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Values-first software engineering: research principles in practice

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Values-first software engineering : research principles in practice. / Ferrario, Maria Angela Felicita Cristina; Simm, William Alexander; Gradinar, Adrian Ioan; Forshaw, Stephen; Smith, Marcia; Smith, Ian Craig.

ICSE '16 Proceedings of the 38th International Conference on Software Engineering Companion. New York : ACM, 2016. p. 553-562.

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Ferrario, MAFC, Simm, WA, Gradinar, AI, Forshaw, S, Smith, M & Smith, IC 2016, Values-first software engineering: research principles in practice. in ICSE '16 Proceedings of the 38th International Conference on Software Engineering Companion. ACM, New York, pp. 553-562, 38th International Conference on Software Engineering Companion, Austin, Texas, United States, 14/05/16. https://doi.org/10.1145/2889160.2889219

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Ferrario, M. A. F. C., Simm, W. A., Gradinar, A. I., Forshaw, S., Smith, M., & Smith, I. C. (2016). Values-first software engineering: research principles in practice. In ICSE '16 Proceedings of the 38th International Conference on Software Engineering Companion (pp. 553-562). ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/2889160.2889219

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Ferrario MAFC, Simm WA, Gradinar AI, Forshaw S, Smith M, Smith IC. Values-first software engineering: research principles in practice. In ICSE '16 Proceedings of the 38th International Conference on Software Engineering Companion. New York: ACM. 2016. p. 553-562 https://doi.org/10.1145/2889160.2889219

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Ferrario, Maria Angela Felicita Cristina ; Simm, William Alexander ; Gradinar, Adrian Ioan ; Forshaw, Stephen ; Smith, Marcia ; Smith, Ian Craig. / Values-first software engineering : research principles in practice. ICSE '16 Proceedings of the 38th International Conference on Software Engineering Companion. New York : ACM, 2016. pp. 553-562

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abstract = "The realization that software has a far reaching impact on politics, society and the environment is not new. However, only recently software impact has been explicitly described as `systemic' and framed around complex social problems such as sustainability. We argue that `wicked' social problems are consequences of the interplay between complex economical, technical and political interactions and their underlying value choices. Such choices are guided by specific sets of human values that have been found in all cultures by extensive evidence-based research. The aim of this paper is to give more visibility to the interrelationship between values and SE choices. To this end, we first introduce the concept of Values-First SE and reflect on its implications for software development. Our contribution to SE is embedding the principles of values research in the SE decision making process and extracting lessons learned from practice.",
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