2015 IEEE 23rd International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE), August 24-28, 2015, Ottawa, ON, Canada

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Monday, August 24, 2015
T05: Secure Systems Requirements and Construction with Security Patterns (Tutorial)
09:00 – 17:30, FSS 1005
AIRE: 2nd International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for Requirements Engineering (Workshop)
09:00 – 17:30, FSS 1006
iStar: 8th International i* Workshop (Workshop)
09:00 – 17:30, FSS 1030
EmpiRE: 5th Workshop on Empirical Requirements Engineering (Workshop)
09:00 – 17:30, FSS 4012
T03: How to Combine Requirements and Interaction Design (Tutorial)
09:00 – 17:30, FSS 4014
T06: Writing Good Requirements (Tutorial)
09:00 – 17:30, FSS 6004
MoDRE: 5th International Model-Driven Requirements Engineering Workshop (Workshop)
09:00 – 17:30, FSS 6032
T01: Boosting requirements analysis and validation skills through feedback-enabled semantic prototyping (Tutorial)
09:00 – 17:30, FSS 7003
RE4SuSy: 4th International Workshop on Requirements Engineering for Sustainable Systems (Workshop)
09:00 – 17:30, FSS 7035
T02: Eliciting Unstated Requirements (or Be Careful What You Ask Users) (Tutorial)
09:00 – 17:30, FSS 8003
T04: Introduction to Grounded Theory, Measurement and Applications (Tutorial)
09:00 – 17:30, FSS 9003
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
T12: Leverage BABOK® Guide v3 to Deliver Better Business Outcomes (Tutorial)
09:00 – 17:30, FSS 1005
CrowdRE: The First International Workshop on Crowd-Based Requirements Engineering (Workshop)
09:00 – 17:30, FSS 1006
iStar: 8th International i* Workshop (Workshop)
09:00 – 17:30, FSS 1030
ESPRE: 2nd Workshop on Evolving Security and Privacy Requirements Engineering (Workshop)
09:00 – 17:30, FSS 4012
JIT: 1st Workshop on Just-In-Time RE (Workshop)
09:00 – 17:30, FSS 4014
RePa: 5th International Workshop on Requirements Patterns (Workshop)
09:00 – 17:30, FSS 6004
T10: Business Process Compliance Analysis: A Graphical Representation with Tool Support (Tutorial)
09:00 – 17:30, FSS 6032
T07: 21 More Powerful Ways to Catch Inadequate Requirements Early (Tutorial)
09:00 – 17:30, FSS 7003
RELAW: 8th International Workshop on Requirements Engineering and Law (Workshop)
09:00 – 17:30, FSS 7035
T08: Business and Software Ecosystems: How to model, analyze, and survive! (Tutorial)
09:00 – 12:30, FSS 8003
T13: Writing better requirements with EARS+ (Tutorial)
09:00 – 17:30, FSS 9003
Doctoral Symposium
09:00 – 17:30, FSS 14001, Chairs: Jane Cleland-Huang and Peter Sawyer
Incorporating Preferences from Multiple Stakeholders in Software Requirements Selection: An Interactive Search-Based Approach
Antonio Mauricio Pitangueira
(Federal University of Bahia, Brazil)
How Can Corpus Linguistics Help Improve Requirements Writing? Specifications of a Space Project as a Case Study
Maxime Warnier
(CLLE-ERSS, France; CNES, France)
The Personal Information Security Assistant
Roeland H. P. Kegel
(University of Twente, Netherlands)
Security Assurance Requirements Engineering (STARE) for Trustworthy Service Level Agreements
(University of Oxford, UK)
A Magnet-and-Spring Based Visualization Technique for Enhancing the Manipulation of Requirements Artifacts
Parisa Ghazi
(University of Zurich, Switzerland)
A Language for Writing System Specifications in an Aeronautical Context
(École Centrale Paris, France)
T11: Distributed Systems Development using Info CasesT11 (Tutorial)
14:00 – 17:30, FSS 4013
T09: Aligning Product Line Strategy, Requirements and Features (Tutorial)
