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ICSE 2020
Wed 24 June - Thu 16 July 2020
Fri 10 Jul 2020 16:29 - 16:41 at Baekje - A19-SEIS-Engineering an Inclusive Society Chair(s): Iftekhar Ahmed

Community smells have been defined as sub-optimal organizational structures that may lead to social debt. Previous studies have shown that they are highly diffused in both open- and closed-source projects, are perceived as harmful by practitioners, and can even lead to the introduction of technical debt in source code. Despite the presence of this body of research, little is known on the practitioners’ perceived prominence of community smells in practice as well as on the strategies adopted to deal with them. This paper aims at bridging this gap by proposing an empirical study in which 76 software practitioners are inquired on (i) the prominence of four well-known community smells, i.e., Organizational Silo, Black Cloud, Lone Wolf, and Radio Silence, in their contexts and (ii) the methods they adopted to “refactor” them. Our results first reveal that community smells frequently manifest themselves in software projects and, more importantly, there exist specific refactoring practices to deal with each of the considered community smells.

Fri 10 Jul
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16:05 - 17:05: Software Engineering in Society - A19-SEIS-Engineering an Inclusive Society at Baekje
Chair(s): Iftekhar AhmedUniversity of California at Irvine, USA
icse-2020-Software-Engineering-in-Society16:05 - 16:17
Research paper
Mahnaz BehrooziNCSU, Shivani ShirolkarNorth Carolina State University, Titus BarikMicrosoft, Chris ParninNorth Carolina State University
icse-2020-Software-Engineering-in-Society16:17 - 16:23
Alex DekhtyarCal Poly, San Luis Obispo, Jane HayesUniversity of Kentucky, Jennifer HorkoffChalmers and the University of Gothenburg, Gunter MussbacherMcGill University, Canada, Irit HadarUniversity of Haifa, Meira LevyShenkar College of Engineering, Design, Art, Tingting YuUniversity of Kentucky, Jared PayneUniversity of Kentucky, Barbara PaechUniversity of Heidelberg, Germany, Kim YoungjoonJ-CCEI, Jo EunjungJ-CCEI, Heo SeungbumJ-CCEI, Kim YoungjoonJ-CCEI, Kim YoungjoonJ-CCEI, Kim YoungjoonJ-CCEI
icse-2020-Software-Engineering-in-Society16:23 - 16:29
Hemanth GudaparthiUniversity of Cincinnati, Reese JohnsonMetropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati, Harshitha ChallaUniversity of Cincinnati, Nan NiuUniversity of Cincinnati
icse-2020-Software-Engineering-in-Society16:29 - 16:41
Gemma CatolinoDelft University of Technology, Fabio PalombaUniversity of Salerno, Damian Andrew TamburriTU/e, Alexander SerebrenikEindhoven University of Technology, Filomena FerrucciUniversity of Salerno
icse-2020-Software-Engineering-in-Society16:41 - 16:47
Emilia CioroaicaFraunhofer IESE, Barbora BuhnovaMasaryk University, Thomas Kuhn, Daniel SchneiderFraunhofer IESE
icse-2020-Software-Engineering-in-Society16:47 - 16:53
Juan C TorradoNorwegian University of Science and Technology, Ida WoldNorwegian University of Science and Technology, Letizia JaccheriNorwegian University of Science and Technology, Susanna PelagattiUniversity of Pisa, Stefano ChessaUniversity of Pisa, Javier GomezUniversidad Autónoma de Madrid, Gunnar HartvigsenArctic University of Norway, Henriette MichalsenArctic University of Norway
icse-2020-Software-Engineering-in-Society16:53 - 17:05
Adriana-Mihaela GuranDepartment of Computer Science, Babes-Bolyai University, Grigoreta Sofia CojocarDepartment of Computer Science, Babes-Bolyai University, Anamaria MoldovanAlbinuta Kindergarten, Cluj-Napoca, Romania