© 2002

Product Focused Software Process Improvement

4th International Conference, PROFES 2002 Rovaniemi, Finland, December 9–11, 2002 Proceedings

  • Markku Oivo
  • Seija Komi-Sirviö
Conference proceedings PROFES 2002

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2559)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XV
  2. Keynote Address

  3. Keynote Address

  4. Panel

  5. Improvement Management

    1. Andreas Birk, Dietmar Pfahl
      Pages 4-18
    2. Seon-ah Lee, Byoungju Choi
      Pages 19-34
    3. Marcello Visconti, Rodolfo Villarroel
      Pages 35-48
  6. Process Modeling

    1. Kamal Zuhairi Zamli, Peter Lee
      Pages 49-62
    2. Mercedes Ruiz, Isabel Ramos, Miguel Toro
      Pages 63-77
    3. Holger Neu, Thomas Hanne, Jürgen Münch, Stefan Nickel, Andreas Wirsen
      Pages 78-93
  7. Software Quality

    1. Bernard Wong, Ross Jeffery
      Pages 103-118
    2. Lars Bratthall, Johan Hasselberg, Brad Hoffman, Zbigniew Korendo, Bruno Schilli, Lars Gundersen
      Pages 119-133
  8. Agile Software Development

  9. Process Improvement Approaches

    1. Valentine Casey, Ita Richardson
      Pages 172-184
    2. Yoshiki Higo, Yasushi Ueda, Toshihro Kamiya, Shinji Kusumoto, Katsuro Inoue
      Pages 185-197
    3. Janne Järvinen, Jouni Jartti
      Pages 198-206
  10. Methods and Techniques

    1. Hajimu Iida, Yasushi Tanaka, Ken'ichi Matsumoto
      Pages 207-219

About these proceedings


On behalf of the PROFES organizing committee we would like to welcome you to the 4th International Conference on Product Focused Software Process Impro- ment (PROFES 2002) in Rovaniemi, Finland. The conference was held on the Arctic Circle in exotic Lapland under the Northern Lights just before Christmas time, when Kaamos (the polar night is known in Finnish as ”Kaamos”) shows its best characteristics. PROFES has established itself as one of the recognized international process improvement conferences. Despite the current economic downturn, PROFES has attracted a record number of submissions. A total of 70 full papers were subm- ted and the program committee had a di?cult task in selecting the best papers to be presented at the conference. The main theme of PROFES is professional software process improvement (SPI) motivated by product and service quality needs. SPI is facilitated by so- ware process assessment, software measurement, process modeling, and techn- ogy transfer. It has become a practical tool for quality software engineering and management. The conference addresses both the solutions found in practice and the relevant research results from academia.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Markku Oivo
    • 1
  • Seija Komi-Sirviö
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Information Processing ScienceUniversity of OuluOulun yliopistoFinland
  2. 2.VTT ElectronicsVTT Technical Research Centre of FinlandOuluFinland

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