Publications

Most relevant Publications

§ Biffl S., Mordinyi R., Moser T.: 'Anforderungsanalyse für das integrierte Engineering - Mechanismen und Bedarfe aus der Praxis', In: atp edition, 54(5), DIV, pp.28-35, 2012 (Best Paper Award).

§ Biffl S., Winkler D., Mordinyi R., Scheiber S., Holl G.: 'Efficient Monitoring of Constraints in a Multi-Disciplinary Engineering Project with Semantic Data Integration in the Multi-Model Dashboard Process', In: Proceedings of the 19th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA), IEEE, 10 p., Barcelona, Spain, September 16-19, 2014.

§ Ekaputra F., Serral E., Winkler D., Biffl S.: 'An analysis framework for ontology querying tools', In: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Semantic Systems (I-SEMANTICS) in conjunction with the 13h Int. Conference on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Technologies (I-KNOW), ACM, ISBN: 978-1-4503-1972-0, pp.1-8, Graz, Austria, September 6th, 2013 (Best Paper Award).

§ Novak P., Sindelar R., Mordinyi R.: 'Integration Framework for Simulations and SCADA Systems', In: Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, Journal, Volume 47, Elsevier Science, pp.121-140, 2014.

§ Serral E., Mordinyi R., Kovalenko O., Winkler D., Biffl S. : 'Evaluation of Semantic Data Storages for Integrating Heterogeneous Disciplines in Automation Systems Engineering', In: Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4799-0223-1, pp.6856-6863, Vienna, Austria, November 10-13, 2013.

§ Winkler D., Mordinyi R., Biffl S.: 'Research Prototypes versus Products: Lessons Learned from Software Development Processes in Research Projects', In: Proceedings of the 20th EuroSPI Conference on Systems Software and Service Process Improvement, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-642-39178-1, pp.48-59, Dundalk, Ireland, June 25-27, 2013.

Books and Book Chapters (peer-reviewed)

Books and Book Chapters

1. Biffl S., Winkler D., Bergsmann J. (Eds.): 'Software Quality. Process Automation in Software Development', Proceedings of the 4th Software Quality Days, Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, (94), Springer, ISBN: 978-3-642-27212-7, 229p, Vienna, Austria, January 17-19, 2012.

2. Dhungana D., Groher I., Schludermann E., Biffl S.: 'Guiding principles of natural ecosystems and their applicability to software ecosystems', In: S. Jansen, S. Brinkkemper and M. Cusumano (Eds.): 'Software Ecosystems - Analyzing and Managing Business Networks in the Software Industry', Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., ISBN: 9781781955635, pp.43-58, 2013.

3. Hametner R, Kormann B., Vogel-Heuser B., Winkler D., Zoitl A.: 'Automated test case generation for industrial control applications', In: G.S. Gupta, D. Bailey, S. Demidenko, and D. Carnegie (Eds.): 'Recent Advances in Robotics and Automation, Studies in Computational Intelligence', Volume 480, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-642-37386-2, pp.263-273, 2013.

4. Novak P., Melik-Merkumians M., Steinegger M., Moser T., Sindelar R., Zoitl A.: 'Extraction of Automation System Engineering Knowledge for Mapping Plant and Simulation Interfaces', In: T. Borangiu, A. Thomas, and D. Trentesaux: 'Service Orientation in Holonic and Multi Agent Manufacturing and Robotics', Studies in Computational Intelligence, Volume 472(3), Springer, ISBN: 978-3-642-35851-7, pp.247-261, 2013.

5. Sunindyo W., Moser T., Winkler D., Mordinyi R., Biffl S.: 'Workflow Validation Framework in Collaborative Engineering Environments', In: A.W. Loo (Ed.): 'Distributed Computing Innovations for Business, Engineering, and Science', IGI-Global, ISBN: 978-1-4666-2533-4, pp.285-299, 2013.

6. Winkler D., O'Connor R., Messnarz R. (Eds.): 'Systems, Software and Service Process Improvement', Proceedings of the 19th EuroSPI Conference on Systems Software and Service Process Improvement, Communication in Computer and Information Science (301), Springer, ISBN: 978-3-642-31198-7, 341p, Vienna, Austria, June 25-27, 2012.

7. Winkler D., Biffl S.: 'Improving Quality Assurance in Automation Systems Development Projects', In: M. Savsar (Ed.): 'Quality Assurance and Management', INTEC Publishing, ISBN 978-953-51-0378-3, pp.379-398, 2012.

8. Winkler D., Bergsmann J., Biffl S. (Eds.): 'Software Quality. Increasing Value in Software and Systems Development', Proceedings of the 5th Software Quality Days, Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (133), Springer, ISBN: 978-3-642-35701-5, 259p, Vienna, Austria, January 15-17, 2013.

9. Winkler D., Bergsmann J., Biffl S. (eds): 'Software Quality. Model driven approaches for advanced software engineering', Proceedings of the 6th Software Quality Days, Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (166), Springer, ISBN: 978-3-319-03601-4, 243p., Vienna, Austria, January 14-16, 2014.

10. Winkler D., Bergsmann J., Biffl S. (eds): 'Software Quality. Software and Systems Quality in Distributed and Mobile Environments', Proceedings of the 7th Software Quality Days, Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (accepted for publication), Springer, Vienna, Austria, January 20-22, 2015.

Journal Papers (peer-reviewed)

Journal Papers

1. Biffl S.: 'Guest Editorial for the Special Section on the Euromicro 2011 Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA)', In: Journal on Information and Software Technology (IST), 55(6), Elsevier Science, p.1063, 2013.

2. Biffl S., Mordinyi R., Moser T.: 'Anforderungsanalyse für das integrierte Engineering - Mechanismen und Bedarfe aus der Praxis', In: ATP Edition, 54(5), DIV Deutscher Industrieverlag GmbH, pp.28-35, 2012 (Best paper award).

3. Biffl S., Mordinyi R., Moser T.: 'Integriertes Engineering mit Automation Service Bus - Paralleles Engineering mit heterogenen Werkzeugen', In: ATP Edition, 54(12), DIV Deutscher Industrieverlag GmbH, pp.36-43, 2012.

4. Daramola O., Sindre G., Moser T.: 'A Tool-based Semantic Framework for Security Requirements Specification', In: Journal of Universal Computer Science, 19(13), J.UCS, ISSN: 0948-695x, pp.1940-1962, 2013.

5. Gil M., Serral E., Valderas V., Pelechano V.: 'Designing for user attention: A method for supporting unobtrusive routine tasks', In: Journal of Science of Computer Programming, Special section on Language Descriptions Tools and Applications (LDTA’08 & ’09) & Special section on Software Engineering Aspects of Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence (UCAmI 2011), 78(10), Elsevier Science, pp.1987-2008, 2013.

6. Kalinowski, M., Biffl S., Spinola, R.O., Reinehr, S.: 'From project-oriented to service-oriented software development: an industrial experience guided by a service reference model', In: Journal of Software Engineering Research and Development, 2(10), Springer, 21p., 2014.

7. Lugmayr A., Serral E., Scherp A., Mustaquim S.: 'Ambient media today and tomorrow', In: Journal on Multimedia Tools and Applications, 71(1), Springer, pp.159-178, 2013.

8. Merdan M., Moser T., Sunindyo W., Biffl S., Vrba P.: 'Workflow scheduling using multi-agent systems in a dynamically changing environment', In: Journal of Simulation, 7(3), Palgrave mcmillan, ISSN: 1747-7778, pp.144-158, 2012 (online), 2013 (print).

9. Moser T., Biffl S.: 'Semantic Integration of Software and Systems Engineering Environments', In: IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part SMC-C (Application and Reviews), Special issue on Semantics-enabled Software Engineering, 42(1), IEEE, ISSN: 1094-6977, pp.38-50, 2012.

10. Novak P., Sindelar R., Mordinyi R.: 'Integration Framework for Simulations and SCADA Systems', In: Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, Journal, Volume 47, Elsevier Science, pp.121-140, September, 2014.

11. Pogorelc B., Lugmayr A., Stockleben B., Vatavu R., Tahmasebi N., Serral E., Stojmenova E. Imperl B., Risse T., Zenz G., Gams M.: 'Ambient bloom: new business, content, design and models to increase the semantic ambient media experience', In: Journal on Multimedia Tools and Applications, 66(1), Springer, ISSN:1380-7501, pp.7-32, 2012.

12. Serral E., Valderas P., Pelechano V.: 'Addressing the evolution of automated user behaviour patterns by runtime model interpretation', In: Journal on Software and Systems Modeling, Volume 9, Springer, pp.1-34, 2013.

13. Serral E., Gil M., Valderas P., Pelechano V.: 'Automating unobtrusive personalized services in ambient media environments', In: Journal on Multimedia Tools and Applications, 71(1), Springer, pp.159-178, 2013.

14. Winkler D., Biffl S.: 'Guest editorial: special section on software quality assurance and quality management', In: Software Quality Journal (SQJ), Guest Editorial, Springer, 22(3), pp.467-468, 2014.

