Publications with Massimiliano Di Penta 
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Articles in journal or book chapters
  1. Foutse Khomh, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, Giuliano Antoniol, and Massimiliano Di Penta. Modèles de qualité et conception des programmes, chapter 3, pages 85--116. Éditions Lavoisier, avril 2014. Note: Hermes Science. Traité IC2, série Informatique et Systèmes d'Information. 32 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Quality models, Design patterns, EMSL.

  2. Venera Arnaoudova, Laleh Eshkevari, Massimiliano Di Penta, Rocco Oliveto, Giuliano Antoniol, and Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. REPENT: Analyzing the Nature of Identifier Renamings. Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE), 40(5):502--532, May 2014. Note: 30 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Linguistic smells, TSE.

  3. Soumaya Medini, Venera Arnaoudova, Massimiliano Di Penta, Giulian Antoniol, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Paolo Tonella. SCAN: An Approach to Label and Relate Execution Trace Segments. Journal of Software: Evolution and Process (JSEP), 26(11):962--995, November 2014. Note: 33 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Features and requirements, JSME-JSEP.

  4. Latifa Guerrouj, Massimiliano Di Penta, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Giuliano Antoniol. An Experimental Investigation on the Effects of Context on Source Code Identifiers Splitting and Expansion. Empirical Software Engineering (EMSE), pp 1--48, July 2013. Note: 45 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Identifier analysis, EMSE.

  5. Foutse Khomh, Massimiliano Di Penta, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Giuliano Antoniol. An Exploratory Study of the Impact of Antipatterns on Class Change- and Fault-Proneness. Empirical Software Engineering (EMSE), 17(3):243--275, June 2012. Note: 27 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Code and design smells, EMSE.

  6. Latifa Guerrouj, Massimiliano Di Penta, Giuliano Antoniol, and Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. TIDIER: An Identifier Splitting Approach using Speech Recognition Techniques. Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution: Research and Practice (JSME), 25(6):575-599, June 2011. Note: 24 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Identifier analysis, JSME-JSEP.


Conference articles
  1. Venera Arnaoudova, Massimiliano Di Penta, Giuliano Antoniol, and Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. A New Family of Software Anti-Patterns: Linguistic Anti-Patterns. In Anthony Cleve and Filippo Ricca, editors, Proceedings of the 17th European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering (CSMR), pages 187--196, March 2013. IEEE CS Press. Note: 10 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Linguistic smells, CSMR.

  2. Aminata Sabané, Massimiliano Di Penta, Giuliano Antoniol, and Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. A Study on the Relation Between Antipatterns and the Cost of Class Unit Testing. In Anthony Cleve and Filippo Ricca, editors, Proceedings of the 17th European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering (CSMR), pages 167--176, March 2013. IEEE CS Press. Note: 10 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Test-case generation, CSMR.

  3. Massimiliano Di Penta, Giuliano Antoniol, Daniel M. German, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Bram Adams. Five Days of Empirical Software Engineering: the PASED Experience. In Jochen Ludewig and Hausi A. Müller, editors, Proceedings of the 34th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), pages 1255--1258, June 2012. ACM Press. Note: Software Engineering Education Track. 4 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): ICSE.

  4. Latifa Guerrouj, Philippe Galinier, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, Giuliano Antoniol, and Massimiliano Di Penta. TRIS: a Fast and Accurate Identifiers Splitting and Expansion Algorithm. In Rocco Oliveto and Denys Poshyvanyk, editors, Proceedings of the 19th Working Conference on Reverse Engineering (WCRE), pages 103--112, October 2012. IEEE CS Press. Note: 10 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Identifier analysis, WCRE.

  5. Soumaya Medini, Giuliano Antoniol, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, Massimiliano Di Penta, and Paolo Tonella. SCAN: an Approach to Label and Relate Execution Trace Segments. In Rocco Oliveto and Denys Poshyvanyk, editors, Proceedings of the 19th Working Conference on Reverse Engineering (WCRE), pages 135--144, October 2012. IEEE CS Press. Note: Best paper. 10 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Features and requirements, WCRE.

  6. 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.

