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2013 ACM / IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (2009)
Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA
Oct. 15, 2009 to Oct. 16, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-4244-4842-5
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Papers

Author index (PDF)

pp. 1-5

Productivity trends in incremental and iterative software development (Abstract)

Ramin Moazeni , Center for System and Software Engineering, University of Southern California 941 W. 37th Place SAL 334, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Ye Yang , Institute of Software Chinese Academy of Sciences, 4# South Fourth Street, Zhong Guan Cun, Beijing, China
Qi Li , Center for System and Software Engineering, University of Southern California 941 W. 37th Place SAL 330, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Mei He , Institute of Software Chinese Academy of Sciences Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 4# South Fourth Street, Zhong Guan Cun, Beijing, China
Barry Boehm , Center for System and Software Engineering, University of Southern California 941 W. 37th Place SAL 328, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Thomas Tan , Center for System and Software Engineering, University of Southern California 941 W. 37th Place SAL 334, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 1-10

Challenges in enterprise software integration: An industrial study using repertory grids (Abstract)

Jo E. Hannay , Simula Research Laboratory, Dept. of Software Engineering, Pb. 134, 1325 Lysaker, Norway Univ. of Oslo, Dept. of Informatics, Pb. 1080 Blindern, 0316 Oslo, Norway
Heidi J. Rognerud , Simula Research Laboratory, Dept. of Software Engineering, Pb. 134, 1325 Lysaker, Norway Univ. of Oslo, Dept. of Informatics, Pb. 1080 Blindern, 0316 Oslo, Norway
pp. 11-22

Effect of staffing pattern on software project: An empirical analysis (Abstract)

Juan Li , Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Qing Wang , Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Fei Dong , Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Ye Yang , Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Mingshu Li , Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
pp. 23-33

A detailed examination of the correlation between imports and failure-proneness of software components (Abstract)

Ekwa Duala-Ekoko , School of Computer Science, McGill University Montréal, Québec, Canada
Martin P. Robillard , School of Computer Science, McGill University Montréal, Québec, Canada
pp. 34-43

A probability-based approach for measuring external attributes of software artifacts (Abstract)

Sandro Morasca , Università degli Studi dell'Insubria Dipartimento di Informatica e Comunicazione Via Carloni 78, I-22100 Como, Italy
pp. 44-55

Does explanation improve the acceptance of decision support for product release planning? (Abstract)

Gengshen Du , Software Engineering Decision Support Lab University of Calgary Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 1N4
Guenther Ruhe , Software Engineering Decision Support Lab University of Calgary Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 1N4
pp. 56-68

Impact of the visitor pattern on program comprehension and maintenance (Abstract)

Sebastien Jeanmart , PReCISE Research Center, University of Namur, Namur, Belgium
Naji Habra , PReCISE Research Center, University of Namur, Namur, Belgium
Yann-Gael Gueheneuc , Ptidej Team, DGIGL, École Polytechnique de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Houari Sahraoui , GEODES, DIRO, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
pp. 69-78

Understanding the use of inheritance with visual patterns (Abstract)

Simon Denier , RMOD Project-Team INRIA Lille-Nord Europe, France
Houari Sahraoui , Geodes Team, DIRO Université de Montréal, Canada
pp. 79-88

Strong dependencies between software components (Abstract)

Pietro Abate , Universitè Paris Diderot, PPS, UMR 7126, Paris, France
pp. 89-99

Applying moving windows to software effort estimation (Abstract)

Chris Lokan , School of Engineering and IT, Canberra, Australia
Emilia Mendes , Department of Computer Science, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
pp. 111-122

Scope error detection and handling concerning software estimation models (Abstract)

Giovanni Cantone , Univ. of Rome Tor Vergata - DISP, Via del Politecnico, 1, 00133 Rome (Italy)
Victor Robert Basili , University of Maryland and Fraunhofer Center - Maryland, College Park, MD, 20742, USA
Salvatore Alessandro Sarcia , Univ. of Rome Tor Vergata - DISP, Via del Politecnico, 1, 00133 Rome (Italy)
pp. 123-132

What do we know about perspective-based reading? An approach for quantitative aggregation in software engineering (Abstract)

Marcus Ciolkowski , Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering (IESE) Fraunhofer-Platz 1 67663 Kaiserslautern, Germany
pp. 133-144

Cognitive factors in perspective-based reading (PBR): A protocol analysis study (Abstract)

