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Mon 28 - Tue 29 May 2018 Gothenburg, Sweden
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Mon 28 May

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09:00 - 10:30
Welcome + KeynoteTechnical Papers at E4 room
09:00
90m
Talk
Mining the Mind, Minding the Mine: Grand Challenges in Comprehension and MiningKeynote
Technical Papers
A: Amy Ko University of Washington
11:00 - 12:30
Modularity and DependencyTechnical Papers at E3 room
Chair(s): Moritz Beller Delft University of Technology
11:00
17m
Full-paper
An Empirical Evaluation of OSGi Dependencies Best Practices in the Eclipse IDE
Technical Papers
A: Lina Ochoa , A: Thomas Degueule CWI, Netherlands, A: Jurgen Vinju Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica / Technische Universiteit Eindhoven / SWAT.engineering BV
11:17
17m
Full-paper
On the impact of security vulnerabilities in the npm package dependency network
Technical Papers
A: Alexandre Decan , A: Tom Mens , A: Eleni Constantinou University of Mons
Link to publication DOI
11:34
17m
Full-paper
Feature Location using Crowd-based Screencasts
Technical Papers
A: Parisa Moslehi , A: Bram Adams MCIS, École Polytechnique de Montréal, A: Juergen Rilling
Pre-print
11:51
17m
Full-paper
Profiling call changes via motif mining
Technical Papers
A: Barbara Russo Free University of Bolzano
Pre-print
12:08
7m
Short-paper
Toward Predicting Architectural Significance of Implementation Issues
Technical Papers
A: Arman Shahbazian University of Southern California, A: Daye Nam University of Southern California, USA, A: Nenad Medvidović University of Southern California
Pre-print
12:15
15m
Other
Discussion phase
Technical Papers

11:00 - 12:30
CI and Release EngineeringTechnical Papers at E4 room
Chair(s): Shane McIntosh McGill University
11:00
17m
Full-paper
An Evaluation of Open-Source Software Microbenchmark Suites for Continuous Performance Assessment
Technical Papers
A: Christoph Laaber University of Zurich, A: Philipp Leitner Chalmers | University of Gothenburg
DOI Pre-print Media Attached
11:17
17m
Full-paper
Studying the Impact of Adopting Continuous Integration on the Delivery Time of Pull Requests
Technical Papers
A: João Helis Bernardo Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Rio Grande do Norte, A: Daniel Alencar Da Costa Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, A: Uirá Kulesza
Pre-print
11:34
17m
Full-paper
What Did Really Change with the new Release of the App?
Technical Papers
A: Paolo Calciati IMDEA Software Institute, A: Konstantin Kuznetsov Saarland University, CISPA, A: Xue Bai , A: Alessandra Gorla IMDEA Software Institute
11:51
17m
Full-paper
CLEVER: A1:L96 Code Metrics with Clone Detection for Just-In-Time Fault Prevention and Resolution in Large Industrial Projects
Technical Papers
12:08
7m
Short-paper
I'm Leaving You, Travis: A Continuous Integration Breakup Story
Technical Papers
A: David Gray Widder Carnegie Mellon University, A: Michael Hilton Carnegie Mellon University, USA, A: Christian Kästner Carnegie Mellon University, A: Bogdan Vasilescu Carnegie Mellon University
DOI Pre-print
12:15
15m
Other
Discussion phase
Technical Papers