  7. Laleh Eshkevari, Venera Arnaoudova, Massimiliano Di Penta, Rocco Oliveto, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Giuliano Antoniol. An Exploratory Study of Identifier Renamings. In Tao Xie and Thomas Zimmermann, editors, Proceedings of the 8th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR), pages 33--42, May 2011. ACM Press. Note: 10 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Quality models, MSR.

  8. Soumaya Medini, Philippe Galinier, Massimiliano Di Penta, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Giuliano Antoniol. A Fast Algorithm to Locate Concepts in Execution Traces. In Myra Cohen and Mel Ó Cinnéide, editors, Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Search-based Software Engineering (SSBSE), pages 252--266, September 2011. IEEE CS Press. Note: 10 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Features and requirements, SSBSE.

  9. Fatemeh Asadi, Massimiliano Di Penta, Giuliano Antoniol, and Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. A Heuristic-based Approach to Identify Concepts in Execution Traces. In Rudolf Ferenc and Juan Carlos Dueñas, editors, Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering (CSMR), pages 31--40, March 2010. IEEE CS Press. Note: 10 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Features and requirements, CSMR.

  10. Massimiliano Di Penta, Daniel M. German, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Giuliano Antoniol. An Exploratory Study of the Evolution of Software Licensing. In Prem Devanbu and Sebastian Uchitel, editors, Proceedings of the 32nd International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), pages 145--154, May 2010. ACM Press. Note: 10 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Evolution patterns, ICSE.

  11. Nioosha Madani, Latifa Guerrouj, Massimiliano Di Penta, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Giuliano Antoniol. Recognizing Words from Source Code Identifiers using Speech Recognition Techniques. In Rudolf Ferenc and Juan Carlos Dueñas, editors, Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering (CSMR), pages 68--77, March 2010. IEEE CS Press. Note: Best paper. 10 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Identifier analysis, CSMR.

  12. Daniel M. German, Massimiliano Di Penta, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Giuliano Antoniol. Code Siblings: Technical and Legal Implications of Copying Code between Systems. In Michael W. Godfrey and Jim Whitehead, editors, Proceedings of the 6th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR), pages 81--90, May 2009. IEEE CS Press. Note: 10 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Evolution patterns, MSR.

  13. Foutse Khomh, Massimiliano Di Penta, and Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. An Exploratory Study of the Impact of Code Smells on Software Change-proneness. In Giuliano Antoniol and Andy Zaidman, editors, Proceedings of the 16th Working Conference on Reverse Engineering (WCRE), pages 75--84, October 2009. IEEE CS Press. Note: 10 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Code and design smells, WCRE.

  14. Giuliano Antoniol, Kamel Ayari, Massimiliano Di Penta, Foutse Khomh, and Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. Is It a Bug or an Enhancement? A Text-based Approach to Classify Change Requests. In Mark Vigder and Marsha Chechik, editors, Proceedings of the 18th IBM Centers for Advanced Studies Conference (CASCON), pages 23-37, October 2008. ACM Press. Note: 15 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Evolution patterns, CASCON.

  15. Giuliano Antoniol, Jane Huffman Hayes, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Massimiliano Di Penta. Reuse or Rewrite: Combining Textual, Static, and Dynamic Analyses to Assess the Cost of Keeping a System Up-to-date. In Hong Mei and Kenny Wong, editors, Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Software Maintenance (ICSM), pages 147--156, September--October 2008. IEEE CS Press. Note: 10 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Features and requirements, ICSM.

  16. Massimiliano Di Penta, Luigi Cerulo, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Giuliano Antoniol. An Empirical Study of the Relationships between Design Pattern Roles and Class Change Proneness. In Hong Mei and Kenny Wong, editors, Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Software Maintenance (ICSM), pages 217--226, September--October 2008. IEEE CS Press. Note: 10 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, ICSM.


Internal reports
  1. Foutse Khomh, Massimiliano Di Penta, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Guiliano Antoniol. An Exploratory Study of the Impact of Antipatterns on Software Changeability. Technical report EPM-RT-2009-02, École Polytechnique de Montréal, April 2009. Note: 15 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Code and design smells, Evolution patterns.