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Preliminary Conference Program

Workshops W7-W12

Tutorials T3, T4

Industry Day

Doctoral Symposium

Mentoring Session (morning)

RE Cares (afternoon)

Social Event: Reception at the historic guild hall “Zunfthaus zur Meisen” (unless RE’20 has to be held as a purely virtual conference)

Main Conference: Wednesday September 2, 2020

09:45-10:15 Registration
10:15-10:30 Opening
10:30-12:00

Session R 1: Requirements Traceability
Session Chair: TBA
   

[R] Cutting through the Jungle: Disambiguating Model-based Traceability Terminology
Jörg Holtmann, Jan-Philipp Steghöfer, Michael Rath and David Schmelter

[R] Trace Link Recovery using Semantic Relation Graphs and Spreading Activation
Aaron Schlutter and Andreas Vogelsang

[N] Early Requirements Traceability with Domain-Specific Taxonomies — A Pilot Experiment
Michael Unterkalmsteiner

Session R 2: User Feedback
Session Chair: TBA
   

[R] The Way it Makes you Feel. Predicting Users’ Engagement during Interviews with Biofeedback and Supervised Learning
Daniela Girardi, Alessio Ferrari, Nicole Novielli, Paola Spoletini, Davide Fucci and Thaide Huichapa

[R] Same Same but Different: Finding Similar User Feedback Across Multiple Channels and Languages
Emanuel Oehri and Emitzá Guzmán

[R] Voice of the Users: A Demographic Study of Software Feedback Behaviour
James Tizard, Tim Rietz and Kelly Blincoe

Session I 1: Quality Requirements and Quality Models
Session Chair: TBA
   

[I] Quality Requirements Elicitation by Ideation of Product Quality Risks with Design Thinking
Alexander Poth and Andreas Riel

[I] Cyber Digital Twin Simulator for Automatic Gathering and Prioritization of Security Controls Requirements
Ethan Hadar, Dmitry Kravchenko and Alexander Basovskiy

[I] Requirements-Driven Method to Determine Quality Characteristics and Measurements for Machine Learning Software and Its Evaluation
Koji Nakamichi, Kyoko Ohashi, Isao Namba, Rieko Yamamoto, Mikio Aoyama, Lisa Joeckel, Julien Siebert and Jens Heidrich

RE Cares
   

Details TBA

12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:30

Session R 3: Requirements Traceability and Machine Learning
Session Chair: TBA
   

[N] Towards Semantically Guided Traceability
Yalin Liu, Jinfeng Lin, Qingkai Zeng, Meng Jiang and Jane Cleland-Huang

[R] Which App Features Are Being Used? Learning App Feature Usages from Interaction Data
Christoph Stanik, Marlo Haering, Chakajkla Jesdabodi and Walid Maalej

[N] Towards Queryable and Traceable Domain Models
Rijul Saini, Gunter Mussbacher, Jin L.C. Guo and Joerg Kienzle

Session R 4: Ontology and Goal Modeling I
Session Chair: TBA
   

[R] Requirements Dependency Extraction by Integrating Active Learning with Domain-specific Ontology
Gouri Deshpande, Quim Motger, Cristina Palomares, Ikagarjot Kamra, Katarzyna Biesialska, Xavier Franch, Guenther Ruhe and Jason Ho

[JF] Reconstructing the Past: The Case of the Spadina Expressway
Alicia M. Grubb and Marsha Chechik

[JF] Understanding what is important in iStar extension proposals: the viewpoint of researchers
Enyo Jose Gonçalves, Marcos Antônio de Oliveira, Ingrid Monteiro, Jaelson Castro and João Araujo

Session I 2: Critical Systems (Rail, Automotive, Nuclear)
Session Chair: TBA
   

[I] Requirements Management in Automotive: An Empirical Study on Process Improvement Areas
Giuseppe Lami and Fabio Falcini

[I-PO] Consistent Requirements through Semantic MBSE Models
Marco Di Maio, Martin Hoppe and George-Dimitrios Kapos

