Software Process Improvement and Capability Determination

18th International Conference, SPICE 2018, Thessaloniki, Greece, October 9–10, 2018, Proceedings

  • Ioannis Stamelos
  • Rory V. O'Connor
  • Terry Rout
  • Alec Dorling
Conference proceedings SPICE 2018

Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 918)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XV
  2. SPI Systematic Literature Reviews

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Mary Sánchez-Gordón, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios
      Pages 3-15
    3. Alvaro Fernández Del Carpio, Leonardo Bermón Angarita
      Pages 16-30
  3. SPI and Assessment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 45-45
    2. Stéphane Cortina, Philippe Valoggia, Alain Renault, Béatrix Barafort
      Pages 60-72
    3. Fabio Falcini, Giuseppe Lami
      Pages 73-85
  4. SPI Methods and Reference Models

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-87
    2. Rafael Almeida, Inês Percheiro, César Pardo, Miguel Mira da Silva
      Pages 104-118
  5. SPI Education and Management Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 137-137
    2. Alessandra C. Zoucas, Cristiano J. de A. Cunha, Clenio F. Salviano
      Pages 139-153
    3. Alejandro Calderón, Manuel Trinidad, Mercedes Ruiz, Rory V. O’Connor
      Pages 154-166
    4. Suren Behari, Aileen Cater-Steel, Anup Shrestha, Jeffrey Soar
      Pages 167-181
  6. SPI Knowledge and Change Processes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 183-183
    2. Sajid Anwer, Lian Wen, Terry Rout, Zhe Wang
      Pages 185-199
    3. Pinar Efe, Onur Demirors, Boualem Benetallah
      Pages 200-214
    4. Madhushi Bandara, Fethi A. Rabhi, Rouzbeh Meymandpour
      Pages 215-229
  7. SPI Compliance and Configuration

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 231-231
    2. Julieth Patricia Castellanos Ardila, Barbara Gallina, Faiz Ul Muram
      Pages 233-247
    3. Edward Kabaale, Lian Wen, Zhe Wang, Terry Rout
      Pages 248-262
  8. SPI and Agile

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 273-273
    2. Jennifer Callan-Crilly, Alan Moynagh, Özden Özcan-Top, Fergal McCaffery
      Pages 275-288
    3. Sezen Erdem, Onur Demirörs, Fethi Rabhi
      Pages 289-299
    4. Ozan Raşit Yürüm, Onur Demirörs, Fethi Rabhi
      Pages 300-315
    5. Surafel Demissie, Frank Keenan, Özden Özcan-Top, Fergal McCaffery
      Pages 316-326
  9. Industry (Short) Papers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 327-327
    2. Linda Ibrahim, Antanas Mitasiunas, Robert Vickroy
      Pages 329-336
    3. Eda Gülçin Çiflikli, Ahmet Coşkunçay
      Pages 345-354
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 363-363

About these proceedings


This volume constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Software Process Improvement and Capability Determination, SPICE 2018, held in Tessaloniki, Greece, in October 2018.

The 26 full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 40 submissions. The papers are organized in the following topical sections: SPI systematic literature reviews; SPI and assessment; SPI methods and reference models; SPI education and management issues; SPI knowledge and change processes; SPI compliance and configuration; SPI and agile; industry short papers.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Ioannis Stamelos
    • 1
  • Rory V. O'Connor
    • 2
  • Terry Rout
    • 3
  • Alec Dorling
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of InformaticsAristotle University of ThessalonikiThessalonikiGreece
  2. 2.School of ComputingDublin City UniversityDublinIreland
  3. 3.Software Quality instituteGriffith UniversityBrisbaneAustralia
  4. 4.Impronova ABAskimSweden

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-00622-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-00623-5
  • Series Print ISSN 1865-0929
  • Series Online ISSN 1865-0937
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