Conference and Workshop Papers (peer-reviewed)

Full Conference Papers

1. Biffl S., Moser T., Hundt L., Lüder A.: 'Erweiterung von vorhandenen Werkzeugketten zum Engineering von Wasserkraftwerken mit Hilfe von AutomationML', In: VDI Berichte, VOL 2171 , VDI/VDE, ISBN: 9783180921716, pp.41-46, Düsseldorf, Germany, 2012.

2. Biffl S., Serral E., Winkler D., Dieste O., Juristo N., Condori-Fernandez N.: 'Replication Data Management: Needs and Solutions: An evaluation of conceptual approaches for integrating heterogeneous replication study data', In: Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM), ACM/IEEE, ISBN: 978-0-7695-5056-5, pp.233-242, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, October 10-22, 2013.

3. Biffl S., Kalinowski M., Ekaputra F., Serral E., Winkler D.: 'Building Empirical Software Engineering Bodies of Knowledge with Systematic Knowledge Engineering', In: Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE), Knowledge Systems Institute Graduate School, ISBN: 1-891706-35-7, pp.552-559, Vancouver, Canada, July 1-2 2014.

4. Biffl S., Winkler D., Mordinyi R., Scheiber S., Holl G.: 'Efficient Monitoring of Constraints in a Multi-Disciplinary Engineering Project with Semantic Data Integration in the Multi-Model Dashboard Process', In: Proceedings of the 19th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA), IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4799-4845-1, pp.1-10, Barcelona, Spain, September 16-19, 2014.

5. Biffl S., Lüder A., Schmidt N., Winkler D.: 'Early and Efficient Quality Assurance of Risky Technical Parameters in a Mechatronic Design Process', In: Proceedings of the 40th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), IEEE, 7p, Dallas, Texas, USA, October 28-November 1, 2014.

6. Biffl S., Mordinyi R., Raidl G., Steininger H., Winkler D.: 'An SME Transition from Plan-Driven to Hybrid Project Management with Agile Software Development Methods', In: Proceedings of the 21th EuroSPI Conference on Systems Software and Service Process Improvement, Industrial Track, Delta, Luxembourg, Luxembourg, June 25-27, 2014.

7. Daramola O., Moser T., Sindre G., Biffl S.: 'Managing Implicit Requirements Using Semantic Case-Based Reasoning Research Preview', In: Proceedings of the 18th International Working Conference on Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality (REFSQ), Springer, ISBN: 978-3-642-28713-8, pp.172-178, Essen, Germany, March 19-22, 2012.

8. Ekaputra F., Serral E., Winkler D., Biffl S.: 'An analysis framework for ontology querying tools', In: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Semantic Systems (I-SEMANTICS) in conjunction with the 13h International Conference on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Technologies (I-KNOW), ACM, ISBN: 978-1-4503-1972-0, pp.1-8, Graz, Austria, September 6th, 2013 (Best Paper Award).

9. Ekaputra F.J., Serral E., Biffl. S: 'Building an Empirical Software Engineering Research Knowledge Base from Heterogeneous Data Sources', In: Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Knowledge Technologies and Data-Driven Business (I-KNOW), ACM, Graz, Austria, September 16-19, 2014

10. Farfeleder S., Moser T., Krall A.: 'Using Semantic Relatedness and Locality for Requirements Elicitation Guidance', In: Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE), Knowledge Systems Institute Graduate School, ISBN: 1-891706-31-4, pp.19-24, Redwood City, San Francisco, USA, July 1-3, 2012.

11. Fay A., Biffl S., Winkler D., Drath R., Barth M.: 'A method to evaluate the openness of automation tools for increased interoperability', In: Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4799-0223-1, pp.6842-6847, Vienna, Austria, November 10-13, 2013.

12. Grünwald G., Moser T.: 'umlTUowl - A Both Generic and Vendor-Specific Approach for UML to OWL Transformation', In: Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE), Knowledge Systems Institute Graduate School, ISBN: 1-891706-31-4, pp.730-736, Redwood City, San Francisco, USA, July 1-3, 2012.

13. Grünwald A., Winkler D., Sabou M., Biffl S.: 'The Semantic Model Editor: Efficient Data Modeling and Integration based on OWL Ontologies', In: Proceedings of the 10th International Semantic Systems (SEMANTIC), ACM, 8p, Leipzig, Germany, September 4-5, 2014. (Nominated for Best Paper Award).

14. Hametner R., Winkler D., Zoitl A.: 'Agile Testing Concepts Based on Keyword-driven Testing for Industrial Automation Systems', In: Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4673-2419-9, pp.3707-3712, Montreal, Canada, October 25-28, 2012.

15. Jirkovsky V., Obitko M., Novak P., Kadera P.: 'Big Data Analysis for Sensor Time-Series in Automation', In: Proceedings of the 19th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA), IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4799-4845-1, pp.1-8, Barcelona, Spain, September 16-19, 2014.

