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ICSE 2019
Sat 25 - Fri 31 May 2019 Montreal, QC, Canada
Thu 30 May 2019 14:30 - 14:50 at Van-Horne - Requirements Engineering for Mass-Market Software Chair(s): Paul Ralph

The process of developing a mobile application typically starts with the ideation and conceptualization of its user interface. This concept is then translated into a set of mock-ups to help determine how well the user interface embodies the intended features of the app. After the creation of mock-ups developers then translate it into an app that runs in a mobile device. In this paper we propose an approach, called GUIGLE, that aims to facilitate the process of conceptualizing the user interface of an app through GUI search. GUIGLE indexes GUI images and metadata extracted using automated dynamic analysis on a large corpora of apps extracted from Google Play. To perform a search, our approach uses information from text displayed on a screen, user interface components, the app name, and screen color palettes to retrieve relevant screens given a query. Furthermore, we provide a lightweight query language that allows for intuitive search of screens. We evaluate GUIGLE with real users and found that, on average, 68.8% of returned screens were relevant to the specified query. Additionally, users found the various different features of GUIGLE useful, indicating that our search engine provides an intuitive user experience. Finally, users agree that the information presented by GUIGLE is useful in conceptualizing the design of new screens for applications.

Thu 30 May
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14:00 - 15:30: Papers - Requirements Engineering for Mass-Market Software at Van-Horne
Chair(s): Paul RalphUniversity of Auckland
icse-2019-Software-Engineering-in-Practice14:00 - 14:30
Walid MaalejUniversity of Hamburg, Maleknaz NayebiPolytechnique Montréal, Guenther RuheUniversity of Calgary
icse-2019-Demonstrations14:30 - 14:50
Carlos Bernal-CárdenasWilliam and Mary, Kevin MoranCollege of William & Mary, Michele TufanoCollege of William and Mary, Zichang LiuCollege of William & Mary, Linyong NanCollege of William & Mary, Zhehan ShiCollege of William & Mary, Denys PoshyvanykWilliam and Mary
Pre-print Media Attached
icse-2019-Technical-Papers14:50 - 15:10
Sen ChenNanyang Technological University, Singapore, Lingling FanNanyang Technological University, Singapore, Chunyang ChenMonash University, Ting SuNanyang Technological University, Singapore, Wenhe LiNew York University Shanghai, Yang LiuNanyang Technological University, Singapore, Lihua Xu
icse-2019-Journal-First-Paper15:10 - 15:20
Zhi Quan (George) ZhouUniversity of Wollongong, Australia, Liqun SunUniversity of Wollongong, Tsong Yueh ChenSwinburne University of Technology, Dave ToweyUniversity of Nottingham Ningbo China
icse-2019-Paper-Presentations15:20 - 15:30