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2012 9th IEEE Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR) (2012)
Zurich Switzerland
June 2, 2012 to June 3, 2012
ISSN: 2160-1852
ISBN: 978-1-4673-1760-3
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Towards improving bug tracking systems with game mechanisms (PDF)

Rafael Lotufo , University of Waterloo
Leonardo Passos , University of Waterloo
Krzysztof Czarnecki , University of Waterloo
pp. 2-11

GHTorrent: Github's data from a firehose (PDF)

Georgios Gousios , Department of Management Science and Technology, Athens University of Economics and Business, Athens, Greece
Diomidis Spinellis , Department of Management Science and Technology, Athens University of Economics and Business, Athens, Greece
pp. 12-21

MIC check: A correlation tactic for ESE data (PDF)

Daryl Posnett , Department of Computer Science, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
Prem Devanbu , Department of Computer Science, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
Vladimir Filkov , Department of Computer Science, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
pp. 22-31

A Linked Data platform for mining software repositories (PDF)

Iman Keivanloo , Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Christopher Forbes , Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Aseel Hmood , Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Mostafa Erfani , Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Christopher Neal , Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
George Peristerakis , Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Juergen Rilling , Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
pp. 32-35

How Distributed Version Control Systems impact open source software projects (PDF)

Christian Rodriguez-Bustos , Dept. de Ing. de Sistemas e Industrial, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia
Jairo Aponte , Dept. de Ing. de Sistemas e Industrial, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia
pp. 36-39

An empirical study of supplementary bug fixes (PDF)

Jihun Park , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Miryung Kim , The University of Texas at Austin
Baishakhi Ray , The University of Texas at Austin
Doo-Hwan Bae , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
pp. 40-49

Incorporating version histories in Information Retrieval based bug localization (PDF)

Bunyamin Sisman , Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Avinash C. Kak , Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
pp. 50-59

Think locally, act globally: Improving defect and effort prediction models (PDF)

Nicolas Bettenburg , Software Analysis and Intelligence Lab (SAIL), Queen's University, School of Computing, Kingston, Ontario K1N 3L6 Canada
Meiyappan Nagappan , Software Analysis and Intelligence Lab (SAIL), Queen's University, School of Computing, Kingston, Ontario K1N 3L6 Canada
Ahmed E. Hassan , Software Analysis and Intelligence Lab (SAIL), Queen's University, School of Computing, Kingston, Ontario K1N 3L6 Canada
pp. 60-69

Characterizing verification of bug fixes in two open source IDEs (PDF)

Rodrigo Souza , Software Engineering Labs, Department of Computer Science - IM, Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA), Brazil
Christina Chavez , Software Engineering Labs, Department of Computer Science - IM, Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA), Brazil
pp. 70-73

Are faults localizable? (PDF)

Lucia , School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University
Ferdian Thung , School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University
David Lo , School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University
Lingxiao Jiang , School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University
pp. 74-77

Green mining: A methodology of relating software change to power consumption (PDF)

Abram Hindle , Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
pp. 78-87

Analysis of customer satisfaction survey data (PDF)

Pete Rotella , Cisco Systems, Inc. - 7200 Kit Creek Road, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA 27709
Sunita Chulani , Cisco Systems, Inc. - 821 Alder Drive, Milpitas, CA, USA 95035
pp. 88-97

Mining usage data and development artifacts (PDF)

Olga Baysal , Software Architecture Group (SWAG), David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo
Reid Holmes , Software Architecture Group (SWAG), David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo
Michael W. Godfrey , Software Architecture Group (SWAG), David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo
pp. 98-107

App store mining and analysis: MSR for app stores (PDF)

Mark Harman , University College London, Malet Place, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
Yue Jia , University College London, Malet Place, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
Yuanyuan Zhang , University College London, Malet Place, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
pp. 108-111

Mining challenge 2012: The Android platform (PDF)

Emad Shihab , Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada
Yasutaka Kamei , Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
Pamela Bhattacharya , University Of California, Riverside, CA, USA
pp. 112-115

Bug introducing changes: A case study with Android (PDF)

Muhammad Asaduzzaman , Department of Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Michael C. Bullock , 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. 116-119

Trendy bugs: Topic trends in the Android bug reports (PDF)

Lee Martie , Department of Informatics, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 USA
Vijay Krishna Palepu , Department of Informatics, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 USA
Hitesh Sajnani , Department of Informatics, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 USA
Cristina Lopes , Department of Informatics, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 USA
pp. 120-123

Do the stars align? Multidimensional analysis of Android's layered architecture (PDF)

Victor Guana , Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Fabio Rocha , 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. 124-127

The build dependency perspective of Android's concrete architecture (PDF)

Wei Hu , University of Alberta, Department of Computing Science, Edmonton, Canada
Dan Han , University of Alberta, Department of Computing Science, Edmonton, Canada
Abram Hindle , University of Alberta, Department of Computing Science, Edmonton, Canada
Kenny Wong , University of Alberta, Department of Computing Science, Edmonton, Canada
pp. 128-131

