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Conference Programme

Please find the Conference Programme below. Please note that the programme may be subject to change.

Monday 09.00 – 18.00 Workshops / Doctoral Symposium
09.00 – 10.30

CreaRE (half-day workshop)

Doctoral Symposium

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break
11.00 – 12.30

CreaRE (half-day workshop)

Doctoral Symposium

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.30

RE4P2 (half-day workshop)

Doctoral Symposium

15.30 – 16.00 Coffee Break
16.00 – 18.00

RE4P2 (half-day workshop)

Doctoral Symposium

Tuesday 08.30 – 18.00 Scientific Track / Poster Session
08.30 – 09.00 Conference Opening (Room 1)
09.00 – 10.00

Keynote (Room 1)

Do not fear the Plumber
Catherine Rolland (KTM Advance, France)

10.00 – 10.30

Poster Slam (Room 1)

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break (Foyer)

Poster Session (Room 2)


11.00 – 11.10 Introduction Empirical Track (Room 1)
11.10 – 12.30

Research Session 1: Games and Requirements (Room 1)

Session Chair: Samuel Fricker

Is Requirements Engineering Useless in Game Development?
Jussi Kasurinen, Andrey Maglyas and Kari

Discussant: Nicolas Sannier

Towards Model-driven Requirements Engineering for Serious Educational Games: Informal, Semi-formal, and Formal Models
Kendra Cooper, Eman Nasr and Shaun Longstreet
Discussant: Bendra Ojameruaye

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch (Restaurant)
14.00 – 15.30

Research Session 2a: Natural Language Requirements (Room 1)

Session Chair: Daniel M. Berry

Measuring and Improving the Completeness of Natural Language Requirements
Alessio Ferrari, Felice Dell’Orletta, Giorgio Oronzo Spagnolo and Stefania Gnesi
Discussant: Wenbin Li

(Semi-)Automatic Categorization of Natural Language Requirements
Eric Knauss and Daniel Ott
Discussant: Felix Kossak

Research Session 2b: Requirements in Self-Adaptive Systems (Room 2)

Session Chair: Kurt Schneider

A Systematic Literature Review of Requirements Modeling and Analysis for Self-adaptive Systems
Zhuoqun Yang, Zhi Li, Zhi Jin and Yunchuan Chen
Discussant: Azadeh Alebrahim

Requirements-driven Social Adaptation: Expert Survey
Malik Almaliki, Funmilade Faniyi, Rami Bahsoon, Keith Phalp and Raian Ali
Discussant: Maya Daneva

15.30 – 16.00 Coffee Break (Foyer)
16.00 – 17.30

Research Session 3a: Requirements in Large-Scale Projects and Systems (Room 1)

Session Chair: Xavier Franch

A Requirements Monitoring Infrastructure for Very-Large-Scale Software Systems
Michael Vierhauser, Rick Rabiser and Paul Gruenbacher
Discussant: Itzel Morales-Ramirez

State of Practice of User-Developer Communication in Large-Scale IT Projects – Results of an Interview Series with Experienced Practitioners
Ulrike Abelein and Barbara Paech
Discussant: Stephan Faßbender

Research Session 3b: Requirements and Digitality (Room 2)

Session Chair: Roel Wieringa

Digital Addiction: a Requirements Engineering Perspective
Amen Alrobai, Keith Phalp and Raian Ali
Discussant: Rüdiger Weißbach

Feedback-aware Requirements Documents for Smart Devices
Fabian Kneer, Erik Kamsties and Markus Voelter
Discussant: Norman Riegel

17.30 – 18.00 Plenary Summary of Parallel Sessions
(Room 1)
18.00 Welcome Reception
Wednesday 08.30 – 17.30 Industry Track / Empirical Track
08.30 – 09.30

Industrial Keynote 1 (Room 1)

Session Chair: Martin Glinz

How Common is Common Enough? Finding a Balance between Dogma and Corruption in Requirements Engineering Practice
Sarah C. Gregory (Intel, USA)

09.30 – 10.30

Invited Industry Talks Session A: Industrial Challenges (Room 1)

Session Chair: Birgit Penzenstadler

The ‘beA’-Project – Requirements Engineering with more than 500.000 Stakeholders
Oliver Hehlert and Kim Lauenroth (adesso, Germany)

At the Coalface: Experiences of Requirements Engineering in Industry
Alistair Mavin (Rolls-Royce, UK)

Empirical Track: Live Experiment Session 1 (Room 2)

Understandability of ARMOR: A Goal Modeling Language, Wilco Engelsman and Roel Wieringa

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break (Foyer)
11.00 – 12.30

Invited Industry Talks Session B1: Experience (Room 1)

Session Chair: Hans Hartmann

GORE/KAOS in the Industry: Some Lessons Learnt
Robert Darimont (Respect-IT, Belgium)

Startup of a Requirements Engineering Process in the Medtech Environment: Risks, Opportunities and Side Effects
Lukas Müller (Tecan, Switzerland)

Using Behaviour Models for the Specification of Software-Based Automotive Systems – Challenges and Practical Experiences
Henning Kleinwechter and Andreas Leicher (Carmeq, Germany)

Invited Industry Talks Session B2: Methods and Tools (Room 2)

