The intersection between software engineering research and the problems related to sustainability and green IT has been the subject of increasing attention. In spite of that, we observe that sustainability is still not clearly defined, or understood, in the field of software engineering. This lack of clarity leads to confusion about e.g. what is relevant to measure or the research implications over time or space. This paper provides an overview of how the research so far has defined sustainability, and how this definition has been used to guide which research areas. To this end, we carried out a systematic mapping study for selecting, classifying and analyzing relevant publications. In this study, we investigate which knowledge areas and which time scope of sustainability effects are mostly targeted in scientific research. Our analysis shows research trends and discusses gaps to be filled.

Wolfram, N., Lago, P., & Osborne, F. (2018). Sustainability in software engineering. In 5th IFIP Conference on Sustainable Internet and ICT for Sustainability, SustainIT 2017 (pp.1-7). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. [10.23919/SustainIT.2017.8379798].

Sustainability in software engineering

Osborne F
2018

Abstract

The intersection between software engineering research and the problems related to sustainability and green IT has been the subject of increasing attention. In spite of that, we observe that sustainability is still not clearly defined, or understood, in the field of software engineering. This lack of clarity leads to confusion about e.g. what is relevant to measure or the research implications over time or space. This paper provides an overview of how the research so far has defined sustainability, and how this definition has been used to guide which research areas. To this end, we carried out a systematic mapping study for selecting, classifying and analyzing relevant publications. In this study, we investigate which knowledge areas and which time scope of sustainability effects are mostly targeted in scientific research. Our analysis shows research trends and discusses gaps to be filled.
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Software engineering; Sustainability; Systematic mapping study;
English
5th IFIP Conference on Sustainable Internet and ICT for Sustainability, SustainIT 2017 - 6 December 2017 through 7 December 2017
978-3-901882-99-9
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/8379798
Wolfram, N., Lago, P., & Osborne, F. (2018). Sustainability in software engineering. In 5th IFIP Conference on Sustainable Internet and ICT for Sustainability, SustainIT 2017 (pp.1-7). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. [10.23919/SustainIT.2017.8379798].
Wolfram, N; Lago, P; Osborne, F
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