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2013 ACM / IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (2007)
Madrid, Spain
Sept. 20, 2007 to Sept. 21, 2007
ISSN: 1938-6451
ISBN: 0-7695-2886-4
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction

Program Committee (PDF)

pp. xiv-xv

Reviewers (PDF)

pp. xvi
Keynote Addresses
Experience Management

Proposal of a Complete Life Cycle In-Process Measurement Model Based on Evaluation of an In-Process Measurement Experiment Using a Standardized Requirement Definition Process (Abstract)

Seishiro Tsuruho , Information Technology Promotion Agency, Japan; Kochi University of Technology, Japan
Katsuro Inoue , Osaka University, Japan
Yoshiki Mitani , Information Technology Promotion Agency, Japan; Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Mike Barker , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Ken-Ichi Matsumoto , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Tomoko Matsumura , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
pp. 11-20

Observing Software Testing Practice from the Viewpoint of Organizations and Knowledge Management (Abstract)

Ossi Taipale , Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
Katja Karhu , Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
Kari Smolander , Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
pp. 21-30

Relevant Information Sources for Successful Technology Transfer: A Survey Using Inspections as an Example (Abstract)

Andreas Jedlitschka , Fraunhofer Institute, Germany
Christian Denger , Fraunhofer Institute, Germany
Bernd Freimut , Fraunhofer Institute, Germany
Marcus Ciolkowski , Fraunhofer Institute, Germany
Andreas Schlichting , Fraunhofer Institute, Germany
pp. 31-40
Session: Empirical Studies of Testing and Validation

Assessing, Comparing, and Combining Statechart- based testing and Structural testing: An Experiment (Abstract)

Lionel C. Briand , Carleton University, Canada
Samar Mouchawrab , Carleton University, Canada
Yvan Labiche , Carleton University, Canada
pp. 41-50

Test Inspected Unit or Inspect Unit Tested Code? (Abstract)

Atul Gupta , Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
Pankaj Jalote , Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
pp. 51-60

Defect Detection Efficiency: Test Case Based vs. Exploratory Testing (Abstract)

Casper Lassenius , Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
Juha Itkonen , Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
Mika V. Mantyla , Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
pp. 61-70

Comparing Model Generated with Expert Generated IV&V Activity Plans (Abstract)

Yuko Miyamoto , Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Japan
Masa Katahira , Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Japan
Daniel Port , University of Hawaii, USA
Shigeo Yoshikawa , Japan Manned Space Systems Corporation, Japan
Haruka Nakao , Japan Manned Space Systems Corporation, Japan
pp. 71-80
Session: Experimental Techniques and Infrastructure

Tuning anonymity level for assuring high data quality: an empirical study. (Abstract)

Corrado Aaron Visaggio , University of Sannio Benevento, Italy
Gerardo Canfora , University of Sannio Benevento, Italy
pp. 91-98

Filtering, Robust Filtering, Polishing: Techniques for Addressing Quality in Software Data (Abstract)

Mark Stephens , EDS, UK
Gernot Liebchen , Brunel University, UK
Martin Shepperd , Brunel University, UK
Michelle Cartwright , Brunel University, UK
Bheki Twala , Statistics SA, South Africa
pp. 99-106
Session: Effort Estimation

An Estimation Model for Test Execution Effort (Abstract)

Paulo Borba , Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil
Eduardo Aranha , Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil; Motorola Industria Ltda, Brazil
pp. 107-116

Cognitive Limits of Software Cost Estimation (Abstract)

Ricardo Valerdi , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
pp. 117-125

Impact Analysis of Missing Values on the Prediction Accuracy of Analogy-based Software Effort Estimation Method AQUA (Abstract)

Ahmed Al-Emran , University of Calgary, Canada
Guenther Ruhe , University of Calgary, Canada
Jingzhou Li , University of Calgary, Canada
pp. 126-135
Session: Empirical Studies of Software Products

Static Members and Cycles in Java Software (Abstract)

Hayden Melton , University of Auckland, New Zealand
Ewan Tempero , University of Auckland, New Zealand
pp. 136-145

Usability Evaluation Based on Web Design Perspectives (Abstract)

Emilia Mendes , The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Jobson Massollar , PESC-COPPE/UFRJ, Brazil
Tayana Conte , PESC-COPPE/UFRJ, Brazil
Guilherme H. Travassos , PESC-COPPE/UFRJ, Brazil
pp. 146-155

An Empirical Study of the Effects of Gestalt Principles on Diagram Understandability (Abstract)

