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JabRef in the Media

Linus Dietz edited this page Mar 30, 2021 · 19 revisions

This page lists research articles and other sources where JabRef is discussed. Papers are referenced using PanDoc's syntax.

Feel free to add something. We are open to suggestions for including tools in our build tool chain. E.g., for automatic evaluation of code quality.

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Online Reviews/Listings

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Code Contribution Sites

Quamaco metrics

  • [@Lochmann2013]
  • [@Wagner2015] discuss the relationship between the Quamoco base quality model and the "Linzer Software Verkostung" [@Gruber2010].

Papers discussing JabRef aspects

  • Denim Deshmukh, Ravi Theja Kataray, and Tallari Rohith Girikshith: A Case Study on Maintainability of Open Source Software System JabRef. CS & IT Conference Proceedings: 255-273
  • Mr. DLib integration: Stefan Feyer, Sophie Siebert, Béla Gipp, Akiko Aizawa, Jöran Beel: Integration of the Scientific Recommender System Mr. DLib into the Reference Manager JabRef. ECIR 2017: 770-774
  • Discuss the number of clones in JabRef: Benjamin Hummel, Elmar Juergens, Lars Heinemann, Michael Conradt: Index-Based Code Clone Detection: Incremental, Distributed, Scalable. Proceedings of the 26th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance (ICSM’10), 2010.
  • @Jürgens2010: Elmar Juergens, Florian Deissenboeck, Benjamin Hummel: Code similarities beyond copy & paste. Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering (CSMR’10), 2010.
  • @Lochmann2013: Lochmann, K., Ramadani, J., Wagner S., Are Comprehensive Quality Models Necessary for Evaluating Software Quality? Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Predictive Models in Software Engineering (PROMISE'13).
  • @Steidl2013: Daniela Steidl, Benjamin Hummel, Elmar Juergens: Quality Analysis of Source Code Comments. Proceedings of the 21st IEEE Internation Conference on Program Comprehension (ICPC’13), 2013.
  • @Steidl2014: Daniela Steidl, Benjamin Hummel, Elmar Juergens: Incremental Origin Analysis of Source Code Files. Proceedings of the 11th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR’14), 2014.
  • @Tramullas2015: Jesús Tramullas, Ana I. Sánchez-Casabón, Piedad Garrido-Picazo: Studies and analysis of reference management software: a literature review. Accepted to be published in El Profesional de la Informaci'on, 2015,
  • @Wagner2015: Stefan Wagner et al.: Operationalised Product Quality Models and Assessment. Information and Software Technology archive, Volume 62 Issue C, June 2015, Pages 101-123, Butterworth-Heinemann Newton, MA, USA, Fulltext:
  • @Lenhard2018: Lenhard, J.; Blom, M. & Herold, S. Exploring the suitability of source code metrics for indicating architectural inconsistencies Software Quality Journal, Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018, 27, 241-274 URL:


  • @Gruber2010: Gruber H., Plösch R., Saft M.: On the validity of benchmarking for evaluating code quality, in: International Conferences on Software Measurement IWSM/MetriKon/Mensura, 2010.
  • @Tahir2014: Tahir A., G. MacDonell S. and Buchan J. (2014). Understanding Class-level Testability Through Dynamic Analysis.In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software EngineeringISBN 978-989-758-030-7, pages 38-47. DOI: 10.5220/0004883400380047 . URL:
  • @CPGLMS: Committee on Planning a Global Library of the Mathematical Sciences (2014). Developing a 21st Century Global Library for Mathematics Research. URL:
  • @Emanuel2011: Andi Wahju Rahardjo Emanuel, Retantyo Wardoyo, Jazi Eko Istiyanto, Khabib Mustofa (2011). Modularity Index Metrics for Java-Based Open Source Software Projects. IJACSA Vol. 2 No. 11, 2011. The Science and Information Organization. URL:
  • @Kobayashi2012: Kenichi Kobayashi (Fujitsu Laboratories), Manabu Kamimura, Koki Kato, Keisuke Yano, Akihiko Matsuo (2012. Feature-Gathering Dependency-Based Software Clustering Using Dedication and Modularity. 28th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance (ICSM2012), Riva del Garda, Trento, Italy, Sep 2012, pp.462-471. URL:
  • @Nath2012: Shimul Kumar Nath, Robert Merkel, Man Fai Lau, Tanay Kanti Paul (2012). Towards a better understanding of testing if conditionals. URL:
  • @Constantinou2011: Eleni Constantinou, George Kakarontzas, Ioannis Stamelos (2011). Open Source Software: How Can Design Metrics Facilitate Architecture Recovery? 4th Workshop on Intelligent Techniques in Software Engineering, 5 September 2011 at the European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practices of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML-PKDD). URL:
  • @Kembellec2012a: Gérald Kembellec (2012). Technologie et pratiques bibliographiques associées à l'écriture scientifique en milieu universitaire : Étude quantitative sur la technologie et les pratiques bibliographiques en milieu universitaire. 25 pages. URL:
  • @Kembellec2012b: Gérald Kembellec, Claire Scopsi (2012). Étude comparée de quatre logiciels de gestion de références bibliographiques libres ou gratuits. Documentation et Bibliotheques, Asted Inc., 58 (4), pp.187-197. URL:
  • @Hossen2014: Hossen, M. K.; Kagdi, H. & Poshyvanyk, D. (2014). Amalgamating Source Code Authors, Maintainers, and Change Proneness to Triage Change Requests Proceedings of the 22Nd International Conference on Program Comprehension, ACM, 130-141. URL:
  • @Datta2010: Datta, A. (2010). SoJa: Collaborative reference management using a decentralized social information system Proc. 6th Int Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing (CollaborateCom) Conf, 2010, 1-9. URL:
  • @Ali2012: Ali, N.; Sabané, A.; Guéhéneuc, Y. G. & Antoniol, G. (2012) Improving Bug Location Using Binary Class Relationships Proc. IEEE 12th Int Source Code Analysis and Manipulation (SCAM) Working Conf, 2012, 174-183 URL:
  • @Roughton2016: Roughton, J. & Crutchfield, N. Becoming a Curator for the Safety System Job Hazard Analysis, Elsevier, 2016, 361-376 URL:
  • Developing a 21st Century Global Library for Mathematics Research arXiv
  • @Adam2018: Adam, M.; Hoffmann, K.; Musiat, J.; Rahm, S.; Stöhr, M. & Wenzel, C. (20018) Literaturverwaltungsprogramme im Überblick URL:
  • @Nascimento2019: Nascimento, D. M. C.; von Flach Garcia Chavez, C. & Bittencourt, R. A. Does FLOSS in Software Engineering Education Narrow the Theory-Practice Gap? A Study Grounded on Students' Perception IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, Springer International Publishing, 2019, 153-164 URL: