Publications

2021

  • Fronza, I.; Corral, L.;, Iaccarino , G.; & Pahl, C.; (2021) Enabling Peer-Led Coding Camps by Creating a Seed Effect in Young Students. Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference on Information Technology Education (SIGITE '21). ACM. ISBN: 978-1-4503-8355-4/21/10. doi: 10.1145/3450329.3476860
  • Corral, L.; Fronza, I.; & Pahl, C.; (2021) Block-based Programming enabling students to gain and transfer knowledge with a no-code approach. Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference on Information Technology Education (SIGITE '21). ACM. ISBN: 978-1-4503-8355-4/21/10. doi: 10.1145/3450329.3478314
  • Corral, L.; Fronza, I.; & Mikkonen, T.; (2021) User Interface Matters: Analysing the Complexity of Mobile Applications from a Visual Perspective. Procedia Computer Science. vol. 191, pp. 9-16. Elsevier. ISSN: 1877-0509. doi: 10.1016/j.procs.2021.07.039
  • Iaccarino , G.; Bartoli, L.; Fronza, I.; & Corral, L.; (2021) PCTO per l'acquisizione di competenze di smart working. Accepted for publication at DIDAMATICA 2021. AICA. ISBN: In Press. (In Italian)

2020

  • Fronza, I.; Corral, L.; & Pahl, C.; (2020) An Approach to Evaluate the Complexity of Block-Based Software Product Informatics in Education. vol. 19 (1) pp. 15-32. ISSN: 2335-8971. doi: 10.15388/infedu.2020.02
  • Fronza, I.; Corral, L.; & Pahl, C.; (2020) End-User Software Development: Effectiveness of a Software Engineering-Centric Instructional Strategy. Journal of Information Technology Education: Research. vol. 19. pp. 367-393. ISSN: 1539-3585. doi: 10.28945/4580
  • Fronza, I.; Corral, L.; Pahl, C.; & Iaccarino, G.; (2020) Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Coding Camp through the Analysis of a Follow-up Project. Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference on Information Technology Education (SIGITE '20) pp. 248-253. ACM. ISBN: 978-1-4503-7045-5. doi: 10.1145/3368308.3415391
  • Brancaccio, A. Corral, L.; Fronza, I.; & Iaccarino , G.; (2020) Building Smart Apps for Smart Cities: un esempio di sinergia tra PCTO ed Educazione Civica, concluso ai tempi di COVID-19. DIDAMATICA 2020: Smarter Schools for Smarter Cities. pp. 380-389. AICA. ISBN: 978-8-89-809161-4. (In Italian)

2019

  • Fronza, I.; Corral, L.; & Pahl, C.; (2019) Combining Block-Based Programming and Hardware Prototyping to Foster Computational Thinking. Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference on Information Technology Education (SIGITE '19) pp. 55-60. ACM. ISBN: 978-1-4503-6921-3. doi: 10.1145/3349266.3351410
  • Corral, L.; & Fronza, I.; (2019) A Strategy for Assessing the Acquisition of Computational Thinking Competences: A Software Engineering Approach Proceedings of Systems of Assessments for Computational Thinking Learning workshop (TACKLE 2019). CEUR-WS, vol. 2434. paper 3. (8 pages) ISSN: 1613-0073.
  • Mendivil-Vazquez, C.O.; Corral, L.; (2019) Literature Survey on Semantic Analysis of Requirements of Software Products using NLP methods. Research on High Education. vol 22, issue 2. ISSN 1946-5351; ISBN 978-1-939982-48-3.

2018

  • Fronza, I.; El Ioini, N.; Corral, L.; & Pahl, C. (2018) Bringing the benefits of Agile techniques inside the classroom: a practical guide. Book Chapter in Parsons, David, MacCallum, Kathryn (Eds.) Agile and Lean Concepts for Teaching and Learning . pp. 133-152. Springer. ISBN: 978-981-13-2750-6. doi: 10.1007/978-981-13-2751-3_7
  • Corral, L.; & Fronza, I.; (2018) Design Thinking and Agile Practices for Software Engineering: An Opportunity for Innovation. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Conference on Information Technology Education (SIGITE '18) pp. 26-31. ACM. ISBN: 978-1-4503-5954-2. doi: 10.1145/3241815.3241864
  • Corral, L.; (2018) Experience Report of a Software Development Course in a Faculty of Fine Arts. Joint Proceedings of the Co-Creation in the Design, Development and Implementation of Technology-Enhanced Learning workshop (CC-TEL 2018) and Systems of Assessments for Computational Thinking Learning workshop (TACKLE 2018). CEUR-WS, vol. 2190. paper 2.4. (5 pages) ISSN: 1613-0073.

