Bjørnar Tessem

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Games have always been an important area for artificial intelligence research, and the topic has be­ come increasingly more important during the later years due to the complexity of today’s commer­ cial computer games involving role playing adding psychological elements to the games. The poker card game constitutes a type of game where players have to(More)
Software is developed for people and by people. Human and social factors have a very strong impact on the success of software development endeavours and the resulting system. Surprisingly, much of software engineering research in the last decade is technical, quantitative and deemphasizes the people aspect. The workshop on Human and Social Factors in(More)
Almost twenty years have passed since the first qualitative research study in software engineering was published [14]. Using qualitative methods and a qualitative analytical framework, Curtis, et al. found communication and cooperation to be critical factors in developing large-scale software systems. Given the importance of this study, it is perhaps(More)
In this paper we discuss how the cooperation between developers and operations staff is practiced. We have analyzed data collected from a focus group of experienced software engineers and project managers, as well as interviews from two case studies. Our position is that well performed cooperation between the development team and the operations team is(More)