The 21st Belgium-Netherlands Software Evolution Workshop

Mons, 12-13 September 2022

Guest speakers



Technical Papers
Presentation Abstracts

Date Time Event
September, 2022
09:30 - 09:50 Informal get to know newcomers
09:50 - 10:00 Opening
10:00- 11:00 Keynote 1: Mike Papadakis
Applying Mutation Testing in Evolving Systems - SC: Mairieli Wessel
11:00 - 12:30
11:00 LiFUSO: A Tool to Improve Library Selection in Maven - link Camilo Velázquez-Rodríguez and Coen De Roover
11:15 FAIRSECO: An Infrastructure for Measuring Impact of Research Software - link Slinger Jansen, Elena Baninemeh and Siamak Farshidi
11:35 Modeling Interconnected Social and Technical Risks in Open Source Software Ecosystems William Schueller and Johannes Wachs
11:50 A Preliminary Study of Rhythm and Speed in the Maven Ecosystem - link Damien Jaime, Joyce El Haddad and Pascal Poizat
12:10 A Search Engine for Code Repositories in Software Ecosystems - link Chris Pfaff, Elena Baninemeh, Siamak Farshidi, and Slinger Jansen
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch break
13:30 - 15:00
13:30 In-Time Testing of Evolving Systems with Long-Standing Mutants - link Milos Ojdanic
13:45 An Empirical Study of Async Wait Flakiness in Front-End Testing - link Yu Pei, Sarra Habchi, Renaud Rwemalika, Jeongju Sohn, and Mike Papadakis
14:05 Sentiment Overflow in the Testing Stack: Let the Finger Pointing Begin Mark Swillus
14:20 Leveraging Composability in Model-based Testing for Microservices - link Bas van den Brink, Tannaz Zameni, Ulyana Tikhonova, Lammert Vinke, and Ana-Maria Oprescu
14:40 Steps Towards Zero-touch Mutation Testing in Pharo - link Mehrdad Abdi and Serge Demeyer
15:00 - 15:15 Coffee break
15:15 - 16:35
15:15 Open Source Automotive Software Landscape Sangeeth Kochanthara, Yanja Dajsuren, Loek Cleophas, and Mark van den Brand
15:30 Nurturing the Software Ecosystems of the Future (Achievements of an Inter-University Research Project) Serge Demeyer, Tom Mens, Coen De Roover, and Anthony Cleve
15:45 Perception Systems' Safety: A Case Study Sangeeth Kochanthara, Tajinder Singh, Alexandru Forrai, and Loek Cleophas
16:00 Estimating (Past) Development Effort in Free/Open Source Software Gregorio Robles, Jesus M. Gonzalez-Barahona, Andrea Capiluppi, Bjorn Lundell, and Jonas Gamalielsson
16:15 Benchmarking the Vulnerability Detection Capabilities of Software Analysis Tools - link Elena Baninemeh and Slinger Jansen
16:35 - 17:05 Coffee break
17:05 - 18:20
17:05 HyDRa: A Framework for Modeling, Manipulating and Evolving Hybrid Polystores Maxime Gobert, Loup Meurice, and Anthony Cleve
17:20 Visualising CFG Differences Through Trace Equivalence - link Céline Deknop, Johan Fabry, Kim Mens, and Vadim Zaytsev
17:35 TyphonEvolution: Query-based Schema Evolution Recommendations for Hybrid Polystores Pol Benats, Loup Meurice, Maxime Gobert, and Anthony Cleve
17:50 RubyCOP: A Feature-Based Context-Oriented Programming Framework - link Benoît Duhoux, Kim Mens, and Bruno Dumas
18:05 UML and Box-and-Line Diagrams in Software Design Comprehension - link Satrio Adi Rukmono and Michel Chaudron
18:20 - 18:25 Day One Closing
19:30 - 23:30 Dinner
September, 2022
09:20 - 09:25 Opening of Day 2 - Introduction of keynote speaker
09:25- 10:25 Keynote 2: Gregorio Robles
Let's talk about bugs! - SC: Tom Mens
10:25 - 10:40 Coffee break
10:40 - 12:00
10:40 Self-Admitted Technical Debt and Comments' Polarity: An Empirical Study Nathan Cassee, Fiorella Zampetti, Nicole Novielli, Alexander Serebrenik, and Massimiliano Di Penta
10:55 Detecting Knowledge Islands in Software Development Processes - link Christoph Gote
11:10 PaReco: Patched Clones and Missed Patches among the Divergent Variants of a Software Family John Businge, Poedjadevie Ramkisoen, Alexandre Decan, Serge Demeyer, Coen De Roover, and Foutse Khomh
11:25 Benchmarking Bots for Performance Assessment - abstract Florian Markusse, Philipp Leitner, and Alexander Serebrenik
11:40 Visualizing code reviews bottlenecks, from 2D to virtual reality - link David Moreno-Lumbreras, Jesus M. Gonzalez-Barahona, and Gregorio Robles
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch break
13:00 - 14:15
13:00 Evolution of Crowd-Sourced Documentation in Developers Discord Conversations - link Marco Raglianti
13:15 On the Use of GitHub Actions in Software Development Repositories - abstract Pooya Rostami Mazrae
13:30 Mining patterns for annotation usage rules. Yunior Pacheco and Coen De Roover
13:45 Recognizing bot activity in collaborative software developments Mehdi Golzadeh
14:00 Using N-grams to Represent Concepts in a Topic from Java Corpora Zaki Pauzi and Andrea Capiluppi
14:15 - 14:30 Coffee break
14:30 - 15:55
14:30 Multi-Paradigm Code Quality Assurance Framework - link Marnick van der Arend
14:50 State-Of-The-Practice in Quality Assurance in Open Source Software Development Ali Khatami and Andy Zaidman
15:05 How to evaluate the power exercised over a free software project? An application to the case of the Android project - link Robert Viseur
15:25 Towards Assessing Architectural Smells for Self-Adaptive Systems at Runtime Edilton Santos, Pierre-Yves Schobbens, and Gilles Perrouin
15:40 The practical maintainability model for data models Anjali Ahlawat, Xander Schrijen, and Ana Oprescu
15:55 - 16:00 Day Two Closing
16:00 - 18:00 Reception