2017

  • Fronza, I.; El Ioini, N.; & Corral, L.; (2017). Teaching Computational Thinking Using Agile Software Engineering Methods: A Framework for Middle Schools. ACM Transactions on Computing Education. vol. 17 (4) Article 19. (28 pages). ISSN:1946-6226. doi: 10.1145/3055258
  • Fronza, I.; El Ioini, N.; & Corral, L.; Moroder, M.; & Moroder, M.; (2017) Monitoring Multicopters Energy Consumption. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Conference on Research in Information Technology (RIIT'17). pp. 29-34. ACM. ISBN: 978-1-4503-5120-1. doi: 10.1145/3125649.3125657 BEST PAPER AWARD
  • Corral, L.; Fronza, I.; & El Ioini, N.; (2017) The Incorporation of Drones as Object of Study in Energy-aware Software Engineering. Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2017) . vol. 3. pp. 721-726. SciTePress. ISBN: 978-989-758-248-6. doi: 10.5220/0006338607210726
  • Fronza, I.; El Ioini, N.; & Corral, L.; (2017) Leveraging Robot Programming to Foster Computational Thinking. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU 2017). vol. 2. pp. 109-116. SciTePress. ISBN: 978-989-758-240-0. doi: 10.5220/0006310101090116

2016

  • Fronza, I.; El Ioini, N.; & Corral, L.; (2016). Teaching Software Design Engineering Across the K-12 Curriculum: Using Visual Thinking and Computational Thinking. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Conference on Information Technology Education (SIGITE '16). pp. 97-101. ACM. ISBN: 978-1-4503-4452-4. doi: 10.1145/2978192.2978220
  • Corral, L.; Fronza, I.; El Ioini, N.; & Ibershimi, A.; (2016). A Measurement Tool to Track Drones Battery Consumption During Flights. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Mobile Web Information Systems (MobiWIS 2016). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 9847. pp. 334-344. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-44214-3. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-44215-0_28 BEST PAPER AWARD
  • Corral, L.; Fronza, I.; & El Ioini, N.; (2016). Computational Thinking Through Mobile Programming: A Case Study in a Liberal Education Context. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Mobile Web Information Systems (MobiWIS 2016). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 9847. pp. 67-80. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-44214-3. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-44215-0_6
  • Corral, L.; Fronza, I.; El Ioini, N.; Janes, A.; & Plant, P.; (2016). An Android Kernel Extension to Save Energy Resources without Impacting User Experience. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Mobile Web Information Systems (MobiWIS 2016). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 9847. pp. 3-17. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-44214-3. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-44215-0_1
  • Corral, L.; Fronza, I.; El Ioini, N.; & Ibershimi, A.; (2016) Towards Optimization of Energy Consumption of Drones with Software-Based Flight Analysis. Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Software Engineering & Knowledge Engineering (SEKE 2016). pp. 543-546. Knowledge Systems Institute. ISBN: 1-891706-39-X doi: 10.18293/SEKE2016-050
  • Corral, L.; Fronza, I.; El Ioini, N.; Janes, A.; & Plant, P.; (2016) Preserving Energy Resources Using an Android Kernel Extension: A Case Study. Proceedings of the 3rd ACM International Conference on Mobile Software Engineering and Systems (MobileSoft 2016), in connection with ICSE 2016. pp. 23-24. ACM. ISBN: 978-1-4503-4178-3. doi: 10.1145/2897073.2897124
  • Fronza, I.; El Ioini, N.; & Corral, L.; (2016) Blending Mobile Programming and Liberal Education in a Social-Economic High School. Proceedings of the 3rd ACM International Conference on Mobile Software Engineering and Systems (MobileSoft 2016), in connection with ICSE 2016. pp. 123-126. ACM. ISBN: 978-1-4503-4178-3. doi: 10.1145/2897073.2897096

