dc.contributor.author Licorish, SA
dc.contributor.author MacDonell, SG
dc.date.accessioned 2012-07-12T08:48:28Z
dc.date.available 2012-07-12T08:48:28Z
dc.date.copyright 2012
dc.date.issued 2012-07-12
dc.identifier.citation Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering (CHASE) , Zurich, Switzerland, pp.83 - 89
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10292/4536
dc.description.abstract There is a growing belief that understanding and addressing the human processes employed during software development is likely to provide substantially more value to industry than yet more recommendations for the implementation of various methods and tools. To this end, considerable research effort has been dedicated to studying human issues as represented in software artifacts, due to its relatively unobtrusive nature. We have followed this line of research and have conducted a preliminary study of team behaviors using data mining techniques and linguistic analysis. Our data source, the IBM Rational Jazz repository, was mined and data from three different project areas were extracted. Communications in these projects were then analyzed using the LIWC linguistic analysis tool. We found that although there are some variations in language use among teams working on project areas dedicated to different software outcomes, project type and the mix of (and number of) individuals involved did not affect team behaviors as evident in their communications. These assessments are initial conjectures, however; we plan further exploratory analysis to validate these results. We explain these findings and discuss their implications for software engineering practice.
dc.publisher IEEE Computer Society Press
dc.publisher AUT University
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CHASE.2012.6223029
dc.rights Copyright © 2012 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works.
dc.subject Jazz; Communication; Linguistic analysis; Software development; Team behaviors
dc.title What affects team behavior? Preliminary linguistic analysis of communications in the Jazz repository
dc.type Conference Contribution
dc.rights.accessrights OpenAccess
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/CHASE.2012.6223029
aut.conference.type Paper Published in Proceedings
aut.relation.endpage 89
aut.relation.startpage 83

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