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Mens Tom

Université de Mons - UMONS > Faculté des Sciences > Service de Génie Logiciel

Université de Mons - UMONS > Faculté des Sciences > Génie Logiciel

Université de Mons - UMONS > Faculté des Sciences > FS - Service du Doyen

ORCID
0000-0003-3636-5020
Main Referenced Co-authors
DECAN, Alexandre  (60)
Constantinou, Eleni  (23)
Goeminne, Mathieu  (21)
Claes, Maelick  (19)
Van Der Straeten, Ragnhild  (17)
Main Referenced Keywords
software evolution (53); software ecosystem (24); software engineering (19); software repository mining (13); open source software (12);
Main Referenced Unit & Research Centers
CREMMI - Modélisation mathématique et informatique (60)
Main Referenced Disciplines
Computer science (289)
Electrical & electronics engineering (194)
Library & information sciences (11)
Architecture (2)
Physics (2)

Publications (total 304)

The most downloaded
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Decan, A., Mens, T., Rostami Mazrae, P., & Golzadeh, M. (2022). On the Use of GitHub Actions in Software Development Repositories. In Proceedings of 38th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME). IEEE. https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12907/43043

The most cited

880 citations (Scopus®)

Mens, T., & Tourwé, T. (2004). A Survey of Software Refactoring. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering. https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12907/20050

Books and journal issues published as editor or director

Mens, T., De Roover, C., & Cleve, A. (Eds.). (2023). Software Ecosystems: Tooling and Analytics. Berlin, Germany: Springer.
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Mens, T., & Cleve, A. (Eds.). (08 August 2014). CSMR 2012 Special Issue. Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution: Research and Practice, 26 (8), 729. doi:10.1002/smr.1675
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Mens, T., Bergmans, L., & Raemaekers, S. (Eds.). (01 March 2014). Software Quality and Maintainability 2014. Electronic Communications of the EASST, 65, 3. doi:10.14279/tuj.eceasst.0.901
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Mens, T., Serebrenik, A., & Cleve, A. (Eds.). (2014). Evolving Software Systems. Berlin, Germany: Springer.
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Mens, T., & Demeyer, S. (Eds.). (2008). Software Evolution. Berlin, Germany: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-76440-3
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Mens, T., & D'Hondt, M. (Eds.). (2007). Proceedings of the ERCIM Working Group on Software Evolution. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science. doi:10.1016/j.entcs.2006.09.010
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Heckel, R., & Mens, T. (Eds.). (01 April 2005). Proceedings of the Workshop on Software Evolution through Transformations. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, 127 (3), 1-3. doi:10.1016/j.entcs.2004.08.028
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Heckel, R., Mens, T., & Wermelinger, M. (Eds.). (01 March 2003). Software Evolution through Transformations. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, 72 (4). doi:10.1016/S1571-0661(04)80620-0
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Book chapters or contributions to a collective book as author or co-author

Wessel, M., Mens, T., Decan, A., & Rostami mazrae, P. (2023). The GitHub Development Workflow Automation Ecosystems. In T. Mens, C. De Roover, ... A. Cleve, Software Ecosystems: Tooling and Analytics. Berlin, Germany: Springer.
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Mens, T., & De Roover, C. (2023). An Introduction to Software Ecosystems. In T. Mens, C. De Roover, ... A. Cleve, Software Ecosystems: Tooling and Analytics. Berlin, Germany: Springer.
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Claes, M., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2017). Intercomponent dependency issues in software ecosystems. In Software Technology: 10 Years of Innovation in IEEE Computer. Wiley.

Meurice, L., Goeminne, M., Mens, T., Nagy, C., Decan, A., & Cleve, A. (2017). Analyzing the evolution of database usage in data-intensive software systems. In Software Technology: 10 Years of Innovation in IEEE Computer. Wiley.

Mens, T., & Goeminne, M. (2014). L'évolution des écosystèmes des logiciels libres et open source. In Evolution et maintenance des systèmes logiciels. Hermes-Lavoisier.

Serebrenik, A., & Mens, T. (2014). Emerging trends in software evolution. In T. Mens, A. Serebrenik, A. Cleve, T. Mens (Ed.), A. Serebrenik (Ed.), ... A. Cleve (Ed.), Evolving Software Systems. Springer.

Mens, T., Claes, M., Grosjean, P., & Serebrenik, A. (2014). Studying Evolving Software Ecosystems based on Ecological Models. In T. Mens, A. Serebrenik, A. Cleve, T. Mens (Ed.), A. Serebrenik (Ed.), ... A. Cleve (Ed.), Evolving Software Systems (pp. 297-326). Springer.

Mens, T., & Goeminne, M. (2013). Analysing Ecosystems for Open Source Software Developer Communities. In Software Ecosystems: Analyzing and Managing Business Networks in the Software Industry. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Mens, T. (2011). Foreword. In Emerging Technologies for the Evolution and Maintenance of Software (pp. 1). IGI Global.

Mens, T. (2010). Model Transformation: A Survey of the State-of-the-Art. In Model Driven Engineering for distributed Real-Time Systems. Wiley.

Mens, T. (2008). Introduction and Roadmap: History and Challenges of Software Evolution. In Software Evolution. Springer.

Mens, T., Taentzer, G., & Mueller, D. (2008). Model-Driven Software Refactoring. In Model-Driven Software Development: Integrating Quality Assurance' co-edited by Joerg Rech and Christian Bunse. Idea Group Publishing. doi:10.4018/978-1-60566-006-6.ch008

De Leenheer, P., & Mens, T. (2008). Ontology Evolution: State of the art and future directions. In Ontology Management: Semantic Web, Semantic Web Services, and Business Applications (pp. 131-176). Springer.

Mens, T., Van Der Straeten, R., & Simmonds, J. (2005). A Framework for Managing Consistency of Evolving UML Models. In Software Evolution with UML and XML. United States: Idea Group Publishing. doi:10.4018/978-1-59140-462-0.ch001

Articles accepted in reviewed journal

Decan, A., Mens, T., & Onsori delicheh, H. (2023). On the outdatedness of workflows in the GitHub Actions ecosystem. Journal of Systems and Software, 111827. doi:10.1016/j.jss.2023.111827
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Rostami mazrae, P., Mens, T., Golzadeh, M., & Decan, A. (07 March 2023). On the usage, co-usage and migration of CI/CD tools: A qualitative analysis. Empirical Software Engineering, 28 (52). doi:10.1007/s10664-022-10285-5
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Foundjem, A., Constantinou, E., Mens, T., & Adams, B. (18 June 2022). A mixed-methods analysis of micro-collaborative coding practices in OpenStack. Empirical Software Engineering, 27 (5). doi:10.1007/s10664-022-10167-w
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Zerouali, A., Mens, T., Decan, A., & De Roover, C. (30 May 2022). On the Impact of Security Vulnerabilities in the npm and RubyGems Dependency Networks. Empirical Software Engineering, 27 (107), 45. doi:10.1007/s10664-022-10154-1
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Golzadeh, M., Mens, T., Decan, A., Constantinou, E., & Chidambaram, N. (26 May 2022). Recognizing bot activity in collaborative software development. IEEE Software, 39 (5), 56-61. doi:10.1109/ms.2022.3178601
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Golzadeh, M., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2022). On the rise and fall of CI services in GitHub. 29th IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution and Reengineering (SANER), Honolulu, Hawai, 2022.
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Decan, A., Mens, T., Zerouali, A., & De Roover, C. (2021). Back to the Past - Analysing Backporting Practices in Package Dependency Networks. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering. doi:10.1109/TSE.2021.3112204
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Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2021). Lost in Zero Space - An Empirical Comparison of 0.y.z Releases in Software Package Distributions. Science of Computer Programming. doi:10.1016/j.scico.2021.102656
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Abou Khalil, Z., Constantinou, E., Mens, T., & Duchien, L. (2021). On the impact of release policies on bug handling activity: A case study of Eclipse. Journal of Systems and Software. doi:10.1016/j.jss.2020.110882
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Golzadeh, M., Decan, A., Legay, D., & Mens, T. (02 February 2021). A ground-truth dataset and classification model for detecting bots in GitHub issue and PR comments. Journal of Systems and Software, 175. doi:10.1016/j.jss.2021.110911
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Zerouali, A., Mens, T., Decan, A., Gonzalez-Barahona, J., & Robles, G. (2021). A multi-dimensional analysis of technical lag in Debian-based Docker images. Empirical Software Engineering. doi:10.1007/s10664-020-09908-6
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Zerouali, A., Mens, T., & De Roover, C. (07 January 2021). On the usage of JavaScript, Python and Ruby packages in Docker Hub images. Science of Computer Programming, 207, 102653. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scico.2021.102653
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Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2020). Sismic - A Python library for statechart execution and testing. SoftwareX. doi:10.1016/j.softx.2020.100590
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Decan, A., Constantinou, E., Mens, T., & Rocha, H. (10 March 2020). GAP: Forecasting commit activity in git projects. Journal of Systems and Software, 165. doi:10.1016/j.jss.2020.110573
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Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2019). What do package dependencies tell us about semantic versioning? IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering. doi:10.1109/TSE.2019.2918315
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Mens, T., Decan, A., & Spanoudakis, N. I. (04 April 2019). A method for testing and validating executable statechart models. Software and Systems Modeling, 18 (2), 837-863. doi:10.1007/s10270-018-0676-3
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Zerouali, A., Mens, T., Gonzalez-Barahona, J., Decan, A., Constantinou, E., & Robles, G. (2019). A formal framework for measuring technical lag in component repositories -- and its application to npm. Journal of Software: Evolution and Process. doi:10.1002/smr.2157
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Decan, A., Mens, T., & Grosjean, P. (01 February 2019). An empirical comparison of dependency network evolution in seven software packaging ecosystems. Empirical Software Engineering, 24 (1), 381-416. doi:10.1007/s10664-017-9589-y
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Mens, T., Cataldo, M., & Damian, D. (01 January 2019). The Social Developer: The Future of Software Development [Guest Editors' Introduction]. IEEE Software, 36 (1), 11-14. doi:10.1109/MS.2018.2874316
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Constantinou, E., & Mens, T. (01 September 2017). An Empirical Comparison of Developer Retention in the RubyGems and npm Software Ecosystems. Innovations in Systems and Software Engineering, 13 (2-3), 101-115. doi:10.1007/s11334-017-0303-4
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Mens, T., & Grosjean, P. (01 October 2015). The Ecology of Software Ecosystems. Computer, 48 (10), 85-87. doi:10.1109/MC.2015.298
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Guéhéneuc, Y.-G., & Mens, T. (2015). Introduction to the special issue on software maintenance and evolution research. Empirical Software Engineering. doi:10.1007/s10664-015-9398-0
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Pinna Puissant, J., Van Der Straeten, R., & Mens, T. (01 February 2015). Resolving model inconsistencies using automated regression planning. Software and Systems Modeling, 14 (1), 461-481. doi:10.1007/s10270-013-0317-9
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Mens, T. (01 January 2015). Evolving Software Ecosystems: A Historical and Ecological Perspective. NATO Science for Peace and Security Series - D: Information and Communication Security, 40, 170-192. doi:10.3233/978-1-61499-495-4-170
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Deshayes, R., Meyers, B., Mens, T., & Vangheluwe, H. (30 September 2014). ProMoBox in Practice : A Case Study on the GISMO Domain-Specific Modelling Language. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 1237, 21-30.
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Vasilescu, B., Serebrenik, A., Goeminne, M., & Mens, T. (10 August 2014). On the variation and specialisation of workload: A case study of the Gnome ecosystem community. Empirical Software Engineering, 19 (4), 955-1008. doi:10.1007/s10664-013-9244-1
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Mens, T., Bergmans, L., & Raemaekers, S. (01 March 2014). Preface of SQM 2014 Proceedings - 8th International Workshop on Software Quality and Maintainability. Electronic Communications of the EASST, 65.
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Mens, T., Degrandsart, S., Demeyer, S., & Van den Bergh, J. (01 February 2014). A transformation-based approach to context-aware modelling. Software and Systems Modeling, 13 (1), 191-208. doi:10.1007/s10270-012-0239-y
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Vasilescu, B., Serebrenik, A., Mens, T., van den Brand, M. G. J., & Pek, E. (31 January 2014). How healthy are software engineering conferences? Science of Computer Programming, Volume 89, Part C, 251-272. doi:10.1016/j.scico.2014.01.016
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Mens, T. (01 October 2013). Special Issue: Software Maintenance and Reengineering (CSMR 2011). Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution: Research and Practice, 25 (10), 1061-1062. doi:10.1002/smr.1555
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Goeminne, M., & Mens, T. (01 August 2013). A Comparison of Identity Merge Algorithms for Software Repositories. Science of Computer Programming, 78 (8), 971-986. doi:10.1016/j.scico.2011.11.004
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Mens, T. (07 February 2012). On the complexity of software systems. Computer, 8, 79-81. doi:10.1109/MC.2012.273
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Mens, T., & Vandierendonck, H. (01 April 2011). Averting the next software crisis. Computer, 44 (4), 88-90. doi:10.1109/MC.2011.99
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Cleve, A., Mens, T., & Hainaut, J.-L. (23 December 2010). Data-Intensive System Evolution. Computer, 43 (8), 110-112. doi:10.1109/MC.2010.227
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Mens, T., Guéhéneuc, Y.-G., Fernández-Ramil, J., & D'Hondt, M. (01 July 2010). Software Evolution: Maintaining Stakeholders' Satisfaction in a Changing World - Guest Editor's Introduction. IEEE Software, 27 (4), 22-25. doi:10.1109/MS.2010.100
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Perez, J., Crespo, Y., Hoffmann, B., & Mens, T. (01 July 2010). A case study to evaluate the suitability of graph transformation tools for program refactoring. International Journal on Software Tools for Technology Transfer, 12 (3-4), 183-199. doi:10.1007/s10009-010-0153-y
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Mens, T. (2010). Special Issue on Software Evolution: Guest Editors' Introduction. IEEE Software. doi:10.1109/MS.2010.108
