Burak Turhan

Assoc Professor

  • Exhibition Walk, 25

    Australia

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I am always open to supervise prospective PhD candidates who have a keen interest and demostrated ability in empirical software engineering and applications of AI/ML in software engineering. I expect you to develop initial ideas about your potential PhD project before contacting me.

20072023

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Research Output

2007

A multivariate analysis of static code attributes for defect prediction

Turhan, B. & Bener, A., 1 Dec 2007, Proceedings - 7th International Conference on Quality Software, QSIC 2007. p. 231-237 7 p. 4385500

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

32 Citations (Scopus)

A template for real world team projects for highly populated software engineering classes

Turhan, B. & Bener, A., 25 Sep 2007, Proceedings - 29th International Conference on Software Engineering, ICSE 2007. p. 748-751 4 p. 4222639

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

A two-step model for defect density estimation

Kutlubay, O., Turhan, B. & Bener, A. B., 1 Dec 2007, EUROMICRO 2007 - Proceedings of the 33rd EUROMICRO Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications, SEAA 2007. p. 322-329 8 p. 4301095

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of feature extraction methods on software cost estimation

Turhan, B., Kutlubay, O. & Bener, A., 1 Dec 2007, Proceedings - 1st International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement, ESEM 2007. 1 p. 4343793

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Mining software data

Turhan, B. & Kutlubay, O., 1 Dec 2007, Workshops in Conjunction with the International Conference on Data Engineering - ICDE' 07. p. 912-916 5 p. 4401084

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Software defect prediction: Heuristics for weighted naïve bayes

Turhan, B. & Bener, A., 1 Dec 2007, p. 244-249. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

25 Citations (Scopus)

Software effort estimation using machine learning methods

Başkeleş, B., Turhan, B. & Bener, A., 1 Dec 2007, 22nd International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences, ISCIS 2007 - Proceedings. p. 209-214 6 p. 4456863

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

38 Citations (Scopus)
2008

ENNA: Software effort estimation using ensemble of neural networks with associative memory

Kultur, Y., Turhan, B. & Bener, A. B., 1 Dec 2008, SIGSOFT 2008/FSE-16 - Proceedings of the 16th ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering. p. 330-338 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

17 Citations (Scopus)

Ensemble of software defect predictors: A case study

Tosun, A., Turhan, B. & Bener, A., 1 Dec 2008, ESEM'08: Proceedings of the 2008 ACM-IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement. p. 318-320 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

31 Citations (Scopus)

Implications of ceiling effects in defect predictors

Menzies, T., Turhan, B., Bener, A., Gay, G., Cukic, B. & Jiang, Y., 8 Dec 2008, 30th International Conference on Software Engineering, ICSE 2008 Co-located Workshops - Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Predictor Models in Software Engineering, PROMISE'08. p. 47-54 8 p. 1370801

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

103 Citations (Scopus)

Nearest neighbor sampling for cross company defect predictors (Abstract only)

Turhan, B., Bener, A. & Menzies, T., 15 Dec 2008, 2008 International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis - Proceedings of the 2008 Workshop on Defects in Large Software Systems 2008, DEFECTS'08. 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Refactoring prediction using class complexity metrics

Köşker, Y., Turhan, B. & Bener, A., 22 Dec 2008, 2nd International Workshop on Architectures, Concepts and Technologies for Service Oriented Computing, ACT4SOC 2008 - In Conjunction with the 3rd International Conference on Software and Data Technologies, ICSOFT 2008. GSDCA/M/- ed. Vol. SE. p. 289-292 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Software defect prediction using call graph based ranking (CGBR) framework

Turhan, B., Kocak, G. & Bener, A., 1 Dec 2008, EUROMICRO 2008 - Proceedings of the 34th EUROMICRO Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications, SEAA 2008. p. 191-198 8 p. 4725722

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

21 Citations (Scopus)

Software effort estimation as a classification problem

Bakir, A., Turhan, B. & Bener, A., 22 Dec 2008, 2nd International Workshop on Architectures, Concepts and Technologies for Service Oriented Computing, ACT4SOC 2008 - In Conjunction with the 3rd International Conference on Software and Data Technologies, ICSOFT 2008. GSDCA/M/- ed. Vol. SE. p. 274-277 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Weighted static code attributes for software defect prediction

Turhan, B. & Bener, A., 1 Dec 2008, 20th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, SEKE 2008. p. 143-148 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Analysis of Naive Bayes' assumptions on software fault data: An empirical study

