Design patterns 
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Thesis
  1. Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. Un cadre pour la traçabilité des motifs de conception. PhD thesis, École des Mines de Nantes et Université de Nantes, juin 2003. Note: 350 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, Binary class relations.


Articles in journal or book chapters
  1. Fehmi Jaafar, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, Sylvie Hamel, Foutse Khomh, and Mohammad Zulkernine. Evaluating the Impact of Design Pattern and Anti-pattern Dependencies on Changes and Faults. Journal of Empirical Software Engineering (EMSE), 21(3):896--931, February 2016. Note: 35 pages.Keyword(s): Code and design smells, Design patterns, EMSE.

  2. 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.

  3. Fehmi Jaafar, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, Sylvie Hamel, and Foutse Khomh. Analysing Anti-patterns Static Relationships with Design Patterns. Electronic Communications of the EASST (ECEASST), 59, August 2014. Note: 26 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Code and design smells, ECEASST.

  4. Francis Palma, Mathieu Nayrolles, Naouel Moha, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, Benoit Baudry, and Jean-Marc Jézéquel. SOA Antipatterns: An Approach for their Specification and Detection. International Journal of Cooperative Information Systems (IJCIS), 23(1), March 2014. Note: 31 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Code and design smells, IJCIS.

  5. Benoît de Smet, Lorent Lempereur, Zohreh Sharafi, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, Giuliano Antoniol, and Naji Habra. Taupe: Visualising and Analysing Eye-tracking Data. Science of Computer Programming (SCP), 79:260--278, February 2012. Note: 2nd special issue on Experimental Software and Toolkits. 20 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Understanding program comprehension, SCP.

  6. Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. Design Patterns: Empirical Studies on the Impact of Design Patterns on Quality, chapter 19, pages 204--219. Taylor and Francis Group, September 2010. Note: 16 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, ESE.

  7. Gerardo Cepeda Porras and Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. An Empirical Study on the Efficiency of Different Design Pattern Representations in UML Class Diagrams. Empirical Software Engineering (EMSE), 15(5):493--522, February 2010. Note: 29 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Understanding program comprehension, EMSE.

  8. Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, Jean-Yves Guyomarc'h, and Houari Sahraoui. Improving Design Pattern Identification: a New Approach and an Exploratory Study. Software Quality Journal (SQJ), 18(1):145--166, March 2010. Note: 21 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, SQJ.

  9. Olivier Kaczor, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Sylvie Hamel. Identification of Design Motifs with Pattern Matching Algorithms. Information and Software Technology (IST), 52(2):152--168, February 2010. Note: 16 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, IST.

  10. Luc Charest, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Yousra Tagmouti. Translating Design Pattern Concepts to Hardware Concepts, chapter 4, pages 93--118. CRC Press, September 2009. Note: 25 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, NET.

  11. Janice Ka-Yee Ng, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Giuliano Antoniol. Identification of Behavioral and Creational Design Motifs through Dynamic Analysis. Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution: Research and Practice (JSME), 22(8):597--627, November 2009. Note: 30 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, JSME-JSEP.

  12. Khashayar Khosravi and Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. On Issues with Software Quality Models, chapter 11, pages 218--235. ICFAI University Press, January 2008. Note: 28 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Quality models, Design patterns, SQM.

  13. Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc and Giuliano Antoniol. DeMIMA: A Multi-layered Framework for Design Pattern Identification. Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE), 34(5):667--684, September 2008. Note: 18 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, TSE.

  14. Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, Jean-Yves Guyomarc'h, Khashayar Khosravi, and Houari Sahraoui. Design Patterns as Laws of Quality, chapter 5, pages 105--142. Idea Group, January 2006. Note: 35 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Quality models, Design patterns, OODK.


Conference articles
  1. Francis Palma, Johann Dubois, Naouel Moha, and Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. Detection of REST Patterns and Antipatterns: A Heuristic-based Approach. In Xavier Franch, Aditya Ghose, and Grace Lewis, editors, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC), pages 230--244, November 2014. Springer. Note: 15 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Code and design smells, ICSOC.

  2. Luis Sergio Da Silva, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and John Mullins. An Approach to Formalise Security Patterns. In Surafel Lemma Abebe, Venera Arnaoudova, Laleh Eshkevari, Aminata Sabané, and Wei Wu, editors, Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Patterns Promotion and Anti-patterns Prevention (PPAP), pages N/A, March 2013. ÉPM. Note: 6 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Code and design smells, PPAP.