2015

  • Abrahamsson, P.; Corral, L.; Oivo, M.; & Russo, B.; (Eds.) (2015) Product-Focused Software Process Improvement. 16th International Conference, PROFES 2015, Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 9454, Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-26843-9. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-26844-6
  • Corral, L.; Georgiev, A.; Sillitti, A.; & Succi, G.; (2015) A study of energy-aware implementation techniques: Redistribution of computational jobs in mobile apps. Sustainable Computing: Informatics and Systems. vol 7. pp. 11-23. Elsevier. ISSN: 2210-5379. doi: 10.1016/j.suscom.2014.11.005
  • Corral, L.; Sillitti, A.; & Succi, G.; (2015) Software assurance practices for mobile applications. A survey of the State of the Art. Computing. vol. 97 (10) pp. 1001-1022. Springer. ISSN: 1436-5057. doi: 10.1007/s00607-014-0395-8
  • Corral, L.; Fronza, I.; & El Ioini, N.; (2015) The future of energy-aware software: The case of drones. Cutter IT Journal, issue "What is Over the Technology Horizon". Cutter Consortium. vol. 28 (8). pp. 19-23. ISSN: 1522-7383.
  • Corral, L.; Fronza, I.; Gennari, R.; & Melonio, A.; (2015) From game design with children to game development with University students: What Issues Come Up? Proceedings of the 11th CHItaly, Biannual Conference of the Italian ACM SIGCHI Chapter (CHItaly 2015) pp. 30-33. ACM. ISBN: 978-1-4503-3684-0. doi: 10.1145/2808435.2808441
  • Corral, L.; & Fronza, I.; (2015) Better Code for Better Apps: A study on source code quality and market success of Android applications Proceedings of the 2nd ACM International Conference on Mobile Software Engineering and Systems (MobileSoft 2015), in connection with ICSE 2015. pp. 22-32. ACM. ISBN: 978-0-7695-5566-9. doi: 10.1109/MobileSoft.2015.10
  • Corral, L.; Georgiev, A.; Janes, A.; & Kofler, S.; (2015) Energy-aware performance evaluation of Android custom Kernels Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Green and Sustainable Software (GREENS 2015), in connection with ICSE 2015. pp. 1-7. ACM. ISBN: 978-1-4673-7049-3. doi: 10.1109/GREENS.2015.8
  • Fronza, I.; El Ioini, Nabil; & Corral, L.; (2015) Students want to create apps: Leveraging Computational Thinking to teach mobile software development. Proceedings of the 16th Annual Conference on IT Education (SIGITE 2015). pp. 21-26. ACM. ISBN: 978-1-4503-3835-6. doi: 10.1145/2808006.2808033

2014

  • Corral, L.; Sillitti, A.; & Succi, G.; (2014) Defining relevant software quality characteristics from publishing policies of mobile app stores. In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Mobile Web Information Systems (MobiWIS 2014). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 8640. pp. 205-217. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-10358-7. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-10359-4_17
  • Corral, L.; Georgiev A.B.; Sillitti, A.; Succi, G.; & Vachkov, T.; (2014) Analysis of offloading as an approach for energy-aware applications on Android OS: A case study on image processing. In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Mobile Web Information Systems (MobiWIS 2014). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 8640. pp. 29-40. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-10358-7. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-10359-4_3
  • Corral, L.; Sillitti, A.; Succi, G.; Vlasenko, J.; & Wasserman, A.I.; (Eds.) (2014) Open Source Software: Mobile Open Source Technologies. 10th IFIP WG 2.13 International Conference on Open Source Systems, OSS 2014, Proceedings. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology 427, Springer. ISBN: 978-3-642-55127-7. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-55128-4
  • Corral, L.; Georgiev A.B.; Sillitti, A.; & Succi, G.; (2014) Can execution time describe accurately the energy consumption of mobile apps? An experiment in Android. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Green and Sustainable Software (GREENS 2014), in connection with ICSE 2014. pp. 31-37. ACM. ISBN: 978-1-4503-2844-9. doi: 10.1145/2593743.2593748
  • Corral, L.; Georgiev A.B.; Sillitti, A.; & Succi, G.; (2014) Method reallocation to reduce energy consumption: An implementation in Android. In Proceedings of the 29th Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC 2014). pp. 1213-1218. ACM. ISBN: 978-1-4503-2469-4. doi: 10.1145/2554850.2555064
  • Fronza, I.; El Ioini, N.; Janes, A.; Sillitti, A.; Succi, G.; & Corral, L.; (2014) Se dovessi dare un voto a questo laboratorio, darei nove: Introduzione del Computational Thinking nella scuola secondaria di primo grado: risultati dell'esperienza.Mondo Digitale. vol. 13 (51) pp. 757-765. ISSN: 1720-898X (In Italian)

