16th International Conference on Evaluation
& Assessment in Software Engineering (EASE 2012)

Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha - Ciudad Real - Spain - 14th-15th May, 2012


You can find a pdf version of the programme here.

Full Papers (20 minutes, 15 presentation + 5 questions)

Short Papers (10 minutes, 5 presentation + 5 questions)

Time Sunday 13th May 2012
19:30- Welcome Reception
21:30 See details at Social Events link (http://alarcos.esi.uclm.es/ease2012/)

Time Monday 14th May 2012
8:30 - 9:15 Registration
9:15 - 9:30 Welcome/Introduction
9:30 - 10:30 Keynote title: Empirical Models: a Science of Software Engineering
Prof. Dieter Rombach (Software Engineering Chair, CS Dept., University of Kaiserslautern Executive Director, Fraunhofer IESE, Kaiserslautern).
Chair: Marcela Genero
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee
11:00 - 13:00 Session 1 – ‘Tertiary and Secondary Studies’
Chair: Emilia Mendes

Systematic Literature Reviews in Global Software Development: A Tertiary Study. June Verner, Pearl Brereton, Barbara Kitchenham, Mark Turner and Mahmood Niazi. (FP)

Preliminary Results of A Systematic Review on Requirements Evolution. Juan Li, He Zhang, Liming Zhu, Ross Jeffery, Qing Wang and Mingshu Li. (FP)

Causes of Requirement Change – A Systematic Literature Review. Muneera Bano, Salma Imtiaz, Naveed Ikram, Mahmood Niazi and Muhammad Usman. (FP)

Sustainability in Software Engineering: A Systematic Literature Review for Building up a Knowledge Base. Birgit Penzenstadler, Veronika Bauer, Coral Calero and Xavier Franch. (FP)

A Systematic Mapping Study on the Open Source Software Development Process. Silvia Teresita Acuña Castillo, John Wilmar Castro Llanos, Oscar Dieste and Natalia Juristo Juzgado. (SP)

A Study on Risk Management for Software Engineering. Luanna Lopes Lobato, Paulo Silveira, Ivan Machado and Silvio Meira. (SP)

A Systematic Review on the Effectiveness of Web Usability Evaluation Methods. Adrian Fernandez, Silvia Abrahão and Emilio Insfran. (SP)

A Mapping Study of the Definitions used for Service Oriented Architecture. Maria Anjum and David Budgen. (SP)
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 16:00 Session 2 – ‘Primary Studies 1’
Chair: Pearl Brereton

An Initial Evaluation of Requirements Dependency Types in Change Propagation Analysis. Juan Li, Liming Zhu, Ross Jeffery, Yan Liu, He Zhang, Qing Wang and Mingshu Li. (FP)

Towards an Explanatory Theory of Motivation in Software Engineering: A Qualitative Case Study of a Government Organization. A. César C. França, Adelnei De L. C. Felix and Fabio Q. B. Da Silva (FP)

Understanding Lack of Trust in Distributed Agile Teams: A Grounded Theory Study. Siva Dorairaj, James Noble and Petra Malik. (FP)

Maturity of Software Modelling and Model Driven Engineering: a Survey in the Italian Industry. Federico Tomassetti, Marco Torchiano, Alessandro Tiso, Filippo Ricca, and Gianna Reggio. (FP)

Evaluating Methods and Technologies in Software Engineering with Respect to Developers’ Skill Level. Gunnar R. Bergersen and Dag I. K. Sjøberg. (FP)

Evaluation of Traceability Recovery in Context: A Taxonomy for Information Retrieval Tools. Markus Borg, Per Runeson and Lina Brodén. (FP)

The Influence of Human Aspects on Software Process Improvement: Qualitative Research Findings and Comparison to Previous Studies. Davi Santos, Cleidson R.B.de Souza, Dalton Vilela, Gleison Santos, Rafael Prikladnicki and Tayana Conte. (SP)
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee
16:30 - 18:10 Session 3 – ‘Methodology and Guidelines’
Chair: Sandro Morasca