Bryan Robbins , Department of Computer Science and Engineering Mississippi State University
Jeff Carver , Department of Computer Science University of Alabama
pp. 145-155

Does aspect-oriented programming increase the development speed for crosscutting code? An empirical study (Abstract)

Sebastian Kleinschmager , University of Duisburg-Essen 45117 Essen, Germany
Manuel Josupeit-Walter , University of Duisburg-Essen 45117 Essen, Germany
Stefan Hanenberg , University of Duisburg-Essen 45117 Essen, Germany
pp. 156-167

We need more coverage, stat! classroom experience with the software ICU (Abstract)

Philip Johnson , Collaborative Software Development Laboratory Department of Information and ¿Computer Sciences University of Hawaii
Shaoxuan Zhang , Collaborative Software Development Laboratory Department of Information and ¿Computer Sciences University of Hawaii
pp. 168-178

Fitting a workflow model to captured development data (Abstract)

Lorin Hochstein , USC Information Sciences Institute
Min Zhang , Garmin International
pp. 179-190

Applying support vector regression for web effort estimation using a cross-company dataset (Abstract)

C. Gravino , University of Salerno, Via Ponte Don Melillo, I-84084 Fisciano (SA) Italy
S. Di Martino , University of Napoli ¿Federico II¿, Via Cinthia, I-80126, Napoli, Italy
A. Corazza , University of Napoli ¿Federico II¿, Via Cinthia, I-80126, Napoli, Italy
E. Mendes , The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
F. Ferrucci , University of Salerno, Via Ponte Don Melillo, I-84084 Fisciano (SA) Italy
pp. 191-202

Personality and the nature of collaboration in pair programming (Abstract)

Jo E. Hannay , Simula Research Laboratory, Dept. of Soft. Eng., Pb. 134, 1325 Lysaker, Norway Univ. of Oslo, Dept. of Informatics, Pb. 1080 Blindern, 0316 Oslo, Norway
Thorbjorn Walle , Simula Research Laboratory, Dept. of Soft. Eng., Pb. 134, 1325 Lysaker, Norway Univ. of Oslo, Dept. of Informatics, Pb. 1080 Blindern, 0316 Oslo, Norway
pp. 203-213

An empirical study of the effects of personality in pair programming using the five-factor model (Abstract)

Giles St. J Burch , Management and Int'l Business University of Auckland
Norsaremah Salleh , Department of Computer Science University of Auckland
John Grundy , Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Auckland
Emilia Mendes , Department of Computer Science University of Auckland
pp. 214-225

An interpretation of the results of the analysis of pair programming during novices integration in a team (Abstract)

Ilenia Fronza , Free University of Bolzano/Bozen
Giancarlo Succi , Free University of Bolzano/Bozen
Alberto Sillitti , Free University of Bolzano/Bozen
pp. 225-235

Gauging acceptance of software metrics: Comparing perspectives of managers and developers (Abstract)

Carolyn Seaman , Dept. of Information Systems University of Maryland Baltimore County Baltimore, MD, USA
Medha Umarji , Dept. of Information Systems University of Maryland Baltimore County Baltimore, MD, USA
pp. 236-247

Empirical results from the transformation of a large commercial technical computing environment (Abstract)

Peter Conner , Cadence Design Systems Chelmsford, Ma 01824
Jay Lawrence , Cadence Design Systems Chelmsford, Ma 01824
Steve Esposito , Cadence Design Systems Chelmsford, Ma 01824
Rahul Razdan , University of Florida Gainesville, FL 32611
pp. 248-256

Balancing software product investments (Abstract)

Claes Wohlin , Blekinge Institute of Technology Sweden
Sebastian Barney , Blekinge Institute of Technology Sweden
Aybuke Aurum , School of Information Systems Technology and Management University of New South Wales, Australia
pp. 257-268

Evaluation of {model-based} testing techniques selection approaches: An external replication (Abstract)

Guilherme Horta Travassos , Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Systems Engineering and Computer Science Program - COPPE/UFRJ, P.O. Box 68511 - 21941-972 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
Arilo Claudio Dias-Neto , Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Systems Engineering and Computer Science Program - COPPE/UFRJ, P.O. Box 68511 - 21941-972 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
pp. 269-278

Test case prioritization based on data reuse an experimental study (Abstract)

