2019

Journal

The Social Developer - The Future of Software Development (Guest Editorial)
Tom Mens, Marcelo Cataldo, Daniela Damian
IEEE Software, IEEE Computer Society
https://doi.org/10.1109/MS.2018.2874316

Towards solving social and technical problems in open source software ecosystems: Using cause-and-effect analysis to disentangle the causes of complex problems
Josianne Marsan, Mathieu Templier, Patrick Marois, Bram Adams, Kevin Carillo and G. Mopenza
IEEE Software, IEEE Computer Society
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8491285

2018

Journal

An empirical comparison of dependency network evolution in seven software packaging ecosystems
A. Decan and T. Mens and Ph. Grosjean
Empirical Software Engingeering, Springer
http://rdcu.be/GIkv
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10664-017-9589-y

Article

Towards an interdisciplinary, socio-technical analysis of software ecosystem health
Tom Mens, Bram Adams and Josianne Marsan
CEUR Workshop Proceedings, Volume 2047, Proceedings of the 16th edition of the BElgian-NEtherlands software eVOLution symposium
http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2047/BENEVOL_2017_paper_2.pdf

An Empirical Analysis of Technical Lag in npm Package Dependencies
Ahmed Zerouali, Eleni Constantinou, Tom Mens, GregorioRobles, Jesus Gonzalez-Barahona
International Conference on Software Reuse, Madrid, Spain
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-90421-4_6

On the impact of security vulnerabilities in the npm package dependency network
Alexandre Decan, Tom Mens and Eleni Constantinou
International Conference on Mining Software Repositories, Gothenburg, Sweden
http://applications.umons.ac.be/docnum/c7b423fd-d183-486c-9cec-966066b9b364/C9345D51-B92C-4551-BF50-1FA8CF0A6691/paper.pdf

On the evolution of technical lag in the npm package dependency network
Alexandre Decan, Tom Mens and Eleni Constantinou
34th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME), Madrid, Spain, 2018

La santé des écosystèmes logiciels ouverts : Une enquête qualitative auprès d'experts
Patrick Marois, G. Mopenza, Josianne Marsan and Mathieu Templier
Proceedings of the 23th Association Information & Management (AIM) Conference
http://aim.asso.fr/fr/publications/actes-conferences/theme-42-aim-2018
https://secohealth.github.io/assets/AIM2018_Marois_Mopenza_Marsan_Templier.pdf

Popular Press

Comment va la santé... de votre écosystème logiciel?
Christian Du Brulle
Daily Science, 12 March 2018 (http://dailyscience.be)
http://dailyscience.be/12/03/2018/comment-va-la-sante-de-votre-ecosysteme-logiciel/

Presentation

On the health of the npm packaging ecosystem
Tom Mens
Drupal Camp Belgium
https://www.slideshare.net/tommens/on-the-health-of-the-npm-packaging-ecosystem
https://drupalcamp.be/en/drupalcamp-ghent-2018/session/health-npm-package-ecosystem-and-its-potential-impact-drupal

Big Data Analytics of Software Ecosystem Health
Tom Mens
INFORTECH Scientific Day, UMONS, 23 May 2018
https://www.slideshare.net/tommens/software-ecosystems-big-data

La santé des écosystèmes des logiciels open source
Tom Mens
FNRS Science Club, 22 February 2018
https://www.slideshare.net/tommens/la-sant-des-cosystmes-des-logiciels-open-source

La santé des écosystèmes logiciels ouverts : Une enquête qualitative auprès d'experts
Patrick Marois
23th Association Information & Management (AIM) Conference (Montreal, Canada), 18 May 2018

Breaking the borders: an investigation of cross-ecosystem packages
Eleni Constantinou, Alexandre Decan and Tom Mens
BENEVOL: BElgian-NEtherlands software eVOLution symposium (Delft)

2017

Journal

An Empirical Comparison of Developer Retention in the RubyGems and npm Software Ecosystems
Eleni Constantinou and Tom Mens
Innovations in Systems and Software Engineering, 13(2), pp. 101-115
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11334-017-0303-4

Article

Exploring the biosphere – Towards a conceptualization of peer production communities as living organisms
Kevin Carillo, Josianne Marsan and B. Negoita
SIGOPEN Pre-ICIS 2017 Workshop on Open Phenomena, Association for Information Systems (AIS), Seoul, South Korea, December 9, 2017

Presentation

Towards an interdisciplinary, socio-technical methodology and analysis of software ecosystem health
Bram Adams
Inaugural event of 4 joint interdisciplinary research projects between Québec and Wallonia
https://www.slideshare.net/BramAdams5/what-is-secohealth-about

Socio-Technical Empirical Comparison of Software Package Ecosystems
Tom Mens
MADSESE: Madrilenian Seminar on Empirical Software Engineering (URJC, Madrid)
https://www.slideshare.net/tommens/sociotechnical-empirical-comparison-of-software-package-ecosystems

Investigating developer retention in socio-technical software ecosystems
Eleni Constantinou
MADSESE: Madrilenian Seminar on Empirical Software Engineering (URJC, Madrid)
https://www.slideshare.net/econst/investigating-developer-retention-in-sociotechnical-software-ecosystems

Towards an interdisciplinary, socio-technical analysis of software ecosystem health
Tom Mens, Bram Adams and Josianne Marsan
BENEVOL: BElgian-NEtherlands software eVOLution symposium (Antwerp)
https://www.slideshare.net/tommens/sociotechnical-analysis-of-software-ecosystem-health
https://arxiv.org/abs/1711.04532

Automatic link extraction: The good, the bad and the ugly in software ecosystem mining
Eleni Constantinou and Tom Mens
BENEVOL: BElgian-NEtherlands software eVOLution symposium (Antwerp)
https://www.slideshare.net/econst/automatic-link-extraction-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly-in-software-ecosystem-mining
https://arxiv.org/abs/1711.06908