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MSR 2021
Mon 17 - Wed 19 May 2021
co-located with ICSE 2021

The Mining Software Repositories community has introduced a series of two new awards, the MSR Ric Holt Early Career Achievement Award and the MSR Foundational Contribution Award.

You can find all the relevant information on the MSR Awards web page. The deadline for nominations is February 3, 2020, 23:59 AOE.

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Conference Day
Mon 17 May

Displayed time zone: Amsterdam, Berlin, Bern, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna change

03:10 - 04:00
Welcome Event Technical Papers / Tutorials / MIP Award / FOSS Award / content / Mining Challenge / Hackathon / MSR Awards / Registered Reports / Data Showcase / Shadow PC / Keynotes at MSR Room 1

The MSR welcoming sessions will feature informal networking opportunities for newcomers to meet each other, learn about the MSR conference series, and interact with some established MSR veterans. All are welcome!

10:00 - 10:50
Resources for MSR ResearchTechnical Papers / Data Showcase at MSR Room 1
Chair(s): Felipe EbertEindhoven University of Technology
10:01
3m
Talk
PSIMiner: A Tool for Mining Rich Abstract Syntax Trees from Code
Technical Papers
Egor SpirinJetBrains Research; National Research University Higher School of Economics, Egor BogomolovJetBrains Research, Vladimir KovalenkoJetBrains Research, Timofey BryksinJetBrains Research, Saint Petersburg State University
Pre-print
10:04
3m
Talk
Mining DEV for social and technical insights about software development
Technical Papers
Maria PapoutsoglouAristotle University of Thessaloniki, Johannes WachsVienna University of Economics and Business & Complexity Science Hub Vienna, Georgia KapitsakiUniversity of Cyprus
Pre-print
10:07
3m
Talk
TNM: A Tool for Mining of Socio-Technical Data from Git Repositories
Technical Papers
Nikolai SviridovITMO University, Mikhail EvtikhievJetBrains Research, Vladimir KovalenkoJetBrains Research
Pre-print
10:10
3m
Talk
Identifying Versions of Libraries used in Stack Overflow Code Snippets
Technical Papers
Ahmed ZeroualiVrije Universiteit Brussel, Camilo Velázquez-RodríguezVrije Universiteit Brussel, Coen De RooverVrije Universiteit Brussel
Pre-print Media Attached
10:13
3m
Talk
Sampling Projects in GitHub for MSR Studies
Data Showcase
Ozren DabicSoftware Institute, Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), Switzerland, Emad AghajaniSoftware Institute, USI Università della Svizzera italiana, Gabriele BavotaSoftware Institute, USI Università della Svizzera italiana
Pre-print
10:16
3m
Talk
gambit – An Open Source Name Disambiguation Tool for Version Control Systems
Technical Papers
Christoph GoteChair of Systems Design, ETH Zurich, Christian ZinggChair of Systems Design, ETH Zurich
Pre-print Media Attached
10:19
31m
Live Q&A
Discussions and Q&A
Technical Papers

10:00 - 10:50
Testing and code reviewTechnical Papers / Data Showcase / Registered Reports at MSR Room 2
Chair(s): Jürgen CitoTU Wien and Facebook
10:01
3m
Talk
A Traceability Dataset for Open Source Systems
Data Showcase
Mouna HammoudiJOHANNES KEPLER UNIVERSITY LINZ, Christoph Mayr-DornJohannes Kepler University, Linz, Atif MashkoorJohannes Kepler University Linz, Alexander EgyedJohannes Kepler University
Media Attached
10:04
4m
Talk
How Java Programmers Test Exceptional Behavior
Technical Papers
Diego MarcilioUSI Università della Svizzera italiana, Carlo A. FuriaUniversità della Svizzera italiana (USI)
Pre-print
10:08
4m
Talk
An Exploratory Study of Log Placement Recommendation in an Enterprise System
Technical Papers
Jeanderson CândidoDelft University of Technology, Jan HaesenAdyen N.V., Maurício AnicheDelft University of Technology, Arie van DeursenDelft University of Technology, Netherlands
Pre-print Media Attached
10:12
3m
Talk
Does Code Review Promote Conformance? A Study of OpenStack Patches
Technical Papers
Panyawut Sri-iesaranusornNara Institute of Science and Technology, Raula Gaikovina KulaNAIST, Takashi IshioNara Institute of Science and Technology
Pre-print
10:15
4m
Talk
A Replication Study on the Usability of Code Vocabulary in Predicting Flaky Tests
Technical Papers
Guillaume HabenUniversity of Luxembourg, Sarra HabchiUniversity of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Mike PapadakisUniversity of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Maxime CordyUniversity of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Yves Le TraonUniversity of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Pre-print Media Attached
10:19
3m
Talk
On the Use of Mutation in Injecting Test Order-Dependency
Registered Reports
Sarra HabchiUniversity of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Maxime CordyUniversity of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Mike PapadakisUniversity of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Yves Le TraonUniversity of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Pre-print Media Attached
10:22
28m
Live Q&A
Discussions and Q&A
Technical Papers

