INES – National Institute of Science and Technology for Software Engineering

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  • INES at SAST 2010

    Publicado em October 7th, 2010Uncategorized

    The INES project will be present in 4th Brazilian Workshop on Systematic and Automated Software Testing (SAST)  through the regular paper “Test Case Recommender: um sistema de recomendação para alocação automática de testes baseada no perfil do testador”, authored by Breno Miranda, Juliano Iyoda e Silvio Meira.

    This work was developed inside the project Tests Generation, Selection, Prioritization and Processing Product Line — in Portuguese, Linhas de Produtos de Geração, Seleção, Priorização e Processamento de Testes.

  • Office supplies acquisition

    Publicado em October 6th, 2010Uncategorized

    The project An Investigation of Methods, Processes, Tools, and Metrics for the Development of Software Product Lines (SPL)” — in portuguese, Uma Investigação de Processos, Ferramentas e Métricas para o Desenvolvimento de Linhas de Produto de Software is acquiring consumer goods (office supplies) to support its research activities.

  • Paper published in Journal Information and Software Technology (Elsevier)

    Publicado em October 6th, 2010Publications

    The paper “GA-based method for feature selection and parameters optimization for machine learning regression applied to software effort estimation.” was published at the Information and Software Technology Journal.

    This activity is part of the project  Software Project Effort Estimation with Computational Intelligence and Statistics” — in portuguese, Estimativa de Esforço em Projetos de Software com Técnicas de Inteligência Computacional e Estatística.

    More details on the publication: Oliveira, Adriano L.I. ; Braga, Petronio L. ; Lima, Ricardo M.F. ; Cornélio, Márcio L. . GA-based method for feature selection and parameters optimization for machine learning regression applied to software effort estimation. Information and Software Technology,  Volume 52, Issue 11, November 2010, Pages 1155-1166.

  • INES sponsors the I Workshop on Software in Public Administration

    Publicado em October 6th, 2010Publications

    INES is one of the sponsor of the I Workshop on Software in Public Administration. The event is organized by the Tribunal de Contas do Estado de Pernambuco (TCE-PE) and will take place at TCE-PE, in the auditorium of Building Dom Helder Camara on 4 and 5 November and will feature presentations from renowned researchers in the field of Software Engineering, such as Profs. Silvio Meira, Paulo Borba and Sérgio Soares.

    The workshop aims at providing a space for discussion of problems and promoting common solutions to various Brazilian government agencies (state, federal and municipal) in the area of software development. In addition, it will serve as a tool for bringing together IT professionals from government agencies, aiming to stimulate joint initiatives.

    The Workshop will include selected papers that were submitted by public servants, who will present major problems in the area of software development in public administration. Each paper will be discussed by a researcher from INES, who will make suggestions on possible solutions. There will also be presentations on current and relevant issues in Software Engineering by researchers from INES.

    For additional information and registration, see the event page,

  • TaRGeT wins Best Tool prize at CBSoft 2010

    Publicado em October 4th, 2010Uncategorized

    The paper “TaRGeT: a Model Based Product Line Testing Tool”, from Felype Santiago, Laís Neves, Michelle Silva and Paulo Borba was awarded as “Best Tool” in the Tools Section of Congresso Brasileiro de Software – CBSoft 2010. TaRGeT is a tool developed by the INES project “Tests Generation, Selection, Prioritization and Processing Product Line”. CBSoft 2010 took place on September 27th to October 1st at Salvador-BA.”