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How Effectively does Metamorphic Testing Alleviate the Oracle Problem? (Abstract)

Huai Liu , RMIT University, Melbourne
Fei-Ching Kuo , Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne
Dave Towey , The University of Nottingham Ningbo China, Ningbo
Tsong Yueh Chen , Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne

Overcoming the Equivalent Mutant Problem: A Systematic Literature Review and a Comparative Experiment of Second Order Mutation (PDF)

Lech Madeyski , Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw
Wojciech Orzeszyna , Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw and Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karlskrona
Richard Torkar , Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karlskrona and Chalmers University of Technology | University of Gothenburg, Göteborg
Mariusz Józala , Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw

Variability Mining: Consistent Semiautomatic Detection of Product-Line Features (Abstract)

Christian Kästner , Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
Alexander Dreiling , University of Magdeburg and Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt
Klaus Ostermann , Philipps University Marburg, Marburg

Formulating Cost-Effective Monitoring Strategies for Service-based Systems (Abstract)

Qiang He , Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne
Jun Han , Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne
Yun Yang , Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne
Hai Jin , Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan
Jean-Guy Schneider , Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne
Steve Versteeg , CA Labs, Melbourne

Modular Software Model Checking for Distributed Systems (Abstract)

Watcharin Leungwattanakit , Chiba University, Chiba
Cyrille Artho , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba
Masami Hagiya , University of Tokyo, Tokyo
Yoshinori Tanabe , National Institute of Informatics (NII), Tokyo
Mitsuharu Yamamoto , Chiba University, Chiba
Koichi Takahashi , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba

GossipKit: A Unified Component Framework for Gossip (Abstract)

François Taďani , University of Rennes 1 / IRISA, Rennes
Shen Lin , SAP Labs, Shanghai
Gordon S. Blair , University of Lancaster, Lancaster

Improved Evolutionary Algorithm Design for the Project Scheduling Problem Based on Runtime Analysis (PDF)

Leandro L. Minku , The University of Birmingham, Birmingham
Dirk Sudholt , The University of Sheffield, Sheffield
Xin Yao , The University of Birmingham, Birmingham

Reducing Masking Effects in Combinatorial Interaction Testing: A Feedback Driven Adaptive Approach (Abstract)

Cemal Yilmaz , Sabanci University, Istanbul
Emine Dumlu , Sabanci University, Istanbul
Myra B. Cohen , University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln
Adam A. Porter , University of Maryland, College Park

Specification and Verification of Normative Texts using C-O Diagrams (Abstract)

Gregorio Diaz , University of Castilla-La Mancha, Albacete
María Emilia Cambronero , University of Castilla-La Mancha, Albacete
Enrique Martínez , University of Castilla-La Mancha, Albacete
Gerardo Schneider , Chalmers | University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg

iTree: Efficiently Discovering High-Coverage Configurations Using Interaction Trees (Abstract)

Charles Song , Fraunhofer USA Center for Experimental Software Engineering, College Park,
Adam A. Porter , University of Maryland, College Park
Jeffrey S. Foster , University of Maryland, College Park

You Are the Only Possible Oracle: Effective Test Selection for End Users of Interactive Machine Learning Systems (Abstract)

Alex Groce , Oregon State University, Corvallis
Todd Kulesza , Oregon State University, Corvallis
Chaoqiang Zhang , Oregon State University, Corvallis
Shalini Shamasunder , Oregon State University, Corvallis
Margaret Burnett , Oregon State University, Corvallis
Weng-Keen Wong , Oregon State University, Corvallis
Simone Stumpf , City University London, London
Shubhomoy Das , Oregon State University, Corvallis
Amber Shinsel , Oregon State University, Corvallis
Forrest Bice , Oregon State University, Corvallis
Kevin McIntosh , Oregon State University, Corvallis

Variability in Software Systems - A Systematic Literature Review (Abstract)

Matthias Galster , University of Canterbury, Christchurch
Danny Weyns , Linnaeus University, Växjö
Dan Tofan , University of Groningen, Groningen
Bartosz Michalik , Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven
Paris Avgeriou , University of Groningen, Groningen

Learning Assumptions for Compositional Verification of Timed Systems (Abstract)

Shang-Wei Lin , National University of Singapore, Singapore
Étienne André , Université Paris, LIPN, CNRS, Paris
Yang Liu , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Jun Sun , Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore
Jin Song Dong , National University of Singapore, Singapore

Methodbook: Recommending Move Method Refactorings via Relational Topic Models (Abstract)

Gabriele Bavota , University of Sannio, Benevento
Rocco Oliveto , University of Molise, Pesche
Malcom Gethers , University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore
Denys Poshyvanyk , The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg
Andrea De Lucia , University of Salerno, Fisciano

Multi-Objective Quality-Driven Service Selection--A Fully Polynomial Time Approximation Scheme (Abstract)

Immanuel Trummer , École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne
Boi Faltings , École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Lausanne
Walter Binder , University of Lugano, Lugano

Magiclock: Scalable Detection of Potential Deadlocks in Large-Scale Multithreaded Programs (Abstract)

Yan Cai , Y. Cai is with the Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (e-mail: yancai2-c@my.cityu.edu.hk).

Semantic Slicing of Software Version Histories (Abstract)

Yi Li , Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5S3G4.(email:liyi@cs.toronto.edu)

Formulating Criticality-Based Cost-Effective Fault Tolerance Strategies for Multi-Tenant Service-Based Systems (Abstract)

Yun Yang , School of Software and Electrical Engineering, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia (e-mail: yyang@swin.edu.au)

Detecting Trivial Mutant Equivalences via Compiler Optimisations (PDF)

Marinos Kintis , Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg. (e-mail: marinos.kintis@uni.lu)

Understanding Diverse Usage Patterns from Large-Scale Appstore-Service Profiles (PDF)

Xuanzhe Liu , Key Laboratory of High Confidence Software Technologies (Peking University), Ministry of Education, Beijing, China, 100871 (e-mail: liuxuanzhe@pku.edu.cn).