16. Kovalenko O., Debruyne C., Serral E., Biffl S.: 'Evaluation of Technologies for Mapping Representation in Ontologies', In: Proceedings of On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems (OTM) Conferences, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-642-41029-1, pp.564-571, Graz, Austria, September 9-13, 2013.

17. Kovalenko O., Serral E., Biffl S.: 'Towards evaluation and comparison of tools for ontology population from spreadsheet data', In: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Semantic Systems (I-SEMANTICS), ACM, ISBN: 978-1-4503-1972-0, pp.57-64, Graz, Austria, September 4-6, 2013.

18. Kovalenko O., Winkler D., Kalinowski M., Serral E., Biffl S.: 'Engineering Process Improvement in Heterogeneous Multi-Disciplinary Environments with the Defect Causal Analysis', In: Proceedings of the 21th EuroSPI Conference on Systems Software and Service Process Improvement, Communication in Computer and Information Science, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-662-43895-4, pp.73-85, Luxembourg, Luxembourg, June 25-27, 2014.

19. Lüder A., Schmidt N., Steininger H., Biffl S.: 'Analyse von Anforderungen an Software-Systeme zum Steuerungsentwurf', In: Tagungsband der 13. Fachtagung für den Entwurf Komplexer Automatisierungssysteme (EKA), IFAK, 14p, Magdeburg, Germany, May 14-15, 2014

20. Mordinyi R., Moser T., Biffl S.: 'Test-case generation for the validation of Integrated Automation Systems Engineering Environments', In: Proceedings of the 7th Vienna International Conference on Mathematical Modelling (MATHMOD). Modelling and Model Transformation in Automation Technologies, IFAC, ISBN: 978-3-902823-23-6, pp.866-871, Vienna, Austria, February, 15-17, 2012.

21. Mordinyi R., Moser T., Winkler D., Biffl S.: 'Navigating between Tools in Heterogeneous Automation Systems Engineering Landscapes', In: Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4673-2419-9, pp.6182-6188, Montreal, Canada, October 25-28, 2012.

22. Mordinyi R., Prybila C., Winkler D., Biffl S.: 'Communication in Multi-discipline Engineering Projects using Local Data Point References', In: Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4799-0223-1, pp.6848-6855, Vienna, Austria, November 10-13, 2013.

23. Mordinyi R., Serral E., Winkler D., Biffl S.: 'Evaluating Software Architectures using Ontologies for Storing and Versioning of Engineering Data in Heterogeneous Systems Engineering Environments', In: Proceedings of the 19th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA), IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4799-4845-1, pp.1-10, Barcelona, Spain, September 16-19, 2014.

24. Mordinyi R., Winkler D., Waltersdorfer F., Scheiber S., Biffl S.: 'Integrating Heterogeneous Engineering Tools and Data Models: A Roadmap for Developing Architecture Variants', In: Proceedings of the 7th Software Quality Days (SWQD), Lecture Notes, Springer, 18p., Vienna, Austria, January, 20-22, 2015

25. Moser T., Mordinyi R., Winkler D., Biffl S.: 'Extending Mechatronic Objects for Automation Systems Engineering in Heterogeneous Engineering Environments', In: Proceedings of the 17th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA), IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4673-4735-8, pp.1-8, Krakow, Poland, September 17-21, 2012.

26. Musil J., Musil A., Winkler D., Biffl S.: 'A First Account on Stigmergic Information Systems and their Impact on Platform Development', In: Proceedings of the Nordic Symposium on Cloud Computing and Internet Technology (Nordic Cloud), co-located with the 10th Working IEEE/IFIP Conference on Software Architecture (WICSA) and the 6th European Conference on Software Architecture (ECSA), pp.69-73, Helsinki, Finland, August 20-24, 2012.

27. Musil J., Musil A., Biffl S.: 'Towards a Coordination-Centric Architecture Metamodel for Social Web Applications', In: Proceedings of the 8th European Conference on Software Architecture (ECSA), Springer, Vienna, Austria, August 25-29, 2014

28. Novak P., Melik-Merkumians M., Steinegger M., Moser T. , Sindelar R., Zoitl A.: 'Semantic Runtime Interface Description Based on Engineering Knowledge', In: Proceedings of the 14th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing (INCOM), IFAC, Volume 14(1), pp.805-810, Bucharest, Romania, May 23-25, 2012.

29. Novak P., Sindelar R.: 'Ontology-Based Industrial Plant Description Supporting Simulation Model Design and Maintenance', In: Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4799-0223-1, pp.6864-6869, Vienna, Austria, November 10-13, 2013.

