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2015 IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME) (2015)
Bremen, Germany
Sept. 29, 2015 to Oct. 1, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-4673-7531-3
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Front cover (PDF)

pp. i-ii

Author index (PDF)

pp. 610-611

Contents (PDF)

pp. xvi-xx

Messages (PDF)

pp. iii-ix

Software history under the lens: A study on why and how developers examine it (Abstract)

Mihai Codoban , Oregon State University, USA
Sruti Srinivasa Ragavan , Oregon State University, USA
Danny Dig , Oregon State University, USA
Brian Bailey , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
pp. 1-10

To fix or to learn? How production bias affects developers' information foraging during debugging (Abstract)

David Piorkowski , Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA
Scott D. Fleming , University of Memphis, TN, USA
Christopher Scaffidi , Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA
Margaret Burnett , Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA
Irwin Kwan , Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA
Austin Z. Henley , University of Memphis, TN, USA
Jamie Macbeth , Clemson University, SC, USA
Charles Hill , Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA
Amber Horvath , Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA
pp. 11-20

Developers' perception of co-change patterns: An empirical study (Abstract)

Luciana L. Silva , Department of Computer Science, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Marco Tulio Valente , Department of Computer Science, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Marcelo de A. Maia , Faculty of Computing, Federal University of Uberlandia, Brazil
Nicolas Anquetil , RMoD Project-Team - INRIA Lille Nord Europe, France
pp. 21-30

When and why developers adopt and change software licenses (Abstract)

Christopher Vendome , The College of William and Mary, VA, USA
Mario Linares-Vasquez , The College of William and Mary, VA, USA
Gabriele Bavota , Free University of Bolzano, Italy
Massimiliano Di Penta , University of Sannio, Italy
Daniel M. German , University of Victoria, BC, Canada
Denys Poshyvanyk , The College of William and Mary, VA, USA
pp. 31-40

Investigating naming convention adherence in Java references (Abstract)

Simon Butler , Computing and Communications Department, The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes MK7 6AA, United Kingdom
Michel Wermelinger , Computing and Communications Department, The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes MK7 6AA, United Kingdom
Yijun Yu , Computing and Communications Department, The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes MK7 6AA, United Kingdom
pp. 41-50

Developing a model of loop actions by mining loop characteristics from a large code corpus (Abstract)

Xiaoran Wang , Computer and Information Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, 19716 USA
Lori Pollock , Computer and Information Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, 19716 USA
K. Vijay-Shanker , Computer and Information Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, 19716 USA
pp. 51-60

Delta extraction: An abstraction technique to comprehend why two objects could be related (Abstract)

Naoya Nitta , Graduate School of Natural Science, Konan University, Kobe, Japan
Tomohiro Matsuoka , Graduate School of Natural Science, Konan University, Kobe, Japan
pp. 61-70

Modeling changeset topics for feature location (Abstract)

Christopher S. Corley , The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA
Kelly L. Kashuda , The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA
Nicholas A. Kraft , ABB Corporate Research, Raleigh, NC, USA
pp. 71-80

Four eyes are better than two: On the impact of code reviews on software quality (Abstract)

Gabriele Bavota , Faculty of Computer Science, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Barbara Russo , Faculty of Computer Science, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
pp. 81-90

A comparative study on the bug-proneness of different types of code clones (Abstract)

Manishankar Mondal , Department of Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Chanchal K. Roy , Department of Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Kevin A. Schneider , Department of Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
pp. 91-100

An empirical study of bugs in test code (Abstract)

Arash Vahabzadeh , University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Amin Milani Fard , University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Ali Mesbah , University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
pp. 101-110

Investigating code review quality: Do people and participation matter? (Abstract)

Oleksii Kononenko , David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Canada
Olga Baysal , Department of Computer Science and Operations Research, Université de Montréal, Canada
Latifa Guerrouj , Département de Génie Logiciel et des Technologies de l'Information, École de technologie supérieure, Canada
Yaxin Cao , Department of Computer Science and Operations Research, Université de Montréal, Canada
Michael W. Godfrey , David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Canada
pp. 111-120

