I have multiple research interests, but my primary line of inquiry is Software Engineering. I specialize in software process analysis, where I apply some decision support techniques to improve the collaboration in development teams.

Emotional Contagion

Recently, I have become interested in the way emotions change software development. Specifically, I am interested in emotional contagion, which happens when one person’s emotions transfer to another person, and the impact emotional contagion has on software development.

Selected Publications

If you wish to learn more about my research, please feel free to read one or more of the following papers.

A. Alhubaishy, L. Benedicenti, A. Aljuhani. The influence of affects on Agile decisions: Measurement and Structural Models. IEEE Proceedings of The International Conference on Computer and Information Sciences, ICCIS 2019, Sakaka, Saudi Arabia, April 3-4, 2019, pp. 266-270. DOI: 10.1109/ICCISci.2019.8716468.

V. Mezhuyev, M. Al-Emran, M. A. Ismail, L. Benedicenti, D. A. P. Chandran. The Acceptance of Search-Based Software Engineering Techniques: An Empirical Evaluation Using the Technology Acceptance Model. IEEE Access, 2019, V7, p. 101073-101085, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2917913.

Benedicenti, L. Emotional Contagion in Open Software Collaborations. In: Ivanov V., Kruglov A., Masyagin S., Sillitti A., Succi G. (eds) Open Source Systems. OSS 2020. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, vol 582. Springer, Cham, 2020.

Benedicenti, L. Detecting Emotional Contagion in Collaborative Software Development. In: Proceedings of the 6th World Congress on Electrical Engineering and Computer Systems and Sciences (EECSS’20). Prague, Czech Republic, August 2020. DOI: 10.11159/eee20.121.

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