Catherine's Research Interests and Publications


  My research interests are primarily in the area of software engineering and computer science education.  Specifically,
I am interested:


Publications and Presentations

Stringfellow, C., Eugene, K., “The Usefulness of Rubrics in Computer Science,
J. Of Computing Sciences in Colleges, 31(4), April 2016, 5-21.

Wei, B., Stringfellow, C., Colmenares, E., Delugach, H., “A Conceptual Graphs Framework
for Teaching UML Model-based Requirements Acquisition,” IEEE Conference on Software Engineering
Education and Training (CSEET 2016), April 2016.

Johnson, T., Stringfellow, C., Musarurwa, S., “Students Teaching Students: A Long-Term,
Team Based Project,” CAINE-2014, New Orleans, LA, Sept 2014.

Stringfellow, C., Reddy, S., Vedala-Tirumala, R., Myneni, S.,  “Comparison of SRGMs and NNEs
on Multiple Data Sets,” Proceedings of Int'l Conf. on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering,
Boston, Mass.,  June 2013.

Stringfellow, C.,"Counting Bugs and Solving Puzzles....Computer Science Research?,"
      Faculty Forum Presentation, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, Nov. 2013.

Tomeï, S., Hood, J. Stringfellow, C.,“Approximating Discrete Closed Curves using Cubic Curves,”
     Proceedings of the Intl 26th Intl Conference on Computer Applications in Industry and Engineering
     (ISCA CAINE), Los Angeles, CA, USA, Sept 2013.

Stringfellow, C.,Mule, D., "Smartphone Applications as Software Engineering Projects ," Proceedings
      of the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges, Shreveport, LA, April 2013., pp. 27-34. Full paper (PDF)

Simpson, R., Halverson, R., Stringfellow, C., "Dynamic Programming in Excel," Proceedings
     of the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges, Shreveport, LA, April 2013, pp. 50-57. Full paper (PDF)

Stringfellow, C., Myneni, S., Vedala-Rirumala, R., Reddy, S.,"Mining RCS Data,"
      Proceedings of Int'l Conf. on Software Engineering Research & Practice
     Las Vegas, NV, July, 2012, pp. 466-471. Full paper (PDF)

 

Stringfellow, C., Simpson, R., Hood, J., Enloe, K., Krasniqi, R., Ngo, T., Keown, R., "Solving the
     T-Joint Problem in Reconstructing 2-D Objects," Proceedings of Int'l Conf. on Imaging Theory and

     Applications, Angers, France, May,2010. Full paper (PDF)

 

Stringfellow, C., Simpson, R., Bui, H., Peng, Y., Hood, J., "Matching 2D Fragments of Objects,"

     Proceedings of the Int'l Conference on Computers and Their Applications in Industry and

     Engineering (CAINE-2008), November, 2008, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, pp. 150-156. Full paper (PDF)

 

Staples, J., Hood, J., "Deparametizatoin of a Discrete Convex Corner Detection Algorithm,"

     Proceedings of the Int'l Conference on Computers and Their Applications in Industry and

     Engineering (CAINE-2008), November, 2008, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, pp. 180-184. Full paper (PDF)

 

Simpson, R., and Stringfellow, C., "3D File Formats for Graphics Driven Projects",

     Proceedings of the Conference for the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges,

     April 2007, pp. 191-197. Full paper (PDF)

 

Stringfellow, C., Amory, C.D., Potnurri, D., Georg, M., and Andrews, A., "Comparison of Software
       Architecture Reverse Engineering Methods," Journal of Information and Software Technology,

       48(7), July 2006, pp. 484-497. Full paper (PDF)

 

Hewett, R., Kulkarni, A., Stringfellow, C., and Andrews, A., "Software Defect Data and Predictability
       for Testing Schedules," International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering,

      Redwood City, CA, July 2006. Full paper (PDF)

 

Stringfellow, C., Thomas, J., "Using HCI Guidelines to Foster Technological Advancement
       in Sub-Saharan Africa," International Journal of Technology, Knowledge, and Society

       vol. 2, issue 3, Sept. 2006, pp. 63-70. Full paper (PDF)

 

Stringfellow, C., Thomas, J., "Using HCI Guidelines to Foster Technological Advancement
       in Sub-Saharan Africa," Presentation, International Technology Symposium 2006,

       Montreal, Canada, June 2006.

