Rafael Maiani de Mello, Dsc

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Informatics Department, PUC-Rio, Brazil

rmaiani at inf.puc-rio.br

Dsc. in Systems Engineering and Computing, PESC/COPPE/UFRJ (Brazil), supervised by Dr Guilherme Travassos
Split-site scholarship at Lund University (Sweden), supervised by Dr Per Runeson

Current main research interests:

  • Empirical Software Engineering (context characterization, representativeness, survey method)
  • Software maintenance and evolution (code smell detection, refactoring)
  • Introduction of Agility in Software Processes
  • Human aspects in Software Engineering
  • Software verification (software inspection)
  • Programming (regular expressions)
  • Crowdsourcing technologies

Recent events:

August 2016: Our paper, "Experimental Evaluation of FMCheck: A Replication Study", with collaborators Iuri Souza, Eduardo Almeida (UFBA), Guilherme Travassos and Claudia Werner (COPPE/UFRJ) was accepted to the XV Brazilian Symposium on Software Quality (SBQS)

July 2016: I was invited to work in the organization of the XII International School on Empirical Software Engineering (IASESE). Many thanks to the ISERN, specially to Marco Torchiano (Politecnico di Torino), Guilherme Travassos and Daniel Mendez (TUM).

June 2016: Our paper, "Surveys in Software Engineering: Identifying Representative Samples", regarding my Doctoral Thesis, was accepted to ESEM 2016.

May 2016: Our paper, "A Checklist-based Inspection Technique for Business Process Models", with the collaboration of Rebeca Motta and Guilherme Travassos (COPPE/UFRJ), was accepted to the BPM Conference (Forum track) and it will be published in a special LNBIP issue.

My publications (Google Scholar) Lattes Curriculum (in portuguese)
Informatics Department - PUC-Rio
OPUS Research Group, Software Engineering Lab
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