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Investigating and promoting UX practice in industry: An experimental study
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This special issue focuses on “Interplay between User Experience Evaluation and Software Development”, stating that the gap between human-computer interaction and software engineering with regard to usability has somewhat been narrowed. Expand
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Usability evaluation: a survey of software development organizations
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This paper reports from a survey of the practical impact of usability engineering in software development organizations. Expand
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Iterative Reengineering of Legacy Systems
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We propose a reengineering process model, which is applied to an in-use legacy system to confirm that the process satisfies previous requirements and to measure its effectiveness. Expand
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Normal ocular flora in healthy eyes from a rural population in Sierra Leone
Purpose To identify the normal conjunctival flora in a rural population in Sierra Leone and compare the normal ocular flora of a developing country with that of the developed world. MethodsExpand
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Harmonization of ISO/IEC 9001:2000 and CMMI-DEV: from a theoretical comparison to a real case application
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In the past years, both industrial and research communities in Software Engineering have shown special interest in Software Process Improvement—SPI. Expand
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Prediction Models for BPMN Usability and Maintainability
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We present the empirical validation results of a set of measures for assessing the structural complexity of business processes models at a conceptual level. Expand
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Continuous software process improvement through statistical process control
  • D. Caivano
  • Engineering, Computer Science
  • Ninth European Conference on Software Maintenance…
  • 21 March 2005
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Measurement based software process improvement is nowadays a mandatory activity. Expand
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An industrial case study on reuse oriented development
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This work is a further step in the investigation towards demonstrating how reuse oriented development impacts on software quality; how it favors FRM model; and finally, whether reuse-oriented development influences productivity, and as so, is more efficient. Expand
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Managing Software Process Improvement (SPI) through Statistical Process Control (SPC)
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We propose an SPC-based approach that reinterprets SPC, and applies it from a Software Process point of view. Expand
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Evaluating software degradation through entropy
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We measure the entropy of a software system to assess its degradation. Expand
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