Reviving Sequential Program Birthmarking for Multithreaded Software Plagiarism Detection (Abstract)

Zhenzhou Tian , Z. Tian is with the Ministry of Education Key Lab For Intelligent Networks and Network Security (MOEKLINNS), Department of Computer Science and Technology, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an 710049, China, and with the School of Computer Science and Technology, Xi’an University of Posts and Telecommunications, Xi’an 710121, China.(email:tianzhenzhou@xupt.edu.cn)

EnergyPatch: Repairing Resource Leaks to Improve Energy-efficiency of Android Apps (Abstract)

Abhijeet Banerjee , School of Computing, National University of Singapore, Singapore (e-mail: abhijeet@comp.nus.edu.sg)

Hybrid Program Dependence Approximation for Effective Dynamic Impact Prediction (Abstract)

Haipeng Cai , School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 99163, USA.(email:hcai@eecs.wsu.edu)

Detecting overly strong preconditions in refactoring engines (Abstract)

Melina Mongiovi , Department of Computing and Systems, Federal University of Campina Grande, Campina Grande, PB, 58429-900 Brazil.(email:melina@computacao.ufcg.edu.br)

Are Fix-Inducing Changes a Moving Target? A Longitudinal Case Study of Just-In-Time Defect Prediction (Abstract)

Shane McIntosh , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineer- ing, McGill University, Canada. (e-mail: shane.mcintosh@mcgill.ca).

Predicting Delivery Capability in Iterative Software Development (Abstract)

Morakot Choetkiertikul , School of Computing and Information Technology, Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia, 2522.(email:mc650@uow.edu.au)

A PVS-Simulink Integrated Environment for Model-Based Analysis of Cyber-Physical Systems (Abstract)

Andrea Domenici , Department of Information Engineering, University of Pisa, Italy. (E-mail: Andrea.Domenici@iet.unipi.it).

A Templating System to Generate Provenance (PDF)

Luc Moreau , Department of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, SO17 1BJ, Southampton, UK. (e-mail: l.moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk).

Towards Model Checking Android Applications (Abstract)

Guangdong Bai , Singapore Institute of Technology, Singapore (e-mail: baiguangdong@gmail.com)

Control-Theoretical Software Adaptation: A Systematic Literature Review (Abstract)

Stepan Shevtsov , Linnaeus University Sweden, Växjö, Sweden (e-mail: stepan.shevtsov@lnu.se)

A Survey of Recent Trends in Testing Concurrent Software Systems (Abstract)

Alessandro Margara , Faculty of Informatics, Univerista della Svizzera italiana, USI Lugano.
Mauro Pezze , Faculty of Informatics, Univerista della Svizzera italiana, USI Lugano.

A Formal Specification and Verification Framework for Timed Security Protocols (Abstract)

Li Li , ISTD, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore.(email:li lig@sutd.edu.sg)

Implementing and Evaluating Candidate-Based Invariant Generation (Abstract)

Adam Betts , Department of Computing, Imperial College London, London, London United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (e-mail: a.betts@imperial.ac.uk)
Nathan Chong , Department of Computing, Imperial College London, London, London United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (e-mail: nyc03@imperial.ac.uk)
Alastair Donaldson , Department of Computing, Imperial College London, London, London United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland SW7 2AZ (e-mail: alastair.donaldson@imperial.ac.uk)
Pantazis Deligiannis , Department of Computing, Imperial College London, London, London United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (e-mail: pdegliannis13@imperial.ac.uk)
Jeroen Ketema , Department of Computing, Imperial College London, London, London United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (e-mail: j.ketema@imperial.ac.uk)

Heterogeneous Defect Prediction (Abstract)

Jaechang Nam , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, 8430 Waterloo, Ontario Canada (e-mail: jc.nam@uwaterloo.ca)
Wei Fu , Department of Computer Science, North Carolina State University, 6798 Raleigh, North Carolina United States (e-mail: wfu@ncsu.edu)
Sunghun Kim , Department of Computer Science, Hong Kong University of Science and, Hong Kong, n/a Hong Kong N/A (e-mail: hunkim@cse.ust.hk)
Tim Menzies , Department of Computer Science, North Carolina State University, 6798 Raleigh, North Carolina United States (e-mail: tim@menzies.us)
Lin Tan , Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario Canada N2L 3G1 (e-mail: lintan@uwaterloo.ca)

Specialising Software for Different Downstream Applications Using Genetic Improvement and Code Transplantation (PDF)

Justyna Petke , Computer Science, University College London, London, London United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland WC1E 6BT (e-mail: j.petke@ucl.ac.uk)
Mark Harman , CS, UCL, London, London United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (e-mail: mark.harman@ucl.ac.uk)
William B. Langdon , Computer Science, University College London, London, London United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (e-mail: W.Langdon@cs.ucl.ac.uk)
Westley Weimer , Computer Science, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia United States 22903 (e-mail: weimer@cs.virginia.edu)

A Comparative Study to Benchmark Cross-project Defect Prediction Approaches (Abstract)

Steffen Herbold , Institute for Computer Science, Georg-August-Universitat Gottingen, Gottingen, Lower Saxony Germany 37077 (e-mail: herbold@cs.uni-goettingen.de)
Alexander Trautsch , Institute for Computer Science, Georg-August-Universitat Gottingen, Gottingen, Lower Saxony Germany (e-mail: alexander.trautsch@stud.uni-goettingen.de)
Jens Grabowski , Institute for Computer Science, Georg-August-Universitat Gottingen, Gottingen, Lower Saxony Germany (e-mail: grabowski@cs.uni-goettingen.de)

Blindness and Program Comprehension (Abstract)

Ameer Armaly , Computer Science and Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana United States 46656 (e-mail: aarmaly@nd.edu)
Paige Rodeghero , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana United States 46628 (e-mail: prodeghe@nd.edu)
Collin McMillan , Computer Science, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Virginia United States 46545 (e-mail: cmc@nd.edu)

Enhancing the Description-to-Behavior Fidelity in Android Apps with Privacy Policy (Abstract)

Le Yu , Department of Computing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Hong Kong (e-mail: yulele08@gmail.com)
Xiapu Luo , Department of Computing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Hong Kong (e-mail: csxluo@comp.polyu.edu.hk)
Chenxiong Qian , Department of Computing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Hong Kong (e-mail: chenxiongqian@gmail.com)
Shuai Wang , Department of Computing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 26680 Kowloon, Hong Kong Hong Kong (e-mail: waishuai@hotmail.com)
Hareton K.N. Leung , Department of Computing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Hong Kong (e-mail: hareton.leung@polyu.edu.hk)