14:00 – 17:30, FSS 8003
Welcome Reception on the Ottawa River
18:30 – 21:30
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Message from the Chairs
08:30 – 09:00, FSS 2005, Chairs: Daniel Amyot, Didar Zowghi, and Vincenzo Gervasi
Message from the Chairs
Daniel Amyot, Didar Zowghi, and Vincenzo Gervasi
You versus Users – Who Owns Your Roadmap? (Keynote)
09:00 – 10:30, FSS 2005, Chairs: Claude Laguë and Daniel Amyot
You versus Users – Who Owns Your Roadmap? (Keynote)
Aydin Y. Mirzaee
(FluidReview, Canada; SurveyMonkey, Canada)
Tracing (Research/Industry)
11:00 – 12:30, FSS 1007, Chairs: Jane Cleland-Huang
A Quality Model for the Systematic Assessment of Requirements Traceability
Patrick Rempel and Patrick Mäder
(TU Ilmenau, Germany)
Understanding Changes in Use Cases: A Case Study
Mohammad R. Basirati, Henning Femmer, Sebastian Eder, Martin Fritzsche, and Alexander Widera
(TU München, Germany; Munich Re, Germany)
An Information Theoretic Approach for Extracting and Tracing Non-functional Requirements
(Louisiana State University, USA)
Risks (Research/Industry)
11:00 – 12:30, FSS 2005, Chair: Emmanuel Letier
Exposing the Susceptibility of Off-Nominal Behaviors in Reactive System Requirements
Daniel Aceituna and Hyunsook Do
(North Dakota State University, USA)
Handling Knowledge Uncertainty in Risk-Based Requirements Engineering
Antoine Cailliau and Axel van Lamsweerde
(Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium)
Assessment of Risk Perception in Security Requirements Composition
Hanan Hibshi, Travis D. Breaux, and Stephen B. Broomell
(Carnegie Mellon University, USA; King Abdul-Aziz University, Saudi Arabia)
Awards: Most Influential Paper 10 Years Later (from RE’05), Best Research Paper, Best Industry Paper
14:00 – 15:30, FSS 1007, Chairs: Didar Zowghi and Vincenzo Gervasi
Testing (Research/Industry)
14:00 – 15:30, FSS 2005, Chair: Martin Glinz
A Requirements Monitoring Model for Systems of Systems
Michael Vierhauser, Rick Rabiser, Paul Grünbacher, and Benedikt Aumayr
(JKU Linz, Austria)
Experience Requirements in Video Games: Definition and Testability
David Callele, Philip Dueck, Krzysztof Wnuk, and Peitsa Hynninen
(Experience First Design, Canada; Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden; Aalto University, Finland)
Using the Requirements Specification to Infer the Implicit Test Status of Requirements
Tobias Morciniec and Andreas Podelski
(Daimler, Germany; University of Freiburg, Germany)
Elicitation (Research/Industry)
16:00 – 17:30, FSS 1007, Chair: Barbara Paech
Requirements Engineering: The Quest for the Dependent Variable
Hannes Holm, Teodor Sommestad, and Johan Bengtsson
(Swedish Defence Research Agency, Sweden)
Systematic Elicitation of Mode Models for Multifunctional Systems
Andreas Vogelsang, Henning Femmer, and Christian Winkler
(TU München, Germany; MAN Truck & Bus, Germany)
Requirements Problems in the Development of a New User Interface for Healthcare Equipment
Maria Holmegaard, Jens Bæk Jørgensen, Michael Sørensen Loft, and Martin Stig Stissing
(Mjølner Informatics, Denmark)
Creativity (Research/Industry)
16:00 – 17:30, FSS 2005, Chair: Birgit Penzenstadler
Selecting Creativity Techniques for Creative Requirements: An Evaluation of Four Techniques using Creativity Workshops
Richard Berntsson Svensson and Maryam Taghavianfar
(Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden; Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden; University of Gothenburg, Sweden)
Sketching and Notation Creation with FlexiSketch Team: Evaluating a New Means for Collaborative Requirements Elicitation