11:10 - 12:00
Welcome Event Technical Papers / Tutorials / MIP Award / FOSS Award / content / Mining Challenge / Hackathon / MSR Awards / Registered Reports / Data Showcase / Shadow PC / Keynotes at MSR Room 1

The MSR welcoming sessions will feature informal networking opportunities for newcomers to meet each other, learn about the MSR conference series, and interact with some established MSR veterans. All are welcome!

17:00 - 17:50
Mining Challenge SessionMining Challenge / Technical Papers at MSR Room 1
Chair(s): Charles SuttonGoogle Research, Rafael-Michael KarampatsisThe University of Edinburgh, Miltiadis AllamanisMicrosoft Research, UK
17:01
2m
Welcome by the Mining Challenge Co-chairs
Mining Challenge
Miltiadis AllamanisMicrosoft Research, UK, Rafael-Michael KarampatsisThe University of Edinburgh, Charles SuttonGoogle Research
17:03
3m
Talk
A large-scale study on human-cloned changes for automated program repair
Mining Challenge
Fernanda MadeiralKTH Royal Institute of Technology, Thomas DurieuxKTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Link to publication Pre-print
17:06
3m
Talk
Applying CodeBERT for Automated Program Repair of Java Simple Bugs
Mining Challenge
Ehsan MashhadiUniversity of Calgary, Hadi HemmatiUniversity of Calgary
Pre-print Media Attached
17:09
3m
Talk
PySStuBs: Characterizing Single-Statement Bugs in Popular Open-Source Python Projects
Mining Challenge
Arthur Veloso KamienskiUniversity of Alberta, Luisa PalechorUniversity of Alberta, Abram HindleUniversity of Alberta, Cor-Paul BezemerUniversity of Alberta
Pre-print
17:12
3m
Talk
How Effective is Continuous Integration in Indicating Single-Statement Bugs?
Mining Challenge
Jasmine LatendresseConcordia University, Rabe AbdalkareemQueens University, Kingston, Canada, Diego CostaConcordia University, Canada, Emad ShihabConcordia University
Pre-print
17:15
3m
Talk
Mea culpa: How developers fix their own simple bugs differently from other developers
Mining Challenge
Wenhan ZhuUniversity of Waterloo, Michael W. GodfreyUniversity of Waterloo, Canada
Pre-print
17:18
3m
Talk
On the Distribution of "Simple Stupid Bugs" in Unit Test Files: An Exploratory Study
Mining Challenge
Anthony PerumaRochester Institute of Technology, Christian D. NewmanRochester Institute of Technology
Pre-print Media Attached
17:21
3m
Talk
On the Rise and Fall of Simple Stupid Bugs: a Life-Cycle Analysis of SStuBs
Mining Challenge
Balázs MosolygóUniversity of Szeged, Norbert VándorUniversity of Szeged, Gabor AntalUniversity of Szeged, Peter HegedusUniversity of Szeged
Pre-print
17:24
3m
Talk
On the Effectiveness of Deep Vulnerability Detectors to Simple Stupid Bug Detection
Mining Challenge
Jiayi HuaBeijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Haoyu WangBeijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Pre-print
17:27
23m
Live Q&A
Discussions and Q&A
Technical Papers

18:10 - 19:00
Keynote: Nicole Forsgren Technical Papers at MSR Room 1

Conference Day
Tue 18 May

Displayed time zone: Amsterdam, Berlin, Bern, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna change