30. Novak P., Kadera P., Vrba P., Sindelar R. : 'Architecture of a Multi-Agent System for SCADA Level in Smart Distributed Environments', In: Proceedings of the 18th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA), IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4799-0862-2, pp.1-8, Cagliari, Italy, September 10-13, 2013.

31. Novak P., Sindelar R.: 'Component-Based Design of Simulation Models Utilizing Bond-Graph Theory', In: Proceedings of the 19th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), IFAC, pp.9229-9234, Cape Town, South Africa, August 24-29, 2014

32. Ramler R., Winkler D., Schmidt M.: 'Random Test Case Generation and Manual Unit Testing: Substitute or Complement in Retrofitting Tests for Legacy Code?', In: Proceedings of the 38th Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA), IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4673-2451-9, pp.286-293, Cesme, Izmir, Turkey, September 5-9, 2012.

33. Schmidt N., Lüder A., Steininger H., Biffl S.: 'AutomationML for User Requirements fulfillment related to Engineering Process Efficiency', In: Proceedings of the 40th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), IEEE, Dallas, Texas, USA, October 28-November 1, 2014

34. Schmidt N., Lüder A., Biffl S., Steininger H.: 'Analyzing requirements on software tools according to functional engineering phase in the Technical Systems Engineering Process', In: Proceedings of the 19th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA), IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4799-4845-1, pp.1-8, Barcelona, Spain, September 16-19, 2014.

35. Serral E., Mordinyi R., Kovalenko O., Winkler D., Biffl S. : 'Evaluation of Semantic Data Storages for Integrating Heterogeneous Disciplines in Automation Systems Engineering', In: Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4799-0223-1, pp.6856-6863, Vienna, Austria, November 10-13, 2013.

36. Serral E., Valderas P., Pelechano V.: 'A Software Infrastructure for Executing Adaptive Daily Routines in Smart Automation Environments', In: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Adaptive and Self-Adaptive Systems and Applications (Adaptive), IARIA XPS Press, ISBN: 978-1-61208-274-5, pp.30-35, Valencia, Spain, May 25-June 1, 2013 (Best paper award).

37. Serral E., Mordinyi R., Biffl S.: 'Effective and Considerate Change Notifications in Multidisciplinary Engineering Projects', In: Improving Enterprise Communication, Proceedings of the 22nd International conference on Information Systems Development (ISD), Springer, ISBN: 978-3-319-07214-2, pp.445-457, Sevilla, Spain, September 2-4, 2013.

38. Sindelar R., Novak P.: 'Simulation Integration Framework', In: Proceedings of the 10th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN), IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4673-0310-1, pp.80-85, Beijing, China, July 25-27, 2012

39. Steinegger M., Zoitl A.: 'Automated Code Generation for Programmable Logic Controllers based on Knowledge Acquisition from Engineering Artifacts: Concept and Case Study', In: Proceedings of the 17th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA), IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4673-4735-8, pp.1-8, Krakow, Poland, September 17-21, 2012.

40. Sunindyo W., Moser T., Winkler D., Dhungana D.: 'Improving Open Source Software Process Quality Based on Defect Data Mining', In: Proceedings of the 4th Software Quality Days, Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, Software Quality. Process Automation in Software Development (94), Springer, ISBN: 978-3-642-27212-7, pp.84-102, Vienna, Austria, January 17-19, 2012.

41. Sunindyo W., Moser T., Winkler D., Mordinyi R.: 'Project Progress and Risk Monitoring in Automation Systems Engineering', In: Proceedings of the 5th Software Quality Days (SWQD), Lecture Notes, Volume 133, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-642-35701-5, pp.30-54, Vienna, Austria, January, 15-17, 2013.

42. Willmann R., Serral E., Kastner W., Biffl S.: 'Shortening of product ramp-up by using a centralized knowledge base', In: Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN), IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4799-0752-6, pp.516-522, Bochum, Germany, July 29-31, 2013.

43. Willmann R., Biffl S., Serral E.: 'Determining Qualified Production Processes for New Product Ramp-up using Semantic Web Technologies', In: Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Knowledge Technologies and Data-Driven Business (I-KNOW), ACM, 8p., Graz, Austria, September 16-19, 2014

44. Winkler D., Schmidt M., Ramler R., Biffl S.: 'Improving Unfamiliar Code with Unit-Tests: An Empirical Investigation on Tool-Supported and Human-Based Testing', In: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Product-Focused Software Development and Process Improvement (Profes), Springer, ISBN: 978-3-642-31062-1, pp.290-304, Madrid, Spain, June 13-15, 2012.

