Ramblings of Daniel Graziotin

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


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...

Opening up your science – including computer science


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...

rchiveit v1.1.0 – search the publisher self-archiving policies


I have just released rchiveit v1.1.0 on GitHub. This version brings several improvements, summarized here: It is now possible to search the publisher’s default self-archiving policies. For example, if your conference paper is published by the general ACM Proceedings in the Digital Library, you can just see what ACM default policies are. Share buttons are disabled when the screen is too...

Announcing rchive.it


I am glad to announce the public availability of rchiveit, a Web application with the aim to quickly deliver the answer to the question What am I allowed to do with my scientific paper? Three days ago, I played with Bootstrap for the first time. Yes, I have background in Web Engineering but I have never played with Bootstrap before. However, in addition to play around with some CSS and...

Feedback requested for e-print: Traverse the landscape of the mind by walking: an exploration of a new brainstorming practice


We (Xiaofeng Wang, Daniel Graziotin, Juha Rikkilä, Pekka Abrahamsson) conducted a pilot study of a new brainstorming technique, which could improve brainstorming session simply by.. thinking and walking. Put in other words.. Doing some brainstorming? Take a hike. Check out this new preprint that investigates brainstorming while walking. — PeerJ Preprints (@PeerJPreprints) August 22, 2013 We...

Comparison of Open Access Software Engineering and Information Systems Journals


I am using figshare since one month and I am already loving it. It is currently hosting an appendix for a research paper (in press), a completely open-access paper, and the sources of a software program. In the last two days, I compiled a list of Open Access (i.e., DOAJ-listed), peer-reviewed journals in Software Engineering and Information Systems. It required quite some effort to build this...

SematAcc v1.1.0 supports Meteor v0.6.0


SematAcc v1.0.0 was out only 3 days ago and Meteor people were already able to make it obsolete.The cutting-edge Meteor v0.6.0 adds several interesting features up to break SematAcc. It also broke one of SematAcc employed libraries, RGraph.
SematAcc v1.1.0 is already out to fix that. It runs the latest RGraph stable release and it is compatible with Meteor v0.6.0.

Datapkg study finished, let’s code


My initial study of datapkg code has just finished. The full report can be obtained here (PDF). It is a document which will incrementally be upgraded at each iteration. Sorry for my bad English, I wrote it during late hours of the day 🙂 Let’s summarize it: from what I learned during this software engineering phase, I confirm my first impression that datapkg has not been written to act as a...

Re-creating Franzmagazine.com website


Today I am starting a new project with a Prof. Matteo Moretti of the Faculty of Design and Art at the Free University of Bolzano-Bozen. The project consists in re-creating the actual website of Franz Magazine, A Magazine that “observes and investigates the social and cultural phenomena of its territory” in the local area of South Tyrol, Italy. The website will dwell as a heavy...

Introduction to Software Testing


Introduction To Software Testing Elements and Concepts – A brief overview Introduction_to_software_testing (PDF) This document contains some basic concepts and definitions about software testing. It has been written for studying a part of the Software Engineering Project course at my University. It is composed by a summary of the intersection of more than 10 different sources, all of which are...

Ramblings of Daniel Graziotin

About Author


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.