Software Engineering Consultancy, Research & Development

AynSoft is an Enterprise that acts in the area of software engineering. Almost ten years of leading research activity provide AynSoft with the power to envision and build the future of IT.

The memebers of Aynsoft perform research activities from 2006, in the field of Software Engineering. The main research interests of the research group are software detailed design, reverse enginereing, source code analysis design patterns, code refactorings, software architecture, computer games, open source software, software quality assessment, software metrics and web applications.

The publications of AynSoft research team are summarized below:


I. Journals
1. A. Ampatzoglou, S. Charalampidou and I. Stamelos, "Research State of the Art on GoF Design Patterns: A Systematic Mapping Study", Journal of Systems and Software, Elsevier, 86 (7), pp. 1945-1964. July 2013, Cited by 6.
2. A. Ampatzoglou, O. Michou and I. Stamelos, "Building and Mining a Repository of Design Pattern Instances: Practical and Research Benefits", Entertainment Computing, Elsevier, 4 (2), pp. 131-142, April 2013, Cited by 3.
3. G. Kakarontzas, E. Constantinou, A. Ampatzoglou and I. Stamelos, "Layer assessment of object-oriented software: A metric facilitating white-box reuse", Journal of Systems and Software, Elsevier, 86 (2), pp. 349-366, February 2013, Cited by 3.
4. A. Ampatzoglou, G. Frantzeskou and I. Stamelos, "A Methodology to Assess the Impact of Design Patterns on Software Quality", Information and Software Technology, Elsevier, 54(4), pp. 331-346, April 2012, Cited by 8.
5. A. Ampatzoglou, A. Kritikos, G. Kakarontzas and I. Stamelos, "An Empirical Investigation on the Reusability of Design Patterns and Software Packages", Journal of Systems and Software, Elsevier, 84 (12), pp. 2265-2283, December 2011, Cited by 6.
6. A. Ampatzoglou and I. Stamelos, "Software Engineering Research for Computer Games: A systematic Review", Information and Software Technology, Elsevier, 52 (9), pp. 888-901, September 2010, Cited by 24.
7. A. Ampatzoglou and A. Chatzigeorgiou, "Evaluation of Object-Oriented design patterns in game development", Information and Software Technology, Elsevier, 49 (5), pp. 445-454, May 2007, Cited by 37.

II. Book Chapters
8. Z. Karampaglis, A. Mentis, F. Rafailidis, P.Tsolakidis and A. Ampatzoglou, "Secure Migration of Legacy Applications to the Web", LNCS, Springer, volume 7991, pp. 229-243, August 2013.
9. A. Ampatzoglou, S. Charalampidou and I. Stamelos, "Investigating the Use of Object-Oriented Design Patterns in Open-Source Software: A Case Study", CCIS, Springer, volume 230, pp. 106-120, December 2011, Cited by 1.

