Mobile Apps quality – a tale about energy, performance, and users’ perception

Some days ago Ivano gave a guest lecture at TUDelft about the experiments on mobile apps that we are conducting in our Green Lab.

Here you can find the slides of the lecture.



These are the papers on which the presentation is based:

  • Ivano Malavolta (2016). Web-based hybrid mobile apps: state of the practice and research opportunities. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Mobile Software Engineering and Systems, MOBILESoft ’16 [PDF]
  • Ivano Malavolta (2016). Beyond Native Apps: Web Technologies to the Rescue! (Keynote). In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Mobile Development (Mobile!) [PDF]
  • Ivano Malavolta, Giuseppe Procaccianti, Paul Noorland, Petar Vukmirovic. Assessing the Impact of Service Workers on the Energy Efficiency of Progressive Web Apps. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Mobile Software Engineering and Systems, MOBILESoft 2017 [PDF]
  • Teerath Das, Massimiliano Di Penta, Ivano Malavolta. A Quantitative and Qualitative Investigation of Performance-Related Commits in Android Apps. In 2016 IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME 2016) [PDF]
  • Ivano Malavolta, Stefano Ruberto, Tommaso Soru, Valerio Terragni. Hybrid Mobile Apps in the Google Play Store: An Exploratory Investigation. 2nd ACM International Conference on Mobile Software Engineering and Systems (MOBILESoft 2015) [PDF].
  • Ivano Malavolta, Stefano Ruberto, Valerio Terragni, Tommaso Soru. End Users’ Perception of Hybrid Mobile Apps in the Google Play Store. IEEE International Conference on Mobile Services (MS 2015) [PDF].

Thanks Fabio Palomba and Luca Pascarella for the invitation!