[I] Towards a Taxonomy for Eliciting Design-Operation Continuum Requirements of Cyber-Physical Systems
Jon Ayerdi, Aitor Garciandia, Aitor Arrieta, Wasif Afzal, Eduard Paul Enoiu, Aitor Agirre, Goiuria Sagardui, Maite Arratibel and Ola Sellin

RE Cares
   

Details TBA

14:30-15:00

Break

15:00-15:20 Welcome Messages
15:20-16:30

Keynote
Session Chair: TBA
   

Interdisciplinary requirements engineering for moral considerations in algorithmic systems
Francien Dechesne (Leiden University, NL)
   

16:30-17:00

Break

17:00-18:30

Session R 5: Non-Functional Requirements
Session Chair: TBA
   

[R] The Lack of Shared Understanding of Non-Functional Requirements in Continuous Software Engineering: Accidental or Essential?
Colin Werner, Ze Shi Li, Neil Ernst and Daniela Damian

[R] How Developers Believe Invisibility Impacts NFRs Related to User Interaction
Rainara Carvalho, Rossana Andrade and Kathia Oliveira

[N] What Users Think about Predictive Analytics? A Survey on NFRs
Jingwei Yang and Lin Liu

Poster and Demo Session
Session Chair: TBA
   

Presentations TBA

Session I 3: Experience and Challenges
Session Chair: TBA
   

[I] An Analysis of Requirements-Related Problems that Occurred in an Organization Using a Mature Requirements Engineering Process
Michael C. Panis

[I] The Ten Lockheed Martin Cyber-Physical Challenges: Formalized, Analyzed, and Explained
Anastasia Mavridou, Hamza Bourbouh, Dimitra Giannakopoulou, Thomas Pressburger, Mohammad Hejase, Pierre-Loic Garoche and Johann Schumann

[I] On the Pragmatics of Requirements Engineering Practices in a Startup Ecosystem
Carina Alves and João Cunha and João Araújo

RE Cares
   

Details TBA

Main Conference: Thursday September 3, 2020

10:00-10:30 Get Together
10:30-12:00

Session R 6: Security, Safety and Risk
Session Chair: TBA
   

[R] OASIS: Weakening User Obligations for Security-critical Systems
Thein Than Tun, Amel Bennaceur and Bashar Nuseibeh

[JF] Safety Practices in Requirements Engineering: The Uni-REPM Safety Module
Jéssyka Vilela, Jaelson Castro, Luiz Eduardo Galvão Martins and Tony Gorschek

[R] Data-driven Risk Management for Requirements Engineering: An Automated Approach based on Bayesian Networks
Florian Wiesweg, Andreas Vogelsang and Daniel Mendez

Session R 7: Legal Requirements
Session Chair: TBA
   

[R] An AI-assisted Approach for Checking the Completeness of Privacy Policies Against GDPR
Damiano Torre, Sallam Abualhaija, Mehrdad Sabetzadeh, Lionel Briand, Katrien Baetens, Peter Goes and Sylvie Forastier

[R] Extracting and Classifying Requirements from Software Engineering Contracts

Abhishek Sainani, Preethu Rose Anish, Vivek Joshi and Smita Ghaisas

[R] Automated Recommendation of Templates for Legal Requirements
Amin Sleimi, Marcello Ceci, Mehrdad Sabetzadeh, Lionel Briand and John Dann

Session I 4: Modernizing Systems and Processes
Session Chair: TBA
   

[I-PO] Heavy Process. Pragmatic RE. Modern Solution
Ugur Demirci and Gael Feyertag

[I-PO] Requirements Engineering by Modernization or Replacement of a Legacy System

Elena Temnenko

   
   

RE Cares
   

Details TBA

12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:30

Session R 8: Machine Learning and RE
Session Chair: TBA
   

[R] NoRBERT: Transfer Learning for Requirements Classification
Tobias Hey, Jan Keim, Anne Koziolek and Walter F. Tichy

[R] A Deep Context-wise Method for Coreference Detection in Natural Language Requirements
Yawen Wang, Lin Shi, Mingyang Li, Qing Wang and Yun Yang

