Monthly Archives: April 2015

Research Methods for Software Engineering Students

The Software Engineering community is increasingly recognising the value of empirical evidence to support research and practice. Empirical evidence provides a means to evaluate the utility of promising research areas and to help practitioners to make informed technology adoption decisions. … Continue reading

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Visiting Software School at Fudan University, China

During my recent visit to China, I visited the Software Engineering Laboratory, Software School at Fudan University in Shanghai. It has always a great pleasure visiting Professor Xin Peng and his team who are conducting an excellent research on challenging … Continue reading

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Reference Architecture for Cloud-Based Workspace of Tools

A few years ago, we started working on designing a cloud-based infrastructure for providing Engineering tools as services, an approach we called Tools as a Service (TaaS). We have made significant progress towards materialising the concept of developing an infrastructure … Continue reading

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