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JOURNAL PAPERS

Assessing the Effectiveness of Sequence Diagrams in the Comprehension of Software Requirements: Results from a Family of Five Experiments
Abrahão S., Gravino, C., Insfran E., Scanniello G., Tortora G. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, ISSN: 0098-5589, IEEE Computer Society, 2013.

A Process for Managing Interaction between Experimenters to Get Useful Similar Replications Experiments
Juristo N., Vegas S., Solari M., Abrahão S., Ramos I. Information and Software Technology 55(2): 215-225, 2013, Impact Factor 1.821 (JCR 2009), ISBN 0950-5849, Elsevier.

Empirical validation of a usability inspection method for model-driven Web development
Fernández A., Abrahão S., Insfran E . Journal of Systems and Software
86(1): 161-186 (2013), ISSN 0164-1212, Elsevier.

Quality in New Generation Web Applications (Editorial)
Abrahão S., Cachero C., Cappiello C., Matera M.
Journal of Web Engineering, Volume 11, Number 3, September 2012, ISSN: 1540-9589, Rinton Press, USA.

A Systematic Review of Quality Attributes and Measures for Software Product Lines
Montagud S., Abrahão S., Insfran E . Software Quality Journal, Special Issue on Quality Engineering for Software Product Lines, ISSN: 0963-9314, 2011, Impact Factor 0.977 (JCR 2009), Springer.

Software Evolution in Model-Driven Product Line Engineering
Abrahão S., González-Huerta J., Insfrán E., Ramos I . ERCIM News 88, January 2012, Special Theme: Evolving Software, 2012.

Usability Evaluation Methods for the Web: A Systematic Mapping Study
Fernández A., Insfran E., Abrahão S . Information and Software Technology 53 (2011) 789–817, Impact Factor 1.821 (JCR 2009), ISBN 0950-5849, Elsevier.

Evaluating Requirements Modeling Methods based on User Perceptions: A Family of Experiments
Abrahão S., Insfran E., Carsí, J. A., Genero, M. Information Sciences, doi:10.1016/j.ins.2011.04.005, ISSN 0020-0255, 2011, Elsevier (in press).

Validating a Size Measure for Effort Estimation in Model-driven Web Development
Abrahão S., Gómez J., Insfran E . Information Sciences
, Vol. 180, No. 20, pp. 3932-3954, ISSN 0020-0255, 2010, Elsevier.

Assessing the Influence of Stereotypes on the Comprenhension of UML Sequence Diagrams: A Family of Experiments
Cruz-Lemus J. A., Genero M.,
Caivano D., Abrahão S., Insfran E., Carsí J.A. Information and Software Technology 53(12): 1391-1403 (2011), ISSN: 0950-5849, Elsevier.

A Requirements Engineering Approach for Developing Multi-Agent Systems
Blanes D., Insfran E.,
Abrahão S
. International Journal of Software Engineering and its Applications, Vol. 4 No. 2, 2010, ISSN: 1738-9984.

A Family of Experiments to Evaluate a Functional Size Measurement Procedure for Web Applications
Abrahão S., Poels G. Journal of Systems and Software
, Vol. 82, Number 1, January 2009, ISSN 0164-1212, Elsevier.

Experimental Evaluation of an Object-Oriented Function Point Measurement Procedure
Abrahão S., Poels G. Information and Software Technology 49(4): 366-380, 2007, ISSN: 0950-5849, Elsevier.

On the Estimation of Software Functional Size from Requirements Specifications
Condori-Fernández N., Abrahão S., and Pastor O. Journal of Computer Science and Technology, 22(3): 358-370, 2007. Special Issue on Advances in Software Metrics and Software Processes, ISSN: 1000-9000 (print version), ISSN: 1860-4749 (electronic version), Springer.

A Functional Size Measurement Method for Object-Oriented Conceptual Schemas: Design and Evaluation Issues
Abrahão S., Poels P., and Pastor O. Journal on Software & System Modeling (SoSyM), 5(1): 48-71, April 2006, ISSN: 1619-1366 (paper) 1619-1374 (online), Springer.

A Measurement Procedure for Requirements Specification: Design and Application (in Spanish)
Condori-Fernández N., Abrahão
S., Pastor O, Martí S. Metrics and Process Magazine (RPM), Vol. 1, No. 3, December 2004, 29-37 pp., Spanish Association of Software Metrics, ISSN: 1698-2029.

Measuring the Functional Size of Web Applications
Abrahão S., Pastor O. International Journal of Web Engineering and Technology (IJWET), Vol. 1, No. 1, 5-16 pp. 2003,ISSN : 1476-1289, Inderscience Enterprises, Ltd., England.

Building E-Commerce Applications from Object-Oriented Conceptual Models
Pastor O., Abrahão S. M., Fons J. J. ACM SIGecom Exchanges, Vol. 2, No 2, Spring 2001, 24-32 pp., ISSN:1551-9031, ACM Press.

 

SPECIAL ISSUES EDITION

Law E., Abrahão S. (Eds.) Interplay between User Experience Evaluation and Software Development. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (IJHCS), Impact Factor 1.600 (JCR 2010), ISSN: 1071-5819, Elsevier (to appear).

Abrahão S., Cachero C., Cappiello C., Matera M. (Eds.) Quality in New Generation Web Applications. Journal of Web Engineering, Volume 11, Number 3, September 2012, ISSN: 1540-9589, Rinton Press, USA.

Abrahão S., Juristo N., Law E., Stage J. (Eds.) Interplay between Usability and Software Development. To appear at the Journal of Systems and Software, 2010, Elsevier, ISSN 0164-1212.

