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Software Metrics, IEEE International Symposium on (2005)
Como, Italy
Sept. 19, 2005 to Sept. 22, 2005
ISSN: 1530-1435
ISBN: 0-7695-2371-4
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction
Keynote Addresses
Effort and Cost Estimation I

The Clients? Impact on Effort Estimation Accuracy in Software Development Projects (Abstract)

Magne J?rgensen , Simula Research Laboratory
Stein Grimstad , Simula Research Laboratory
Kjetil Mol?kken-?stvold , Simula Research Laboratory
pp. 3

Survival Analysis for the Duration of Software Projects (Abstract)

Panagiotis Sentas , Aristotle University of Thesaloniki
Lefteris Angelis , Aristotle University of Thesaloniki
pp. 5
Assessment of Software Architectures

Measuring Productivity on High Performance Computers (Abstract)

Jeff Hollingsworth , University of Maryland at College Park
Marvin Zelkowitz , University of Maryland at College Park and Fraunhofer Center Maryland
Lorin Hochstein , University of Maryland at College Park
Sima Asgari , University of Maryland at College Park
Victor Basili , University of Maryland at College Park and Fraunhofer Center Maryland
Taiga Nakamura , University of Maryland at College Park
pp. 6

Butterflies: A Visual Approach to Characterize Packages (Abstract)

Laura Ponisio , University of Bern
Michele Lanza , University of Lugano
Stéphane Ducasse , University of Bern
pp. 7

Metrics of Software Architecture Changes Based on Structural Distance (Abstract)

Victor R. Basili , University of Maryland at College Park
Taiga Nakamura , University of Maryland at College Park
pp. 8
Measurement-Based Decision Making

A Model for Performance Management and Estimation (Abstract)

Luigi Buglione , ?cole de Technologie Sup?rieure (ETS)
Alain Abran , ?cole de Technologie Sup?rieure (ETS)
pp. 9
Quality Assurance

Towards a Simplified Implementation of Object-Oriented Design Metrics (Abstract)

Tudor Gîrba , University of Berne
Radu Marinescu , "Politehnica" University of Timişoara
Cristina Marinescu , "Politehnica" University of Timişoara
pp. 11

Refactoring for Changeability: A Way to Go? (Abstract)

Frank R??ler , Avaya Labs
Birgit Geppert , Avaya Labs
Audris Mockus , Avaya Labs
pp. 13
Assessing the Product

Assessing the Impact of Coupling on the Understandability and Modifiability of OCL Expressions within UML/OCL Combined Models (Abstract)

Esperanza Manso , Valladolid University
Mario Piattini , Castilla La Mancha University
Marcela Genero , Castilla La Mancha University
Luis Reynoso , National University of Comahue
pp. 14

On Refactoring Support Based on Code Clone Dependency Relation (Abstract)

Yoshiki Higo , Osaka University
Shinji Kusumoto , Osaka University
Toshihiro Kamiya , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Norihiro Yoshida , Osaka University
Katsuro Inoue , Osaka University
pp. 16
Measurement for Process Improvement

Managing Uncertainty in Requirements: A Survey in Documentation-Driven and Agile Companies (Abstract)

Giancarlo Succi , Free University of Bozen
Martina Ceschi , Free University of Bozen
Barbara Russo , Free University of Bozen
Alberto Sillitti , Free University of Bozen
pp. 17

Using Software Development Progress Data to Understand Threats to Project Outcomes (Abstract)

Dorota Jagielska , University of Hertfordshire
Austen Rainer , University of Hertfordshire
Tracy Hall , University of Hertfordshire
pp. 18
Measurement Programs

Acceptance Issues in Metrics Program Implementation (Abstract)

Henry Emurian , University of Maryland Baltimore County
Medha Umarji , University of Maryland Baltimore County
pp. 20

Towards Reusable Measurement Patterns (Abstract)

Mikael Lindvall , Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering
Vic Basili , University of Maryland at College Park and Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering
Paolo Donzelli , University of Maryland at College Park
Sima Asgari , University of Maryland at College Park
pp. 21
Education in Measurement and Empirical Methods

Teaching Evidence-Based Software Engineering to University Students (Abstract)

Tore Dyb? , Simula Research Laboratory and SINTEF
Barbara Kitchenham , National ICT and Keele University
Magne J?rgensen , Simula Research Laboratory and Hedmark University College
pp. 24

Can We Teach Empirical Software Engineering? (Abstract)

Thomas ?sterlie , Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Letizia Jaccheri , Norwegian University of Science and Technology
pp. 25
Empirical Studies of Open Source Software Projects

Validation of New Theses on Off-the-Shelf Component Based Development (Abstract)

Umair Khan , Fraunhofer IESE
Reidar Conradi , Norwegian University of Science and Technology and Simula Research Laboratory
Odd Petter N. Slyngstad , Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Jingyue Li , Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Marco Torchiano , Politecnico di Torino
Christian Bunse , Fraunhofer IESE
Maurizio Morisio , Politecnico di Torino
pp. 26

Sampling Open Source Projects from Portals: Some Preliminary Investigations (Abstract)

Stephen Gale , Middlesex University
Austen Rainer , University of Hertfordshire
pp. 27
Mining Data from Software Repositories

Impact Analysis by Mining Software and Change Request Repositories (Abstract)

Gerardo Canfora , University of Sannio
Luigi Cerulo , University of Sannio
pp. 29

Visualizing Historical Data Using Spectrographs (Abstract)

Richard C. Holt , University of Waterloo
Jingwei Wu , University of Waterloo
Ahmed E. Hassan , University of Waterloo
pp. 31
Defect Analysis and Testing

Dynamic Code Coverage Metrics: A Lognormal Perspective (Abstract)

Swapna S. Gokhale , University of Connecticut
Robert E. Mullen , Cisco Systems
pp. 33
Measurement Theory and Fundamental Issues

What Should You Optimize When Building an Estimation Model? (Abstract)

Chris Lokan , Australian Defence Force Academy
pp. 34

Using Grey Relational Analysis to Predict Software Effort with Small Data Sets (Abstract)

Martin Shepperd , Brunel University
Carolyn Mair , Brunel University
Qinbao Song , Xi?an Jiaotong University
pp. 35
Effort and Cost Estimation II

A Replicated Comparison of Cross-Company and Within-Company Effort Estimation Models Using the ISBSG Database (Abstract)

Chris Triggs , University of Auckland
Emilia Mendes , University of Auckland
Chris Lokan , Australian Defence Force Academy
Robert Harrison , University of Auckland
pp. 36

An Empirical Analysis of Software Productivity over Time (Abstract)

Rahul Premraj , Bournemouth University
Barbara Kitchenham , National ICT
Martin Shepperd , Brunel University
Pekka Forselius , STTF Oy
pp. 37
Function Points Adoption

Extending Function Point Analysis of Object-Oriented Requirements Specifications (Abstract)

Stefan Kramer , Technische Universität München
Hermann Kaindl , Vienna University of Technology
Vahan Harput , Siemens AG Österreich
pp. 39

Early & Quick Function Point: Sizing More with Less (Abstract)

Roberto Meli , Data Processing Organization
Massimiliano Conte , Data Processing Organization
Luca Santillo , Data Processing Organization
pp. 41
Doctoral Dissertation Forum

Software Measurement in Large (PDF)

G?bor Guta , University of Debrecen
pp. 44

An Outsourcing Model of Software Development (Abstract)

Rasvan Constantinescu , Helsinki University of Technology
pp. 47
Author Index

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 49
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