ESEM  2017

List of Accepted Papers

Full Papers | Industrial Papers | Short papers | Posters



Full papers track

The following 21 papers have been accepted (acceptance rate = 19%):

  • Eduardo Campos and Marcelo Maia
    Common Bug-fix Patterns: A Large-Scale Observational Study
  • Denae Ford, Thomas Zimmermann, Christian Bird and Nachiappan Nagappan
    Characterizing Software Engineering Work with Personas Based on Knowledge Worker Actions
  • Md Rakibul Islam, Minhaz F. Zibran and Aayush Nagpal
    Security Vulnerabilities in Categories of Clones and Non-Cloned Code: An Empirical Study
  • Yi Bin, Kai Zhou, Hongmin Lu, Yuming Zhou and Baowen Xu
    Training data selection for cross-project defection prediction: which approach is better?
  • Meng Yan, Yicheng Fang, David Lo, Xin Xia and Xiaohong Zhang
    File-Level Defect Prediction: Unsupervised vs Supervised Models
  • Jorge Echeverría, Francisca Pérez, José Ignacio Panach, Carlos Cetina and Óscar Pastor
    The Influence of Requirements in Software Model Development in an Industrial Environment
  • Hadi Ghanbari, Terese Besker, Antonio Martini and Jan Bosch
    Looking for Peace of Mind? Manage your (Technical) Debt - An Exploratory Field Study
  • Nemitari Ajienka, Andrea Capiluppi and Steve Counsell
    Managing Hidden Dependencies in OO Software: a Study Based on Open Source Projects
  • Amanda Lee and Jeffrey Carver
    An empirical analysis of FLOSS repositories to compare One-Time Contributors to Core and Periphery Developers
  • Iftekhar Ahmed, Caius Brindescu, Umme Ayda Mannan, Carlos Jensen and Anita Sarma
    An Empirical Examination Of Code Smells and Their Impact on Collaborative Work
  • Jinping Liu, Yuming Zhou, Yibiao Yang, Hongmin Lu and Baowen Xu
    Code churn: A neglected metric in effort-aware Just-In-Time defect prediction
  • Mojtaba Shahin, Muhammad Ali Babar, Mansooreh Zahedi and Liming Zhu
    Beyond Continuous Delivery: An Empirical Investigation of Continuous Deployment Challenges
  • Liliana Guzmán, Anna Maria Vollmer, Marcus Ciolkowski and Michael Gillmann
    Formative Evaluation of a Tool for Managing Software Quality
  • Brian Malloy and James Power
    Quantifying the Transition from Python 2 to 3: An Empirical Study of Python Applications
  • Katsiaryna Labunets, Fabio Massacci and Alessandra Tedeschi
    Graphical vs Tabular Notations for Risk Models: On the Role of Textual Labels
  • Maleknaz Nayebi, Homayoon Farrahi and Guenther Ruhe
    Which Version Should be Released to the App Store?
  • Yuan Huang, Qiaoyang Zheng, Xiangping Chen, Yingfei Xiong, Zhiyong Liu and Xiaonan Luo
    Mining Version Control System for Automatically Generating Commit Comment
  • Qiang Fan, Yue Yu, Gang Yin, Tao Wang and Huaimin Wang
    Where is the Road for Issue Reports Classification Based on Text Mining?
  • Foyzul Hassan, Shaikh Mostafa, Edmond Lam and Xiaoyin Wang
    Automatic Building of Java Projects in Software Repositories: A Study on Feasibility and Challenges
  • Yi Wang
    Coding in Your Browser: Characterizing Programming Behavior in Cloud Based IDEs
  • Kwabena Bennin, Jacky Keung, Akito Monden, Passakorn Phannachitta and Solomon Mensah
    The Significant Effects of Data Sampling Approaches on Software Defect Prioritization and Classification

Industrial Papers Track

The following 13 papers have been accepted (acceptance rate = 48%):

  • Andre Meyer, Thomas Zimmermann and Thomas Fritz
    Characterizing Software Developers by Perceptions of Productivity
  • Daniele Gadler, Michael Mairegger, Andrea Janes and Barbara Russo
    Mining Logs to Model the Use of a System
  • Davide Falessi, Barbara Russo and Kathleen Mullen
    What if I had no smells?
  • Roberto Verdecchia, Giuseppe Procaccianti, Ivano Malavolta, Patricia Lago and Joost Koedijk
    Estimating Energy Impact of Software Releases and Deployment Strategies: the KPMG Case Study
  • Wilson Rosa, Raymond Madachy, Bradford Clark and Barry Boehm
    Early Phase Cost Models for Agile Software Processes in the US DoD
  • Shaikh Jeeshan Kabeer, Maleknaz Nayebi, Guenther Ruhe, Chris Carlson and Francis Chew 
    Predicting the Vector Impact of Change - An Industrial Case Study at Brightsquid
  • Vahid Garousi and Erdem Yıldırım
    Introducing automated GUI testing and observing its benefits: an industrial case study in the context of law-practice management software
  • Bianca Trinkenreich, Gleison Santos, Monalessa Barcellos and Tayana Conte
    Eliciting Strategies for the GQM+Strategies Approach in IT Service Measurement Initiatives
  • Ronnie E. S. Santos, Cleyton Vanut Cordeiro de Magalhães, Jorge Correia-Neto, Fabio Q. B. Da Silva, Luiz Fernando Capretz and Rodrigo Souza
    Would You Like to Motivate Software Testers? Ask Them How
  • Isaac Griffith, Clemente Izurieta and Chris Huvaere
    An Industry Perspective to Comparing the SQALE and Quamoco Software Quality Models
  • Rafael de Mello, Roberto Oliveira and Alessandro Garcia
    On the Influence of Human Factors for Identifying Code Smells: A Multi-Trial Empirical Study
  • Thomas Bach, Artur Andrzejak, Ralf Pannemans and David Lo
    The Impact of Coverage on Bug Density in a Large Industrial Software Project
  • Ramazan Özkan, Vahid Garousi and Aysu Betin-Can
    Multi-objective regression test selection in practice: an empirical study in the defense software industry

