Publications

Héctor Adrián Valdecantos, Katy Tarrit, Mehdi Mirakhorli and James O. Coplien An Empirical Study on Code Comprehension: Data Context Interaction compared to classical Object Oriented, 25th International Conference on Program Comprehension (ICPC), 2017.

Raghuram Gopalakrishnan, Palak Sharma, Mehdi Mirakhorli and Matthias Galster, "Can Latent Topics in Source Code Predict Missing Architectural Tactics?", 39th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), 2017.

Waleed Zogaan, Palak Sharma, Mehdi Mirakhorli and Venera Arnaoudova, Datasets from Fifteen Years of Automated Software Traceability Research (Current State, Characteristics and Quality), The 25th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE), 2017

Joanna Cecilia Da Silva Santos, Anthony Peruma, Mehdi Mirakhorli, Matthias Galster, Jairo Pavel Veloz Vidal and Adriana Sejfia, "Understanding Software Vulnerabilities Related to Architectural Security Tactics: An Empirical Investigation of Chromium, PHP and Thunderbird", IEEE International Conference on Software Architecture (ICSA) 2017.

Joanna C. S. Santos, Katy Tarrit, Mehdi Mirakhorli, "A Catalog of Security Architecture Weaknesses", In 2017 IEEE International Conference on Software Architecture (ICSA), 2017.

Danielle Gonzalez, Joanna Cecilia Da Silva Santos, Andrew Popovich, Mehdi Mirakhorli and Meiyappan Nagappan, A Large-Scale Study on the Usage of Testing Patterns That Address Maintainability Attributes (Patterns for Ease of Modification, Diagnoses, and Comprehension), The 14th International Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR 2017).

Waleed Zogaan, Joanna Santos, Ibrahim Mujhid, Danielle Gonzalez, Mehdi Mirakhorli, "Automated Training-Set Creation for Software Architecture Traceability Problem", Empirical Software Engineering Journal, Preprint, 2016.

Ibrahim Mujhid; Joanna Santos; Raghuram Gopalakrishnan; Mehdi Mirakhorli, "A Search Engine for Finding and Reusing Architecturally Significant Code", Journal of Systems and Software (JSS), 2016.

Mehdi Mirakhorli, Jane Cleland Huang, "Detecting, Tracing and Monitoring Architectural Tactics in Code", IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol. 42, no. 3, pp. 205-220, March 1 2016. doi: 10.1109/TSE.2015.2479217.

Joanna CS Santos, Mehdi Mirakhorli, Ibrahim Mujhid, Waleed Zogaan, "BUDGET: A Tool for Supporting Software Architecture Traceability Research", 13th Working IEEE/IFIP Conference on Software Architecture (WICSA), Tool Demo, 2016.

Mehran Mozaffari Kermani, Reza Azarderakhsh, Mehdi Mirakhorli, "Multidisciplinary Approaches and Challenges in Integrating Emerging Medical Devices Security Research and Education", American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference, 2016.

Ehsan Kouroshfar, Mehdi Mirakhorli, Hamid Bagheri, Lu Xiao, Sam Malek, and Yuanfang Cai, "A Study on the Role of Software Architecture in the Evolution and Quality of Software", The 12th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR), 2015.

Daniel E. Krutz, Mehdi Mirakhorli, Samuel A. Malachowsky, Andres Ruiz, Jacob Peterson, and Andrew Filipski, "A Dataset of Open Source Android Applications", The 12th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR), 2015.

Mehdi Mirakhorli, Jane Cleland-Huang, "Modifications, Tweaks, and Bug Fixes in Architectural Tactics", The 12th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR), 2015.

Saeed Namdar, Mehdi Mirakhorli, "Toward Actionable Software Architecture Traceability", The 8th International Symposium on Software and Systems Traceability (SST 2015).

Mehdi Mirakhorli, Hongmei Chen and Rick Kazman. "Mining Big Data for Detecting, Extracting and Recommending Architectural Design Concepts", 1st International Workshop on BIG Data Software Engineering, 2015.

Mehdi Mirakhorli, "Software Architecture Reconstruction: Why? What? How?", 2015 IEEE 22nd International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering (SANER), 2015

Catherine Ramirez, Meiyappan Nagappan, and Mehdi Mirakhorli, "Studying the Impact of Evolution in R Libraries on Software Engineering Research", 1st International Workshop on Software Analytics, 2015 IEEE 22nd International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering (SANER), 2015.

Robert S. Hanmer , Mehdi Mirakhorli, “Mining New Patterns by Learning from the Trenches”, Pattern Languages of Programs (PLoP), 2014.

Mona Rahimi, Mehdi Mirakhorli, Jane Cleland-Huang, "Automated extraction and visualization of quality concerns from requirements specifications" 2014 IEEE 22nd International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE), pp. 253-262, 2014 IEEE 22nd International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE), 2014

Mehdi Mirakhorli, Ahmed Fakhry, Artem Grechko, Mateusz Wieloch, Jane Cleland-Huang “Archie: A Tool for Detecting, Monitoring, and Preserving Architecturally Significant Code”, 22nd ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (FSE 2014).

Jane Cleland Huang, Muhammad Ali Babar, Mehdi Mirakhorli, "An Inverted Classroom Experience: Engaging Students in Architectural Thinking for Agile Projects", Software Engineering Education and Training (SEET) Track, IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE'14).

Jane Cleland Huang, Adam Czauderna, Mehdi Mirakhorli, "Driving Architectural Design and Preservation from a Persona Perspective in Agile Projects", Agile Software Architecture, edited by Muhammad Ali Babar, Ivan Mistrik, and Alan Brown, 2014.

Matthias Galster, Mehdi Mirakhorli, Jane Cleland-Huang, Xavier Franch, Janet E. Burge, Roshanak Roshandel, and Paris Avgeriou. "Towards bridging the twin peaks of requirements and architecture. SIGSOFT Softw. Eng. Notes 39, 5 (September 2014)

Mehdi Mirakhorli, "Preventing Erosion of Architectural Tactics through Their Strategic Implementation, Preservation, and Visualization", 28th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE), 2013.

Negar Hariri, Carlos Castro-Herrera, Mehdi Mirakhorli, Jane Cleland-Huang, Bamshad Mobasher, "Supporting Domain Analysis through Mining and Recommending Features from Online Product Listings", IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering.

Mehdi Mirakhorli, Jane Cleland-Huang, "Traversing the Twin Peaks", IEEE Software,vol.30, no.2, March-April 2013.

Jane Cleland-Huang, Mehdi Mirakhorli, Adam Czauderna, Mateusz Wieloch, "Decision-Centric Traceabil-ity of Architectural Concerns", The 7th International Workshop on Traceability in Emerging Forms of Software Engineering (TEFSE 2013), Co-located with IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) 2013.

Matthias Galster, Mehdi Mirakhorli, Jane Cleland-Huang, Janet E. Burge, Xavier Franch, Roshanak Roshandel, and Paris Avgeriou. 2013. "Views on software engineering from the twin peaks of requirements and architecture". SIGSOFT Softw. Eng. Notes 38, 5 (August 2013)

Mehdi Mirakhorli, Yonghee Shin, Jane Cleland-Huang and Murat Cinar, "A Tactic-Centric Approach for Automating Traceability of Quality Concerns", IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) 2012.

Mehdi Mirakhorli, Patrick Maeder, Jane Cleland-Huang, "Variability Points and Design Pattern Usage in architectural Tactics", 20th ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (FSE-20), SIGSOFT/FSE'12, Cary, NC, USA - November 11 - 16, 2012.

Jane Cleland-Huang, Patrick Maeder, Mehdi Mirakhorli, Sorawit Amornborvornwong, "Breaking the Big-Bang Practice of Traceability: Pushing Timely Trace Recommendations to Project Stakeholders", 20th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference(RE'12), Chicago, IL, USA, September 24-28, 2012.

Mehdi Mirakhorli and Jane Cleland-Huang. "Tracing Non-Functional Requirements", In: Andrea Zisman, Jane Cleland-Huang and Olly Gotel. Software and Systems Traceability., Springer-Verlag., 2011.

Mehdi Mirakhorli, Cleland-Huang, "A Pattern System for Tracing Architectural Concerns", 18th Conference on Pattern Languages of Programs (PLOP'11), Portland, OR, USA. 2011.

Mehdi Mirakhorli, Cleland-Huang, "Using Tactic Traceability Information Models to Reduce the Risk of Architectural Degradation during System Maintenance", Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Software Maintenance (ICSM) 2011.

Mehdi Mirakhorli, Jane Cleland-Huang, "Tracing Architectural Concerns in High Assurance Systems (NIER Track)", 33th International Conference on Software Engineering, New Ideas and Emerging Results Track, ICSE 2011, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, May 2011.

Mehdi Mirakhorli, Jane Cleland-Huang , "Transforming trace information in architectural documents into re-usable and effective traceability links", in Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on SHAring and Reusing architectural Knowledge, ICSE 2011,Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, May 2011.

Mehdi Mirakhorli, "Tracing Architecturally Significant Requirements: A Decision-Centric Approach", Doctoral Symposium, 33th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, May 2011.

Horatiu Dumitru, Marek Gibiec, Negar Hariri, Jane Cleland-Huang, Bamshad Mobasher, Carlos Castro-Herrera, Mehdi Mirakhorli, "On-demand Feature Recommendations derived from Mining Public Product Descriptions", IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, May 2011.

Mehdi Mirakhorli, Jane Cleland-Huang, "A Decision-Centric Approach for Tracing Reliability Concerns in Embedded Software Systems", Embedded Software Reliability (ESR), held at ISSRE’10, San Jose, Nov, 2010.

Amir Sharifloo, Mehdi Mirakhorli, Fereidoon Shams, "Agility in Iran: Position, Motivation, and Adaption", 20th Australian Conference on Software Engineering (ASWEC), 2009.

Mehdi Mirakhorli, A. Rahman Khanipoor, Fereidoon Shams, Maryam Pazoki, Abbas Mirakhorli, "RDP Technique: A Practice to Customize XP", Scrutinizing Agile Practices or Shoot out at Process Corral(APSO 2008), 30th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2008), Leipzig, Germany, May 2008.

Mehdi Mirakhorli, Amir sharifloo, Fereidoon Shams, "Architectural Challenges of Ultra Large Scale Systems", Second International Workshop on Ultra-Large-Scale Software- Intensive Systems(ULSSIS 2008), 30th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), Leipzig, Germany, May 2008.

Amir sharifloo, Mehdi Mirakhorli, Fereidoon Shams, "How Could ULS Systems Achieve Architecture Benefits?", Second International Workshop on Ultra-Large-Scale Software- Intensive Systems(ULSSIS 2008), 30th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), Leipzig, Germany, May 2008.

Fereidoon Shams, Mehdi Mirakhorli, Amir sharifloo, "A Service Driven Development Process (SDDP) Model for Ultra Large Scale Systems", Second International Workshop on Ultra-Large-Scale Software- Intensive Systems(ULSSIS 2008), 30th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2008), Leipzig, Germany, May 2008.

Mehdi Mirakhorli, A.R. Khanipoor, Fereidoon Shams, Abbas Mirakhorli, Maryam Pazoki, "RDP Technique: Take a Different Look at XP for Adoption", 19th IEEE Australian Conference on Software Engineering (ASWEC), pp. 656-662, 2008.

Mehdi Mirakhorli, Amir sharifloo, Maghsoud Abbaspour, "A Novel Method for Leader Election Algorithm", 7th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology(CIT07), Fukushima Japan, October 2007.

Amir Sharifloo, Mehdi Mirakhorli, Mostafa Esmaeili, Abolfazl T. Haghighat, "A Leader Election Algorithm for Clustered Group", IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information System (ICIIS2007), Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, August 2007.