  3. Fehmi Jaafar, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Sylvie Hamel. Analysing Anti-patterns Static Relationships with Design Patterns. In Surafel Lemma Abebe, Venera Arnaoudova, Laleh Eshkevari, Aminata Sabané, and Wei Wu, editors, Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Patterns Promotion and Anti-patterns Prevention (PPAP), March 2013. ÉPM. Note: 6 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Code and design smells, Design patterns, PPAP.

  4. Francis Palma, Hadi Farzin, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Naouel Moha. Recommendation System for Design Patterns in Software Development: A DPR Overview. In Walid Maalej, Martin Robillard, Robert J. Walker, and Thomas Zimmermann, editors, Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Recommendation Systems for Software (RSSE), pages N/A, June 2012. ACM Press. Note: 5 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, RSSE.

  5. Günter Kniesel, Alexander Binun, Péter Hegedus, Lajos Jeno Fülöp, Alexander Chatzigeorgiou, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Nikolaos Tsantalis. DPDX -- A Common Exchange Format for Design Pattern Detection Tools. In Rudolf Ferenc and Juan Carlos Dueñas, editors, Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering (CSMR), pages 232--235, March 2010. IEEE CS Press. Note: Short paper. 5 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, CSMR.

  6. Sébastien Jeanmart, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, Houari Sahraoui, and Naji Habra. Impact of the Visitor Pattern on Program Comprehension and Maintenance. In James Miller and Rick Selby, editors, Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM), pages 69--78, October 2009. IEEE CS Press. Note: 10 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Understanding program comprehension, ESEM.

  7. Foutse Khomh, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Giuliano Antoniol. Playing Roles in Design Patterns: An Empirical Descriptive and Analytic Study. In Kostas Kontogiannis and Tao Xie, editors, Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Software Maintenance (ICSM), pages 83--92, September 2009. IEEE CS Press. Note: 10 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, ICSM.

  8. 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.

  9. Foutse Khomh and Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. Do Design Patterns Impact Software Quality Positively?. In Christos Tjortjis and Andreas Winter, editors, Proceedings of the 12th Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering (CSMR), pages 274--278, April 2008. IEEE CS Press. Note: Short Paper. 5 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Quality models, CSMR.

  10. Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. PMARt: Pattern-like Micro Architecture Repository. In Michael Weiss, Aliaksandr Birukou, and Paolo Giorgini, editors, Proceedings of the 1st EuroPLoP Focus Group on Pattern Repositories (EPFPR), pages N/A, July 2007. N/A. Note: 3 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, EPFPR.

  11. Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc and Rabih Mustapha. A Simple Recommender System for Design Patterns. In Michael Weiss, Aliaksandr Birukou, and Paolo Giorgini, editors, Proceedings of the 1st EuroPLoP Focus Group on Pattern Repositories (EPFPR), pages N/A, July 2007. N/A. Note: 2 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, EPFPR.

  12. Foutse Khomh and Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. Perception and Reality: What are Design Patterns Good For?. In Fernando Brito e Abreu, Coral Calero, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, Christian Lange, Michele Lanza, and Houari A. Sahraoui, editors, Proceedings of the 11th ECOOP workshop on Quantitative Approaches in Object-Oriented Software Engineering (QAOOSE), pages N/A, July--August 2007. Springer-Verlag. Note: 7 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Quality models, Design patterns, QAOOSE.

  13. Janice Ka-Yee Ng and Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. Identification of Behavioral and Creational Design Patterns through Dynamic Analysis. In Andy Zaidman, Abdelwahab Hamou-Lhadj, and Orla Greevy, editors, Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Program Comprehension through Dynamic Analysis (PCODA), pages 34--42, October 2007. Delft University of Technology. Note: TUD-SERG-2007-022. 9 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, PCODA.

  14. Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, Kim Mens, and Roel Wuyts. A Comparative Framework for Design Recovery Tools. In Giuseppe Antonio di Lucca and Nicolas Gold, editors, Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering (CSMR), pages 121--130, March 2006. IEEE CS Press. Note: 10 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, CSMR.

  15. Olivier Kaczor, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Sylvie Hamel. Efficient Identification of Design Patterns with Bit-vector Algorithm. In Giuseppe Antonio di Lucca and Nicolas Gold, editors, Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering (CSMR), pages 173--182, March 2006. IEEE CS Press. Note: 10 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, CSMR.

  16. Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. Ptidej: Promoting Patterns with Patterns. In Mohamed E. Fayad, editor, Proceedings of the 1st ECOOP workshop on Building a System using Patterns (BSUP), pages N/A, July 2005. Springer-Verlag. Note: 9 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, BSUP.

  17. Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, Stefan Monnier, and Giuliano Antoniol. Evaluating the Use of Design Patterns during Program Comprehension -- Experimental Setting. In Giuliano Antoniol and Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, editors, Proceedings of the 1st ICSM workshop in Design Pattern Theory and Practice (IWDPTP), pages N/A, September 2005. IEEE CS Press. Note: In the pre-proceedings. 6 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Understanding program comprehension, IWDPTP.

  18. Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc and Houari Sahraoui. Des signatures numériques pour améliorer la recherche structurelle de patrons. In Marianne Huchard, Stéphane Ducasse, and Oscar Nierstrasz, editors, Actes du 11e colloque Langages et Modèles à Objets (LMO), pages 97--112, mars 2005. Hermès Science Publications. Note: 16 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, LMO.

  19. Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc and Tewfik Ziadi. Automated Reverse-Engineering of UML v2.0 Dynamic Models. In Serge Demeyer, Stéphane Ducasse, Kim Mens, and Roel Wuyts, editors, Proceedings of the 6th ECOOP workshop on Object-Oriented Reengineering (WOOR), pages N/A, July 2005. N/A. Note: 5 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, WOOR.

  20. Khashayar Khosravi and Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. Open Issues with Quality Models. In Fernando Brito e Abreu, Coral Calero, Michele Lanza, Geert Poels, and Houari A. Sahraoui, editors, Proceedings of the 9th ECOOP workshop on Quantitative Approaches in Object-Oriented Software Engineering (QAOOSE), pages N/A, July 2005. Springer-Verlag. Note: 14 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Quality models, Design patterns, QAOOSE.

  21. Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, Houari Sahraoui, and Farouk Zaidi. Fingerprinting Design Patterns. In Eleni Stroulia and Andrea de Lucia, editors, Proceedings of the 11th Working Conference on Reverse Engineering (WCRE), pages 172--181, November 2004. IEEE CS Press. Note: 10 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, WCRE.

  22. Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, Hervé Albin-Amiot, and Pierre Cointe. PatternsBox--Ptidej, intégration de deux outils de conception et de rétro-conception à Eclipse. In Jacques Malenfant, editor, Journée GDR ALP-OCM, pages N/A, février 2003. N/A. Note: 6 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, GDR ALP-OCM.

  23. Hervé Albin-Amiot, Pierre Cointe, and Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. Un méta-modèle pour coupler application et détection des design patterns. In Michel Dao and Marianne Huchard, editors, Actes du 8e colloque Langages et Modèles à Objets (LMO), volume 8, numéro 1-2/2002 of RSTI -- L'objet, pages 41--58, janvier 2002. Hermès Science Publications. Note: 18 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, LMO.

  24. Hervé Albin-Amiot, Pierre Cointe, and Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. Un méta-modèle pour coupler application et détection des design patterns. In Anne-Marie Kempf, editor, Journée sur le projet COM, pages N/A, février 2002. N/A. Note: 17 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, JCOM.

  25. Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. Three Musketeers to the Rescue -- Meta-Modelling, Logic Programming, and Explanation-based Constraint Programming for Pattern Description and Detection. In Kris De Volder, Kim Mens, Tom Mens, and Roel Wuyts, editors, Proceedings of the 1st ASE workshop on Declarative Meta-Prorgramming (WDMP), pages N/A, September 2002. Computer Science Department, University of British Columbia. Note: 8 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, WDMP.

  26. Hervé Albin-Amiot, Pierre Cointe, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Narendra Jussien. Instantiating and Detecting Design Patterns: Putting Bits and Pieces Together. In Debra Richardson, Martin Feather, and Michael Goedicke, editors, Proceedings of the 16th Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE), pages 166--173, November 2001. IEEE CS Press. Note: 8 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, ASE.

  27. Hervé Albin-Amiot and Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. Design Patterns Application: Pure-generative Approach vs. Conservative-generative Approach. In Krzysztof Czarnecki, editor, Proceedings of the 1st OOPSLA workshop on Generative Programming (GP), pages N/A, October 2001. N/A. Note: 3 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, GP.

  28. Hervé Albin-Amiot and Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. Design Patterns: A Round-Trip. In Gilles Ardourel, Michael Haupt, Jose Luis Herrero Agustin, Rainer Ruggaber, and Charles Suscheck, editors, Proceedings of the 11th ECOOP workshop for Ph.D. Students in Object-Oriented Systems (PHDOOS), pages N/A, June 2001. N/A. Note: 10 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, PHDOOS.

  29. Hervé Albin-Amiot and Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. Meta-Modeling Design Patterns: Application to Pattern Detection and Code Synthesis. In Pim van den Broek, Pavel Hruby, Motoshi Saeki, Gerson Sunyé, and Bedir Tekinerdogan, editors, Proceedings of the 1st ECOOP workshop on Automating Object-Oriented Software Development Methods (AOOSDM), pages 20--27, October 2001. Centre for Telematics and Information Technology, University of Twente. Note: TR-CTIT-01-35. 8 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, AOOSDM.

