Design Patterns

Design Patterns and Change Proneness: An Examination of Five Evolving Systems

Author(s): James M. Bieman, Greg Straw, Huxia Wange, P. Willard Munger, Roger T. Alexander
Venue: Ninth International Software Metrics Symposium
Date: 2003

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Work Experience versus Refactoring to Design Patterns: A Controlled Experiment

Author(s): T.H. Ng, S.C. Cheung, W.K. Chan, Y.T. Yu
Venue: Special Interest Group on Software Engineering (SIGSOFT)
Date: November 2006

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Two Controlled Experiments Assessing the Usefulness of Design Pattern Documentation in Program Maintenance

Author(s): Lutz Prechelt, Barbara Unger-Maprecht, Michael Philippsen, Walter F. Tichy
Venue: IEEE Transactions On Software Engineering, Vol. 28, No. 6
Date: June 2002

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Do Design Patterns Improve Communication? An Experiment with Pair Design

Author(s): Barbara Unger, Walter F. Tichy
Venue: Proceedings of International Workshop on Empirical Studies of Software Maintenance
Date: May 2000

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