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Mens, T., Tamzalit, D., Hoste, M., & Pinna Puissant, J. (01 June 2010). Amélioration de la qualité de modèles. Une étude de deux approches complémentaires. Technique et Science Informatiques, 29 (4-5), 571-599. doi:10.3166/tsi.29.571-599
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Mens, T., Magee, J., & Rumpe, B. (01 May 2010). Evolving Software Architecture Descriptions of Critical Systems. Computer, 43 (5), 42-48. doi:10.1109/MC.2010.136
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Blanc, X., Mougenot, A., Mounier, I., & Mens, T. (01 January 2009). Incremental Detection of Model Inconsistencies Based on Model Operations. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5565, 32-46.
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Van Der Straeten, R., Mens, T., & Van Baelen, S. (01 January 2008). Challenges in Model-Driven Software Engineering. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5421, 35-47.
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Mens, T., Taentzer, G., & Runge, O. (01 September 2007). Analysing Refactoring Dependencies Using Graph Transformation. Software and Systems Modeling, 6 (3), 269-285. doi:10.1007/s10270-006-0044-6
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Van Der Straeten, R., Jonckers, V., & Mens, T. (01 June 2007). A formal approach to model refactoring and model refinement. Software and Systems Modeling, 6 (2), 139-162. doi:10.1007/s10270-006-0025-9
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Mens, T., & Van Der Straeten, R. (01 January 2007). Incremental Resolution of Model Inconsistencies. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4409, 111-127. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-71998-4_7
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De Leenheer, P., & Mens, T. (01 January 2007). Using Graph Transformation to Support Collaborative Ontology Evolution. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5088, 44-58. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-89020-1_4
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Taentzer, G., Biermann, E., Bisztray, D., Bohnet, B., Boneva, I., Boronat, A., Geiger, L., Geiß, R., Horvath, Á., Kniemeyer, O., Mens, T., Ness, B., Plump, D., & Vajk, T. (01 January 2007). Generation of Sierpinski Triangles: A Case Study for Graph Transformation Tools. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5088, 514-539. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-89020-1_35
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Taentzer, G., Müller, D., & Mens, T. (01 January 2007). Specifying Domain-Specific Refactorings for AndroMDA Based on Graph Transformation. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5088, 104-119. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-89020-1_9
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Eden, A. H., & Mens, T. (01 June 2006). Measuring software flexibility. IEE Proceedings. Software, 153 (3), 113-125. doi:10.1049/ip-sen:20050045
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Mens, T., Van Gorp, P., Varró, D., & Karsai, G. (27 March 2006). Applying a Model Transformation Taxonomy to Graph Transformation Technology. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, 152, 143-159. doi:10.1016/j.entcs.2005.10.022
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Mens, T., & Van Gorp, P. (27 March 2006). A Taxonomy of Model Transformation. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, 152, 125-142. doi:10.1016/j.entcs.2005.10.021
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Mens, T., Van Der Straeten, R., & D'Hondt, M. (01 January 2006). Detecting and Resolving Model Inconsistencies Using Transformation Dependency Analysis. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4199, 200-214. doi:10.1007/11880240_15
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Mens, T. (01 January 2006). On the Use of Graph Transformations for Model Refactoring. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4143, 219-257. doi:10.1007/11877028_7
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Czarnecki, K., Favre, J.-P., Gogolla, M., & Mens, T. (01 January 2006). Essentials of the 4th UML/MoDELS Workshop in Software Model Engineering (WiSME'2005). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3844, 151-158.
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Buckley, J., Mens, T., Zenger, M., Rashid, A., & Kniesel, G. (26 September 2005). Towards a taxonomy of software change. Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution: Research and Practice, 17 (5), 309-332. doi:10.1002/smr.319
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Mens, T., Van Eetvelde, N., Demeyer, S., & Janssens, D. (01 July 2005). Formalizing refactorings with graph transformations. Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution: Research and Practice, 17 (4), 247-276. doi:10.1002/smr.v17:4
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Mens, T., & Eden, A. H. (01 April 2005). On the Evolution Complexity of Design Patterns. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, 127 (3), 147-163. doi:10.1016/j.entcs.2004.08.041
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Mens, T., Taentzer, G., & Runge, O. (01 April 2005). Detecting Structural Refactoring Conflicts Using Critical Pair Analysis. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, 127 (3), 113-128. doi:10.1016/j.entcs.2004.08.038
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Mens, T., & Tourwé, T. (2004). A Survey of Software Refactoring. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering.
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Simmonds, J., Van Der Straeten, R., Jonckers, V., & Mens, T. (01 January 2004). Maintaining Consistency between UML Models Using Description Logic. L'objet: logiciel, bases de données, réseaux, 10 (2-3), 231-244.
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Mens, T., & Heckel, R. (01 January 2004). Workshop on software evolution through transformations: Model-based versus implementation-level solutions. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3256, 445-447.
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Van Der Straeten, R., Jonckers, V., & Mens, T. (01 January 2004). Supporting Model Refactorings through Behaviour Inheritance Consistencies. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3273, 305-319.
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Mens, T., & Schurr, A. (01 January 2004). Workshop on graph-based tools. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3526, 439-441.
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Mens, T., & Tourwé, T. (01 January 2004). Aspect-oriented software evolution. ERCIM News, 58, 36-37.
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Mens, T., Fernández-Ramil, J., & Godfrey, M. (2004). Analyzing the evolution of large-scale software: Issue overview. Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution: Research and Practice.
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Mens, T., & Fabry, J. (26 September 2003). Language-independent detection of object-oriented design patterns. Computer Languages, Systems and Structures, 30 (1-2), 21-33. doi:10.1016/j.cl.2003.09.002
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Tourwé, T., & Mens, T. (01 March 2003). High-level Transformations to Support Framework-Based Software Development. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, 72 (4), 34-45. doi:10.1016/S1571-0661(04)80624-8
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Mens, T., Van Der Straeten, R., Simmonds, J., & Jonckers, V. (01 January 2003). Using description logic to maintain consistency between UML models. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2863, 326-340.
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Van Belle, W., Mens, T., & D'Hondt, T. (01 January 2003). Using genetic programming to generate protocol adaptors for interprocess communication. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2606, 422-433. doi:10.1007/3-540-36553-2_38
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Stoops, L., Verelst, K., Mens, T., & D'Hondt, T. (01 January 2003). High-speed migration by anticipative mobility. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2913, 500-510.
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Mens, T., Demeyer, S., Du Bois, B., Stenten, H., & Van Gorp, P. (01 January 2003). Refactoring: Current research and future trends. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, 82 (3).
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Janssens, D., Demeyer, S., & Mens, T. (2003). Case Study: Simulation of a LAN. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science.
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Van Gorp, P., Stenten, H., Mens, T., & Demeyer, S. (01 January 2003). Towards automating source-consistent UML Refactorings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2863, 144-158.
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Mens, T., & Wermelinger, M. (30 October 2002). Separation of concerns for software evolution. Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution: Research and Practice, 14 (5), 311-315. doi:10.1002/smr.257
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Mens, T., & Lanza, M. (01 January 2002). A Graph-Based Metamodel for Object-Oriented Software Metrics. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, 72 (2), 57-68. doi:10.1016/S1571-0661(05)80529-8
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Mens, T., Demeyer, S., & Janssens, D. (01 January 2002). Formalising Behaviour Preserving Program Transformations. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2505, 286-301. doi:10.1007/3-540-45832-8_22
