Proceedings of the Workshop on Sustainable Software for Science: Practice and Experiences (WSSSPE5.1)

Posted on 2017-09-12 - 10:07 authored by Stephan Druskat
University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, 6 September 2017

Edited by

Neil Chue Hong1, Stephan Druskat2, Robert Haines3, Caroline Jay3, Daniel S. Katz4, Shoaib Sufi5

1Software Sustainability Institute, University of Edinburgh, UK
2Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
3University of Manchester, UK
4University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA
5Software Sustainability Institute, University of Manchester, UK


Track 1: "The state of the art in sustainable research software"


- Carina Haupt and Tobias Schlauch:
The Software Engineering Community at DLR – How we got where we are.

- Udit Nangia and Daniel S. Katz:
Surveying the U.S. National Postdoctoral Association Regarding Software Use and Training in Research.

- Francisco Queiroz, Raniere Silva, Jonah Miller, Sandor Brockhauser and Hans Fangohr:
Good Usability Practices in Scientific Software Development.

Lightning Talks

- Sarah Alhozaimy, Robert Haines and Caroline Jay:
Forking as a Tool for Software Sustainability—An Empirical Study.

- Robin Dasler:
CERN Analysis Preservation - Contextualising analyses through data and software preservation.

- Raniere Silva:
Research Software in Brazil.

- Alexander Struck:
How red tape and other obstacles are holding us back.

- Andrew Washbrook:
Continuous software quality analysis for the ATLAS experiment at CERN.

Track 2: "Towards a sustainable future for research software"


- Douglas Mulholland, Paulo Alencar and Don Cowan:
The Future of Metadata‐Oriented Testing of Research Software: Automated Generation of Test Regimes and Other Benefits.

Lightning Talks

- Stephan Druskat:
Should CITATION files be standardized?

- Jason Maassen, Niels Drost, Willem Robert van Hage and Rob van Nieuwpoort:
Software Development Best Practices at the Netherlands eScience Center.


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