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Mobile phones have been closed environments until recent years. The change brought by open platform technologies such as the Symbian operating system and Java technologies has opened up a significant business opportunity for anyone to develop application software such as games for mobile terminals. However, developing mobile applications is currently a(More)
Extreme programming (XP) is a well known agile software development method. While a number of experience reports have been published in recent years, agile software development in general and XP in particular have strongly been criticized for the lack of empirical data. This paper reports a survey of the empirical data obtained from a controlled case study(More)
Post-mortem analysis (PMA) is an empirical study method in software engineering. It is an important, but often forgotten, way of gathering empirical knowledge. PMA is ideally performed either soon after the most important milestones and events or at the end of a project, both in successful and unsuccessful software development projects. The benefit is that(More)
Extreme programming (XP), similar to other agile software development methods, values close collaboration with customers. One of the XP's practices suggests that customer should be 100% available for the development team. Anecdotal evidence suggests that the XP customer role is costly, difficult and demanding. However, very few empirical studies have been(More)
While Extreme programming (XP) relies on certain principles, it requires an extensive set of tools to enable an effective execution of its practices. In many companies, putting stories on the board may not be sufficient for managing rapidly changing requirements. The objective of this paper is to report the results from a study where a requirement(More)
The aquaculture industry is increasingly replacing fishmeal in feeds for carnivorous fish with soybean meal (SBM). This diet change presents a potential for genotype-environment (G x E) interactions. We tested whether current salmonid breeding programmes that evaluate and select within fishmeal diets also improve growth and efficiency on potential future(More)
The European Union’s growth strategy (Europe 2020) requires reductions in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and increases in both renewable energy sources and energy efficiency. Short rotation forestry (SRF) has achieved greater awareness due to these targets. Short rotations (1–12 years), rapid growth and the ability to coppice are typical for SRF. Salix,(More)
Rainbow trout is an important aquaculture species, which has a worldwide distribution across various production environments. The diverse locations of trout farms involve remarkable variation in environmental factors such as water temperature, which is of major importance for the performance of fish. Thus, robust fish that could thrive under different and(More)
The purpose of this task is to provide an honest view of the progress to the customer, and to give the customer a possibility to give feedback about the implemented features and to guide the development. 1. Allow the customer to monitor the progress of the project, and 2. Ensure that the features under implementation are validated. 1. All the other tasks of(More)