2013

  • Corral, L.; Sillitti, A.; & Succi, G.; (2013) Agile software development processes for mobile systems: Accomplishment, evidence and evolution. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Mobile Web Information Systems (MobiWIS 2013). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 8093. pp. 90-106. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-642-40275-3. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-40276-0_8
  • Corral, L.; Sillitti, A.; & Succi, G.; (2013) Using a partially instantiated GQM to measure the quality of mobile apps. In Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE 2013). pp. 520-524. Knowledge Systems Institute. ISBN: 978-1-891706-33-2.
  • Corral, L.; Georgiev A.B.; Sillitti, A.; & Succi, G.; (2013) A method for characterizing energy consumption in Android smartphones and tablets. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Green and Sustainable Software (GREENS 2013), in connection with ICSE 2013. pp. 38-45. IEEE. ISBN: 978-1-4673-6267-2. doi: 10.1109/GREENS.2013.6606420
  • Corral, L.; Sillitti, A.; & Succi, G.; (2013) Software development processes for mobile systems: Is Agile really taking over the business? In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Mobile-Enabled Systems (MOBS 2013), in connection with ICSE 2013. pp. 19-24. IEEE. ISBN: 978-1-4673-6333-4. doi: 10.1109/MOBS.2013.6614218

2012

  • Corral, L.; (2012) Standard-based strategy to assure the quality of the mobile software product. In Proceedings of the 3rd annual conference on systems, programming, and applications: software for humanity (SPLASH 2012). pp. 95- 96. ACM. ISBN: 978-1-4503-1563-0. doi: 10.1145/2384716.2384755
  • Corral, L.; (2012) Using software quality standards to assure the quality of the mobile software product. In Proceedings of the 3rd annual conference on systems, programming, and applications: software for humanity (SPLASH 2012). pp. 37-40. ACM. ISBN: 978-1-4503-1563-0. doi: 10.1145/2384716.2384734
  • Corral, L.; Sillitti, A.; & Succi, G.; (2012) Mobile multiplatform development: An experiment for performance analysis. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Mobile Web Information Systems (MobiWIS 2012). Procedia Computer Science, vol. 10. pp. 736-743. Elsevier. ISSN: 1877-0509. doi: 10.1016/j.procs.2012.06.094
  • Corral, L.; Janes, A.; & Remencius, T; (2012) Potential advantages and disadvantages of multiplatform development frameworks – A vision on mobile environments. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Service Discovery and Composition in Ubiquitous and Pervasive Environments (SUPE 2012), in connection with MobiWIS 2012. Procedia Computer Science, vol. 10. pp. 1202-1207. Elsevier. ISSN: 1877-0509. doi: 10.1016/j.procs.2012.06.173
  • Corral, L.; Sillitti, A.; Succi, G.; Strumpflohner, J.; & Vlasenko, J; (2012) DroidSense: a mobile tool to analyze software development processes by measuring team proximity. In Proceedings of the 50th international conference on Objects, Models, Components, Patterns (TOOLS 2012). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 7304. pp. 17-33. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-642-30560-3. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-30561-0_3
  • Corral, L.; Janes, A.; Remencius, T.; Strumplofhner, J,; & Vlasenko, J.; (2012) A novel application of Open Source technologies to measure Agile software development process. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Open Source Systems (OSS 2012). Hammamet, Tunisia. IFIP AICT 378. ISBN: 978-3-642-33441-2. pp. 316-321. Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-33442-9_28

2011

  • Corral, L.; Sillitti, A.; Succi, G.; Garibbo, A.; & Ramella, P; (2011) Evolution of mobile software development from platform-specific to web-based multiplatform paradigm. In Proceedings of the 10th SIGPLAN symposium on new ideas, new paradigms, and reflections on programming and software (ONWARD 2011). pp. 181-183. ACM. ISBN: 978-1-4503-0941-7. doi: 10.1145/2048237.2157457
  • Corral, L.; Sillitti, A.; & Succi, G.; (2011) Preparing mobile software development processes to meet mission-critical requirements. In Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Workshop on Software Engineering for Mobile Application Development. In conjunction with MOBICASE 2011. pp. 9-11.
  • Corral, L.; Sillitti, A.; & Succi, G.; (2011) Managing TETRA channel communications in Android. In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference of Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2011). vol. 3. pp. 307-312. SciTePress. ISBN: 978-989-8425-55-3. doi: 10.5220/0003534303070312
  • Jacques, F.A.; Corral, L.R.; & Rodriguez, G.; (2011) A decision support system for hypertext-based teaching and learning systems. In Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations (ITNG 2011). pp. 1056-1057. IEEE. ISBN: 978-0-7695-4367-3. doi: 10.1109/ITNG.2011.185

2010

  • Corral, L.R.; (2010) The instruction of software quality standards and its impact on the qualification of human resources for the aerospace industry. In Proceedings of The 2010 National Conference of Mechatronics and Intelligent Technology (CONAMTI 2010). Institute of Technology of Huichapan. Huichapan, Mexico. pp. 22-29. ISBN: 978-607-95556-0-3. (In Spanish)
  • Corral, L.R. (2010) Educational techniques and classroom experience on multimedia systems development by Journalism and Communication undergraduate students. In Proceedings of The 2010 International Conference on Software Engineering: Theory and Practice (SETP 2010). International Society for Research in Science and Technology. Orlando, Florida, United States of America. pp. 62-67. ISBN: 978-1-60651-023-0.