14:00 - 15:30
Programming PracticeTechnical Papers at E3 room
Chair(s): Romain Robbes Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
14:00
17m
Full-paper
Understanding the Usage, Impact, and Adoption of Non-OSI Approved Licenses
Technical Papers
A: Rômulo Manciola Meloca UFRGS, A: Gustavo Pinto UFPA, A: Leonardo Pontes Baiser , A: Marco Mattos , A: Ivanilton Polato , A: Igor Wiese Federal University of Technology - Paraná (UTFPR), A: Daniel M. German
Pre-print
14:17
17m
Full-paper
Prevalence of Confusing Code in Software Projects - Atoms of Confusion in the Wild
Technical Papers
A: Dan Gopstein New York University, A: Hongwei Zhou , A: Phyllis Frankl , A: Justin Cappos
DOI Pre-print Media Attached
14:34
17m
Full-paper
How Swift Developers Handle Errors
Technical Papers
A: Nathan Cassee , A: Gustavo Pinto UFPA, A: Fernando Castor UFPE, A: Alexander Serebrenik Eindhoven University of Technology
Pre-print
14:51
17m
Full-paper
What are your Programming Language’s Energy-Delay Implications?
Technical Papers
A: Stefanos Georgiou Athens University of Economics and Business, A: Maria Kechagia Delft University of Technology, A: Panos Louridas , A: Diomidis Spinellis Athens University of Economics and Business
DOI Pre-print
15:08
7m
Short-paper
Automatically Assessing Code Understandability Reanalyzed: Combined Metrics Matter
Technical Papers
A: Asher Trockman University of Evansville, A: Keenen Cates , A: Mark Mozina , A: Tuan Nguyen , A: Christian Kästner Carnegie Mellon University, A: Bogdan Vasilescu Carnegie Mellon University
Pre-print Media Attached
15:15
15m
Other
Discussion phase
Technical Papers

14:00 - 15:30
MobileTechnical Papers at E4 room
Chair(s): Mei Nagappan University of Waterloo
14:00
17m
Full-paper
The Android Update Problem: An Empirical Study
Technical Papers
A: Mehran Mahmoudi University of Alberta, A: Sarah Nadi University of Alberta
DOI Pre-print
14:17
17m
Full-paper
Why are Android Apps Removed From Google Play? A Large-scale Empirical Study
Technical Papers
A: Haoyu Wang , A: Hao Li , A: Li Li University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, A: Yao Guo , A: Guoai Xu
Pre-print
14:34
17m
Full-paper
Anatomy of Functionality Deletion - An Exploratory Study in Mobile Apps
Technical Papers
A: Maleknaz Nayebi University of Toronto, A: Konstantin Kuznetsov Saarland University, CISPA, A: Paul Chen University of Calgary, A: Andreas Zeller Saarland University, A: Guenther Ruhe University of Calgary
Pre-print
14:51
17m
Full-paper
Characterising Deprecated Android APIs
Technical Papers
A: Li Li University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, A: Jun Gao University of Luxembourg, SnT, A: Tegawendé F. Bissyandé University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, A: Lei Ma Harbin Institute of Technology, A: Xin Xia Monash University, A: Jacques Klein University of Luxembourg, SnT
Pre-print
15:08
7m
Short-paper
Leveraging Historical Versions of Android Apps for Efficient and Precise Taint Analysis
Technical Papers
A: John Jenkins Washington State University, A: Haipeng Cai Washington State University, USA
Pre-print
15:15
15m
Other
Discussion phase
Technical Papers

