Types of Ancient Greek — Scott Fleischman

Two things I love combined: type systems and ancient languages. This should be fun! There is quite some Greek language material available digitally, especially the Greek bible has been manually analyzed a lot, both in terms of word analysis, and structural analysis. This however takes a lot of work, and issues that scholars run into Read more about Types of Ancient Greek — Scott Fleischman[…]

Making SCAM’16 The Tweeting Conference (And Why You Should Submit, Too!)

SCAM’16 is becoming “The Tweeting Conference.” In this guest post, I, Moritz Beller, will explain how I came up with this slogan and what it means. The idea of increasing SCAM’s visibility was drafted out together with my social media co-chair Felienne and the SCAM organizing committee. The aim of Twitter-ifying the conference is to Read more about Making SCAM’16 The Tweeting Conference (And Why You Should Submit, Too!)[…]

Observations on Knowledge Transfer of Professional Software Developers during Pair Programming — Franz Zieris

Franz want to understand how knowledge transfer works in pair programming., and then use to do define patterns and best practices. For that, we need data! Franz asked companies to be allowed to record screens and audio during real programing activity. Franz now has 50 sessions from 11 companies. A perspective 🙂 He selected 13 Read more about Observations on Knowledge Transfer of Professional Software Developers during Pair Programming — Franz Zieris[…]

How do free/open source developers pick their tools — Klaas-Jan Stol

Klaas-Jan* wanted to know how open-source developers pick their tools, and for that used the Delphi method, which involves setting up a panel. 21 panelists were selected out of 429 nominees, by recruiting people via mailing lists. The pool was then thinned into 21, by taking into account 4 dimensions: work in teams, versus alone, the Read more about How do free/open source developers pick their tools — Klaas-Jan Stol[…]

VEnron: A Versioned Spreadsheet Corpus and Related Evolution Analysis — Wensheng Dou

Spreadsheets at ICSE. Woo! If you have used spreadsheets, you know that it is a common scenario to have multiple versions of the same file, for different months, projects or clients. But, spreadsheets aren’t commonly under version control, while spreadsheets stay alive for 5 years and are used then by 13 users. We all know Read more about VEnron: A Versioned Spreadsheet Corpus and Related Evolution Analysis — Wensheng Dou[…]