ESEM 2016 Program Details

Legend of Acronyms
  • IP = Industrial Paper
  • FP = Full Paper
  • SP = Short Paper

Wednesday, September 7th

19:30 ESEM Reception

  • We will meet at 19:15 in the lobby of the Hotel Doña Carlota to start the tour around Ciudad Real. After the tour, there will be a reception at the Casa-Museo López-Villaseñor supported by Ciudad Real City Council.

Thursday, September 8th

8:00 - 8:30 Registration (Sala Polivalente)

8:30 - 9:00 Opening (Salón de Actos)


ESEIW General Chair: Marcela Genero
ESEM Program Co-Chairs: Andreas Jedlitschka and Magne Jørgensen


10:00 - 11:00 Session A1 - Agile (Chair: Stefan Wagner) (Salón de Actos)

  1. An External Replication on the Effects of Test-driven Development Using Blind Analysis. Davide Fucci, Giuseppe Scanniello, Simone Romano, Martin Shepperd, Boyce Sigweni, Fernando Uyaguari, Burak Turhan, Natalia Juristo and Markku Oivo. (FP).
  2. A Study of Documentation in Agile Software Projects. Stefan Voigt, Joerg von Garrel, Julia Müller and Dominic Wirth. (SP).
  3. Strategies for being Agile in a non-Agile Environment. Kati Kuusinen, Peggy Gregory, Helen Sharp and Leonor Barroca. (SP).

10:30 - 11:00 Session B1 - Testing (Chair: Fabio Da Silva) (Salón de Grados)

  1. Towards Effectively Test Report Classification to Assist Crowdsourced Testing. Junjie Wang, Qiang Cui, Qing Wang and Song Wang. (FP).

11:00 - 11:30 Morning Break

11:30 - 13:00 Session A2 - Behavioral studies (Chair: Teresa Baldassarre) (Salón de Actos)

  1. Innovative Behaviour of Software Engineers: Findings from a Pilot Case Study. Cleviton Monteiro, Fabio Q. B. Da Silva and Luiz Fernando Capretz. (FP).
  2. Who Should Take This Task? Dynamic Decision Support for Crowd Workers. Ye Yang, Mohammad Rezaul Karim, Razieh Saremi and Guenther Ruhe. (FP).
  3. A Pilot Case Study on Innovative Behaviour: Lessons Learned and Directions for Future Work. Cleviton Monteiro, Fabio Q. B. Da Silva and Luiz Fernando Capretz. (SP).
  4. Preliminary Findings about the Nature of Work in Software Engineering: An Exploratory Survey. Fabio Q. B. Da Silva, A. César C. França, Cleyton Vanut C. de Magalhães and Ronnie E. S. Santos. (SP).

11:30 - 13:00 Session B2 - Repository mining (Chair: Filippo Lanubile) (Salón de Grados)

  1. Monitoring Software Quality by Means of Simulation Methods. Daniel Honsel, Verena Honsel, Marlon Welter, Jens Grabowski and Stephan Waack. (SP).
  2. So You Need More Method Level Datasets for Your Software Defect Prediction? Voilá! Thomas Shippey, Tracy Hall, David Bowes and Steve Counsell. (SP).
  3. Moving to Stack Overflow: Best-Answer Prediction in Legacy Developer Forums. Fabio Calefato, Filippo Lanubile and Nicole Novielli. (FP).
  4. Mining Technology Landscape from Stack Overflow. Chunyang Chen and Zhenchang Xing. (FP).

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch

14:30 - 16:30 Session A3 - Project and team productivity (Chair: Guilherme Travassos) (Salón de Actos)

  1. Software Project Managers’ Perceptions of Productivity Factors: Findings from a Qualitative Study. Edson Oliveira, Tayana Conte, Marco Cristo and Emilia Mendes. (SP).
  2. Software Development Practices, Barriers in the Field and the Relationship to Software Quality. Beth Yost, Michael Coblenz, Brad Myers, Joshua Sunshine, Jonathan Aldrich, Sam Weber, Matthew Patron, Melissa Heeren, Shelley Krueger and Mark Pfaff. (SP).
  3. Experiences from Measuring Learning Potential and Performance in Large-Scale Distributed Software Development. Ricardo Britto, Darja Smite and Lars-Ola Damm. (IP).
  4. Virtual Team Configurations that Promote Better Product Quality. Rafael Prikladnicki, Marcelo Perin and Sabrina Marczak. (IP).
  5. Sustainable Software Development through Overlapping Pair Rotation. Todd Sedano, Paul Ralph and Cecile Peraire. (FP).
  6. Towards a Substantive Theory of Decision-Making in Software Project Management: Preliminary Findings from a Qualitative Study. José Adson Da Cunha, Fabio Q. B. Da Silva, Hermano de Moura and Francisco Vasconcellos. (FP).