Inter-smell relations in industrial and open source systems: A replication and comparative analysis (Abstract)

Aiko Yamashita , Department of Information Technology, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway
Marco Zanoni , Department of Informatics, Systems and Communication, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Francesca Arcelli Fontana , Department of Informatics, Systems and Communication, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Bartosz Walter , Faculty of Computing, Poznań University of Technology, Poland
pp. 121-130

Evaluating clone detection tools with BigCloneBench (Abstract)

Jeffrey Svajlenko , Department of Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Chanchal K. Roy , Department of Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
pp. 131-140

Uncovering dependence clusters and linchpin functions (Abstract)

David Binkley , Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, USA
Arpad Beszedes , University of Szeged, Hungary
Syed Islam , University of East London, UK
Judit Jasz , University of Szeged, Hungary
Bela Vancsics , University of Szeged, Hungary
pp. 141-150

Forked and integrated variants in an open-source firmware project (Abstract)

Stefan Stanciulescu , IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Sandro Schulze , Technical University Braunschweig, Germany
Andrzej Wasowski , IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark
pp. 151-160

Towards automating dynamic analysis for behavioral design pattern detection (Abstract)

Andrea De Lucia , Department of Management and Information Technology, University of Salerno, Fisciano, Italy
Vincenzo Deufemia , Department of Management and Information Technology, University of Salerno, Fisciano, Italy
Carmine Gravino , Department of Management and Information Technology, University of Salerno, Fisciano, Italy
Michele Risi , Department of Management and Information Technology, University of Salerno, Fisciano, Italy
pp. 161-170

Practical and accurate pinpointing of configuration errors using static analysis (Abstract)

Zhen Dong , Institute of Computer Science, Heidelberg University, Germany
Artur Andrzejak , Institute of Computer Science, Heidelberg University, Germany
Kun Shao , School of Computer and Information, Hefei University of Technology, China
pp. 171-180

Deterministic dynamic race detection across program versions (Abstract)

Sri Varun Poluri , Indian Institute of Science, India
Murali Krishna Ramanathan , Indian Institute of Science, India
pp. 181-190

Program specialization and verification using file format specifications (Abstract)

Raveendra Kumar Medicherla , TCS Limited, Bangalore, India
Raghavan Komondoor , Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
S. Narendran , Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
pp. 191-200

An empirical evaluation of ant build maintenance using Formiga (Abstract)

Ryan Hardt , Department of Computer Science, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, USA
Ethan V. Munson , Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA
pp. 201-210

Scripting parametric refactorings in Java to retrofit design patterns (Abstract)

Jongwook Kim , University of Texas at Austin, 78712, USA
Don Batory , University of Texas at Austin, 78712, USA
Danny Dig , Oregon State University, Corvallis, 97333, USA
pp. 211-220

System specific, source code transformations (Abstract)

Gustavo Santos , RMoD Team, INRIA Lille Nord Europe, University of Lille, CRIStAL, UMR 9189, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France
Nicolas Anquetil , RMoD Team, INRIA Lille Nord Europe, University of Lille, CRIStAL, UMR 9189, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France
Anne Etien , RMoD Team, INRIA Lille Nord Europe, University of Lille, CRIStAL, UMR 9189, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France
Stephane Ducasse , RMoD Team, INRIA Lille Nord Europe, University of Lille, CRIStAL, UMR 9189, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France
Marco Tulio Valente , Department of Computer Science, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
pp. 221-230

A decision support system to refactor class cycles (Abstract)

Tosin Daniel Oyetoyan , Computer and Information Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Daniela Soares Cruzes , Software Engineering, Safety and Security, SINTEF, Trondheim, Norway
Christian Thurmann-Nielsen , EVRY ASA, Oslo, Norway
pp. 231-240

On the role of developer's scattered changes in bug prediction (Abstract)

Dario Di Nucci , University of Salerno, Fisciano, Italy
Fabio Palomba , University of Salerno, Fisciano, Italy
Sandro Siravo , University of Molise, Pesche (IS), Italy
Gabriele Bavota , Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Rocco Oliveto , University of Molise, Pesche (IS), Italy
Andrea De Lucia , University of Salerno, Fisciano, Italy
pp. 241-250

