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Wed 11 Nov 2020 01:07 - 01:08 at Virtual room 1 - Developer Support 2

Software bots are employed to support developers’ activities, serving as conduits between developers and other tools. Due to their focus on task automation, bots have become particularly relevant for Open Source Software (OSS) projects hosted on GitHub. While bots are adopted to save development cost, time, and effort, the bots’ presence can be disruptive to the community. My research goal is two-fold: (i) identify problems caused by bots that interact in pull requests, and (ii) help bot designers enhance existing bots. Toward this end, we are interviewing maintainers, contributors, and bot developers to understand the problems in the human-bot interaction and how they affect the collaboration in a project. Afterward, we will employ Design Fiction to capture the developers’ vision of bots’ capabilities, in order to define guidelines for the design of bots on social coding platforms, and derive requirements for a meta-bot to deal with the problems. This work contributes more broadly to the design and use of software bots to enhance developers’ collaboration and interaction.

Wed 11 Nov
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01:00 - 01:02
Talk
Industry Papers
Alexander SuhWayfair Research, USA
DOI
01:03 - 01:04
Talk
Tool Demos
Marcelo Schmitt LaserUniversity of Southern California, USA, Nenad MedvidovićUniversity of Southern California, USA, Duc Minh LeBloomberg, USA, Joshua GarciaUniversity of California, Irvine
DOI
01:05 - 01:06
Talk
Tool Demos
Yang SongThe College of William & Mary, Oscar ChaparroCollege of William & Mary
DOI
01:07 - 01:08
Talk
Paper Presentations
Mairieli WesselUniversity of São Paulo
01:09 - 01:10
Talk
Research Papers
Hemank LambaCarnegie Mellon University, USA, Asher TrockmanCarnegie Mellon University, USA, Daniel ArmaniosCarnegie Mellon University, USA, Christian KästnerCarnegie Mellon University, USA, Heather MillerCarnegie Mellon University, USA, Bogdan VasilescuCarnegie Mellon University, USA
DOI
01:11 - 01:12
Talk
Visions and Reflections
James IversCarnegie Mellon University, USA, Ipek OzkayaCarnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute, Robert NordSoftware Engineering Institute, Chris SeifriedCarnegie Mellon University, USA
DOI
01:13 - 01:30
Talk
Paper Presentations
Alexander SuhWayfair Research, USA, Ipek OzkayaCarnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute, Mairieli WesselUniversity of São Paulo, Marcelo Schmitt LaserUniversity of Southern California, USA, Yang SongUniversity of North Carolina Wilmington, M: Bonita SharifUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA