Fabio Calefato
Fabio Calefato, Ph.D.

 

Via Duomo, 259
74123 Taranto, Italy

 

Phone: +39 080 544 3261
Fax: +39 080 544 2031
Email: email
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Further Information

Background

  • Assistant Professor at the Dipartimento Jonico, University of Bari.
  • Post-doc at the Dept. of Computer Science, 2010-2016
  • Visiting researcher at:
    • SEGAL, University of Victoria, Canada (Jan.-Apr. 2006).
    • CHISEL Group, University of Victoria, Canada (Nov.-Dic. 2016).
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Bari, received on May 2007. Thesis: “Supporting Synchronous Communication in Distributed Software Teams”, listed on SIGSOFT Selected PhD Dissertations in the Area of Software Engineering and published by VDM Verlag Publishing, ISBN 978-3-639-17562-2.
  • Laurea degree in Computer Science from the University of Bari, received on October 2002.

Awards

  • 2011
    • The Microsoft Software Engineering Innovation award (MSEIF)
  • 2008
    • the 2008 IBM Faculty award
  • 2006
    • the 2006 IBM Eclipse Innovation award

Teaching

Research Interests

  • Collaboration in software development
  • Social software engineering
  • Computer-mediated communication theories and tools
  • Mining software repositories
  • Community-driven knowledge sharing
  • Frameworks

Research Projects

Events

Experimental datasets

Publications

Books and Book Chapters

  1. F. Calefato and F. Lanubile, “Practice: Collaborative Development Environments.” In Global Software and IT: A Guide to Distributed Development, Outsourcing, and Supplier Management (C. Ebert ed.), IEEE, Wiley, ISBN: 978-0-470-63619-0, 2011.
  2. F. Calefato, “Supporting Synchronous Communication in Distributed Software Teams.” VDM Verlag Publishing, ISBN: 978-3-639-17562-2, 2009.

Journals and Magazines

  1. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, T. Conte, and R. Prikladnicki (2016). “Assessing the Impact of Real-Time Machine Translation on Multilingual Meetings in Global Software Projects.” Empirical Software Engineering Journal, Vol. 21, Issue 3, Jun. 2016, pp. 1002-1034, DOI: 10.1007/s10664-015-9372-x.
  2. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, R. De Nicolò, and F. Lippolis (2016). “University-NGO Partnership to Sustain Assistive Technology Projects.” ACM Interactions, Universal Interactions Forum, ACM, Issue Mar./April 2016, pp. 74-77, ISSN: 1072-5520/2016, DOI: 10.1145/2883619.
  3. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, and N. Novielli (2015). “The Role of Social Media in Affective Trust Building in Customer-Supplier Relationships.” Electronic Commerce Research, Vol. 15, Issue 4, 2015, pp. 453-482, DOI: 10.1007/s10660-015-9194-3.
  4. D. Šmite, F. Calefato,  and C. Wohlin (2015). “Cost Savings in Global Software Engineering. Where is the Evidence?IEEE Software, Voice of Evidence column, Vol. 32, Issue 4, Jul./Aug. 2015, pp. 26-32, DOI: 10.1109/MS.2015.102.
  5. T. Duarte, R. Prikladnicki, F. Calefato, and F. Lanubile (2014). “Speech Recognition for Voice-Based Machine Translation.” IEEE Software, Software Technology column, Vol. 31, Issue 1, Jan./Feb. 2014, pp. 26-31, DOI: 10.1109/MS.2014.14.
  6. F. Lanubile, F. Calefato, and C. Ebert (2013). “Group Awareness in Global Software Engineering.” IEEE Software, Software Technology column, Vol. 30, Issue 2, Mar./Apr. 2013, pp. 18-23, DOI: 10.1109/MS.2013.30.
  7. F. Calefato, D. Damian, and F. Lanubile (2012). “Computer-Mediated Communication to Support Distributed Requirements Elicitations and Negotiations Tasks.” Empirical Software Engineering Journal, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 6, pp. 640-674, ISSN: 1573-7616, DOI: 10.1007/s10664-011-9179-3.
  8. F. Calefato and F. Lanubile (2010). “Communication Media Selection for Remote Interaction of Ad Hoc Groups.” Advances in Computers – Computer performance issues (M. Zelkowitz ed.), Vol. 78, Chapter 6, Elsevier, pp. 271-313, Jan. 2010, ISBN: 978-0-12-381019-9, DOI: 10.1016/S0065-2458(10)78006-2.
  9. F. Calefato and F. Lanubile (2009). “Using Frameworks to Develop a Distributed Conferencing System: An Experience Report.” Software: Practice and Experience, vol. 39, no. 15, 2009, pp. 1293–1311, ISSN: 1097-024X, DOI: 10.1002/spe.937.
  10. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, and T. Mallardo (2004). “Function Clone Detection in Web Applications: A Semiautomated Approach.” Journal of Web Engineering, vol.3, no.1, May 2004, pp. 3-21, Rinton Press, ISSN: 1540-9589.
  11. F. Lanubile, T. Mallardo, and F. Calefato (2004). “Tool Support for Geographically Dispersed Inspection Teams.” Software Process: Improvement and Practice, 2004 vol.8, no.4, Oct./Dec. 2003, pp. 217-231, Wiley InterScience, ISSN: 1099-1670, DOI: 10.1002/spip.184.

International Conferences and Workshops

  1. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, N. Novielli. “A Preliminary Analysis on the Effects of Propensity to Trust in Distributed Software Development.” In Proc. 12th International Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE’17), Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 22-23, 2017 (to appear).
  2. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, N. Novielli. “Moving to Stack Overflow: Best-Answer Prediction in Legacy Developer Forums.” In Proc. 10th Int’l Symposium on Empirical Softw. Eng. and Measurement (ESEM’16), Ciudad Real, Spain, Sept. 8-9, 2016, DOI:10.1145/2961111.2962585.
  3. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile. “A Hub-and-Spoke Model for Tool Integration in Distributed Development.” In Proc. 11th International Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE’16), Orange County, CA, USA, Aug. 2-5, 2016.
  4. N. Novielli, F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, G. Mininni, and A. Taronna. “The EmoQuest Project: Emotions in Q&A Sites.” In Proc. of the Int’l Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI’16), Bari, Italy, Jun. 7-10, 2016, pp. 334-335, DOI:10.1145/2909132.2926062.
  5. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile. “Affective Trust as a Predictor of Successful Collaboration in Distributed Software Projects.” In Proc. 1st Int’l ICSE Workshop on Emotion Awareness in Software Engineering (SEmotion’16), Austin, TX, USA, May 17, 2016.
  6. N. Novielli, F. Calefato, F. Lanubile. “The Challenges of Sentiment Detection in the Social Programmer Ecosystem.” In Proc. 7th Int’l Workshop on Social Software Engineering (SSE’15), Sep. 1, 2015, Bergamo, Italy.
  7. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, M.R. Merolla, N. Novielli. “Success Factors for Effective Knowledge Sharing in Community-based Question-Answering.” In Proc. 10th International Forum on Knowledge Asset Dynamics (IFKAD’15), Bari, Italy, Jun. 10-12, 2015.
  8. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, M.C. Marasciulo, N. Novielli. MSR Challenge: “Mining Successful Answers in Stack Overflow.” In Proc. 12th IEEE Working Conf. on Mining Software Repositories (MSR 2015), Florence, Italy, May 16-17, 2015.
  9. F. Calefato, R. De Nicolò, F. Lanubile, F. Lippolis. “Product Line Engineering for NGO Projects.” In Proc. 5th Int’l ICSE Workshop on Product Line Approaches in Software Engineering (PLEASE’15), Florence, Italy, May 19, 2015.
  10. N. Novielli, F. Calefato, F. Lanubile. “Towards Discovering the Role of Emotions in Stack Overflow.” In Proc. 6th Int’l Workshop on Social Software Engineering (SSE’14), Nov. 16, 2014, Hong Kong, China, pp. 33-36, ISBN: 978-1-4503-3227-9, DOI:10.1145/2661685.2661689 .
  11. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, R. Prikladnicki, J.H.S. Pinto. “An Empirical Simulation-based Study of Real-Time Speech Translation for Multilingual Global Project Teams.” In Proc. 8th Int’l Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM’14), Turin, Italy, Sep. 18-19, 2014, ISBN: 978-1-4503-2774-9, DOI:10.1145/2652524.2652537.
  12. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, D. Romita, R. Prikladnicki,   J.H.S. Pinto. “Mobile Speech Translation for Multilingual Requirements Meetings: A Preliminary Study.” In Proc. of 9th Int’l Conf. on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE’14), Shanghai, China, Aug. 18-21, 2014.
  13. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, and N. Novielli, “Investigating the Effect of Social Media on Trust Building in Customer-Supplier Relationships.” In Proc. of 16th Int’l Conf. on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS’14), Lisbon, Portugal, Apr. 27-30, 2014, pp. 635-642, DOI:10.5220/0004905606350642.
  14. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, N. Novielli. “A Preliminary Investigation of the Effect of Social Media on Affective Trust in Customer-Supplier Relationships.” In Proc. of Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII 2013), Geneva, Switzerland, Sept. 2-5, 2013.
  15. R. Prikladnicki, T. Duarte, T. Conte, F. Calefato and F. Lanubile, “Real-Time Machine Translation for Software Development Teams.” Workshop on Software Engineering Innovation Foundation (SEIF’13), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nov. 25–26, 2013.
  16. F. Calefato and F. Lanubile, “SocialCDE: A Social Awareness Tool for Global Software Teams.” In Proc. of 9th Joint Meeting of the European Software Engineering Conference and the ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (ESEC/FSE’13), St. Petersburg, Russia, 18-26 Aug. 2013, pp. 587-590, ISBN: 978-1-4503-2237-9, DOI:10.1145/2491411.2494592.