Dustin Wüest, Norbert Seyff, and Martin Glinz
(University of Zurich, Switzerland; University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, Switzerland)
Demos and Posters
16:00 – 18:00, FSS 4007, Chairs: Maya Daneva and Sepideh Ghanavati
SACRE: A Tool for Dealing with Uncertainty in Contextual Requirements at Runtime
Edith Zavala, Xavier Franch, Jordi Marco, Alessia Knauss, and Daniela Damian
(Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain; University of Victoria, Canada)
Preprint Video
ReqPat: Efficient Documentation of High-Quality Requirements using Controlled Natural Language
Markus Fockel and Jörg Holtmann
(Fraunhofer IPT, Germany)
Preprint Video
Holistic Security Requirements Analysis: An Attacker's Perspective
Tong Li, Elda Paja, John Mylopoulos, Jennifer Horkoff, and Kristian Beckers
(University of Trento, Italy; City University London, UK; TU München, Germany)
Breeze: A Modeling Tool for Designing, Analyzing, and Improving Software Architecture
Luxi Chen, Linpeng Huang, Hao Zhong, Chen Li, and Xiwen Wu
(Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)
Preprint Video Info
StakeCloud Tool: From Cloud Consumers' Search Queries to New Service Requirements
Irina Todoran Koitz and Martin Glinz
(University of Zurich, Switzerland)
Preprint Video
An Enhanced Requirements Gathering Interface for Open Source Software Development Environments
Jaison Kuriakose and Jeffrey Parsons
(Memorial University, Canada)
Supporting Quantitative Assessment of Requirements in Goal Orientation
Robert Darimont and Christophe Ponsard
(Respect-IT, Belgium; CETIC, Belgium)
Web Tool for Goal Modelling and Statechart Derivation
João Pimentel, Jéssyka Vilela, and Jaelson Castro
(Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil)
Challenges of Requirements Engineering in AUTOSAR Ecosystems
(University of Gothenburg, Sweden; Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)
RE Steering Committee Meeting
18:00 – 19:00, FSS 4004, Chairs: Jane Cleland-Huang
Organization/Program Committees Dinner
19:00 – 22:00
Ottawa Walking Tours
19:00 – 20:30
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Can You Intentionally Design a Product That Is Cool? (Keynote)
09:00 – 10:30, FSS 2005, Chairs: Dan Berry and Didar Zowghi
Can You Intentionally Design a Product That Is Cool? (Keynote)
Karen Holtzblatt
(InContext, USA)
Industry Presentations (Industry Experience)
11:00 – 12:30, FSS 1006, Chair: Chris Sibbald
Agile (Research/Industry)
11:00 – 12:30, FSS 2005, Chair: Walid Maalej
Forging High-Quality User Stories: Towards a Discipline for Agile Requirements
Garm Lucassen, Fabiano Dalpiaz, Jan Martijn E. M. van der Werf, and Sjaak Brinkkemper
(Utrecht University, Netherlands)
Agile Requirements Engineering with Prototyping: A Case Study
Marja Käpyaho and Marjo Kauppinen
(Futurice, Finland; Aalto University, Finland)
The Need of Complementing Plan-Driven Requirements Engineering with Emerging Communication: Experiences from Volvo Car Group
Ulf Eliasson, Rogardt Heldal, Eric Knauss, and Patrizio Pelliccione
(Volvo, Sweden; Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden; University of Gothenburg, Sweden)
Tracing (RE:Next! Track)
11:00 – 12:30, FSS 1007, Chair: Patrick Mäder
Inherent Characteristics of Traceability Artifacts: Less is More
(University of Kentucky, USA; Polytechnique Montréal, Canada)
Trace Links Explained: An Automated Approach for Generating Rationales
Jin Guo, Natawut Monaikul, and Jane Cleland-Huang
(DePaul University, USA)
Quidditch Match: Ottawa Against The World!