02:00 - 02:50
Keynote: Leslie MileyTechnical Papers at MSR Room 1
03:10 - 04:00
Technical Debt and SmellsTechnical Papers / Data Showcase at MSR Room 1
Chair(s): Gema Rodríguez-PérezUniversity of Waterloo
03:11
4m
Talk
Technical Debt in the Peer-Review Documentation of R Packages: a rOpenSci Case Study
Technical Papers
Zadia CodabuxUniversity of Saskatchewan, Melina VidoniRMIT University, Fatemeh Hendijani FardUniversity of British Columbia
Pre-print
03:15
3m
Talk
QScored: A Large Dataset of Code Smells and Quality Metrics
Data Showcase
Tushar SharmaSiemens Research, Marouane KessentiniUniversity of Michigan
Pre-print
03:18
3m
Talk
Architecture Smells and Pareto Principle: A Preliminary Empirical Exploration
Technical Papers
Pre-print
03:21
4m
Talk
Self-Admitted Technical Debt in R Packages: An Exploratory Study
Technical Papers
Melina VidoniRMIT University
Pre-print
03:25
4m
Full-paper
An Empirical Study of Developer Discussions on Low Code Software Development Challenges
Technical Papers
Md Abdullah Al AlaminUniversity of Calgary, Sanjay MalakarBangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Gias UddinUniversity of Calgary, Canada, Sadia AfrozBangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Tameem Bin HaiderBangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Anindya IqbalBangladesh University of Engineering and Technology Dhaka, Bangladesh
Pre-print
03:29
31m
Live Q&A
Discussions and Q&A
Technical Papers

03:10 - 04:00
Time series dataData Showcase / Technical Papers at MSR Room 2
Chair(s): Shane McIntoshUniversity of Waterloo
03:11
3m
Talk
AndroCT: Ten Years of App Call Traces in Android
Data Showcase
Wen Li, Xiaoqin FuWashington State University, Haipeng CaiWashington State University, USA
Pre-print Media Attached
03:14
4m
Talk
Mining Workflows for Anomalous Data Transfers
Technical Papers
Huy TuNorth Carolina State University, USA, George PapadimitriouUniversity of Southern California, Mariam KiranESnet, LBNL, Cong WangRenaissance Computing Institute, Anirban MandalRenaissance Computing Institute, Ewa DeelmanUniversity of Southern California, Tim MenziesNorth Carolina State University, USA
Pre-print
03:18
4m
Talk
Escaping the Time Pit: Pitfalls and Guidelines for Using Time-Based Git Data
Technical Papers
Samuel W. FlintUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln, Jigyasa ChauhanUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln, Robert DyerUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln
Pre-print Media Attached
03:22
4m
Paper
On the Naturalness and Localness of Software Logs
Technical Papers
Sina GholamianUniversity of Waterloo, Paul A. S. WardUniversity of Waterloo
Pre-print
03:26
4m
Talk
How Do Software Developers Use GitHub Actions to Automate Their Workflows?
Technical Papers
Timothy KinsmanUniversity of Adelaide, Mairieli WesselUniversity of Sao Paulo, Marco GerosaNorthern Arizona University, USA, Christoph TreudeUniversity of Adelaide
Pre-print
03:30
30m
Live Q&A
Discussions and Q&A
Technical Papers

10:00 - 10:50
Developer communicationsTechnical Papers / Data Showcase at MSR Room 1
Chair(s): Hourieh KhalajzadehMonash University, Australia
10:01
3m
Talk
Waiting around or job half-done? Sentiment in self-admitted technical debt
Technical Papers
Gianmarco FucciUniversity of Sannio, Nathan CasseeEindhoven University of Technology, Fiorella ZampettiUniversity of Sannio, Italy, Nicole NovielliUniversity of Bari, Alexander SerebrenikEindhoven University of Technology, Massimiliano Di PentaUniversity of Sannio, Italy
Pre-print Media Attached
10:04
4m
Research paper
Automatically Selecting Follow-up Questions for Deficient Bug Reports
Technical Papers
Mia Mohammad ImranVirginia Commonwealth University, Agnieszka Ciborowska Virginia Commonwealth University, Kostadin DamevskiVirginia Commonwealth University
Pre-print
10:08
4m
Talk
Challenges in Developing Desktop Web Apps: a Study of Stack Overflow and GitHub
Technical Papers
Gian Luca ScocciaUniversity of L'Aquila, Patrizio MigliariniDISIM, University of L'Aquila, Marco AutiliUniversity of L'Aquila, Italy
Pre-print
10:12
3m
Talk
Search4Code: Code Search Intent Classification Using Weak Supervision
Data Showcase
Nikitha RaoMicrosoft Research, Chetan BansalMicrosoft Research, Joe GuanMicrosoft
Pre-print
10:15
35m
Live Q&A
Discussions and Q&A
Technical Papers