Turhan, B. & Bener, A., 1 Feb 2009, In : Data and Knowledge Engineering. 68, 2, p. 278-290 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

82 Citations (Scopus)

A new perspective on data homogeneity in software cost estimation: A study in the embedded systems domain

Bakir, A., Turhan, B. & Bener, A. B., 1 Jan 2009, In : Software Quality Journal. 18, 1, p. 57-80 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

23 Citations (Scopus)

An expert system for determining candidate software classes for refactoring

Kosker, Y., Turhan, B. & Bener, A., 1 Aug 2009, In : Expert Systems with Applications. 36, 6, p. 10000-10003 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

17 Citations (Scopus)

Data mining source code for locating software bugs: A case study in telecommunication industry

Turhan, B., Kocak, G. & Bener, A., 1 Aug 2009, In : Expert Systems with Applications. 36, 6, p. 9986-9990 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

34 Citations (Scopus)

Ensemble of neural networks with associative memory (ENNA) for estimating software development costs

Kultur, Y., Turhan, B. & Bener, A., 1 Aug 2009, In : Knowledge-Based Systems. 22, 6, p. 395-402 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

37 Citations (Scopus)

Feature weighting heuristics for analogy-based effort estimation models

Tosun, A., Turhan, B. & Bener, A. B., 1 Sep 2009, In : Expert Systems with Applications. 36, 7, p. 10325-10333 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

32 Citations (Scopus)

How to build repeatable experiments

Gay, G., Menzies, T., Cukic, B. & Turhan, B., 1 Dec 2009, PROMISE 2009 - International Conference on Predictor Models in Software Engineering. 1540460

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Implementation of a software quality improvement project in an SME: A before and after comparison

Tosun, A., Bener, A. & Turhan, B., 1 Dec 2009, EUROMICRO2009 - Proceedings of the 35th EUROMICRO Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications, SEAA 2009. p. 203-209 7 p. 5349841

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

18 Citations (Scopus)

On the relative value of cross-company and within-company data for defect prediction

Turhan, B., Menzies, T., Bener, A. B. & Di Stefano, J., 1 Oct 2009, In : Empirical Software Engineering. 14, 5, p. 540-578 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

316 Citations (Scopus)

Practical considerations in deploying AI for defect prediction: A case study within the Turkish telecommunication industry

Tosun, A., Turhan, B. & Bener, A., 1 Dec 2009, PROMISE 2009 - International Conference on Predictor Models in Software Engineering. 1540453

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

21 Citations (Scopus)

Prest: An intelligent software metrics extraction, analysis and defect prediction tool

Kocagüneli, E., Tosun, A., Bener, A., Turhan, B. & Çǧlayan, B., 1 Dec 2009, Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, SEKE 2009. p. 637-642 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

20 Citations (Scopus)

Validation of network measures as indicators of defective modules in software systems

Tosun, A., Turhan, B. & Bener, A., 1 Dec 2009, PROMISE 2009 - International Conference on Predictor Models in Software Engineering. 1540446

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

54 Citations (Scopus)

Xiruxe: An intelligent fault tracking tool

Bakir, A., Kocaguneli, E., Tosun, A., Bener, A. & Turhan, B., 1 Dec 2009, International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Pattern Recognition 2009, AIPR 2009. p. 293-300 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Agile adoption strategies in the context of agile in the large: FLEXI Agile Adoption Industrial Inventory

Rohunen, A., Rodriguez, P., Kuvaja, P., Krzanik, L., Markkula, J. & Turhan, B., 1 Jan 2010, Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming - 11th International Conference, XP 2010, Proceedings. Springer-Verlag London Ltd., p. 397-398 2 p. (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing; vol. 48 LNBIP).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

A quantitative comparison of test-first and test-last code in an industrial project

Turhan, B., Bener, A., Kuvaja, P. & Oivo, M., 1 Jan 2010, Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming - 11th International Conference, XP 2010, Proceedings. Springer-Verlag London Ltd., p. 232-237 6 p. (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing; vol. 48 LNBIP).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Better, faster, and cheaper: What is better software?

Turhan, B., Meriçli, Ç. & Meriçli, T., 10 Dec 2010, 6th International Conference on Predictive Models in Software Engineering, PROMISE 2010. 11

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Defect prediction from static code features: Current results, limitations, new approaches

Menzies, T., Milton, Z., Turhan, B., Cukic, B., Jiang, Y. & Bener, A., 1 Dec 2010, In : Automated Software Engineering. 17, 4, p. 375-407 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

218 Citations (Scopus)

Practical considerations in deploying statistical methods for defect prediction: A case study within the Turkish telecommunications industry

Tosun, A., Bener, A., Turhan, B. & Menzies, T., 1 Nov 2010, In : Information and Software Technology. 52, 11, p. 1242-1257 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

46 Citations (Scopus)

Regularities in learning defect predictors

Turhan, B., Bener, A. & Menzies, T., 16 Aug 2010, Product-Focused Software Process Improvement - 11th International Conference, PROFES 2010, Proceedings. p. 116-130 15 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 6156 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

What do we know about test-driven development?

