Palma de Mallorca

In 2007 the IWSM Mensura conference was held on November 5-8 in Palma de Mallorca. This conference was organized by the Universidad de las Islas Baleares (UIB) at the UIB campus.


On this conference 16 papers were presented. These papers are published in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science.

  • Michael Berry and Chris S. Johnson
    Improving the Quality of Information for Software Project Management
  • Ali Idri, Azeddine Zahi, Emilia Mendes and Abdelali Zakrani
    Software Cost Estimation Models Using Radial Basis Function Neural Networks
  • Jose Ignacio Panach, Nelly Condori-Fernández, Francisco Valverde, Nathalie Aquino and Oscar Pastor
    Towards an Early Usability Evaluation for Web Applications
  • Yoshiki Mitani, Tomoko Matsumura, Mike Barker, Seishiro Tsuruho, Katsuro Inoue and Ken-Ichi Matsumoto
    An Empirical Study of Process and Product Metrics Based on In-process Measurements of a Standardized Requirements Definition Phase
  • Maya Daneva
    Preliminary Results in a Multi-site Empirical Study on Cross-Organizational ERP Size and Effort Estimation
  • Cigdem Gencel and Luigi Buglione
    Do Base Functional Component Types Affect the Relationship between Software Functional Size and Effort?
  • Dominik Gessenharter, Alexander-Marc Merten, Alexander Raschke and Nicolas Fernando Porta
    Experiences on Using Software Experiments in the Validation of Industrial Research Questions
  • Martin Kunz, Reiner R. Dumke and Andreas Schmietendorf
    How to Measure Agile Software Development
  • Ayça Tarhan and Onur Demirors
    Assessment of Software Process and Metrics to Support Quantitative Understanding
  • Ayaz Farooq and Reiner R. Dumke
    Developing and Applying a Consolidated Evaluation Framework to Analyze Test Process Improvement Approaches
  • José A. Cruz-Lemus, Marcela Genero and Mario Piattini
    Using Controlled Experiments for Validating UML Statechart Diagrams Measures
  • Gemma Grau
    Adapting the COSMIC Method for Evaluating the Functional Size in PRiM
  • María Díaz-Ley, Félix García and Mario Piattini
    Implementing Software Measurement Programs in Non Mature Small Settings
  • Mohamad Kassab, Olga Ormandjieva, Maya Daneva and Alain Abran
    Non-Functional Requirements Size Measurement Method (NFSM) with COSMIC-FFP
  • Manar Abu Talib, Adel Khelifi, Alain Abran and Olga Ormandjieva
    Assessment of Real-Time Software Specifications Quality Using COSMIC-FFP
  • Juan J. Cuadrado-Gallego, Miguel Garre, Ricardo J. Rejas, and Miguel-Ángel Sicilia
    Analysis of Software Functional Size Databases


General Chairs

Reiner R. Dumke, Otto-von-Guericke-University, Magdeburg, Germany
José Miguel Toro, University of Seville, Spain

Program Committee Chairs

Alain Abran, University of Québec, Montréal, Canada
Antonia Mas, University of the Balearic Islands, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Program Committee

Moteoi Azuma University of Waseda, Japan
Manfred Bundschuh DASMA e.V., Germany
David Card DNV IT Global Services, USA
Fran¸cois Coallier ÉTS, Montréal, Canada
Juan J. Cuadrado-Gallego University of Alcalá, Spain
Jean-Marc Desharnais ÉTS, Montréal, Canada
Ton Dekkers Shell Information Technology, The Netherlands
José Javier Dolado University of the Basque Country, Spain
Christof Ebert vector Consulting, Stuttgart, Germany
Khaled El-Emam University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
Felix García University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Elena García-Barriocanal University of Alcalá, Spain
George Ghinea Brunel University, UK
Naji Habra FUNDP, Namur, Belgium
Nadine Hanebutte University of Idaho, USA
Mark Harman Kings College, London, UK
Rachel Harrison Stratton Edge Consulting Ltd., UK
Ali Idri INSIAS, Morocco
Natalia Juristo Politechnic University of Madrid, Spain
Adel Khelifi ALHOSN University, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Pedro Lara University Europea de Madrid, Spain
Miguel Lopez University of Namur, Belgium
Mathias Lother Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany
Hakim Lounis University of Québec, Montréal, Canada
Fernando Machado Catholic University of Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay
John McGarry U.S. Army, USA
Roberto Meli DPO, Italy
Pam Morris Total Metrics, Australia
John C. Munson University of Idaho, USA
Olga Ormandjieva Concordia University, Montr´eal, Canada
Oscar Pastor Technical University of Valence, Spain
Mario Piattini University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Tony Rollo Software Measurement Services Ltd., UK
Salvador Sánchez University of Alcalá, Spain
Daniel Rodríguez University of Alcalá, Spain
Miguel-Ángel Sicilia University of Alcalá, Spain
Maya Daneva University of Twente, The Netherlands
Manoranjan Satpathy General Motors, India
Andreas Schmietendorf Berlin School of Economics, Germany
Manuel Serrano University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Marcio Silveira EDS, Brazil
Harry Sneed SES, Munich/Budapest, Hungary
Esperança Amengual Univ. of the Balearic Islands, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Stanimir Stojanov University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Hannu Toivonen Nokia, Finland
Claes Wohlin Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden
David Zubrow Software Engineering Institute, USA
Horst Zuse Technical University Berlin, Germany
Marcus Ciolkowski Fraunhofer IESE, Kaiserslautern, Germany
Javier Aroba University of Huelva, Spain
Dietmar Pfahl University of Calgary, Canada
Andreas Jedlitschka Fraunhofer IESE, Kaiserslautern, Germany


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