Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • What Makes a Code Change Easier to Review: An Empirical Investigation on Code Change Reviewability

    Achyudh Ram, Anand Ashok Sawant, Marco Castellucio, Alberto Bacchelli
    Foundations of Software Engineering (ESEC/FSE) 2018
    BibTeXPDFPresentation
    @inproceedings{sawant2018why,
      title={What Makes a Code Change Easier to Review: An Empirical Investigation on Code Change Reviewability},
      author={Ram, Achyudh and Sawant, Anand Ashok and Castellucio, Marco and Bacchelli, Alberto},
      booktitle={Proceedings of the 26th ACM Joint European Software Engineering Conference and Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (ESEC/FSE). forthcoming},
      year={2018}
    }
                                    
  • Why are features deprecated? An investigation into the motivation behind deprecation

    Anand Ashok Sawant, Guangzhe Huang, Gabriel Vilen, Stefan Stojkovski, Alberto Bacchelli
    International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME) 2018
    BibTeXPDF
    @inproceedings{sawant2018why,
      title={Why are features deprecated? An investigation into the motivation behind deprecation},
      author={Sawant, Anand Ashok and Huang, Guangzhe and Vilen, Gabriel and Stojkovski, Stefan and Bacchelli, Alberto},
      booktitle={Proceedings of the 34th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME 2018). forthcoming},
      year={2018}
    }
                                    
  • Understanding Developers’ Needs on Deprecation as a Language Feature

    Anand Ashok Sawant, Mauricio Aniche, Arie van Deursen, Alberto Bacchelli
    International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) 2018
    BibTeXPDF
    @inproceedings{sawant2018understanding,
      title={Understanding Developers’ Needs on Deprecation as a Language Feature},
      author={Sawant, Anand Ashok and Aniche, Mauricio and van Deursen, Arie and Bacchelli, Alberto},
      booktitle={Proceedings of the 40th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2018). forthcoming},
      year={2018}
    }
                                    
  • On the reaction to deprecation of clients of 4+ 1 popular Java APIs and the JDK

    Anand Ashok Sawant, Romain Robbes, Alberto Bacchelli
    Empirical Software Engineering (EMSE) 2017
    BibTeXPDF
    @article{sawant2017reaction,
      title={On the reaction to deprecation of clients of 4+ 1 popular Java APIs and the JDK},
      author={Sawant, Anand Ashok and Robbes, Romain and Bacchelli, Alberto},
      journal={Empirical Software Engineering},
      pages={1--40},
      year={2017},
      publisher={Springer}
    }
                                    
  • On the reaction to deprecation of 25,357 clients of 4+1 popular Java APIs

    Anand Ashok Sawant, Romain Robbes, Alberto Bacchelli
    International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME) 2016
    BibTeXPDF
    @inproceedings{sawant2016deprecation,
        author       = "A. A. Sawant and A. Bacchelli.",
        title        = "On the reaction to deprecation of 25,357 clients of 4+1 popular Java APIs.",
        booktitle    = "Proceedings of the 32nd IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME)",
        year         = "2016",
        pages        = "in press",
        organization = "IEEE press"
    }
                                    
  • Visualizing Code and Coverage Changes for Code Review

    Sebastiaan Oosterwaal, Arie van Deursen, Roberta Coelho, Anand Ashok Sawant, Alberto Bacchelli
    The International Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (FSE) 2016 Demo Track
    BibTeXPDF
    @inproceedings{oosterwaal2016,
        author       = "S. Oosterwaal, A. van Deursen, R. Coelho, A. A. Sawant and A. Bacchelli.",
        title        = "Visualizing Code and Coverage Changes for Code Review",
        booktitle    = "Proceedings of the 24th ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (2016) Demo Track",
        year         = "2016",
        pages        = "in press",
        organization = "ACM press"
    }
                                    
  • fine-GRAPE: fine-grained APi usage extractor – an approach and dataset to investigate API usage

    Anand Ashok Sawant, Alberto Bacchelli
    Empirical Software Engineering (EMSE) 2016
    BibTeXPDF
    @Article{Sawant2016,
      author="Sawant, Anand Ashok
      and Bacchelli, Alberto",
      title="fine-GRAPE: fine-grained APi usage extractor -- an approach and dataset to investigate API usage",
      journal="Empirical Software Engineering",
      year="2016",
      pages="1--24",
      issn="1573-7616",
      doi="10.1007/s10664-016-9444-6",
      url="http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10664-016-9444-6"
    }
                                    
  • A Dataset For API Usage

    Anand Ashok Sawant, Alberto Bacchelli
    The 12th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories (2015) Data Track
    BibTeXPDF
    @inproceedings{sawant2015dataset,
      title={A dataset for API usage},
      author={Sawant, Anand Ashok and Bacchelli, Alberto},
      booktitle={Proceedings of the 12th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories},
      pages={506--509},
      year={2015},
      organization={IEEE Press}
    }
                                

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