REFSQ is comming to Gothenburg, Sweden March 14 - 17, 2016


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

Monday 09.00 – 17.30 Workshops
09.00 – 10.30

RE4P2 (Room 7+8)

10.30 – 11.00

RESACS (Room 2)

RePriCo (Room 3)

Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30

RE4P2 (Room 7+8)

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch (Restaurant)
14.00 – 15.30

RESACS (Room 2)

CreaRE (Room 3)

CRE (Room 5+6)

15.30 – 16.00 Coffee Break (Foyer)
16.00 – 17.30

RESACS (Room 2)

CreaRE (Room 3)

CRE (Room 5+6)

Tuesday 08.30 – 18.00 Scientific Track / Poster Session
08.30 – 09.00 Conference Opening (Room 1)
09.00 – 10.00 Keynote (Room 1)
Christoph Thuemmler (Edinburgh Napier University, UK and Technische Universität München, DE)
10.00 – 10.30

Poster Slam (Room 1)

10.30 – 11.10 Coffee Break (Foyer) Poster Presentations (Foyer)

A Framework for Information Quality Requirements Engineering
Mohamad Gharib and Paolo Giorgini

Transparency as a Requirement
Mahmood Hosseini, Alimohammad Shahri, Keith Phalp and Raian Ali

Digital Addiction: Gamificiation for Precautionary and Recovery Requirements
Jingjie Jiang, Keith Phalp and Raian Ali

Integrating GUI Mockups and User Stories
Olga Liskin and Tobias Baum

Motivation as a Supplementary Requirement
Alimohammad Shahri, Mahmood Hosseini, Keith Phalp and Raian Ali

11.10 – 12.30 Research Session 1a (Room 1): Risk
Session Chair: Fabio Massacci

Experimental Validation of a Risk Assessment Method
Eelco Vriezekolk, Sandro Etalle and Roel Wieringa
Discussant: Bastian Tenbergen

Supporting the Validation of Adequacy in Requirements-based Hazard Mitigations
Bastian Tenbergen, Thorsten Weyer and Klaus Pohl
Discussant: Eelco Vriezekolk

Research Session 1b (Room 2): Modelling
Session Chair: Jennifer Horkoff

Evaluating Feature Models: A Goal-Question-Metric Study at Opel
Olesia Oliinyk, Kai Petersen, Manfred Schoelzke, Martin Becker and Soeren Schneickert
Discussant: Mohamad Gharib

Modeling and Reasoning about Information Quality Requirements
Mohamad Gharib and Paolo Giorgin
Discussant: Kai Petersen

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch (Restaurant)
14.00 – 15.30 Research Session 2a (Room 1): Keeping Requirements Up-to-Date
Session Chair: Marcus Trapp

Detecting and Correcting Outdated Requirements in Function-Centered Engineering of Embedded Systems
Marian Daun, Thorsten Weyer and Klaus Pohl
Discussant: Patrick Mäder

Estimating the Implementation Risk of Requirements in Agile Software Development Projects with Traceability Metrics
Patrick Rempel and Patrick Mäder
Discussant: Marian Daun

Research Session 2b (Room 2): Security
Session Chair: Eric Knauss

The Role of Catalogues of Threats and Security Controls in Security Risk Assessment: An Empirical Study with ATM Professionals
Martina Degramatica, Katsiaryna Labunets, Fabio Massacci, Federica Paci and Alessandra Tedeschi
Discussant: Tong Li

Analyzing and Enforcing Security Mechanisms on Requirements Specifications
Tong Li, Jennifer Horkoff and John Mylopoulos
Discussant: Fabio Massacci

15.30 – 16.00 Coffee Break (Foyer)
16.00 – 17.30 Research Session 3a (Room 1): Mapping Artefacts
Session Chair: Joerg Doerr

How Artifacts Support and Impede Requirements Communication
Olga Liskin
Discussant: Maryam Razavian

Consonance between Networked Economic and IT Services: Finding the Balance Between Conflicting Requirements
Maryam Razavian and Jaap Gordijn
Discussant: Olga Liskin

Research Session 3b (Room 2): Formalization
Session Chair: Sebastian Adam

From Stakeholder Requirements to Formal Specifications through Refinement
Fenglin Li, Jennifer Horkoff, Alexander Borgida, Giancarlo Guizzardi, Lin Liu and John Mylopoulos
Discussant: Daniel Kuhn

Towards More Efficient Requirements Formalization: A Study
Wenbin Li, Jane Hayes and Mirosław Truszczyński
Discussant: Fenglin Li

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

Industrial Keynote 1 (Room 1)
Agile RE – Recipe for success or project wish-list?
Gareth Rogers (1&1 Internet AG, Germany)

09.30 – 10.30 Invited Industry Talks Session A (Room 1):
Industrial Challenges
Session Chair: Kim Lauenroth

