Leaders of tomorrow on the future of software engineering: A roundtable

Felienne Hermans*, Janet Siegmund, Thomas Fritz, Gabriele Bavota, Meiyappan Nagappan, Abram Hindle, Yasutaka Kamei, Ali Mesbah, Bram Adams

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Nine rising stars in software engineering describe how software engineering research will evolve, highlighting emerging opportunities and groundbreaking solutions. They predict the rise of end-user programming, the monitoring of developers through neuroimaging and biometrics sensors, analysis of data from unstructured documents, the mining of mobile marketplaces, and changes to how we create and release software.

Original languageEnglish
Article number7420475
Pages (from-to)99-104
Number of pages6
JournalIEEE Software
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • biometrics
  • end-user programming
  • mobile marketplaces
  • neuroimaging
  • software development
  • software engineering
  • unstructured documents


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