45. Winkler D., Kitzler M., Steindl C., Biffl S.: 'Investigating the Impact of Experience and Solo/Pair Programming on Coding Efficiency: Results and Experiences from Coding Contests', In: Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming (XP), Springer, ISBN: 978-3-642-38313-7, pp.106-120, Vienna, Austria, June 3-7, 2013.

46. Winkler D., Mordinyi R., Biffl S.: 'Research Prototypes versus Products: Lessons Learned from Software Development Processes in Research Projects', In: Proceedings of the 20th EuroSPI Conference on Systems Software and Service Process Improvement, Communication in Computer and Information Science (364), Springer, ISBN: 978-3-642-39178-1, pp.48-59, Dundalk, Ireland, June 25-27, 2013.

47. Winkler D., Schönbauer M., Biffl S.: 'Towards Automated Process and Workflow Management: A Feasibility Study on Tool-Supported and Automated Engineering Process Modeling Approaches', In: Proceedings of the 40th Euromicro Conferences on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA), Software Management Track, IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4799-5795-8, pp.102-110, Verona, Italy, August 27-29, 2014.

Short Conference and Workshop Papers

1. Biffl S., Kalinowski M., Ekaputra F.J., Neto A.A.., Conte T., Winkler D.: 'Towards a Semantic Knowledge Base on Threats to Validity and Control Actions in Controlled Experiments', In: Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM), Short Paper, Article 49, ACM, ISBN: 978-1-4503-2774-9, 4p, Torino, Italy, September 18-19, 2014.

2. Dösinger S., Mordinyi R., Biffl S.: 'Communicating Continuous Integration Servers for Increasing Effectiveness of Automated Testing', In: Proceedings of 27th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE), Tool Demo Paper, IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4503-1204-2, pp.374-377, Essen, Germany, September 3-7, 2012.

3. Ekaputra F.J., Sabou M., Serral E., Biffl. S: 'Supporting Information Sharing for Reuse and Analysis of Scientific Research Publication Data ', In: Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Semantic Publishing (Sepublica), co-located with the 11th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC), CEUR, Volume 1155, pp.1-12, Anissaras, Greece, May 25th, 2014

4. Frühwirth C., Mordinyi R., Biffl S.: 'Quality Needs Structure: Industrial Experiences in Systematically Defining Software Security Requirements', In: Proceedings of the 4th Software Quality Days, Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, Software Quality. Process Automation in Software Development (94), Springer, ISBN: 978-3-642-27212-7, pp.217-229, Vienna, Austria, January 17-19, 2012.

5. Kovalenko O., Serral E., Sabou M., Ekaputra F.J., Winkler D., Biffl S.: 'Automating Cross-Disciplinary Defect Detection in Multi-Disciplinary Engineering Environments', In: Proceedings of the 19th Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW), Short Paper, Springer, 12p., Linköping, Sweden, November 24-28, 2014.

6. Marın B., Pereira J., Giachetti G., Hermosilla F., Serral E.: 'A General Framework for the Development of MDD Projects', In: Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development (MODELSWARD), SciTePress, ISBN: 978-989-8565-42-6, pp.257-260, Barcelona, Spain, February,19-21, 2013.

7. Musil J., Musil A., Biffl S.: 'Elements of software ecosystem early-stage design for collective intelligence systems', In: Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Ecosystem Architectures (WEA), ACM, ISBN: 978-1-4503-2314-7, pp.21-25, St. Petersburg, Russia, August 19, 2013.

8. Novak P., Sindelar R.: 'Semantic Design and Integration of Simulation Models in the Industrial Automation Area', In: Proceedings of the iATPA Workshop in conjunction with the 17th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA), IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4673-4735-8, pp.1-8, Krakow, Poland, September 21, 2012.

9. Novak P., Sindelar R.: 'Design and Verfication of Simulation Models of Passive Houses', In: Proceedings of the 17th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA), Work in Progress, IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4673-4735-8, pp.1-4, Krakow, Poland, September 17-21, 2012.

10. Novak P., Kadera P., Jirkovsky V., Vrba P.: 'Engineering of Coupled Simulation Models for Mechatronic Systems', In: Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Service Orientation in Holonic and Multi-Agent Manufacturing (SOHOMA), Nancy, France, November 5-6, 2014

11. Ramler R., Putschögl W., Winkler D.: 'Automated Testing of Industrial Automation Software: Practical Receipts and Lessons Learned', In: Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Modern Software Engineering Methods for Industrial Automation (MoSEMInA), In Conjunction with ICSE 2014, ACM, ISBN: 978-1-4503-2851-7, pp.7-16, Hyderabad, India, May 31-June 7, 2014.

12. Serral E., Kovalenko O. , Moser T., Biffl S.: 'A Systematic Comparison of Semantic Integration Data Storage Architectures for Multidisciplinary Systems', In: Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development (MODELSWARD), SciTePress, ISBN: 978-989-8565-42-6, pp.190-197, Barcelona, Spain, February,19-21, 2013.