Session Chair: Barbara Paech

Understanding and Tracing Design Rationale by Traceability Controlling
Horst Kargl (Sparx Systems, Austria)

Requirements Traceability by an Eclipse-Based Tool Chain
Jens Trompeter and Ömer Gürsoy (itemis, Germany)

A Lightweight Requirements Engineering Assessment Guide
Peter Spörri and Daniel Rapp (Zühlke Management Consultants, Switzerland)

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch (Restaurant)
14.00 – 15.30

Invited Industry Talks Session C: RE in Context (Room 1)

Session Chair: Eric Knauss

Agility and Documentation – A Perfect Fit!
André Pflüger and Chris Rupp (Sophist, Germany)

Business Requirements as the Basis for Enterprise Architecture and Project Architectures
Harmen van den Berg (BiZZdesign, The Netherlands)

Parametric Requirements in a Perspective of Performance and Costs for Mechanical Systems
Gauthier Fanmuy and Fabrice Pinot (Dassault Systemes, France)

Empirical Track: Live Experiment Session 2 (Room 2)

Understandability of ARMOR: A Goal Modeling Language, Wilco Engelsman and Roel Wieringa

15.30 – 16.00 Coffee Break (Foyer)
16.00 – 17.00

Industrial Keynote 2 (Room 1)

Session Chair: Erik Kamsties

Stop Thinking About Requirements Quality, Focus on Value
Joy Beatty (Seilevel, USA)

17.00 – 17.30

Closing Discussion with all Speakers
(Room 1)

Moderators: Martin Glinz and Erik Kamsties

18.15 Leaving to Social Event and Conference Dinner
19.00 – 19.30 Social Event
19.30 Conference Dinner
Thursday 08.30 – 16.10 Scientific Track
08.30 – 10.00

Research Session 4a: Compliance and Regulatory Requirements (Room 1)

Session Chair: Andrey Maglyas

INCREMENT: A Mixed MDE-IR Approach for Regulatory Requirements Modeling and Analysis
Nicolas Sannier and Benoit Baudry
Discussant: Jussi Kasurinen

Systematic Elaboration of Compliance Requirements Using Compliance Debt and Portfolio Theory
Bendra Ojameruaye and Rami Bahsoon
Discussant: James Lockerbie

Research Session 4b: Formal Specifications(Room 2)

Session Chair: Andreas Opdahl

Answer-Set Programming in Requirements Engineering
Wenbin Li, Mirek Truszczynski, Jane Huffman Hayes and David Brown
Discussant: Alessio Ferrari

Improving the Understandability of Formal Specifications: An Experience Report
Felix Kossak, Atif Mashkoor, Verena Geist and Christa Illibauer
Discussant: Eric Knauss

10.00 – 10.30 Coffee Break (Foyer)
10.30 – 12.35

Research Session 5a: Requirements and Interaction (Room 1)

Session Chair: Joerg Doerr

Problem-Based Requirements Interaction Analysis Azadeh Alebrahim, Stephan Faßbender, Maritta Heisel and Rene Meis
Discussant: Zhi Jin

Analyzing the Effect of the Collaborative Interactions on Performance of Requirements Validation
Nelly Condori-Fernández, Sergio España, Klaas Sikkel, Maya Daneva and Arturo Gonzalez
Discussant: Malik Almaliki

Argumentation-based Discussion for User Forum: A Research Preview
Itzel Morales-Ramirez and Anna Perini
Discussant: Rick Rabiser

Research Session 5b: Experience Reports(Room 2)

Session Chair: Nicolas Sannier

A Requirements-led Approach for Specifying QoS-aware Service Choreographies: An Experience Report
Neil Maiden, James Lockerbie, Konstantinos Zachos, Antonia Bertolino, Guglielmo De Angelis and Francesca Lonetti
Discussant: Barbara Paech

Experience-oriented Approaches for Teaching and Training Requirements Engineering: An Experience Report
Rüdiger Weißbach, Andrea Herrmann, Dieter Landes and Anne Hoffmann
Discussant: Cristina Palomares

Report of the Live Experiment Understandability of ARMOR: A Goal Modeling Language, Wilco Engelsman and Roel Wieringa

12.35 – 14.00 Lunch (Restaurant)
14.00 – 15.30

Research Session 6a: Requirements Elicitation (Room 1)

Session Chair: Andrea Herrmann

An Analysis of Priority-based Decision Heuristics for Optimizing Elicitation Efficiency
Norman Riegel and Joerg Doerr
Discussant: Sunil Nair

The Effects of Requirements Elicitation Issues on Software Project Performance: An Empirical Analysis
Neetu Sethia
Discussant: Erik Kamsties

Research Session 6b: Requirements Management (Room 2)

Session Chair: Maya Daneva

Requirements Reuse and Patterns: A Survey
Cristina Palomares, Carme Quer and Xavier Franch
Discussant: Neetu Sethia

Safety Evidence Traceability – Problem Analysis and Model
Sunil Nair, Jose Luis de La Vara, Alberto Melzi, Giorgio Tagliaferri, Laurent De-La-Beaujardiere and Fabien Belmonte
Discussant: Amen Alrobai

15.30 – 16.00 Plenary Summary of Parallel Sessions
(Room 1)
16.00 – 16.10 Closing and Outlook (Room 1)