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Selected Papers:

  1. Capretz L.F. Bringing the Human Factor to Software Engineering, IEEE Software, 31(2):102-104, IEEE Press, DOI: 10.1109/MS.2014.30, March-April 2014. (Impact Factor = 1.62)

  2. Cruz S., Silva F.Q.B. and Capretz L.F. Forty Years of Research on Personality in Software Engineering: A Mapping Study, Computers in Human Behavior, 46(1):94-113, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.chb.2014.12.008, January 2015. (Impact Factor = 3.047)

  3. Silva F.Q.B., Monteiro C., Santos I.E. and Capretz L.F. How Software Development Group Leaders Influence Team Members’ Behavior, 33(5): 106-109, IEEE Press, DOI: 10.1109/MS.2016.120, September-October/2016. (Impact Factor = 1.62)

  4. Capretz L.F., Varona D. and Raza A. Influence of Personality Types in Software Tasks Choices, Computers in Human Behavior, 52:373-378, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.chb.2015.05.050, June 2015. (Impact Factor = 3.29)

  5. Capretz L.F. Personality Types in Software Engineering, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 58(2):207-214, DOI: 10.1016/s1071-5819(02)000137-4, February 2003. (Impact Factor = 1.60)

  6. Capretz L.F. and Ahmed F. Making Sense of Software Development and Personality Types, IEEE IT Professional, 12(1):6-13, IEEE Press, DOI: 10.1109/MITP.2010.33, January 2010. (Impact Factor = 1.71)

  7. Ahmed F., Capretz L.F. and Campbell P. Evaluating the Demand for Soft Skills in Software Development, IEEE IT Professional, 14(1):44-49, IEEE Press, DOI: 10.1109/MITP.2012.7, January 2012. 

  8. Monteiro C.V.F., Silva F.Q.B. and Capretz L.F. The Innovative Behaviour of Software Engineers: Findings from a Pilot Case Study, 10th International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM), 10 pages, DOI: 10.1145/2961111.2962589, September 2016.

  9. Silva F.Q.B., Shirley S.J.O., Gouveia T.B. and Capretz L.F. Using Meta-Ethnography to Synthesize Research: A Worked Example of the Relations between Personality on Software Team Processes, ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM), pp. 153-162, DOI: 10.1109/ESEM.2013.11, October 2013.

  10. Torres S., Pinero Y., Pinero P. and Capretz L.F. Creation and Evaluation of Software Teams - A Social Approach, International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, 28(4):167-183, DOI: 10.1504/IJMTM.2014.066695, 2014.

  11. Capretz L.F. and Ahmed F. Why Do We Need Personality Diversity in Software Engineering?, ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes, 35(2):1-11, DOI: 10.1145/1734103.1734111, March 2010.

  12. Ahmed F., Capretz L.F., Bouktif S. and Campbell P. Soft Skills Requirements in Software Development Jobs: a Cross-Cultural Empirical Study, Journal of Systems and Information Technology, 14(1):58-81, DOI: 10.1108/13287261211221137, Emerald, 2012.

  13. Sodan A. and Capretz L.F. Shared-Data or Message Passing Computing Models – A Human Factor in Technical Choices, 15th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems, pp. 500-506, September 2002.

  14. Varona D., Capretz L.F. and Pinero Y. Evolution of Software Engineers' Personality Profile, ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes, 37(1):1-5, DOI: 10.1145/2088883.2088901, January 2012.

  15. Capuruco R.A.C. and Capretz L.F. Integrating Recommender Information in Social Ecosystems Decisions, 4th European Conference on Software Architecture, Copenhagen, Denmark, 143-150, DOI: 10.1145/1842752.1842783, ACM Press, August 2010

  16. Gidion G., Capretz L.F., Meadows K.N. and Grosch M. Media Usage in Post-Secondary Education and Implications for Teaching and Learning, EAI Endorsed Transactions on e-Learning, 14(3):1-17, DOI: 10.4108/el.1.4.e3, European Uniion Digital Library, December 2014.

  17. Alrasheedi M., Capretz L.F. and Raza A. A Systematic Literature Review of the Critical Factors for Success of Mobile Learning in Higher Education (University Students' Perspective), Journal of Educational Computing Research, Volume 52(2): 257-276, DOI: 10.1177/0735633115571928, March 2015. (Impact Factor = 0.66)

  18. Tamer M., Capretz L.F. and Ho D. Software Analytics to Software Domains: A Systematic Literature Review, 37th IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering - Workshop on BIGDSE, Florence, Italy, IEEE Press, pp. 30-36, DOI: 10.1109/BIGDSE.2015.14, May 2015.

  19. Ahmed F., Capretz L.F., Bouktif S. and Campbell P. Soft Skills and Software Development: A Reflection from Software Industry, International Journal of Information Processing and Management, 4(3):171-191, DOI: 10.4156/ijipm.vol4.issue3.17, May 2013.

  20. Nassif A.B., Azzeh, M., Capretz L.F. and Ho D. Neural Network Models for Software Development Effort Estimation: A Comparative Study, Neural Computing & Applications, 27(8): 2369-2381, DOI: 10.1007/s00521-015-2127-1, Springer, November 2016. (Impact Factor = 1.569)

  21. Huang X., Ho D., Ren J. and Capretz L.F. A Soft Computing Framework for Software Effort Estimation, Soft Computing, 10(2):170-177, DOI: 10.1007/s00500-004-0442-z, Springer, January 2006. (Impact Factor = 1.88)

  22. Huang X., Ho D., Ren J. and Capretz L.F. Improving the COCOMO Model Using a Neuro-Fuzzy Approach, Applied Soft Computing, 7(1):29-40, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/asoc.2005.06.007, January 2007. (Impact Factor = 2.61)