10:00 - 10:50
ML and Deep LearningTechnical Papers / Data Showcase / Registered Reports at MSR Room 2
Chair(s): Hongyu ZhangThe University of Newcastle
10:01
4m
Talk
Fast and Memory-Efficient Neural Code Completion
Technical Papers
Alexey SvyatkovskiyMicrosoft, Sebastian LeeUniversity of Oxford, Anna HadjitofiAlan Turing Institute, Maik RiechertMicrosoft Research, Juliana Vicente FrancoMicrosoft Research, Miltiadis AllamanisMicrosoft Research, UK
Pre-print Media Attached
10:05
4m
Research paper
Comparative Study of Feature Reduction Techniques in Software Change Prediction
Technical Papers
Ruchika MalhotraDelhi Technological University, Ritvik KapoorDelhi Technological University, Deepti AggarwalDelhi Technological University, Priya GargDelhi Technological University
Pre-print
10:09
4m
Talk
An Empirical Study on the Usage of BERT Models for Code Completion
Technical Papers
Matteo CiniselliUniversità della Svizzera Italiana, Nathan CooperWilliam & Mary, Luca PascarellaUniversità della Svizzera italiana (USI), Denys PoshyvanykCollege of William & Mary, Massimiliano Di PentaUniversity of Sannio, Italy, Gabriele BavotaSoftware Institute, USI Università della Svizzera italiana
Pre-print
10:13
3m
Talk
ManyTypes4Py: A benchmark Python dataset for machine learning-based type inference
Data Showcase
Amir MirDelft University of Technology, Evaldas LatoskinasDelft University of Technology, Georgios GousiosFacebook & Delft University of Technology
Pre-print
10:16
3m
Talk
KGTorrent: A Dataset of Python Jupyter Notebooks from Kaggle
Data Showcase
Luigi QuarantaUniversity of Bari, Italy, Fabio CalefatoUniversity of Bari, Filippo LanubileUniversity of Bari
10:19
3m
Talk
Exploring the relationship between performance metrics and cost saving potential of defect prediction models
Registered Reports
Steffen HerboldUniversity of Göttingen
Pre-print
10:22
28m
Live Q&A
Discussions and Q&A
Technical Papers

11:10 - 12:00
11:10
50m
Tutorial
PyDriller 1.0 -- Ready to grow together
Tutorials
Alberto BacchelliUniversity of Zurich, Maurício AnicheDelft University of Technology
Pre-print
17:00 - 17:50
HackathonTechnical Papers / Hackathon at MSR Room 1
Chair(s): Alexander NolteUniversity of Tartu, Jim HerbslebCarnegie Mellon University, Audris MockusThe University of Tennessee
17:01
2m
Welcome by the MSR Hackathon Co-Chairs
Hackathon
Jim HerbslebCarnegie Mellon University, Audris MockusThe University of Tennessee, Alexander NolteUniversity of Tartu
17:03
3m
Talk
An Exploratory Study of Project Activity Changepoints in Open Source Software Evolution
Hackathon
James WaldenNorthern Kentucky University, NoahBurgin, Kuljit Kaur ChahalKaur
17:06
3m
Paper
The Diversity-Innovation Paradox in Open-Source Software
Hackathon
Mengchen Sam YongCarnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, Lavinia Francesca PaganiniFederal University of Pernambuco, Huilian Sophie QiuCarnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, José Bayoán Santiago CalderónUniversity of Virginia, USA
DOI Pre-print
17:09
4m
Talk
The Secret Life of Hackathon Code
Technical Papers
Ahmed Samir Imam MahmoudUniversity of Tartu, Tapajit DeyLero - The Irish Software Research Centre and University of Limerick, Alexander NolteUniversity of Tartu, Audris MockusThe University of Tennessee, Jim HerbslebCarnegie Mellon University
Pre-print
17:13
3m
Talk
Tracing Vulnerable Code Lineage
Hackathon
David ReidUniversity of Tennessee, Kalvin EngUniversity of Alberta, Chris BogartCarnegie Mellon University, Adam TutkoUniversity of Tennessee - Knoxville
Pre-print
17:16
3m
Talk
Building the Collaboration Graph of Open-Source Software Ecosystem
Hackathon
Pre-print
17:19
1m
Talk
The Secret Life of Hackathon Code
Hackathon
Ahmed Samir Imam MahmoudUniversity of Tartu, Tapajit DeyLero - The Irish Software Research Centre and University of Limerick
Pre-print
17:20
30m
Live Q&A
Discussions and Q&A
Technical Papers