BENEVOL memory



Program Committee

Call for papers

The goal of BENEVOL is to bring together researchers who are working in the field of software evolution and maintenance. BENEVOL offers an informal forum to meet and to discuss new ideas, important problems and obtained research results.

BENEVOL accepts submissions in two categories:

Technical papers (max 4 pages main text + 1 page of references) will undergo a mild yet constructive review. We explicitly solicit papers in the early stages of research, which are still rather rough around the edges and would benefit from feedback from the community. Technical papers will be reviewed by at least three members of the program committee, assessing whether they are within the scope of BENEVOL (i.e., software maintenance and evolution) and meet its quality criteria. Authors will be asked to improve their paper and submit a camera ready version that will be published in the workshop proceedings.

Presentation abstracts (max 1 page) report on research results without inclusion in the proceedings. They will only be reviewed for relevance and they will be made available on the website of the workshop. Presentation abstracts can either be novel research results that should not be included in the proceedings or results that have already been published, or that are ready to be submitted to a conference or a journal. Of particular interest are summaries that try to provoke discussion, initiate challenging new avenues, etc.

Submission Guidelines

All submissions must conform to the IEEE Formatting Guidelines For Conference Proceedings. All submissions must be in PDF format; must use the A4 page size and must add page-numbers at the bottom. Technical papers, when properly formatted, must not exceed four (4) pages main text + one (1) page of references, while presentation abstracts should not exceed one (1) page + one (1) page of references. This limit includes the main text, figures, tables, and appendices.

Submit your paper via EasyChair. Mark the category it belongs to, i.e., a technical paper or a presentation abstract. You can upload incremental versions of your paper so do not wait until the last minute to submit.

Important Dates

  • Submission deadline: Wed June 15, 2022 Tue June 21, 2022
  • Author notification: Tue July 12, 2022 Fri July 15, 2022
  • Camera ready: Fri August 12, 2022 Mon September 5, 2022
  • Registration deadline: Fri August 19, 2022
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