Publications in 2011

M. D. Syer, B. Adams and A. E. Hassan, “Industrial Case Study on Supporting the Comprehension of System Behaviour,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Program Comprehension, Jun 2011, pp. 215-216.
PaperPosterBibTeX

M. D. Syer, B. Adams, Y. Zou and A. E. Hassan, “Exploring the Development of Micro-Apps A Case Study on the BlackBerry and Android Platforms,” in Proceedings of the International Working Conference on Source Code Analysis and Manipulation, Sep 2011, pp. 83-92.
PaperBibTeX

M. D. Syer, B. Adams and A. E. Hassan, “Identifying Performance Deviations in Thread Pools,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Maintenance, Sep 2011, pp. 55-64.
PaperBibTeX

 

Publications in 2013

M. D. Syer, “Empirical Studies of Mobile Apps and Their Dependence on Mobile Platforms,” MSc Thesis, Queen’s University, 2013.
ThesisBibTeX

M. D. Syer, Z. M. Jiang, M. Nagappan, A. E. Hassan, M. Nasser and P. Flora, “Leveraging Performance Counters and Execution Logs to Diagnose Memory-Related Performance Issues,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Maintenance, Sep 2013, pp. 110-119.
PaperBibTeX
Nominated for best paper.

M. D. Syer, M. Nagappan, A. E. Hassan and B. Adams, “Revisiting Prior Empirical Findings For Mobile Apps: An Empirical Case Study on the 15 Most Popular Open-Source Android Apps,” in Proceedings of the Conference of the Center for Advanced Studies on Collaborative Research, Nov 2013, pp. 283-297.
PaperBibTeX

 

Publications in 2014

M. D. Syer, Z. M. Jiang, M. Nagappan, A. E. Hassan, M. Nasser and P. Flora, “Continuous Validation of Load Test Suites,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Performance Engineering, Mar 2014, pp. 259-270.
PaperBibTeX

M. D. Syer, “The Maintenance and Evolution of Field-Representative Performance Tests,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution, Sep 2014, pp. 665.
PaperBibTeX

S. S. Sebok and M. D. Syer, “Using Rasch Analyses and Hierarchical Clustering Techniques to Describe Unexplained Variance Associated with Rater Idiosyncrasy,” presented at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Medical Education Meeting, Nov 2014.

 

Publications in 2015

M. D. Syer, M. Nagappan, B. Adams and A. E. Hassan, “Replicating and Re-evaluating the Theory of Relative Defect-Proneness,” Transactions on Software Engineering, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 176-197, Feb 2015.
PaperBibTeX

M. D. Syer, M. Nagappan, B. Adams and A. E. Hassan, “Studying the Relationship Between Source Code Quality and Mobile Platform Dependence,” Software Quality Journal, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 485-508, Sep 2015.
PaperBibTeX
The final publication is available at Springer via http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11219-014-9238-2

S. S. Sebok and M. D. Syer, “Seeing Things Differently or Seeing Different Things? Exploring Raters’ Associations of Performance Attributes,” presented at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Medical Education Meeting, Nov 2015.

S. S. Sebok and M. D. Syer, “Seeing Things Differently or Seeing Different Things? Exploring Raters’ Associations of Noncognitive Attributes,” Academic Medicine, vol. 90, no. 11, pp. S50-S55, Nov 2015.
Paper – BibTeX
The final publication is available at Wolters Kluwer via http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ACM.0000000000000902

 

Publications in 2016

H. M. Alghamdi, M. D. Syer, W. Shang and A. E. Hassan, “An Automated Approach for Recommending When to Stop Performance Tests,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution, Oct 2016, pp. 279-289.
Paper – BibTeX

M. D. Syer, “Looking At Execution Logs Beyond Execution Events: Enriching Execution Events To Compare The Behaviour Of Large-Scale Software Systems Against Their Historical Behaviour,” PhD Thesis, Queen’s University, 2016.
ThesisBibTeX

 

Publications in 2017

M. D. Syer, W. Shang, Z. M. Jiang and A. E. Hassan, “Continuous Validation of Performance Test Workloads,” Automated Software Engineering, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 189-231, Mar 2017.
Paper – BibTeX
The final publication is available at Springer via http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10515-016-0196-8

T. H. Chen, M. D. Syer, W. Shang, Z. M. Jiang, A. E. Hassan, M. Nasser and P. Flora, “Analytics-Driven Load Testing: An Industrial Experience Report on Load Testing of Large-Scale Systems,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Engineering, May 2017, to appear.
Paper – BibTeX

E. Noei, M. D. Syer, Y. Zou, A. E. Hassan and I. Keivanloo, “A Study of the Relation of Mobile Device Attributes with the User-Perceived Quality of Android Apps,” Empirical Software Engineering, to appear.
Paper – BibTeX
The final publication is available at Springer via http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10664-017-9507-3

S. Kabinna, C. P. Bezemer, W. Shang, M. D. Syer and A. E. Hassan, “Examining the Stability of Logging Statements,” Empirical Software Engineering, to appear.
Paper – BibTeX
The final publication is available at Springer via http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10664-017-9518-0

 
Set your Twitter account name in your settings to use the TwitterBar Section.