Professor Richard Torkar

Journal publications, proceedings, and chapters

Below you will find papers (newest first) published in journals and magazines.Some of the papers might not yet be formally published.

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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, April 2014, 10.1007/s10664-014-9301-4
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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/
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. M. Hildingson and R. Torkar. Bringing the monkey to the iPAQ. .NET Developer’s Journal, (Aug. 2003). SYS-CON Media, Inc.