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

         Research Track

  • Why Innovation Processes Need to Support Traceability
         Thomas Beyhl, Gregor Berg, and Holger Giese
        (Hasso Plattner Institute at the University of Potsdam, Germany)
  • Decision-Centric Traceability of Architectural Concerns
         Jane Cleland-Huang, Mehdi Mirakhorli, Adam Czauderna, and Mateusz Wieloch
        (DePaul University, United States)
  • Getting More From Requirements Traceability: Requirements Testing Progress
         Celal Ziftci and Ingolf Krueger
         (University of California at San Diego, United States)
  • Using Traceability Links to Identifying Potentially Erroneous Artifacts during Regulatory Reviews
         Wuwei Shen, Chung-Ling Lin, and Andrian Marcus
         (Western Michigan University, Wayne State University, United States)
  • Towards Recovering and Maintaining Trace Links for Model Sketches across Interactive Displays
         Markus Kleffmann, Matthias Book, and Volker Gruhn
         (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)
  • Ontology-Based Trace Retrieval
         Yonghua Li and Jane Cleland-Huang
         (Wuhan University of Technology, China, Depaul University, United States)
  • Human Recoverability Index: a TraceLab Experiment
         Alexander Dekhtyar and Michael Hilton
         (California Polytechnic State University, United States)
  • Trace Matrix Analyzer (TMA)
         Wenbin Li, Jane Hayes, Fan Yang, Ken Imai, Jesse Yannelli, Chase Carnes, and Maureen Doyle
         (University of Kentucky, Northern Kentucky University, United States)
  • Towards an Eye-tracking Enabled IDE for Software Traceability Tasks
         Braden Walters, Michael Falcone, Alexander Shibble, and Bonita Sharif
         (Youngstown State University, United States)
  • Backward Propagation of Code Refinements on Transformational Code Generation Environments
         Victor Guana and Eleni Stroulia
         (University of Alberta, Canada)
  • REquirements TRacing On target (RETRO) Enhanced with an Automated Thesaurus Builder: An Empirical Study
         Sandeep Pandanaboyana, Shreeram Sridharan, Jesse Yannelli, and Jane Hayes
         (University of Kentucky, United States)
  • Establishing Content Traceability for Software Applications: An approach based on Structuring and Tracking of configuration elements
         Padmlata Nistala and Priyanka Kumari
         (TATA Consultancy Services, India)
  • Enabling traceability reuse for impact analyses – A feasibility study in a safety context
         Markus Borg, Orlena Gotel, and Krzysztof Wnuk
         (Lund University, Sweden)
  • A TraceLab-Based Solution for Identifying Traceability Links using LSI
         Nouh Alhindawi, Omar Meqdadi, Brian Bartman, and Jonathan Maletic
         (Kent State University, United States)
  • The Role of Artefact Corpus in LSI-based Traceability Recovery
         Gabriele Bavota, Andrea De Lucia, Rocco Oliveto, Annibale Panichella, Fabio Ricci, and Genny Tortora
         (University of Sannio, University of Salerno, University of Molise, Italy)

         Challenge Track

  • Traceability Challenge 2013: Statistical Analysis for Traceability Experiments Software Verification and Validation Research Laboratory (SVVRL) of the University of Kentucky
         Mark Hays, Jane Hayes, Arnold Stromberg, and Arne Bathke
         (University of Kentucky, United States)
  • Traceability Challenge 2013: Query+ Enhancement for Semantic Tracing (QuEST) Software Verification and Validation Research Laboratory (SVVRL) of the University of Kentucky
         Wenbin Li and Jane Hayes
         (University of Kentucky, United States)
  • Towards Feature-Aware Retrieval of Refinement Traces
         Patrick Rempel, Patrick Mäder, and Tobias Kuschke
         (Germany TU Ilmenau, Germany Ilmenau Technical University, Germany)
  • Configuring Topic Models for Software Engineering Tasks in TraceLab
         Bogdan Dit, Annibale Panichella, Evan Moritz, Rocco Oliveto, Massimilano Di Penta, Denys
         Poshyvanyk, and Andrea De Lucia
         (The College of William and Mary, United State, University of Salerno, University of Molise,
         University of Sannio, Italy)
  • Trace-by-Classification: A Machine Learning Approach to Generate Trace Links for Frequently Occurring Software Artifacts
         Mateusz Wieloch, Sorawit Amornborvornwong, and Jane Cleland-Huang
         (DePaul University, United States)



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.