Edward B. Allen , Mississippi State, USA
Gary L. Bradshaw , Mississippi State, USA
Krystle Lemon , Mississippi State, USA
Jeffrey C. Carver , Mississippi State, USA
pp. 156-165
Session: Empirical Studies of Software Processes

A Comparative Study of Aspect-Oriented Requirements Engineering Approaches (Abstract)

Americo Sampaio , Lancaster University, UK
Alessandro F. Garcia , Lancaster University, UK
Phil Greenwood , Lancaster University, UK
Awais Rashid , Lancaster University, UK
pp. 166-175

Toward Reducing Fault Fix Time: Understanding Developer Behavior for the Design of Automated Fault Detection Tools (Abstract)

Lucas Layman , North Carolina State University, USA
Robert St. Amant , North Carolina State University, USA
Laurie Williams , North Carolina State University, USA
pp. 176-185
Session: Quality and Defect Prediction

Evaluating the Impact of Adaptive Maintenance Process on Open Source Software Quality (Abstract)

Jussi Koskinen , University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
Markku Sakkinen , University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
Jouni Markkula , University of Oulu, Finland
Denis Kozlov , University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
pp. 186-195

The Effects of Over and Under Sampling on Fault-prone Module Detection (Abstract)

Ken-ichi Matsumoto , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Takeshi Kakimoto , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Akito Monden , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Yasutaka Kamei , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Shinsuke Matsumoto , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
pp. 196-204

Generalizing fault contents from a few classes (Abstract)

Hanna Scott , Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden
Philip M. Johnson , University of Hawaii, USA
pp. 205-214
Session: Performing Systematic Reviews

Developing Search Strategies for Detecting Relevant Experiments for Systematic Reviews (Abstract)

Oscar Dieste , Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
Anna Griman Padua , Universidad Simon Bolivar, Venezuela
pp. 215-224

Applying Systematic Reviews to Diverse Study Types: An Experience Report (Abstract)

Torgeir Dingsoyr , SINTEF ICT, Norway
Geir K. Hanssen , SINTEF ICT, Norway
Tore Dyba , SINTEF ICT, Norway
pp. 225-234

Using Context Distance Measurement to Analyze Results across Studies (Abstract)

Daniela Cruzes , NUPERC/UNIFACS, Brazil; FEEC/UNICAMP, Brazil
Mario Jino , FEEC/UNICAMP, Brazil
Victor Basili , University of Maryland, USA
Forrest Shull , Fraunhofer Center, Maryland, USA
Manoel Mendonça , NUPERC/UNIFACS, Brazil; FEEC/UNICAMP, Brazil
pp. 235-244

A Visual Text Mining approach for Systematic Reviews (Abstract)

Jose Carlos Maldonado , USP, Brazil
Manoel Mendonca , Universidade Salvador, Brazil
Roberto Pinho , USP, Brazil
Viviane Malheiros , USP, Brazil
Erika Hohn , USP, Brazil
pp. 245-254
Session: Empirical Studies of Agile Methods

A Replicate Empirical Comparison between Pair Development and Software Development with Inspection (Abstract)

Barry Boehm , University of Southern California, USA
Monvorath Phongpaibul , University of Southern California, USA
pp. 265-274

A Comparative Case Study on the Impact of Test-Driven Development on Program Design and Test Coverage (Abstract)

Maria Siniaalto , VTT Technical Research Center of Finland
Pekka Abrahamsson , VTT Technical Research Center of Finland
pp. 275-284

An Experimental Evaluation of the Effectiveness and Efficiency of the Test Driven Development (Abstract)

Pankaj Jalote , Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
Atul Gupta , Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
pp. 285-294
Session: Software Metrics

Fine-Grained Software Metrics in Practice (Abstract)

Michael English , University of Limerick, Ireland
Jim Buckley , University of Limerick, Ireland
Tony Cahill , University of Limerick, Ireland
pp. 295-304

Conceptual Differences Among Functional Size Measurement Methods (Abstract)

Cigdem Gencel , Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Onur Demirors , Middle East Technical University, Turkey
pp. 305-313

Evaluating Software Project Control Centers in Industrial Environments (Abstract)

M. Radicke , BTU Cottbus, Germany
J. Heidrich , Fraunhofer IESE, Germany
J. Munch , Fraunhofer IESE, Germany
M. Ciolkowski , Fraunhofer IESE, Germany
F. Simon , SQS AG, Germany
pp. 314-323
Session: Effort Estimation in New Environments

Comparing Size Measures for Predicting Web Application Development Effort: A Case Study (Abstract)

