Software Quality: Methods and Tools for Better Software and Systems

10th International Conference, SWQD 2018, Vienna, Austria, January 16–19, 2018, Proceedings

  • Dietmar Winkler
  • Stefan Biffl
  • Johannes Bergsmann
Conference proceedings SWQD 2018

Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 302)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. Safety and Security

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Peter Kieseberg, Edgar Weippl
      Pages 3-16
    3. Antonello Calabró, Francesca Lonetti, Eda Marchetti
      Pages 17-36
  3. Requirements Engineering and Requirements-Based Testing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 37-37
    2. Daniel Méndez Fernández, Michaela Tießler, Marcos Kalinowski, Michael Felderer, Marco Kuhrmann
      Pages 39-59
  4. Crowdsourcing in Software Engineering

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Marta Sabou, Dietmar Winkler, Sanja Petrovic
      Pages 83-99
  5. Software and Systems Architecture

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Richard Mordinyi
      Pages 103-120
    3. Valentina Lenarduzzi, Alexandru Cristian Stan, Davide Taibi, Gustavs Venters, Markus Windegger
      Pages 133-143
  6. Experimentation in Software Engineering

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
    2. Florian Häser, Michael Felderer, Ruth Breu
      Pages 147-168
  7. Smart Environments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-169
    2. Paolo Barsocchi, Antonello Calabró, Francesca Lonetti, Eda Marchetti, Filippo Palumbo
      Pages 171-190
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 191-191

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 10th Software Quality Days Conference, SWQD 2018, held in Vienna, Austria, in January 2018.

The Software Quality Days (SWQD) conference started in 2009 and has grown to the biggest conferences on software quality in Europe with a strong community. The program of the SWQD conference is designed to encompass a stimulating mixture of practical presentations and new research topics in scientific presentations. The guiding conference topic of the SWQD 2018 is “Software Quality 4.0: Methods and Tools for better Software and Systems”, as novel technologies include new challenges and might require new and adapted methods and tools to support quality assurance activities early.

The 6 full papers and 2 short papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 16 submissions. The volume also contains 2 invited talks. The contributions were organized in topical sections named: safety and security; requirements engineering and requirements-based testing; crowdsourcing in software engineering; software and systems architecture; experimentation in software engineering; and smart environments. 


quality assurance software development methods software architecture software quality software testing requirements engineering empirical software engineering

Editors and affiliations

  1. 1.Vienna University of TechnologyViennaAustria
  2. 2.Vienna University of TechnologyViennaAustria
  3. 3.Software Quality Lab GmbHLinzAustria

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-71439-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-71440-0
  • Series Print ISSN 1865-1348
  • Series Online ISSN 1865-1356
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