Eduardo Aranha , Escola de Ciência e Tecnologia, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Natal-RN, Brazil
Augusto Sampaio , Centro de Informática, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife-PE, Brazil
Juliano Iyoda , Centro de Informática, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife-PE, Brazil
Lucas Lima , Centro de Informática, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife-PE, Brazil
pp. 279-290

Test coverage and post-verification defects: A multiple case study (Abstract)

Audris Mockus , Avaya Labs Research, 233 Mt Airy Rd Basking Ridge, NJ
Nachiappan Nagappan , Microsoft Research, One Microsoft Way Redmond, WA
Trung T. Dinh-Trong , Avaya Labs Research, 233 Mt Airy Rd Basking Ridge, NJ
pp. 291-301

The role of software process simulation modeling in software risk management: A systematic review (Abstract)

Junchao Xiao , Laboratory for Internet Software Technologies, Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China
Dapeng Liu , Laboratory for Internet Software Technologies, Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China
Qing Wang , Laboratory for Internet Software Technologies, Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China
pp. 302-311

Tool supported detection and judgment of nonconformance in process execution (Abstract)

Nico Zazworka , Department of Computer Science University of Maryland College Park, USA
Forrest Shull , Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering Maryland College Park, USA
Victor R. Basili , Department of Computer Science University of Maryland College Park, USA
pp. 312-323

Exploring language in software process elicitation: A grounded theory approach (Abstract)

Anthony F. Norcio , Information Systems Department University of Maryland Baltimore County 1000 Hilltop Circle Baltimore, MD 21250 USA
Carolyn B. Seaman , Information Systems Department University of Maryland Baltimore County 1000 Hilltop Circle Baltimore, MD 21250 USA
Carlton A. Crabtree , Information Systems Department University of Maryland Baltimore County 1000 Hilltop Circle Baltimore, MD 21250 USA
pp. 324-335

The impact of limited search procedures for systematic literature reviews (Abstract)

Rialette Pretorius , Dept Computer Science, Durham University, Durham, DH1 3LE, UK
Mark Turner , School of Computing and Mathematics, Keele University, Stoke-on-Trent ST5 5BG, UK
David Budgen , Dept Computer Science, Durham University, Durham, DH1 3LE, UK
Barbara Kitchenham , School of Computing and Mathematics, Keele University, Stoke-on-Trent ST5 5BG, UK
Stephen Linkman , School of Computing and Mathematics, Keele University, Stoke-on-Trent ST5 5BG, UK
Mahmood Niazi , School of Computing and Mathematics, Keele University, Stoke-on-Trent ST5 5BG, UK
Pearl Brereton , School of Computing and Mathematics, Keele University, Stoke-on-Trent ST5 5BG, UK
pp. 336-345

Systematic literature reviews in software engineering: Preliminary results from interviews with researchers (Abstract)

Muhammad Ali Babar , Lero, Software Engineering Research Centre, University of Limerick, Ireland
He Zhang , Lero, Software Engineering Research Centre, University of Limerick, Ireland
pp. 346-355

Using differences among replications of software engineering experiments to gain knowledge (Abstract)

Sira Vegas , Facultad de Informática. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Natalia Juristo , Facultad de Informática. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
pp. 356-366

A systematic review of software maintainability prediction and metrics (Abstract)

Ewan Tempero , Department of Computer Science The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Emilia Mendes , Department of Computer Science The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Mehwish Riaz , Department of Computer Science The University of Auckland, New Zealand
pp. 367-377

Using concept mapping for maintainability assessments (Abstract)

Per Einar Arnstad , Scanmine A.S. Trollâsen, Norway
Bente Anda , Norwegian Directorate of Taxes&Dept. of Informatics, University of Oslo, Norway
Dag I. K. Sjoberg , Department of Informatics University of Oslo, Norway
Leon Moonen , Simula Research Laboratory Lysaker, Norway
Aiko Fallas Yamashita , Simula Research Laboratory&Dept. of Informatics, University of Oslo, Norway
Hans Christian Benestad , Simula Research Laboratory Lysaker, Norway
pp. 378-389

The evolution and impact of code smells: A case study of two open source systems (Abstract)

Victor Basili , University of Maryland and Fraunhofer Center Maryland, College Park, USA
Steffen Olbrich , Dept. of Computer Sciences, University of Applied Sciences, Mannheim, Germany
Daniela S. Cruzes , IDI, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway
Nico Zazworka , Dept. of Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
pp. 390-400

