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Doctoral Symposium

The RE'06 Doctoral Symposium is a one-day workshop that gives Doctoral students the opportunity to present their research and receive feedback in a constructive and international atmosphere.

It will be held on Tuesday, September 12, 2006.

Program modification: Please note that the title of Kevin Ryan's talk has been changed from " Setting up Milestones" to " Life After the PhD".




Topic 1: Welcome and Roadmap of a PhD
Betty Cheng (Michigan State University, USA)

On Performance Requirements and Validation Using a Evolutionary Model
Chi-Wei Ho (North Carolina State University, USA)

Software Release Planning via Systematic Impact Analysis
Omolade Saliu (University of Calgary, Canada)

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Topic 2: Life After the PhD
Kevin Ryan (Lero - University of Limerick, Ireland)

Dependability in Early Software Development Stages
Sadaf Mustafiz (McGill University, Canada)

Assessing Satisfaction of Requirements by Design Elements
E. Ashlee Holbrook (University of Kentucky, USA)

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Topic 3: Riding the Rollercoaster
Nancy Day (University of Waterloo, Canada), Annie I. Antón (North Carolina State University, USA)

Stakeholder Mapping for Stakeholder Identification
Jidtima Sunkhamani (University College London, UK)

A Product Software Knowledge Infrastructure for Situational Capability Maturation
Inge van de Weerd (Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands)

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Topic 4: Finishing up the PhD
Dan Berry (University of Waterloo, Canada)

Observer presentations (one slide - two minutes each)

A Procedure for Selecting Requirements Elicitation Techniques
Dante Carrizo (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)

Evolution of Security Policies
Virginia N. L. Franqueira (Universiteit Twente, The Netherlands)

Methodological Support for Building Cohesion among Software Artifacts to Help Understanding Emergent Software Behavior
Robin A. Gandhi (University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA)

A Modeling Infrastructure for the Integration of Requirements Artifacts
Stefan Winkler (FernUniversität in Hagen, Germany)

Value-Based Requirements Engineering and IS Architecture Design Support for Cross-Organizational Environments
Novica Zarvić (Universiteit Twente, The Netherlands)

Handling Location Based Feature Interactions in the Context of Dynamically Changing Requirements
Armstrong Nhlabatsi (The Open University, UK)

Lessons learnt
All Participants

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Doctoral symposium committee

Betty H. C. Cheng, Michigan State University, USA (Chair)
Daniel Berry, University of Waterloo, Canada
Nancy Day, University of Waterloo, Canada
Donald C. Gause, State University of New York, Binghamton, USA
Kevin Ryan, Lero - University of Limerick, Ireland

More information

For more information, contact
Betty H. C. Cheng
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Michigan State University
3115 Engineering Building
East Lansing, MI 48824 USA
Fax: +1 517 432 1061
Email: chengb@cse.msu.edu

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