 

Hewett, R., Kulkarni, A., Seker, R., and Stringfellow, C., "On Effective Use of Reliability Models
       and Defect Data in Software Development ," Proceedings of 2006 IEEE Region 5 Technology

       and Science Conference, San Antonio, TX, April 2006, pp. 67-71. Full paper (PDF)

 

Stringfellow, C., Kurunthottical, Z., "Analysis of the Effectiveness of Students'
       Test Data," Proceedings of the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges, Huntsville, TX,

       April 2006, pp. 223-229. Full paper (PDF)

 

Stringfellow, C., Potnurri, D., "Analysis of Open Source Defect Tracking Tools,"
      Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice,

       Las Vegas, NV., June 2005, pp.296-301. Full paper (PDF)

 

Stringfellow, C., S. Carpenter, "Introduction to C# and the .NET Framework,"
       Workshop, Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges, Lake Charles, LA

       April 16, 2005. http://cs.mwsu.edu/~stringfe/CCSCWorkshop/

 

R. Zuck, A. Williams, B. Kair, H. Bui, C. Stringfellow, N. Passos, "Network Centric Improvements
       to Resource Caching," Proceedings of the Consumers Communication and Networking Conference,
       Las Vegas, NV, January 2005. Full paper (PDF)

 

Stringfellow, C., Amory, C.D., Potnurri, D., Georg, M., and Andrews, A., "Deriving Change Architectures
        from RCS History," Proceedings of the IASTED Software Engineering Applications , Cambridge, Mass.,

       November, 2004, pp. 210-215. Full paper (PDF)

 

Zuck, R, Williams, A., Kair, B., Bui, H, Stringfellow, C, and Passos, N., "Adjusting web caching computers

        to reduce communication channel allocation," Proceedings of the Computer Applications in Industry

        and Engineering, Orlando, FL, November 2004, pp. 17-20. Full paper (PDF)

 

Stringfellow, C., and York, D., "An Example of Practical Component Testing,"
        Proceedings of the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges,

       Austin, TX, April 16-17, 2004, pp. 203-210. Full paper (PDF)

 

Passos, K., Freeman, E.,Wuthrich, C., and Stringfellow, C., "Hidden Challenges on Teaching Web
       Software Engineering," Proceedings of the Consortium for Computing Sciences,

       in Colleges, Austin, TX, April 16-17, 2004, pp. 196-202. Full paper (PDF)

 

Freeman, E., Passos, K., Wuthrich, C., and Stringfellow, C., "Using Sequence Diagrams to Document
       Web Element's Unknown Behavior," Proceedings of WCNC2004:

       IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, Atlanta, GA, March 21-25, 2004
       volume 4, pp. 2587- 2592. Full paper (PDF)

 

Freeman, E., Passos, K., Wuthrich, C., and Stringfellow, C., "Hidden Challenges of Web Design,"
       poster in Proceedings of CAINE2003, Las Vegas, NV, November 11, 2003, pp. 333. Full paper (PDF)

 

Stringfellow, C.,  Andrews, A.,  "Integrating Defect Estimation Methods to Make Release Decisions, " 
        Proceedings of IASTED Software Engineering Applications , Marina del Rey, CA

        November 2003, pp. 447-452. Full paper (PDF)


Andrews, A., Stringfellow, C., "Analyzing the Effectiveness of System Test and Making Release Decisions,"
        Research/Industrial Case Study, submitted to ICSTEST 2003.

 

Stringfellow, C.,  Andrews, A.,  "Deriving a Fault Architecture to Guide Testing, " 
         Software Quality Journal, 10(4), December, 2002, pp. 299-330. Full paper (PDF)

 

Stringfellow, C.,  Andrews, A.,  "An Empirical Method for Selecting Software Reliability
         Growth Models, "  Journal of Empirical Software Engineering, 7(4), December 2002,
         pp. 319-343. Full paper (PDF)

 

Stringfellow, C. "An Empirical Method for Selecting Software Reliability Growth Models (An Application of
        Curve fitting)," Presentation, College of Mathematics and Science Symposium, Midwestern State
        University, October 24, 2002.

 

Stringfellow, C., von Mayrhauser, A., Wohlin, C., and Petersson, H., "Estimating the Number of

           Components with Defects Post-Release that Showed No Defects in Testing,"

            Journal of Software Testing, Verification and Reliabililty, 12(2), June 2002, pp. 93-122.
           Full paper (PDF)


Stringfellow, C., von Mayrhauser, A.,  "Quantitative Analysis of Development Defects to Guide Testing,"
          Software Quality Journal, 9(3), November 2001, pp. 195-214. Full paper (PDF)

Stringfellow, C., "The One-Way-List and Binary-Tree ADTs,"
      Proceedings of the Rocky Mountain Small College Computing Conference,
      Greely, CO, October, 1994,vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 75-90.

 

Stringfellow, C., "Computer Generated (Fractal) Plants," Presentation, School Colloquium Series,
         NMHU, February 12, 1993.

 

Stringfellow, C.,  "Computer Graphics in Introductory Computer Science Courses,"
        Proceedings of the Rocky Mountain  Small College Computing Conference,
        Denver, CO, October, 1993,vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 19-27.
 

Zweben, S., Stringfellow, C., and Barton, R., "Exploratory Studies in Software Testing Methods

Used by Novice Programmers," Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 376,1989, pp. 169-189.


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