Conference program

First day – May 16 2015

Session chair Aharon Abadi
9:00 – 9:10 Opening Aharon Abadi (General chair)
9:10 – 9:20 Opening Danny Dig and Yael Dubinsky (Program Chairs)
9:20 – 10:00 Keynote I – Gabi Zodik (IBM Research – Haifa, Israel): “Future technologies supporting the convergence of Mobile, Wearables, and IoT”
10:00 – 10:30 Break
Session chair Judith Bishop
10:30 – 12:30 Paper session – Topic: Software Quality Assurance

  • Maria Gomez; Romain Rouvoy; Martin Monperrus; Lionel Seinturier: “A Recommender System of Buggy App Checkers for App Store Moderators”
  • Tiago Espinha; Andy Zaidman; Hans-Gerhard Gross: “Web API Fragility: How Robust Is Your Mobile Application?” (** moved to afternoon session)
  • Luis Corral; Ilenia Fronza: “Better Code for Better Apps: A Study on Source Code Quality and Market Success of Android Applications”
  • Domenico Amalfitano; Nicola Amatucci; Anna Rita Fasolino; Porfirio Tramontana; Emily Kowalczyk; Atif Memon: “Exploiting the Saturation Effect in Automatic Random Testing of Android Applications”
  • Sergiy Vilkomir; Katherine Marszalkowski; Chauncey Perry; Swetha Mahendrakar: “Effectiveness of Multi-Device Testing Mobile Applications”
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch + posters
Session chairs: Young-Woo Kwon Amiram Yehudai
14:00 – 16:00
  • Posters session – including 1 minute presentations
  • Student Research Competition (SRC) posters
Tutorial session

  • Susanne Braun; Steffen Hess; Torsten Lenhart; Dominik Magin; Matthias Naab (Fraunhofer IESE, Kaiserslautern, Germany): “Mobile Business Applications – Designing User Interface and Architecture”
16:00 – 16:30 Break + posters
Session chairs: Danny Dig Amiram Yehudai
16:30 – 18:00 Paper session – Topic: User Experience

  • Tsvi Kuflik; Eyal Dim; Yevgeni Mumblat: “Enabling Mobile User Modeling Infrastructure for Personalization in Ubiquitous Computing”
  • Bruno Simões; Federico Prandi; Raffaele De Amicis: “i-Scope: A CityGML Framework for Mobile Devices”
  • Ivano Malavolta; Stefano Ruberto; Valerio Terragni; Tommaso Soru: “Hybrid Mobile Apps in the Google Play Store: an Exploratory Investigation” (** moved to morning session)
  • Jari-Pekka Voutilainen; Tommi Mikkonen; Jaakko Salonen: “On the Design of a Responsive User Interface for a Multi-Device Web Service”
  • Diego Fabian Gomez-Pardo; Franklin E. Navia-Urbano; Luis Javier Suarez-Meza; Juan Carlos Corrales: “Mobile Search Through Dynamic Mashups”
  • Sungmin Cho; Christine Julien: “The Grapevine Context Processor: Application Support for Efficient Context Sharing”
Tutorial (continued)
19:00 – 22:00 Banquet (click here for details)

Second day – May 17 2015

Session chair Yael Dubinsky
9:00 – 9:35 Keynote II – Anthony Wasserman (Carnegie Mellon University – USA): “The Challenges of Universal Connectivity”
9:35 – 10:00 Andreas Pamboris; Peter Pietzuch: “EdgeReduce: Eliminating Mobile Network Traffic Using Application-Specific Edge Proxies”
10:00 – 10:30 Break
Session chair Shah Rukh Humayoun
10:30 – 12:30 Paper session – Topic: Development Environments and Practices I

  • Thomas Ball; Sebastian Burckhardt; Jonathan De Halleux; Michal Moskal; Jonathan Protzenko; Nikolai Tillmann: “Beyond Open Source: The TouchDevelop Cloud-based Integrated Development Environment”
  • Young-Woo Kwon; Eli Tilevich: “Facilitating the Implementation of Adaptive Cloud Offloading to Improve the Energy Efficiency of Mobile Applications”
  • Rita Francese; Michele Risi; Genoveffa Tortora: “Management, Sharing and Reuse of Service-Based Mobile Applications”

  • Juliet Mutahi; Komminist Weldemariam; Oliver Bent; Andrew Kinai; Bikram Sengupta: “Capturing Learner’s Activity Stream Data from a Mobile Learning Environment using an Adaptive Event Framework”
  • Ajay Kumar Jha; Sunghee Lee; Woo Jin Lee: “Modeling and Test Case Generation of Inter-Component Communication in Android”
  • Itay Hazan; Asaf Shabtai: “Noise Reduction of Mobile Sensors Data in the Prediction of Demographic Attributes”
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
Session chairs: Aharon Abadi Judith Bishop
14:00 – 15:30 Panel: “Contextual Enterprise Mobility”
Panel Chair: Aharon Abadi
Panelists: Gabi Zodik (IBM), Eli Tilevich (Virginia Tech), Dominik Magin (Fraunhofer IESE), Henry Muccini (L’Aquila)

Activity: “How/Will Enterprises gain benefits from Smart Watches”
Activity: “There and back again: Programming data center from a phone and vice versa” – Michal Moskal, Microsoft Research
Session chairs: Aharon Abadi Young-Woo Kwon
15:30 – 16:00 Paper session – Topic: Development Environments and Practices II

  • Yishai A. Feldman; Ari Gam; Alex Tilkin; Shmuel Tyszberowicz: “Deverywhere: Develop Software Everywhere”
  • Oskari Koskimies; Tapani Mikola; Antero Taivalsaari; Johan Wikman: “EDB: A Multi-Master Database for Liquid Multi-Device Software”
Student research competition (SRC) presentations
16:00 – 16:30 Break Break
Session chairs: Henry Muccini – Marco Brambilla
16:30 – 18:00 Industrial session presentations:
IBM T. J. Watson Research Center (USA), IBM Software Lab (India), SAP Labs (France), (Italy), WebRatio (Italy), Fluxedo (Italy), MoonSubMarine (UK), Fraunhofer IESE (Germany), Deutsche Telekom U.S. Lab, CEFRIEL (Italy), Infoblu (Italy), EXPO 2015 (Italy), DFKI (Germany), Iona College (USA)
18:00 – 19:30 Industrial demonstration
Reception with refreshments
19:30 – 19:40 SRC Awards (Young-Woo Kwon)
19:40 – 20:00 Reflection and closing (Aharon Abadi, Judith Bishop and Yael Dubinsky)