  30. Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc and Hervé Albin-Amiot. Using Design Patterns and Constraints to Automate the Detection and Correction of Inter-Class Design Defects. In Quioyun Li, Richard Riehle, Gilda Pour, and Bertrand Meyer, editors, Proceedings of the 39th Conference on the Technology of Object-Oriented Languages and Systems (TOOLS USA), pages 296--305, July 2001. IEEE CS Press. Note: 10 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Code and design smells, TOOLS USA.

  31. Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc and Narendra Jussien. Quelques explications pour les patrons -- Une application de la PPC avec explications pour l'identification de patrons de conception. In Bertrand Neveu, editor, Actes des 7e Journées Nationales sur la résolution de Problèmes NP-Complets (JNPC), pages 111--122, juin 2001. ONERA. Note: 12 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, JNPC.

  32. Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc and Narendra Jussien. Using Explanations for Design-Patterns Identification. In Christian Bessière, editor, Proceedings of the 1st IJCAI Workshop on Modeling and Solving Problems with Constraints (WMSPC), pages 57--64, August 2001. AAAI Press. Note: 8 pages. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, WMSPC.


Internal reports
  1. Foutse Khomh, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Guiliano Antoniol. An Empirical Descriptive and Analytic Study of Playing Roles in Design Patterns. Technical report EPM-RT-2009-03, École Polytechnique de Montréal, April 2009. Note: 15 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, Evolution patterns.

  2. Simon Denier, Foutse Khomh, and Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. Reverse-Engineering the Literature on Design Patterns and Reverse-Engineering. Technical report EPM-RT-2008-09, DGIGL, École Polytechnique Montréal, October 2008. Note: 18 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Understanding program comprehension.

  3. Foutse Khomh and Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. An Empirical Study of Design Patterns and Software Quality. Technical report 1315, University of Montreal, january 2008. Note: 44 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Quality models, Design patterns.

  4. Khashayar Khosravi and Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. A Quality Model for Design Patterns. Technical report 1249, University of Montreal, September 2004. Note: 94 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Quality models, Design patterns.

  5. Aline Lúcia Baroni, Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, and Hervé Albin-Amiot. Design Patterns Formalization. Technical report 03/03/INFO, Computer Science Department, École des Mines de Nantes, June 2003. Note: 59 pages. [Text ] Keyword(s): Design patterns.


Miscellaneous
  1. Naouel Moha and Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. Ptidej and DECOR: Identification of Design Patterns and Design Defects, February 2008. Note: SATToSE: Seminar on Advanced Tools and Techniques for Software Evolution, Waulsort, Belgium. [Text ] Keyword(s): Code and design smells, SATToSE.

  2. Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. Design Pattern Identification in Ptidej, March 2007. Note: Tool demo at GRASCOMP Graduate School in Computing Science 2007 (COMP013). [Text ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, GRASCOMP.

  3. Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. Ptidej - A Tool Suite, May 2007. Note: Tool demo at the 5th World's Best Technologies Showcase. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, Code and design smells, WBT Showcase.

  4. Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. Ptidej: A Flexible Reverse Engineering Tool Suite, October 2007. Note: Tool demo at the 23rd International Conference on Software Maintenance. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, ICSM.

  5. Naouel Moha and Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. Ptidej and DECOR: Identification of Design Patterns and Design Defects, November 2007. Note: Tool demo at the 22nd International Conference on Automated Software Engineering. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Code and design smells, ASE.

  6. Naouel Moha and Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. Ptidej and DECOR: Identification of Design Patterns and Design Defects, October 2007. Note: Tool demo at the 21st International Conference on Object-Oriented Programming, Systems, Languages and Applications. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Code and design smells, OOPSLA.

  7. Naouel Moha and Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. DECOR and Ptidej, October 2006. Note: Tool demo at the 16th IBM Centers for Advanced Studies Conference. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Code and design smells, Design patterns, CASCON.

  8. Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, Jean-Yves Guyomarc'h, Duc-Loc Huynh, Olivier Kaczor, Naouel Moha, and Samah Rached. Ptidej - A Tool Suite, October 2005. Note: Tool demo at the 15th IBM Centers for Advanced Studies Conference. [Text ] [Slides ] Keyword(s): Design patterns, CASCON.

  9. Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. PMARt, since November 2004. Note: A database of occurrences of patterns in object-oriented programs. [Text ] Keyword(s): Design patterns.

  10. Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc. Caffeine, since May 2002. Note: A tool to analyse Java programs dynamically. [Text ] Keyword(s): Design patterns.