12:30 – 14:00, Sports Complex
From The Trenches (Industry Experience)
14:00 – 15:30, FSS 1006, Chair: Alistair Mavin
Cognitive (Research/Industry)
14:00 – 15:30, FSS 2005, Chair: Dan Berry
Ambiguity as a Resource to Disclose Tacit Knowledge
Alessio Ferrari, Paola Spoletini, and Stefania Gnesi
(ISTI-CNR, Italy; Kennesaw State University, USA)
From Requirements Elicitation to Variability Analysis using Repertory Grid: A Cognitive Approach
(Ajou University, South Korea)
Resolving Goal Conflicts via Argumentation-Based Analysis of Competing Hypotheses
Pradeep K. Murukannaiah, Anup K. Kalia, Pankaj R. Telang, and Munindar P. Singh
(North Carolina State University, USA; Cisco Systems, USA)
Goals and NFRs (RE:Next! Track)
14:00 – 15:30, FSS 1007, Chair: Jennifer Horkoff
Handling Non-functional Requirements in Model-Driven Development: An Ongoing Industrial Survey
David Ameller, Xavier Franch, Cristina Gómez, João Araujo, Richard Berntsson Svensson, Stefan Biffl, Jordi Cabot, Vittorio Cortellessa, Maya Daneva, Daniel Méndez Fernández, Ana Moreira, Henry Muccini, Antonio Vallecillo, Manuel Wimmer, Vasco Amaral, Hugo Brunelière, Loli Burgueño, Miguel Goulão, Bernhard Schätz, and Sabine Teufl
(Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain; Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal; Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden; Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden; University of Gothenburg, Sweden; Vienna University of Technology, Austria; Open University of Catalonia, Spain; University of L'Aquila, Italy; University of Twente, Netherlands; TU München, Germany; University of Málaga, Spain; AtlanMod Team, France; Fortiss, Germany)
Scalable Modeling and Analysis of Requirements Preferences: A Qualitative Approach using CI-Nets
Zachary J. Oster, Ganesh Ram Santhanam, and Samik Basu
(University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, USA; Iowa State University, USA)
Rationalization of Goal Models in GRL using Formal Argumentation
Marc van Zee, Floris Bex, and Sepideh Ghanavati
(University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg; Utrecht University, Netherlands; Carnegie Mellon University, USA; Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, Luxembourg)
Mass RE (Research/Industry)
16:00 – 17:30, FSS 2005, Chair: Sjaak Brinkkemper
Feature Lifecycles as They Spread, Migrate, Remain, and Die in App Stores
Federica Sarro, Afnan Al-Subaihin, Mark Harman, Yue Jia, William Martin, and Yuanyuan Zhang
(University College London, UK)
Preprint Info
Bug Report, Feature Request, or Simply Praise? On Automatically Classifying App Reviews
Walid Maalej and Hadeer Nabil
(University of Hamburg, Germany)
Detecting Repurposing and Over-Collection in Multi-party Privacy Requirements Specifications
Travis D. Breaux, Daniel Smullen, and Hanan Hibshi
(Carnegie Mellon University, USA; King Abdul-Aziz University, Saudi Arabia)
Cognitive (RE:Next! Track)
16:00 – 17:30, FSS 1007, Chair: Robyn Lutz
Cognitive Factors in Inconsistency Management
Irit Hadar and Anna Zamansky
(University of Haifa, Israel)
Using Real Options to Manage Technical Debt in Requirements Engineering
Zahra Shakeri Hossein Abad and Guenther Ruhe
(University of Calgary, Canada)
QuantUn: Quantification of Uncertainty for the Reassessment of Requirements
Nelly Bencomo
(Aston University, UK)
Technology Transfer – Requirements Engineering Research to Industrial Practice: An Open (Ended) Debate (Panel)
16:00 – 17:30, FSS 1006, Chairs: Carlos Henrique C. Duarte and Tony Gorschek
Technology Transfer – Requirements Engineering Research to Industrial Practice: An Open (Ended) Debate