How do developers react to API evolution? The Pharo ecosystem case (Abstract)

Andre Hora , ASERG Group, Department of Computer Science (DCC), Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Romain Robbes , PLEIAD Lab, Department of Computer Science (DCC), University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
Nicolas Anquetil , RMod team, Inria Lille Nord Europe, University of Lille, CRIStAL, UMR 9189, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France
Anne Etien , RMod team, Inria Lille Nord Europe, University of Lille, CRIStAL, UMR 9189, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France
Stephane Ducasse , RMod team, Inria Lille Nord Europe, University of Lille, CRIStAL, UMR 9189, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France
Marco Tulio Valente , ASERG Group, Department of Computer Science (DCC), Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
pp. 251-260

Who should review this change?: Putting text and file location analyses together for more accurate recommendations (Abstract)

Xin Xia , College of Computer Science and Technology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
David Lo , School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University, Singapore
Xinyu Wang , College of Computer Science and Technology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
Xiaohu Yang , College of Computer Science and Technology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
pp. 261-270

Exploring API method parameter recommendations (Abstract)

Muhammad Asaduzzaman , Department of Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
Chanchal K. Roy , Department of Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
Samiul Monir , Department of Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
Kevin A. Schneider , Department of Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
pp. 271-280

How can i improve my app? Classifying user reviews for software maintenance and evolution (Abstract)

Sebastiano Panichella , University of Zurich, Switzerland
Andrea Di Sorbo , University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy
Emitza Guzman , Technische Universität München, Garching, Germany
Corrado A. Visaggio , University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy
Gerardo Canfora , University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy
Harald C. Gall , University of Zurich, Switzerland
pp. 281-290

User reviews matter! Tracking crowdsourced reviews to support evolution of successful apps (Abstract)

Fabio Palomba , University of Salerno, Fisciano, Italy
Mario Linares-Vasquez , The College of William and Mary, VA, USA
Gabriele Bavota , Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Rocco Oliveto , University of Molise, Pesche (IS), Italy
Massimiliano Di Penta , University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy
Denys Poshyvanyk , The College of William and Mary, VA, USA
Andrea De Lucia , University of Salerno, Fisciano, Italy
pp. 291-300

What are the characteristics of high-rated apps? A case study on free Android Applications (Abstract)

Yuan Tian , Singapore Management University, Singapore
Meiyappan Nagappan , Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
David Lo , Singapore Management University, Singapore
Ahmed E. Hassan , Queen's University, Kingston, Canada
pp. 301-310

GreenAdvisor: A tool for analyzing the impact of software evolution on energy consumption (Abstract)

Karan Aggarwal , Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Abram Hindle , Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Eleni Stroulia , Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
pp. 311-320

Apiwave: Keeping track of API popularity and migration (Abstract)

Andre Hora , ASERG Group, Department of Computer Science, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Marco Tulio Valente , ASERG Group, Department of Computer Science, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
pp. 321-323

UrbanIt: Visualizing repositories everywhere (Abstract)

Andrea Ciani , REVEAL @ Faculty of Informatics - Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), Switzerland
Roberto Minelli , REVEAL @ Faculty of Informatics - Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), Switzerland
Andrea Mocci , REVEAL @ Faculty of Informatics - Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), Switzerland
Michele Lanza , REVEAL @ Faculty of Informatics - Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), Switzerland
pp. 324-326

ePadEvo: A tool for the detection of behavioral design patterns (Abstract)

Andrea De Lucia , University of Salerno, Fisciano, Italy
Vincenzo Deufemia , University of Salerno, Fisciano, Italy
Carmine Gravino , University of Salerno, Fisciano, Italy
Michele Risi , University of Salerno, Fisciano, Italy
Ciro Pirolli , University of Salerno, Fisciano, Italy
pp. 327-329

PARC: Recommending API methods parameters (Abstract)

Muhammad Asaduzzaman , Department of Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Chanchal K. Roy , Department of Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Kevin A. Schneider , Department of Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
pp. 330-332

ArchFLoc: Locating and explaining architectural features in running web applications (Abstract)

