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About Afnan AlSubaihin

Afnan AlSubaihin

Afnan AlSubaihin

First year research student at the Centre for Research on Evolution, Search and Testing (CREST), the Systems Software Engineering Group (SSE), University College London, London, United Kingdom.

Posts By Afnan AlSubaihin

I Say Requirement, You Say Functionality, They Say Feature!

May 9, 2016 |

You might be surprised by the number of times the word feature crops up in Software Engineering research. In ICSE alone, there are 3,232 publications containing the word feature(s) in their title and/or abstract (out of 7,008 publications … Read More

Paper Accepted at ESEM16: Clustering Mobile Apps Based on Mined Textual Features

May 5, 2016 |

Our paper on clustering mobile appsĀ  has been accepted at the 10th International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement. This paper provides the full description of a novel way of measuring and subsequently clustering of mobile apps … Read More

App Store Topic Models: Visualized

April 25, 2016 |

In the context of finding the optimal similarity measurement technique of apps in the app store (Think: solving the app discoverability problem), I have been toying around with several typical measurement methods. Among the ones I’ve investigated, is … Read More

App Owners Needed: Get the Most out of App Stores

September 11, 2015 |

About the Research

Is it better to have few 5-star reviews, or more 4-star reviews? The answer to this question, and many many more can be extracted using a deep investigation of the huge amount of existing data … Read More

Paper Accepted at RE2015: Feature Lifecycles as They Spread, Migrate, Remain and Die in App Stores

May 29, 2015 |

The paper studying our recent work in identifying mobile app features behaviour in app stores has been accepted in the 23rd Requirements Engineering Conference (RE’15). This papers provides contribution in providing formal definitions of feature behaviour in app stores: they … Read More

The Categories We Uncover When Clustering Apps According to Their Features

April 21, 2015 |

Wouldn’t it be great if categories in App Stores were dynamic and calculated automatically using smart techniques that would analyse all the aspects of current apps and devise and evolving categorisation that would not only be meaningful and easy to use, but would give fair chance to all apps to be discovered? Read More

DIY Mobile Apps Using Web Technologies (Mobile Widgets)

November 18, 2012 |

As part of IWAN Research Group semester events, I have conducted a workshop titled “DIY Mobile Apps Using Web Technologies”. The workshop aims to raise awareness of the concept of Mobile Widgets. Which are essentially mobile apps that are built … Read More