Joint project of S2Group wins Facebook Testing and Verification Research Award

A joint project of the S2Group was awarded with the Facebook Testing and Verification Research Award. The project was born from the international collaboration between Roberto Verdecchia (S2Group, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), Breno Miranda (University of Pernambuco), Antonia Bertolino (Italian National Research Council), and Emilio Cruciani (Gran Sasso Science Institute). The research tackles a prominent problem […]

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Research of S2Group PhD Candidate selected for ICSE 2019 ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper award

The research “Scalable Approaches for Test Suite Reduction“, co-authored by Roberto Verdecchia, a double-Ph.D. Candidate of the S2Group (Vrije Universiteit) and of CS@GSSI group (Gran Sasso Science Institute), has been selected as one of the ICSE 2019 ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper awardees. Distinguished Papers represent the very best contributions to the Technical Track of ICSE, […]

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S2Group research awarded with two prizes at 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)

The research “DecidArch: Playing Cards as Software Architects”, originating from a collaboration of the S2Group with international academic and industrial partners, was awarded with two distinct prizes at the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS). The research presents a novel educational game conceived to train students and practitioners in concepts related to software […]

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Computer Science students and the VU Green Office join forces for sustainability

This academic year the students attending the course on ‘Service Oriented Design’ worked in team-projects (see examples in the figure) focused on designing software that helps reducing food waste in the VU cafeterias and create awareness in both students, employees and third-party organizations. The project was in collaboration with the VU Green Office (Vlad George […]

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How Maintainability Issues of Android Apps Evolve [presentation @ICSME 2018]

It is quite a while since we am investigating how Android developers maintain their apps. Yesterday Ivano presented a study about how maintainability issues of Android apps evolve at the 34th International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME 2018). The study uncovers the frequency and evolution of maintainability issues of Android apps. Its results […]

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Collaborative Model-Driven Software Engineering: a Classification Framework and a Research Map [ICSE 2018 – journal first]

Last week Ivano presented a systematic mapping study and a research map about collaborative Model-Driven Engineering at the journal first track of the 40th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2018). The accompanying extended abstract is available here. The original paper published in the Transactions on Software Engineering journal is available here. Here you can […]

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Roberto Verdecchia wins the Best Early Career Researcher Award

Roberto Verdecchia, a PhD student of our group just won the ‘Best Early Career Researcher Award’ at the IEEE International Conference on Software Architectures (ICSA), which was held in Seattle in April this year. The award was assigned thanks to the paper ‘Architectural Technical Debt Identification: Moving Forward’, authored by Roberto as single author. The […]

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