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Empirical Software Engineering, International Symposium on (2005)
Noosa Heads, Qld.
Nov. 18, 2005 to Nov. 18, 2005
ISBN: 0-7803-9507-7
TABLE OF CONTENTS
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Empirical results from an experiment on value-based review (VBR) processes (Abstract)

K. Lee , Center for Software Eng., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
B. Boehm , Center for Software Eng., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 10 pp.

Risk analysis terminology for IT-systems: does it match intuition? (Abstract)

I. Hogganvik , Dept. of Informatics, Oslo Univ., Norway
K. Stolen , Dept. of Informatics, Oslo Univ., Norway
pp. 10 pp.

Managing software change tasks: an exploratory study (Abstract)

G. Murphy , Dept. of Comput. Sci., British Columbia Univ., Vancouver, BC, Canada
J. Sillito , Dept. of Comput. Sci., British Columbia Univ., Vancouver, BC, Canada
K. De Voider , Dept. of Comput. Sci., British Columbia Univ., Vancouver, BC, Canada
B. Fisher , Dept. of Comput. Sci., British Columbia Univ., Vancouver, BC, Canada
pp. 10 pp.

Maintaining Linux: the role of "current" (Abstract)

L. Yu , Comput. Sci.&Informatics, Indiana Univ., South Bend, IN, USA
pp. 9 pp.

Tool assisted identifier naming for improved software readability: an empirical study (Abstract)

P.A. Relf , Fac. of Eng., Univ. of Technol., Sydney, NSW, Australia
pp. 10 pp.
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Exploratory testing: a multiple case study (Abstract)

K. Rautiainen , Software Bus.&Eng. Inst., Helsinki Univ. of Technol., Espoo, Finland
J. Itkonen , Software Bus.&Eng. Inst., Helsinki Univ. of Technol., Espoo, Finland
pp. 10 pp.

Reporting guidelines for controlled experiments in software engineering (Abstract)

A. Jedlitschka , Fraunhofer Inst. for Exp. Software, Kaiserslautern, Germany
pp. 10 pp.

Comparison of various methods for handling incomplete data in software engineering databases (Abstract)

M. Shepperd , Brunel Univ., Uxbridge, UK
B. Twala , Brunel Univ., Uxbridge, UK
M. Cartwright , Brunel Univ., Uxbridge, UK
pp. 10 pp.

Visualization and analysis of software engineering data using self-organizing maps (Abstract)

S.G. MacDonell , Software Eng. Res. Lab., Auckland Univ. of Technol., New Zealand
pp. 10 pp.

The use and usefulness of the ISO/IEC 9126 quality standard (Abstract)

H. Al-Kilidar , Sch. of Comput. Sci.&Eng., New South Wales Univ., Sydney, NSW, Australia
K. Cox , Sch. of Comput. Sci.&Eng., New South Wales Univ., Sydney, NSW, Australia
pp. 7 pp.

Quality vs. quantity: comparing evaluation methods in a usability-focused software architecture modification task (Abstract)

B.E. John , Human-Comput. Interaction Inst., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
E. Golden , Human-Comput. Interaction Inst., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 10 pp.

Further investigations into evaluating Web site reliability (Abstract)

J. Miller , Dept. of Electr.&Comput. Eng., Alberta Univ., Edmonton, Alta., Canada
T. Huynh , Dept. of Electr.&Comput. Eng., Alberta Univ., Edmonton, Alta., Canada
pp. 10 pp.

Determining how much software assurance is enough? A value-based approach (Abstract)

L. Huang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
B. Boehm , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 10 pp.

Measuring and improving software process in China (Abstract)

null Mingshu Li , Inst. of Software, Chinese Acad. of Sci., Beijing, China
null Qing Wang , Inst. of Software, Chinese Acad. of Sci., Beijing, China
pp. 10 pp.

Integrating agile software development and software process improvement: a longitudinal case study (Abstract)

P. Abrahamsson , VTT Tech. Res. Centre of Finland, Oulu, Finland
O. Salo , VTT Tech. Res. Centre of Finland, Oulu, Finland
pp. 10 pp.

Addressing the challenges of replications of surveys in software engineering research (Abstract)

M. Toleman , Univ. of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Qld., Australia
A. Cater-Steel , Univ. of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Qld., Australia
pp. 10 pp.

Reflections on conducting an international survey of software engineering (Abstract)

null Jingyue Li , Dept. of Comput.&Inf. Sci., Norwegian Univ. of Sci.&Technol., Trondheim
R. Conradi , Dept. of Comput.&Inf. Sci., Norwegian Univ. of Sci.&Technol., Trondheim
O.P.N. Slyngstad , Dept. of Comput.&Inf. Sci., Norwegian Univ. of Sci.&Technol., Trondheim
pp. 10 pp.

Commercial adoption of open source software: an empirical study (Abstract)

E. Glynn , Dept. of Comput. Sci.&Inf. Syst., Limerick Univ., Ireland
C. Exton , Dept. of Comput. Sci.&Inf. Syst., Limerick Univ., Ireland
B. Fitzgerald , Dept. of Comput. Sci.&Inf. Syst., Limerick Univ., Ireland
pp. 10 pp.

Empirical study of industrial decision making for software modernizations (Abstract)

J. Koskinen , Inf. Technol. Res. Inst., Jyvaskyla Univ., Finland
H. Lintinen , Inf. Technol. Res. Inst., Jyvaskyla Univ., Finland
pp. 10 pp.