Abrahão S., Cachero C., and Matera M. (Eds.) Web Usability and Accessibility. Journal of Web Engineering (JWE) , Vol. 7, No. 4, Best papers from IWWUA 2007. ISSN: 1540-9589, Rinton Press, December 2008.

 

PROCEEDINGS EDITION

Chaudron M., Genero M., Abrahão S., Pareto L. Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Experiences and Empirical Studies in Software Modelling (EESSMod 2012) , co-located with the ACM/IEEE 15th International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MoDELS 2012), October 2, Innsbruck, Austria. Research Reports in Software Engineering and Management 2012:03, University of Gothenburgh, Chalmers, Sweden, ISSN 1654-4870.

Law E., Abrahão S., Vermeeren A., Hvannberg E. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on the Interplay between User Experience and Software Development (I-UxSED 2012) , co-located with the 7th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (NordiCHI 2012), Copenhagen, Denmark, October 14, 2012, CEUR Workshop Proceedings Vol. 925, ISSN 1613-0073.

Chaudron M., Genero M., Abrahão S., Mohagheghi P., Pareto L. Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Experiences and Empirical Studies in Software Modelling (EESSMod 2011) , co-located with the ACM/IEEE 14th International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MoDELS 2011), October 17, Wellington, New Zealand. CEUR Workshop Proceedings Vol. 785 , ISSN: 1613-0073.

Teniente E., Abrahão S. Proceedings of the 15th Spanish Conference on Software Engineering and Databases (JISBD 2010) , co-located with the 3rd Spanish Congress of Informatics (CEDI 2010), September 7-10, Valencia, Spain, ISBN: 978-84-92812-51-6. IBERGARCETA Pub. S.L., Madrid, 2010.

Law E., Abrahão S., Stage J. (Eds.) Proceedings of the International Workshop on the Interplay between User Experience and Software Development (I-UxSED 2010) , co-located with the 6th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (NordiCHI 2010), Reikjavick, Iceland, October 17, 2010, CEUR Workshop Proceedings Vol. 656, ISSN 1613-0073.

Slezak D., Kim T., Kiumi A., Jiang T., Verner J., Abrahão S., Advances in Software Engineering, Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Software Engineering and Its Applications (ASEA 2009) , held as Part of the Future Generation Information Technology Conference, FGIT 2009, Jeju Island, Korea, December 10-12, 2009. Series: Communications in Computer and Information Science , Vol. 59, 2010, 360 p., Softcover, ISBN: 978-3-642-10618-7, Springer.

Abrahão S., Hornbæk K., , Law E., Stage J. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on the Interplay between Usability Evaluation and Software Development (I-USED 2009), co-located with the 12th IFIP TC13 Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT 2009), Uppsala, Sweden, August 24th 2009, CEUR Workshop Proceedings Vol. 490, ISSN 1613-0073.

Abrahão S., Law E., Stage J., Hornbæk K. and Juristo N. (Eds.) Proceedings of the International Workshop on the Interplay between Usability Evaluation and Software Development (I-USED 2008) . ISTI-CNR, Pisa, Italy, September 24th 2008. Printed by: Audio Visual Services (AVS), University of Leicester, UK. CEUR Workshop Proceedings Vol. 407, ISSN 1613-0073.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

Designing Highly Usable Web-based Applications
Abrahão
S., Fernández A., Insfran E. In: Computing Handbook Set (3rd Edition), Information Systems and Information Technology (Volume 2), Chapman and Hall/CRC Press , 2013 (to appear)
.

A Crawljax based Approach for the Automating Evaluation of AJAX Applications Accessibility
F. Ferrucci, D. Ronca, F. Sarro, S. Abrahao. In:
Information Technology and Innovation Trends in Organizations, A. D’Atri, M. Ferrara, JF George, P. Spagnoletti (Editors), ISBN 978-3-7908-2631-9, 2011 Springer.

Quality in Model-Driven Software Development
Abrahão S., Genero, M. In: Quality of Software Products and Processes, Calero C., Moraga M.A., Piattini M. (Eds.), 2010, Ra-Ma Publishers, ISBN 978-84-7897-961-5, pp. 205-247 (in Spanish).

A SQUARE-based Web Usability Model for Model-Driven Development Processes
Martínez A. F., Insfran E., Abrahão S. In: Quality of Software Products and Processes, Calero C., Moraga M.A., Piattini M. (Eds.), 2010, Ra-Ma Publishers , ISBN 978-84-7897-961-5, pp. 621-653 (in Spanish).

Quality-Driven Model Transformations: From Requirements to UML Class Diagrams
Abrahão
S., Insfran E., Genero M. Carsí J. A., Ramos I., Piattini M. In: Model-Driven Software Development: Integrating Quality Assurance, Jörg Rech and Christian Bunse (Eds.), Premier Reference Sources Series of Information Science Reference, IGI Global Inc., ISBN 978-1-60566-006-6, 2008.

Web Development Cost Estimation Approaches: An Empirical Analysis
Mendes E. and Abrahão S. Handbook of Research on Web Information Systems Quality, C. Calero, Mª Á. Moraga, M. Piattini (Eds.), IGI Global Inc., ISBN: 978-1-59904-847-5, 2008.

Experiences on Using Experimentation Techniques for Teaching Software Estimation
Abrahão S., Insfran E. TICAI2007: TICs para el Aprendizaje de la Ingeniería, M. L. Nistal, C. V. de Carvalho, C. R. Artunduaga (Eds.), IEEE, ISBN: 978-84-8158-380-9, pp. 53-58, 2008 (in Spanish).

Usability Evaluation of User Interfaces Generated with a Model-Driven Architecture Tool
Abrahão S., Iborra E., and Vanderdonckt J. Maturing Usability: Quality in Software, Interaction and Value, Series: Springer Human-Computer Interaction Series, Vol. 10, E. Law, E. Hvannberg, and G. Cockton (Eds.), 610p., 2007, ISSN: 978-1-84628-940-8, Springer.
See Scott Ambler's website about Maturing Usability

Quality in Software Production (in Spanish)
Calero C., Abrahão S.
, García, F. O., Genero, M. In: Software Factories: Experiences, technologies and organization, M. Piattini and J. Garzás (Eds.), 2007, Ra-Ma Publishers (to appear)

Conceptual Modeling of Web Applications: The OOWS Approach
Pastor O., Fons J., Pelechano V., Abrahão S. Web Engineering - Theory and Practice of Metrics and Measurement for Web Development, E. Mendes and N. Mosley (Eds.), 2005, ISBN: 3540281967, Springer Verlag.

Quality of Web Systems (in Spanish)
Abrahão S., Pastor O. Quality in the Development and Software Maintenance, Piattini, M.G. y García F.O. (Eds.), January 2003. Rústica, 344 pp., ISBN:8478975446, Ra-Ma Publishers.

An Object-Oriented Method to Design E-Commerce Applications (in Spanish)
Abrahão
S., Fons J. J., González M., Pastor O., Pelechano V. In New Methods and Tools Supporting E-Commerce. Corchuelo, R., Ruiz, A., Pérez, J.A. (Eds.), ISBN: 84-96086-02-X, 2002.

A FPA-like Measure for Object-Oriented Systems from Conceptual Models
Pastor O., Abrahão S., Molina J. C., Torres I. Current Trends in Software Measurement, Reiner Dumke, Alain Abran (Eds.), 2001, ISSN 1618-7946, Shaker Verlag.


CONFERENCE PAPERS

Comparing the Effectiveness of Equivalence Partitioning, Branch Testing and Code Reading by Stepwise Abstraction Applied by Subjects
Juristo N., Vegas S., Solari M.,
Abrahão S., Ramos I. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Software Testing, Verification and Validation (ICST 2012), Montreal, Canada, April 17-21, 2012, IEEE 2012, ISBN 978-1-4577-1906-6, pp.330-339.

Further Analysis on the Validation of a Usability Inspection Method for Model-Driven Web Development
Fernández A.,
Abrahão S., Insfran E. Proceedings of the 2012 ACM-IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM 2012), Lund, Sweden, September 19-20, 2012, ACM 2012, ISBN 978-1-4503-1056-7, pp. 153-156.

A Systematic Review on the Effectiveness of Web Usability Evaluation Methods
Fernández A.,
Abrahão S., Insfran E. Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Evaluation & Assessment in Software Engineering (EASE 2012), August 29th - Ciudad Real, Spain, May 14-15, 2012, Proceedings. IET - The Institute of Engineering and Technology / IEEE Xplore 2012, ISBN 978-1-84919-541-6, pp. 52-56.

A Multimodeling Approach for Quality-Driven Architecture Derivation
Insfran E.,
Abrahão S., Gonzalez J., McGregor J. D., Ramos, I. Proceedings of the 21st International Conference
on Information Systems Development (ISD 2012)
, Model-Driven Engineering in ISD Track, Prato, Italy, 2012.

Integrating Usability Evaluation into Model-Driven Video Game Development
Fernández A., Insfran E., Abrahão S., Carsí J. A., Montero E. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference
on Human-Centered Software Engineering (HCSE 2012)
, Toulouse, France, LNCS 7623, Springer 2012, ISBN 978-3-642-34346-9, pp. 307-314.

A Multimodel for Integrating Quality Assesment in Model-Driven Engineering
González-Huerta J., Insfran E., Abrahão S. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on the Quality of Information and Communications Technology (QUATIC 2012), Thematic Track on Quality in Model-Driven Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal, 3 to 6 September 2012, IEEE Computer Society.

Evaluating the Usability of Mashups Applications
Insfrán, E., Cedillo, I. P., Fernández, A.,Abrahão S., Matera, M. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on the Quality of Information and Communications Technology (QUATIC 2012), Thematic Track on Quality in Web Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal, 3 to 6 September 2012, IEEE Computer Society.

Early Usability Evaluation in Model-Driven Video Game Development
Fernández A., Montero E., Insfrán E., Abrahão S., Carsí J. A.. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice (SERP 2012), July 16-19, 2012, Las Vegas, USA.

Managing Requirements Uncertainty in Engine Control Systems Development
Nolan, A. J.,
Abrahão S., Clements, P., Pickard A. Proceedings of the 19th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE 2011), August 29th - September 2nd, 2011, Trento, Italy, ISBN 978-1-4577-0921-0, pp. 259-264, IEEE Press.

Towards the Integration of Quality Atributes into a Software Product Line Cost Model
Nolan, A. J.,
Abrahão S., Clements, P., McGregor, J., Cohen, S. Proceedings of the 15th International Software Product Line Conference (SPLC 2011),Munich, Germany, Aug. 22-26, 2011, pp. 203-212, ISBN 978-0-7695-4487-8.

Requirements Uncertainty in a Software Product Line
Nolan, A. J.,
Abrahão S., Clements, P., Pickard, A. Proceedings of the 15th International Software Product Line Conference (SPLC 2011), Munich, Germany, August 22-26, 2011, pp. 223-231, ISBN 978-0-7695-4487-
8.

First International Workshop on Quantitative Methods in Software Product Line Engineering
Abrahão S., Nolan, A. J., Clements, P., McGregor, J. Proceedings of the 15th International Software Product Line Conference (SPLC 2011),Munich, Germany, Aug. 22-26, 2011, pp. 341, ISBN 978-0-7695-4487-8.

