Publications

2021

Zainab Masood, Rashina Hoda, and Kelly Blincoe. “What Drives and Sustains Self-Assignment in Agile Teams.” IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering. In Press, 2021.

James Tizard, Tim Rietz, Xuanhui Liu, and Kelly Blincoe. “Voice of the Users: An Extended Study of Software Feedback Engagement.” Requirements Engineering Journal. In Press, 2021.

Daniela Damian, Johan Linåker, David Johnson, Tony Clear, and Kelly Blincoe. “Challenges and Strategies for Managing Requirements Selection in Software Ecosystems.” IEEE Software, 2021.

Diana Kirk and Kelly Blincoe. “Challenges when Applying Repertory Grid Technique for Software Practices.” In Proceedings of the International Conference on Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering (EASE), pp. 231–240. ACM, 2021.

Peter Devine, Yun Sing Koh, and Kelly Blincoe. “Evaluating Unsupervised Text Embeddings on Software User Feedback.” In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Requirements Engineering, In press, 2021.

Hechen Wang, Peter Devine, James Tizard, Seyed Reza Shahamiri, and Kelly Blincoe. “The Use of Sub-forums in Software Product Forums.” In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Crowd-Based Requirements Engineering, In press, 2021.

James Tizard, Tim Rietz, Xuanhui Liu, and Kelly Blincoe. “Voice of the Users: A study of software feedback differences between Germany and China.” In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Crowd-Based Requirements Engineering, In press, 2021.

Madhurjya Dev Choudhury, Kelly Blincoe, and Jaspreet Singh Dhupia. “An Overview of Fault Diagnosis of Industrial Machines Operating Under Variable Speeds.” Acoustics Australia, In Press, 2021.

Patanamon Thongtanunam, Ayushi Rastogi, Foutse Khomh, Serge Demeyer, Meiyappan Nagappan, Kelly Blincoe, and Gregorio Robles. “Shadow Program Committee Initiative: Process and Reflection.” ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes 46, no. 4 (October 2021).

Sherlock Licorish, Christoph Treude, John Grundy, Kelly Blincoe, Stephen MacDonell, Chakkrit Tantithamthavorn, Li Li, and Jean-Guy Schneider. “Software Engineering in Australasia.” ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes 46, no. 2 (April 2021): 16-17.

2020

James Tizard, Tim Rietz, and Kelly Blincoe. “Voice of the Users: A Demographic Study of Software Feedback Behaviour.” In Proceedings of the International Conference on Requirements Engineering (RE), pp. 55-65. IEEE Press, 2020. Distinguished Paper Award.

Zainab Masood, Rashina Hoda, and Kelly Blincoe. “Real World Scrum: A Grounded Theory of Variations in Practice.” IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, 2020, IEEE.

Haris Mumtaz, Paramvir Singh, and Kelly Blincoe. “A Systematic Mapping Study on Architectural Smells Detection.” Journal of Systems and Software, 2020, Elsevier.

Zainab Masood, Rashina Hoda, and Kelly Blincoe. “How Agile Teams Make Self-Assignment Work: A Grounded Theory Study.” Empirical Software Engineering 25, no. 6 (2020): 4962–5005.
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Jacob Stringer, Amjed Tahir, Kelly Blincoe, and Jens Dietrich. “Technical Lag of Dependencies in Major Package Managers.” In Proceedings of the 27th Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference (APSEC), Accepted. IEEE Press, 2020.

Damian Andrew Tamburri, Kelly Blincoe, Fabio Palomba, Rick Kazman. “The Canary in the Coal Mine: A Cautionary Tale from the Decline of SourceForge.” Software: Practice and Experience, 2020, Wiley.
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Yichen TangKelly Blincoe, and Andreas W Kempa-Liehr. “Enriching Feature Engineering for Short Text Samples by Language Time Series Analysis.” EPJ Data Science, 2020, Springer.
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David Johnson, James Tizard, Daniela Damian, Kelly Blincoe, Tony Clear. “Open CrowdRE Challenges in Software Ecosystems.” In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Crowd-Based Requirements Engineering, pp. 1-4. IEEE Press, 2020.

 

Christoph Treude, Hongyu Zhang, Kelly Blincoe, and Zhenchang Xing. “Message from the General Co-Chairs and the Program Co-Chairs.” In Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME), pp. 17-18. IEEE Press. 2020.

 

Jan Ole Johanssen, Kuldar Taveter, James Tizard, and Kelly Blincoe. “Welcome from the Organizers.” In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Affective Computing in Requirements Engineering (AffectRE), pp. 6-7. IEEE Press. 2020.

 

Alexander Serebrenik, Kelly Blincoe, Byron J. Williams, and Joanne M. Atlee. “Diversity and Inclusion in the Software Engineering Research Community.” ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes 45, no. 4 (October 2020): 5-7.

 

Kelly Blincoe, Daniela Damian, and Anna Perini. “Preface to the Empirical Software Engineering Special Issue on selected papers from RE’19.” Empirical Software Engineering 25, no. 6 (2020): 5413-5415.

 

Kelly Blincoe, Daniela Damian, and Anna Perini. “Preface to the Requirements Engineering Special Issue on selected papers from RE’19.” Requirements Engineering 25, no. 4 (2020): 415-416.

 

Fadi Thabtah, Firuz Kamalov, Suhel Hammoud, Seyed Reza Shahamiri, (2020) Least Loss: A Simplified Filter Method for Feature Selection, Information Sciences, Elsevier, 534, 1-15

Seyed Reza Shahamiri, Fadi Thabtah, (2020) Autism AI: A New Convolutional Neural Network Autism Screening System, Cognitive Computation, Springer, 12(4), 766-777

Seyed Reza Shahamiri and Fadi Thabtah (2020), An investigation towards speaker identification using a single-sound-frame, Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer, 79 (41), 31265–31281

Md Akbar Hossain, Sayan Kumar Ray, Seyed Reza Shahamiri, Daud Ahmed, Garry Singh, Rose Arts, An End-to-End Medical Emergency Response System to Support Elderly People, 2020 30th International Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (ITNAC), Melbourne, Australia

2019

James Tizard, Hechen Wang, Lydia Yohannes, and Kelly Blincoe. “Can a Conversation Paint a Picture? Mining Requirements in Software Forums.” In Proceedings of the International Conference on Requirements Engineering (RE), pp. 17-27. IEEE Press, 2019.
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Farhana Sarker, Bogdan Vasilescu, Kelly Blincoe and Vladimir Filkov. “Socio-Technical Work-Rate Increase Associates With Changes in Work Patterns in Online Projects.” In Proceedings of the 41st ACM/IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE’19), pp. 936-947. IEEE Press, 2019.
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Jens Dietrich, David Pearce, Jacob Stringer, Amjed Tahir, and Kelly Blincoe. “Dependency Versioning in the Wild.” In Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR’19), pp. 349-359. IEEE Press, 2019.
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Kelly Blincoe, Francis Harrison, Navpreet Kaur, and Daniela Damian. “Reference Coupling: An Exploration of Inter-project Technical Dependencies and their Characteristics within Large Software Ecosystems.” Information and Software Technology, 110 (2019): 174-189.
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Michal Wrobel, Olga Springer, and Kelly Blincoe. “Perceptions of Gender Diversity’s Impact on Mood in Software Development Teams.” IEEE Software, 36, no. 5 (2019): 51-56.
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Kelly Blincoe, Ali Dehghan, Abdoul-Djawadou Salaou, Adam Neal, Johan Linaker, and Daniela Damian. “High-level Software Requirements and Iteration Changes: A Predictive Model.” Empirical Software Engineering 24, no. 3 (2019): 1610-1648.
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Matthias Galster, Christoph Treude and Kelly Blincoe. “Supporting Software Architecture Maintenance by Providing Task-specific Recommendations.” In Proceedings of the International Conference Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME), pp. 370-372. IEEE Press, 2019.
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Fadi Thabtah, Amol Thakre, Seyed Reza Shahamiri, Suhel Hammoud, (2019) A Novel Block Chain Technology Publication Model Proposal, Applied Computing and Informatics, Elsevier

Akbar Hossain, Sayan Kumar Ray, Seyed Reza Shahamiri, A Context-Aware and Technology-Assisted Informal Caregiver Selection Method to support Medical Emergency, 2019 29th International Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (ITNAC), Auckland, New Zealand

 
2018

Zainab Masood, Rashina Hoda, and Kelly Blincoe. “Adapting Agile Practices in University Contexts.” Journal of Systems and Software, 144 (2018): 501-510.
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Terese Besker, Antonio Martini, Rumesh Edirisooriya LokugeKelly Blincoe, and Jan Bosch. “Embracing Technical Debt, from a Startup Company Perspective.” In Proceedings of the 34th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME), pp. 415-425. IEEE, 2018.
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Eric Knauss, Aminah Yussuf, Kelly Blincoe, Daniela Damian, and Alessia Knauss. “Continuous Clarification and Emergent Requirements Flows in Open-Commercial Software Ecosystems.” Requirements Engineering (2018) 23: 97-117.
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Asemi, A., Salim, S.S.B. and Shahamiri, S.R. (2018), Adaptive Neuro-fuzzy Inference System for Evaluation of Dysarthric Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR): A case study on MVML based ASR, Soft Computing

 
2017

Ali Dehghan, Adam Neal, Kelly Blincoe, Johan Linaker, and Daniela Damian. “Predicting Likelihood of Requirement Implementation within the Planned Iteration: An Empirical Study at IBM.” In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR ’17), pp. 124-134. IEEE Press, 2017.
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Kelly Blincoe, Daniela Damian, and Giuseppe Valetto. “Guest Editors Introduction: Context for Software Developers.” Journal of Systems and Software, 128 (2017): 198-199.
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Toni James, Matthias Galster, Kelly Blincoe and Grant Miller. “What is the Perception of Female and Male Software Professionals on Performance, Team Dynamics and Job Satisfaction? Insights from the Trenches.” In Proceedings of the 39th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE’17) Software Engineering in Practice (SEIP) Track, pp. 13-22. IEEE Press, 2017.
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Zainab Masood, Rashina Hoda, and Kelly Blincoe. “Exploring Workflow Mechanisms and Task Allocation Strategies in Agile Software Teams.” Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming, pp. 267-273. Springer, 2017.
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Zainab Masood, Rashina Hoda, and Kelly Blincoe. “Motivation for Self-Assignment: Factors Agile Software Developers Consider” In Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering (CHASE 2017), pp. 92-93. IEEE, 2017.
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Catherine Watson and Kelly Blincoe. “Attitudes Towards Software Engineering Education in the New Zealand Industry.” In Proceedings of the 28th Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference (AAEE), pp. 785-792. Australasian Association for Engineering Education, 2017.
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Tirumala, S. S., Shahamiri, S. R., Garhwal, A. S., and Wang, R. (2017). Speaker identification features extraction methods: A systematic review. Expert Systems with Applications, 90, 250-271

Tirumala, S. S. and Shahamiri, S. R. (2017). A Deep Autoencoder approach for Speaker Identification, Paper presented at Proceedings of the 2017 9th International Conference on Signal Processing Systems, Auckland, New Zealand

2016

Bogdan Vasilescu, Kelly Blincoe, Qi Xuan, Casey Casalnuovo, Daniela Damian, Premkumar Devanbu, and Vladimir Filkov. “The Sky is Not the Limit: Multitasking on GitHub Projects.” In Proceedings of the 38th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE’16), pp. 994-1005. ACM, 2016.
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Eirini Kalliamvakou, Georgios Gousios, Kelly Blincoe, Leif Singer, Daniel German, and Daniela Damian. “An In-depth Study of the Promises and Perils of Mining GitHub.” Empirical Software Engineering 21, no. 5 (2016): 2035-2071.
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Kelly Blincoe, Jyoti Sheoran, Sean Goggins, Eva Petakovic, and Daniela Damian. “Understanding the Popular Users: Following, Affiliation Influence and Leadership on GitHub.” Information and Software Technology 70 (2016): 30-39.
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Mashael Aljohani, Alastair Nisbet, and Kelly Blincoe. “A Survey of Social Media Users Privacy Settings & Information Disclosure.” In Proceedings 2016 SRI Security Congress – Borderless Security (SECAU 2016), pp. 67-75. 2016.
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Ali Dehghan, Kelly Blincoe and Daniela Damian. “A Hybrid Model for Task Completion Effort Estimation.” In Proceedings of International Workshop on Software Analytics (SWAN), pp. 22-28. ACM, 2016.
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Waqar Hussain and Kelly Blincoe. “Establishing Trust and Relationships through Video Conferencing in Virtual Collaborations: An Experience Report on a Global Software Engineering Course.” In Proceedings of Inaugural Workshop on Global Software Engineering Education (GSE-Ed’16), pp. 49-54. IEEE, 2016.
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Tirumala, S. S., and Shahamiri, S. R. (2016). A review on Deep Learning approaches in Speaker Identification. Paper presented at the Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Signal Processing Systems, Auckland, New Zealand