Coordination Challenges in Large-Scale Software Development: A Case Study of Planning Misalignment in Hybrid Settings (Abstract)

Saskia Bick , Cloud Platform Services, SAP SE, Walldorf 69190, Germany (e-mail: saskia.bick@sap.com)
Kai Spohrer , Department of General Management and Information Systems, University of Mannheim, Mannheim 68161, Germany (e-mail: spohrer@uni-mannheim.de)
Rashina Hoda , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand (e-mail: r.hoda@auckland.ac.nz)
Alexander Scheerer , Globalization Services, SAP SE, Walldorf 69190, Germany (e-mail: alexander.scheerer@sap.com)
Armin Heinzl , Department of General Management and Information Systems, University of Mannheim, Mannheim 68161, Germany (e-mail: heinzl@uni-mannheim.de)

Authors' Reply to “Comments on 'Researcher Bias: The Use of Machine Learning in Software Defect Prediction' ” (Abstract)

Martin Shepperd , IS & Computing, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middx United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland UB8 3PH (e-mail: martin.shepperd@brunel.ac.uk)
Tracy Hall , Information systems and computing, Brunel University, Middlesex, Middlesex United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland AL10 9AB (e-mail: tracy.hall@brunel.ac.uk)
David Bowes , Computer Science, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland AL10 9AB (e-mail: d.h.bowes@herts.ac.uk)

Two-phase Assessment Approach to Improve the Efficiency of Refactoring Identification (Abstract)

Ah-Rim Han , Computer Science and Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, Seongbuk Korea (the Republic of) (e-mail: arhan@se.kaist.ac.kr)
Sungdeok Cha , Computer Science and Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, Seongbuk Korea (the Republic of) (e-mail: scha@korea.ac.kr)

MAHAKIL:Diversity based Oversampling Approach to Alleviate the Class Imbalance Issue in Software Defect Prediction (Abstract)

Kwabena Ebo Bennin , Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong, 53025 Kowloon Tong, Kowloon Hong Kong (e-mail: ebotuk38@gmail.com)
Jacky Keung , Department of Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Kowloon Tong Hong Kong KLN (e-mail: Jacky.Keung@cityu.edu.hk)
Passakorn Phannachitta , College of Arts, Media and Technology, Chiang Mai University, 26682 Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai University Thailand (e-mail: passakorn.p@cmu.ac.th)
Akito Monden , Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Okayama University, Okayama, Okayama Japan (e-mail: monden@okayama-u.ac.jp)
Solomon Mensah , Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon Hong Kong (e-mail: smensah2-c@my.cityu.edu.hk)

A Theoretical and Empirical Study of Diversity-aware Mutation Adequacy Criterion (Abstract)

Donghwan Shin , School of Computing, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 34968 Daejeon, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of) (e-mail: donghwan@se.kaist.ac.kr)
Shin Yoo , School of Computing, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 34968 Daejeon, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of) (e-mail: shin.yoo@kaist.ac.kr)
Doo-Hwan Bae , School of Computing, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 34968 Daejeon, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of) (e-mail: bae@se.kaist.ac.kr)

Measuring Program Comprehension: A Large-Scale Field Study with Professionals (Abstract)

Xin Xia , College of Computer Science and Technology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang China 310000 (e-mail: xxkidd@zju.edu.cn)
Lingfeng Bao , College of Computer Science and Technology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang China (e-mail: lingfengbao@zju.edu.cn)
David Lo , School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University, Singapore, Singapore Singapore 17890 (e-mail: davidlo@smu.edu.sg)
Zhenchang Xing , Research School of Computer Science, Australian National University, Canberra, Victoria Australia (e-mail: zhenchang.xing@anu.edu.au)
Ahmed E. Hassan , School of Computing, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario Canada K7L 3N6 (e-mail: ahmed@cs.queensu.ca)
Shanping Li , College of Computer Science and Technology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang China (e-mail: shan@zju.edu.cn)

Engineering Trustworthy Self-Adaptive Software with Dynamic Assurance Cases (Abstract)

Radu Calinescu , Computer Science, University of York, York, North Yorkshire United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (e-mail: radu.calinescu@york.ac.uk)
Danny Weyns , Computer Science, Linnaeus University, Vaxjo, Smaland Sweden SE-35195 (e-mail: Danny.Weyns@gmail.com)
Simos Gerasimou , Computer Science, University of York, 8748 York, North Yorkshire United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland YO10 5DD (e-mail: simos.gerasimou@york.ac.uk)
Muhammad Usman Iftikhar , Department of Computer Science, Linneuniversitet - Vaxjo, 8180 Vaxjo, Kronoberg Sweden 351 95 (e-mail: usman.iftikhar@lnu.se)
Ibrahim Habli , Computer Science, University of York, York, Yorkshire United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland YO10 5GH (e-mail: Ibrahim.Habli@york.ac.uk)
Tim Kelly , Computer Science, University of York, York, North Yorkshire United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (e-mail: tim.kelly@york.ac.uk)

Predicting Future Developer Behavior in the IDE Using Topic Models (Abstract)

Kostadin Damevski , Department of Computer Science, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia United States 23284 (e-mail: damevski@acm.org)
Hui Chen , Dept. of Math and CS, Virginia State University, Petersburg, Virginia United States (e-mail: huichen@ieee.org)
David Shepherd , ISS SWE, ABB, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina United States 27606 (e-mail: david.shepherd@us.abb.com)
Nicholas A. Kraft , Principle Scientist, ABB Corporate Research, Raleigh, North Carolina United States (e-mail: nicholas.a.kraft@us.abb.com)
Lori Pollock , Computer and Information Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware United States 19716-2586 (e-mail: pollock@cis.udel.edu)

Expanding Queries for Code Search Using Semantically Related API Class-names (Abstract)

Feng Zhang , School of Computing, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario Canada (e-mail: feng@cs.queensu.ca)
Haoran Niu , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Queen's University, kingston, Ontario Canada K7L 3N6 (e-mail: hit.haoran@gmail.com)
Iman Keivanloo , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario Canada (e-mail: keivanloo@gmail.com)
Ying Zou , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario Canada (e-mail: ying.zou@queensu.ca)

Using Local Clocks to Reproduce Concurrency Bugs (Abstract)

Zhe Wang , State Key Laboratory of Computer Architecture, Institute of Computing Technology Chinese Academy of Sciences, 53035 Beijing, Beijing China 100190 (e-mail: wangzhe12@ict.ac.cn)
Chenggang Wu , Institute of Computing Technology, Key Laboratory of Computer System and Architecture, Beijing, Beijing China 100190 (e-mail: wucg@ict.ac.cn)
Xiang Yuan , SKL of Computer Architecture, Institute of Computing Technology, Beijing, Beijing China 100190 (e-mail: yuanxiang@ict.ac.cn)
Zhenjiang Wang , Institute of Computing Technology, Key Laboratory of Computer System and Architecture, Beijing, Beijing China 100190 (e-mail: wangzhenjiang@ict.ac.cn)
Jianjun Li , Institute of Computing Technology, Key Laboratory of Computer System and Architecture, bj, Beijing China 100190 (e-mail: lijianjun@ict.ac.cn)
Pen-Chung Yew , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota United States (e-mail: yew@cs.umn.edu)
Jeff Huang , Texas A&M University, The Department of Computer Science & Engineering, College Station, Texas United States 77843 (e-mail: jeff@cse.tamu.edu)
Xiaobing Feng , Key Lab. of Computer System and Architecture, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, Beijing China (e-mail: fxb@ict.ac.cn)
Yanyan Lan , Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, Beijing China (e-mail: lanyanyan@ict.ac.cn)
Yunji Chen , State Key Laboratory of Computer Architecture, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, Beijing China 100190 (e-mail: cyj@ict.ac.cn)
Yuanming Lai , State Key Laboratory of Computer Architecture, Institute of Computing Technology of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, Beijing China (e-mail: laiyuanming@ict.ac.cn)
Yong Guan , College of Computer and Information Management, Capital Normal University, Beijing, Beijing China (e-mail: guanyong@mail.cnu.edu.cn)

The Scent of a Smell: An Extensive Comparison between Textual and Structural Smells (Abstract)

Fabio Palomba , Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, and Computed Science, Technische Universiteit Delft Faculteit Technische Natuurwetenschappen, 145265 Delft, Zuid-Holland Netherlands (e-mail: fpalomba@unisa.it)
Annibale Panichella , Centre Interdisciplinary for Security, Reliability and Trust, Universite du Luxembourg, 81872 Luxembourg, Luxembourg Luxembourg L-2721 (e-mail: annibale.panichella@uni.lu)
Andy Zaidman , Software Engineering Research Group, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Zuid Holland Netherlands 2628 CD (e-mail: a.e.zaidman@tudelft.nl)
Rocco Oliveto , Department of Bioscience and Territory, University of Molise, Pesche, Isernia Italy 86090 (e-mail: rocco.oliveto@unimol.it)
Andrea De Lucia , Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica, Universit di Salerno, Fisciano, Salerno Italy 84084 (e-mail: adelucia@unisa.it)

Data Scientists in Software Teams: State of the Art and Challenges (Abstract)

Miryung Kim , Computer Science, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California United States 90095 (e-mail: miryung@cs.ucla.edu)
Thomas Zimmermann , Research, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, Washington United States (e-mail: tzimmer@microsoft.com)
Robert DeLine , Research, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, Washington United States 98052 (e-mail: rdeline@microsoft.com)
Andrew Begel , Research, Microsoft, Redmond, Washington United States 98052 (e-mail: Andrew.Begel@microsoft.com)

Collaborative Model-Driven Software Engineering: a Classification Framework and a Research Map (Abstract)

Mirco Franzago , Department of Information Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics (DISIM), University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila, AQ Italy 67100 (e-mail: mircofranzago@gmail.com)
Davide Di Ruscio , Department of Information Engineering Computer Science and Mathematics (DISIM), University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila, AQ Italy (e-mail: davide.diruscio@univaq.it)
Ivano Malavolta , Computer Science, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 1190 Amsterdam, Amsterdam Netherlands (e-mail: ivanomalavolta@gmail.com)
Henry Muccini , Department of Information Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics (DISIM), University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila, AQ Italy (e-mail: henry.muccini@univaq.it)

Revisiting the Performance Evaluation of Automated Approaches for the Retrieval of Duplicate Issue Reports (Abstract)

Mohamed Sami Rakha , School of Computing, Queen\'s University, Kingston, Ontario Canada (e-mail: m.rakha@queensu.ca)
Cor-Paul Bezemer , School of Computing, Queen\'s University, Kingston, Ontario Canada (e-mail: bezemer@cs.queensu.ca)
Ahmed E. Hassan , School of Computing, Queen\'s University, Kingston, Ontario Canada (e-mail: ahmed@cs.queensu.ca)

Tracking Load-time Configuration Options (Abstract)

Max Lillack , Institut for Wirtschaftsinformatik, Universitat Leipzig, 9180 Leipzig, Sachsen Germany 04109 (e-mail: lillack@wifa.uni-leipzig.de)
Christian Kastner , Institute for Software Reserach, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania United States 15213-3890 (e-mail: kaestner@cs.cmu.edu)
Eric Bodden , Software Engineering, Universitat Paderborn Fakultat fur Elektrotechnik Informatik und Mathematik, 232601 Paderborn, NRW Germany 33102 (e-mail: eric.bodden@uni-paderborn.de)

A Study of Social Interactions in Open Source Component Use (Abstract)

Marc Palyart , Computer Science, University of British Columbia, 8166 Vancouver, British Columbia Canada V6T 1Z4 (e-mail: mpalyart@gmail.com)
Gail C. Murphy , Computer Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia Canada V6T 1Z4 (e-mail: murphy@cs.ubc.ca)
Vaden Masrani , Computer Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia Canada (e-mail: vadmas@cs.ubc.ca)

EARMO: An Energy-Aware Refactoring Approach for Mobile Apps (Abstract)

Rodrigo Morales , Genie logiciel genie informatique, Ecole Polytechnique Montreal, Montreal, Quebec Canada H3C 3A7 (e-mail: moar820326@gmail.com)
Ruben Saborido , Genie logiciel genie informatique, Ecole Polytechnique Montreal, Montreal, Quebec Canada (e-mail: ruben.saborido-infantes@polymtl.ca)
Foutse Khomh , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario Canada K7L3N6 (e-mail: foutse.khomh@polymtl.ca)
Francisco Chicano , Departamento de Lenguajes y Ciencias de la Computacion, Universidad de Malaga, 16752 Malaga, Andaluca Spain (e-mail: chicano@uma.es)
Giuliano Antoniol , Genie Informatique, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec Canada 2500, chemin de (e-mail: antoniol@ieee.org)

On the Use of Hidden Markov Model to Predict the Time to Fix Bugs (Abstract)

Mayy Habayeb , Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario Canada M5B 2K3 (e-mail: mayy.habayeb@gmail.com)
Syed Shariyar Murtaza , Computer science, the university of western ontario, London, Ontario Canada N6A5B7 (e-mail: syed.shariyar@gmail.com)
Andriy Miranskyy , Department of Computer Science, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario Canada (e-mail: avm@ryerson.ca)
Ayse Basar Bener , TRSITM, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario Canada M5B2K3 (e-mail: ayse.bener@ryerson.ca)

Listening to the Crowd for the Release Planning of Mobile Apps (Abstract)

Simone Scalabrino , Biosciences and Territory, Universita degli Studi del Molise, 18960 Pesche, Molise Italy 86090 (e-mail: simone.scalabrino@unimol.it)
Gabriele Bavota , Faculty of Informatics, Universita della Svizzera Italiana, 27216 Lugano, Lugano Switzerland 6904 (e-mail: gabriele.bavota@usi.ch)
Barbara Russo , Faculty of Computer Science, University of Bolzano-Bozen, Bolzano-Bozen, Bolzano Italy 39100 (e-mail: barbara.russo@unibz.it)
Rocco Oliveto , Dept. of Engineering, University of Sannio, Benevento, _ Italy 82100 (e-mail: dipenta@unisannio.it)
Massimiliano Di Penta , Department of Bioscience and Territory, University of Molise, Pesche, Isernia Italy 86090 (e-mail: rocco.oliveto@unimol.it)

Metamorphic Testing of RESTful Web APIs (Abstract)

Sergio Segura , Computer and Languages Systems, University of Seville, Sevilla, Sevilla Spain 41012 (e-mail: sergiosegura@us.es)
Jose A. Parejo , CS Languages and Systems, University of Seville, Sevilla, Sevilla Spain 41012 (e-mail: japarejo@us.es)
Javier Troya , Computer Languages and Systems, Universidad de Sevilla, 16778 Sevilla, Andalucia Spain (e-mail: jtroya@us.es)
Antonio Ruiz-Cortes , Computer and Languages Systems, University of Seville, Sevilla, Sevilla Spain 41012 (e-mail: aruiz@us.es)

A Rigorous Framework for Specification, Analysis and Enforcement of Access Control Policies (Abstract)

Andrea Margheri , Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, 7423 Southampton, Hampshire United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland SO17 1BJ (e-mail: a.margheri@soton.ac.uk)
Massimiliano Masi , DC Tower, Tiani Spirit GmBh, Wien, Wien Austria (e-mail: massimiliano.masi@tiani-spirit.com)
Rosario Pugliese , Statistica, Informatica, Applicazioni, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, 9300 Firenze, Toscana Italy (e-mail: rosario.pugliese@unifi.it)
Francesco Tiezzi , School of Science and Technology, Computer Science Division, Universita degli Studi di Camerino Scuola di Scienze e Tecnologie, 201848 Camerino, Marche Italy (e-mail: francesco.tiezzi@unicam.it)

Entropy Based Software Reliability Analysis of Multi-Version Open Source Software (Abstract)

V B SINGH , Computer Science, Delhi College of Arts & Commerce, University of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi India 110075 (e-mail: singh_vb@rediffmail.com)
Meera Sharma , Swami Shraddhanand College, University of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi India (e-mail: meerakaushik@gmail.com)
Hoang Pham , ISE, Rutgers, Piscataway, New Jersey United States 08854 (e-mail: hoang84pham@gmail.com)

Automatic Software Repair: A Survey (PDF)

Luca Gazzola , Department of Informatics, Systems and Communication (DISCo), University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Milano Italy (e-mail: gazzola@disco.unimib.it)
Daniela Micucci , Department of Informatics, Systems and Communication (DISCo), University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Milano Italy (e-mail: micucci@disco.unimib.it)
Leonardo Mariani , Department of Informatics, Systems and Communication (DISCo), University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Milano Italy 20126 (e-mail: mariani@disco.unimib.it)

What Makes a Great Manager of Software Engineers? (Abstract)

Eirini Kalliamvakou , Computer Science, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia Canada V8W 2Y2 (e-mail: ikaliam@uvic.ca)
Christian Bird , Microsoft Research, Microsoft Corportation, Redmond, Washington United States 98052 (e-mail: cbird@microsoft.com)
Thomas Zimmermann , Microsoft Research, Microsoft Corportation, Redmond, Washington United States 98052 (e-mail: tzimmer@microsoft.com)
Andrew Begel , Research, Microsoft, Redmond, Washington United States 98052 (e-mail: Andrew.Begel@microsoft.com)
Robert DeLine , Research, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, Washington United States 98052 (e-mail: rdeline@microsoft.com)
Daniel M. German , CS, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia Canada V8S3P6 (e-mail: dmg@uvic.ca)

Toward a Smell-aware Bug Prediction Model (Abstract)

Fabio Palomba , Computer Science, Technische Universiteit Delft, 2860 Delft, Zuid-Holland Netherlands (e-mail: fpalomba@unisa.it)
Marco Zanoni , Department of Informatics, Systems and Communication, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Milan Italy 20126 (e-mail: marco.zanoni@disco.unimib.it)
Francesca Arcelli Fontana , DISCo, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Milano Italy 20126 (e-mail: arcelli@disco.unimib.it)
Andrea De Lucia , Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica, Universit di Salerno, Fisciano, Salerno Italy 84084 (e-mail: adelucia@unisa.it)
Rocco Oliveto , Department of Bioscience and Territory, University of Molise, Pesche, Isernia Italy 86090 (e-mail: rocco.oliveto@unimol.it)

A Systematic Literature Review and Meta-Analysis on Cross Project Defect Prediction (Abstract)

