© 2008

Product-Focused Software Process Improvement

9th International Conference, PROFES 2008 Monte Porzio Catone, Italy, June 23-25, 2008 Proceedings

  • Editors
  • Andreas Jedlitschka
  • Outi Salo
Conference proceedings PROFES 2008

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5089)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Keynote Addresses

  3. Quality and Measurement I

    1. Wolfgang Holz, Rahul Premraj, Thomas Zimmermann, Andreas Zeller
      Pages 34-44
    2. Hironori Washizaki, Hiroki Hiraguchi, Yoshiaki Fukazawa
      Pages 45-60
    3. Cost Estimation

      1. Ana Magazinovic, Joakim Pernstål, Peter Öhman
        Pages 61-74
      2. Oktay Turetken, Onur Demirors, Cigdem Gencel, Ozden Ozcan Top, Baris Ozkan
        Pages 105-116
    4. Capability and Maturity Models

      1. Markus Lindgren, Rikard Land, Christer Norström, Anders Wall
        Pages 117-132
      2. Mahmood Niazi, Charles Hickman, Rashid Ahmad, Muhammad Ali Babar
        Pages 143-157
    5. Systems and Software Quality

      1. Anita Gupta, Reidar Conradi, Forrest Shull, Daniela Cruzes, Christopher Ackermann, Harald Rønneberg et al.
        Pages 158-173
      2. Kari Liukkunen, Matti Eteläperä, Markku Oivo, Juha-Pekka Soininen, Mika Pellikka
        Pages 174-188
      3. Jean-Christophe Deprez, Simon Alexandre
        Pages 189-203
  4. Quality and Measurement II

    1. Yogesh Singh, Arvinder Kaur, Ruchika Malhotra
      Pages 204-214
    2. Beatriz Marín, Oscar Pastor, Giovanni Giachetti
      Pages 215-229

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Product Focused Software Process Improvement, PROFES 2008, held in Monte Porzio Catone, Italy, in June 2008.

The 31 revised full papers presented together with 4 reports on workshops and tutorials and 3 keynote addresses were carefully reviewed and selected from 61 submissions. The papers address different development modes, roles in the value chain, stakeholders’ viewpoints, collaborative development, as well as economic and quality aspects. The papers are organized in topical sections on quality and measurement, cost estimation, capability and maturity models, systems and software quality, software process improvement, lessons learned and best practices, and agile software development.


Change Management Incident Management Open Source Refactoring SPICE Software Engineering agile methods agile software development artificial immune systems artificial neural network assessment methodologies conceptual modeling design empirical validation testing

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