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Mens, T. (01 January 2002). A State-of-the-Art Survey on Software Merging. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, 28 (5), 449-462. doi:10.1109/TSE.2002.1000449
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Kniesel, G., Noppen, J., & Mens, T. (01 January 2002). Unanticipated software evolution. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2548, 92-106. doi:10.1007/3-540-36208-8_8
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Mens, T., & Galal, H. G. (2002). 4th Workshop on Object-Oriented Architectural Evolution. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. doi:10.1007/3-540-47853-1_12
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Mens, T., Schurr, A., & Taentzer, G. (01 January 2002). Graph-Based Tools: GraBaTs 2002. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, 72 (2), 11-13. doi:10.1016/S1571-0661(05)80523-7
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Mens, T., & Arevalo, G. (01 January 2002). Analysing Object-Oriented Application Frameworks Using Concept Analysis. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2426, 53-63. doi:10.1007/3-540-46105-1_7
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Heckel, R., Mens, T., & Wermelinger, M. (01 January 2002). Workshop on Software Evolution through Transformations: Towards Uniform Support throughout the Software Life-Cycle. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2505, 450-454. doi:10.1007/3-540-45832-8_35
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Stoops, L., Mens, T., & D'Hondt, T. (01 January 2002). Fine-Grained Interlaced Code Loading for Mobile Systems. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2535, 78-92. doi:10.1007/3-540-36112-X_6
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Mens, T., & Tourwé, T. (2001). A declarative evolution framework for object-oriented design patterns. Proceedings - Conference on Software Maintenance. doi:10.1109/ICSM.2001.972774
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Mens, T. (2001). A formal foundation for object-oriented software evolution. Proceedings - Conference on Software Maintenance. doi:10.1109/ICSM.2001.972769
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Mens, T. (01 January 2000). Conditional Graph Rewriting as a Domain-Independent Formalism for Software Evolution. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 1779, 127-143. doi:10.1007/3-540-45104-8_10
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Mens, T., & D'Hondt, T. (01 January 2000). Automating Support for Software Evolution in UML. Automated Software Engineering, 7 (1), 39-59. doi:10.1023/A:1008765200695
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Mens, K., Mens, T., Wouters, B., & Wuyts, R. (1999). Managing Unanticipated Evolution of Software Architectures. Lecture Notes in Computer Science.
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Mens, T., Lucas, C., & Steyaert, P. (01 January 1999). Supporting Disciplined Reuse and Evolution of UML Models. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 1618, 378-392. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-48480-6_29
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Gogolla, M., Mens, T., Kent, S., Richters, M., & Radfelder, O. (01 January 1999). Is It Possible to Express a Semantics of UML in UML?: The Meta-modelling Approach. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 1743, 45-49.
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Mens, T., Mens, K., Steyaert, P., & De Hondt, K. (01 January 1998). Combining Software Descriptions. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 1357, 274-275. doi:10.1007/3-540-69687-3_52
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Mens, T., & Mens, K. (01 January 1998). Assessing the Evolvability of Software Architectures. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 1543, 54-55. doi:10.1007/3-540-49255-0_7
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Mens, T., & Van Limberghen, M. (01 January 1996). Encapsulation and composition as orthogonal operators on mixins: A solution to multiple inheritance problems. Object Oriented Systems, 3, 1-30.
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Mens, T., & Janssens, D. (01 January 1996). Abstract semantics for ESM systems. Fundamenta Informaticae, 26 (3-4), 315-339. doi:10.3233/FI-1996-263405
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Mens, T., Mens, K., & Steyaert, P. (01 January 1994). OPUS: a Formal Approach to Object-orientation. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 873, 326-345. doi:10.1007/3-540-58555-9_103
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Chidambaram, N., Mens, T., & Decan, A. (2024). RABBIT: A tool for identifying bot accounts based on their recent GitHub event history. In 21st International Conference on Mining Software Repositories (pp. 5). Lisbon, Portugal: ACM.
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Rostami mazrae, P., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2024). gawd: A Differencing Tool for GitHub Actions Workflows. In 21st International Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR '24). ACM.
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Onsori delicheh, H., & Mens, T. (2024). Mitigating Security Issues in GitHub Actions. In 2024 ACM/IEEE 4th International Workshop on Engineering and Cybersecurity of Critical Systems (EnCyCriS) and 2024 IEEE/ACM Second International Workshop on Software Vulnerability (EnCyCriS/SVM '24) (pp. 6). ACM/IEEE.
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Onsori delicheh, H., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2024). Quantifying Security Issues in Reusable JavaScript Actions in GitHub Workflows. In 21st International Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR '24). ACM.
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Cardoen, G., Mens, T., & Decan, A. (2024). A dataset of GitHub Actions workflow histories. In 21st International Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR '24). ACM.
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Onsori delicheh, H., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (12 September 2023). A Preliminary Study of GitHub Actions Dependencies. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 3483.
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Rostami mazrae, P., Decan, A., Mens, T., & Wessel, M. (2023). A Preliminary Study of GitHub Actions Workflow Changes. CEUR Workshop Proceedings.
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Chidambaram, N., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (12 June 2023). Distinguishing Bots From Human Developers Based on Their GitHub Activity Types. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 3483, 31-39.
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Chidambaram, N., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2023). A Dataset of Bot and Human Activities in GitHub. In Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR 2023). IEEE. doi:10.1109/MSR59073.2023.00070
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Decan, A., Mens, T., Rostami Mazrae, P., & Golzadeh, M. (2022). On the Use of GitHub Actions in Software Development Repositories. In Proceedings of 38th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME). IEEE.
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Golzadeh, M., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2022). On the rise and fall of CI services in GitHub. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution and Reengineering (SANER). Honolulu, Unknown/unspecified: IEEE.
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Businge, J., Zerouali, A., Decan, A., Mens, T., Demeyer, S., & De Roover, C. (2022). Variant Forks - Motivations and Impediments. In 29th IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution and Reengineering (SANER). IEEE.
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Coppens, A., Mens, T., & Gallas, M.-A. (2021). Integrating Virtual Reality During the Architectural Design Process: a Survey to Identify Practitioner Needs. In Proc. of the Conference CIB W78 2021, 11-15 October 2021, Luxembourg. Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST).
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Businge, J., Decan, A., Zerouali, A., Mens, T., & Demeyer, S. (2021). An Empirical Investigation of Forks as Variants in the npm Package Distribution. In Proceedings of the 19th Belgium-Netherlands Software Evolution Workshop. CEUR-WS.org.
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Golzadeh, M., Decan, A., Constantinou, E., & Mens, T. (2021). Identifying bot activity in GitHub pull request and issue comments. In 2021 IEEE/ACM Third International Workshop on Bots in Software Engineering (BotSE). IEEE.
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Legay, D., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2021). A Quantitative Assessment of Package Freshness in Linux Distributions. In 2021 IEEE/ACM 4th International Workshop on Software Health in Projects, Ecosystems and Communities (SoHeal). IEEE.
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Golzadeh, M., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2021). Evaluating a bot detection model on git commit messages. In Proceedings of the 19th Belgium-Netherlands Software Evolution Workshop. CEUR-WS.org.
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Jansen, T., Abou Khalil, Z., Constantinou, E., & Mens, T. (2021). Does the duration of rapid release cycles affect the bug handling activity? [Paper presentation]. 4th International ICSE Workshop on Software Health, Madrid, Spain.

Golzadeh, M., Decan, A., Constantinou, E., & Mens, T. (2021). Identifying bot activity in GitHub pull request and issue comments. In Proceedings of 3rd Workshop on Bots in Software Engineering (BotSE). IEEE.
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Coppens, A., Mens, T., & Gallas, M.-A. (2021). Integrating Virtual Reality During the Architectural Design Process: a Survey to Identify Practitioner Needs [Paper presentation]. CIB W78, Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

Coppens, A., Mens, T., & Gallas, M.-A. (2020). Modélisation Paramétrique en Réalité Virtuelle [Paper presentation]. SCAN20 « Culture numérique et conception architecturale ... Retour vers le Futur », Bruxelles , Belgium. doi:10.1051/shsconf/20208203005

Legay, D., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2020). On Package Freshness in Linux Distributions [Paper presentation]. IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution, Adelaïde, Australia.

Golzadeh, M., Legay, D., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2020). Bot or not? Detecting bots in GitHub pull request activity based on comment similarity [Paper presentation]. BotSE20: ICSE Workshop on Bots in Software Engineering, Seoul, South Korea.

Legay, D., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2020). On the usage of badges in open source packages in GitHub [Paper presentation]. Belgium-Netherlands Software Evolution Workshop, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2020). How Magic Is Zero? An Empirical Analysis of Initial Development Releases in Three Software Package Distributions [Paper presentation]. SoHeal 2020 : 3rd International Workshop on Software Health, Seoul, South Korea.

Abou Khalil, Z., Constantinou, E., Mens, T., Duchien, L., & Quinton, C. (2019). A Longitudinal Analysis of Bug Handling Across Eclipse Releases. In 2019 IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME) (pp. 12). IEEE.
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Golzadeh, M., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2019). On the effect of discussions on pull request decisions [Paper presentation]. Belgium-Netherlands Software Evolution Workshop, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Zerouali, A., Cosentino, V., Robles, G., Gonzalez-Barahona, J., & Mens, T. (2019). A Tool to Analyze Packages in Software Containers [Paper presentation]. IEEE Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories, Montreal, Canada.

Legay, D., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2019). On the impact of pull request decisions on future contributions [Paper presentation]. Belgium-Netherlands Software Evolution Workshop (BENEVOL), Delft, Netherlands.

Zerouali, A., Mens, T., Robles, G., & Gonzalez-Barahona, J. (2019). On the Diversity of Software Package Popularity Metrics: An Empirical Study of npm [Paper presentation]. IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering, Hangzhou, China.

Zerouali, A., Mens, T., Robles, G., & Gonzalez-Barahona, J. (2019). On The Relation Between Outdated Docker Containers, Severity Vulnerabilities and Bugs [Paper presentation]. IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering, Hangzhou, China. doi:10.1109/SANER.2019.8668013

Zerouali, A., Cosentino, V., Mens, T., Robles, G., & Gonzalez-Barahona, J. (2019). On the Impact of Outdated and Vulnerable Javascript Packages in Docker Images [Paper presentation]. IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering, Hangzhou, China. doi:10.1109/SANER.2019.8667984

Constantinou, E., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2018). Breaking the Borders: An Investigation of Cross-Ecosystem Software Packages [Paper presentation]. Belgium-Netherlands Software Evolution Workshop (BENEVOL), Delft, Netherlands.

Coppens, A., & Mens, T. (2018). Towards Collaborative Immersive Environments for Parametric Modelling [Paper presentation]. Cooperative Design, Visualization, and Engineering, Hangzhou, China. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-00560-3_44

Decan, A., Mens, T., & Constantinou, E. (2018). On the evolution of technical lag in the npm package dependency network [Paper presentation]. IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution, Madrid, Spain.

Coppens, A., Mens, T., & Gallas, M.-A. (2018). Parametric Modelling Within Immersive Environments: Building a Bridge Between Existing Tools and Virtual Reality Headsets [Paper presentation]. 36th eCAADe (Education and research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe), Lodz, Poland.

Decan, A., Mens, T., & Constantinou, E. (2018). On the impact of security vulnerabilities in the npm package dependency network [Paper presentation]. IEEE Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories, Gothenburg, Sweden. doi:10.1145/3196398.3196401

Zerouali, A., Constantinou, E., Mens, T., Robles, G., & Gonzalez-Barahona, J. (2018). An empirical analysis of technical lag in npm package dependencies [Paper presentation]. International Conference on Software Reuse; ICSR, Madrid, Spain.

Zerouali, A., & Mens, T. (2017). An Empirical Comparison of the Development History of CloudStack and Eucalyptus [Paper presentation]. International Conference on Smart Digital Environment (ICSDE'17), Rabat, Morocco. doi:10.1145/3128128.3128146

Mens, T., Bagge, A. H., & Osman, H. (2017). Post-proceedings of the 8th Seminar on Advanced Techniques and Tools for Software Evolution [Paper presentation]. Seminar on Advanced Techniques and Tools for Software Evolution, Mons, Belgium.

Decan, A., Goeminne, M., & Mens, T. (2017). On the Interaction of Relational Database Access Technologies in Open Source Java Projects [Paper presentation]. SATToSE 2015, Mons, Belgium.

Constantinou, E., & Mens, T. (2017). Socio-Technical Evolution of the Ruby Ecosystem in GitHub [Paper presentation]. IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering, Klagenfurt, Austria.

Zerouali, A., & Mens, T. (2017). Analyzing the Evolution of Testing Library Usage in Open Source Java Projects [Paper presentation]. IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering, Klagenfurt, Austria.

Delplanque, J., Etien, A., Auverlot, O., Mens, T., Anquetil, N., & Ducasse, S. (2017). CodeCritics Applied to Database Schema: Challenges and First Results [Paper presentation]. IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering, Klagenfurt, Austria.

Decan, A., Mens, T., & Claes, M. (2017). An Empirical Comparison of Dependency Issues in OSS Packaging Ecosystems [Paper presentation]. IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering, Klagenfurt, Austria.

Constantinou, E., & Mens, T. (2016). Social and Technical Evolution of Software Ecosystems: A Case Study of Rails [Paper presentation]. European Conference on Software Architecture Workshops, Copenhagen, Denmark. doi:10.1145/2993412.3003384

Decan, A., Mens, T., & Claes, M. (2016). On the Topology of Package Dependency Networks: A Comparison of Three Programming Language Ecosystems [Paper presentation]. European Conference on Software Architecture Workshops, Copenhagen, Denmark. doi:10.1145/2993412.3003382

Mens, T. (2016). An Ecosystemic and Socio-Technical View on Software Maintenance and Evolution [Paper presentation]. IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States - North Carolina. doi:10.1109/ICSME.2016.19

Decan, A., Mens, T., Claes, M., & Grosjean, P. (2016). When GitHub meets CRAN: An Analysis of Inter-Repository Package Dependency Problems [Paper presentation]. IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering, Osaka, Japan.

Goeminne, M., & Mens, T. (2015). Towards a survival analysis of database framework usage in Java projects [Paper presentation]. IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution, Bremen, Germany.

Decan, A., Mens, T., Claes, M., & Grosjean, P. (2015). On the Development and Distribution of R Packages: An Empirical Analysis of the R Ecosystem [Paper presentation]. International Workshop on Software Ecosystems (IWSECO), .

Serebrenik, A., & Mens, T. (2015). Challenges in Software Ecosystems Research [Paper presentation]. International Workshop on Software Ecosystems (IWSECO), . doi:10.1145/2797433.2797475

Deshayes, R., & Mens, T. (2015). GISMO: A Domain-Specific Modelling Language for Executable Prototyping of Gestural Interaction [Paper presentation]. ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing System, Duisburg, Germany.

Claes, M., Mens, T., Di Cosmo, R., & Vouillon, J. (2015). A Historical Analysis of Debian Package Incompatibilities [Paper presentation]. IEEE Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories, Florence, Italy.

Mens, T., Claes, M., Tabout, N., & Grosjean, P. (2015). An Empirical Study of Identical Function Clones in CRAN [Paper presentation]. IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering, Montréal, Canada.

Claes, M., Mens, T., & Grosjean, P. (2014). maintaineR: A web-based dashboard for maintainers of CRAN packages [Paper presentation]. IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution, Victoria, Canada. doi:10.1109/ICSME.2014.104

Goeminne, M., Decan, A., & Mens, T. (2014). Co-evolving code-related and database-related changes in a data-intensive software system [Paper presentation]. IEEE CSMR-WCRE 2014 Software Evolution Week, Antwerpen, Belgium. doi:10.1109/CSMR-WCRE.2014.6747193

Mens, T., Claes, M., & Grosjean, P. (2014). ECOS: Ecological Studies of Open Source Software Ecosystems [Paper presentation]. IEEE CSMR-WCRE 2014 Software Evolution Week, Antwerpen, Belgium. doi:10.1109/CSMR-WCRE.2014.6747205

Claes, M., Mens, T., & Grosjean, P. (2014). On the maintainability of CRAN packages [Paper presentation]. IEEE CSMR-WCRE 2014 Software Evolution Week, Antwerpen, Belgium. doi:10.1109/CSMR-WCRE.2014.6747183

Bergmans, L., Raemaekers, S., & Mens, T. (2014). International Workshop on Software Quality and Maintainability [Paper presentation]. IEEE CSMR-WCRE 2014 Software Evolution Week, Antwerpen, Belgium. doi:10.1109/CSMR-WCRE.2014.6747224

Mens, T., Claes, M., Drobisz, S., & Goeminne, M. (2013). Proceedings of BENEVOL 2013 Software Evolution Research Seminar: Extended Abstracts of the Research Presentations [Paper presentation]. BENEVOL 2013, Mons, Belgium.

Serebrenik, A., Mens, T., & Guéhéneuc, Y.-G. (2013). Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance - ICSM 2013 [Paper presentation]. ICSM 2013, Eindhoven, Netherlands.

Deshayes, R., Mens, T., & Palanque, P. (2013). A Generic Framework for Executable Gestural Interaction Models [Paper presentation]. IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing, San Jose, United States - California.

Schoreels, J., Deshayes, R., & Mens, T. (2013). KinectBalls: An Interactive Tool for Ball Throwing Games [Paper presentation]. INTETAIN 2013, Mons, Belgium. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-03892-6_11

Mens, T., Deshayes, R., & Palanque, P. (2013). PetriNect: A Tool for Executable Modeling of Gestural Interaction [Paper presentation]. IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing, San Jose, United States - California.

Claes, M., Mens, T., Grosjean, P., & Serebrenik, A. (2013). Modeling software evolution using biological evolution theories [Paper presentation]. ICSE-NIER, San Francisco, United States.

Vasilescu, B., Mens, T., & Serebrenik, A. (2013). A historical dataset of software engineering conferences [Paper presentation]. Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR 2013), San Francisco, United States.

Goeminne, M., Claes, M., & Mens, T. (2013). A historical dataset for Gnome contributors [Paper presentation]. Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR 2013), San Francisco, United States.

Perez, J., Mens, T., & Kamseu, F. (2013). A pilot study on software quality practices in Belgian industry [Paper presentation]. European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering, .

Deshayes, R., Jacquet, C., Hardebolle, C., Boulanger, F., & Mens, T. (2012). Heterogeneous Modeling of Gesture-Based 3D Applications [Paper presentation]. MPM'12 - 6th International Workshop on Multi-Paradigm Modeling, Innsbruck, Austria.

Pinna Puissant, J., Van Der Straeten, R., & Mens, T. (2012). Badger: A Regression Planner to Resolve Design Model Inconsistencies. In Proceedings of the European Conference on Modelling Foundations and Applications (ECMFA 2012). Berlin, Germany: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-31491-9_13
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Mens, T., Cleve, A., & Ferenc, R. (2012). 16th European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering [Paper presentation]. 16th European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering, Szeged, Hungary.

Perez Garcia, F., Deshayes, R., Goeminne, M., & Mens, T. (2012). SECONDA: Software Ecosystem Analysis Dashboard [Paper presentation]. IEEE European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering, Szeged, Hungary.

Vanderose, B., Habra, N., Kamseu, F., & Mens, T. (2012). A feasibility study of quality assessment during software maintenance [Paper presentation]. Sixth International Workshop on Software Quality and Maintainability, Szeged, Hungary.

Deshayes, R., & Mens, T. (2011). Statechart modelling of interactive gesture-based applications [Paper presentation]. ComDeisMoto 2011 workshop, Lisbon, Portugal.

Mens, T., Vanderose, B., Doctors Lopez, L. A., & Kamseu, F. (2011). Etudes empiriques sur la qualité d'un logiciel lors de son évolution - l'approche MoCQA [Paper presentation]. GDR GPL 2011 - RIMEL, Lille, France.

Mens, T., & Goeminne, M. (2011). Analysing the evolution of social aspects of open source software ecosystems [Paper presentation]. International Workshop on Software Ecosystems (IWSECO), .

Pinna Puissant, J., Mens, T., & Van Der Straeten, R. (2011). Assessing the Kodkod Model Finder for Resolving Model Inconsistencies. In Proceedings of the European Conference on Modelling Foundations and Applications (ECMFA 2011). Springer.
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Goeminne, M., & Mens, T. (2011). Evidence for the Pareto principle in Open Source Software Activity [Paper presentation]. SQM 2011: Fifth Workshop on Software Quality and Maintainability, Oldenburg, Germany.

Mens, T., Doctors Lopez, L. A., Habra, N., Vanderose, B., & Kamseu, F. (2011). QUALGEN: Modeling and Analysing the Quality of Evolving Software Systems [Paper presentation]. IEEE European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering, Oldenburg, Germany. doi:10.1109/CSMR.2011.50

Goeminne, M., & Mens, T. (2010). A Framework for Analysing and Visualising Open Source Software Ecosystems [Paper presentation]. IWPSE-Evol, Antwerp, Belgium. doi:10.1145/1862372.1862384

Doctors Lopez, L. A., & Mens, T. (2010). Towards the Comparative Analysis of Evolving Libre Software Distributions Ecosystems [Paper presentation]. BENEVOL, Lille, France.

Pinna Puissant, J., Mens, T., & Van Der Straeten, R. (2010). Automated Planning for Resolving Model Inconsistencies - A Scalability Study [Paper presentation]. ME 2010 International Workshop on Models and Evolution, Oslo, Norway.

Pinna Puissant, J., Mens, T., & Van Der Straeten, R. (2010). Resolving Model Inconsistencies with Automated Planning [Paper presentation]. LWI 2010: 3rd Workshop on Living with Inconsistencies in Software Development, Antwerp, Belgium.

Hoste, M., & Mens, T. (2010). Modularizing and Evolving Applications using Scripting Modeling Languages [Paper presentation]. BENEVOL, Lille, France.

Hoste, M., & Mens, T. (2010). Visual Scripting Language [Paper presentation]. DYLA 2010: 4th Workshop on Dynamic Languages and Applications, Malaga, Spain.

Degrandsart, S., Demeyer, S., & Mens, T. (2010). Using Model Transformation to Facilitate Dynamic Context Adaptation [Paper presentation]. International Workshop on Future Trends of Model-Driven Development (FTMDD2010), .

Tamzalit, D., & Mens, T. (2010). Guiding Architectural Restructuring through Architectural Styles [Paper presentation]. Int''l Conf. Engineering of Computer-Based Systems, Oxford, Unknown/unspecified. doi:10.1109/ECBS.2010.15

Stephany, F., Mens, T., & Gîrba, T. (2010). Maispion: A Tool for Analysing and Visualising Open Source Software Developer Communities [Paper presentation]. Int''l Workshop Smalltalk Tools, . doi:10.1145/1735935.1735944

Mens, T. (2009). The ERCIM Working Group on Software Evolution: the Past and the Future [Paper presentation]. Int''l Workshop Principles of Software Evolution, .

Saval, G., Pinna Puissant, J., Heymans, P., & Mens, T. (2009). Some Challenges of Feature-based Merging of Class Diagrams [Paper presentation]. VaMoS workshop, .

Fernández-Ramil, J., Izquierdo-Cortazar, D., & Mens, T. (2009). What Does It Take to Develop a Million Lines of Open Source Code? [Paper presentation]. OSS conference, .

Mens, T. (2009). CSMR 2009 European Projects Track [Paper presentation]. European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering, .

Blanc, X., Mounier, I., Mougenot, A., & Mens, T. (2008). Detecting model inconsistency through operation-based model construction [Paper presentation]. Int''l. Conf. Software Engineering, .

Stanciulescu, A., Vanderdonckt, J., & Mens, T. (2008). Colored Graph Transformation Rules for Model-Driven Engineering of Multi-Target Systems [Paper presentation]. GraMOT workshop, .

Mens, T., Fernández-Ramil, J., & Degrandsart, S. (2008). The evolution of Eclipse [Paper presentation]. Int''l Conf. Software Maintenance, .

Allem, K., & Mens, T. (2007). Refactoring des modèles : concepts et défis [Paper presentation]. Journées IDM, .

Folli, A., & Mens, T. (2007). Refactoring of UML models using AGG [Paper presentation]. ERCIM EVOL workshop, .

Favre, J.-M., Heckel, R., & Mens, T. (2006). 3rd International Workshop on Software Evolution Through Transformations: Embracing Change [Paper presentation]. International Conference Graph Transformation, .

Mens, T., Kniesel, G., & Runge, O. (2006). Transformation dependency analysis - a comparison of two approaches [Paper presentation]. Langages et Modèles à Objets, .

Mens, T., & Tamzalit, D. (2006). Evolution d'Architectures à base de Composants par Transformation de Graphes [Paper presentation]. Journées CAL, Nantes, France.

Du Bois, B., Demeyer, S., Verelst, J., Mens, T., & Temmerman, M. (2006). Does God Class Decomposition Affect Comprehensibility? [Paper presentation]. IASTED Conf. on Software Engineering, .

Mens, T., & Van Der Straeten, R. (2005). On the Use of Formal Techniques to Support Model Evolution [Paper presentation]. 1ères Journées sur l'Ingénierie Dirigée par les Modèles, .

Mens, T., Wermelinger, M., Ducasse, S., Demeyer, S., Hirschfeld, R., & Jazayeri, M. (2005). Challenges in Software Evolution [Paper presentation]. Eighth International Workshop on Principles of Software Evolution (IWPSE''05), Lisbon, Portugal.

Demeyer, S., Van Rysselberghe, F., Gîrba, T., Ratzinger, J., Marinescu, R., Mens, T., Du Bois, B., Janssens, D., Ducasse, S., Lanza, M., Rieger, M., Gall, H., & El-Ramly, M. (2005). The LAN-simulation: A Refactoring Teaching Example [Paper presentation]. Eighth International Workshop on Principles of Software Evolution (IWPSE''05), Lisbon, Portugal.

Mens, T., & Van Gorp, P. (2005). A Taxonomy of Model Transformations [Paper presentation]. Dagstuhl Seminar 04101 on Language Engineering for Model-Drieven Software Development, .

Ebraert, P., D'Hondt, T., & Mens, T. (2004). Enabling Dynamic Software Evolution through Automatic Refactoring [Paper presentation]. International Workshop on Software Evolution Transformations, .

Luk, S., Mens, T., & D'Hondt, T. (2003). Reducing network latency by application streaming [Paper presentation]. International Conference on Parallel Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications, .

Mens, T., & van Deursen, A. (2003). Refactoring: Emerging trends and open problems [Paper presentation]. International Workshop on REFactoring: Achievements, Challenges, Effects, .

Mens, T., Van Der Straeten, R., & Simmonds, J. (2003). Maintaining consistency between UML models using description logic [Paper presentation]. Workshop on Object-Oriented Reengineering, .

Tourwé, T., & Mens, T. (2003). Automated support for framework-based software evolution [Paper presentation]. International Conference on Software Maintenance, .

Tourwé, T., & Mens, T. (2003). Identifying refactoring opportunities using logic meta programming [Paper presentation]. European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering, .

Van Der Straeten, R., Simmonds, J., & Mens, T. (2003). Detecting Inconsistencies between UML Models Using Description Logic [Paper presentation]. Description Logics, .

Van Gorp, P., Stenten, H., Mens, T., & Demeyer, S. (2003). Enabling and Using the UML for Model Driven Refactoring [Paper presentation]. Workshop on Object-Oriented Reengineering, .

Mens, T., Tourwé, T., & Munoz, F. (2003). Beyond the refactoring browser: Advanced tool support for software refactoring [Paper presentation]. International Workshop on Principles of Software Evolution, .

Mens, K., Mens, T., & Wermelinger, M. (2002). Maintaining software through intentional source-code views [Paper presentation]. International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, . doi:10.1145/568760.568812

Mens, T., Mens, K., & Steyaert, P. (1994). OPUS: a calculus for modelling object-oriented concepts [Paper presentation]. Object-Oriented Information Systems, .

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Claes, M., Mens, T., & Grosjean, P. (2013). Towards an empirical analysis of the maintainability of CRAN packages [Paper presentation]. BENEVOL 2013, Mons, Belgium.
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