Mapping study completeness and reliability - a case study. Barbara Kitchenham, Pearl Brereton and David Budgen. (FP)

Pattern-Based Guideline to Empirically Analyse Software Development Processes. Daniel Méndez Fernández, Birgit Penzenstadler and Marco Kuhrmann. (FP)

On Integrating Student Empirical Software Engineering Studies with Research and Teaching Goals. Matthias Galster, Dan Tofan and Paris Avgeriou. (FP)

Reporting Guidelines for Simulation-Based Studies in Software Engineering. Breno de França and Guilherme Travassos. (SP)

Towards a Unified Checklist for Empirical Research in Software Engineering: A First proposal. Roel Wieringa. (SP)

GlobReq: A Framework for Improving Requirements Engineering in Global Software Development Projects: Preliminary Results. Mahmood Niazi, Moham ed El-Attar, Muhammad Usman and Naveed Ikram (SP)

Towards Evidence-Based Ontology for Supporting Systematic Literature Review. Yueming Sun, Ye Yang, He Zhang, Wen Zhang and Qing Wang. (SP)
19:00 Visit to Almagro – Gala Dinner
See details at Social Events link (http://alarcos.esi.uclm.es/ease2012/)

Time Tuesday 15th May 2012
9:30 - 10:30 Keynote´s title: Using ethnography in empirical software engineering
Prof. Helen Sharp (The Open University, UK.)
Chair: Emilia Mendes
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee
11:00 - 13:00 Session 4 – ‘Primary Studies 2’
Chair: Oscar Dieste

An Experimental Setup to Assess Design Diversity of Functionally Equivalent Services. Amanda S. Nascimento, Fernando Castor, Cecília M. F. Rubira and Rachel Burrows. (FP)

Using the ISO/IEC 9126 product quality model to classify defects: a Controlled Experiment. Antonio Vetro', Nico Zazworka, Carolyn Seaman and Forrest Shull. (FP)

A study of the effectiveness of two threshold definition techniques. Laura Sánchez González, Felix Garcia, Francisco Ruiz and Jan Mendling. (FP)

Software Effort Estimation with a Generalized Robust Linear Regression Technique. Luigi Lavazza and Sandro Morasca. (FP)

First Impressions in Software Development Effort Estimation: Easy to Create and Difficult to Neutralize. Magne Jorgensen and Erik Loehre. (FP)

Test Case Quality in Test Driven Development: A Study Design and a Pilot Experiment. Adnan Causevic, Daniel Sundmark and Sasikumar Punnekkat. (SP)

Does the use of Fibonacci numbers in Planning Poker affect effort estimates? Ritesh Tamrakar and Magne Jorgensen. (SP)
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 16:00 Session 5 – ‘Secondary Studies’
Chair: Magne Jorgensen

Risks of Off-The-Shelf-based Software Acquisition and Development: A Systematic Mapping Study and A Survey. Dana S. Kusumo, Mark Staples, Liming Zhu, He Zhang and Ross Jeffery. (FP)

Risk Management in Software Engineering: A Scoping Study. Luanna Lopes Lobato, Ivan Machado, Paulo Silveira Neto, Eduardo Almeida and Silvio Romero de Lemos Meira. (FP)

Aspect-Oriented Software Maintenance Metrics: A Systematic Mapping Study. Juliana Saraiva, Emanoel Barreiros, Adauto Almeida, Flavio Lima, Aline Alencar, Gustavo Lima, Sérgio Soares and Fernando Castor. (FP)

Maintainability Prediction of Relational Database-Driven Software Applications: A Systematic Review. Mehwish Riaz. (FP)

A Mapping Study of Software Code Cloning. Thomas Shippey, David Bowes, Bruce Christianson and Tracy Hall. (SP)

Development of Maturity Models: A Literature Review. Gabriel Alberto García-Mireles, M. Ángeles Moraga and Félix García. (SP)

What Agile ERP Consultants Think of Requirements Engineering for Inter-organizational ERP Systems: Insights from a Focus Group in Benelux. Maya Daneva and Niv Ahituv. (SP)
16:00 Closing session
16:15 - 16:45 Coffee and departure

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