Modern Software Engineering Methodologies for Mobile and Cloud Environments

Modern Software Engineering Methodologies for Mobile and Cloud Environments

António Miguel Rosado da Cruz (Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal) and Sara Paiva (Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: January, 2016|Copyright: © 2016 |Pages: 355
ISBN13: 9781466699168|ISBN10: 1466699167|EISBN13: 9781466699175|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9916-8


As technology continues to evolve, the popularity of mobile computing has become inherent within today’s society. With the majority of the population using some form of mobile device, it has become increasingly important to develop more efficient cloud platforms.

Modern Software Engineering Methodologies for Mobile and Cloud Environments investigates emergent trends and research on innovative software platforms in mobile and cloud computing. Featuring state-of-the-art software engineering methods, as well as new techniques being utilized in the field, this book is a pivotal reference source for professionals, researchers, practitioners, and students interested in mobile and cloud environments.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Android Technologies
  • Collaborative Applications
  • Mobile Platforms
  • Mobility Management
  • Modeling Environments
  • Polyglot Programming
  • Software Architecture

Reviews and Testimonials

Computer scientists and software engineers survey methods and techniques for modeling, constructing, and validating mobile and cloud-based applications; for analyzing and testing underlying networks and services; and for studying and developing new approaches that try to cope with the limitations of one by exploiting the opportunities leveraged by the other. Their topics include designing mobile collaborative applications for cloud environments, estimation for mobile and cloud environments, the effects of bad smell-driven refactoring in mobile applications on battery usage, a domain independent pedestrian dead reckoning system solution for Android smartphones, Android executable modeling: beyond Android programming.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

António Miguel Rosado da Cruz is Invited Adjunct Professor in the Polytechnical Institute of Viana do Castelo. He has a PhD in Informatics Engineering from University of Porto. Has several works published, mainly in the areas of Software Engineering, Model-driven Development, Model Transformation, Software Modeling, Code Generation, User Interface Modeling, Formal Methods, Cloud computing and Metamodels.
Sara Paiva has a PhD in Computer Engineering and has been a teacher at the School of Technology and Management for 10 years. For several years now she is dedicated to the mobile development field (Android and iOS), both for lecturing and research purposes. She has more than 20 publications in journals and conferences and has participated in several research projects. She also accumulates responsibilities as Course Coordinator and as a member of several course committees. Finally, she has a background in the area of neuro-linguistic programming and coaching.