17:00 - 17:50
TestingTechnical Papers / Data Showcase at MSR Room 2
Chair(s): Abram HindleUniversity of Alberta
17:01
4m
Talk
What Code Is Deliberately Excluded from Test Coverage and Why?
Technical Papers
Pre-print
17:05
3m
Talk
AndroR2: A Dataset of Manually-Reproduced Bug Reports for Android apps
Data Showcase
Tyler WendlandUniversity of Minnesota, Jingyang SunUniversity of Bristish Columbia, Junayed MahmudGeorge Mason University, S M Hasan MansurGeorge Mason University, Steven HuangUniversity of Bristish Columbia, Kevin MoranGeorge Mason University, Julia RubinUniversity of British Columbia, Canada, Mattia FazziniUniversity of Minnesota
17:08
3m
Talk
Apache Software Foundation Incubator Project Sustainability Dataset
Data Showcase
Likang YinUniversity of California, Davis, Zhiyuan ZhangUniversity of California, Davis, Qi XuanInstitute of Cyberspace Security, Zhejiang University of Technology, Hangzhou 310023, China, Vladimir FilkovUniversity of California at Davis, USA
17:11
4m
Talk
Leveraging Models to Reduce Test Cases in Software Repositories
Technical Papers
Golnaz GharachorluSimon Fraser University, Nick SumnerSimon Fraser University
Pre-print Media Attached
17:15
4m
Talk
Which contributions count? Analysis of attribution in open source
Technical Papers
Jean-Gabriel YoungUniversity of Vermont, Amanda CasariOpen Source Programs Office, Google, Katie McLaughlinOpen Source Programs Office, Google, Milo TrujilloUniversity of Vermont, Laurent Hébert-DufresneUniversity of Vermont, James P. BagrowUniversity of Vermont
Pre-print Media Attached
17:19
4m
Talk
On Improving Deep Learning Trace Analysis with System Call Arguments
Technical Papers
Quentin FournierPolytechnique Montréal, Daniel AloisePolytechnique Montréal, Seyed Vahid AzhariCiena, François TetreaultCiena
Pre-print
17:23
27m
Live Q&A
Discussions and Q&A
Technical Papers

Conference Day
Wed 19 May

Displayed time zone: Amsterdam, Berlin, Bern, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna change

02:00 - 02:50
02:01
4m
Talk
Practitioners' Perceptions of the Goals and Visual Explanations of Defect Prediction Models
Technical Papers
Jirayus JiarpakdeeMonash University, Australia, Chakkrit TantithamthavornMonash University, John GrundyMonash University
Pre-print
02:05
3m
Talk
On the Effectiveness of Deep Vulnerability Detectors to Simple Stupid Bug Detection
Mining Challenge
Jiayi HuaBeijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Haoyu WangBeijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Pre-print
02:08
4m
Talk
An Empirical Study of OSS-Fuzz Bugs
Technical Papers
Zhen Yu DingMotional, Claire Le GouesCarnegie Mellon University
Pre-print
02:12
3m
Talk
Denchmark: A Bug Benchmark of Deep Learning-related Software
Data Showcase
Misoo KimSungkyunkwan University, Youngkyoung KimSungkyunkwan University, Eunseok LeeSungkyunkwan University
02:15
4m
Talk
JITLine: A Simpler, Better, Faster, Finer-grained Just-In-Time Defect Prediction
Technical Papers
Chanathip PornprasitMonash University, Chakkrit TantithamthavornMonash University
Pre-print
02:19
31m
Live Q&A
Discussions and Q&A
Technical Papers

