June 2019|

Fifth Madrilenian Seminar on Software Research

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain. June 5th 2019

Call for Participation

The Fifth MadSESE research seminar aims to gather researchers and practitioners from Madrid and neighboring regions to meet and to share their interest in the field of software research. If you intend to publish in venues and journals such as TSE, JEMSE, ICSE, FSE, ICSME, ESEM, SANER or MSR, you are more than welcome to participate!

Anyone active in the field are invited to submit an abstract (two to four A4 pages in LNCS format) of a talk (to be sent before May 24th to Based on these extended abstracts, the organization will construct an exciting program. The length of the talks will depend on the number of submissions.

Attendance to MadSESE seminars is free.

Invited Speaker

For the Fifth MadSESE, we are delighted to have the following renowned keynote speaker:

Jesús M. González-Barahona is Full Professor at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain

Jesus M. Gonzalez-Barahona is co-founder of the Bitergia company focusing on software development analytics. He is full professor in telematics at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, where he is co-leading the LibreSoft research group, focused on libre software and open collaboration in different areas such as software engineering, virtual communities and e-learning. He is an active member of the Linux Foundation's CHAOSS community focusing on community health analytics of open source software.

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Tentative Programme

10:30 - 11:30 Keynote
"Can software be healthy?" by Jesús M. González-Barahona (URJC)

11:30 - 13:00 Morning Session

"Writing and Comparing Gender Detection Tools"
David Arroyo and Jesús M. González-Barahona

"Statistical Errors in Software Engineering Experiments: A Preliminary Literature Review"
Rolando P. Reyes Ch. (ESPE and UPM), Oscar Dieste (UPM), Efran R. Fonseca C. (ESPE), and Natalia Juristo (UPM)

"Research in progress: Rethinking CodeCity"
David Moreno-Lumbreras and Jesús M. González-Barahona

15:00 - 16:30 Afternoon Session I

"Dr. Scratch, una herramienta para el análisis del pensamiento computacional"
Ángela Vargas and Gregorio Robles

"Software defect prediction with zero-inflated Poisson models"
Daniel Rodriguez (UAH), Javier Dolado (UPV), Javier Tuya (UniOvi), and Dietmar Pfahl (Univ. Tartu)

"Reproducibility and credibility in empirical software engineering"
Gema Rodríguez-Pérez (Univ. Waterloo), Gregorio Robles and Jesús M. González-Barahona

17:00 - 18:00 Afternoon Session II

"Why can't we build all commits of the history of a project? An empirical study"
Michel Maes, Micael Gallego, Francisco Gortázar, Jesús González-Barahona, and Gregorio Robles

"Dynamic Windows Scheduling for Virtual Machine Placement"
Katia Leal (URJC), Jose Herrera (IMDEA Network), and Virginia Escuder (UAH)


The event will be hosted at Edificio Manuel Becerra of the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, in particular, in following room: Sala de Grados.

Directions for getting to the Edificio Manuel Becerra of the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. See below a map with the location.

Organization & Sponsor

With the support of Bitergia

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Organizing Team

Juan Garbajosa

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Alessandra Gorla

IMDEA Software Institute

Gregorio Robles

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos

Daniel Rodríguez

Universidad de Alcalá de Henares