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[Explained] In need of creative mobile service ideas? Forget adults and ask young children

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I. Kuzmickaja, X. Wang, D. Graziotin, G. Dodero, and P. Abrahamsson, “In need of creative mobile service ideas? Forget adults and ask young children“, SAGE Open, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 1-15, 2015. DOI: 10.1177/2158244015601719. Open access. Click the link and read the study. Previous studies about technological innovation have suggested that creativity is a key component of innovation...

[Explained] Do feelings matter? On the correlation of affects and the self-assessed productivity in software engineering

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D. Graziotin, X. Wang, P. Abrahamsson, “Do feelings matter? On the correlation of affects and the self-assessed productivity in software engineering“, Journal of Software: Evolution and Process, vol. 27, no. 7, pp. 467-487, 2015. DOI: 10.1002/smr.1673 Download a free PDF. D. Graziotin, X. Wang, and P. Abrahamsson, “Are Happy Developers more Productive?”, Proc. 14th...

[Explained] Happy software developers solve problems better: psychological measurements in empirical software engineering

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D. Graziotin, X. Wang, P. Abrahamsson, “Happy software developers solve problems better: psychological measurements in empirical software engineering“,PeerJ, vol. 2, pp. e289, 2014. DOI:10.7717/peerj.289 Open access. Click the link and read the study. In this study we tested a series of hypotheses coming from various psychology fields. These hypotheses were about a difference of...

Research [Explained] science communication series

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Practitioners of software engineering (that is, developers!) and the general public often accuse researchers of producing research that has little or no meaning for them. While there might be some research that has little or no use in “real life”, I am of the opinion that the issue is double-sided, but not much related to how much meaningful are research activities. The general public...

JORS Associate Editor positions

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The Journal of Open Research Software is seeking candidates to serve as additional Associate Editors, due to the increase in the volume of submissions to the journal. We are seeking Associate Editors from all fields of research, however we are particularly seeking candidates with the following expertise or experience: Geospatial software Classification software Medical image processing Life...

Call for Papers–9th International Workshop on Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering (CHASE 2016)

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Consider submitting to CHASE 2016, the ICSE 2016 workshop on Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering. Website: IMPORTANT DATES  Workshop paper submissions due: Jan 29th 2016 Notification of workshop paper authors: Feb 19th 2016 Camera-ready deadline: Feb 26th 2016 Workshop: May 16th 2016 WORKSHOP OVERVIEW Software is created for and with a wide range of stakeholders, from customers...

First proposal for guidelines for psychoempirical software engineering

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Today at the 7th International Workshop on Social Software Engineering (SSE 2015), an ESEC/FSE 2015 workshop, I had the pleasure to present and share our initial proposal for guidelines for psychoempirical software engineering. In short, psychoempirical software engineering is what I called doing empirical software engineering with psychology theory and measurement instruments. The proposal is...

Review: PeerJ Computer Science

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Given the general appreciation forx my small series of author-based reviews of academic journals, I will now report my experience with PeerJ Computer Science. PeerJ Computer Science is the second journal launched by the academic publisher of the PeerJ journal, which is called PeerJ, Inc. It was launched recently. The first articles appeared on the 26th of June. PeerJ Computer Science shares...

Opening up your science – including computer science

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In two days, I will give a 1-hour talk about open science at the University of Oulu, Finland. For this very special occasion, I built a monster presentation about open science principles in computer science. However, it is general enough for all disciplines. Feel free to reuse it. Citation: Graziotin, Daniel (2015): Opening up your science – including computer science. figshare. DOI:10...

Open Access and self-archiving: should I care? – keynote at faculty Winter seminar 2015, Unibz

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I delivered a keynote at our annual Faculty of Computer Science Winter Seminar, at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano. The talk was titled “Open Access and self-archiving: should I care?”. I tried Microsoft Sway for creating the presentation. Sway has great potential to become the next better done Powerpoint. It is still immature (indeed, it is a Preview software). Nevertheless, I...

Joining The Winnower

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I am proud to join The Winnower, a revolutionary open science project, as Web software engineer and advisor. The Winnower is an innovative open science publishing platform-i.e., an academic journal-that employs open post-publication peer review. The platform aims to revolutionize how science is communicated by breaking down the barriers to scientific communication. While its founder Josh...

Review: Scientometrics

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As there are some proposals to write consumer reports of academic journals, I started to write reviews of journals I publish in. Together with Xiaofeng Wang and Pekka Abrahamsson, I recently published an article in Scientometrics. Scientometrics describes itself as an “International Journal for all Quantitative Aspects of the Science of Science, Communication in Science and Science...

Review: PeerJ

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Similarly to what I did for the Journal of Open Research Software, I keep following some proposals to write consumer reports of academic journals. It is the turn of PeerJ. PeerJ is an open access peer-reviewed journal in the areas of Biological, Medical and Health sciences. While it appears to be out of scope for a researcher in software engineering as I am, it accepts submissions from other...

Call for Papers: 15th International Conference on Product-Focused Software Development and Process Improvement (PROFES 2014)

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As Social Media Chair of the upcoming PROFES 2014 conference, I am glad to announce the call for papers below. Download the PDF file of this CfP. 15th International Conference on Product-Focused Software Development and Process Improvement (PROFES 2014) December 10-12, 2014, Helsinki, Finland Website: Twitter: @PROFES_conf Conference Background And Topics PROFES is the premier forum for...

Kickstarting the OKF Open Science group for Italy

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I received the honors (and the responsibilities) to kickstart the Italian chapter for the Open Knowledge Foundation Open science working group. I am so happy that I have not been alone since the beginning. Together with two OKF Italia founding members (my old friend Maurizio Napolitano and Francesca de Chiara) and two first open scientist to join (Alessandro Sarretta and Angelo Varlotta), I aim...

Joining the Journal of Open Research Software

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I am proud to join the editorial board of the Journal of Open Research Software (JORS), an Open Access journal sponsored by the Software Sustainability Institute. JORS is a new entry in the academic publishing landscape; however, it is an innovative journal that deserves attention from scholars. It features peer reviewed software papers describing open source research software with high reuse...

Green Open Access explained to non-scientist: video of SFSCon2013 invited talk

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Above is the video of my SFSCon 2013 invited presentation. Below are the extended slides of the talk. Here is a link to them if the embed functionality below does not work (e.g., you are browsing my website using SSL). The slides are released under a CC-BY license. Hope you enjoy them, and feel free to reuse. [advanced_iframe securitykey=”3e4f0ef4ca4712f326dc5541f0c050378bbe4b81″...

What is self-archiving and why should I care? Workshop slides

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Tomorrow I will deliver a presentation at my Faculty. The topic is “self-archiving” research articles, or green Open Access. Below is the description of the workshop. At the end of this post, I share the slides of the workshop. Workshop on self-archiving Computer Science studies SPEAKER: Daniel Graziotin, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano TITLE: What is self-archiving and why should I...

Ramblings of Daniel Graziotin

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Dr. Daniel Graziotin received his PhD in computer science, software engineering at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy. His research interests include human aspects in empirical software engineering with psychological measurements, Web engineering, and open science. He researches, publishes, and reviews for venues in software engineering, human-computer interaction, and psychology. Daniel is the founder of the psychoempirical software engineering discipline and guidelines. He is associate editor at the Journal of Open Research Software, academic editor at the Research Ideas and Outcomes (RIO) journal, and academic editor at the Open Communications in Computer Science journal. He is the local coordinator of the Italian Open science local group for the Open Knowledge Foundation. He is a member of ACM, SIGSOFT, and IEEE.