Publications with Nasir Ali 
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Articles in journal or book chapters
  1. Nasir Ali, Zohreh Sharafi, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Giuliano Antoniol. An Empirical Study on the Importance of Source Code Entities for Requirements Traceability. Empirical Software Engineering (EMSE), 20(2):442--478, April 2015. Note: 37 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Features and requirements, Understanding program comprehension, EMSE.

  2. Nasir Ali, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Giuliano Antoniol. Trustrace: Mining Software Repositories to Improve the Accuracy of Requirement Traceability Links. Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE), 39(5):725--741, May 2013. Note: 20 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Features and requirements, TSE.

  3. Nasir Ali, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Giuliano Antoniol. Factors Impacting the Inputs of Traceability Recovery Approaches, chapter 7, pages 99--127. Springer, September 2012. Note: 28 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Features and requirements, SST.


Conference articles
  1. Nasir Ali, Aminata Sabané, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Giuliano Antoniol. Improving Bug Location Using Binary Class Relationships. In Mariano Ceccato and Zheng Li, editors, Proceedings of the 12th International Working Conference on Source Code Analysis and Manipulation (SCAM), pages 174--183, September 2012. IEEE CS Press. Note: 10 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Binary class relations, Features and requirements, SCAM.

  2. Nasir Ali, Zohreh Sharafi, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Giuliano Antoniol. An Empirical Study on Requirements Traceability Using Eye-Tracking. In Massimiliano Di Penta and Jonathan I. Maletic, editors, Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Source Maintenance (ICSM), pages 191--200, September 2012. IEEE CS Press. Note: 10 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Requirement traceability, Understanding program comprehension, ICSM.

  3. Abdou Maiga, Nasir Ali, Neelesh Bhattacharya, Aminata Sabané, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, Giuliano Antoniol, and Esma Aimeur. SMURF: A SVM-based Incremental Anti-pattern Detection Approach. In Rocco Oliveto and Denys Poshyvanyk, editors, Proceedings of the 19th Working Conference on Reverse Engineering (WCRE), pages 466--475, October 2012. IEEE CS Press. Note: 10 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Code and design smells, WCRE.

  4. Abddou Maiga, Nasir Ali, Neelesh Bhattacharya, Aminata Sabané, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, Giuliano Antoniol, and Esma Aimeur. Support Vector Machines for Anti-pattern Detection. In Tim Menzies and Motoshi Saeki, editors, Proceedings of the 27th Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE), pages 278--281, September 2012. ACM Press. Note: Short paper. 4 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Code and design smells, ASE.

  5. Nasir Ali, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Giuliano Antoniol. Requirements Traceability for Object Oriented Systems by Partitioning Source Code. In Martin Pinzger and Denys Poshyvanyk, editors, Proceedings of the 18th Working Conference on Reverse Engineering (WCRE), pages 45--54, October 2011. IEEE CS Press. Note: 10 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Requirement traceability, WCRE.

  6. Nasir Ali, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Giuliano Antoniol. Trust-Based Requirements Traceability. In Susan E. Sim and Filippo Ricca, editors, Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Program Comprehension (ICPC), pages 111--120, June 2011. IEEE CS Press. Note: 10 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Requirement traceability, ICPC.

  7. Nasir Ali, Wei Wu, Giuliano Antoniol, Massimiliano Di Penta, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Jane Huffman Hayes. MoMS: Multi-objective Miniaturization of Software. In James R. Cordy and Paolo Tonella, editors, Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Software Maintenance (ICSM), pages 153--162, September 2011. IEEE CS Press. Note: 10 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Features and requirements, ICSM.