Seyedrebvar Hosseini , Department of Information Processing Science, Oulun Yliopisto, 6370 Oulu, Pohjois-Pohjanmaa Finland (e-mail: rebvar@oulu.fi)
Burak Turhan , Department of Computer Science, Brunel University Department of Computer Science, 387820 Uxbridge, Middlesex United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (e-mail: Burak.Turhan@brunel.ac.uk)
Dimuthu Gunarathna , quality assurance, Vaimo Finland (Oy), Oulu, pohjois-pohjanmaa Finland (e-mail: dimuthu.gunarathna@vaimo.com)

Gray Computing: A Framework for Computing with Background JavaScript Tasks (Abstract)

Yao Pan , Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee United States (e-mail: yao.pan@vanderbilt.edu)
Jules White , Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee United States (e-mail: jules.white@vanderbilt.edu)
Yu Sun , Department of Computer Science, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Pomona, California United States (e-mail: yusun@cpp.edu)
Jeff Gray , Department of Computer Science, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama United States (e-mail: gray@cs.ua.edu)

Integrating Technical Debt Management and Software Quality Management Processes: A Normative Framework and Field Tests (Abstract)

Narayan Ramasubbu , Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania United States 15260 (e-mail: narayanr@pitt.edu)
C. F. Kemerer , KGSB, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania United States 15260 (e-mail: ckemerer@katz.pitt.edu)

Automated Refactoring of OCL Constraints with Search (PDF)

Lu Hong , Software Engineering, Simula Research Laboratory AS, 394155 Lysaker, Lysaker Norway (e-mail: honglu@simula.no)
Shuai Wang , Software Engineering, Simula Research Laboratory, Lysaker, Lysaker Norway (e-mail: shuai@simula.no)
Tao Yue , Informatics, Universitetet i Oslo, 6305 Oslo, Oslo Norway (e-mail: tao@simula.no)
shaukat Ali , Software Engineering, Simula Research Laboratory AS, 394155 Lysaker, Lysaker Norway (e-mail: shaukat@simula.no)
J. F. Nygard , Registration Informatics Department, Kreftregisteret, 11315 Oslo, Oslo Norway (e-mail: Jan.Nygard@kreftregisteret.no)

Developer Testing in The IDE: Patterns, Beliefs, And Behavior (Abstract)

Moritz Beller , Software Technology, Delft University of Technology, Delft, SH Netherlands (e-mail: m.m.beller@tudelft.nl)
Gousios Georgios , Faculty Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, TU Delft, Delft, ZH Netherlands (e-mail: g.gousios@tudelft.nl)
Annibale Panichella , Centre Interdisciplinary for Security, Reliability and Trust, Universite du Luxembourg, 81872 Luxembourg, Luxembourg Luxembourg L-2721 (e-mail: annibale.panichella@uni.lu)
Sebastian Proksch , Computer Science, TU Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Hessen Germany 64289 (e-mail: research@mail.proks.ch)
Sven Amann , Computer Science, Technische Universitat Darmstadt, 26536 Darmstadt, Deutschland Germany 64289 (e-mail: amann@st.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de)
Andy Zaidman , Software Engineering Research Group, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Zuid Holland Netherlands 2628 CD (e-mail: a.e.zaidman@tudelft.nl)

Automatically Exploring Tradeoffs Between Software Output Fidelity and Energy Costs (Abstract)

Jonathan Dorn , Computer Science, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia United States 22093 (e-mail: dornja@gmail.com)
Jeremy Lacomis , Computer Science, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia United States (e-mail: lacomis@virginia.edu)
Westley Weimer , Computer Science, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia United States 22903 (e-mail: weimer@cs.virginia.edu)
Stephanie Forrest , Computer Science, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico United States (e-mail: forrest@cs.unm.edu)

MSeer-An Advanced Technique for Locating Multiple Bugs in Parallel (Abstract)

Ruizhi Gao , Computer Science, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas United States 75080 (e-mail: gxr116020@utdallas.edu)
W. Eric Wong , Computer Science, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas United States 75083 (e-mail: ewong@utdallas.edu)

Competition-Based Crowdsourcing Software Development: A Multi-Method Study from a Customer Perspective (PDF)

Klaas-Jan Stol , Lero, University of Limerick, Limerick, Limerick Ireland (e-mail: kjstol@gmail.com)
Bora Caglayan , Innovation Exchange, IBM Ireland Limited, 42426 Dublin, Dublin Ireland (e-mail: bora.caglayan@ibm.com)
Brian Fitzgerald , Lero - the Irish Software Research centre, University of Limerick, Limerick, Limerick Ireland (e-mail: bf@ul.ie)

Smart Bound Selection for the Verification of UML/OCL Class Diagrams (Abstract)

Robert Clariso , IT, Multimedia and Telecommunication Department, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, 16766 Barcelona, Barcelona Spain 08018 (e-mail: rclariso@uoc.edu)
Carlos A. Gonzalez , SnT Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg Luxembourg (e-mail: caglezp@gmail.com)
Jordi Cabot , IN3-UOC, Institucio Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avancats, 117370 Barcelona, Catalunya Spain (e-mail: jordi.cabot@icrea.cat)

Combining Code and Requirements Coverage with Execution Cost for Test Suite Reduction (Abstract)

Alessandro Marchetto , SE unit, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Trento, Trento Italy 38123 (e-mail: alex.marchetto@gmail.com)
Giuseppe Scanniello , Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica, University della Basilicata, Potenza, Italy Italy 85100 (e-mail: gscanniello@unisa.it)
Angelo Susi , IT - Software Engineering, FBK-IRST, Trento, Trento Italy 38123 (e-mail: susi@fbk.eu)

Automatic Generation of Tests to Exploit XML Injection Vulnerabilities in Web Applications (Abstract)

Sadeeq Jan , SnT, Universite du Luxembourg, 81872 Luxembourg, LU Luxembourg (e-mail: jan@svv.lu)
Annibale Panichella , Centre Interdisciplinary for Security, Reliability and Trust, Universite du Luxembourg, 81872 Luxembourg, Luxembourg Luxembourg L-2721 (e-mail: annibale.panichella@uni.lu)
Andrea Arcuri , SnT, Universite du Luxembourg, 81872 Luxembourg, LU Luxembourg (e-mail: arcand@westerdals.no)
Lionel Briand , SnT Centre, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg Luxembourg 2721 (e-mail: lionel.briand@uni.lu)