16:00 - 17:30
Mining ChallengeMining Challenge at E4 room
16:00
6m
Short-paper
Enriched Event Streams: A General Dataset For Empirical Studies On In-IDE Activities Of Software Developers
Mining Challenge
A: Sebastian Proksch University of Zurich, A: Sven Amann Technische Universität Darmstadt, A: Sarah Nadi University of Alberta
16:06
6m
Short-paper
Comprehension Effort and Programming Activities: Related? Or Not Related?
Mining Challenge
A: Akond Rahman North Carolina State University
Pre-print Media Attached
16:12
6m
Short-paper
The Hidden Cost of Code Completion: Understanding the Impact of the Recommendation-list Length on its Efficiency
Mining Challenge
A: Xianhao Jin Virginia Tech, USA, A: Francisco Servant Virginia Tech
Pre-print
16:19
6m
Short-paper
Empirical Study on the Relationship Between Developers Working Habits and Efficiency
Mining Challenge
A: Ariel Rodriguez , A: Fumiya Tanaka , A: Yasutaka Kamei Kyushu University
Pre-print
16:25
6m
Short-paper
Mining and Extraction of Personal Software Process measures through IDE Interaction logs
Mining Challenge
A: Alireza Joonbakhsh Shiraz University, Iran, A: Ashkan Sami
DOI Pre-print
16:32
6m
Short-paper
Predicting Developer IDE Commands with Machine Learning
Mining Challenge
A: Tyson Bulmer , A: Lloyd Montgomery Universität Hamburg, A: Daniela Damian University of Victoria
Pre-print
16:38
6m
Short-paper
Do Practitioners Use Autocompletion Features Differently Than Non-Practitioners?
Mining Challenge
A: Rahul Amlekar , A: Andrés Felipe Rincón Gamboa , A: Keheliya Gallaba McGill University, A: Shane McIntosh McGill University
Pre-print
16:45
6m
Short-paper
Who's this? Developer identification using IDE event data
Mining Challenge
A: John Wilkie , A: Ziad Al Halabi , A: Alperen Karaoglu , A: Jiafeng Liao , A: George Ndungu University College London, A: Chaiyong Ragkhitwetsagul University College London, UK, A: Matheus Paixao University College London, A: Jens Krinke University College London
DOI Pre-print
16:51
6m
Short-paper
Detecting and Characterizing Developer Behavior Following Opportunistic Reuse of Code Snippets from the Web
Mining Challenge
A: Agnieszka Ciborowska , A: Nicholas A. Kraft ABB Corporate Research, A: Kostadin Damevski Virginia Commonwealth University
Pre-print
16:57
6m
Short-paper
Revisiting “Programmers’ Build Errors” in the Visual Studio Context: A Replication Study using IDE Interaction Traces
Mining Challenge
A: Noam Rabbani McGill University, A: Mike Harvey , A: Sadnan Saquif , A: Keheliya Gallaba McGill University, A: Shane McIntosh McGill University
Pre-print
17:04
6m
Short-paper
Common Statement Kind Changes to Inform Automatic Program Repair
Mining Challenge
A: Mauricio Soto Carnegie Mellon University, A: Claire Le Goues Carnegie Mellon University
Pre-print
17:10
6m
Short-paper
Studying Developer Build Issues And Debugger Usage via Timeline Analysis in Visual Studio IDE
Mining Challenge
A: Christopher Bellman , A: Ahmad Seet , A: Olga Baysal Carleton University
Pre-print
17:17
6m
Short-paper
Detection and Analysis of Behavioral T-patterns in Debugging Activities
Mining Challenge
A: César Soto-Valero Universidad Central "Marta Abreu" de Las Villas, A: Johann Bourcier , A: Benoit Baudry KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Pre-print
17:23
6m
Short-paper
A Study on the Use of IDE Features for Debugging
Mining Challenge
A: Afsoon Afzal Carnegie Mellon University, A: Claire Le Goues Carnegie Mellon University
Pre-print

