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Tue 10 Nov 2020 17:35 - 17:36 at Virtual room 2 - Empirical Perspectives

Online sports betting is a $50B industry that is heavily driven by software. The domain imposes significant demands on developers: the resulting solutions are large, complex, distributed, concurrent software systems with strict availability, real-time performance, scalability, reliability, and security requirements. This paper describes our experience with EmpireBet, a family of online sports betting platforms built and deployed over the past 15 years. The initial solution, implemented by four developers in a start-up, catered to users who connected to the system intermittently, for limited periods, via dial-up connections. Today’s system, engineered and maintained in 27 programming and markup languages by a team of 20 developers, is deployed in over 30 countries, integrated with over 50 third-party systems, and processes tens of millions daily transactions by over 680,000 players who are continuously using the system. This was accomplished via an an explicit focus on EmpireBet’s critical non-functional requirements; a modular, extensible architecture; a set of novel abstractions we introduced into the system; and several reusable libraries developed in the process.

Conference Day
Tue 10 Nov

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17:30 - 18:00
17:30
2m
Talk
An Empirical Study of Bots in Software Development: Characteristics and Challenges from a Practitioner’s Perspective
Research Papers
Linda ErlenhovChalmers University of Technology, Sweden / University of Gothenburg, Sweden, Francisco Gomes de Oliveira NetoChalmers University of Technology, Sweden / University of Gothenburg, Sweden, Philipp LeitnerChalmers University of Technology, Sweden / University of Gothenburg, Sweden
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17:33
1m
Talk
Exploring the Evolution of Software Practices
Research Papers
Yvonne DittrichIT University of Copenhagen, Denmark, Christian Bo MichelsenIT University of Copenhagen, Paolo TellIT University of Copenhagen, Denmark, Pernille Lous, Allan Ebdrupn.n., n.n.
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17:35
1m
Talk
Online Sports Betting through the Prism of Software Engineering
Industry Papers
Gvozden MarinkovicPlusPlus NT, Belgrade, Serbia, Nikola LukicUniversity of Southern California, Nenad MedvidovićUniversity of Southern California, USA
DOI
17:37
1m
Talk
Questions for Data Scientists in Software Engineering: A Replication
Research Papers
Hennie HuijgensDelft University of Technology, Netherlands, Ayushi Rastogi, Ernst MuldersDelft University of Technology, Netherlands, Georgios GousiosFacebook & Delft University of Technology, Arie van DeursenDelft University of Technology, Netherlands
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17:39
1m
Talk
Revealing the Complexity of Automotive Software
Visions and Reflections
Vard AntinyanVolvo Car Group
DOI
17:41
1m
Talk
Robotics Software Engineering: A Perspective from the Service Robotics Domain
Research Papers
Sergio GarciaChalmers University of Technology, Sweden / University of Gothenburg, Sweden, Daniel StrüberRadboud University Nijmegen, Davide BrugaliUniversity of Bergamo, Italy, Thorsten BergerChalmers University of Technology, Sweden / University of Gothenburg, Sweden, Patrizio PelliccioneUniversity of L'Aquila and Chalmers | University of Gothenburg
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17:43
17m
Talk
Conversations on Empirical Perspectives
Paper Presentations
Ayushi Rastogi, Linda ErlenhovChalmers University of Technology, Sweden / University of Gothenburg, Sweden, Nenad MedvidovićUniversity of Southern California, USA, Sergio GarciaChalmers University of Technology, Sweden / University of Gothenburg, Sweden, Yvonne DittrichIT University of Copenhagen, Denmark, Vard AntinyanVolvo Car Group, M: Brittany JohnsonGeorge Mason University