14:30 - 16:30 Session B3 - Defects (Chair: Sandro Morasca) (Salón de Grados)

  1. How Are Discussions Associated with Bug Reworking? An Empirical Study on Open Source Projects. Yu Zhao, Feng Zhang, Emad Shihab, Ying Zou and Ahmed E. Hassan. (FP).
  2. Predicting Defectiveness of Software Patches. Behjat Soltanifar, Atakan Erdem and Ayse Bener. (FP).
  3. An Empirical Study on Performance Bugs for Highly Configurable Software Systems. Xue Han and Tingting Yu. (FP).
  4. Evaluating Bug-Fixing in Software Product Lines: an Industrial Case Study. Jorge Echeverría, Francisca Pérez, Andrés Abellanas, Jose Ignacio Panach, Carlos Cetina and Óscar Pastor. (IP).
  5. Static Analysis and Penetration Testing from the Perspective of Maintenance Teams. Mariano Ceccato and Riccardo Scandariato. (SP).

16:30 - 17:00 Afternoon Break

17:00 - 18:30 Session A4 - Prediction models I (Chair: Davide Fucci) (Salón de Actos)

  1. Is Newer Always Better? The Case of Vulnerability Prediction Models. Aram Hovsepyan, Riccardo Scandariato and Wouter Joosen. (SP).
  2. Release Readiness Classification – An Explorative Case Study. S. M. Didar Al Alam, Dietmar Pfahl and Guenther Ruhe. (SP).
  3. Identifying Thresholds for Software Faultiness via Optimistic and Pessimistic Estimations. Luigi Lavazza and Sandro Morasca. (FP).
  4. Predicting Crashing Releases of Mobile Applications. Xin Xia, Emad Shihab, Yasutaka Kamei, David Lo and Xinyu Wang. (FP).

17:00 - 18:30 Session B4 - Software quality & safety (Chair: Michael Felderer) (Salón de Grados)

  1. Detection of Requirement Errors and Faults via a Human Error Taxonomy: A Feasibility Study. Wenhua Hu, Jeffrey Carver, Vaibhav Anu, Gursimran Walia and Gary Bradshaw. (FP).
  2. Diagram Size vs. Layout Flaws: Understanding Quality Factors of UML Diagrams. Harald Störrle. (FP).
  3. Do Models Improve the Understanding of Safety Compliance Needs? Insights from a Pilot Experiment. Jose Luis de La Vara, Beatriz Marín, Giovanni Giachetti and Clara Ayora. (SP).
  4. Advantages and Disadvantages of using Shared code from the Developers Perspective: A qualitative study. Danilo Ribeiro, Elyda Xavier, Fabio Q. B. Da Silva, Diana Valença and César França. (SP).

19:30 Tour Almagro and ESEM Banquet

  • Meeting point at 19:15 at Hotel Doña Carlota. Bus leaves Doña Carlota at 19:30 for the tour of Almagro and the ESEM Banquet at the Torreón de Fuensanta restaurant.

Friday, September 9th

8:30 - 9:00 Registration (Sala Polivalente)

10:00 - 11:00 Session A5 - Requirement Engineering (Chair: Jeffery Carver) (Salón de Actos)

  1. Using Eye Tracking to Investigate Reading Patterns and Learning Styles of Software Requirement Inspectors to Enhance Inspection Team Outcomes. Anurag Goswami, Gursimran Walia, Mark McCourt and Ganesh Padmanabhan. (FP).
  2. DIGS – A Framework for Discovering Goals for Security Requirements Engineering. Maria Riaz, Jonathan Stallings, Munindar Singh, John Slankas and Laurie Williams. (FP).

10:00 - 11:00 Session B5 - Energy (Chair: Ayse Bener) (Salón de Grados)

  1. Empirical Evaluation of Energy Efficiency in ORM Approaches. Giuseppe Procaccianti, Patricia Lago and Wouter Diesveld. (FP).
  2. A Study on the Influence of Software and Hardware Features on Program Energy. Ajitha Rajan, Adel Noureddine and Panagiotis Stratis. (FP).