Starting with the Result – Providing a Positive User Experience with Visual Application Design
Nils Königshofen (adesso AG, Germany)

When Reality Bites the Requirement Engineer – A Survival Guide to our Everyday RE Challenges
Jessica Emma Clark and Martin Lorek (T-Systems on site services GmbH, Germany)

Mini Tutorial (Room 2):
Focus Groups: Cost-effective and Methodologically Sound Ways to Get Practitioners Involved in Your Empirical RE Research
Maya Daneva (University of Twente, The Netherlands)
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break (Foyer)
11.00 – 12.30 Invited Industry Talks Session B (Room 1):
Industry Practice

Model-Based Systems Engineering for railway rolling stock – Alstom ASAP methodology
Hugo Guillermo Chalé Góngora (ALSTOM Transport, France)

Development of Requirements Based on Functional Effects as the Main Goal
Torsten Ronneberger (Audi AG, Germany)

Panel Discussion:
Certificates in RE

Ask the Experts (Room 2):
Join the lively discussion on challenges, plans, and experiences with empirical research (methods) in requirements engineering research featuring experts from the field!

  • Jane Cleland-Huang (DePaul University, USA)
  • Daniel Berry (University of Waterloo, Canada)
  • Barbara Paech (University of Heidelberg, Germany)
  • Kai Petersen (Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden)
  • Roel Wieringa (University of Twente, The Netherlands)
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch (Restaurant)
14.00 – 15.30
Live Study (Room 1):
Collecting Natural Language Trace Queries
Sugandha Lohar, Jane Cleland-Huang, Alexandar Rasin (DePaul University, USA) and
Patrick Mäder (Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany)
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee Break (Foyer)
16.00 – 17.30

Industrial Keynote 2 (Room 1)
Solving the Major Challenges in Society with Digital Technology
Jakob H. Rasmussen (Living Labs Global, Denmark)

Opinion Battle
How should academia co-produce with industry?

18.00 Leaving to Social Event and Conference Dinner
18.15 – 19.00 Social Event
19.30 – End Conference Dinner
Thursday 08.30 – 16.10 Scientific Track
08.30 – 10.00 Research Session 4: (Room 1) Future Trends in RE
Session Chair: Jane Cleland-Huang

Anticipating Future Trends in RE (invited talk)
Joerg Doerr

The Emerging Requirement for Digital Addiction Labels
Raian Ali, Nan Jiang, Keith Phalp, Sarah Muir and John McAlaney
Discussant: Richard Berntsson Svensson

10.00 – 10.30 Coffee Break (Foyer)
10.30 – 12.35 Research Session 5a (Room 1): Process
Session Chair: Kai Petersen

Challenges of the Customer Organization’s Requirements Engineering (RE) Process in the Outsourced Environment – A Case Study
Heli Hiisilä, Marjo Kauppinen and Sari Kujala
Discussant: Keith Phalp

A Case Study Evaluation of the Guideline-Supported QUPER Model for Elicitation of Quality Requirements
Richard Berntsson Svensson and Bjorn Regnell
Discussant: Heli Hiisilä

Research Session 5b (Room 2): Short Papers
Session Chair: Patrick Mäder

Towards Crowd-based Requirements Engineering
Eduard Groen, Joerg Doerr and Sebastian Adam
Discussant: Axel Kalenborn

Functional Requirements Modeling for Interactive TV Applications
Sergio Canchi and Juan Eduardo Durán
Discussant: Eduard Groen

FlexiView: A Magnet-Based Approach for Visualizing Requirements Artifacts
Parisa Ghazi, Norbert Seyff and Martin Glinz
Discussant: Juan Eduardo Durán

Requirements Engineering in the Bidding Stage of Software Projects – A Research Preview
Kai Breiner, Michael Gillmann, Axel Kalenborn and Christian Müller
Discussant: Parisa Ghazi

12.35 – 14.00 Lunch (Restaurant)
14.00 – 15.30 Research Session 6a (Room 1): User Feedback
Session Chair: Maryam Razavian

Supporting Requirements Feedback Flows in Iterative System Development
Eric Knauss, Andreas Andersson, Michael Rybacki and Erik Israelsson
Discussant: Jane Cleland-Huang

User-Constrained Clustering in Online Requirements Forums
Chuan Duan, Horatiu Dumitru, Jane Cleland-Huang and Bamshad Mobasher
Discussant: Eric Knauss

Research Session 6b (Room 2): Priorities
Session Chair: Richard Berntsson Svensson

A Systematic Literature Review of Requirements Prioritization Criteria
Norman Riegel and Joerg Doerr
Discussant: Maaike Harbers

Embedding Stakeholder Values in the Requirements Engineering Process
Maaike Harbers, Christian Detweiler and Mark Neerincx
Discussant: Norman Riegel

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