Measuring the interplay of security principles in software architectures (Abstract)

Koen Buyens , IBBT-Distrinet, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Wouter Joosen , IBBT-Distrinet, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Riccardo Scandariato , IBBT-Distrinet, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
pp. 554-563

Improving CVSS-based vulnerability prioritization and response with context information (Abstract)

Tomi Mannisto , Software Business and Engineering Institute, Helsinki University of Technology, Innopoli 2, Tekniikantie 14, Espoo, Finland
Christian Fruhwirth , BIT Research Center, Helsinki University of Technology, Otaniementie 17, Espoo, Finland
pp. 535-544

An analysis of CVSS version 2 vulnerability scoring (Abstract)

Karen Scarfone , National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Peter Mell , National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
pp. 516-525

Vulnerability analysis for a quantitative security evaluation (Abstract)

Geraldine Vache , CNRS; LAAS; Université de Toulouse - 7, Avenue du colonel Roche, F-31077 Toulouse, France
pp. 526-534

Security of open source web applications (Abstract)

Maureen Doyle , Department of Computer Science Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY 41099
Michael Whelan , Department of Computer Science Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY 41099
Grant A. Welch , Department of Computer Science Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY 41099
James Walden , Department of Computer Science Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY 41099
pp. 545-553

Context in industrial software engineering research (Abstract)

Claes Wohlin , Blekinge Institute of Technology Box 520 SE-372 25 Ronneby, Sweden
Kai Petersen , Blekinge Institute of Technology Box 520 SE-372 25 Ronneby, Sweden
pp. 401-404

An empirical study on software engineers motivational factors (Abstract)

A. Cesar C. Franca , Centro de Informática - Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE) Recife - PE - Brasil
Fabio Q. B. da Silva , Centro de Informática - Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE) Recife - PE - Brasil
pp. 405-409

Building the linkage between project managers' personality and success of software projects (Abstract)

Yi Wang , Department of Information System, City University of Hong Kong
pp. 410-413

Action research use in software engineering: An initial survey (Abstract)

Guilherme Horta Travassos , Systems Engineering and Computer Science Department PESC/COPPE/UFRJ Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Paulo Sergio Medeiros dos Santos , Systems Engineering and Computer Science Department PESC/COPPE/UFRJ Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
pp. 414-417
Papers

Transactions and paths: Two use case based metrics which improve the early effort estimation (Abstract)

Cristina Badano , Universidad Austral
Ricardo Orosco , U. Argentina de la Empresa
Gabriela Robiolo , Universidad Austral
pp. 422-425

Usability testing with total-effort metrics (Abstract)

Carl J. Mueller , Texas State University-San Marcos
Liam Feldman , Texas State University-San Marcos
Dan Tamir , Texas State University-San Marcos
Oleg V. Komogortsev , Texas State University-San Marcos
pp. 426-429

Modifiability measurement from a task complexity perspective: A feasibility study (Abstract)

Jeffrey Carver , Department of Computer Science University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
Lulu He , Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering Mississippi State University Mississippi State, MS 39759
pp. 430-434

Predicting defects with program dependencies (Abstract)

Nachiappan Nagappan , Microsoft Research Redmond, WA, USA
Thomas Zimmermann , Microsoft Research Redmond, WA, USA
pp. 435-438

Optimized assignment of developers for fixing bugs an initial evaluation for eclipse projects (Abstract)

Thomas Zimmermann , Microsoft Research One Microsoft Way Redmond, WA 98052, USA
Md. Mainur Rahman , Department of Computer Science University of Calgary Calgary, Canada
Guenther Ruhe , Software Engineering Decision Support Laboratory University of Calgary Calgary, Canada
pp. 439-442

The curse of copy&paste Cloning in requirements specifications (Abstract)

Christoph Domann , Itestra GmbH Kaufering, Germany
Jonathan Streit , Itestra GmbH Kaufering, Germany
Elmar Juergens , Institut für Informatik, Technische Universität München, Germany
pp. 443-446

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pp. 1-4

Analyzing video data: A study of programming behavior under two software engineering paradigms (Abstract)

Yuepu Guo , Department of Information Systems, UMBC
Carolyn B. Seaman , Department of Information Systems, UMBC
Huijuan Wu , Department of Information Systems, UMBC
pp. 456-459