Tue 29 May

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09:00 - 10:30
2008 Most Influential Paper Award and Evolution and ChangesTechnical Papers at E4 room
Chair(s): Cor-Paul Bezemer Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario
09:00
59m
Talk
What do large commits tell us? A taxonomical study of large commits
Technical Papers
A: Abram Hindle University of Alberta, A: Daniel M. German , A: Ric Holt
Pre-print
09:59
17m
Full-paper
SOTorrent: Reconstructing and Analyzing the Evolution Stack Overflow Posts
Technical Papers
A: Sebastian Baltes University of Trier, A: Lorik Dumani , A: Christoph Treude The University of Adelaide, A: Stephan Diehl Computer Science, University Trier, Germany
DOI Pre-print Media Attached
10:16
7m
Short-paper
A Design Structure Matrix Approach for Measuring Co-Change-Modularity of Software Products
Technical Papers
A: Robert Benkoczi , A: Daya Gaur , A: Shahadat Hossain , A: Muhammad Khan University of Lethbridge
Link to publication DOI Pre-print
10:23
7m
Short-paper
A Study on Inappropriately Partitioned Commits --- How Much and What Kinds of IP Commits in Java Projects? ---
Technical Papers
A: Ryo Arima , A: Yoshiki Higo Osaka University, A: Shinji Kusumoto
Pre-print
11:00 - 12:30
Data ShowcaseData Showcase at E3 room
11:00
6m
Short-paper
50K-C: A dataset of compilable, and compiled, Java projects
Data Showcase
A: Pedro Martins University of California at Irvine, USA, A: Crista Lopes University of California Irvine, A: Rohan Achar
11:06
6m
Short-paper
JBench: A Dataset of Data Races for Concurrency Testing
Data Showcase
A: Jian Gao School of Software, Tsinghua University, A: Xin Yang , A: Yu Jiang , A: Han Liu , A: Weiliang Ying , A: Xian Zhang
11:12
6m
Short-paper
Bugs.jar: A Large-scale, Diverse Dataset of Real-world Java Bugs
Data Showcase
A: Ripon Saha , A: Yingjun Lyu University of Southern California, A: Wing Lam University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, A: Hiroaki Yoshida Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc., A: Mukul Prasad Fujitsu Laboratories of America
11:18
6m
Short-paper
A Gold Standard for Emotion Annotation in Stack Overflow
Data Showcase
A: Nicole Novielli University of Bari, A: Fabio Calefato University of Bari, A: Filippo Lanubile University of Bari
Pre-print
11:24
6m
Short-paper
Vulinoss: A Dataset of Security Vulnerabilities in Open-source Systems
Data Showcase
A: Antonios Gkortzis Athens University of Economics and Business, A: Dimitris Mitropoulos , A: Diomidis Spinellis Athens University of Economics and Business
Pre-print
11:30
6m
Short-paper
A Dataset of Duplicate Pull-requests in GitHub
Data Showcase
A: Zhixing Li College of Computer, National University of Defense Technology, Changsha, China, A: Yue Yu National University of Defense Technology, A: Gang Yin National University of Defense Technology, A: Tao Wang National University of Defense Technology, A: Huaimin Wang
Pre-print
11:36
6m
Short-paper
Structured Information on State and Evolution of Dockerfiles on GitHub
Data Showcase
DOI Pre-print
11:42
6m
Short-paper
A Graph-based Dataset of Commit History of Real-World Android apps
Data Showcase
A: Franz-Xaver Geiger , A: Ivano Malavolta Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, A: Luca Pascarella Delft University of Technology, A: Fabio Palomba , A: Dario Di Nucci Vrije Universiteit Brussel, A: Alberto Bacchelli University of Zurich
DOI Pre-print
11:48
6m
Short-paper
Public Git Archive: a Big Code dataset for all
Data Showcase
A: Vadim Markovtsev source{d}, A: Waren Long source{d}
DOI Pre-print
11:54
6m
Short-paper
Word Embeddings for the Software Engineering Domain
Data Showcase
A: Vasiliki Efstathiou Athens University of Economics and Business, A: Christos Chatzilenas , A: Diomidis Spinellis Athens University of Economics and Business
DOI Pre-print
12:00
6m
Short-paper
npm-miner: An Infrastructure for Measuring the Quality of the npm Registry
Data Showcase
A: Kyriakos Chatzidimitriou Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, A: Michail Papamichail , A: Themistoklis Diamantopoulos Electrical and Computer Engineering Dept, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, A: Michail Tsapanos , A: Andreas Symeonidis
DOI Pre-print
12:06
6m
Short-paper
CROP: Linking Code Reviews to Source Code Changes
Data Showcase
A: Matheus Paixao University College London, A: Jens Krinke University College London, A: DongGyun Han University College London, A: Mark Harman Facebook and University College London
DOI Pre-print
12:12
6m
Short-paper
Developer Interaction Traces backed by IDE Screen Recordings from Think-aloud Sessions
Data Showcase
A: Aiko Yamashita Oslo Metropolitan University, A: Fabio Petrillo Concordia University, A: Foutse Khomh Polytechnique Montréal, A: Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc Concordia University and Polytechnique Montréal
Pre-print
12:18
6m
Short-paper
A Multi-level Dataset of Linux Kernel Patchwork
Data Showcase
A: Yulin Xu Peking University, A: Minghui Zhou Peking University
DOI Pre-print
12:24
6m
Short-paper
Documented Unix Facilities Over 48 Years
Data Showcase
A: Diomidis Spinellis Athens University of Economics and Business
Link to publication DOI Media Attached
11:00 - 12:30
Machine Learning for SETechnical Papers at E4 room
Chair(s): Alexander Serebrenik Eindhoven University of Technology
11:00
17m
Full-paper
Data-Driven Search-based Software Engineering
Technical Papers
A: Vivek Nair , A: Amritanshu Agrawal North Carolina State University, A: Jianfeng Chen , A: Wei Fu , A: George Mathew , A: Tim Menzies North Carolina State University, A: Leandro Minku , A: Markus Wagner , A: Zhe Yu
11:17
17m
Full-paper
The Open-Closed Principle of Modern Machine Learning Frameworks
Technical Papers
A: Houssem Ben Braiek , A: Foutse Khomh Polytechnique Montréal, A: Bram Adams MCIS, École Polytechnique de Montréal
Pre-print
11:34
17m
Full-paper
A Benchmark Study on Sentiment Analysis for Software Engineering Research
Technical Papers
A: Nicole Novielli University of Bari, A: Daniela Girardi , A: Filippo Lanubile University of Bari
DOI Pre-print
11:51
17m
Full-paper
A Deep Learning Approach to Identifying Source Code in Images and Video
Technical Papers
A: Jordan Ott , A: Abigail Atchison Chapman University, A: Paul Harnack , A: Adrienne Bergh , A: Erik Linstead Chapman University
DOI Pre-print
12:08
7m
Short-paper
Natural Language or Not (NLoN) - package for Software Engineering Text Analysis Pipeline
Technical Papers
A: Mika Mäntylä University of Oulu, A: Fabio Calefato University of Bari, A: Maëlick Claes
Pre-print
12:15
15m
Other
Discussion phase
Technical Papers

