Tech Reports

L. Briand, K. El Emam, and B. Freimut, “A Comparison and Integration of Capture-Recapture Models and the Detection Profile Method,” 1998. [Download]
K. El Emam and I. Wieczorek, “The Repeatability of Code Defect Classifications,” 1998. [Download]
L. Briand, K. El Emam, and I. Wieczorek, “A Case Study in Productivity Benchmarking: Methods and Lessons Learned,” 1998. [Download]
K. El Emam, “The Internal Consistency of the ISO/IEC 15504 Software Process Capability Scale,” 1998. [Download]
K. El Emam, B. Shostak, and N. Madhavji, “Implementing Concepts from the Personal Software Process in an Industrial Setting,” 1998. [Download]
K. El Emam and D. Goldenson, “SPICE: An Empiricist’s Perspective,” 1998. [Download]
K. El Emam, “Benchmarking Kappa for Software Process Assessment Reliability Studies,” 1998. [Download]
J-M. Simon, K. El Emam, S. Rousseau, E. Jacquet, and F. Babey, “The Reliability of ISO/IEC PDTR 15504 Assessments,” 1997. [Download]
L. Briand, K. El Emam, and F. Bomarius, “COBRA: A Hybrid Method for Software Cost Estimation, Benchmarking, and Risk Assessment,” 1997. [Download]
K. El Emam, D. Hoeltje, and N. Madhavji, “Causal Analysis of the Requirements Change Process for a Large System,” 1997. [Download]
L. Briand, K. El Emam, B. Freimut, and O. Laitenberger, “Quantitative Evaluation of Capture-Recapture Models to Control Software Inspections,” 1997. [Download]
L. Briand, K. El Emam, O. Laitenberger, and T. Fussbroich, “Using Simulation to Build Inspection Efficiency Benchmarks for Development Projects,” 1997. [Download]
P. Fusaro, K. El Emam, and B. Smith, “Evaluating the Interrater Agreement of Process Capability Ratings,” 1997. [Download]
K. El Emam and L. Briand, “Costs and Benefits of Software Process Improvement,” 1997. [Download]
K. El Emam, B. Smith, and P. Fusaro, “Modeling the Reliability of SPICE-based Assessments,” 1997. [Download]
D. Goldenson, K. El Emam, J. Herbsleb, and C. Deephouse, “Empirical Studies of Software Process Assessment Methods,” 1997. [Download]
K. El Emam, D. Goldenson, L. Briand, and P. Marshall, “Interrater Agreement in SPICE-based Assessments: Some Preliminary Results,” 1997. [Download]
V. Basili, S. Condon, K. El Emam, R. Hendrick, and W. Melo, “Characterizing and Modeling the Cost of Rework in a Library of Reusable Software Components,” 1997. [Download]
P. Fusaro, K. El Emam, and B. Smith, “The Internal Consistencies of the 1987 SEI Maturity Questionnaire and the SPICE Capability Dimension,” 1997. [Download]
K. El Emam, L. Briand, and B. Smith, “Assessor Agreement in Rating SPICE Processes,” 1996. [Download]
L. Briand, K. EL Emam, and S. Morasca, “On the Application of Measurement Theory in Software Engineering,” 1995. [Download]
L. Briand, K. El Emam, and S. Morasca, “Theoretical and Empirical Validation of Software Product Measures,” 1995. [Download]