© 2020

Quality of Information and Communications Technology

13th International Conference, QUATIC 2020, Faro, Portugal, September 9–11, 2020, Proceedings

  • Martin Shepperd
  • Fernando Brito e Abreu
  • Alberto Rodrigues da Silva
  • Ricardo Pérez-Castillo
Conference proceedings QUATIC 2020

Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 1266)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Quality Aspects in Machine Learning, AI and Data Analytics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jens Neuhüttler, Rudolf Fischer, Walter Ganz, Florian Urmetzer
      Pages 3-16
    3. Julien Siebert, Lisa Joeckel, Jens Heidrich, Koji Nakamichi, Kyoko Ohashi, Isao Namba et al.
      Pages 17-31
    4. Dessislava Petrova-Antonova, Rumyana Tancheva
      Pages 32-40
    5. Dmitry V. Bakhteev, Roman Sudarikov
      Pages 41-49
  3. Evidence-Based Software Quality Engineering

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 51-51
    2. Angeliki-Agathi Tsintzira, Elvira-Maria Arvanitou, Apostolos Ampatzoglou, Alexander Chatzigeorgiou
      Pages 53-67
    3. Georgios Digkas, Apostolos Ampatzoglou, Alexander Chatzigeorgiou, Paris Avgeriou
      Pages 68-82
    4. Steve Counsell, Steve Swift, Mahir Arzoky, Giuseppe Destefanis
      Pages 83-90
  4. Human and Artificial Intelligences for Software Evolution

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 91-91
    2. Oleksandr Zaitsev, Stephane Ducasse, Alexandre Bergel, Mathieu Eveillard
      Pages 93-106
    3. Santiago Bragagnolo, Benoît Verhaeghe, Abderrahmane Seriai, Mustapha Derras, Anne Etien
      Pages 107-119
    4. Saurabh Malgaonkar, Sherlock A. Licorish, Bastin Tony Roy Savarimuthu
      Pages 120-134
  5. Process Modeling, Improvement and Assessment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-153
    2. Julieth Patricia Castellanos Ardila, Barbara Gallina
      Pages 169-183
    3. Monika Gasparaite, Kristina Naudziunaite, Saulius Ragaisis
      Pages 184-198

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 13th International Conference on the Quality of Information and Communications Technology, QUATIC 2020, held in Faro, Portugal*, in September 2020.

The 27 full papers and 12 short papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 81 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections: quality aspects in machine learning, AI and data analytics; evidence-based software quality engineering; human and artificial intelligences for software evolution; process modeling, improvement and assessment; software quality education and training;  quality aspects in quantum computing; safety, security and privacy; ICT verification and validation; RE, MDD and agile.

*The conference was held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


artificial intelligence computer hardware computer programming computer software maintenance cryptography data security object-oriented programming security systems semantics software architecture software design software engineering software quality software systems

Editors and affiliations

  1. 1.Brunel UniversityLondonUK
  2. 2.Lisbon University InstituteLisbonPortugal
  3. 3.University of LisbonLisbonPortugal
  4. 4.University of Castilla-La ManchaTalavera de la ReinaSpain

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