14:00 - 15:30
Search and TraceabilityTechnical Papers at E3 room
Chair(s): Sonia Haiduc Florida State University
14:00
17m
Full-paper
Analyzing Requirements and Traceability Information to Improve Bug Localization
Technical Papers
A: Michael Rath Technische Universität Ilmenau, A: David Lo Singapore Management University, A: Patrick Mäder Technische Universität Ilmenau
DOI Pre-print
14:17
17m
Full-paper
Towards Extracting Web API Specifications from Documentation
Technical Papers
A: Jinqiu Yang , A: Erik Wittern IBM Research, A: Annie T.T. Ying EquitySim, A: Julian Dolby IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, A: Lin Tan University of Waterloo
14:34
17m
Full-paper
Evaluating How Developers Use General-Purpose Web-Search for Code Retrieval
Technical Papers
A: Md Masudur Rahman University of Virginia, USA, A: Jed Barson University of Virginia, A: Sydney Paul , A: Joshua Kayani , A: Federico Andrés Lois , A: Sebastián Fernandez Quezada , A: Chris Parnin NCSU, A: Kathryn Stolee North Carolina State University, A: Baishakhi Ray Columbia University, New York
Pre-print
14:51
17m
Full-paper
Learning to Mine Aligned Code and Natural Language Pairs from Stack Overflow
Technical Papers
A: Pengcheng Yin , A: Bowen Deng Carnegie Mellon University, A: Edgar Chen Carnegie Mellon University, A: Bogdan Vasilescu Carnegie Mellon University, A: Graham Neubig Carnegie Mellon University
15:08
7m
Short-paper
A Search System for Mathematical Expressions on Software Binaries
Technical Papers
DOI Pre-print
15:15
15m
Other
Discussion phase
Technical Papers