A Web Usability Evaluation Process for Model-Driven Web Development
Fernández, A.,
Abrahão, S., Insfran, E. Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE 2011),London, United Kingdom, LNCS 6741, pp. 108-122, Springer 2011.

Impact of Model-driven approaches on the Maintainability of Web applications: An Experimental
Evaluation

Martínez, Y., Cachero, C., Matera, M.,
Abrahão, S., Luján. Proceedings of the 30th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling (ER 2011), Brussels, Belgium, October 31-November 3, 2011, LNCS 6998, pp. 233-246,
Springer 2011.

Dealing with Cost Estimation in Software Product Lines: Experiences and Future Directions
Nolan A. J., Abrahão S.
Proceedings of the 14th International Software Product Line Conference
(SPLC 2010),Jeju Island, South Korea, 13-17 Sept 2010. Jan Bosch, Jaejoon Lee (Eds.): Software Product Lines: Going Beyond, LNCS 6287, pp. 121-135, Springer 2010.

Design Guidelines for the Development of Quality-Driven Model Transformations
Insfran, E.,  González, J., Abrahão S.
Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE 13th International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MODELS 2010), Oslo, Norway, Oct 3-8, LNCS 6395, pp. 288-302, Springer, 2010.

A Systematic Review of the Use of Requirements Engineering Techniques in Model-Driven Development
Loniewski, G., Insfrán, E., Abrahão S.
Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE 13th International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MODELS 2010), Oslo, Norway, October 3-8, 2010, LNCS 6395, pp. 213-227,
Springer 2010.

Towards to the Validation of a Usability Evaluation Method for Model-Driven Web Development
Fernández A., Abrahão S., Insfran E.
Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE 4th Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement conference (ESEM 2010), September 16-17, 2010 - Bolzano-Bozen, Italy.

Towards an Architecture for Ensuring Product Quality in Model-Driven Software Development
González J. Blanes D., Insfran E., Abrahão S.
Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Product Focused Software Development and Process Improvement (PROFES 2010), Limerick, Ireland, June 21-23, ISBN: 978-1-4503-0281-4, ACM New York, USA, 2010.

A Crawljax Based Approach to Exploit Traditional Accessibility Evaluation Tools for AJAX Applications
F. Ferrucci, D. Ronca, F. Sarro, S. Abrahão
Proceedings of the 7th Conference of the Italian Chapter of AIS (ITAIS 2010), ISBN 978-88-6105-124-9, October 8-9, 2010, Naples, Italy.

Usability in Model-Driven Web: Results from an Controlled Experiment
Fernández A., Abrahão S., Insfran E.
Proceedings of the 15th Spanish Conference on Software Engineering and Databases (JISBD 2010), Teniente E., Abrahão S. (Eds), ISBN: 978-84-92812-51-6, Valencia, Spain, Sept 2010 (in Spanish) .

Integrating a Usability Model into a Model-Driven Web Development Process [SpringerLink]
Fernandez A., Insfran E., Abrahão S.
Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE 2009), Poznan, Poland, G. Vossen, D.D.E Long and J.X Yu (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5802, pp. 497-510, Springer-Verlag 2009.

Gathering Current Knowledge about Quality Evaluation in Software Product Lines
Montagud S.,
Abrahão S.,
Proceedings of the 13th International Software Product Line Conference (SPLC 2009), August 24-28, San Francisco-CA, USA, J. D. McGregor and D. Muthing (Eds.), IEEE Press, pp. 91-100, 2009.

Reviewing the Use of Requirements Engineering Techniques in the Development of Multi-Agent Systems [SpringerLink]
Blanes D., Insfran E., Abrahão S.
Proceedings of the 12nd International Symposium on Distributed Computing and Artificial Intelligence 2009, Salamanca, Spain, 10th-12th June, 2009, S. Omatu et al. (Eds.): IWANN 2009, Part II, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 551, pp. 134-137, Springer-Verlag 2009.

On the Effectiveness of Dynamic Modeling in UML: Results from an External Replication [IEEE xplore]
Abrahão S., Insfran E., Gravino C., Scanniello G.
Proceedings of the 3rd ACM-IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM 2009), October 15-16, 2009 - Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA, ISBN 978-1-4244-4841-8, pp. 468-472.

Evaluating the Ability of Novice Analysts to Understand Requirements Models[IEEE xplore]
Abrahão S., Insfran E., Carí J. A., Genero M., Piattini M.
Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Quality Software (QSIC 2009), August 24-25, 2009, Jeju, Korea.

Interplay between Usability Evaluation and Software Development [SpringerLink]
Abrahão S.,Hornbæk K., Law E., Stage J.
Proceedings of the 12th IFIP TC13 Conference in Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT 2009), LNCS 5727, Springer 2009, ISBN 978-3-642-03657-6, pp. 969-970.

A Requirements Modeling Approach for the Development of Multi-Agent Systems using Gaia [SpringerLink]
Blanes D., Insfran E. Abrahão S.
Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Software Engineering & Its Applications (ASEA 2009), December 10-12, 2009, Jeju Island, Korea, Communications in Computer and Information Science, Vol. 59, pp. 245-252, Springer.

Requirements Engineering in the Development of Multi-Agent Systems: A Systematic Review [SpringerLink]
Blanes D., Insfran E. Abrahão S.
Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL 2009), 23rd-26th September, 2009 - Burgos, Spain, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5788, pp. 510-517, Berlin Heidelberg, Springer.

Systematic Review of Quality Metrics for Software Product Lines (in Spanish)
Montagud S., Abrahão S
. Proceedings of the 14th Spanish Conference on Software Engineering and Databases (JISBD 2009), San Sebástian, Spain, Sept 2009, A. Vallecillo & G. Sagardui (Eds.), ISBN 978-84-692-4211-7, pp. 275-280.

