B4-STEP (SCIENCE FOUNDATION IRELAND PROJECT)
2002-06 B4-STEP: Building a Bi-directional Bridge Between Software ThEory & Practice
Funding: Overall/PI €1m)
An SFI Principal Investigator grant, B4-STEP was a multi-disciplinary project with a focus on basic and applied research on software process, methods, and tools. B4-STEP researchers published 38 refereed international journal papers and 82 international conference papers. B4-STEP researchers also graduated six PhD and four MSc students. Reviewers commented very favourably on the project, in particular the close involvement with Irish industry (including Dell, Fidelity, HP, IONA, Intel, Motorola).