Professor Richard Torkar

Journal publications, proceedings, and chapters

Below you will find papers (newest first) published in journals and magazines.The latest papers may not yet be formally published.

  1. C. A. Furia, R. Feldt, and R. Torkar. Bayesian data analysis in empirical software engineering research. Transactions on Software Engineering, accepted for publication, 10.1109/TSE.2019.2935974
  2. E. Mellblom, I. Arason, L. Gren, and R. Torkar. The connection between burnout and personality types in software developers. IEEE Software, 36(5):57–64, 2019, 10.1109/MS.2019.2924769
  3. F. G. de Oliveira Neto, R. Torkar, R. Feldt, L. Gren, C. A. Furia, and Z. Huang. Evolution of statistical analysis in empirical software engineering research: Current state and steps forward. Journal of Systems and Software, 156():246–267, 2019, 10.1016/j.jss.2019.07.002
  4. B. Marculescu, R. Feldt, R. Torkar, and S. Poulding. Transferring interactive search-based software testing to industry. Journal of Systems and Software, 142():156–170, 2018, 10.1016/j.jss.2018.04.061
  5. L. Gren, R. Torkar, and R. Feldt. Group development and group maturity when building agile teams: A qualitative and quantitative investigation at eight large companies. Journal of Systems and Software, 124():104–119, 2017, 10.1016/j.jss.2016.11.024
  6. F. G. de Oliveira Neto, R. Torkar, and P. D. L. Machado. Full modification coverage through automatic similarity-based test case selection. Information and Software Technology, 80():124–137, 2016, 10.1016/j.infsof.2016.08.008
  7. B. Marculescu, S. Poulding, R. Feldt, K. Petersen, and R. Torkar. Tester interactivity makes a difference in search-based software engineering: A controlled experiment. Information and Software Technology, 78():66–82, 2016, 10.1016/j.infsof.2016.05.009
  8. W. Afzal, S. Alone, K. Glocksien, and R. Torkar. Software test process improvement approaches: A systematic literature review and an industrial case study. Journal of Systems and Software, 111():1–33, 2016, 10.1016/j.jss.2015.08.048
  9. L. Gren, R. Torkar, and R. Feldt. The prospects of a quantitative measurement of agility: A validation study on an agile maturity model. Journal of Systems and Software, 107():38–49, 2015, 10.1016/j.jss.2015.05.008
  10. B. Marculescu, R. Feldt, R. Torkar, and S. Poulding. An initial industrial evaluation of interactive search-based testing for embedded software. Applied Soft Computing, 29():26–39, 2015, 10.1016/j.asoc.2014.12.025
  11. N. E. Holt, L. Briand, and R. Torkar. Empirical evaluations on the cost-effectiveness of state-based testing: An industrial case study. Information and Software Technology, 56(8):890–910, 2014, 10.1016/j.infsof.2014.02.011
  12. W. Afzal, A. N. Ghazi, J. Itkonen, R. Torkar, A. Andrews, and K. Bhatti. An experiment on the effectiveness and efficiency of exploratory testing. Empirical Software Engineering, 20(3):844–878, 2015, 10.1007/s10664-014-9301-4
  13. W. Afzal, R. Torkar, R. Feldt, and T. Gorschek. Prediction of faults-slip-through in large software projects: An empirical evaluation. Software Quality Journal, 22(1):51–86, 2014, 10.1007/s11219-013-9205-3
  14. L. Madeyski, W. Orzeszyna, R. Torkar, and M. Józala. Overcoming the equivalent mutant problem: A systematic literature review and a comparative experiment of second order mutation. Transactions on Software Engineering, 40(1):23–42, 2013, 10.1109/TSE.2013.44
  15. E. Rogstad, L. Briand, and R. Torkar. Test case selection for black-box regression testing of database applications. Information and Software Technology, 55(10):1781–1795, 2013, 10.1016/j.infsof.2013.04.004
  16. D. Radjenović, M. Heričko, R. Torkar, and A. Živkovič. Software fault prediction metrics: A systematic literature review. Information and Software Technology, 55(8):1397–1418, 2013, 10.1016/j.infsof.2013.02.009
  17. H. Edison, N. bin Ali, and R. Torkar. Towards innovation measurement in the software industry. Journal of Systems and Software, 86(5):1390–1407, 2013, 10.1016/j.jss.2013.01.013
  18. S. Nidhra, M. Yanamadala, W. Afzal, and R. Torkar. Knowledge transfer challenges and mitigation strategies in global software development—A systematic literature review and industrial validation. International Journal of Information Management, 33(2):333–355, 2012, 10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2012.11.004
  19. K. Riņķevičs and R. Torkar. Equality in cumulative voting: A systematic review with an improvement proposal. Information and Software Technology, 55(2):267–287, 2012, 10.1016/j.infsof.2012.08.004
  20. S. Schneider, R. Torkar, and T. Gorschek. Solutions in global software engineering: A systematic literature review. International Journal of Information Management, 33(1):119–132, 2012, 10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2012.06.002
  21. W. Afzal, R. Torkar, and R. Feldt. Resampling methods in software quality classification. International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (Special Issue on Emerging synergies of AI and SE), 22(2):203–223, 2012, 10.1142/S0218194012400037
  22. R. Torkar, T. Gorschek, R. Feldt, M. Svahnberg, U. A. Raja, and K. Kamran. Requirements traceability: A systematic review and industry case study. International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, 22(3):1–49, 2012, 10.1142/S0218194012005846
  23. R. Berntsson Svensson, T. Gorschek, B. Regnell, R. Torkar, A. Shahrokni, and R. Feldt. Quality requirements in industrial practice: An extended interview study at eleven companies. Transactions on Software Engineering, 38(4):923–935, 2012, 10.1109/TSE.2011.47
  24. W. Afzal and R. Torkar. On the application of genetic programming for software engineering predictive modeling: A systematic review. Expert Systems with Applications, 38(9):11984–11997, 2011, 10.1016/j.eswa.2011.03.041
  25. T. Gorschek, A. Gomes, A. Pettersson, and R. Torkar. Introduction of a process maturity model for market-driven product management and requirements engineering. Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution: Research and Practice, 24(1):83–113, 2011, 10.1002/smr.535
  26. R. Torkar, P. Minoves, and J. Garrigós. Adopting free/libre/open source software practices, techniques and methods for industrial use. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 12(1), 2011, http://aisel.aisnet.org/jais/vol12/iss1/1/
  27. R. Feldt, L. Angelis, R. Torkar, and M. Samuelsson. Links between the personalities, views and attitudes of software engineers. Information and Software Technology, 52(6):611–624, 2010, 10.1016/j.infsof.2010.01.001
  28. M. Svahnberg, T. Gorschek, R. Feldt, R. Torkar, S. B. Saleem, and M. U. Shafique. A systematic review on strategic release planning models. Information and Software Technology, 52(3):237–248, 2010, 10.1016/j.infsof.2009.11.006
  29. W. Afzal, R. Torkar, and R. Feldt. A systematic review of search-based testing for non-functional system properties. Information and Software Technology, 51(6):957–976, 2009, 10.1016/j.infsof.2008.12.005
  30. M. Hildingson and R. Torkar. Bringing the monkey to the iPAQ. .NET Developer’s Journal, (Aug. 2003). SYS-CON Media, Inc.