14:00 - 15:30
OSS Practices and MethodsTechnical Papers at E4 room
Chair(s): Gregorio Robles Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
14:00
17m
Full-paper
How Is Video Game Development Different from Software Development in Open Source?
Technical Papers
A: Luca Pascarella Delft University of Technology, A: Fabio Palomba , A: Massimiliano Di Penta University of Sannio, A: Alberto Bacchelli University of Zurich
Pre-print
14:17
17m
Full-paper
Which Contributions Predict Whether Developers Are Accepted Into GitHub Teams
Technical Papers
Pre-print
14:34
17m
Full-paper
Automatic Classification of Software Artifacts in Open-Source Applications
Technical Papers
A: Yuzhan Ma Washington State University Pullman, A: Venera Arnaoudova Washington State University Pullman, A: Mehdi Mirakhorli Rochester Institute of Technology, A: Sarah Fakhoury Washington State University, A: Mike Christensen , A: Waleed Zogaan
DOI Pre-print
14:51
17m
Full-paper
Large-Scale Analysis of the Co-Commit Patterns of the Active Developers in GitHub's Top Repositories
Technical Papers
Pre-print
15:08
7m
Short-paper
Towards Identifying Paid Open Source Developers - A Case Study with Mozilla Developers
Technical Papers
A: Maëlick Claes , A: Mika Mäntylä University of Oulu, A: Miikka Kuutila , A: Umar Farooq
15:15
15m
Other
Discussion phase
Technical Papers

16:00 - 17:30
APIs and CodeTechnical Papers at E3 room
Chair(s): Sebastiano Panichella University of Zurich
16:00
17m
Full-paper
Imprecisions Diagnostic in Source Code Deltas
Technical Papers
A: Guillermo de la Torre University of Chile, Chile, A: Romain Robbes Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, A: Alexandre Bergel University of Chile
16:17
17m
Full-paper
Exploring the Use of Automated API Migrating Techniques in Practice: An Experience Report on Android
Technical Papers
A: Maxime Lamothe , A: Weiyi Shang Concordia University, Canada
16:34
17m
Full-paper
The Patch-Flow Method for Measuring Inner Source Collaboration
Technical Papers
A: Maximilian Capraro Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, A: Michael Dorner , A: Dirk Riehle
DOI Pre-print
16:51
17m
Full-paper
Was Self-Admitted Technical Debt Removal a Real Removal? An In-Depth Perspective
Technical Papers
A: Fiorella Zampetti University of Sannio, A: Alexander Serebrenik Eindhoven University of Technology, A: Massimiliano Di Penta University of Sannio
Pre-print
17:08
7m
Short-paper
RestMule: Enabling Resilient Clients for Remote APIs
Technical Papers
A: Beatriz Sanchez University of York, A: Konstantinos Barmpis , A: Patrick Neubauer University of York, UK, A: Richard Paige University of York, A: Dimitris Kolovos University of York
17:15
15m
Other
Discussion phase
Technical Papers

16:00 - 17:30
Modeling and PredictionTechnical Papers at E4 room
Chair(s): Abram Hindle University of Alberta
16:00
17m
Full-paper
Deep Learning Similarities from Different Representations of Source Code
Technical Papers
A: Michele Tufano College of William and Mary, A: Cody Watson , A: Gabriele Bavota Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), A: Massimiliano Di Penta University of Sannio, A: Martin White , A: Denys Poshyvanyk William and Mary
Pre-print
16:17
17m
Full-paper
500+ Times Faster Than Deep Learning (A Case Study Exploring Faster Methods for Text Mining StackOverflow)
Technical Papers
A: Suvodeep Majumder , A: Tim Menzies North Carolina State University, A: Nikhila Balaji , A: Katie Brey , A: Wei Fu
16:34
17m
Full-paper
Studying the relationship between exception handling practices and post-release defects
Technical Papers
A: Guilherme B. de Pádua Concordia University, Canada, A: Weiyi Shang Concordia University, Canada
Pre-print Media Attached
16:51
17m
Full-paper
Analyzing Conflict Predictors in Open-Source Java Projects from GitHub and Travis CI
Technical Papers
A: Paola Accioly Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil, A: Paulo Borba Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil, A: Leuson Silva Federal University of Pernambuco, A: Guilherme Cavalcanti Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil
Pre-print
17:08
7m
Short-paper
Bayesian Hierarchical Modelling for Tailoring Metric Thresholds
Technical Papers
A: Neil Ernst University of Victoria
DOI Pre-print Media Attached
17:15
15m
Other
Discussion phase
Technical Papers

17:30 - 18:00
17:30
30m
Day closing
Closing
Technical Papers