International Conference on Software Quality

Software Quality. The Future of Systems- and Software Development

8th International Conference, SWQD 2016, Vienna, Austria, January 18-21, 2016, Proceedings

  • Dietmar Winkler
  • Stefan Biffl
  • Johannes Bergsmann
Conference proceedings

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-27033-3

Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 238)

Table of contents (15 papers)

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. Keynote

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. The Disciplined Agile Process Decision Framework
      Scott W. Ambler, Mark Lines
      Pages 3-14
  3. Software Engineering Processes and Process Modelling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. How Scrum Tools May Change Your Agile Software Development Approach
      Matthias Eckhart, Johannes Feiner
      Pages 17-36
    3. Towards Business Process Execution Adequacy Criteria
      Antonia Bertolino, Antonello Calabró, Francesca Lonetti, Eda Marchetti
      Pages 37-48
    4. An Experience on Applying Process Mining Techniques to the Tuscan Port Community System
      Giorgio O. Spagnolo, Eda Marchetti, Alessandro Coco, Paolo Scarpellini, Antonella Querci, Fabrizio Fabbrini et al.
      Pages 49-60
  4. Requirements Engineering

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 61-61
    2. Preventing Incomplete/Hidden Requirements: Reflections on Survey Data from Austria and Brazil
      Marcos Kalinowski, Michael Felderer, Tayana Conte, Rodrigo Spínola, Rafael Prikladnicki, Dietmar Winkler et al.
      Pages 63-78
    3. An Expert-Based Requirements Effort Estimation Model Using Bayesian Networks
      Emilia Mendes, Veronica Taquete Vaz, Fernando Muradas
      Pages 79-93
  5. Software Architecture

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95
    2. Experiences from Monitoring Effects of Architectural Changes
      Ulf Asklund, Martin Höst, Krzysztof Wnuk
      Pages 97-108
    3. Making the Case for Centralized Software Architecture Management
      Georg Buchgeher, Rainer Weinreich, Thomas Kriechbaum
      Pages 109-121
  6. Software Estimation and Development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 123-123
    2. Preventing Composition Problems in Modular Java Applications
      Kamil Jezek, Lukas Holy, Jakub Danek
      Pages 125-143
    3. Deriving Extract Method Refactoring Suggestions for Long Methods
      Roman Haas, Benjamin Hummel
      Pages 144-155
  7. Software Testing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-169
    2. Web Service Test Evolution
      Harry M. Sneed
      Pages 171-185
    3. Integrating a Lightweight Risk Assessment Approach into an Industrial Development Process
      Viktor Pekar, Michael Felderer, Ruth Breu, Friederike Nickl, Christian Roßik, Franz Schwarcz
      Pages 186-198

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the scientific track of the 8th Software Quality Days Conference, SWQD 2016, held in Vienna, Austria, in January 2016.

The SWQD conference offers a range of comprehensive and valuable information by presenting new ideas from the latest research papers, keynote speeches by renowned academics and industry leaders, professional lectures, exhibits, and tutorials.

The five scientific full papers accepted for SWQD were each peer reviewed by three or more reviewers and selected out of 13 high-quality submissions. Further, nine short papers were also presented and are included in this book. In addition, one keynote paper by Scott Ambler and Mark Lines is also included.


Process Improvement Quality insurance requirements engineering risk management software architecture software development software processes software quality software testing

Editors and affiliations

  • Dietmar Winkler
    • 1
  • Stefan Biffl
    • 2
  • Johannes Bergsmann
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Software Technology anVienna University of TechnologyWienAustria
  2. 2.Inst. of S/W Tech. and Interactive Sys.Vienna University of TechnologyViennaAustria
  3. 3.Software Quality Lab GmbHLinzAustria

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-27032-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-27033-3
  • Series Print ISSN 1865-1348
  • Series Online ISSN 1865-1356