2015

Kelly Blincoe, Giuseppe Valetto and Daniela Damian. “Facilitating Coordination between Software Developers: A Study and Techniques for Timely and Efficient Recommendations.” IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering 41, no. 10 (2015):969-985.
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Kelly Blincoe, Francis Harrison and Daniela Damian. “Ecosystems in GitHub and a Method for Ecosystem Identification using Reference Coupling.” In Proceedings of the 12th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR ’15), pp. 202-211. IEEE, 2015.
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Kelly Blincoe, and Daniela Damian. “Implicit Coordination Supported by GitHub: A Case Study of the Rails OSS Project.” In Open Source Systems: Adoption and Impact, pp. 35-44. Springer International Publishing, 2015.
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Eirini Kalliamvakou, Daniela Damian, Kelly Blincoe, Leif Singer and Daniel M. German. “Open Source-Style Collaborative Development Practices in Commercial Projects Using GitHub.” In Proceedings of the 37th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE’15), pp. 574-585. IEEE, 2015.
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Maria Paasivaara, Kelly Blincoe, Casper Lassenius, Daniela Damian, Jyoti Sheoran, Francis Harrison, Prashant Chhabra, Aminah Yussuf, and Veikko Isotalo. “Learning Global Agile Software Engineering Using Same-Site and Cross-Site Teams.” In Proceedings of the 37th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE’15) Joint SE Education and Training (JSEET) Track, pp. 285-294. IEEE, 2015.
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Kelly Blincoe, Daniela Damian, Giuseppe Valetto, and James D. Herbsleb. “2nd International Workshop on Context for Software Development (CSD 2015).” In Proceedings of the 37th International Conference on Software Engineering – Volume 2, pp. 973-974. IEEE Press, 2015.
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Champiri, Z. D., Shahamiri, S. R., and Salim, S. S. B. (2015). A systematic review of scholar context-aware recommender systems. Expert Systems with Applications, 42(3), 1743-1758

Shahamiri, S. R., and Ray, S. K. (2015). On the use of array learners towards Automatic Speech Recognition for dysarthria. Paper presented at the 2015 IEEE 10th Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA), Auckland, New Zealand

Yousif, M. E., Shahamiri, S. R., and Mustafa, M. B. (2015). Test oracles based on artificial neural networks and info fuzzy networks: A comparative study. Paper presented at the 2015 IEEE 10th Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA), Auckland, New Zealand.

2014

Eirini Kalliamvakou, Georgios Gousios, Kelly Blincoe, Leif Singer, Daniel M. German, and Daniela Damian. “The Promises and Perils of Mining GitHub.” In Proceedings of the 11th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR ’14), pp. 92-101. ACM, 2014.
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Jyoti Sheoran, Kelly Blincoe, Eirini Kalliamvakou, Daniela Damian, and Jordan Ell. “Understanding Watchers on GitHub.” In Proceedings of the 11th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR ’14), pp. 336-339. ACM, 2014.
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Nora McDonald, Kelly Blincoe and Sean Goggins. “Modeling Distributed Collaboration on GitHub.” Advances in Complex Systems Journal 17, no. 07 (2014):1-24.
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Kelly Blincoe. “Timely and Efficient Facilitation of Coordination of Software Developers’ Activities.” PhD Thesis, Drexel University, 2014.
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Shahamiri, S. R., and Salim, S. S. B. (2014). A Multi-Views Multi-Learners Approach Towards Dysarthric Speech Recognition Using Multi-Nets Artificial Neural Networks. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 22(5), 1053-1063. (WoS Q1)