What is important when deciding to include a software requirement in a project or release? (Abstract)

C. Wohlin , Sch. of Eng., Blekinge Inst. of Technol., Ronneby, Sweden
pp. 10 pp.

An empirical investigation of the comprehensibility of requirements specifications (Abstract)

C. Exton , Limerick Univ., Ireland
J. Buckley , Limerick Univ., Ireland
D. Carew , Limerick Univ., Ireland
pp. 10 pp.

TUCCA: improving the effectiveness of use case construction and requirement analysis (Abstract)

A. Belgamo , Dept. of Comput., Fed. Univ. of Sao Carlos, Brazil
S. Fabbri , Dept. of Comput., Fed. Univ. of Sao Carlos, Brazil
pp. 10 pp.

An experiment on subjective evolvability evaluation of object-oriented software: explaining factors and interrater agreement (Abstract)

M.V. Mantyla , Software Bus.&Eng. Inst., Helsinki Univ. of Technol., Espoo, Finland
pp. 10 pp.

Measuring the maintainability of open-source software (Abstract)

L. Yu , Comput. Sci.&Informatics, Indiana Univ., South Bend, IN, USA
pp. 7 pp.

Evaluating the acceptor side of EM/sup 3/: release management at SAS (Abstract)

M. Kajko-Mattsson , Software Maintenance Lab., Stockholm Univ., Kista, Sweden
pp. 10 pp.

Evaluating a rapid simulation modelling process (RSMP) through controlled experiments (Abstract)

T. Hall , Hertfordshire Univ., Hatfield, UK
R. Ahmed , Hertfordshire Univ., Hatfield, UK
P. Wernick , Hertfordshire Univ., Hatfield, UK
pp. 10 pp.

Effects of pair programming at the development team level: an experiment (Abstract)

C. Lassenius , Software Bus.&Eng. Inst., Helsinki Univ., Finland
J. Vanhanen , Software Bus.&Eng. Inst., Helsinki Univ., Finland
pp. 10 pp.

Investigating training effects on software reviews: a controlled experiment (Abstract)

L.P.W. Land , Sch. of Inf. Syst., New South Wales Univ., Sydney, NSW, Australia
pp. 11 pp.

Reusability before and after reuse: a Darwin case study (Abstract)

L. Yu , Comput. Sci.&Informatics, Indiana Univ., South Bend, IN, USA
pp. 8 pp.

Cloning by accident: an empirical study of source code cloning across software systems (Abstract)

C. Kapser , Software Archit. Group, Waterloo Univ., Ont., Canada
M. Godfrey , Software Archit. Group, Waterloo Univ., Ont., Canada
R. Al-Ekram , Software Archit. Group, Waterloo Univ., Ont., Canada
R. Holt , Software Archit. Group, Waterloo Univ., Ont., Canada
pp. 10 pp.

Learning from software reuse experience (Abstract)

R. Hewett , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Tech. Univ., Lubbock, TX, USA
pp. 10 pp.

Dialog-based protocol: an empirical research method for cognitive activities in software engineering (Abstract)

null Shaochun Xu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI, USA
V. Rajlich , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI, USA
pp. 10 pp.

A multiple-case study of software effort estimation based on use case points (Abstract)

H.C. Benestad , Simula Res. Lab., Lysaker, Norway
S.E. Hove , Simula Res. Lab., Lysaker, Norway
B. Anda , Simula Res. Lab., Lysaker, Norway
pp. 10 pp.

A study of the effect of disruptions on the performance of software engineering teams (Abstract)

J.S. Karn , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Sheffield, UK
A.J. Cowling , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Sheffield, UK
pp. 9 pp.

An empirical investigation on the visualization of temporal uncertainties in software engineering project planning (Abstract)

W. Aigner , Inst. of Software Technol.&Interactive Syst., Vienna Univ. of Technol., Austria
G. Goluch , Inst. of Software Technol.&Interactive Syst., Vienna Univ. of Technol., Austria
D. Winkler , Inst. of Software Technol.&Interactive Syst., Vienna Univ. of Technol., Austria
B. Thurnher , Inst. of Software Technol.&Interactive Syst., Vienna Univ. of Technol., Austria
S. Biffl , Inst. of Software Technol.&Interactive Syst., Vienna Univ. of Technol., Austria
S. Miksch , Inst. of Software Technol.&Interactive Syst., Vienna Univ. of Technol., Austria
pp. 10 pp.

Measuring software methodology usage: challenges of conceptualization and operationalization (Abstract)

N.B. Moe , SINTEF ICT, Trondheim, Norway
T. Dyba , SINTEF ICT, Trondheim, Norway
pp. 11 pp.

Contextual reusability metrics for event-based architectures (Abstract)

S. Bhattacharya , PTD Autom., Intel Corp., Hillsboro, OR, USA
pp. 10 pp.

A friend in need is a friend indeed [software metrics and friend functions] (Abstract)

J. Buckley , CSIS Dept., Limerick Univ., Ireland
T. Cahill , CSIS Dept., Limerick Univ., Ireland
M. English , CSIS Dept., Limerick Univ., Ireland
pp. 10 pp.

Detecting structural changes in object oriented software systems (Abstract)

A. Cain , Swinburne Univ. of Technol., Melbourne, Vic., Australia
C. Woodward , Swinburne Univ. of Technol., Melbourne, Vic., Australia
null Rajesh Vasa , Swinburne Univ. of Technol., Melbourne, Vic., Australia
J.-G. Schneider , Swinburne Univ. of Technol., Melbourne, Vic., Australia
pp. 8 pp.

Genetic algorithms to support software engineering experimentation (Abstract)

M.C.F. de Oliveira , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Sao Paulo Univ., Brazil
R.E. Garcia , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Sao Paulo Univ., Brazil
J.C. Maldonado , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Sao Paulo Univ., Brazil
pp. 10 pp.

A systematic review of Web engineering research (Abstract)

E. Mendes , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Auckland Univ., New Zealand
pp. 10 pp.

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