[N] Evidence-driven Requirements Engineering for Uncertainty of Machine Learning-based Systems
Fuyuki Ishikawa and Yutaka Matsuno

Session R 9: Goal Modeling II
Session Chair: TBA
   

[R] Continual Human Value Analysis in Software Development: A Goal Model Based Approach
Harsha Perera, Gunter Mussbacher, Waqar Hussain, Rifat Ara Shams, Arif Nurwidyantoro and Jon Whittle

[N] Towards a General Solution for Layout of Visual Goal Models with Actors
Yilin Lucy Wang and Alicia M. Grubb

[JF] Creative goal modeling for innovative requirements
Jennifer Horkoff, Neil Maiden and David Asboth

Panel: What can Industry expect from Academia in RE — and vice-versa?
Moderator: Kurt Schneider (Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany)
   

Panelists:
TBA

RE Cares
   

Details TBA

14:30-15:00

Break

15:00-15:20 Awards
15:20-16:30

Keynote
Session Chair: TBA
   

Ethics @ Scale: Governing Responsible Innovation in the Cloud
David Marcos (Microsoft, USA)
   

16:30-17:00

Break

17:00-18:30

Session R 10: Sustainability and Society
Session Chair: TBA
   

[R] Digital Discrimination in Sharing Economy: A Requirements Engineering Perspective
Miroslav Tushev, Fahimeh Ebrahimi and Anas Mahmoud

[N] ShapeRE — Towards a Multi-Dimensional Representation for Sustainable Software Requirements
Yen Dieu Pham, Abir Bouraffa and Walid Maalej

[N] Symboleo: Towards a Specification Language for Smart Contracts
Sepehr Sharifi, Alireza Parvizimosaed, Daniel Amyot, Luigi Logrippo and John Mylopoulos

Session R 11: Empirical Studies
Session Chair: TBA
   

[JF] Why and How to Balance Alignment and Diversity of Requirements Engineering Practices in Automotive
Rebekka Wohlrab, Eric Knauss and Patrizio Pelliccione

[JF] The Inconsistency between Theory and Practice in Managing Inconsistency in Requirements Engineering
Irit Hadar, Anna Zamansky and Daniel M. Berry

[JF] Requirements specification for developers in agile projects: Evaluation by two industrial case studies
Juliana Medeiros, Alexandre Vasconcelos, Carla Silva and Miguel Goulão

Most Influential Paper Award Session
Session Chair: TBA
   

Details TBA

RE Cares
   

Details TBA

Main Conference: Friday September 4, 2020

10:00-10:30 Get Together
10:30-12:00

Session R 12: Education and Start-ups
Session Chair: TBA
   

[R] Inspectors Academy: Pedagogical Design for Requirements Inspection Training
Muneera Bano, Didar Zowghi, Alessio Ferrari and Paola Spoletini

[N] Teaching Requirements Engineering for All: A Preliminary Report
Alexander Dekhtyar, Bruno da Silva and Karson Slocum

[N] Reaching the Unreachable: A Method for Early Stage Software Startups to Reach Inaccessible Stakeholders within Large Corporations
Soo Ling Lim, Peter Bentley and Fuyuki Ishikawa

Session R 13: Natural Language Requirements & Theory
Session Chair: TBA
   

[N] Automated Goal Model Extraction from User Stories Using NLP
Tugce Gunes and Fatma Başak Aydemir

[N] Towards Causality Extraction from Requirements
Jannik Fischbach, Benedikt Hauptmann, Lukas Konwitschny, Dominik Spies and Andreas Vogelsang

[R] Theory as a Source of Software Requirements
Ruzanna Chitchyan and Caroline Bird

   

   

12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-13:20 Announcements, RE Cares Result Report
13:20-14:30

Keynote
Session Chair: TBA
   

RE @ runtime — the challenge of change
Jeff Kramer (Imperial College London, UK)
   

14:30-15:00

Break

15:00-16:00

Panel: RE after Covid-19 (working title)
Moderator: Jon Whittle (Monash University, Australia)
   

Panelists:
TBA

16:00-16:30 Closing; Invitation to RE'21
16:30-17:00 Farewell