Emilia Mendes , The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Sergio Di Martino , Universita di Salerno, Italy
Filomena Ferrucci , Universita di Salerno, Italy
Carmine Gravino , Universita di Salerno, Italy
pp. 324-333

A Comparison of Techniques for Web Effort Estimation (Abstract)

Emilia Mendes , University of Auckland, New Zealand
pp. 334-343

Effort Prediction in Iterative Software Development Processes -- Incremental Versus Global Prediction Models (Abstract)

Giancarlo Succi , Free University of Bolzano-Bozen, Italy
Raimund Moser , Free University of Bolzano-Bozen, Italy
Pekka Abrahamsson , VTT Electronics Oulu, Finland
Alberto Sillitti , Free University of Bolzano-Bozen, Italy
Witold Pedrycz , University of Alberta, Canada
pp. 344-353
Session: Software Data Mining

Mining Software Evolution to Predict Refactoring (Abstract)

Jacek Ratzinger , Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Thomas Sigmund , Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Peter Vorburger , University of Zurich, Switzerland
Harald Gall , University of Zurich, Switzerland
pp. 354-363

Fault-Prone Filtering: Detection of Fault-Prone Modules Using Spam Filtering Technique (Abstract)

Osamu Mizuno , Osaka University, Japan
Shiro Ikami , Osaka University, Japan
Tohru Kikuno , Osaka University, Japan
Shuya Nakaichi , Osaka University, Japan
pp. 374-383
Session: Homogeneity in Effort Estimation

Is This Cost Estimate Reliable? -- The Relationship between Homogeneity of Analogues and Estimation Reliability (Abstract)

Akito Monden , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Masateru Tsunoda , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Ken-ichi Matsumoto , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Michael D. Barker , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Takeshi Kakimoto , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Nahomi Kikuchi , Information-technology Promotion Agency, Japan
Naoki Ohsugi , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
pp. 384-392

Building Software Cost Estimation Models using Homogenous Data (Abstract)

Rahul Premraj , Saarland University, Germany
Thomas Zimmermann , Saarland University, Germany
pp. 393-400

Comparing Local and Global Software Effort Estimation Models -- Reflections on a Systematic Review (Abstract)

Stephen G. MacDonell , Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Martin J. Shepperd , Brunel University, UK
pp. 401-409
Session: Empirical Studies of Architecture

Characterizing Software Architecture Changes: An Initial Study (Abstract)

Byron J. Williams , Mississippi State University, USA
Jeffrey C. Carver , Mississippi State University, USA
pp. 410-419

The Impact of Group Size on Software Architecture Evaluation: A Controlled Experiment (Abstract)

Barbara Kitchenham , University of Keele, UK
Muhammad Ali Babar , University of Limerick, Ireland
pp. 420-429

Evaluating the Usefulness and Ease of Use of a Groupware Tool for the Software Architecture Evaluation Process (Abstract)

Muhammad Ali Babar , University of Limerick, Ireland
Dietmar Winkler , Institute of Software Technology, Austria
Stefan Biffl , Institute of Software Technology, Austria
pp. 430-439
Software Quality

An Approach to Global Sensitivity Analysis: FAST on COCOMO (Abstract)

Stefan Wagner , Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany
pp. 440-442

An Approach to Outlier Detection of Software Measurement Data using the K-means Clustering Method (Abstract)

Oh-Sung Kwon , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea
Kyung-A Yoon , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea
Doo-Hwan Bae , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea
pp. 443-445

A cost effectiveness indicator for software development (Abstract)

Hakan Erdogmus , NRC Institute for Information Technology, Canada
pp. 446-448

How Software Designs Decay: A Pilot Study of Pattern Evolution (Abstract)

James M. Bieman , Colorado State University, USA
Clemente Izurieta , Colorado State University, USA
pp. 449-451

Correlation between bug notifications, messages and participants in Debian's bug tracking system (Abstract)

Gregorio Robles , Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain
Pablo Boronat Perez , Universitat Jaume I, Spain
Miguel Perez Francisco , Universitat Jaume I, Spain
pp. 455-457

Investigating Test Teams? Defect Detection in Function test (Abstract)

Per Runeson , Lund University, Sweden
Carina Andersson , Lund University, Sweden
pp. 458-460

Comparison of Outlier Detection Methods in Fault-proneness Models (Abstract)

Shinsuke Matsumoto , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Ken-ichi Matsumoto , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Yasutaka Kamei , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Akito Monden , Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
pp. 461-463

"Talking tests": a Preliminary Experimental Study on Fit User Acceptance Tests (Abstract)