Assessing the Influence of Stereotypes on the Comprehension of UML Sequence Diagrams: A Controlled Experiment [SpringerLink]
Genero M., Cruz-Lemus J. A., Caivano D.,
Abrahão S., Insfran E., Carsi, J. A. Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE 11th International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MoDELS 2008), Toulouse, France, September 28 - October 3, 2008, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5301, Krzysztof Czarnecki, Ileana Ober, Jean-Michel Bruel, Axel Uhl, Markus Völter (Eds.), ISBN 978-3-540-87874-2, pp. 280-294, Springer 2008.

A Metamodeling Approach to Estimate Software Size from Requirements Specifications [IEEE Xplore]
Abrahão S., Insfran E. Proceedings of the 34th Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA 2008), Parma, Italy, September 3-5, 2008, Parma, Italy, pp. 465-475, ISBN: 978-0-7695.3276-9, IEEE Press.

A Replicated Study on the Evaluation of a Size Measurement Procedure for Web Applications [IEEE xplore]
Abrahão S., Poels G., Insfran E. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Web Engineering (ICWE 2008), Yorktown Heights, New York, USA, ISBN 978-0-7695-3261-5, pp. 217- 223, IEEE Press.

Does the Use of Stereotypes Improve the Comprehension of UML Sequence Diagrams?
Genero M., Cruz-Lemus J. A., Caivano D.,
Abrahão S., Insfran E., Carsi, J. A. Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM 2008), Kaierslautern, Germany, October 2008, Sebastian Elbaum and Jurgen Munch (Eds.), ISBN 978-1-59593-971-5, pp. 300-303, ACM Press.

Experimentation in Software Engineering: Bridging the Gap Between Educators and Researchers
Insfran E., Abrahão S. Proceedings of the International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FECS 2008), July 14-17, 2008 Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

A Model-Driven Measurement Procedure for Sizing Web Applications: Design, Automation and Validation [SpringerLink]
Abrahão S., Mendes E., Gomez J., and Insfran E. ACM/IEEE 10th International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MODELS 2007), Nashville, TN, USA, September 30-Octuber 5, 2007, LNCS 4735 Springer 2007, ISBN 978-3-540-75208-0.

Usability of User Interfaces: From Monomodal to Multimodal [ACM Portal]
Abrahão S., Vanderdonckt J. Proc. of the 21th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI 2007) of the British Computer Society, Lancaster, United Kingdom, September 3-7, 2007, Devina Ramduny-Ellis & Dorothy Rachovides (Eds).

A Controlled Experiment for Selecting Transformations based on Quality Attributes in the Context of MDA [IEEE xplore]
Genero M., Piattini M., Abrahão S., Insfran E. Carsí J. A., Ramos I.
Proc. of the 1st IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM 2007), Madrid, Spain, September 2007. p. 498, ISBN 0-7695-2886-4/07, IEEE Press.

PC Chair's Message- First International Workshop on Web Usability and Accessibility
Abrahão S., Cachero C., Matera, M.
Web Information Systems Engineering - WISE 2007 Workshops, Mathias Weske, Mohand-Said Hacid, Claude Godart (Eds.), WISE 2007 International Workshops, Nancy, France, December 3, 2007, Proceedings. LNCS 4832 Springer 2007, ISBN 978-3-540-77009-1.

A Metamodeling Approach for Evaluating the Quality of Web Development Processes
Cachero C., Insfran E.
, Abrahão S., Poels G. Proceedings of the 12th Spanish Conference on Software Engineering and Databases (JISBD 2007), Zaragoza, Spain, September 2007, pp. 201-210, X. Franch (Eds.), ISBN 978-84-9732-595-0, Thomson.

Applying Experimental Methods in a Software Development Course (in Spanish)
Abrahão S., Insfran E.
National Symposium of Information Technologies and Communications in the Education (SINTICE 2007), Zaragoza, Spain, September 2007, pp. 3-10, I. F. Castro (Eds.), ISBN: 978-84-9732-597-4, Thomson.

How to use controlled experiments to select alternative QVT transformations in the context of MDA? (in Spanish)
Carsí J. A., Insfran E.,
Abrahão S., Genero M., Piattini M., Ramos I. 8th Argentine Symposium on Software Engineering (ASSE 2007), Mar del Plata, Argentina, August 29-31, 2007.

Early Usability Evaluation in Model-Driven Architecture Environments [IEEE xplore]
Abrahão S., Insfran E. 6th IEEE International Conference on Quality Software (QSIC 2006), Beijing, China, October 2006, IEEE Press, pp. 287-294.

Further Analysis on the Evaluation of a Size Measure for Web Applications [IEEE Digital Library]
Abrahão S., Poels G. 4th Latin American Web Congress (La-Web 2006), Puebla
Cholula, Mexico, October 25-27 2006, IEEE Press, pp. 230-240.

Integrating Usability in MDA Processes: Proposal and Empirical Study (in Spanish)
Abrahão S., Insfran E., Vanderdonckt J. 11th Spanish Conference on Software Engineering and Databases (JISBD 2006), Sitges, Spain, October 2006.

Linking Requirements Specification with Interaction Design and Implementation
España S., Pederiva I., Panach J. I., Abrahão S., Pastor O. IFIP TC 13.6 WG conference on Human Work Interaction Design: Designing for Human Work (HWID 2006), Madeira, Portugal, February 2006. In Human Work Interaction Design: Designing for Human Work, IFIP International Federation for Information Processing Book Series, Volume 221/2006, ISBN: 978-0-387-36790-3, ISSN: 1571-5736 (Print) 1861-2288 (Online).

