Saros @ ICSE

ICSE 2010 is over. Those lucky enough to have gone have had their reward of first dibs on the material presented, so now I can present a brief summary of the paper that we in the Software Engineering group at Freie Universität produced for that conference. The paper is both a way of announcing Saros ... more

 

Reading List

Some books/articles/websites etc. that I have enjoyed reading in the last few months (just to prove my interests do occasionally stretch beyond computers) and which I can recommend: Books Letters to a Young Contrarian (Christopher Hitchens). Just seeing the title of this book was enough by itself to compel me to buy it; memories of ... more

 

CSMR – Day 2

CSMR 2009 soldiers on. Today's keynote was delivered by Tibor Gyimothy which looked at software metrics from the developer's point of view. He presented the results of a study where developers were surveyed for their opinions on various metrics. The developers were divided based upon such attributes as experience, platform knowledge (Java, C/C++, C#, SQL), ... more

 

CSMR – Day 1

Guten tag. How embarrassing. The weather in Kaiserslautern is bad, I'm an Englishman.... and I don't have an umbrella. But at least the Fraunhofer IESE Centre is a wonderful environment. Which leads me to quickly express my admiration of the German approach to technical research and development. Briefly, there are four "actors" in their setup: ... more