Shull, F., Melnik, G., Turhan, B., Layman, L., Diep, M. & Erdogmus, H., 1 Nov 2010, In : IEEE Software. 27, 6, p. 16-19 4 p., 5604358.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

43 Citations (Scopus)

What is flowing in lean software development?

Mandić, V., Oivo, M., Rodríguez, P., Kuvaja, P., Kaikkonen, H. & Turhan, B., 1 Jan 2010, Lean Enterprise Software and Systems - First International Conference, LESS 2010, Proceedings. Springer-Verlag London Ltd., p. 72-84 13 p. (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing; vol. 65 LNBIP).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)
2011

A comparative study for estimating software development effort intervals

Bakir, A., Turhan, B. & Bener, A., 1 Jan 2011, In : Software Quality Journal. 19, 3, p. 537-552 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

11 Citations (Scopus)

An industrial case study of classifier ensembles for locating software defects

Misirli, A. T., Bener, A. B. & Turhan, B., 1 Jan 2011, In : Software Quality Journal. 19, 3, p. 515-536 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

50 Citations (Scopus)

Empirical evaluation of mixed-project defect prediction models

Turhan, B., Tosun, A. & Bener, A., 12 Dec 2011, Proceedings - 37th EUROMICRO Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications, SEAA 2011. p. 396-403 8 p. 6068375

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

17 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Dione: An integrated measurement and defect prediction solution

Caglayan, B., Misirli, A. T., Calikli, G., Bener, A., Aytac, T. & Turhan, B., 24 Dec 2012, Proceedings of the ACM SIGSOFT 20th International Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering, FSE 2012.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)

Factors characterizing reopened issues: A case study

Caglayan, B., Misirli, A. T., Miranskyy, A., Turhan, B. & Bener, A., 26 Oct 2012, PROMISE 2012 - 8th International Conference on Predictive Models in Software Engineering, Co-located with ESEM 2012. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)

Learning better inspection optimization policies

Lumpe, M., Vasa, R., Menzies, T., Rush, R. & Turhan, B., 1 Aug 2012, In : International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering. 22, 5, p. 621-644 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

On the dataset shift problem in software engineering prediction models

Turhan, B., 1 Feb 2012, In : Empirical Software Engineering. 17, 1-2, p. 62-74 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

52 Citations (Scopus)
2013

A replicated experiment on the effectiveness of test-first development

Fucci, D. & Turhan, B., 1 Dec 2013, In : International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement. p. 103-112 10 p., 6681343.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articleResearchpeer-review

17 Citations (Scopus)

A retrospective study of software analytics projects: In-depth interviews with practitioners

Misirli, A. T., Caglayan, B., Bener, A. & Turhan, B., 20 Sep 2013, In : IEEE Software. 30, 5, p. 54-61 8 p., 6547143.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)

Constructing defect predictors and communicating the outcomes to practitioners

Taipale, T., Qvist, M. & Turhan, B., 1 Dec 2013, In : International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement. p. 357-362 6 p., 6681379.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Data science for software engineering

Menzies, T., Kocaguneli, E., Peters, F., Turhan, B. & Minku, L. L., 30 Oct 2013, 2013 35th International Conference on Software Engineering, ICSE 2013 - Proceedings. p. 1484-1486 3 p. 6606752

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Empirical evaluation of the effects of mixed project data on learning defect predictors

Turhan, B., Tosun Misirli, A. & Bener, A., 1 Jun 2013, In : Information and Software Technology. 55, 6, p. 1101-1118 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

68 Citations (Scopus)

Local versus global lessons for defect prediction and effort estimation

Menzies, T., Butcher, A., Cok, D., Marcus, A., Layman, L., Shull, F., Turhan, B. & Zimmermann, T., 10 Jun 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering. 39, 6, p. 822-834 13 p., 6363444.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

113 Citations (Scopus)

Preface

Turhan, B., 9 Oct 2013, Predictive Models in Software Engineering: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Predictive Models in Software Engineering. New York USA: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Vol. Part F128822. 1 p. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperOther