By David M. Weiss (auth.), Henk Obbink, Klaus Pohl (eds.)
With SPLC 2005 we celebrated the formation of a brand new convention sequence, the overseas software program Product Line convention (SPLC) which ends up from the “uni?cation” of the previous sequence of 3 SPLC (Software Product Line) Con- rences introduced in 2000 within the united states, and the previous sequence of ?ve PFE (Product relations Engineering) Workshops began in 1996 in Europe. SPLC is nowthe leading discussion board for the starting to be neighborhood of software program p- duct line practitioners, researchers, and educators. SPLC o?ers a distinct - portunity to offer and speak about the latest reviews, principles, ideas, trends,andconcernsintheareaofsoftwareproductlineengineering andtobuild aninternationalnetworkofproductlinechampions.AninternationalSPLCSt- ring Committee has been validated and it's the want of this committee that from 2005 on, the SPLC convention may be held every year in Europe, the US, or Asia. The technical application of SPLC 2005 integrated. – keynotes from David Weiss (Avaya, united states) and Jan Bosch (Nokia, F- land), either prime specialists with educational and business insights; – 17 complete and three brief learn papers geared up round the following issues: characteristic modeling, re-engineering, recommendations, validation, scoping and arc- tecture, and product derivation; – 8 adventure reviews describing advertisement software of product line practices; – panels fascinated with detailed themes in product line perform and product line study; – instrument demonstrations; – aHallofFamesessionthatcontinuedtheSPLCtraditioninaslightlyrevised layout. furthermore, the technical software used to be preceded via an academic and workshop day that incorporated ten half-day tutorials awarded by way of well-recognized specialists and ?ve workshops on speci?c components of product line research.