Yan Gao , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY 13676 U.S.A
Daqing Hou , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY 13676 U.S.A
pp. 333-335

WSDarwin: A web application for the support of REST service evolution (Abstract)

Marios Fokaefs , Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Mihai Oprescu , Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Eleni Stroulia , Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
pp. 336-338

DUM-Tool (Abstract)

Simone Romano , University of Basilicata, Potenza, Italy
Giuseppe Scanniello , University of Basilicata, Potenza, Italy
pp. 339-341

An empirical study on the handling of crash reports in a large software company: An experience report (Abstract)

Abdou Maiga , SBA Research Lab, ECE, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada
Abdelwahab Hamou-Lhadj , SBA Research Lab, ECE, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada
Mathieu Nayrolles , SBA Research Lab, ECE, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada
Korosh Koochekian Sabor , SBA Research Lab, ECE, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada
Alf Larsson , Senior Specialist Observability, Ericsson, Stockholm, Sweden
pp. 342-351

How developers detect and fix performance bottlenecks in Android apps (Abstract)

Mario Linares-Vasquez , The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, USA
Christopher Vendome , The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, USA
Qi Luo , The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, USA
Denys Poshyvanyk , The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, USA
pp. 352-361

Challenges for maintenance of PLC-software and its related hardware for automated production systems: Selected industrial Case Studies (Abstract)

Birgit Vogel-Heuser , Institute of Automation and Information Systems, Technische Universität München, 85748 Garching b. München, Germany
Juliane Fischer , Institute of Automation and Information Systems, Technische Universität München, 85748 Garching b. München, Germany
Susanne Rosch , Institute of Automation and Information Systems, Technische Universität München, 85748 Garching b. München, Germany
Stefan Feldmann , Institute of Automation and Information Systems, Technische Universität München, 85748 Garching b. München, Germany
Sebastian Ulewicz , Institute of Automation and Information Systems, Technische Universität München, 85748 Garching b. München, Germany
pp. 362-371

Code smells in spreadsheet formulas revisited on an industrial dataset (Abstract)

Bas Jansen , Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Felienne Hermans , Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
pp. 372-380

Web usage patterns of developers (Abstract)

Christopher S. Corley , ABB Corporate Research, Raleigh, NC, USA
Federico Lois , Corvalius, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Sebastian Quezada , Corvalius, Buenos Aires, Argentina
pp. 381-390

Identifying wasted effort in the field via developer interaction data (Abstract)

Gergo Balogh , Department of Software Engineering, University of Szeged, Hungary
Gabor Antal , Department of Software Engineering, University of Szeged, Hungary
Arpad Beszedes , Department of Software Engineering, University of Szeged, Hungary
Laszlo Vidacs , MTA-SZTE Research Group on Artificial Intelligence, University of Szeged, Hungary
Tibor Gyimothy , Department of Software Engineering, University of Szeged, Hungary
Adam Zoltan Vegh , AENSys Informatics Ltd., Szeged, Hungary
pp. 391-400

Is this code written in English? A study of the natural language of comments and identifiers in practice (Abstract)

Timo Pawelka , Technische Universität München, Germany
Elmar Juergens , CQSE GmbH, Garching b. München, Germany
pp. 401-410

Impact assessment for vulnerabilities in open-source software libraries (Abstract)

Henrik Plate , SAP Labs France, Mougins, France
Serena Elisa Ponta , SAP Labs France, Mougins, France
Antonino Sabetta , SAP Labs France, Mougins, France
pp. 411-420

Do automatic refactorings improve maintainability? An industrial case study (Abstract)

Gabor Szoke , Department of Software Engineering, University of Szeged, Hungary
Csaba Nagy , Department of Software Engineering, University of Szeged, Hungary
Peter Hegedus , Department of Software Engineering, University of Szeged, Hungary
Rudolf Ferenc , Department of Software Engineering, University of Szeged, Hungary
Tibor Gyimothy , Department of Software Engineering, University of Szeged, Hungary
pp. 429-438

An empirical evaluation of the effectiveness of inspection scenarios developed from a defect repository (Abstract)

