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dc.contributor.author Ali, Raian
dc.contributor.author Solis, Carlos
dc.contributor.author Dalpiaz, Fabiano
dc.contributor.author Maalej, Walid
dc.contributor.author Giorgini, Paolo
dc.contributor.author Nuseibeh, Bashar
dc.date.accessioned 2011-12-21T10:20:39Z
dc.date.available 2011-12-21T10:20:39Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/1740
dc.description non-peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Software product lines are an engineering paradigm meant to systematically configure software products of reusable assets so that development effort and time are minimized. Config-uring a high-quality product is a challenging design activity, main-ly because quality is a dynamic property and hardly predictable by designers at design time. In this position paper, we propose Social Software Product Lines (SSPL) as a new development paradigm which involves users as collaborators in judging software products quality and guiding configuration in a lifelong style. SSPL para-digm advocates two principles. The first is that quality has to be evaluated iteratively during the product operation so that quality evaluation is maintained up-to-date. The second is that users are the main evaluator of quality and their feedback is a primitive driver of reconfiguration. At runtime, SSPL keeps obtaining users’ quality feedback and planning upon reconfiguration to deliver the product shown most adequate by the users’ community. We discuss motivations and foundations of SSPL and outline a set of research directions. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher IEEE Computer Society en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Requirements Engineering for Social Computing (RESC);08/2011
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/RESC.2011.6046714
dc.rights “© 2011 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other work. en_US
dc.subject software product lines en_US
dc.subject social software engineering en_US
dc.subject models at runtime en_US
dc.title Social software product lines en_US
dc.type Conference item en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.type.restriction none en
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI
dc.relation.projectid 10/CE/11855
dc.internal.authorcontactother carlos.Solis@lero.ie
dc.internal.authorcontactother Bashar.Nuseibeh@lero.ie


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