2016

  • Corral, L.; Aviation software in the era of Industrial Internet. Engineering Fair. UVM Campus Queretaro, Mexico. (Invited Lecture)
  • Corral, L.; A primer to meet safety requirements in airborne embedded software. 2nd International Congress on Embedded Systems and Mechatronics. ITESM Campus Guadalajara, Mexico. (Invited Keynote)
  • Corral, L.; Object-Oriented Programming: An Application of Platonic Realism. Autonomous University of Querétaro, Mexico. (Invited Lecture)

2015

  • Corral, L.; Software quality in the mobile market. 3rd International Congress on Engineering and Technology. San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. (Invited Keynote)
  • Corral, L.; Computational Thinking as a strategy to teach Object-Oriented Programming to Fine Arts students. IDSE Series of Seminars. Faculty of Computer Science, Free University of Bozen/Bolzano, Italy. (Invited)

2014

  • Corral, L.; Quality in the market: A survey of mobile app stores to identify software quality requirements. 3rd Research Meets Business Series: "App and Mobile Development". Faculty of Computer Science, Free University of Bozen/Bolzano, Italy. (Invited)

2013

  • Corral, L.; Agile software development processes for mobile environments. UNAM Mobile Series of Seminars. National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). April 18, 2013. Mexico City, Mexico. (Invited)
  • Corral, L.; Research, Development and Assurance of Mobile Software Applications. Faculty of Informatics, Autonomous University of Queretaro, Mexico (UAQ). March 19, 2013. Queretaro, Mexico. (Invited)
  • Corral, L.; Researching on Mobile Software Engineering and other options for Graduate School. Technological Institute of Queretaro, Mexico (ITQ). March 14, 2013. Queretaro, Mexico. (Invited)

2012

  • Corral, L.; A Strategy to Assure the Quality of the Mobile Software Product. 2012 Alpine Software Engineering Workshop. Faculty of Computer Science, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano. December 2012. Ortisei, Italy.
  • Corral, L.; A Quality Assurance Model for Mobile Applications. 2012 Winter Seminar. Faculty of Computer Science, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano. January 16-17, 2012. Brunico/Bruneck, Italy.

2011

  • Corral, L.; A Quality Assurance Model for Mobile Applications. 2011 Alpine Software Engineering Workshop. Faculty of Computer Science, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano. December 4-6, 2011. Corvara, Italy.

2010

  • Corral, L.R.; Incorporation of New Technologies to the Instruction of Undergraduate Students of Communication and Journalism. 2010 Meeting of the Latin-American Federation of Faculties of Social Communication Science (FELAFACS 2010). San Francisco, California. United States of America. (Peer Reviewed)
  • Corral, L.R.; Software Quality Standards in the Curricula of Graduate Programs at the Autonomous University of Querétaro. The 2010 International Conference for Aeronautical Industry in Querétaro (AEROQRO 2010). Centre for Applied Science and Advanced Technology. Querétaro, Mexico. (Peer Reviewed, Proceedings in CD)

2009

  • Corral, L.R.; Importance of Quality Assurance in the Development of Software for Airborne Applications. The 2009 International Conference on Software Quality (ICSQ 2009). American Society for Quality. Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. (Peer Reviewed, Proceedings in CD)
  • Corral, L.R.; Software Quality in Aviation Industry. 4th International Congress in Information and Telecommunications Technology Trends. Autonomous University of Querétaro, Mexico. (Invited Keynote)

2008

  • Corral, L.R.; Multimedia Systems Development for Communication and Journalism Undergraduate Students Based on Waterfall and Incremental Models. 1st Congress of Research in Communications Science. Autonomous University of Querétaro, Mexico. (Invited)

2014

  • Corral, L.; (2014) A Software Assurance Model for Mobile Applications. PhD Thesis. Free University of Bozen/Bolzano, Italy. (Full Text).