Towards logistic regression models for predicting fault-prone code across software projects (Abstract)

Ana Erika Camargo Cruz , Japan Institute of Science and Technology School of Information Science, 1-1 Asahidai, Nomi, Ishikawa
Koichiro Ochimizu , Japan Institute of Science and Technology School of Information Science, 1-1 Asahidai, Nomi, Ishikawa
pp. 460-463

Quality models in practice: A preliminary analysis (Abstract)

Michael Klaes , Fraunhofer IESE Kaiserslautern, Germany
Stefan Wagner , Technische Universität München Garching, Germany
Sebastian Winter , Technische Universität München Garching, Germany
Klaus Lochmann , Technische Universität München Garching, Germany
Andreas Goeb , SAP Research Darmstadt, Germany
pp. 464-467

On the effectiveness of dynamic modeling in UML: Results from an external replication (Abstract)

Silvia Abrahao , ISSI Group, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia Camino de Vera, s/n, 46022 Spain
Emilio Insfran , ISSI Group, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia Camino de Vera, s/n, 46022 Spain
Carmine Gravino , University of Salerno via Ponte don Melillo I-84084, Italy
Giuseppe Scanniello , University of Basilicata Viale dell' Ateneo I-85100, Italy
pp. 468-472

Simulation of the defect removal process with queuing theory (Abstract)

Yang Xiaohu , College of Computer Science Zhejiang University Hangzhou, P.R. China
Wang Fan , College of Computer Science Zhejiang University Hangzhou, P.R. China
Chen Lu , State Street Technology Zhejiang
Zhu Xiaochun , College of Computer Science Zhejiang University Hangzhou, P.R. China
pp. 473-476

Reducing false alarms in software defect prediction by decision threshold optimization (Abstract)

Ayse Tosun , Software Research Laboratory, Computer Engineering Department, Bogazici University Istanbul, Turkey
Ayse Bener , Software Research Laboratory, Computer Engineering Department, Bogazici University Istanbul, Turkey
pp. 477-480

An empirical study of security problem reports in Linux distributions (Abstract)

Prasanth Anbalagan , Department of Computer Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
Mladen Vouk , Department of Computer Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
pp. 481-484

Progress report on the experimental evaluation of security inspection guidance (Abstract)

Alexander Klaus , Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering Kaiserslautern, Germany
Christian Jung , Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering Kaiserslautern, Germany
Marek Jawurek , Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering Kaiserslautern, Germany
Frank Elberzhager , Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering Kaiserslautern, Germany
pp. 485-489

Software testing sizing in incremental development: A case study (Abstract)

Xiaochun Zhu , College of Computer Science, Zhejiang University, China
Lu Chen , State Street Technology Zhejiang, State Street Corporation, USA
Bo Zhou , College of Computer Science, Zhejiang University, China
pp. 490-493

How do testers do it? An exploratory study on manual testing practices (Abstract)

Casper Lassenius , Helsinki University of Technology, Software Business and Engineering Institute, P.O. Box 9210, FI-02015 TKK, Finland
Mika V. Mantyla , Helsinki University of Technology, Software Business and Engineering Institute, P.O. Box 9210, FI-02015 TKK, Finland
Juha Itkonen , Helsinki University of Technology, Software Business and Engineering Institute, P.O. Box 9210, FI-02015 TKK, Finland
pp. 494-497

The QualOSS open source assessment model measuring the performance of open source communities (Abstract)

Martin Soto , Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering (IESE) Kaiserslautern, Germany
Marcus Ciolkowski , Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering (IESE) Kaiserslautern, Germany
pp. 498-501

A systematic mapping study on empirical evaluation of software requirements specifications techniques (Abstract)

Oscar Dieste , Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
Nelly Condori-Fernandez , Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
Maya Daneva , University of Twente
Klaas Sikkel , University of Twente
Roel Wieringa , University of Twente
Oscar Pastor , Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
pp. 502-505

An experiment to observe the impact of UML diagrams on the effectiveness of software requirements inspections (Abstract)

Ozlem Albayrak , Computer Technology and Information Systems Bilkent University Ankara, Turkey
pp. 506-510

A comparison of software cost, duration, and quality for waterfall vs. iterative and incremental development: A systematic review (Abstract)

Carolyn B. Seaman , Information Systems Department, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Susan M. Mitchell , Information Systems Department, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
pp. 511-515
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