Research Seminar:

Advanced Software Engineering Topics

Department of Computer Science, University of Victoria

This is a research seminar focusing on advanced topics in software engineering. The main goal is to present and discuss ongoing research. Talks are given by students, faculty members, guests from other institutions and industry. The seminar is open to everyone.

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When & Where

When & Where

Weekly meetings

Friday: 9:30am

Room: ECS 660



Date Speaker(s) Title
February 3rd Alexey and Omar Introduction
February 10th Omar Elazhary The Effect of CI Tools on Pull Request Acceptance
February 17th Catarina Gralha What is the Impact of Bad Layout in the Understandability of Social Goal Models?
February 24th Carlene Lebeuf Exploring the use of Chatbots in Software Development
March 3rd Ali Dehghan Predicting Likelihood of Requirement Implementation within the Planned Iteration: An Empirical Study at IBM
March 10th Courtney Williams Perspectives on CSCW 2017 (
March 17th No Meeting
March 24th Eirini Kalliamvakou A Guide to Systematic Literature Reviews, and Why We Want Them
March 31st Nora Huang Towards analysis and visualization of massive execution traces from multiple interacting applications
April 7th Chris Foster Self Driving Cars: A Study in Deep Learning Applications
April 14th No Meeting - Good Friday (Official Holiday)
April 21st Daniel Jackson Towards a Theory of Software Design (remote talk)
April 28th Maria Ferman Guerra Applying Chatbots to Visual Analytics
May 5th No Meeting
May 12th Andy Zaidman How Developers Go About Quality
May 19th - September 1st Summer Break - No meetings till September
September 8th TBA TBA
September 15th TBA TBA
September 22nd TBA TBA
September 29th TBA TBA

Past years:


Organized by

Omar Elazhary [2017]

Alexey Zagalsky [2016-2017]

Lorena Castañeda [2016]