02:00 - 02:50
NLPRegistered Reports / Technical Papers at MSR Room 2
Chair(s): Chunyang ChenMonash University
02:01
4m
Talk
Automatic Part-of-Speech Tagging for Security Vulnerability Descriptions
Technical Papers
SOFONIAS YITAGESUTianjin University, Xiaowang ZhangTianjin University, Zhiyong FengTianjin University, Li XiaohongTianJin University, Zhenchang XingAustralian National University
Pre-print
02:05
4m
Talk
Attention-based model for predicting question relatedness on Stack Overflow
Technical Papers
Jiayan PeiSouth China University of Technology, Yimin WuSouth China University of Technology, Research Institute of SCUT in Yangjiang, Zishan QinSouth China University of Technology, Yao CongSouth China University of Technology, Jingtao GuanResearch Institute of SCUT in Yangjiang
Pre-print
02:09
4m
Talk
Characterising the Knowledge about Primitive Variables in Java Code Comments
Technical Papers
Mahfouth AlghamdiThe University of Adelaide, Shinpei HayashiTokyo Institute of Technology, Takashi KobayashiTokyo Institute of Technology, Christoph TreudeUniversity of Adelaide
Pre-print
02:13
4m
Talk
Googling for Software Development: What Developers Search For and What They Find
Technical Papers
Pre-print
02:17
3m
Talk
Evaluating Pre-Trained Models for User Feedback Analysis in Software Engineering: A Study on Classification of App-Reviews
Registered Reports
Mohammad Abdul HadiUniversity of British Columbia, Fatemeh Hendijani FardUniversity of British Columbia
Pre-print
02:20
3m
Talk
Cross-status Communication and Project Outcomes in OSS Development–A Language Style Matching Perspective
Registered Reports
Yisi HanNanjing University, Zhendong WangUniversity of California, Irvine, Yang FengState Key Laboratory for Novel Software Technology, Nanjing University, Zhihong ZhaoNanjing Tech Unniversity, Yi WangBeijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Pre-print
02:23
27m
Live Q&A
Discussions and Q&A
Technical Papers

03:10 - 04:00
03:10
50m
Tutorial
Elasticsearch Full-Text Search Internals
Tutorials
10:00 - 10:50
DatasetsData Showcase / Technical Papers at MSR Room 1
Chair(s): Sridhar ChimalakondaIndian Institute of Technology Tirupati
10:01
3m
Talk
AndroidCompass: A Dataset of Android Compatibility Checks in Code Repositories
Data Showcase
Sebastian NielebockOtto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany, Paul BlockhausOtto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Germany, Jacob KrügerOtto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Frank OrtmeierOtto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Faculty of Computer Science, Chair of Software Engineering
Pre-print Media Attached
10:04
3m
Talk
GE526: A Dataset of Open Source Game Engines
Data Showcase
Dheeraj VagavoluIndian Institute of Technology Tirupati, Vartika AgrahariIndian Institute of Technology Tirupati, Sridhar ChimalakondaIndian Institute of Technology Tirupati, Akhila Sri Manasa VenigallaIIT Tirupati, India
10:07
3m
Talk
Andromeda: A Dataset of Ansible Galaxy Roles and Their Evolution
Data Showcase
Ruben OpdebeeckVrije Universiteit Brussel, Ahmed ZeroualiVrije Universiteit Brussel, Coen De RooverVrije Universiteit Brussel
10:10
3m
Talk
The Wonderless Dataset for Serverless Computing
Data Showcase
Nafise EskandaniTU Darmstadt, Guido SalvaneschiUniversity of St. Gallen
Pre-print
10:13
3m
Talk
DUETS: A Dataset of Reproducible Pairs of Java Library-Clients
Data Showcase
Thomas DurieuxKTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, César Soto-ValeroKTH Royal Institute of Technology, Benoit BaudryKTH Royal Institute of Technology
Pre-print
10:16
3m
Talk
EQBENCH: A Dataset of Equivalent and Non-equivalent Program Pairs
Data Showcase
Sahar BadihiUniversity of British Columbia, Canada, Yi LiNanyang Technological University, Singapore, Julia RubinUniversity of British Columbia, Canada
10:19
31m
Live Q&A
Discussions and Q&A
Technical Papers