  23. Xia W., Capretz L.F., Ho D. and Ahmed F. A New Calibration for Function Point Complexity Weights, Information and Software Technology, 50(7):670-683, DOI: 10.1016/j.infsof.2007.07.004, Elsevier, June 2008. (Impact Factor = 1.51)

  24. Ahmed F. and Capretz, L.F. The Software Product Line Architecture: An Empirical Investigation of Key Process Activities, Information and Software Technology, 50(11):1098-1113, DOI: 10.1016/j.infsof.2007.10.013, Elsevier, October 2008. (Impact Factor = 1.51)

  25. Nassif A.B., Ho D. and Capretz L.F. Towards an Early Software Estimation Using Log-Linear Regression and a Multilayer Perceptron Model, Journal of Systems and Software, 86(1):144-160, DOI: 10.1016/j.jss.2012.07.050, Elsevier, January 2013. (Impact Factor = 1.28)

  26. Meskini S., Nassif A.B. and Capretz L.F. Reliability Models Applied to Mobile Applications, 7th IEEE International Conference on Software Security and Reliability, pp.155-162, DOI: 10.1109/SERE-C.2013.30, June 2013.

  27. Aleem S., Capretz L.F. and Ahmed F. Empirical Investigation of Key Business Factors for Digital Game Performance, Entertainment Computing, 13:25-36, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.entcom.2015.09.001, January 2016. (Impact Factor = 1.615)

  28. Raza A., Capretz L.F. and Ahmed F. An Open Source Usability Maturity Model (OS-UMM), Computers in Human Behavior, 28(4):1109-1121, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.chb.2012.01.018, April 2012. (Impact Factor = 2.29)

  29. Raza A., Capretz L.F. and Ahmed F. Users’ Perception of Open Source Usability: An Empirical Study, Engineering with Computers, 28(2):109-121, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00366-011-0222-1, February 2012. (Impact Factor = 0.73)

  30. Raza A., Capretz L.F. and Ahmed F. Usability Bugs in Open-Source Software and Online Forums, IET Software, 6(3):226-230, DOI: 10.1049/iet-sen.2011.0105,  IET-U.K., June 2012. (Impact Factor = 0.67)

  31. Costa R.A.C. and Capretz L. F. Building Social-Aware Application for the Interactive Learning Age, Interactive Learning Environment Journal, 17(3):241-255, DOI: 10.1080. 10494820902924995, Taylor & Francis Group, September 2009. (Impact Factor = 0.71)

  32. Ahmed F. and Capretz L.F. An Organizational Maturity Model of Software Product Line Engineering, Software Quality Journal, 18(2):195-225, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s11219-009-9088-5, June 2010. (Impact Factor = 0.97)

  33. Ahmed F. and Capretz L.F. A Business Maturity Model of Software Product Line Engineering, Information Systems Frontiers, 13(4):543-560, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s10796-010-9230-8, October 2011. (Impact Factor = 1.59)

  34. Ahmed F. and Capretz L.F. An Architecture Process Maturity Model of Software Product Line Engineering, Innovations in Systems and Software Engineering: A NASA Journal, 7(3):191-207, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s11334-011-059-y, September 2011.

  35. Du W.L., Ho D. and Capretz L.F. Improving Software Effort Estimation Using Neuro-Fuzzy Model with SEER-SEM, Global Journal of Computer Science and Technology, 10(12):52-64, October 2010.

  36. Capretz L.F., Ahmed F., Al-Maati S. and Al-Aghbari Z. COTS-Based Software Product Line Development, International Journal of Web Information Systems, 4(2):165-180, DOI: 10.1108/17440080810882351, Emerald Publishing, 2008.

  37. Ahmed F., Campbell P., Jaffar A. and Capretz L.F. Myths and Realities About Online Forums in Open Source Software Development: An Empirical Study, The Open Software Engineering Journal, 4:52-63, Bentham Open, 2010.

  38. Xu J., Ho D. and Capretz L.F. An Empirical Validation of Object-Oriented Design Metrics for Fault Prediction, Journal of Computer Science, 4(7):571-577, Science Publications, 2008. (Impact Factor = 1.35)

  39. Xu J., Ho D. and Capretz L.F. An Empirical Study on the Procedure to Derive Software Quality Estimation Models, International Journal of Computer Science & Information Technology, 2(4):1-16, DOI: 10.5121/ijcsit.2010.2401, AIRCC, August 2010.

  40. Ahmed F., Capretz L.F. and Samarabandu J. Fuzzy Inference System for Software Product Family Process Evaluation, Journal of Information Sciences, 178(13):2780-2793, DOI: 10.1016/j.ins.2008.03.002, Elsevier, July 2008. (Impact Factor = 3.64)

  41. Wong J., Ho D. and Capretz L.F. Calibrating Function Point Backfiring Conversion Ratios Using Neuro-Fuzzy Technique, International Journal of Uncertainty, Fuzziness and Knowledge-Based System, 16(6):847-862, World Scientific, DOI: 10.1142/S0218488508005650, December 2008. (Impact Factor = 1.78)

  42. Ahmed F., Capretz L.F. and Sheihk S. Institutionalization of Software Product Line: An Empirical Investigation of Key Organizational Factors, Journal of Systems and Software, 80(6):836-849, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.jss.2006.09.010, June 2007. (Impact Factor = 1.28)

  43. Ahmed F. and Capretz L.F. Managing the Business of Software Product Line: An Empirical Investigation of Key Business Factors, Information and Software Technology, 49(2):194-208, DOI: 10.1016/j.infsof.2006.04.004, Elsevier, February 2007. (Impact Factor = 1.51)

  44. Capretz L.F. A Brief History of the Object-Oriented Approach, ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes, 28(2):1-10, DOI: 10.1145/1734103.1734111, ACM Press, March 2003.