Carlos Henrique C. Duarte and Tony Gorschek
(Brazilian Development Bank, Brazil; Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden)
Preprint Info
RE'16 Organization Meeting
17:30 – 18:15, FSS 5028, Chair: Zhi Jin
Museum of Canadian History and Banquet
18:15 – 01:00
Friday, August 28, 2015
Requirements, Behaviours, and Software Engineering (Keynote)
09:00 – 10:30, FSS 2005, Chair: Vincenzo Gervasi
Requirements, Behaviours, and Software Engineering (Keynote)
Michael Jackson
(Open University, UK)
NL in RE (Research/Industry)
11:00 – 12:30, FSS 2005, Chair: Peter Sawyer
Change Impact Analysis for Natural Language Requirements: An NLP Approach
Chetan Arora, Mehrdad Sabetzadeh, Arda Goknil, Lionel C. Briand, and Frank Zimmer
(University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg; SES TechCom, Luxembourg)
Goal and Preference Identification through Natural Language
Fatima Alabdulkareem, Nick Cercone, and Sotirios Liaskos
(York University, Canada)
The Myth of Bad Passive Voice and Weak Words: An Empirical Investigation in the Automotive Industry
Jennifer Krisch and Frank Houdek
(Daimler, Germany)
Risks (RE:Next! Track)
11:00 – 12:30, FSS 1007, Chair: João Araújo
Towards Reuse in Safety Risk Analysis Based on Product Line Requirements
Hermann Kaindl, Roman Popp, and David Raneburger
(Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
An Environment-Driven Ontological Approach to Requirements Elicitation for Safety-Critical Systems
Jiale Zhou, Kaj Hänninen, Kristina Lundqvist, Yue Lu, Luciana Provenzano, and Kristina Forsberg
(Mälardalen University, Sweden; Bombardier Transportation, Sweden; Saab, Sweden)
Goals at Risk? Machine Learning at Support of Early Assessment
Paolo Avesani, Anna Perini, Alberto Siena, and Angelo Susi
(Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy)
Ready-Set-Transfer! Technology Transfer in the Requirements Engineering Domain (Panel)
11:00 – 12:30, FSS 1006, Chairs: Jane Cleland-Huang, Mehdi Mirakhorli, and Mona Rahimi
Ready-Set-Transfer! Technology Transfer in the Requirements Engineering Domain
Jane Cleland-Huang, Mona Rahimi, and Mehdi Mirakhorli
(DePaul University, USA; Rochester Institute of Technology, USA)
Architecture (Research/Industry)
14:00 – 15:00, FSS 2005, Chair: Jaelson Castro
What You Ask Is What You Get: Understanding Architecturally Significant Functional Requirements
Preethu Rose Anish, Maya Daneva, Jane Cleland-Huang, Roel J. Wieringa, and Smita Ghaisas
(Tata Consultancy Services, India; University of Twente, Netherlands; DePaul University, USA)
Reuse of Architecturally Derived Standards Requirements
Michael C. Panis
(Teradyne, USA)
Frameworks (RE:Next! Track)
14:00 – 15:00, FSS 1006, Chair: Mehrdad Sabetzadeh
Towards Engineering Transparency as a Requirement in Socio-technical Systems
Mahmood Hosseini, Alimohammad Shahri, Keith Phalp, and Raian Ali
(Bournemouth University, UK)
Towards a General Formal Framework of Coherence Management in RE
Alexander Borgida, Ivan Jureta, and Anna Zamansky
(Rutgers University, USA; University of Namur, Belgium; University of Haifa, Israel)
Mass RE (RE:Next! Track)
14:00 – 15:00, FSS 1007, Chair: Anna Perini
Democratic Mass Participation of Users in Requirements Engineering?
(University of Hamburg, Germany)
Exploiting Online Human Knowledge in Requirements Engineering
Anas Mahmoud and Doris Carver
(Louisiana State University, USA)
Closing session: Farewell and presentation of next year’s RE
15:30 – 16:15, FSS 2005, Chairs: Daniel Amyot, Didar Zowghi, and Vincenzo Gervasi

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