10:00 - 10:50
Dependencies and OSSTechnical Papers / Registered Reports at MSR Room 2
Chair(s): Luca PascarellaDelft University of Technology
10:01
3m
Talk
Identifying Critical Projects via PageRank and Truck Factor
Technical Papers
Rolf-Helge PfeifferIT University of Copenhagen
Pre-print
10:04
4m
Talk
Revisiting Dockerfiles in Open Source Software Over Time
Technical Papers
Kalvin EngUniversity of Alberta, Abram HindleUniversity of Alberta
Pre-print
10:08
3m
Talk
Does the First-Response Matter for Future Contributions? A Study of First Contributions
Registered Reports
Noppadol AssavakamhaenghanNara Institute of Science and Technology, Supatsara WattanakriengkraiNara Institute of Science and Technology, Naomichi ShimadaNara Institute of Science and Technology, Raula Gaikovina KulaNAIST, Takashi IshioNara Institute of Science and Technology, Kenichi MatsumotoNara Institute of Science and Technology
Pre-print
10:11
4m
Talk
Data Balancing Improves Self-Admitted Technical Debt Detection
Technical Papers
Murali SridharanUniversity of Oulu, Leevi RantalaUniversity of Oulu, Maëlick ClaesUniversity of Oulu, Mika MäntyläUniversity of Oulu
Pre-print
10:15
35m
Live Q&A
Discussions and Q&A
Technical Papers

17:00 - 17:50
Energy, logging, and APIsTechnical Papers at MSR Room 1
Chair(s): Akond RahmanTennessee Tech University
17:01
3m
Talk
S3M: Siamese Stack (Trace) Similarity Measure
Technical Papers
Aleksandr KhvorovJetBrains, ITMO University, Roman VasilievJetBrains, George ChernishevSaint-Petersburg State University, Irving Muller RodriguesPolytechnique Montreal, Montreal, Canada, Dmitrij KoznovSaint-Petersburg State University, Nikita PovarovJetBrains
Pre-print
17:04
4m
Talk
Mining the ROS ecosystem for Green Architectural Tactics in Robotics and an Empirical Evaluation
Technical Papers
Ivano MalavoltaVrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Katerina ChinnappanVrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Stan SwanbornVrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Grace LewisCarnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute, Patricia LagoVrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Pre-print Media Attached
17:08
4m
Talk
Mining Energy-Related Practices in Robotics Software
Technical Papers
Michel AlbonicoUTFPR, Ivano MalavoltaVrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Gustavo PintoFederal University of Pará, Emitzá GuzmánVrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Katerina ChinnappanVrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Patricia LagoVrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Pre-print Media Attached
17:12
3m
Talk
Mining API Interactions to Analyze Software Revisions for the Evolution of Energy Consumption
Technical Papers
Andreas SchulerUniversity of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Gabriele Anderst-KotsisJohannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria
Pre-print
17:15
4m
Talk
Can I Solve it? Identifying the APIs required to complete OSS tasks
Technical Papers
Fabio Marcos De Abreu SantosNorthern Arizona University, USA, Igor Scaliante WieseFederal University of Technology – Paraná - UTFPR, Bianca TrinkenreichNorthern of Arizona Univeristy, Igor SteinmacherFederal University of Technology - Paraná / Northern Arizona University, Anita SarmaOregon State University, Marco GerosaNorthern Arizona University, USA
Pre-print
17:19
31m
Live Q&A
Discussions and Q&A
Technical Papers

