Alarcos Group

This groups’ work is focused on developing new methods, techniques, tools and processes that will help software and computer engineers to construct the best quality information systems. The Alarcos group tackles numerous research lines with a particular focus on aspects of software measurement and quality, software process improvement, knowledge management, software analysis, design, testing and maintenance, and software security and auditing. 

The research group develops numerous research projects along these lines, in regional, national and international spheres, and collaborates with numerous businesses in the sector, providing the transference of active technology and consultation services. The group also provides business training programmes as regards the most advanced technologies and methodologies in the sphere of software quality development. 

Research lines

Alarcos group is currently developing several research lines, all relating to the quality of the software, which can be divided as follows:

  • Quality Data and Information.
  • Quality in Software Development.
  • Global Software Development and Knowledge Management.
  • Government, Audit and Security.
  • Business Engineering.
  • Maintenance, Reengineering and Modernization.
  • Research Methods.
  • Software Process.
  • Software Testing.
  • Software Sustainability.

Contact information

Dr. Mario Piattini Velthuis
Tel.: (+34) 926 295 300 ext. 3715
Fax: (+34) 926 295 354