Search Results for author: Stephen G. MacDonell

Found 7 papers, 0 papers with code

The significance of user-defined identifiers in Java source code authorship identification

no code implementations29 Jan 2021 Georgia Frantzeskou, Stephen G. MacDonell, Efstathios Stamatatos, Stelios Georgiou, Stefanos Gritzalis

The results show that, although identifiers when examined as a whole do not seem to reflect program authorship for these data sets, when examined separately there is evidence that class names do signal the author of the program.

Software Engineering

Understanding Technology Use in Global Virtual Teams: Research Methodologies and Methods

no code implementations29 Jan 2021 Tony Clear, Stephen G. MacDonell

Objective: Our focus in this paper is on the conduct of research in the context of global software activities, particularly as applied to the actions and interactions of global virtual teams.

Software Engineering

Causal Factors, Benefits and Challenges of Test-Driven Development: Practitioner Perceptions

no code implementations29 Jan 2021 Jim Buchan, Ling Li, Stephen G. MacDonell

This report describes the experiences of one organization's adoption of Test Driven Development (TDD) practices as part of a medium-term software project employing Extreme Programming as a methodology.

Software Engineering

Walking Through the Method Zoo: Does Higher Education really meet Software Industry Demands?

no code implementations21 Jan 2021 Marco Kuhrmann, Joyce Nakatumba-Nabende, Rolf-Helge Pfeiffer, Paolo Tell, Jil Klünder, Tayana Conte, Stephen G. MacDonell, Regina Hebig

Due to the omnipresence of software in a digitalized society, higher education institutions (HEIs) have to educate the students such that they learn how to learn, and that they are equipped with a profound basic knowledge and with latest knowledge about modern software and system development.

Software Engineering

Factors that Affect Software Systems Development Project Outcomes: A Survey of Research

no code implementations21 Jan 2021 Laurie McLeod, Stephen G. MacDonell

Determining the factors that have an influence on software systems development and deployment project outcomes has been the focus of extensive and ongoing research for more than 30 years.

Software Engineering

Qualitative Research on Software Development: A Longitudinal Case Study Methodology

no code implementations21 Jan 2021 Laurie McLeod, Stephen G. MacDonell, Bill Doolin

This paper reports the use of a qualitative methodology for conducting longitudinal case study research on software development.

Software Engineering

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