MINCE: Mining change history of Android project (PDF)

Vibha Singhal Sinha , IBM Research - New Delhi, India
Senthil Mani , IBM Research - New Delhi, India
Monika Gupta , IBM Research - New Delhi, India
pp. 132-135

Mining for localization in Android (PDF)

Laura Arjona Reina , Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
Gregorio Robles , Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
pp. 136-139

MSR 2012 keynote: The evolution of the social programmer (PDF)

Margaret-Anne Storey , Department of Computer Science, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
pp. 140

Why do software packages conflict? (PDF)

Cyrille Artho , Research Center for Information Security, AIST, Umezono 1-1-1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8568, Japan
Kuniyasu Suzaki , Research Center for Information Security, AIST, Umezono 1-1-1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8568, Japan
Roberto Di Cosmo , Univ Paris Diderot, Sorbonne Paris Cité, PPS, UMR 7126, CNRS, F-75205, Paris, France
Ralf Treinen , Univ Paris Diderot, Sorbonne Paris Cité, PPS, UMR 7126, CNRS, F-75205, Paris, France
Stefano Zacchiroli , Univ Paris Diderot, Sorbonne Paris Cité, PPS, UMR 7126, CNRS, F-75205, Paris, France
pp. 141-150

Discovering complete API rules with mutation testing (PDF)

Anh Cuong Nguyen , Department of Computer Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Siau-Cheng Khoo , Department of Computer Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
pp. 151-160

Inferring semantically related words from software context (PDF)

Jinqiu Yang , University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
Lin Tan , University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
pp. 161-170

The evolution of data races (PDF)

Caitlin Sadowski , University of California at Santa Cruz
Jaeheon Yi , University of California at Santa Cruz
Sunghun Kim , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
pp. 171-174

Error mining: Bug detection through comparison with large code databases (PDF)

Alexander Breckel , Institute of Software Engineering and Compiler Construction, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
pp. 175-178

Do faster releases improve software quality? An empirical case study of Mozilla Firefox (PDF)

Foutse Khomh , Dept. of Elec. and Comp. Engineering, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Tejinder Dhaliwal , Dept. of Elec. and Comp. Engineering, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Ying Zou , Dept. of Elec. and Comp. Engineering, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Bram Adams , GIGL, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Québec, Canada
pp. 179-188

Explaining software defects using topic models (PDF)

Tse-Hsun Chen , Software Analysis and Intelligence Lab (SAIL), School of Computing, Queen's University, Canada
Stephen W. Thomas , Software Analysis and Intelligence Lab (SAIL), School of Computing, Queen's University, Canada
Meiyappan Nagappan , Software Analysis and Intelligence Lab (SAIL), School of Computing, Queen's University, Canada
Ahmed E. Hassan , Software Analysis and Intelligence Lab (SAIL), School of Computing, Queen's University, Canada
pp. 189-198

A qualitative study on performance bugs (PDF)

Shahed Zaman , SAIL, Queen's University, Canada
Bram Adams , MCTS, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
Ahmed E. Hassan , SAIL, Queen's University, Canada
pp. 199-208

Issue handling performance in proprietary software projects (PDF)

Aigerim Issabayeva , Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Ariadi Nugroho , Software Improvement Group, The Netherlands
Joost Visser , Software Improvement Group, The Netherlands
pp. 209-212

Co-evolution of logical couplings and commits for defect estimation (PDF)

Maximilian Steff , Faculty of Computer Science, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Bozen, Italy
Barbara Russo , Faculty of Computer Science, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Bozen, Italy
pp. 213-216

Can we predict types of code changes? An empirical analysis (PDF)

Emanuel Giger , University of Zurich
Martin Pinzger , Delft University of Technology
Harald C. Gall , University of Zurich
pp. 217-226

An empirical investigation of changes in some software properties over time (PDF)

Joseph Gil , The Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Maayan Goldstein , IBM Research - Haifa
Dany Moshkovich , IBM Research - Haifa
pp. 227-236

Who? Where? What? Examining distributed development in two large open source projects (PDF)

Christian Bird , Microsoft Research, Redmond, Washington
Nachiappan Nagappan , Microsoft Research, Redmond, Washington
pp. 237-246

What does software engineering community microblog about? (PDF)

Yuan Tian , Singapore Management University, Singapore
Palakorn Achananuparp , Singapore Management University, Singapore
Ibrahim Nelman Lubis , Singapore Management University, Singapore
David Lo , Singapore Management University, Singapore
Ee-Peng Lim , Singapore Management University, Singapore
pp. 247-250

Developing an h-index for OSS developers (PDF)

Andrea Capiluppi , Brunel University, London, United Kingdom
Alexander Serebrenik , MDSE, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Ahmmad Youssef , ACE, University of East London, London, United Kingdom
pp. 251-254
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