A Usability Framework for the Software Applications Generated with the OlivaNova Model Execution Technology (in Spanish)
Ortiz, J. C., Condori-Fernandez, N., Abrahão S. 6th Spanish Congress of Human-Computer Interaction
(INTERACCIÓN 2005), Granada, Spain, September 2005.

Evaluating a Functional Size Measurement Method for Web Applications: An Empirical Analysis [IEEE xplore] [ACM Portal]
Abrahão S., Poels, G. and Pastor O. 10th IEEE International Software Metrics Symposium (METRICS 2004), Chicago, Illinois, USA, September 2004, ISSN: 1530-1435, IEEE Press, pp. 358-369.

Assessing the Reproducibility and Accuracy of Functional Size Measurement Methods through Experimentation [IEEE Digital Library] [ACM Portal]
Abrahão S., Poels, G. and Pastor O. 3rd ACM-IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering (ISESE 2004), Redondo Beach-CA, USA, August 2004.

Towards a Functional Size Measure for Object-Oriented Systems from Requirements Specifications [IEEE xplore] [ACM Portal]
Condori-Fernandez N., Abrahão S., and Pastor O. 4th IEEE International Conference on Quality Software (QSIC 2004), Braunschweig, Germany, September 2004, IEEE Press, pp. 94 - 101.

Defining and Validating Metrics for Navigational Models [IEEE xplore] [ACM Portal]
Abrahão S., Condori N., Olsina L., and Pastor O. 9th IEEE International Software Metrics Symposium (METRICS 2003), 02-05 September 2003, Sydney, Australia, IEEE Press, ISBN 0-7695-1987-3, pp. 200-210.

Towards the Design of a Metrics Cataloging System by Exploiting Conceptual, Navigational, and Semantic Web Approaches [SringerLink]
Olsina L, Martin M., Fons J., Abrahão S., and Pastor O. 3rd International Conference on Web Engineering (ICWE 2003), Oviedo, Asturias Spain. In Web Engineering, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2722, ISSN:0302-9743, pp. 324 - 333, Springer-Verlag.

Towards the Quality Evaluation of Functional Aspects of Operative Web Applications [SpringerLink]
Abrahão S., Olsina L., and Pastor O. International ER'02 Workshop on Conceptual Modeling Quality (IWCMQ 2002), Tampere, Finland, October 2002. In Advanced Conceptual Modeling Techniques, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2784, ISBN 3-540-20255-2, Springer-Verlag.

Evaluating the Quality of Development Methods for Web Applications
González M., Abrahão S., Fons J., Pastor O. Brazilian Symposium on Software Quality (SBQS 2002), Gramado-RS, Brasil, October 2002. R. Almeida Falbo, K. C. Weber (Eds), Evangraf Ltda Publishers, ISBN: 85-88442-37-X.

Conceptual Modeling of Personalized Web Applications [SpringerLink] [ACM Portal]
Abrahão S., Fons J. J., González M. and Pastor O. 2nd International Conference on Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web Based Systems (AH 2002), Spain, May 2002. De Bra, P., Brusilovsky, P., Conejo, R., (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2347, ISSN: 0302-9743, Springer-Verlag.
An Object-Oriented Approach to Automate Web Applications Development [SpringerLink] [ACM Portal]
Pastor, O., Abrahão S. M., Fons J. J. 2nd International Conference on Electronic Commerce and Web Technologies (EC-Web 2001), Munich, Germany, September 2001, K.Bauknecht, S.K.Madria, G.Pernul (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2115, pp. 16-28, ISSN: 0302-9743, Springer-Verlag.
Navigational Patterns and Web Conceptual Modeling
Pastor O., Abrahão S. M., Fons J. J. 1st Conference on Internet Business and the Industry of Construction (IBIC 2001), Joao Cunha, Nuno Nunes, Enriqueta Novoa (Eds.), ISBN 972-752050-2, Porto, Portugal, November 2001, pp. 19-29.
A Method for Measuring the Functional Size and Evaluating the Quality of Web Sites (in Spanish)
Abrahão S. M., Pastor O., Olsina L. and Fons J. J. 6th Spanish Conference on Software Engineering and Databases (JISBD 2001), Almagro, Spain, November 2001, Oscar Díaz, Arantza Illarramandi, Mario Piattini (Eds.), ISBN 84-699-6275-2, pp. 478-491.

OOWS: An Object-Oriented Approach for Web-Solutions Modeling
Pastor O., Abrahão S. M., Cors J. F. International Conference on Information Society, Media in Information Society (MEIS 2000), C.Bavec, M.Gams, V.Rajkövic, J.Györkös (Eds.), ISBN 961 6303-26-0, Ljubljana, Slovenia, October 2000.

Building Infrastructures for a Component-Based Transformational System
Abrahão S. M., Murakami E., Sant'Anna M., Prado A. F. 4th World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, ISBN: 980-07-6688-X, Orlando, USA, July 2000.

Reengineering Legacy Systems: From Clipper to Java (in Portuguese)
Prado A. F., Penteado R. A. D., Abrahão S. M., Fukuda A. P. 24th Latin-American Conference on Informatics (CLEI 1998), ISBN: 9978, Quito, Ecuador, October 1998.

 

PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCE PAPERS

A Functional Size Measurement Procedure for Software Applications based on a Requirements Model (in Spanish)
Condori-Fernández N., Pastor O. Abrahão S., Martí S. 5th National Congress of Software Metrics and Process for Information Systems (CNPMSI 2004), Madrid, 17-18 November 2004.