Kiyotaka Kasubuchi , Research and Development Center, SCREEN Holdings Co., LTD, Fushimi, Kyoto, Japan
Shuji Morisaki , Graduate School of Information Science, Nagoya University, Aichi, Japan
Akiko Yoshida , Research and Development Center, SCREEN Holdings Co., LTD, Fushimi, Kyoto, Japan
Chikako Ogawa , Faculty of Informatics, Shizuoka University, Johoku, Hamamatsu, Japan
pp. 439-448

Efficient regression testing based on test history: An industrial evaluation (Abstract)

Edward Dunn Ekelund , Axis Communications AB, Sweden
Emelie Engstrom , Dept. of Computer Science, Lund University, Sweden
pp. 449-457

Migrating legacy control software to multi-core hardware (Abstract)

Michael Wahler , ABB Corporate Research, Baden-Daettwil, Switzerland
Raphael Eidenbenz , ABB Corporate Research, Baden-Daettwil, Switzerland
Carsten Franke , ABB Corporate Research, Baden-Daettwil, Switzerland
Yvonne-Anne Pignolet , ABB Corporate Research, Baden-Daettwil, Switzerland
pp. 458-466

Query by example in large-scale code repositories (Abstract)

Vipin Balachandran , VMware, Bangalore, India
pp. 467-476

Does software modernization deliver what it aimed for? A post modernization analysis of five software modernization case studies (Abstract)

Ravi Khadka , Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Prajan Shrestha , University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Bart Klein , Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Amir Saeidi , Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Jurriaan Hage , Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Slinger Jansen , Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Edwin van Dis , CGI, The Netherlands
Magiel Bruntink , University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
pp. 477-486

Reverse engineering a visual age application (Abstract)

Harry M. Sneed , Technical University of Dresden, Germany
Chris Verhoef , Free University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
pp. 487-496

Using static analysis for knowledge extraction from industrial User Interfaces (Abstract)

Bernhard Dorninger , Software Competence Center Hagenberg, Austria
Josef Pichler , Software Competence Center Hagenberg, Austria
Albin Kern , Engel Austria GmbH, Austria
pp. 497-500

Constrained feature selection for localizing faults (Abstract)

Tien-Duy B. Le , School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University, Singapore
David Lo , School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University, Singapore
Ming Li , National Key Laboratory for Novel Software Technology, Nanjing University, China
pp. 501-505

Crowdsourced bug triaging (Abstract)

Ali Sajedi Badashian , Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Abram Hindle , Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Eleni Stroulia , Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
pp. 506-510

Toward improving graftability on automated program repair (Abstract)

Soichi Sumi , Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University, Japan
Yoshiki Higo , Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University, Japan
Keisuke Hotta , Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University, Japan
Shinji Kusumoto , Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University, Japan
pp. 511-515

Mining Stack Overflow for discovering error patterns in SQL queries (Abstract)

Csaba Nagy , PReCISE Research Center, University of Namur, Belgium
Anthony Cleve , PReCISE Research Center, University of Namur, Belgium
pp. 516-520

Towards purity-guided refactoring in Java (Abstract)

Jiachen Yang , Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University, 1-5 Yamadaoka, Suita, 565-0871, Japan
Keisuke Hotta , Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University, 1-5 Yamadaoka, Suita, 565-0871, Japan
Yoshiki Higo , Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University, 1-5 Yamadaoka, Suita, 565-0871, Japan
Shinji Kusumoto , Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University, 1-5 Yamadaoka, Suita, 565-0871, Japan
pp. 521-525

Fitness workout for fat interfaces: Be slim, clean, and flexible (Abstract)

Spyros Kranas , Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, Univ. Ioannina, Greece
Apostolos V. Zarras , Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, Univ. Ioannina, Greece
Panos Vassiliadis , Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, Univ. Ioannina, Greece
pp. 526-530

Choosing your weapons: On sentiment analysis tools for software engineering research (Abstract)

Robbert Jongeling , Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Subhajit Datta , Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore
Alexander Serebrenik , Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
pp. 531-535

Assessing developer contribution with repository mining-based metrics (Abstract)

Jalerson Lima , Department of Informatics and Applied Mathematics, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte and Federal Institute of Education at Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, Brazil
Christoph Treude , Department of Informatics and Applied Mathematics, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, Brazil
Fernando Figueira Filho , Department of Informatics and Applied Mathematics, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, Brazil
Uira Kulesza , Department of Informatics and Applied Mathematics, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, Brazil
pp. 536-540

What's hot in software engineering Twitter space? (Abstract)

Abhishek Sharma , School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University, Singapore
Yuan Tian , School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University, Singapore
David Lo , School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University, Singapore
pp. 541-545

Validating metric thresholds with developers: An early result (Abstract)

Paloma Oliveira , UFMG, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Marco Tulio Valente , UFMG, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Alexandre Bergel , Pleaid Lab, Department of Computer Science (DCC), University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
Alexander Serebrenik , Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
pp. 546-550

Towards a survival analysis of database framework usage in Java projects (Abstract)

Mathieu Goeminne , Software Engineering Lab, University of Mons, Belgium
Tom Mens , Software Engineering Lab, University of Mons, Belgium
pp. 551-555

Exploring the use of deep learning for feature location (Abstract)

Christopher S. Corley , The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA
Kostadin Damevski , Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
Nicholas A. Kraft , ABB Corporate Research, Raleigh, NC, USA
pp. 556-560

Using stereotypes in the automatic generation of natural language summaries for C++ methods (Abstract)

Nahla J. Abid , Department of Computer Science, Kent State University, Ohio 44242, USA
Natalia Dragan , Department of Mang. and Info Systems, Kent State University, Ohio, USA
Michael L. Collard , Department of Computer Science, The University of Akron, Ohio, United States of America
Jonathan I. Maletic , Department of Computer Science, Kent State University, Ohio 44242, USA
pp. 561-565

Keecle: Mining key architecturally relevant classes using dynamic analysis (Abstract)

Liliane do Nascimento Vale , Faculty of Computing - Federal University of Uberlândia, MG - Brazil
Marcelo de A. Maia , Faculty of Computing - Federal University of Uberlândia, MG - Brazil
pp. 566-570

Combining software interrelationship data across heterogeneous software repositories (Abstract)

Nikola Ilo , Research Group for Industrial Software, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Johann Grabner , Research Group for Industrial Software, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Thomas Artner , Research Group for Industrial Software, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Mario Bernhart , Research Group for Industrial Software, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Thomas Grechenig , Research Group for Industrial Software, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
pp. 571-575

Recovering transitive traceability links among software artifacts (Abstract)

Kazuki Nishikawa , Dept. Computer Science, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
Hironori Washizaki , Dept. Computer Science, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
Yoshiaki Fukazawa , Dept. Computer Science, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
Keishi Oshima , Yokohama Research Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd., Research & Development Group, Center for Technology Innovation - Systems Engineering, Kanagawa, Japan
Ryota Mibe , Yokohama Research Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd., Research & Development Group, Center for Technology Innovation - Systems Engineering, Kanagawa, Japan
pp. 576-580

Live object exploration: Observing and manipulating behavior and state of Java objects (Abstract)

Benjamin Biegel , Department of Computer Science, University of Trier, Germany
Benedikt Lesch , Department of Computer Science, University of Trier, Germany
Stephan Diehl , Department of Computer Science, University of Trier, Germany
pp. 581-585

Supporting newcomers in software development projects (Abstract)

Sebastiano Panichella , University of Zurich, Switzerland
pp. 586-589

Treating software quality as a first-class entity (Abstract)

Yuriy Tymchuk , REVEAL @ Faculty of Informatics - University of Lugano, Switzerland
pp. 594-597

Detection strategies of smells in web software development (Abstract)

Mauricio F. Aniche , University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil
pp. 598-601

Code smells in highly configurable software (Abstract)

Wolfram Fenske , Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Germany
pp. 602-605

A model-based approach to software refactoring (Abstract)

Ioana Verebi , Politehnica University of Timişoara, Romania
pp. 606-609
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