III. Conferences
10. M. E. Paschali, A. Ampatzoglou, A. Chatzigeorgiou, and I. Stamelos, "Non-functional requirements that influence gaming experience: A survey on gamers satisfaction factors", ACM Proceedings of the 2014 MindTREK Conference (MindTREK 2014), 4 - 6 November 2014, Tampere, Finland.
11. P. Sfetsos, A. Ampatzoglou, A. Chatzigeorgiou, I. Stamelos and I. Deligiannis, "A comparative study on the effectiveness of patterns in software libraries and standalone applications", IEEE Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on the Quality of Information and Communications Technology (QUATIC 2014), 23 - 26 September 2014, Guimaraes, Portugal.
12. S. Charalampidou, A. Ampatzoglou and P. Avgeriou, "PROMES Process Framework: A framework for modeling embedded systems development processes", IEEE Proceedings of the 40th Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA 14), IEEE Computer Society, 27 - 29 August 2014, Verona, Italy.
13. Z. Li, P. Liang, P. Avgeriou, N. Guelfi, and A. Ampatzoglou, "An Empirical Investigation of Modularity Metrics for Indicating Architectural Technical Debt", ACM Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on the Quality of Software Architectures (QoSA 14), 30 June - 4 July 2014, Lille, France, Accept. Rate: 27% .
14. A.Ampatzoglou, A. Gkortzis, S. Charalampidou and P. Avgeriou, "An Embedded Multiple-Case Study on OSS Design Quality Assessment across Domains", IEEE Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM 13), 10-11 October 2013, Baltimore, USA.
15. A.Ampatzoglou, S. Charalampidou and I. Stamelos, "Design Pattern Alternatives: What to do when a GoF pattern fails", ACM Proccedings of the 17th Panhelenic Conference on Informatics (PCI 13), 19-21 September 2013, Thessaloniki, Greece.
16. A. Ampatzoglou, A, Gortzis, I. Deligiannis and I. Stamelos, "A Methodology on Extracting Reusable Software Candidate Components from Open Source Games", ACM Proceedings of the 2012 MindTREK Conference (MindTREK 2012), 3-5 October 2012, Tampere, Finland.
17. Z. Karampaglis, A. Mentis, F. Rafailidis, P.Tsolakidis and A. Ampatzoglou, "Secure Migration of Legacy Applications to the Web", Proceedings 6th International Workshop on Foundations and Techniques for Open Source Software Certification (OpenCERT 12), 1-2 October 2012, Thessaloniki, Greece.
18. A. Mavridis, A. Ampatzoglou, I. Stamelos, P.Sfetsos and I. Deligiannis, "Selecting Refactorings in XP: An Option Based Approach", IEEE Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on the Quality of Information and Communications Technology (QUATIC 2012), 3-6 September 2012, Lisbon, Portugal.
19. A. Ampatzoglou, A. Kritikos, E. M. Arvanitou, A. Gkortzis, F. Chatziasimidis and I. Stamelos, "An empirical investigation on the impact of design pattern application on computer game defects", ACM Proceedings of the 2011 MindTREK Conference (MindTREK 2011), 29-30 September 2011, Tampere, Finland, Cited by 1.
20. E. M. Arvanitou, A. Ampatzoglou and I. Deligiannis, "Teaching object-oriented analysis and design through computer games", Proceedings of the 4th International Theoretical and Practical Conference on Object Systems (Object Systems 2011), 10-12 November, Rostov, Russia.
21. A. Ampatzoglou, S. Charalampidou, K. Savva and I. Stamelos, "An empirical study on design pattern employment in open-source software", Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches in Software Engineering (ENASE 10), 22-24 July 2010, Pireus, Greece, Accept. Rate: 27% , Cited by 1.
22. M. Keskenidou, L. Koskinidou, A. Ampatzoglou, "A controlled experiment on children learning experience through computer games", Proceedings of the 13th Panhellenic Conference on Informatics (PCI 09), 10-12 September 2009, Corfu, Greece.
23. A. Ampatzoglou, A. Chatzigeorgiou, I. Stamelos, "Graphical Representation as a factor of 3D software user satisfaction: A metric based approach", IEEE Proceedings of the 12th Panhellenic Conference (PCI 08), 28-30 August 2008, Samos, Greece.
24. A. Ampatzoglou, A. Chatzigeorgiou, N. Samaras, "Investigating the use of patterns in open-source games", Proceedings of the 3rd Balkan Conference on Informatics (BCI 07), 27-29 September 2007, Sofia, Bulgaria.
25. O. Michou, M. Vamvaka, A. Ampatzoglou, "AynOmel 3D: A pattern based game framework", Proceedings of 11th Panhellenic Conference on Informatics (PCI 07), 18-20 May 2007, Patras, Greece.



Research

AynSoft members perform leading high-quality research in the field of software engineering for almost a decade. The research team has published more than fifteen scientific papers in top Software Engineering research venues.

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