13. Thillen F., Mordinyi R., Biffl S.: 'Isolated Testing of Software Components in Distributed Software Systems', In: Proceedings of the 6th Software Quality Days, Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (166), Short Paper, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-319-03601-4, pp.170-184, Vienna, Austria, January 14-16, 2014.

Work-in-Progress Papers and Posters

1. Biffl S., Musil J., Serral E., Winkler D. : 'A Semantic Directory for Content and Partner Discovery in Empirical Software Engineering Research', In: Proceedings of the Work in Progress Session, 39th Euromicro Conferences on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA), SEA-SR-38, SEAA Publication, ISBN: 978-3-902457-387, pp.18-19, Santander, Spain, September 4-6, 2013.

2. Biffl S., Kovalenko O., Lüder A., Schmidt N., Rosendahl R.: 'Semantic Mapping Support in AutomationML', In: Proceedings of the 19th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA), Work In Progress, IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4799-4845-1, pp.1-4, Barcelona, Spain, September 16-19, 2014.

3. Grünwald A., Winkler D., Serral E., Biffl S.: 'Semantic Technologies to Accelerate Model-Driven Development', In: Proceedings of the Work in Progress Session, 33rd Euromicro Conferences on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA), SEAA Publication, p.276, Santander, Spain, September 4-6, 2013.

4. Proenca D., Antunes G., Borbinha J., Caetano A., Biffl S., Winkler D., Becker C.: 'Longevity as an Information Systems Design Concern', In: Proceedings of the CAiSE'13 Forum at the 25th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE), -, ISSN: 1613-0073, pp.73-80, Valencia, Spain, June 20, 2013.

5. Sunindyo W., Moser T., Winkler D.: 'Process Model Validation for Heterogeneous Engineering Environments', In: Proceedings of the 4th Software Quality Days, Practical Track, SWQD, Vienna, Austria, January 17-19, 2012.

6. Winkler D., Ekaputra F.J., Serral E., Biffl S.: 'Efficient Data Integration and Communication Issues in Distributed Engineering Projects and Project Consortia', In: Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Knowledge Technologies and Data-Driven Business (I-KNOW), Poster Paper, ACM, 4p, Graz, Austria, September 16-19, 2014

Trade Journals and Technical Reports (not peer-reviewed)

Trade Journals

1. Barth M., Biffl S., Drath R., Fay A., Winkler D.: 'Bewertung der Offenheit von Engineering-Tools', In: Open Automation, 4, VDE Verlag GmbH, pp.12-15, 2013.

2. Biffl S.: 'Weg von den Software-Werkzeuginseln - Lücken beim parallelen Engineering industrieller Anlagen schließen', In: ke NEXT, 6, verlag moderne industrie GmbH, pp.88-90, 2013.

3. Biffl S., Moser T., Mordinyi R.: 'Alle auf "einer" Spur"', In: Computer & Automation, 6, WEKA FACHMEDIEN GmbH, pp.41-44, 2012.

4. Biffl S., Lüder A., Petzold T., Schmidt N., Steininger H.: 'Anforderungen an Engineeringketten', In: ETZ Elektrotechnik & Automation, 9, VDE Verlag GmbH, pp-18-22, 2013.

5. Lüder A., Steininger H., Biffl S., Schmidt N., Petzold T.: 'Quo vadis Softwarewerkzeuge - Studienergebnis zum Thema Entwicklungswerkzeuge', In: SPS Magazin, 7, TeDo Verlag GmbH, pp.43-45, 2013.

6. Winkler D.: 'Effiziente Datenintegration zur Verbesserung der Projekt- und Prozessqualität in heterogenen Entwicklungsprojekten', In: Computerwelt, 25, CW Fachverlag GmbH, p.19, 2013.

Practical Conferences

1. Biffl S., Kovalenko O., Lüder A., Schmidt N., Rosendahl R.: 'Semantic Mapping Support for Mechatronic Objects in AutomationML', In: Proceedings of the AutomationML User Conference, 13p., Blomberg, Germany, October 7-8, 2014.

Technical Reports

1. Biffl S., Kalinowski M., Ekaputra F., Serral E., Winkler D.: 'Building Empirical Software Engineering Bodies of Knowledge with Systematic Knowledge Engineering', Technical Report No.: IFS-CDL-13-03, TU Vienna, Extended Version of SEKE 2014, October 2013, Online available at: http://qse.ifs.tuwien.ac.at/publication/IFS-CDL-13-03.pdf.