Shahamiri, S. R., and Salim, S. S. B. (2014). Artificial neural networks as speech recognisers for dysarthric speech: Identifying the best-performing set of MFCC parameters and studying a speaker-independent approach. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 28(1), 102-110. (WoS Q1)

Shahamiri, S. R., and Salim, S. S. B. (2014). Real-time frequency-based noise-robust Automatic Speech Recognition using Multi-Nets Artificial Neural Networks: A multi-views multi-learners approach. Neurocomputing, 129(10), 199-207. (W0S Q1)

Sofian, H. B., Binti Salim, S. S., & Shahamiri, S. R. (2014). A Requirements Negotiation Process Model that Integrates EasyWinWin with Quality Assurance and Multi-Criteria Preference Techniques. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 39(6), 4667-4681.

2013

Kelly Blincoe, Giuseppe Valetto and Daniela Damian. “Do All Task Dependencies Require Coordination? The Role of Task Properties in Identifying Critical Coordination Needs in Software Projects.” In Proceedings of the 2013 9th Joint Meeting on Foundations of Software Engineering (ESEC/FSE), pp. 213-223. ACM, 2013.
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Sean P. Goggins, Giuseppe Valetto, Christopher Mascaro, and Kelly Blincoe. “Creating a Model of the Dynamics of Socio-Technical Groups.” User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction 23, no. 4 (2013): 345-379.
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Kelly Blincoe, Giuseppe Valetto, and Daniela Damian. “Uncovering Critical Coordination Requirements Through Content Analysis.” In Proceedings of the 2013 International Workshop on Social Software Engineering (SSE), pp. 1-4. ACM, 2013.
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2012

Kelly Blincoe, Giuseppe Valetto, and Sean Goggins. “Proximity: A Measure to Quantify the Need for Developers’ Coordination.” In Proceedings of the ACM 2012 conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW ’12), pp. 1351-1360. ACM, 2012.
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Kelly Blincoe. “Timely Detection of Coordination Requirements to Support Collaboration Among Software Developers.” In Proceedings of the 34th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE ’12) Student Research Competition, pp. 1601-1603. IEEE, 2012. First Place (Graduate Student Category).
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Kelly Blincoe. “Timely and Efficient Facilitation of Coordination of Software Developers’ Activities.” In Proceedings of the 34th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE ’12) Doctoral Symposium, pp. 1539-1542. IEEE, 2012.
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Arber Borici, Kelly Blincoe, A. Schroter, Giuseppe Valetto, and Daniela Damian. “ProxiScientia: Toward Real-time Visualization of Task and Developer Dependencies in Collaborating Software Development Teams.” In Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering (CHASE ’12), pp. 5-11. IEEE, 2012.
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Giuseppe Valetto, Kelly Blincoe, and Sean P. Goggins. “Actionable Identification of Emergent Teams in Software Development Virtual Organizations.” In Proceedings of Third International Workshop on Recommendation Systems for Software Engineering (RSSE ’12), pp. 11-15. IEEE, 2012.
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Shahamiri, S. R., Kadir, W. M. N. W., Ibrahim, S., and Hashim, S. Z. B. (2012). Artificial neural networks as multi-networks automated test oracle. Automated Software Engineering, 19(3), 303-334

2010

Kelly Blincoe and Giuseppe Valetto. “Implicit Coordination in Software Development.” In Proceedings of 5th IEEE International Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE ’10) Doctoral Symposium, pp. 363-364. IEEE, 2010.
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Sean Goggins, Giuseppe Valetto, and Kelly Blincoe. “From Task Context to Group Awareness.” In Proceedings of the Context-Adaptive Interaction for Collaborative Work Workshop (CAICOLL) in Conjunction with CHI 2010. ACM, 2010.