11:00 - 11:30 Morning Break

11:30 - 13:00 Session A6 - Data analytics (Chair: Oscar Dieste) (Salón de Actos)

  1. Clustering Mobile Apps Based on Mined Textual Descriptions. Afnan Al-Subaihin, Federica Sarro, Sue Black, Licia Capra, Mark Harman, Yue Jia and Yuanyuan Zhang. (FP).
  2. Understanding the Contribution of Non-source Documents in Improving Missing Link Recovery: An Empirical Study. Yan Sun and Qing Wang. (FP).
  3. Semantic Coupling Between Classes: Corpora or Identifiers? Nemitari Ajienka and Andrea Capiluppi. (SP).
  4. Social Diversity and Activity Levels of Open Source Software Projects on GitHub. Joop Aué, Michiel Haisma, Kristin Fjola Tomasdottir and Alberto Bacchelli. (SP).

11:30 - 13:00 Session B6 - Continuous Delivery (Chair: Per Runeson) (Salón de Grados)

  1. Perceived Benefits of Adopting Continuous Delivery Practices. Juha Itkonen, Raoul Udd, Casper Lassenius and Timo Lehtonen. (SP).
  2. Challenges of Adopting Continuous Integration and Delivery in the Automotive Industry: A Tool Perspective. Eric Knauss, Patrizio Pelliccione, Rogardt Heldal, Magnus Ågren, Sofia Hellman and Daniel Maniette. (IP).
  3. The Intersection of Continuous Deployment and Architecting Process: Practitioners’ Perspectives. Mojtaba Shahin, Muhammad Ali Babar and Liming Zhu. (FP).
  4. Bottom-up Adoption of Continuous Delivery in a Stage-gate Managed Software Organization. Eero Laukkanen, Timo O.A. Lehtinen, Juha Itkonen, Maria Paasivaara and Casper Lassenius. (FP).

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch

14:30 - 16:45 Session A7 - Prediction models and measurement (Chair: Silvia Abrahão) (Salón de Actos)

  1. Building an Ensemble for Software Defect Prediction Based on Diversity Selection. Jean Petric, David Bowes, Tracy Hall, Bruce Christianson and Nathan Baddoo. (FP).
  2. The Impact of Task Granularity on Co-evolution Analyses. Keisuke Miura, Shane Mcintosh, Yasutaka Kamei, Ahmed E. Hassan and Naoyasu Ubayashi. (FP).
  3. Function Point Analysis for Software Maintenance. Anandi Hira and Barry Boehm. (SP).
  4. Staffing Strategies for Maintenance of Critical Software Systems at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. William Taber and Dan Port. (IP).
  5. Using Software Non-Functional Assessment Process to Complement Function Points for Software Maintenance. Anandi Hira and Barry Boehm. (SP).
  6. The Obscure Process of Innovation Assessment: A Report of an Industrial Survey. César França, Eduardo Peixoto, Bruno Falcão and Cleviton Monteiro. (IP).

14:30 - 16:45 Session B7 - Empirical methods in software engineering (Chair: Sira Vegas) (Salón de Grados)

  1. Worse than Spam: Issues In Sampling Software Developers. Sebastian Baltes and Stephan Diehl. (SP).
  2. Using Forward Snowballing to update Systematic Reviews in Software Engineering. Katia Romero Felizardo, Emilia Mendes, Marcos Kalinowski, Érica Ferreira Souza and Nandamudi Vijaykumar. (SP).
  3. Is effectiveness sufficient to choose an intervention? Considering resource use in empirical research. Nauman Bin Ali. (SP).
  4. Surveys in Software Engineering: Identifying Representative Samples. Rafael de Mello and Guilherme Travassos. (SP).
  5. How Practitioners Perceive the Relevance of ESEM Research. Jeffrey Carver, Oscar Dieste, Nicholas A. Kraft, David Lo and Thomas Zimmerman. (FP).
  6. Evidence Briefings: Towards a Medium to Transfer Knowledge from Systematic Reviews to Practitioners. Bruno Cartaxo, Gustavo Pinto, Elton Vieira and Sergio Soares. (FP).
  7. Survey Guidelines in Software Engineering: An Annotated Review. Jefferson Molléri, Kai Petersen and Emilia Mendes. (SP).

16:45 - 17:15 Afternoon Break

17:15 - 17:45 Close (Salón de Actos)

18:00 Toledo Night Tour

  • Bus leaves Hotel Doña Carlota at 18:00 for Toledo Night Tour.

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