17:00 - 17:50
Change Management and AnalysisTechnical Papers / Registered Reports at MSR Room 2
Chair(s): Sarah NadiUniversity of Alberta
17:01
4m
Talk
Studying the Change Histories of Stack Overflow and GitHub Snippets
Technical Papers
Saraj Singh ManesCarleton University, Olga BaysalCarleton University
Pre-print
17:05
4m
Talk
Learning Off-By-One Mistakes: An Empirical Study
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Hendrig SellikDelft University of Technology, Onno van ParidonAdyen N.V., Georgios GousiosFacebook & Delft University of Technology, Maurício AnicheDelft University of Technology
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17:09
4m
Talk
Predicting Design Impactful Changes in Modern Code Review: A Large-Scale Empirical Study
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Anderson UchôaPontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Caio BarbosaPontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Daniel CoutinhoPontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Willian OizumiPontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Wesley AssunçãoPontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Silvia Regina VergilioFederal University of Paraná, Juliana Alves PereiraPUC-Rio, Anderson OliveiraPUC-Rio, Alessandro GarciaPUC-Rio
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17:13
4m
Talk
Rollback Edit Inconsistencies in Developer Forum
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Saikat MondalUniversity of Saskatchewan, Gias UddinUniversity of Calgary, Canada, Chanchal K. RoyUniversity of Saskatchewan
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17:17
3m
Talk
Assessing the Exposure of Software Changes: The DiPiDi Approach
Registered Reports
Mehran MeidaniUniversity of Waterloo, Maxime LamotheUniversity of Waterloo, Shane McIntosh
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17:20
4m
Talk
On the Use of Dependabot Security Pull Requests
Technical Papers
Mahmoud AlfadelConcordia Univerisity, Diego CostaConcordia University, Canada, Emad ShihabConcordia University, Mouafak MkhallalatiConcordia University
Pre-print
17:24
26m
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Call for Nominations

The Mining Software Repositories community has introduced a series of two awards, the MSR Ric Holt Early Career Achievement Award and the MSR Foundational Contribution Award.

MSR Ric Holt Early Career Achievement Award

This award recognizes outstanding junior researchers who have provided outstanding contributions in the area of mining software repositories. The award recognizes research outputs produced by candidates during the early stages of their career. To be eligible, a candidate’s most recent computer-related educational degree (baccalaureate, masters, or doctoral degree) must have been awarded on or after January 1, 2014. If the degree included a defense, the defense must have occurred on or after January 1, 2014. If the degree included a thesis, but did not require a defense, then the final submission of the thesis must have occurred on or after January 1, 2014. The award is named after Dr. Ric Holt (1941 – 2019) who was a professor at the University of Waterloo.

For the MSR 2020 Early Career Achievement Award, the recipient is Alberto Bacchelli for contributions to the state of the art in research and practice in modern code reviews, as well as outreach and education efforts throughout the international MSR community.

MSR Foundational Contribution Award

The MSR Foundational Contribution Award recognizes individuals, or groups of individuals, having produced fundamental contributions in the field of mining software repositories, which helped many others (not limited to the MSR community) to build on it to advance the state of the art. It could be a tool, a dataset, a repository, or a mixture of contributions opening new research areas. It is not a requirement that such a research contribution has been presented at the MSR conference at some point. Having received other recognitions for the same contribution does not preclude an individual from being nominated for the MSR Foundational Contribution Award.

The 2020 MSR Foundational Contribution Award went to Jonathan Maletic and Michael Collard, for the srcML infrastructure, which addresses many hard problems in source code parsing and has fostered a wide range of research innovations throughout software engineering.

Nominations Procedure

The awards are based on nominations. Nomination letters must be sent via email, in PDF format, to the addresses:

miryung@cs.ucla.edu;a.e.zaidman@tudelft.nl

Along with the nomination letter, the nominator must enclose between one and three reference letters. Letters cannot be from the nominator herself, and can typically be a short reference letter (1-2 pages), although longer letters are welcome. Self-nominations are disallowed.

The nomination letter must contain:

  • Nominator Name
  • Nominator Affiliation
  • Nominator Email
  • Nominee(s) Name(s) (can be multiple people for the MSR Foundational Contribution Award)
  • Nominee(s) Affiliation(s)
  • Nominee(s) Email(s)
  • Proposed citation (25 words)
  • Short nomination statement (max 250 words)
  • Detailed nomination (not limited)
  • (attached) up to three reference letters in PDF format

Eligibility criteria

Award Committee Chairs, Award Committee Members, the current and the 1st past Steering Committee Chairs of MSR cannot nominate, cannot be nominated, and cannot endorse (write letters).

Everyone else, including Steering Committee Members, can nominate, be nominated, and endorse (write letters).

Important Dates

Nominations deadline February 16, 2021, 23:59 AOE
Notification March 15, 2021
Award ceremony At the virtual MSR 2021 conference.

MSR Awards Co-Chairs

  • Miryung Kim, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
  • Andy Zaidman, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands