The Software Engineering

Evolution and Maintenance Lab

The Software EngineeRing: EvolutioN and maintEnance (SERENE) lab atĀ Florida State University, founded and led by Dr. Sonia Haiduc, is dedicated to research in the field of Software Engineering and focusing on novel approaches and techniques to assist software developers inĀ undertaking tasks common to the creation, understanding, and maintenance of increasingly large software systems.

The main research topics of the group are:

  • Software maintenance and evolution
  • Program comprehension
  • Mining of software repositories
  • Source code analysis
  • Empirical studies in Software Engineering
  • Applications of Information Retrieval and Natural Language Processing in Software Engineering
  • Developer performance