2. Biffl S., Kalinowski M., Ekaputra F., Martins G.G., Winkler D.: 'Towards Efficient Support for Theory Identification from Published Experimental Research Reports', Technical Report No.: IFS-CDL-14-01, TU Vienna, January 2014, Online available at: http://qse.ifs.tuwien.ac.at/publication/IFS-CDL-14-01.pdf.

3. Biffl S., Kalinowski M., Ekaputra F.J., Neto A.A.., Conte T., Winkler D.: 'Towards a Semantic Knowledge Base on Threats to Validity and Control Actions in Controlled Experiments', Technical Report No.: IFS-CDL-14-04, TU Vienna, Extended Version of ESEM 2014, March 2014, Online available at: http://qse.ifs.tuwien.ac.at/publication/IFS-CDL-14-04.pdf.

4. Biffl S., Lüder A., Schmidt N., Winkler D.: 'Early and Efficient Quality Assurance of Risky Technical Parameters in a Mechatronic Design Process', Technical Report No.: IFS-CDL-14-28, TU Vienna, Extened Version of IECON 2014, May 2014, Online available at: http://qse.ifs.tuwien.ac.at/publication/IFS-CDL-14-28.pdf.

5. Ekaputra F.J.: 'Ontology Change Management in Multi-Disciplinary Engineering Environment', Technical Report No.: IFS-CDL-14-21, TU Vienna, 2014.

6. Grünwald A.: 'Evaluation of UML to OWL Approaches and Implementation of a Transformation Tool for Visual Paradigm and MS Visio', Technical Report No.: IFS-CDL-14-42, TU Vienna, July 2014, Online available at: http://qse.ifs.tuwien.ac.at/publication/IFS-CDL-14-42.pdf.

7. Grünwald A., Winkler D., Serral E., Biffl S.: 'Semantic Technologies for more-efficient Model-Driven Development', Technical Report No.: IFS-CDL-13-03, TU Vienna, Extended Version of Euromicro 2013, July 2013, Online available at: http://qse.ifs.tuwien.ac.at/publication/IFS-CDL-13-02.pdf.

8. Grünwald A., Winkler D., Biffl S.: 'The Semantic Model Editor: Efficient Data Modeling and Integration based on OWL Ontologies', Technical Report No.: IFS-CDL-14-33, TU Vienna, Extended Version of Semantics 2014, June 2014, Online available at: http://qse.ifs.tuwien.ac.at/publication/IFS-CDL-14-33.pdf.

9. Kovalenko O., Serral E., Sabou M., Ekaputra F.J., Winkler D., Biffl S.: 'Automating Cross-Disciplinary Defect Detection in Multi-Disciplinary Engineering Environments', Technical Report No.: IFS-CDL-14-17, TU Vienna, Extended Version of EKAW 2014, May 2014, Online available at: http://qse.ifs.tuwien.ac.at/publication/IFS-CDL-14-17.pdf.

10. Lüder A., Schmidt N., Rosendahl R., Biffl S., Steininger H.: 'Entwicklung von Empfehlungen zur Entwicklungsprozessverbesserung im Bereich Programmiersysteme E3BP', White Paper, Technical Report No.: IFS-CDL-13-05, TU Vienna, August 2013.

11. Musil J., Musil A., Biffl S.: 'Stigmergic Information Systems: A Conceptual Framework for Architecting Social Web Applications', In: Technical Report No.: IFS-CDL-14-25, TU Vienna, April 2014, Online available at: http://qse.ifs.tuwien.ac.at/publication/IFS-CDL-14-25.pdf.

12. Musil J., Musil A., Biffl S.: 'Stigmergic Information Systems - Part 1: An Architecture Metamodel for Collective Intelligence Systems', Technical Report No.: IFS-CDL-14-40, TU Vienna, August 2014, Online available at: http://qse.ifs.tuwien.ac.at/publication/IFS-CDL-14-40.pdf.

13. Schönbauer M., Winkler D.: 'A Feasibility Study on Tool-Supported and Automated Business Process Modeling Approaches', Technical Report No.: IFS-CDL-14-02, TU Vienna, Extended Version of Euromicro 2014, March 2014, Online available at: http://qse.ifs.tuwien.ac.at/publication/IFS-CDL-14-02.pdf.

14. Winkler D., Kulmukhametov A.: 'Systematic Literature Review on Information Systems Longevity', Technical Report No.: IFS-CDL-13-04, TU Vienna, October 2013, Online available at: http://qse.ifs.tuwien.ac.at/publication/IFS-CDL-13-04.pdf.

15. Winkler D. Biffl S.: 'Focused Inspection to support product and process improvement in heterogeneous engineering environment', Technical Report, IFS-CDL-14-32, TU Vienna, 2014.