Filippo Ricca , Unita CINI at DISI, Italy
Massimiliano Di Penta , University of Sannio, Italy
Marco Torchiano , Politecnico di Torino, Italy
pp. 464-466
Empirical Research, Case Study Design, and Surveys

A Survey of the Practice of Design -- Code Correspondence amongst Professional Software Engineers (Abstract)

Ariadi Nugroho , Leiden University, The Netherlands
M.R.V. Chaudron , Leiden University, The Netherlands; Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, The Netherlands
pp. 467-469

Assessing the Quality Impact of Design Inspections (Abstract)

Mikael Lindvall , Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering, Maryland, USA
Ralf Carbon , Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering, Germany
Forrest Shull , Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering, Maryland, USA
Christian Denger , Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering, Germany
Christopher Ackermann , Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering, Maryland, USA
pp. 470-472

A Controlled Experiment on the Effects of Synchronicity in Remote Inspection Meetings (Abstract)

Teresa Mallardo , University of Bari, Italy
Fabio Calefato , University of Bari, Italy
Filippo Lanubile , University of Bari, Italy
pp. 473-475

A Survey of Enterprise Software Development Risks in a Flat World (Abstract)

Sudeep Mallick , Infosys Technologies Ltd.
Jesal Bhuta , Infosys Consulting, Inc.; University of Southern California, USA
S.V. Subrahmanya , Infosys Technologies Ltd.
pp. 476-478

Checklists for Software Engineering Case Study Research (Abstract)

Per Runeson , Lund University, Sweden
Martin Host , Lund University, Sweden
pp. 479-481

Evidence relating to Object-Oriented software design: A survey (Abstract)

Mark Turner , Keele University, UK
Stephen Linkman , Keele University, UK
John Bailey , Durham University, UK
David Budgen , Durham University, UK
Barbara Kitchenham , Keele University, UK
Pearl Brereton , Keele University, UK
pp. 482-484

A Snapshot of the State of Practice in Software Development for Medical Devices (Abstract)

Raimund L. Feldmann , Fraunhofer USA Center for Experimental Software Engineering Maryland, USA
Martin Host , Lund University, Sweden
Christian Denger , Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering, Germany
Christin Lindholm , Lund University, Sweden
Forrest Shull , Fraunhofer USA Center for Experimental Software Engineering Maryland, USA
pp. 485-487

GQM^+ Strategies -- Aligning Business Strategies with Software Measurement (Abstract)

Myrna Regardie , Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering Maryland, USA
Victor Basili , Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering Maryland, USA; University of Maryland, USA
Jens Heidrich , Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering, Germany
Jurgen Munch , Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering, Germany
Adam Trendowicz , Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering, Germany
Mikael Lindvall , Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering Maryland, USA
pp. 488-490

Automated Information Extraction from Empirical Software Engineering Literature: Is that possible? (Abstract)

Mario Jino , FEEC/UNICAMP, Brazil
Forrest Shull , Fraunhofer Center, Maryland, USA
Victor Basili , University of Maryland, USA
Daniela Cruzes , NUPER/UNIFACS, Brazil; FEEC/UNICAMP, Brazil
pp. 491-493
Posters

Value-Based Empirical Research Plan Evaluation (PDF)

Stefan Biffl , Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Dietmar Winkler , Vienna University of Technology, Austria
pp. 494

Decision Support with EMPEROR (PDF)

Michele A. Shaw , Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering, USA
Forrest Shull , Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering, USA
Raimund L. Feldmann , Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering, USA
pp. 495

An Empirical Study on MBASE and LeanMBASE (PDF)

Supannika Koolmanojwong , University of Southern California, USA
Barry Boehm , University of Southern California, USA
pp. 496

Evaluation of Feature Extraction Methods on Software Cost Estimation (PDF)

Ayse Bener , Bogazici University, Turkey
Onur Kutlubay , Bogazici University, Turkey
Burak Turhan , Bogazici University, Turkey
pp. 497

A Controlled Experiment for Selecting Transformations based on Quality Attributes in the context of MDA (PDF)

Silvia Abrahao , Technical University of Valencia, Spain
Jose Angel Carsi , Technical University of Valencia, Spain
Isidro Ramos , Technical University of Valencia, Spain
Marcela Genero , University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Emilio Insfran , Technical University of Valencia, Spain
Mario Piattini , University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
pp. 498

Agile Software Assurance: An Empirical Study (PDF)

Noura Abbas , University of Southampton, United Kingdom
pp. 499
Author Index

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 501
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