A Survey on Software Release Planning Models

  • David Ameller
  • Carles FarréEmail author
  • Xavier Franch
  • Guillem Rufian
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10027)


Software release planning (SRP) is the problem of selecting which features or requirements will be included in the next release or releases. It is a crucial step in software development, which happens to be extremely complex given the need to reconcile multiple decision making criteria, (e.g., business value, effort and cost), while considering several constraints (e.g., feature precedencies, resource availability). For this reason, several SRP models have been proposed in the literature. The objective of this paper is to provide an updated review of SRP approaches reported in the literature.


Software release planning Next release problem Resource optimization Software evolution Literature survey State of the art 



This work is a result of the SUPERSEDE project, funded by the EU’s H2020 Programme under the agreement number 644018.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Ameller
    • 1
  • Carles Farré
    • 1
    Email author
  • Xavier Franch
    • 1
  • Guillem Rufian
    • 1
  1. 1.Universitat Politècnica de CatalunyaBarcelonaSpain

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