Short Papers track

The following 24 papers have been accepted (acceptance rate = 50%):

  • Sultan Alqahtani and Juergen Rilling
    An Ontology-based Approach to Automate Tagging of Software Artificats
  • Ivan Pashchenko, Stanislav Dashevskyi and Fabio Massacci
    Delta-Bench: Differential Benchmark for Static Analysis Security Testing Tools
  • Davide Falessi, Wyatt Smith and Alexander Serebrenik
    STRESS: A Semi-Automated, Fully Replicabile Approach for Project Selection
  • Myriam Munezero, Tomi Männistö and Tero Kojo
    An exploratory analysis of a hybrid OSS company's forum in search of sales leads
  • Rana Alkadhi, Jan Ole Johanssen, Emitza Guzman and Bernd Bruegge
    REACT: An Approach for Capturing Rationale in Chat Messages
  • Erica Mourao, Marcos Kalinowski, Leonardo Murta, Emilia Mendes and Claes Wohlin
    Investigating the Use of a Hybrid Search Strategy for Systematic Reviews
  • Wasim Alsaqaf, Maya Daneva and Roel Wieringa
    Agile Quality Requirements Engineering Challenges: First Results from a Case Study
  • Liliane Fonseca, Carolyn Seaman and Sergio Soares
    Understanding What Experimental Experts Do When They Design their Experiments - "A Qualitative Study" - Preliminary Results
  • Läuson M. P. Da Silva, Alberto T. Tavares, Victor A. S. Ferreira, Alex J. Costa, Gabriel I. de Souza, Claudio Magalhäes and Fäbio Q. B. Da Silva
    Autonomy in Software Engineering: A Preliminary Study on the Influence of Education Level and Professional Experience
  • Vaibhav Anu, Gursimran Walia, Wenhua Hu, Jeffrey Carver and Gary Bradshaw
    Issues and Opportunities for Human Error-based Requirements Inspections: An Exploratory Study
  • Hideaki Hata, Mingyu Guo and Ali Babar
    Understanding the Heterogeneity of Contributors in Bug Bounty Programs
  • Foyzul Hassan and Xiaoyin Wang
    Change-Aware Build Prediction Model for Stall Avoidance in Continuous Integration
  • Sotirios Liaskos, Alexis Ronse and Mehrnaz Zhian
    User Perception of the Semantics of Contribution Relationships in Goal Models: an Exploratory Experiment
  • Deepika Badampudi
    Reporting Ethics Considerations in Software Engineering Publications
  • Tushar Sharma, Marios Fragkoulis and Diomidis Spinellis
    House of Cards: Code Smells in Open-source C# Repositories
  • Amirton Chagas, Fäbio Melo, Walter Santos, Adriana Oliveira, Sarita Bora and Fäbio Silva
    Analysis of the understanding of the concepts of Task and Skill Variety by software engineering professionals
  • Margaret-Anne Storey, Emelie Engstrom, Martin Host, Per Runeson and Elizabeth Bjarnason
    Using a Visual Abstract as a Lens for Communicating and Promoting Design Science Research in Software Engineering
  • Ilenia Fronza and Xiaofeng Wang
    Towards an Approach to Prevent Social Loafing in Software Development Teams
  • Xue Qin, Xiaoyin Wang, Liang Huang, Smitha Holla, Lymari Montijo and Dylan Aguirre
    How Does Machine Translated User Interface Affect User Experience? A Study on Android Apps
  • Masateru Tsunoda and Sousuke Amasaki
    On Software Productivity Analysis with Propensity Score Matching
  • George Marsicano, Diana Valencia Pereira, Fäbio Q. B. Da Silva and César C. França
    Team Maturity in Software Engineering Teams
  • Maya Daneva, Chong Wang and Patrick Hoener
    What the Job Market Wants from Requirements Engineers? An Empirical Analysis of Online Job Ads from the Netherlands
  • Sezin Gizem Yaman, Fabian Fagerholm, Myriam Munezero, Hanna Mäenpää and Tomi Männistö
    Notifying and Involving Users in Experimentation: Ethical Perceptions of Software Practitioners
  • Ronnie E. S. Santos, Cleyton Vanut Cordeiro de Magalhäes and Fäbio Q. B. Da Silva
    Member Checking in Software Engineering Research: Lessons Learned from an Industrial Case Study


The following 5 posters have been accepted (acceptance rate = 83%):

  • Paulo Sérgio Santos and Guilherme Travassos
    Structured Synthesis Method: the Evidence Factory Tool
  • Md Rakibul Islam and Minhaz Zibran
    A Comparison of Dictionary Building Methods for Sentiment Analysis in Software Engineering Text
  • Sotirios Liaskos, Teodora Dundjerovic and Norah Alothman
    Beyond Boxes and Lines: Designing and Evaluating Alternative Visualizations for Requirements Conceptual Models
  • Irving Rodriguez and Xiaoyin Wang
    An Empirical Study of Open Source Virtual Reality Software Projects
  • Ashirul Mubin and Meng Kuai
    Identifying Software Decays: A System Usage Perspective

ESEM 2017



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