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Automating Technical Reviews in Software Forges and Repositories Based on Linked Data

  • Juan Manuel Dodero
  • Iván Ruiz-Rube
  • Ignacio Traverso
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 478)

Abstract

Automating the evaluation of a software process is complex due to the absence of interoperability mechanisms between the tools that are used to manage, develop or maintain software projects. This work presents an approach to facilitate the construction of mechanisms to evaluate software projects. Based on information integration principles and Linked Open Data techniques, project management and development tools can expose their data using a set of shared models, thereby facilitating the development of integration solutions intended for software process evaluation. A practical application of the approach is here described in order to facilitate automated technical reviews of projects in software forges and repositories.

Keywords

Software Quality Software Process Engineering Information Integration Linked Open Data 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan Manuel Dodero
    • 1
  • Iván Ruiz-Rube
    • 1
  • Ignacio Traverso
    • 2
  1. 1.Informatics Engineering DepartmentUniversidad de CadizSpain
  2. 2.FZI Research Center for Information TechnologiesKarlsruheGermany

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