Applying Function Points to Measure Web-Based Applications
Abrahão S., Pastor O.International Function Point Users Group 2002 Annual Conference (IFPUG’2002), San Antonio, Texas, USA, September 2002.
Bigger & Better Metrics in Texas [Brochure]
Estimating the Applications Functional Size from Object-Oriented Conceptual Models
Abrahão S., Pastor O. International Function Points Users Group Annual Conference (IFPUG’2001), Las Vegas, USA, October 2001
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WORKSHOP PAPERS

Functional vs. Design Measures for Model-Driven Web Applications: A Case Study in the Context of Web Effort Estimation
De Marco L., Ferrucci F., Gravino C., Sarro F., Abrahão S., Gomez J.
Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Emerging Trends in Software Metrics (WETSoM 2012) co-located with 34th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2012), June 2-9, 2012, Zurich, Switzerland, ACM New York, 2012

Defining an Architecture for Quality-Driven Model Transformations, 1st International Master Class on Model-Driven Engineering
Gonzalez-Huerta, J., Insfran, E., Abrahão, S.,Proceedings of the 1st International Master Class on Model-Driven Engineering (Modeling Wizards 2010), in conjunction with MoDELS 2010, Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, Oslo, Norway.

A COSMIC Measurement Procedure for Sizing Web Applications Developed using the OO-H Method
Abrahão S., De Marco L., Ferrucci F., Gravino C., Sarro F.,Proceedings of the ECOOP 2010 Workshop on Advances in Functional Size Measurement and Effort Estimation, Maribor Slovenia, June 21-22, 2010.

Towards a Usability Evaluation Process for Model-Driven Web Development
Fernández A., Insfrán E., Abrahão S. Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on the Interplay between Usability Evaluation and Software Development (I-USED 2009), co-located with INTERACT 2009, Upssala, Sweden, August 24th, 2009, CEUR-WS.org 2009 ISSN 1613-0073.

Towards Quality-Driven Model Transformations: A Replication Study
Insfrán E., Carsí J. A., Abrahão S., Genero M., Piattini M., Ramos I. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Empirical Studies of Model-Driven Engineering (ESMDE 2008), co-located with MODELS 2008, Toulouse, France, September 29, 2008, CEUR Workshop Proceedings Vol. 392, E. Arisholm, L. Briand and B. Anda (Eds.), ISSN 1613-0073.

Usability Evaluation in a Model-Driven Development Environment (in Spanish)
España S., Pederiva I., Panach J. I., Abrahão S., Pastor O. 9th Iberoamerican Workshop on Requirements Engineering and Software Environments (IDEAS 2006), La Plata, Argentina, April 2006.

The Problem of Data Movement Duplicity in a Software Measurement Procedure (in Spanish)
Condori-Fernández N., Abrahão S., Pastor O. 9th Iberoamerican Workshop on Requirements Engineering and Software Environments (IDEAS 2006), La Plata, Argentina, April 2006.

A Quality Model for Early Usability Evaluation
Abrahão S., O. Pastor, and Olsina L. INTERACT'05 International COST 294 Workshop on User Interface Quality Models, in conjunction with IFIP TC13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Rome, Italy, September 2005.

Validating the Design of a Functional Size Measurement Procedure (in Spanish)
Condori-Fernández N., Abrahão S., Pastor O. 8th Iberoamerican Workshop on Requirements Engineering and Software Environments (IDEAS 2005), Valparaiso, Chile, ISBN 956-7051-07-0, May 2005.

Validation Issues in Functional Size Measurement of Object-Oriented Conceptual Schemas: The Case of OOmFP
Abrahão S., Poels, G. and Pastor O. 8th ECOOP Workshop on Quantitative Approaches in Object-Oriented Software Engineering (QAOOSE 2004), Oslo, Norway, June 2004.

An Experiance on the Theoretical Validation of Software Metrics (in Spanish)
Condori-Fernandez N., Abrahão S., and Pastor O. 7th Iberoamerican Workshop on Requirements Engineering and Software Environments (IDEAS 2004), Arequipa, Perú, ISBN 9972-9876-1-2, May 2004.
An Experimental Design for Evaluating Functional Size Measurement Methods
Abrahão S., Condori, N. and Pastor, O.  International Workshop on Software Quality and Estimation (IWSQE 2003), Denia, Spain, May 2003.
Early Metrics for Assessing the Maintainability of Web Applications: An Empirical Study
Abrahão S., Condori, N. and Pastor, O.  International Workshop on Software Quality and Estimation (IWSQE 2003), Denia, Spain, May 2003.

 
Comparative Evaluation of Software Estimation Methods: An Experimental Analysis
Moody D., Abrahão S., and Pastor, O. International Workshop on Software Quality and Estimation (IWSQE 2002), Denia, Spain, September 2002.

A Methodology for Evaluating Quality and Functional Size of Operative Web Applications
Abrahão S., Olsina L., Pastor O. 2nd International Workshop on Web Oriented Software Technology (IWWOST 2002), ECOOP 2002 Workshops, Málaga, Spain, June 2002, D. Schwabe, O. Pastor, G. Rossi and L. Olsina (Eds.), ISBN: 84-931538-9-3, pp. 1-20.

An Object-Oriented Method for the Design of E-Commerce Applications (in Spanish)
Abrahão S. M., Fons J. J., González M., Pastor O., Pelechano V. In New Methods and Tools Supporting E-Commerce, Proc. of the ZOCO Meeting. Corchuelo, R., Ruiz, A., Pérez, J.A. (Eds.), ISBN: 84-96086-02-X, 2002.

Evaluation of Development Methods for Web applications: A Comparative Analysis (in Spanish)
González, M., Cernuzzi, L., Abrahão S., and Fons J. J. 5th Ibero-american Workshop on Requirements Engineering and Software Environments (IDEAS 2002), La Habana, Cuba, April 2002. Miguel Katrib et al. (Eds.), ISBN 959-7160-14-5.

An Object-Oriented Approach for the Development of Web Applications (in Spanish)
Pastor O., Fons J. J., Abrahão S. M., Ramon S. 4th Ibero-american Workshop on Requirements Engineering and Software Environments (IDEAS 2001), San José, Costa Rica, Abril 2001, ISBN 9968-32-000, pp. 239-251.

OOWS: An approach for the Conceptual Modeling of Web Applications (in Spanish)
Pastor O., Fons J. J., Abrahão S. M., Albert M., Campos E. 8th Iberoamerican Workshop on Informatics: Software Technologies for Web Environments, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, August 2000.

Web-Enabling Legacy Systems Through Software Transformations [IEEE Digital Library]
Abrahão S.M., Prado A. F. IEEE International Workshop on Advance Issues of E-Commerce and Web-Based Information System (WECWIS 1999), Santa Clara-CA, USA, April 1999, ISBN: 0-7695-0334-9, IEEE Press.

Developing Infra-structure for the Development of Transformational Circuits (in Portuguese)
Abrahão S. M., Murakami E., Prado A. F., Sant'Anna M.
Workshop on Computer Science (WCS 1999), San Juan, Argentina, 1999.

 

INVITED CONFERENCES

Bridging the Gap between Model-driven Development and Web Project Estimation (keynote speech)
Abrahão S. Workshop on Web Quality, Verification and Validation, co-located with the 7th International Conference on Web Engineering, Como, Italy, July 16, 2007.

Early Life-Cycle Estimation for Web Projects
Abrahão S. The Australian Conference on Software Measurement (ACOSM 2005), co-located with the 2005 Empirical Software Engineering International Week, Organized by ASMA (Australian Software Metrics Conference) & SQA (Software Quality Association), Noosa Heads, Queensland, Australia, 17-18 November 2005.

Estimating Web Projects: Project Size Measurement and Indicators Generation
Abrahão S. 2nd Software Engineering Conference (ESPOL 2005), Organized by IS8 Component of Software Engineering & IEEE Computer Society, Guayaquil, Ecuador, 29-30 Septiembre 2005, In the Conference Magazine: ISSN 1390-292X.

Metrics for Estimating the Quality of Web Projects
Abrahão S. 2nd Software Engineering Conference (ESPOL 2005), Organized by IS8 Component of Software Engineering & IEEE Computer Society, Guayaquil, Ecuador, 29-30 Septiembre 2005, In the Conference Magazine: ISSN 1390-292X.

Empirical Evaluation of Funcional Size Measurement Method (in Spanish)
Abrahão S. Experience Exchange Session of the Spanish Association of Software Metrics. In conjunction with the presentation of the International Software Benchmarking Standards Group (ISBSG) repository by Peter Hill. Technical University of Madrid, Spain, September 2003.
Metrics for Web Applications: Theoretical and Empirical Validation (in Spanish)
Abrahão S. 2003 Annual Conference of the Spanish Association of Software Metrics (AEMES 2003), Madrid, Spain, October 2003.
OOWS: An Approach for the Conceptual Modeling of Web Applications (in Spanish)
Abrahão S. 11th National Congress Computer Science, Software Engineering, Medellín, Colombia, March 2002.
A Sizing Approach for Web Applications
Abrahão S. 2002 Annual Conference of the Spanish Association of Software Metrics (AEMES 2002), Madrid, Spain, November 2002.
Estimating the Software Functional Size from Object-Oriented Conceptual Schemas (in Spanish)
 
Abrahão S. 2001 Annual Conference of the Spanish Association of Software Metrics (AEMES 2001), Madrid, Spain, October 2001.

 

COMMUNICATIONS IN SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS

A Multimodeling Approach for Cloud Computing
Abrahão S., Ramos I., Cabello M. E., Insfrán E., Fernández A. 2009 Google EMEA Faculty Summit, Software Engineering Track, 10-12 February 2009, Zurich.
Experiences on Applying Theoretical Models for Evaluating Functional Size Measurement Methods [See Slides]
Abrahão S. Seminar at the Department of Software Engineering, Charles University, Prague, December 2008.
Evaluating Functional Size Measurement Methods: Theoretical and Practical Issues
Abrahão S. Invited Conference at University of Rey Juan Carlos, organized by the Kybele Research group, Madrid, October 2006.
Can MDA-based Methods Ensure a Guaranteed Level of Usability Through Model Transformations?
Abrahão S. 6th MAUSE meeting, ICT & Center Advanced Studies and Research in Information and Communication Technologies & Society, University of Salzburg, May 8, 2007.
Usability Evaluation in a Model-Driven Architecture Environment (in Spanish)
Abrahão S. Workshop Bridging the gap between HCI and SE, organized by the Empirical Software Engineering Research Group (GrISE), Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, December 2005.

 

PHD THESIS

On the Functional Size Measurement of Object-Oriented Conceptual Schemas: Design and Evaluation Issues, Abrahão S., PhD. Thesis, Department of Information Systems and Computation, Valencia University of Technology, October 2004, UMI ProQuest Digital Dissertations, ISBN 0-496-1510-3, 410 p.
 
TECHNICAL REPORTS
A Family of Experiments to Evaluate a Functional Size Measurement Procedure for Web Applications
Abrahão S., Poels G. Working paper 2007/466 at Faculty of Economics and Business Administration - Ghent University, Belgium, May 2007, 30 p (submitted to the Journal of Systems and Software - JSS)
A Functional Size Measurement Method for Object-Oriented Conceptual Schemas: Design and Evaluation Issues [EconPapers]
Abrahão S., Poels G. and Pastor O. Working paper 2004/233 at Faculty of Economics and Business Administration - Ghent University, Belgium, March 2004, 48 p. (Submitted to the Journal of Software and Systems Modeling - SoSYM)
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