In conjunction with the ACM/IEEE 33rd International Conference on Software Engineering ICSE 2013
TEFSE 2013 Program

9:00-10:30am Research Session 1 – Traceability Process
Session Chair: Jane Hayes
Time Paper
Opening (Welcome and Intro)
10' Why Innovation Processes Need to Support Traceability
15' Decision-Centric Traceability of Architectural Concerns
15' Getting More From Requirements Traceability: Requirements Testing Progress
15' Trace Matrix Analyzer (TMA)
10' Establishing Content Traceability for Software Applications: An approach based on Structuring and Tracking of configuration elements
15' Discussion
10:30-11:00am Morning Break
11:00-12:30pm TraceLab and Challenge Session
Session Chair: Alex Dekhtyar
Time Paper
30' TraceLab demo
12' Traceability Challenge 2013: Query+ Enhancement for Semantic Tracing (QuEST) Software Verification and Validation Research Laboratory (SVVRL) of the University of Kentucky
12' Traceability Challenge 2013: Statistical Analysis for Traceability Experiments Software Verification and Validation Research Laboratory (SVVRL) of the University of Kentucky
12' Trace-by-Classification: A Machine Learning Approach to Generate Trace Links for Frequently Occurring Software Artifacts
12' Configuring Topic Models for Software Engineering Tasks in TraceLab
12' Towards Feature-Aware Retrieval of Refinement Traces
12:30-2:00pm Lunch Break
2:00-3:30pm Research Session 2 – Information Retrieval and Ontologies
Session Chair: Bonita Sharif
Time Paper
15' REquirements TRacing On target (RETRO) Enhanced with an Automated Thesaurus Builder: An Empirical Study Research Paper
15' Backward Propagation of Code Refinements on Transformational Code Generation Environments
15' The Role of Artefact Corpus in LSI-based Traceability Recovery Research Paper
15' A TraceLab-Based Solution for Identifying Traceability Links using LSI
15' Ontology-Based Trace Retrieval
15' Discussion
3:30-4:00pm Afternoon Break
4:00-5:30pm Research Session 3 – Visualization and Traceability Tasks
Session Chair: Jane Cleland-Huang
Time Paper
15' Human Recoverability Index: a TraceLab Experiment
10' Using Traceability Links to Identifying Potentially Erroneous Artifacts during Regulatory Reviews
15' Towards Recovering and Maintaining Trace Links for Model Sketches across Interactive Displays
15' Enabling traceability reuse for impact analyses – A feasibility study in a safety context
10' Towards an Eye-tracking Enabled IDE for Software Traceability Tasks
15' Discussion
10' Summary & Closing



TEFSE 2013 is over. Looking forward to your contributions to future TEFSE's


TEFSE 2013 Program is announced.


TEFSE'13 Registration is now open

Early registration (April 14, 2013)


List of accepted papers announced.


Challenge paper deadline extended to Feb 22, 2013


New Dates Posted.


Call for papers announced.


PC members list announced.


TEFSE 2013 website is launched.

Important Dates

Friday, Feb 8, 2013

Abstract submission.

Friday, Feb 15, 2013

Paper submission.

Friday, Feb 15, 2013
Friday, Feb 22, 2013

Challenge paper submission.

Friday, Mar 15, 2013

Author notification.

Friday, Mar 29, 2013

Camera-ready due.