Automatic Identification and Classification of Software Development Video Tutorial Fragments (Abstract)

Luca Ponzanelli , Software Institute, Faculty of Informatics, Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Ticino Switzerland (e-mail: luca.ponzanelli@usi.ch)
Gabriele Bavota , Software Institute, Faculty of Informatics, Universita della Svizzera Italiana, 27216 Lugano, Lugano Switzerland (e-mail: gabriele.bavota@usi.ch)
Andrea Mocci , Software Institute, Faculty of Informatics, Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Ticino Switzerland (e-mail: andrea.mocci@gmail.com)
Rocco Oliveto , Department of Bioscience and Territory, University of Molise, Pesche, Isernia Italy 86090 (e-mail: rocco.oliveto@unimol.it)
Massimiliano Di Penta , Dept. of Engineering, University of Sannio, Benevento, _ Italy 82100 (e-mail: dipenta@unisannio.it)
Sonia Cristina Haiduc , Department Of Computer Science, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan United States 48202 (e-mail: shaiduc@cs.fsu.edu)
Barbara Russo , Faculty of Computer Science, University of Bolzano-Bozen, Bolzano-Bozen, Bolzano Italy 39100 (e-mail: barbara.russo@unibz.it)
Michele Lanza , Software Institute, Faculty of Informatics, University of Lugano, Lugano, TI Switzerland (e-mail: michele.lanza@usi.ch)

On the Multiple Sources and Privacy Preservation Issues for Heterogeneous Defect Prediction (Abstract)

Zhiqiang Li , State Key Laboratory of Software Engineering, School of Computer, Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei China (e-mail: lzq115@163.com)
Xiao-Yuan Jing , State Key Laboratory of Software Engineering, School of Computer, Wuhan University, Wuhan City, Hubei Province China 430072 (e-mail: jingxy_2000@126.com)
Xiaoke Zhu , State Key Laboratory of Software Engineering, School of Computer, Wuhan University, 12390 Wuhan, Hubei China (e-mail: henuzxk@163.com)
Hongyu Zhang , School of Electrical Engineering and Computing, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales Australia (e-mail: hongyu.zhang@newcastle.edu.au)
Baowen Xu , State Key Laboratory of Software Engineering, School of Computer, Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei China (e-mail: bwxu@nju.edu.cn)
Shi Ying , State Key Laboratory of Software Engineering, School of Computer, Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei China (e-mail: yingshi@whu.edu.cn)

Decomposition-Based Approach for Model-Based Test Generation (Abstract)

Paolo Arcaini , Department of Distributed and Dependable Systems, Univerzita Karlova, 37740 Praha, Praha Czech Republic 118 00 (e-mail: arcaini@d3s.mff.cuni.cz)
Angelo Gargantini , Dipartimento di Ingegneria, University of Bergamo, Dalmine, BG Italy 24100 (e-mail: angelo.gargantini@unibg.it)
Elvinia Riccobene , Computer Science, Universita degli Studi di Milano, 9304 Crema, CR Italy 26013 (e-mail: elvinia.riccobene@unimi.it)

An Empirical Study on API Usages (Abstract)

Hao Zhong , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 12474 Shanghai, Shanghai China 200240 (e-mail: zhonghao@sjtu.edu.cn)
Hong Mei , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 12474 Shanghai, Shanghai China (e-mail: meih@sjtu.edu.cn)

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: A Study of Security Decisions in a Cyber-Physical Systems Game (Abstract)

Sylvain Frey , Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering, 243732 Southampton, Southampton United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (e-mail: s.a.f.frey@soton.ac.uk)
Awais Rashid , Department of Computer Science, University of Bristol Department of Computer Science, 152321 Bristol, Bristol United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (e-mail: a.rashid@lancaster.ac.uk)
Pauline Anthonysamy , Google, Google Inc, 93176 Mountain View, California United States (e-mail: p.anthonysamy@lancaster.ac.uk)
Maria Pinto-Albuquerque , Departamento de Ciências e Tecnologias da Informação, ISCTE-Instituto Universitario de Lisboa, 56061 Lisboa, Lisboa Portugal (e-mail: maria.albuquerque@iscte.pt)
Syed Asad Naqvi , Infolab21, Lancaster University, 4396 Lancaster, Lancashire United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (e-mail: s.naqvi@lancaster.ac.uk)

Coverage-based Greybox Fuzzing as Markov Chain (Abstract)

Marcel Bohme , Computer Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore Singapore 117417 (e-mail: marcel.boehme@acm.org)
Van-Thuan Pham , Computer Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore Singapore (e-mail: thuanpv@comp.nus.edu.sg)
Abhik Roychoudhury , Computer Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore Singapore 117417 (e-mail: abhik@comp.nus.edu.sg)

makeSense: Simplifying the Integration of Wireless Sensor Networks into Business Processes (Abstract)

Luca Mottola , DEIB, Politenico di Milano, Milano, Milano Italy 20133 (e-mail: luca.mottola@polimi.it)
Gian Pietro Picco , Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science, University of Trento, Trento, TN Italy 38100 (e-mail: gianpietro.picco@unitn.it)
Felix Jonathan Opperman , Institut für Technische Informatik, Technische Universitat Graz, 27253 Graz, Steiermark Austria (e-mail: oppermann@tugraz.at)
Joakim Eriksson , NES, Swedish Institute of Computer Science, 4277 Kista, Kista Sweden (e-mail: joakime@sics.se)
Niclas Finne , NES, Swedish Institute of Computer Science, 4277 Kista, Kista Sweden (e-mail: nfi@sics.se)
Harald Fuchs , SAP Research, SAP SE, Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe Germany (e-mail: harald.fuchs@sap.com)
Andrea Gaglione , Department of Computing, Imperial College London, 4615 London, London United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (e-mail: ag909@cam.ac.uk)
Stamatis Karnouskos , SAP Research, SAP, Karlsruhe, BW Germany D-76131 (e-mail: karnouskos@ieee.org)
Patricio Montero , ACCIONA, ACCIONA Ingenieria SA, 152752 Alcobendas, Madrid Spain (e-mail: patricio.moreno.montero@acciona.es)
Nina Oertel , SAP Research, SAP SE, Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe Germany (e-mail: nina.oertel@sap.com)
Kay Romer , Institut für Technische Informatik, Technische Universitat Graz, 27253 Graz, Steiermark Austria (e-mail: roemer@tugraz.at)
Patrik Spiess , SAP Research, SAP AG, Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe Germany (e-mail: patrik.spiess@sap.com)
Stefano Tranquillini , DISI, University of Trento, Trento, Trento Italy (e-mail: stefano.tranquillini@gmail.com)
Thiemo Voigt , CSL, Swedish Institute of Computer Science, Kista, Kista Sweden (e-mail: thiemo@sics.se)

Text Filtering and Ranking for Security Bug Report Prediction (Abstract)

Fayola Peters , University of Limerick, Lero- The Irish Software Research Centre, Limerick, Co. Limerick Ireland (e-mail: fayolapeters@gmail.com)
Thein Tun , Department of Computing and Communications, The Open University, Milton Keynes, England United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (e-mail: Thein.Tun@open.ac.uk)
Yijun Yu , Department of Computing and Communications, The Open University, Milton Keynes, England United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (e-mail: yijun.yu@open.ac.uk)
Bashar Nuseibeh , University of Limerick, Lero - The Irish Software Research Centre, Limerick, Co. Limerick Ireland (e-mail: bashar.nuseibeh@lero.ie)

Automatic Detection and Removal of Ineffective Mutants for the Mutation Analysis of Relational Database Schemas (Abstract)

Phil McMinn , Computer Science, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, South Yorkshire United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland S1 4DP (e-mail: p.mcminn@sheffield.ac.uk)
Chris J. Wright , Computer Science, University of Sheffield, 7315 Sheffield, South Yorkshire United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (e-mail: chrisjameswright@gmail.com)
Colton J. McCurdy , Computer Science, Allegheny College, 5368 Meadville, Pennsylvania United States (e-mail: mccurdyc@allegheny.edu)
Gregory Kapfhammer , Computer Science, Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania United States 16335 (e-mail: gkapfham@allegheny.edu)

Automatic Loop Summarization via Path Dependency Analysis (Abstract)

Xiaofei Xie , School of Computer Science and Technology, Tianjin University, Tianjin, Tianjin China (e-mail: xiexiaofei@tju.edu.cn)
Bihuan Chen , School of Computer Science and Shanghai Key Laboratory of Data Science, Fudan University, 12478 Shanghai, Shanghai China (e-mail: chenbihuan@gmail.com)
Liang Zou , School of Computer Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 54761 Singapore, Singapore Singapore (e-mail: liang.d.zou@gmail.com)
Yang Liu , School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore Singapore 639798 (e-mail: yangliu@ntu.edu.sg)
Wei Le , Department of Computer Science, Iowa State University, 1177 Ames, Iowa United States (e-mail: weile@iastate.edu)
Xiaohong Li , School of Computer Science and Technology, Tianjin University, Tianjin, Tianjin China (e-mail: xiaohongli@tju.edu.cn)

"Sampling" as a Baseline Optimizer for Search-based Software Engineering (Abstract)

Jianfeng Chen , Computer science, North Carolina State University, 6798 Raleigh, North Carolina United States 27695 (e-mail: jchen37@ncsu.edu)
Vivek Nair , Computer science, North Carolina State University, 6798 Raleigh, North Carolina United States (e-mail: vivekaxl@gmail.com)
Rahul Krishna , Computer science, North Carolina State University, 6798 Raleigh, North Carolina United States (e-mail: rkrish11@ncsu.edu)
Tim Menzies , Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia United States 26501 (e-mail: tim@menzies.us)

ConPredictor: Concurrency Defect Prediction in Real-World Applications (Abstract)

Tingting Yu , Computer Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky United States 40506 (e-mail: tyu@cs.uky.edu)
Wei Wen , Computer Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky United States (e-mail: wei.wen0@uky.edu)
Xue Han , Computer Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky United States (e-mail: xha225@g.uky.edu)
Jane Hayes , Computer Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky United States 40506-0495 (e-mail: hayes@cs.uky.edu)

A deep learning model for estimating story points (Abstract)

Morakot Choetkiertikul , School of Computing and Information Technology, University of Wollongong, 8691 Wollongong, New South Wales Australia 2522 (e-mail: morakotch@gmail.com)
Hoa Khanh Dam , School of Computer Science and Software Engineering, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales Australia 2522 (e-mail: hoa@uow.edu.au)
Truyen Tran , Centre for Pattern Recognition and Data Analytics, Deakin University, Waurn Ponds, Victoria Australia 3216 (e-mail: truyen.tran@deakin.edu.au)
Trang Thi Minh Pham , 434468, Deakin University, Waurn Ponds, Victoria Australia 3216 (e-mail: phtra@deakin.edu.au)
Aditya Ghose , School of Computing and Information Technology, University of Wollongong, 8691 Wollongong, New South Wales Australia (e-mail: aditya@uow.edu.au)
Tim Menzies , Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia United States 26501 (e-mail: tim@menzies.us)

Effectively Incorporating Expert Knowledge in Automated Software Remodularisation (PDF)

Mathew Hall , Computer Science, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, South Yorkshire United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (e-mail: mathew.hall@sheffield.ac.uk)
Neil Walkinshaw , Computer Science, University of Leicester, Leicester, Leicestershire United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (e-mail: nw91@leicester.ac.uk)
Phil McMinn , Computer Science, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, South Yorkshire United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland S1 4DP (e-mail: p.mcminn@sheffield.ac.uk)

The Impact of Automated Parameter Optimization on Defect Prediction Models (Abstract)

Chakkrit Tantithamthavorn , School of Computer Science, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia Australia (e-mail: chakkrit.tantithamthavorn@adelaide.edu.au)
Shane McIntosh , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec Canada H3A 0E9 (e-mail: shane.mcintosh@mcgill.ca)
Ahmed E. Hassan , School of Computing, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario Canada (e-mail: ahmed@cs.queensu.ca)
Kenichi Matsumoto , Information Systems, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Information Systems, Ikomashi, Naraken Japan (e-mail: matumoto@is.naist.jp)
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Vulnerability Discovery with Attack Injection (Abstract)

João Antunes , University of Lisboa, Portugal
Nuno Neves , University of Lisboa, Portugal
Miguel Correia , University of Lisboa, Portugal
Paulo Verissimo , University of Lisboa, Portugal
Rui Neves , Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Portugal
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