Publications

Peer-reviewed papers


2018

Fine-Grained Just-In-Time Defect Prediction
Luca Pascarella, Fabio Palomba, and Alberto Bacchelli
Journal of Systems and Software (JSS)
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Information Needs in Contemporary Code Review

Luca Pascarella, Davide Spadini, Fabio Palomba, Magiel Bruntink, and Alberto Bacchelli
In Proceedings of the 21st ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Com- puting (CSCW-2018). November 3-7 2018 | Jersey City, USA
doi, material, and slides.
Best Paper Award Honorable Mention


Classifying code comments in Java Mobile Applications

Luca Pascarella
In Proceedings of the 5th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Mobile Software Engineering and Systems (MOBILESoft-2018) — Student Research Competition — May 27-28 2018 | Gothenburg, Sweden
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How Is Video Game Development Different from Software Development in Open Source?
Luca Pascarella, Fabio Palomba, Massimiliano Di Penta, and Alberto Bacchelli
In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR-2018), May 27-28 2018 | Gothenburg, Sweden
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A Graph-based Dataset of Commit History of Real-World Android apps
Franz-Xaver Geiger, Ivano Malavolta, Luca Pascarella, Fabio Palomba, Dario Di Nucci, and Alberto Bacchelli
In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR-2018), May 27-28 2018 | Gothenburg, Sweden
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Self-Reported Activities of Android Developers
Luca Pascarella, Franz-Xaver Geiger, Fabio Palomba, Dario Di Nucci, Ivano Malavolta, and Alberto Bacchelli
In Proceedings of the 5th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Mobile Software Engineering and Systems (MOBILESoft-2018), May 27-28 2018 | Gothenburg, Sweden.
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Re-evaluating Method-Level Bug Prediction
Luca Pascarella, Fabio Palomba, and Alberto Bacchelli
In Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution and Reengineering (SANER-2018), March 20-23, 2018, Campobasso, Italy.
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Investigating Type Declaration Mismatches in Python
Luca Pascarella, Achyudh Ram, Azqa Nadeem, Dinesh Bisesser, Norman Knyazev, and Alberto Bacchelli
In Proceedings of the Workshop on Machine Learning Techniques for Software Quality Evaluation (MaLTeSQuE-2018), Mar 20-23, 2018. Campobasso, Italy
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2017


Classifying code comments in Java open-source software systems

Luca Pascarella and Alberto Bacchelli
In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR-2017), May 20-21, 2017. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
doi and material.
ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award