Software Engineering in Practice Track

Wednesday (11:00 - 12:30)

Stories From the Front I (Libertador C)

Session Chair: Tom Zimmermann

  • A Three-Year Participant Observation of Software Startup Software Evolution by Andrew Ko [preprint]
  • How do Female and Male Software Professionals Work with Others? Insights from the Trenches by Toni James, Matthias Galster, Kelly Blincoe and Grant Miller [preprint]
  • Towards Continuous Delivery by Reducing the Feature Freeze Period: A Case Study by Eero Laukkanen, Maria Paasivaara, Juha Itkonen, Casper Lassenius and Teemu Arvonen [preprint]
  • Collaborative Identification of Code Smells: A Multi-case Study by Roberto Oliveira, Leonardo Sousa, Rafael Mello, Natasha Valentim, Adriana Lopes, Tayana Conte, Alessandro Garcia, Edson Oliveira and Carlos Lucena [preprint]

Wednesday (14:00 - 15:30)

Stories From the Front II (Retiro A)

Session Chair: Andreas Jedlitschka

  • Crunch Time: The Reasons and Effects of Unpaid Overtime in the Games Industry by Henrik Edholm, Mikaela Lidström, Jan-Philipp Steghöfer and Håkan Burden [preprint]
  • Transferring Code-Clone Detection and Analysis to Practice by Yingnong Dang, Dongmei Zhang, Song Ge, Ray Huang, Chengyun Chu and Tao Xie [preprint]
  • Software Quality Concerns in the Italian Bank Sector: the Emergence of a Meta-Quality Dimension by Daniel Russo, Paolo Ciancarini, Tommaso Falasconi and Massimo Tomasi [preprint]
  • Meeting Industry – Academia Research Collaboration Challenges with agile methodologies by Ivica Crnkovic and Anna Börjesson Sandberg [preprint]

Wednesday (16:00 - 17:30)

Crowdsourcing (Retiro A)

Session Chair: Ayse Tosun

  • Domain Adaptation for Test Report Classification in Crowdsourced Testing by Junjie Wang, Qiang Cui, Song Wang and Qing Wang [preprint]
  • CrowdAdvisor: A Framework for Worker Assessment in Crowdsourcing by Kumar Abhinav, Alpana Dubey, Sakshi Jain, Gurdeep Virdi, Alex Kass and Manish Mehta
  • Leveraging Crowdsourcing For Team Elasticity: An Empirical Evaluation at TopCoder by Razieh Saremi, Ye Yang, Gunther Ruhe and Dave Messinger [preprint]

Thursday (11:00 - 12:30)

Continuous Integration and Testing (Retiro B)

Session Chair: Guenther Ruhe

  • Who Broke the Build? Automatically Identifying Changes That Induce Test Failures In Continuous Integration at Google Scale by Celal Ziftci and Jim Reardon [preprint]
  • Characterizing Experimentation in Continuous Deployment: a Case Study on Bing by Katja Kevic, Brendan Murphy, Laurie Williams and Jennifer Beckmann [preprint]
  • Online Robustness Testing of Distributed Embedded Systems: an Industrial Approach by Khaled Alnawasreh, Patrizio Pelliccione, Zhenxiao Hao, Mårten Rånge and Antonia Bertolino [preprint]
  • Zero-Downtime SQL Database Schema Evolution for Continuous Deployment by Michael de Jong, Arie van Deursen and Anthony Cleve [preprint]

Thursday (14:00 - 15:30)

Agile (Retiro B)

Session Chair: Hakan Erdogmus

  • Agile Cultural Challenges in Europe and Asia: Insights from Practitioners by Hajer Ayed, Benoit Vanderose and Naji Habra
  • When Prototyping Meets Storytelling: Practices and Malpractices in Innovating Software Firms by Raffaele Ciriello, Alexander Richter and Gerhard Schwabe [preprint]
  • Scaling Agile Development in Mechatronic Organizations – A Comparative Case Study by Ulrik Eklund and Christian Berger [preprint]
  • An Empirical Study of Search-Based Task Scheduling in Global Software Development by Josiane Kroll, Shai Friboim and Hadi Hemmati

Thursday (16:00 - 17:30)

Requirements and Documentation (Retiro A)

Session Chair: Xavier Franch

  • Context-Based Analytics - Establishing Explicit Links between Runtime Traces and Source Code by Jürgen Cito, Fábio Oliveira, Philipp Leitner, Priya Nagpurkar and Harald Gall [preprint]
  • Practices and Perceptions of UML Use in Open Source Projects by Truong Ho-Quang, Regina Hebig, Gregorio Robles, Michel R. V. Chaudron and Miguel Angel Fernandez [preprint]
  • Automated Example Oriented REST API Documentation at Cisco by S M Sohan, Craig Anslow and Frank Maurer [preprint]
  • Supporting Defect Causal Analysis in Practice with Cross-Company Data on Causes of Requirements Engineering Problems by Marcos Kalinowski, Pablo Curty, Aline Paes, Alexandre Ferreira, Rodrigo Spínola, Daniel Méndez Fernández, Michael Felderer and Stefan Wagner [preprint]

Friday (11:00 - 12:30)

Testing (Retiro B)

Session Chair: Sira Vegas

  • Taming Google-Scale Continuous Testing by Atif Memon, Zebao Gao, Bao Nguyen, Sanjeev Dhanda, Eric Nickell, Rob Siemborski and John Micco [preprint]
  • Analytics-Driven Load Testing: An Industrial Experience Report on Load Testing of Large-Scale Systems by Tse-Hsun Chen, Mark D. Syer, Weiyi Shang, Zhen Ming Jiang, Ahmed E. Hassan, Mohamed Nasser and Parminder Flora. [preprint]
  • Automated Test Input Generation for Android: Towards Getting There in an Industrial Case by Haibing Zheng, Dengfeng Li, Xia Zeng, Beihai Liang, Wujie Zheng, Yuetang Deng, Wing Lam, Wei Yang and Tao Xie [preprint]
  • An Industrial Evaluation of Unit Test Generation: Finding Real Faults in a Financial Application by Mohammad Moein Almasi, Hadi Hemmati, Gordon Fraser, Andrea Arcuri and Janis Benefelds [preprint]

Friday(14:00 - 15:30)

Exceptions and Failures (Retiro A)

Session Chair: Sigrid Eldh

  • Risk-Based Attack Surface Approximation: How Much Data is Enough? by Christopher Theisen, Brendan Murphy, Kim Herzig and Laurie Williams [preprint]
  • Exception Beyond Exception: Crashing Android System by Trapping in "uncaughtException" by Jingzheng Wu, Shen Liu, Shouling Ji, Mutian Yang, Yanjun Wu, Yongji Wang and Tianyue Luo [preprint]
  • Reducing Failure Analysis Time: An Industrial Evaluation by Mojdeh Golagha, Alexander Pretschner, Dominik Fisch and Roman Nagy [preprint]
  • Prioritizing Security Bug Fixes: A Novel Text Analytics Approach by Pete Rotella, Cody Peeples and Mark-David McLaughlin