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

4th International Workshop on Realizing AI Synergies in Software Engineering (RAISE 2015)

Turhan, B., Bener, A., Harrison, R., Miransky, A., Mericli, C. & Minku, L. L., 2015, Proceedings : 2015 IEEE/ACM 37th IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering - ICSE 2015. Elbaum, S. & Canfora, G. (eds.). Piscataway NJ USA: IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Vol. 2. p. 991-992 2 p. 7203143

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

A benchmark study on the effectiveness of search-based data selection and feature selection for cross project defect prediction

Hosseini, S., Turhan, B. & Mäntylä, M., Mar 2018, In : Information and Software Technology. 95, p. 296-312 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

26 Citations (Scopus)

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)

A comparison of cross-versus single-company effort prediction models for web projects

Turhan, B. & Mendes, E., 2014, Proceedings - 40th Euromicro Conference Series on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications, SEAA 2014: 27-29 August 2014, Verona, Italy. Rabiser, R. & Torkar, R. (eds.). Piscataway NJ USA: IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 285-292 8 p. 6928824

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

14 Citations (Scopus)

A controlled experiment on time pressure and confirmation bias in functional software testing

Salman, I., Turhan, B. & Vegas, S., Aug 2019, In : Empirical Software Engineering. 24, 4, p. 1727-1761 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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A Dissection of the Test-Driven Development Process: Does It Really Matter to Test-First or to Test-Last?

Fucci, D., Erdogmus, H., Turhan, B., Oivo, M. & Juristo, N., 1 Jul 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering. 43, 7, p. 597-614 18 p., 7592412.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

25 Citations (Scopus)

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 longitudinal cohort study on the retainment of test-driven development

Fucci, D., Romano, S., Baldassarre, M. T., Caivano, D., Scanniello, G., Turhan, B. & Juristo, N., 2018, Proceedings of the 12th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement, ESEM 2018: October 11-12, 2018, Oulu, Finland. Méndez, D. & Mockus, A. (eds.). New York NY USA : Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 10 p. 18

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

2 Citations (Scopus)

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)

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)

An exploratory study of search based training data selection for cross project defect prediction

Hosseini, S. & Turhan, B., 2018, Proceedings - 44th Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications, SEAA 2018: 29–31 August 2018 Prague, Czech Republic. Bures, T. & Angelis, L. (eds.). Piscataway NJ USA: IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 244-251 8 p. 8498215

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

An external replication on the effects of test-driven development using a multi-site blind analysis approach

Fucci, D., Scanniello, G., Romano, S., Shepperd, M., Sigweni, B., Uyaguari, F., Turhan, B., Juristo, N. & Oivo, M., 2016, 10th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement, ESEM 2016: 8th-9th September 2016 Ciudad Real, SPAIN. Jedlitschka, A. & Jørgensen, M. (eds.). New York NY USA : Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 10 p. 3

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

12 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)

An industry experiment on the effects of test-driven development on external quality and productivity

Tosun, A., Dieste, O., Fucci, D., Vegas, S., Turhan, B., Erdogmus, H., Santos, A., Oivo, M., Toro, K., Jarvinen, J. & Juristo, N., 2017, In : Empirical Software Engineering. 22, 6, p. 2763-2805 43 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

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)

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)

A success story in applying data science in practice

Bener, A., Turhan, B., Tosun, A., Caglayan, B. & Kocaguneli, E., 2016, Perspectives on Data Science for Software Engineering. Menzies, T., Williams, L. & Zimmermann, T. (eds.). Cambridge MA USA: Elsevier, p. 85-90 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

A systematic literature review and meta-analysis on cross project defect prediction

Hosseini, S., Turhan, B. & Gunarathna, D., 1 Feb 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering. 45, 2, p. 111-147 37 p., 8097045.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

27 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)

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

Cognitive biases in software engineering: a systematic mapping study

Mohanani, R., Salman, I., Turhan, B., Rodriguez, P. & Ralph, P., 1 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering. 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Conformance factor in test-driven development: initial results from an enhanced replication

Fucci, D., Turhan, B. & Oivo, M., 2014, The 18th International Conference on Evaluation & Assessment in Software Engineering, London, May 12th-14th 2014, EASE 2014. Hall, T. & Myrtveit, I. (eds.). New York NY USA: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 4 p. 22

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

5 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 mining for software engineering and humans in the loop

Minku, L. L., Mendes, E. & Turhan, B., Nov 2016, In : Progress in Artificial Intelligence. 5, 4, p. 307-314 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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11 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)

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)

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)

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)

Editorial

Turhan, B., Tosun, A. & McIntosh, S., 2018, PROMISE'18 - Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Predictive Models and Data Analytics in Software Engineering : Oulu, Finland — October 10 - 10, 2018. Turhan, B., Tosun, A. & McIntosh, S. (eds.). New York NY USA: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword / PostscriptOtherpeer-review

Effect of time-pressure on perceived and actual performance in functional software testing

Salman, I. & Turhan, B., 2018, ICSSP 2018 - May 26-27 – Gothenburg, Sweden: Proceedings of the 2018 International Conference on Software and System Process. Kuhrmann, M., V. O’Connor, R., Houston, D. & Hebig, R. (eds.). New York NY USA: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), p. 130-139 10 p.

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

2 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)

Empirical evaluation of the effects of experience on code quality and programmer productivity: an exploratory study: Journal-first selected article

Dieste, O., Aranda, A., Uyaguari, F., Turhan, B., Tosun, A., Fucci, D., Oivo, M. & Juristo, N., 2018, ICSSP 2018 - May 26-27 – Gothenburg, Sweden: Proceedings of the 2018 International Conference on Software and System Process . Kuhrmann, M., V. O’Connor, R., Houston, D. & Hebig, R. (eds.). New York NY USA: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), p. 111-112 2 p.

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

Empirical evaluation of the effects of experience on code quality and programmer productivity: an exploratory study

Dieste, O., Aranda, A. M., Uyaguari, F., Turhan, B., Tosun, A., Fucci, D., Oivo, M. & Juristo, N., 2017, In : Empirical Software Engineering. 22, 5, p. 2457-2542 86 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

14 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)

Empirical software engineering experts on the use of students and professionals in experiments

Falessi, D., Juristo, N., Wohlin, C., Turhan, B., Münch, J., Jedlitschka, A. & Oivo, M., Feb 2018, In : Empirical Software Engineering. 23, 1, p. 452-489 38 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

37 Citations (Scopus)

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 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)

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)

Estimating the value of decisions relating to managing and developing software-intensive products and projects

Mendes, E., Turhan, B., Rodríguez, P. & Freitas, V., 2015, 11th International Conference on Predictive Models and Data Analytics in Software Engineering (PROMISE 2015): October 21st, 2015, Beijing, China. Minku, L. (ed.). New York NY USA : Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 4 p. 7

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

7 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)

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)

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)

Field studies: a methodology for construction and evaluation of recommendation systems in software engineering

Mısırlı, A. T., Bener, A., Çağlayan, B., Çalıklı, G. & Turhan, B., 2014, Recommendation Systems in Software Engineering. P. Robillard, M., Maalej, W., J. Walker, R. & Zimmermann, T. (eds.). Berlin Germany: Springer, p. 329-355 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Findings from a multi-method study on test-driven development

Romano, S., Fucci, D., Scanniello, G., Turhan, B. & Juristo, N., Sep 2017, In : Information and Software Technology. 89, p. 64-77 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Four commentaries on the use of students and professionals in empirical software engineering experiments

Feldt, R., Zimmermann, T., Bergersen, G. R., Falessi, D., Jedlitschka, A., Juristo, N., Münch, J., Oivo, M., Runeson, P., Shepperd, M., Sjøberg, D. I. K. & Turhan, B., Dec 2018, In : Empirical Software Engineering. 23, 6, p. 3801-3820 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Guest editorial: special section on predictive models and data analytics in software engineering

Bowes, D., Shihab, E. & Turhan, B., Oct 2019, In : Empirical Software Engineering. 24, 5, p. 3151-3152 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review