  17. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, and F. Sportelli, “Can Social Awareness Foster Trust Building in Global Software Teams?5th International Workshop on Social Software Engineering (SSE’13), St. Petersburg, Russia, 18 Aug. 2013, ISBN: 978-1-4503-2313-0, DOI:10.1145/2501535.2501538.
  18. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, and N. Novielli, “Social Media and Trust Building in Virtual Teams: The Design of a Replicated Experiment.” 1st Int’l Workshop on Trust in Virtual Teams: Theory and Tools, San Antonio, TX, USA, 23 Feb. 2013.
  19. B. Al-Ani, D. Redmiles, C.R.B. de Souza, R. Prikladnicki, S. Marczak, F. Lanubile, and F. Calefato, “Trust in Virtual Teams: Theory and Tools.” In Proc. of  Conf. on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW’13), San Antonio, TX, USA, 23 Feb. 2013, pp. 301-306, ISBN: 978-1-4503-1332-2, DOI:10.1145/2441955.2442029.
  20. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, T. Conte and R. Prikladnicki, “Assessing the Impact of Real-Time Machine Translation on Requirements Meetings: A Replicated Experiment.” 6th Int’l Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM’12), Lund, Sweden, Sep. 19–20, 2012, ISBN: 978-1-4503-1056-7, DOI:10.1145/2372251.2372299.
  21. F. Calefato and F. Lanubile, “Social Awareness for Global Software Teams.” 7th Int’l Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE’12), Porto Alegre, Brazil, Aug. 27-30, 2012, pp.183, ISBN: 978-1-4673-2357-4, DOI:10.1109/ICGSE.2012.31.
  22. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, and N. Novielli, “A Social Aggregator for SMEs.” 1st Int’l Workshop on Online Social Networks: Challenges and Perspectives (IWOSN’12), Patras, Greece, June 15, 2012.
  23. F. Calefato and F. Lanubile, “Augmenting Social Awareness in a Collaborative Development Environment.” 5th Int’l Workshop on Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering (CHASE’12), Zurich, Switzerland, 2 Jun. 2012, pp. 12-14, ISBN: 978-1-4673-1823-5, DOI:10.1109/CHASE.2012.6223009.
  24. F. Calefato and F. Lanubile. “Social Awareness as a Trust Building Mechanism in Global Software Teams.” The Future of Collaborative Software Development @ CSCW 2012, Seattle, WA, USA, February 12, 2012.
  25. F. Calefato and F. Lanubile, “A Planning Poker Tool for Supporting Collaborative Estimation in Distributed Agile Development.” 6th Int’l Conf. on Software Engineering Advances (ICSEA ’11), Barcelona, Spain, Oct. 23-28, 2011, pp. 14-19, ISBN: 9781612081656.
  26. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, N. Sanitate, and G. Santoro, “Augmenting Social Awareness in a Collaborative Development Environment.” 4th. Int’l Workshop on Social Software Engineering (SSE’11), Seged, Hungary, Sep. 5, 2011, ISBN: 978-1-4503-0850-2, DOI:10.1145/2024645.2024656.
  27. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, and R. Prikladnicki, “A Controlled Experiment on the Effects of Machine Translation in Multilingual Requirements Meetings.” Proc. 6th Int’l Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE’11), Helsinki, Finland, August 15-18, 2011, ISBN: 978-1-4577-1140-4, DOI: 10.1109/ICGSE.2011.14.
  28. F. Calefato, D. Gendarmi, and F. Lanubile, “Investigating the Use of Tags in Collaborative Development Environments: A Replicated Study.” Proc. Int’l Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM’10), Bozen, Italy, Sept. 16-17, 2010, pp. 24:1-24:9, ISBN: 978-1-4503-0039-1, DOI: 10.1145/1852786.1852818.
  29. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, and P. Minervini, “Can Real-Time Machine Translation Overcome Language Barriers in Distributed Requirements Engineering?Proc. 5th Int’l Conf. on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE’10), Princeton, NJ, USA, August 23-26, 2010, pp. 257-264, ISBN: 978-0-7695-4122-8, DOI: 10.1109/ICGSE.2010.37.
  30. F. Calefato, D. Gendarmi, F. Lanubile, “Embedding Social Networking Information into Jazz to Foster Group Awareness within Distributed Teams.” Proc. of the Second Int’l Workshop on Social Software Engineering and Applications (SoSEA ’09), ACM, ISBN: 978-1-60558-682-3, pp. 23-28, Amsterdam, The Netherlands — August 24, 2009, doi: 10.1145/1595836.1595842.
  31. F. Abbattista, F. Calefato, A. De Lucia, R. Francese, F. Lanubile, I. Passero, G. Tortora, “Virtual Worlds: do we really need the third dimension to support collaborative learning?“, Proc. of the ICWL Workshop on Virtual Worlds for academic, organizational, and life-long learning (ViWo’09). Aachen, Germany, Aug. 19-21, 2009.
