International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement

ESEM program

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ESEM program
WEDNESDAY, October 8
18:45- Conference Reception
THURSDAY, October 9
8:45-9:00 Opening
9:00-10:00 Keynote address
Chair: Jürgen Münch
Using empirical methods to improve industrial technology transfer.
H. Hönninger
Vice President Corporate Research, Robert Bosch GmbH
10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-12:00 Session 1A: Coordination and Communication
Chair: Filippo Lanubile

Socio-Technical Congruence: A Framework for Assessing the Impact of Technical and Work Dependencies on Software Development Productivity.
M. Cataldo, J. D. Herbsleb, K. M. Carley

A Multiple Case Study Investigating the Interaction between Manufacturing and Development Organizations in Automotive Software Engineering
J. Pernstal, A. Magazinovic, P. Ohman

Session 1B: Testing and Analysis
Chair: Sira Vegas

Empirical Evaluations of Regression Test Selection Techniques: A Systematic Review
E. Engström, M. Skoglund, P. Runeson

Capture-recapture in Software Unit Testing - A Case Study
H. Scott, C. Wohlin

On Establishing a Benchmark for Evaluating Static Analysis Alert Prioritization and Classification Techniques
S. Heckmann, L. Williams
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:00 Session 2A: Estimation Models I
Chair: Carolyn Seaman

Comparative Studies of the Model Evaluation Criterions MMRE and PRED in Software Cost Estimation Research
D. Port, M. Korte

Phase Distribution of Software Development Effort
Y. Yang, M. He, M. Li, Q. Wang, B. Boehm

Combining Regression and Estimation by Analogy in a Semi-parametric Model for Software Cost Estimation
N. Mittas, L. Angelis
Session 2B: Modeling and Architecture
Chair: Jeffrey Carver

An Industrial Case Study of Architecture Conformance
J. Rosik, A. L. Gear, J. Buckley, M. A. Babar

A Survey into the Rigor of UML Use and its Perceived Impact on Quality and Productivity
A. Nugroho, M. Chaudron

Model-based Functional Size Measurement-Luigi
L. Lavazza, V. D. Bianco, C. Garavaglia
15:00-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-17:00 PANEL: Empirical Software Engineering: Success Stories, Lessons from Failures, and the Next Frontiers
Chair: Dieter Rombach, Fraunhofer IESE & University of Kaiserslautern
  • Reinhold Achatz, Siemens CorporateTechnology
  • Lionel Briand, Simula & University of Oslo
  • Manfred Broy, Technische Universität München
  • Klaus Grimm, Daimler AG
  • Harald Hönninger, Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Andreas Zeller, Saarland University
18:45 - ESEM Dinner
FRIDAY, October 10
9:00-10:00 Keynote address
Chair: Sebastian Elbaum
Empirical Challenges in Ultra Large Scale Systems
M. Shaw
Institute for Software Research, Carnegie Mellon University
10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-12:00 Session 3A: From the Programmers' Trenches
Chair: Hakan Erdogmus

Problems in Agile Trenches
M. Kajko-Mattsson

Pair Programming: What's in it for me?
A. Begel, N. Nagappan

Why do Programmers Avoid Metrics?
M. Umarji, C. Seaman

Session 3B: Inspections
Chair: Dietmar Pfahl 

The Impact of Time Controlled Reading on Software Inspection Effectiveness and Efficiency - A Controlled Experiment
K. Petersen, K. Rönkkö, C. Wohlin

Defect Categorization: Making Use of a Decade of Widely Varying Historical Data
C. Seaman, F. Shull, M. Regardie, D. Elbert, D. Feldmann, Y. Guo, S. Godfrey

Evaluation of Capture-Recapture Models for Estimating Abundance of Naturally Occurring Defects
G. S. Walia, J. C. Carver

12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:00 Session 4A: Metrics and Methodology
Chair: Markku Oivo

Refining the Axiomatic Definition of Internal Software Attributes
S. Morasca

The Experience on Conducting Industrial Surveys on Software Engineering in China
J. Ji, J. Li, R. Conradi, C. Liu, J. Ma, W. Chen

Strength of Evidence in Systematic Reviews in Software Engineering
T. Dybå, T. Dingsøyr

Session 4B: Faults and Failures
Chair: Laurie Williams

Quantitative Analysis of Faults and Failures with Multiple Releases of SoftPM
S. Wu, Q. Wang, Y. Yang

Iterative Identification of Fault-Prone Binaries Using In-Process Metrics
L. Layman, G. Kudrjavets, N. Nagappan

15:00-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-17:00 Session 5A: Estimation Models II
Chair: Marcus Ciolkowski

A Constrained Regression Technique for COCOMO Calibration
V. Nguyen, B. Steece, B. Boehm

Reducing Biases in Individual Software Effort Estimations: A Combining Approach
Q. Li, Q. Wang, Y. Yang, M. Li

Cost estimation inhibitors - A multiple case study in the automotive domain
A. Magazinovic, J. Pernstål

Session 5B: From the Managers' Trenches
Chair: Per Runeson

Empirical Results from Using Custom-Made Software Project Control Centers in Industrial Environments
M. Ciolkowski, J. Heidrich, F. Simon, M. Radicke

A Survey on Software Cost Estimation in the Chinese Software Industry
D. Yang, Q. Wang, M. Li, Y. Yang, K. Ye, J. Du

A Survey of Software Project Managers on Software Process Change
Y. Guo, C. Seaman
17:00-17:15 Conference Closing
International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement - Kaiserslautern