MSR 2008: 5th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories
www.msrconf.org

Call for Papers (PDF)


May 10-11, 2008
Leipzig,
Germany

Co-located with ICSE 2008,
IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering
http://icse08.upb.de/



General Chair

Ahmed E. Hassan
Queen's University, Canada

Program Co-chairs

Michele Lanza
University of Lugano, Switzerland
Michael W. Godfrey
University of Waterloo, Canada

Challenge Chair

Sung Kim
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Program Committee

Tsuneo Ajisaka
(Wakayama U., Japan)
Giuliano Antoniol
(TU Montreal, Canada)
Abraham Bernstein
(U. of Zurich, Switzerland)
Prem Devanbu
(U. of California, USA)
Stephan Diehl
(U. of Trier, Germany)
Massimiliano di Penta
(U. of Sannio, Italy)
Harald Gall
(U. of Zurich, Switzerland)
Daniel German
(U. of Victoria, Canada)
Tudor Girba
(U. of Bern, Switzerland)
Yann-Gael Gueheneuc
(U. de Montreal, Canada)
Ric Holt
(U. Waterloo, Canada) (pending)
Katsuro Inoue
(Osaka U., Japan)
Jonathan Maletic
(Kent State U., USA)
Andrian Marcus
(Wayne State U., USA)
Radu Marinescu
(TU Timisoara, Romania)
Audris Mockus
(Avaya Labs, USA)
Leon Moonen
(Delft U. of Tech., Netherlands)
David Notkin
(U. of Washington, USA)
Masao Ohira
(NAIST, Japan)
Alex Orso
(Georgia Tech, USA)
Dewayne Perry
(U. of Texas, USA)
Martin Pinzger
(U. of Zurich, Switzerland)
Gregorio Robles
(U. of Madrid, Spain)
Jelber Sayyad Shirabad
(Ottawa U., Canada)
Alexandru Telea
(Eindhoven TU, The Netherlands)
Annie Ying
(IBM Research, USA)
Jim Whitehead
(U. of California, USA)
Andreas Zeller
(Saarland U., Germany)
Thomas Zimmermann
(U. of Calgary, Canada)

Local Arrangement Chair

Thomas Zimmermann
University of Calgary, Canada

Web Chair

Marco D'Ambros
University of Lugano, Switzerland

Location


Co-located with ICSE 2008,
Leipzig, Germany

Steering Committee

Ahmed E. Hassan
Queen's University, Canada
Audris Mockus
Avaya, USA
Ric Holt
University of Waterloo, Canada
Katsuro Inoue
Osaka University, Japan
Stephan Diehl
University Trier
Harald Gall
University of Zurich

Presentation instruction

Full paper presentations will be 20 minutes long, including clarification questions, while short paper presentations will be 5 minutes long, excluding clarification questions.

 

Programme (Download the pdf version)

Time
Paper type
Saturday May 10
 
Paper type
Sunday May 11
Session 1 -- Welcome and Keynote
[Chair: Michele Lanza]
Session 6 -- Invited Tutorial
[Chair: Mike Godfrey]
9:00-10:30
Welcome and introduction
Invited tutorial
How to Learn Enough Data Mining to be Dangerous in 60 Minutes
Keynote

Dynamically Evolving Software: Some Radical Changes of Perspective

(60 mins)

 

Discussion

(20 min)

Discussion

(30 mins)

10:30-11:00
Coffee break
Coffee break
Session 2 -- Mining 1
[Chair: Tom Zimmermann]
Session 7 -- Mining 2
[Chair: Jim Whitehead]
11:00-12:30
full
Determinism and Evolution
full
Automatically Mining Abbreviation Expansions in Programs to Enhance Software Maintenance Tools
full
Factor Analysis Based Approach for Detecting Product Line Variability from Change History
full
An Extension of Fault-prone Filtering Using Precise Training and Dynamic Threshold
short
Branching and Merging in the Repository
full
What do Large Commits Tell Us? A Taxonomical Study of Large Changes
short
Deep Intellisense: A Tool for Rehydrating Evaporated Information
Discussion
Discussion
12:30-14:00
Lunch break
Lunch break
Session 3 -- Bugs and Changes
[Chair: Tudor Girba]
Session 8 -- Mining 3
[Chair: Daniel German]
14:00-14:45
short
Extracting Structural Information from Bug Reports
short
SpotWeb: Detecting Framework Hotspots via Mining Open Source Repositories on the Web
short
A Change-aware Development Environment by Recording Editing Operations of Source Code
short
Talk and Work: A Preliminary Report
short
On the Relation of Refactorings and Software Defect Prediction
short
Correctness of Data Mined from CVS
 
Discussion
 
Discussion
Session 4 -- Understanding and infrastructure
[Chair: Ric Holt]
Session 9 -- People are people, so..
[Chair: David Notkin]
 
short
Understanding Bug Fix Patterns in Verilog
short
Mining Usage Expertise from Version Archives
 
short
Mining Software Effort Data: Preliminary Analysis of Visual Studio Team System Data
short
Expertise Identification and Visualization from CVS
 
short
The FOSSology project
short
Measuring Developer Contribution from Software Repository Data
 
Discussion
Discussion
15:30-16:00
Coffee break
Coffee break
Session 5 -- Changes and clones
[Chair: Max Di Penta]
Session 10 -- Mining Challenge
[Chair: Sung Kim]
16:00-17:30
full
Improving Change Descriptions with Change Contexts
challenge
Analyzing the Evolution of Eclipse Plugins
full
Evaluation of Source Code Copy Detection Methods on FreeBSD
challenge
On the Growth of Eclipse Defects
full
Small Patches Get In!
challenge
Towards a simplification of the bug report form in Eclipse
challenge
Summarizing developer work history using time series segmentation
challenge
A Newbie Guide to Eclipse APIs
Discussion
 
Discussion



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