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Proactive Software Complexity Assessment

Vard Antinyan

Last update: 2017-09-11

Outline of PhD Thesis

The thesis is a collection of research papers based on work done under the Software Center at the Division of Software Engineering, Chalmers | University of Gothenburg together with our industrial partners at Ericsson, Volvo Group Truck Technology, Volvo Car Group, Saab Defense, and Grundfos.

Publication List

Included Papers

1

Monitoring Evolution of Code Complexity and Magnitude of Changes

Vard Antinyan, Miroslaw Staron, Wilhelm Meding, Per Österström, Anders Henriksson, Jörgen Hansson

Published in Journal of Acta Cybernetica (0324-721X, Vol. 21, p. 367-382), 2014.

2

Identifying risky areas of software code in Agile/Lean software development

Vard Antinyan, Miroslaw Staron, Wilhelm Meding, Per Österström, Erik Wikström, Johan Wranker, Anders Henriksson, Jörgen Hansson

Published in 21th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance, Reengineering and Reverse Engineering (CSMR-WCRE), pp. 154-163. IEEE, 2014.

3

Evaluating Code Complexity Triggers, Use of Complexity Measures, and Complexity Influence on Maintenance Time

Vard Antinyan, Miroslaw Staron, Anna Sandberg

Published in Empirical Software Engineering Journal. Springer, 2017.

4

Rendex: A Method for Automated Reviews of Textual Requirements

Vard Antinyan and Miroslaw Staron

Published in Journal of Systems and Software. Elsevier, 2017.

5

Mythical Unit Test Coverage

Vard Antinyan, Jesper Derehag, Anna Sandberg, Miroslaw Staron

Published in IEEE Software Magazine. IEEE, 2017.

6

Validating Software Measures Using Action Research: A Method and Industrial Experiences

Vard Antinyan, Miroslaw Staron, Anna Sandberg, and Jörgen Hansson

Published in 20th ACM International Conference on Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering (EASE p. 23). ACM, 2016.

Other Publications

7

A Pragmatic Vew on Code Complexity Management

Vard Antinyan, Anna Sandberg, and Miroslaw Staron

Revision phase in IEEE Computer Magazine. IEEE 2017.

8

Proactive Reviews of Textual Requirements

Vard Antinyan and Miroslaw Staron

Published in 24th IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering (SANER), pp. 541-545, IEEE 2017.

9

On the Relationship between Unit Testing and Code Quality

Lucas Gren and Vard Antinyan

Published in 43rd Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA), 2017.

10

A Complexity Measure for Textual Requirements

Vard Antinyan and Miroslaw Staron

Published in 26th IEEE International Conference on Software Process and Product Measurement (IWSM-MENSURA), pp. 66-71. IEEE, 2016.

11

Defining Technical Risks in Software Development

Vard Antinyan, Miroslaw Staron, Wilhelm Meding, Anders Henriksson, Jörgen Hansson, and Anna Sandberg

Published in 24th IEEE International Conference on Software Process and Product Measurement (IWSM-MENSURA 2014 pp. 167-182), IEEE 2014.

12

Profiling Prerelease Software Product and Organizational Performance

Vard Antinyan, Miroslaw Staron, and Wilhelm Meding

Published as a book chapter, Continuous Software Engineering, (pp. 167-182). Springer 2014.

13

Monitoring Evolution of Code Complexity in Agile/Lean Software Development - A Case Study at Two Companies.

Vard Antinyan, Miroslaw Staron, Wilhelm Meding, Per Österström, Anders Henriksson, Jörgen Hansson

Published in the 13th Symposium on Programming Languages and Software Tools (SPLST'13 p. 1-15), 2013.

14

Identifying Complex Functions: By Investigating Various Aspects of Code Complexity

Vard Antinyan, Miroslaw Staron, Jesper Derehag, Mattias Runsten, Erik Wikström, Wilhelm Meding, and Jörgen Hansson

Published in the 3rd IEEE Science and Information Conference (SAI 2015, pp. 879-888). IEEE, 2015.

15

Towards Proactive Management of Technical Debt by Software Metrics

Anna Börjesson Sandberg, Miroslaw Staron, Vard Antinyan

Published in the 15th Symposium on Programming Languages and Software Tools (SPLST’15) pp. 1-15, 2015.

16

Monitoring Risks in Large Software Development Programs

Vard Antinyan and Spyridon Maniotis

Published in 5th IEEE Computing Conference, IEEE 2017.

17

Code Complexity Assessment for Practitioners

Vard Antinyan, Anna Sandberg, Miroslaw Staron

Submitted to International Conference on Software Engineering, 2018.

Personal Contribution

  • In all publications where I am first author, I have been the main contributor with respect to inception, planning, execution and writing.

Licentaite Thesis: Empowering technical risk assessment in software development

PhD Thesis: Proactive Software Complexity Assessment