering education. In this paper, we describe how we included a selection of formal methods in a

Towards general theories of software engineering
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In 2013, as a part of the SEMAT (Software Engineering Method and Theory) initiative, we organized a workshop devoted to the theme of general theories of software engineering (GTSE). The workshop, in total involving around a hundred authors, participants and

How Do Developers Solve Software-engineering Tasks on Model-based Code Generators An Empirical Study Design
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Abstract:Model-based code-generators are complex in nature; they are built using a variety of tools such as language workbenches, and model-to-model and model-to-text transformation languages. Due to the highly heterogeneous technology ecosystem in ABSTRACT In episode 217 of Software Engineering Radio, host Charles Anderson talks with James Turnbull, a software developer and security specialist who's vice president of services at Docker. Lightweight Docker containers are rapidly becoming a tool for

Managing emergent ethical concerns for software engineering in society
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Abstract:This paper presents an initial framework for managing emergent ethical concerns during software engineering in society projects. We argue that such emergent considerations can neither be framed as absolute rules about how to act in relation to

Introduction to Model-Driven Software Engineering with Domain-Specific Languages
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What Makes a Good Empirical Software Engineering Thesis: Some Advice
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Abstract:An empirical software engineering (ESE) PhD thesis has some special features, which makes it slightly different from a thesis any other different field. One of the differences between the two is the intensive use of empirical studies in an ESE dissertation. This talk

Software Engineering Learning in HFOSS: A Multi-Institutional Study
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Abstract Real-world projects are frequently used to provide students with professional software development experience. Involvement in Humanitarian Free and Open Source Software (HFOSS) projects allows students to learn about a complex software project

Dementia and social sustainability: challenges for software engineering
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As life expectancy increases, more people are developing dementia. At the same time, demographic change is reducing the economically active part of the population. Care of people with dementia imposes great emotional and financial strain on sufferers, their

Little Big Quest Type 2 SaiRaj Bharath Yalamanchili, Sahithi Podila CSC 8350: Advanced Software Engineering Department of Computer Science, Georgia State
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Games play an important role in our daily life especially video games has come a long way since its origin. Technically game is a software that is designed and developed with a certain characteristic goal to provide entertainment. Video games could be designed for different

The Role of Modelling in Teaching Formal Methods for Software Engineering
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Abstract. This paper argues that the teaching of formal methods within software engineering must aim to equip students to apply the kinds of methods that may be in use throughout their future careers, rather than just those that exist at present. In particular, it argues that this

A REVIEW ON AGENT ORIENTED SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
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Abstract: Agent oriented software engineering is one of the important areas of software engineering which deals with agents and multi agents. These agents are the intelligent, robust modules specialized to perform work in the area it is being specialized. There exist

AGlobal SOFTWARE ENGINEERING KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT APPROACH FOR INTENSIVE RISK MITIGATION
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ABSTRACT There is a necessity of formal risk management. A formal risk management procedure gives numerous profits to both the project group and the improvement association in general. Initially, it provides for them an organized component to give conceivability into

Software Engineering for CSE
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This special issue contains extensions of the best papers from the First International Workshops on Software Engineering for High Performance Computing in Computational Science Engineering (SE-HPCCSE 2013), which was held during the SC'13 conference

Research Challenges at the Intersection of Computer Games and Software Engineering
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ABSTRACT This paper provides an overview and review of RD studies, findings, and practices that identify important problems that constitute an emerging program of future RD opportunities relevant to established scholars and new students interested in computer

Simulation design: trans-paradigm best-practice from software engineering
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Abstract There are growing initiatives to apply software engineering (SE) best-practice to computational science, which includes simulation. One area where the simulation literature appears to be particularly light is in the overall structural design of simulations, and what

Engineering Economics Concepts for Understanding Software Process Performance
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SEES Summary: Software Engineering Educators Symposium 2014
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ABSTRACT This report summarizes our experience organizing and holding the Software Engineering Educators' Symposium (SEES) in Hong Kong, China in 2014. We describe the event, feedback received from SEES attendees, and lessons learned holding SEES

The CloudScale Method for Software Scalability, Elasticity, and Efficiency Engineering: a Tutorial
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ABSTRACT In cloud computing, software engineers design systems for virtually unlimited resources that cloud providers account on a pay-per-use basis. Elasticity management systems provision these resource autonomously to deal with changing workloads. Such

Software Engineering and the Persistent Pursuit of Software Quality
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Abstract. Software engineering continually seeks to achieve software quality, as the field keeps pace with the changing role of software. The idea for software engineering was conceived nearly 50 years ago when it was observed that the schedule and performance

Investigating bias in the search phase of software engineering secondary studies
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Abstract. Context. Researchers are increasingly resorting of secondary studies (eg systematic literature reviews and mapping studies) in Software Engineering. This method is strongly dependent on the source of primary studies adopted, which is a bias. We did not

Software engineering for privacy in-the-large
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Abstract:There will be an estimated 35 zettabytes (35× 1021) of digital records worldwide by the year 2020. This effectively amounts to privacy management on an ultra-large-scale. In this briefing, we discuss the privacy challenges posed by such an ultralarge-scale

SOFTWARE ENGINEERING: NEW DISCIPLINES AND E-LEARNING THEME FOR DEVELOPMENT OF APPLIED SYSTEMS
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ABSTRACT This article presents the new scientific disciplines of software engineering (SE), which oriented on constructing different applications, applied systems (AS) and product families system (SPF) from ready reusable components (RC) in conditions of factories.

A general theory of engineering: Thinking bigger than software
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Objective:. A cogent theory of software engineering improves the maturity of our discipline, placing it alongside other engineering disciplines whose theories are apparent. Moreover, given that software engineering produces some of the most complex and versatile objects that have

Agile Methods for Software Engineering Students Project: A Proposed Hybrid Methodology
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ABSTRACT Agile methods' principles and practices are nowadays becoming more and more useful in the software industry. For most software engineering students, traditional software development methods have been a core part of their development processes.

Computer Science Approach to Structural Meta Software Engineering and Operational Meta Software Engineering
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Abstract: Information systems are being used for more and more applications are becoming more complicated and expensive, while at the same hand todays software systems demand increasing tremendously for sophisticated software engineering processes. However,

An Integration of Software Engineering Methods and Semantic Technologies for Drafting and Modeling Statutes and Legal Rules
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Abstract The semantic representation and modeling of legal texts has for a long time been a significant research challenge. While approaches from both, software engineering and semantic modeling, have led to impressive results, some gaps are still remaining. This

A Systematic Literature Review on Challenges in Service Oriented Software Engineering
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Abstract SOSE is gaining recognition by both research communities and industries in recent times, however, its complete adoption is facing numerous challenges that require researchers to identify and overcome. Consequently, this paper embraces a systematic

Various Clustering Techniques in Software Engineering-A Review
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Abstract: Software Engineering is a set of problem solving skills, instructions and methods applied upon a variety of domains to discover and create useful systems that is used to solve practical problems. There are many clustering techniques which are discussed in this

A Survey of Software Development Process Models in Software Engineering
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Abstract Software has been a significant part of modern society for a long time. In particular, this paper is concerned with various software development process models. Software process model is a description of the sequence of activities carried out in a software

Introduction to Empirical Software Engineering
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A Review of Value Based Software Engineering and its Impacts
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Abstract Profitability is the main goal of every software organization. Software companies developtargeted customers or stakeholder. In the past the software engineering field was not able to

Scientific software engineering; ODE model
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Teaching material on scientific computing has traditionally been very focused on the mathematics and the applications, while details on how the computer is programmed to solve the problems have received little attention. Many end up writing as simple programs

THE DILEMMA BETWEEN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING AND SYSTEMS ANALYSIS DESIGN.
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ABSTRACT Software Engineering (SE) and Systems Analysis Design (SAD) are two subjects that are taught in two different academic disciplines. SE is focused on developing a software while SAD is focused on developing an information system. An information

Roadmap to a DO-178C Formal Model-Based Software Engineering Methodology
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Abstract:Aircraft software systems are categorized as safety critical systems. This is due to them being employed in high-risk tasks that require rigorous development methodologies to assure their integrity. Designing these systems require: 1) thorough understanding of their

Scientific software engineering; wave equation model
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The general initial-boundary value problem (1)-(5) solved by finite difference methods can be implemented in the following solver function (taken from the fil e wave1D_dn_vc. py 1). This function builds on simpler versions described in Sections 3, 4 6, and 7 in [1]. There

The Proposal of a Qualification Based Approach to Teach Software Engineering Course
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Abstract: Software engineering students are facing many difficulties and challenging tasks when they approaching to industry. They suffer from inadequate experiences that are lacking in them to be skilled software engineers. This paper proposes a new approach to

Software Quality Assurance–E-commerce Customers Satisfaction in RequirementsEngineering Process
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Abstract In the requirement analysis phase, good quality requirements are needed to develop the foundation of good quality software. This paper proposes quality attributes from the SQA activities in requirement phase from the end users' perspective in an e-commerce

Integrated systems engineering and software requirements engineering for technical systems
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ABSTRACT The development of software-intensive technical systems (eg, within the automotive industry) involves several engineering disciplines like mechanical, electrical, control, and software engineering. Model-based Systems Engineering (MBSE)

International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering
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Abstract:Discovering patterns from the large database can be extracted by means of various methods and techniques. The data set can be more understandable if it is presented in the form graphical representation rather than presenting as numerical data. Partially

Model Driven Software Engineering in the Mobile Era with an Emphasis on Security
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Computer Science that can be used to organise and implement a software project with planned tactics. Handling of security concerns in all phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is the critical need of the hour. Mobile Computing allows the transmission of

A Risk Management Approach for Software Product Line Engineering
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ABSTRACT Software Product Line (SPL) Engineering is a software development paradigm that fosters systematic reuse. It is focused on improving software practices, leading companies to experience benefits, such as reduced time-to-market and effort, and higher

Developing and Teaching a Hybrid Software Engineering Introductory Course
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Abstract This paper summarizes the author's experiences in developing and teaching for the first time a hybrid (or blended) undergraduate Software Engineering (SE) fundamentals course for junior SE students at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU). This course

A Group Management Application in Consideration of Software Engineering: Design and Implementation
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Abstract This study presents a method to design an Android group management application system, embody various functions such as group service, chatting, location tracking, information transmission, picture drawing and editing, photo album management, and file

Metric's Thresholds for Encoding Evolutionary Computing Representation in Software Engineering Problem
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Abstract:Recently, evolutionary computing is gaining more interest from software engineering community for using it to solve various types of related problems. The software metrics selection problem is among the problems implemented using this technique. For

Role of Agile Methodologies in Software Engineering
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Abstract: Agile software development approaches is very important. This is due to the fastness that agile approaches take in the life cycle of software development. Agile development methodology is used for handling the change and we have discussed

Master of Information Technology (Software Engineering)
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We live in an age where information and security are the two pivotal elements of human society. The security of the information, therefore, has now been an area of great concern and its importance been intensified exponentially. Organizations develop, formulate and

Scrum in software engineering courses: an outline of the literature
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ABSTRACT: This article provides an outline of the literature dealing with teaching Scrum in software engineering courses. The search of studies in the Scopus database revealed 23 papers that were identified as primary studies relevant to this research. These studies are

Integrating Natural Language Processing and Software Engineering
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Abstract This paper tries to put various ways in which Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Software Engineering (SE) can be seen as inter-disciplinary research areas. We survey the current literature, with the aim of assessing use of Software Engineering and Natural

Three Innovative Software Engineering Methodologies
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Abstract Software engineering has come to the stage where speed of development, level of correctness, interoperability, user friendliness, usefulness, and reusability in different projects are very important factors in determining the success of a software engineering

Pioneering in Software Engineering
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ABSTRACT The term software engineering was used for the first time by the NATO in 1968. After that software engineering was constantly changing. Both, industry and academia invented new concepts, methods, languages, processes and technologies to make Over the last decade software development approaches have moved decidedly from a more traditional software engineering approach towards agile and lean software development. However, even from the beginning of the emergence of agile methods, it has been

SWEBOS–The Software Engineering Body of Skills
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Abstract:The development of complex software systems requires a mixture of various technical and non-technical competencies. While some guidelines exist which technical knowledge is required to make a good software engineer, there is a lack of insight as to

Information Administration in Software Engineering
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Abstract:Software engineering is knowledge-intensive work, and how to manage software engineering knowledge has received much attention. This systematic review identifies empirical studies of knowledge management initiatives in software engineering, and

A Competence-Oriented Approach to Subject-Matter Didactics for Software Engineering
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Abstract:Instructors not only in higher education are regularly faced with the problem that they need to develop a new course or adapt an existing one to changed requirements. This is especially true for topics related to information technology (IT) due to the fast

ANUKARNA: a software engineering simulation game for teaching practical decision making in peer code review
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Abstract:Application of educational and interactive simulation games to teach important concepts is an area that has attracted several Software Engineering researchers and educators attention. Previous research and studies on usage of simulation games in

CRITERIA ANALYSIS AND ADVANCED COMPARATIVE STUDY BETWEEN AUTOMATIC GENERATION APPROACHES IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING.
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ABSTRACT New development methods have emerged in recent years. These techniques are based on models and software components, they aim to facilitate integration, automation, and generation of complex applications, as well as mapping between

A Complete Bibliography of ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology
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Perception of the Students in Computer Engineering in the Use of Online Courses as Teaching-Learning Process Support in the Software Engineering I Course
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Abstract The majority of individuals possess a reference endowed by the experience left by their passage through classrooms in the process of educational and vocational training. However, on addressing support for studentcentered learning, we must determine what

Analysis and Evaluation of Quality Metrics in Software Engineering
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Abstract: In this research paper the study of various software metrics are performed which are classified into three categories: primitive, abstract and structured. The study is performed to provide software developers, users and management with a correct and consistent

RELEVANCE OF MEASUREMENTS IN E-GOVERNANCE: SOFTWARE ENGINEERINGPERSPECTIVES IN INDIAN CONTEXT
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Abstract Measurement happens to be a very familiar part of day-to-day living. Without measurement it might be quite impossible to sustain oneself in life, not to mention society. Even as measurements in sustainable development continue to provide insights into the Reuse Rights and Reprint Permissions: Educational or personal use of this material is permitted without fee, provided such use 1) is not made for profit, 2) includes this notice and a full citation to the original work on the first page of the copy, and 3) does not imply IEEE

TuneR: A Framework for Tuning Software Engineering Tools with Hands-On Instructions in R
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Abstract Numerous tools automating various aspects of software engineering have been developed, and many of the tools are highly configurable through parameters. Understanding the parameters of advanced tools often require deep understanding of

NECESSITY OF LEARNING ANALYTICS IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING EDUCATION
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Abstract Computers are necessary and unavoidable part of the modern lifestyle. Software is the key factor to satisfy all the desires and keep up this rock status. Software engineers are the people who develop the software to satisfy the user needs and make their work easier.

A Generalized Process of Reverse Engineering in Software Protection Security
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Abstract-Reverse engineering plays major role in current software development and in Research Development activities whether to develop new product and upgrading it to new version. Two of the major area of the Reverse engineering in current scenario are

Engineering database hardware and software together
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Perception and Application of Open Source Software among LIS Professionals ofEngineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu: A Study
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Abstract The purpose of this paper is to assess and evaluate the awareness and implementation of OSS by the LIS professionals working in various engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu. The study is based on survey method and questionnaire technique was used

Software Engineering-Agile Methodology using SCRUM
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Abstract As agile software development becomes a trend, Lots of organizations are using the agile methodology for better life cycle of product development. To achieve the quality product methods needs to be the more structured definition of what agile methodologies is

Exploiting Software Performance Engineering Techniques to Optimise the Quality of Smart Grid Environments
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ABSTRACT This paper discusses the challenges and opportunities of Software Performance Engineering (SPE) research in smartgrid (SG) environments. We envision to use SPE techniques to optimise the quality of information and communications technology (ICT)

Third International Workshop on Open and Original Problems in Software LanguageEngineering (OOPSLE 2015)
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Abstract: Program analysis is an important aspect of many software language engineering tools. As part of our work on creating program analysis tools and frameworks in Rascal, we are looking at creating domain-specific languages to support different program analysis

Practical State Machines for Computer Software and Engineering
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Classically, if a map is defined by a pair of equations (0) = x0 and (n+1) = a((n)) where a is already defined, we know that is well defined on all non- negative integers. This construction is called primitive recursion. Peter[8] observed that the same construction works for finite

GUIDELINES FOR EXPERIMENTATION WITH DYNAMIC SIMULATION MODELS IN THE CONTEXT OF SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
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In this chapter, we present the problem and context of this thesis, as well as the motivation and research questions supporting the investigation. Furthermore, we establish the objectives to be accomplished in order to answer the research questions and how they

Using Open-Source Software to Develop Interactive Web-based Assignments forEngineering Students
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Abstract The purpose of this work was to use readily available open-source software to create a software development environment that permits an instructor to quickly develop interactive, individually tailored, web-based assignments for engineering students. It was

MTAT. 03.243 Software Engineering Management
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MTAT.03.243 SoftwareEngineering Management Lecture 07: Source: Sandro Morasca, Software Measurement, in Handbook of SoftwareEngineering and Knowledge Engineering Volume 1: Fundamentals (refereed book), pp. 239 276, Knowledge Systems

Challenges and Recommendations for the Design and Conduct of Global Software Engineering Courses: A Systematic Review
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1. Background The proposed systematic literature review is concerned with a crucial area of software engineer education and training:–how to teach global software engineering methods to students before they enter the workplace While there is increasing

Green and sustainable technologies in Software Engineering
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Abstract: Green IT have increase in demand to achieve environmentally sustainable computing. Green computing is ethical and ultimate solution for protecting the environment. The power consumption is increasing enormously due to the use of ICT infrastructure OpenGeoSys should run on a PC as well as on a computing cluster regardless of the operating system. Therefore the code should not include any platform specific feature or library. Instead open source and platform independent libraries like Qt 1 for the graphical

CRATER: Case-based Reasoning Framework for Engineering an Adaptation Engine in Self-Adaptive Software Systems
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Abstract Self-adaptation allows software systems to autonomously adjust their behavior during run-time by handling all possible operating states that violate the requirements of the managed system. This requires an adaptation engine that receives adaptation requests

TRANSFORMING ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEMS ENGINEERING EDUCATION IN NIGERIA VIA AN INDIGENOUS R-BASED SOFTWARE PROJECT
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ABSTRACT This paper presents propositions towards the transformation of electrical power system engineering education in Nigeria's tertiary institutions based on the adoption of a home-grown software project whose development is inspired by the inadequacies

Open Source Software and Reverse Engineering
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Sometimes, it is stated that software using LGPL licensed components, may only be distributed by permitting reverse engineering of the software using the LGPL components. By reading the licenses strictly, this article proves in detail that we are not obliged to allow

Advanced Topic Review Abstract Redefining Security in Software Engineering Processes Type: Research-oriented 12th Feb 2015 Team Members
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Abstract: Security Engineering is an evolving discipline that unifies two important areas: software engineering and security. While software engineering addresses the development and application of software applications, security on the other hand is concerned with

Focal Insight in Software Engineering towards Improvisation-Software Industry
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ABSTRACT A major and so far unmet challenge in software engineering is to achieve and act upon a clear and sound understanding of the relationship between formal mechanisms in the development process. The challenge is salient in the development of cyber-physical

Active Learning for Freshmen Students in a Software Engineering Education
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Abstract During the academic year 2012/2013, a reform in IT engineering program concerning the adoption of active pedagogy for teaching was approved. In this article, we are going to detail the fundamentals of this pedagogical approach, how to apply it in a

Designing a Software to Generate Digital Elevation Models Using Engineering Survey Data and Performing 3d Analysis
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Abstract-This research study was conducted for designing a new plug in software (DemCAD), which will generate DEMs using grid format Data such as Engineering Survey Data. This study was mainly focused on generating two Digital Elevation Models, those

Method for evaluating software for production engineering in furniture industry
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Abstract: Method for evaluating software for production engineering in furniture industry. Furniture and furniture industry can be considered as an overlap of civil engineering, architecture and machinery engineering. Organizations in furniture industry often need to



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