  32. F. Abbattista, F. Calefato, D. Gendarmi, and F. Lanubile, “Incorporating Social Software into Agile Distributed Development Environments.” Proc. 1st ASE Workshop on Social Sofware Engineering and Applications (SOSEA 2008), L’Aquila, Italy, 15 September 2008, doi: 10.1109/ASEW.2008.4686310.
  33. P. Basile, F. Calefato, M. de Gemmis, P. Lops, G. Semeraro, M. Bux, C. Musto, and F. Narducci, “Augmenting a Content-based Recommender System with Tags for Cultural Heritage Personalization.” Proc. AH Workshop on Personalized Access to Cultural Heritage (PATCH 2008), Hannover, Germany, 29 July – 1 August 2008.
  34. F. Calefato, D. Gendarmi, F. Lanubile and G. Semeraro, “Towards Social Semantic Suggestive Tagging in a Digital Repository of Bookmarks.” Proc. of the 2nd DELOS Conference on Digital Libraries, Tirrenia, Italy, 5-7 December 2007.
  35. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, and M. Scalas, “Evolving a Text-Based Conferencing System: An Experience Report.” Proc. 3rd Int’l Conf. on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing (CollaborateCom 2007), New York, USA, November 12-15, 2007, ISBN: 978-1-4244-1318-8, doi: 10.1109/COLCOM.2007.4553869.
  36. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, and M. Scalas, “Porting a Distributed Meeting System to the Eclipse Communication Framework.” Proc. OOPSLA Workshop on Eclipse Technology eXchange (ETX 2007), Montréal, Canada, October 21-22, 2007, doi: 10.1145/1328279.1328289.
  37. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, and M. Scalas, “The Evolution of the eConference Project.” Proc. Int’l Conf. on Eclipse Technologies (Eclipse-IT 2007), Naples, Italy, 4-5 October, 2007.
  38. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, and T. Mallardo, “A Controlled Experiment on the Effects of Synchronicity in Remote Inspection Meetings.” Proc. of the Int’l Conf. on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM 2007), Madrid, Spain, September 2007, ISBN: 0-7695-2886-4, DOI: 10.1109/ESEM.2007.6.
  39. T. Mallardo, F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, and D. Damian, “The Effects of Communication Mode on Distributed Requirements Negotiations.” Proc. of the ICGSE Workshop on Global Requirements Engineering (GREW 2007), Munich, Germany, August 2007.
  40. F. Abbattista, F. Calefato, D. Gendarmi and F. Lanubile, “Shaping Personal Information Spaces from Collaborative Tagging Systems.” In PB. Apolloni et al. (Eds.): KES 2007/ WIRN 2007, Part III, LNAI 4694, pp. 728–735, 2007. © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007, ISBN: 978-3-540-74828-1, DOI:10.1007/978-3-540-74829-8_89.
  41. F. Calefato, D. Damian, and F. Lanubile, “An Empirical Investigation on Text-Based Communication in Distributed Requirements Engineering.” Proc. 2nd Int’l Conf. Global Software Engineering (ICGSE ’07), Munich, Germany, 27-30 August, 2007, ISBN: 0-7695-2920-8, DOI: 10.1109/ICGSE.2007.9.
  42. F. Calefato, A. Colagrossi, D. Gendarmi, F. Lanubile, G. Semeraro, “An Information Broker For Integrating Heterogeneous Hydrologic Data Sources: A Web Services Approach.” Proc. The IFIP TC8 International Conference on Research and Practical Issues of Enterprise Information System (CONFENIS 2006), IFIP Series (Springer), Vol. 205 / 2006, ISBN: 978-0-387-34345-7, DOI:10.1007/0-387-34456-X_5.
  43. F. Calefato, and F. Lanubile, “Plugging Presence Awareness into Mozilla Thunderbird.” Proc. Int’l Conf. on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications (EuroIMSA 2006), Innsbruck, Austria, February 13-15, 2006, ISBN:0-88986-564-7.
  44. F. Calefato, and F. Lanubile, “Using The Econference Tool For Synchronous Distributed Requirements Workshops.” Proc. 1st Int’l Workshop on Distributed Software Development (DiSD 2005), Paris, France, Austrian Computer Society, 29 August 2005, pp. 97-107.
  45. F. Lanubile, T. Mallardo, F. Calefato, C. Denger, and M. Ciolkowski, “Assessing the Impact of Active Guidance for Defect Detection: A Replicated Experiment.” Proc. 10th Int’l Software Metrics Symposium (METRICS 2004), Chicago, Illinois, USA, IEEE Computer Society, September 2004, pp. 269-279, ISBN: 0-7695-2129-0, DOI: 10.1109/METRIC.2004.1357909.
  46. F. Calefato, and F. Lanubile, “A Decentralized Conferencing Tool for Ad-hoc Distributed Workgroups.” Proc. ASE Workshop on Cooperative Support for Distributed Software Engineering Processes (CSSE 2004), Linz, Austria, Austrian Computer Society, 21 September 2004.
  47. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, and T. Mallardo, “Peer-to-Peer Remote Conferencing.” Proc. ICSE Workshop on Global Software Development (GSD 2004), Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, IEE Publishing, 24 May 2004, ISBN: 0-86341-427-3, DOI: 10.1049/ic:20040310

National Conferences and Workshops

  1. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, N. Novielli, “Investigating the Effect of Social Media on Trust Building in Customer-Supplier Relationships” 50° Congresso Nazionale AICA 2013, Fisciano, 18-20 Settembre, 2013.
  2. F. Calefato, D. Gendarmi, F. Lanubile, “Adding Social Awareness to Jazz for Reducing Socio-Cultural Distance between Distributed Development Teams.” Proc. of the 4th Italian Workshop on Eclipse Technologies (Eclipse-IT 2009), Bergamo, Italy, September 28-29, 2009.
  3. F. Calefato, F. Lanubile, M. Scalas, “Weaving Eclipse Applications.” Proc. of the 4th Italian Workshop on Eclipse Technologies (Eclipse-IT 2009), Bergamo, Italy, September 28-29, 2009.
  4. F. Calefato, M. Scalas, “Adopting the Eclipse Communication Framework: The Case of eConference.” Proc. of the 3rd Italian Workshop on Eclipse Technologies (Eclipse-IT 2008), Bari, Italy, November 17-18, 2008, CEUR Workshop Proceedings, ISSN 1613-0073.
  5. F. Calefato, D. Gendarmi, F. Lanubile, “Towards Social Semantic Suggestive Tagging.” Proc. of SWAP 2007, the 4th Italian Semantic Web Workshop, Bari, Italy, December 18-20, 2007, CEUR Workshop Proceedings, ISSN 1613-0073.
  6. F. Calefato, and F. Lanubile, “eConference over ECF.” Eclipse Italian Community Meeting, Rome, Italy, 1 December, 2006.
  7. F. Calefato, “Improving Collaboration in Ad Hoc Development Teams.” Terzo Workshop Italiano in Ingegneria del Software (GIIS 2006), Genova, Italy, October 2006.