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2017

  • Kayali, S., Yilmaz, M.: An exploratory study to assess analytical and logical thinking skills of the software practitioners using a gamification perspective. Süleyman Demirel Üniversitesi Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü  Dergisi 21 (2017) 178–189.
  • Üsfekes,C., Yilmaz,M., Tüzün,E., Clarke,P.M., O’Connor,R.V. :Examining reward mechanisms for effective usage of application lifecycle management tools. In: European Conference on Software Process Improvement, Springer (2017) 259–268.
  • Üsfekes, Ç., Yilmaz, M., Tüzün, E.: Uygulama yaam dngs ynetim aralarnn verimini arttrmak in ciddi oyun uygulamas. In: 11th Turkish National Software Engineering Conference (UYMS 2017). (2017) 1–11
  • Güleç, Ulas amd Yilmaz, M., Gozcu, M.A.: Bireylerin programlama yeteneklerini ve bilgi seviyelerini arttrmak amacyla dnlm ciddi oyun tabanl renme ats – cengo. In: 11th Turkish National Software Engineering Conference (UYMS 2017). (2017) 1–11
  • Yilmaz, M., Güleç, U., Tüzün, E., O’Connor, R.V., Clarke, P.: Yazlm ynetiminde e altrma srelerinin yiletirilmesi in dnlm bir endstriyel vaka almas. In: 11th Turkish National Software Engineering Conference (UYMS 2017). (2017) 1–11
  •  Clarke, P.M., O’Connor, R.V., Solan, D., Elger, P., Yilmaz, M., Ennis, A., Gerrity, M., McGrath, S., Tre- anor, R.: Exploring software process variation arising from differences in situational context. In: European Conference on Software Process Improvement, Springer (2017) 29–42
  • Kosa, M., Yilmaz, M.: The design process of a board game for exploring the territories of the united states. Press Start 4 (2017) 36–52
  • Yilmaz, M., OConnor, R.V., Colomo-Palacios, R., Clarke, P.: An examination of personality traits and how they impact on software development teams. Information and Software Technology 86 (2017) 101–122.
  •  Aydan, U., Yilmaz, M., Clarke, P.M., OConnor, R.V.: Teaching iso/iec 12207 software lifecycle processes: A serious game approach. Computer Standards & Interfaces 54 (2017) 129–138.
  • Olgun, S., Yilmaz, M., Clarke, P.M., OConnor, R.V.: A systematic investigation into the use of game elements in the context of software business landscapes: A systematic literature review. In: International Conference on Software Process Improvement and Capability Determination, Springer (2017) 384–398.
  • Nazligul, M.D., Yilmaz, M., Gulec, U., Gozcu, M.A., O’Connor, R.V., Clarke, P.M.: Overcoming public speaking anxiety of software engineers using virtual reality exposure therapy. In: European Conference on Software Process Improvement, Springer (2017) 191–202.

2016

  • Yilmaz, M., O’Connor, R. V., Clarke, P., (2016) Effective Social Productivity Measurements during Software Development — An Empirical Study, Int. J. Soft. Eng. Knowl. Eng. 26, 457
  • Yilmaz, M. and O’Connor, R. V., A Scrumban Integrated Gamification Approach To Guide Software Process Improvement: A Turkish Case Study, Tehnicki Vjesnik (Technical Gazette), Vol. 23, No. 1, 2016
  • Gulec, U., & Yilmaz, M. (2016). A serious game for improving the decision making skills and knowledge levels of Turkish football referees according to the laws of the game. SpringerPlus, 5, 622.
  • Yilmaz, M., Yilmaz, M. and O’Connor, R. V., Clarke P., A Gamification Approach to Improve the Software Development Process by Exploring the Personality of Software Practitioners, Proceedings 16th International Conference on Software Process Improvement and Capability dEtermination (SPICE 2016), Springer-Verlag, June 2016.
  • Clarke, P., Mesquida Calafat, A.L., Ekert, D., Ekstrom, J.J., Gornostaja, T., Jovanovic, M., Johansen, J., Mas, A., Messnarz, R., Najera Villar, B., O’Connor, A., O’Connor, R.V., Reiner, M., Sauberer, G., Schmitz, K.D., Yilmaz, M.: An Investigation of Software Development Process Terminology. In: Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Software Process Improvement and Capability dEtermination (SPICE 2016)
  • Clarke, P., Mesquida Calafat, A.L., Ekert, D., Ekstrom, J.J., Gornostaja, T., Jovanovic, M., Johansen, J., Mas, A., Messnarz, R., Najera Villar, B., O’Connor, A., O’Connor, R.V., Reiner, M., Sauberer, G., Schmitz, K.D., Yilmaz, M.: Refactoring Software Development Process Terminology through the use of Ontology. To Appear In: Proceedings of the 23rd European and Asian Conference on Systems, Software and Services Process Improvement (EuroSPI 2016), 13-16 September 2016, Graz, Austria
  • Kosa, M., Yilmaz, M.: Designing games for improving the software development process. In: European Conference on Software Process Improvement, Springer (2015) 303–310
  • Yilmaz, M., O’Connor, R.: A scrumban integrated gamification approach to guide software process improve- ment: a turkish case study. Tehnicki Vjesnik (Technical Gazette) 23 (2016) 237–245
  • Yilmaz, M., Yilmaz, M., OConnor, R.V., Clarke, P.: A gamification approach to improve the software development process by exploring the personality of software practitioners. In: International Conference on Software Process Improvement and Capability Determination, Springer (2016) 71–83
  • Kosa, M., Yilmaz, M., O’Connor, R., Clarke, P.: Software engineering education and games: A systematic literature review. Journal of Universal Computer Science 22 (2016) 1558–1574
  •  Yilmaz, M., OConnor, R.V., Mora, M.: Improving social aspects of the software development process: Games, gamification and related approaches j. ucs special issue. Journal of Universal Computer Science 22 (2016) 1487–1488
  •  Yilmaz, M., Tael, S., Gulce, U., Ugur, S.: Bilgisayar mhendislii bitirme projeleri iin dnlm bir sre ynetim modeli. In: 10th Turkish National Software Engineering Conference (UYMS 2016). (2016) 1–12
  •  Yilmaz, M., Atasoy, B., O’Connor, R.V., Martens, J.B., Clarke, P.: Software developers journey. In: European Conference on Software Process Improvement, Springer (2016) 203–211
  • Kosa, M., Yilmaz, M.: Gamifying the onboarding process for novice software practitioners. In: European Conference on Software Process Improvement, Springer (2016) 242–248
  • Güleç, Ulas amd Yilmaz, M., Gozcu, M.A.: Futbol hakemlerinin egitimi amaciyla tasarlanan futbol simulasy- onunda macin dinamizmini saglayan etmenler. In: 10th Turkish National Software Engineering Conference (UYMS 2016). (2016) 284–294

2015

  • O’Connor, R.V., Akkaya, M., Kemaneci K., Yilmaz, M., Poth, A. and Messnarz R. (Eds), Systems, Software and Services Process Improvement, CCIS 543, Springer-Verlag, September 2015.
  • Yilmaz, M. and O’Connor, R. V., Understanding Personality Differences in Software Organizations using Keirsey Temperament Sorter, Software, IET, 9(5), 129-134, 2015.
  • Clarke, P., O’Connor, R. V., Leavy, B. and Yilmaz, M., Exploring the Relationship between Software Process Adaptive Capability and Organizational Performance, Transactions on Software Engineering, 41 (12), 2015.
  • O’Connor, R.V. and Yilmaz, M., Exploring the Belief Systems of Software Development Professionals, Journal Cybernetics and Systems, 46 (6-7), pp. 528-542, 2015.
  • Aydan, U., Yilmaz, M. and O’Connor R.V., Towards a Serious Game to Teach ISO/IEC 12207 Software Lifecycle Process: An interactive learning approach, to appear in Proceedings 15th International Conference on Software Process Improvement and Capability dEtermination (SPICE 2015), Springer-Verlag, June 2015.
  • Al-Taei A., Yilmaz, M., O’Connor, R. V. and Halici U.,  Kitlesel Açık Çevrimiçi Kurslardaki Katılımcı Profillerinin Yapay Sinir Ağı Kullanılarak Sınıflandırılması, Proceedings of 9th Turkish National Software Engineering Symposium (UYMS 2015), İzmir, Turkey, September 9-11, 2015.
  • Gulec U., Yilmaz, M. Futbol Hakemleri İçin Futbol Oyun Kurallarının Eğitimi Amaçlı Oyun Tabanlı Öğrenme Çerçevesi, Proceedings of 9th Turkish National Software Engineering Symposium (UYMS 2015), İzmir, Turkey, September 9-11, 2015.
  • Yilmaz, M., O’Connor, R. V., Clarke, P., Software Development Roles: A Multi-Project Empirical Investigation, ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes, Vol. 40, No. 1, January, 2015

2014

  • Herranz Sánchez, E., Colomo-Palacios, R., de Amescua-Seco, A., and Yilmaz, M. (2014). Gamification as a disruptive factor in software process improvement initiatives. Journal of Universal Computer Science, 20(6), 885-906.
  • Yilmaz M., Saran M., O’Connor R.V. (2014) Towards a quest-based contextualization process for game-based learning. In: Busch C (ed) 8th European Conference on Games Based Learning, Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited, vol 2, pp 645–651.
  • Yilmaz, M., O’Connor, R. V., Clarke, P., An Exploration of Individual Personality Types in Software Development, 21th European Conference on Systems, Software and Services Process Improvement (EuroSPI 2014), CCIS Vol. 425, Springer-Verlag, June 2014.
  • Yilmaz, M., O’Connor, R. V. and Görür, A.K., Investigating the factors affecting software development productivity by using exploratory factor analysis [in Turkish] (Yazılım Geliştirme Üretkenliğini Etkileyen Faktörlerin Açımlayıcı Faktör Analizi Yöntemi Kullanılarak İncelenmesi), Proceedings of 8th Turkish National Software Engineering Symposium (UYMS 2014), Northern Cyprus, September 8-10, 2014.

2013

  • Yilmaz, M. and O’Connor, R. V., Application of Scrumban and Gamification approaches to a small scale software development organization [in Turkish], Workshop on Agile Approaches to Software Development (ÇEYA’13), 7. Turkish National Software Engineering Conference (UYMS 2013), Izmir, Turkey, September 25-28, 2013.
  • Yilmaz, M. and O’Connor, R. V.,  A Personality Type Measurement Game considered for Software Development Organizations [in Turkish], Proceedings of 7. Turkish National Software Engineering Conference (UYMS 2013), Izmir, Turkey, September 25-28, 2013.
  • Yilmaz, Murat (2013) A software process engineering approach to understanding software productivity and team personality characteristics: an empirical investigation. PhD thesis, Dublin City University.

2012

  • Yilmaz, M. and O’Connor, R., “Towards the understanding and classification of the personality traits of software development practitioners: Situational context cards approach”, in Proceedings of the Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA 2012), 38th EUROMICRO Conference on, IEEE, pp. 400–405, September 2012.
  • Yilmaz, M. and O’Connor, R., “A Market Based Approach for Resolving Resource Constrained Task Allocation Problems in a Software Development Process”, in Proceedings of the 19th European Conference on Systems, Software and Services Process Improvement (EuroSPI 2012), CCIS Vol. 301, pp. 25-36, Springer-Verlag, June 2012.
  • Yilmaz, M. and O’Connor, R., Clarke, P. “A Systematic Approach to the Comparison of Roles in the Software Development Processes, in Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Software Process Improvement and Capability dEtermination”, CCIS Vol. 290, pp. 198–209, Springer-Verlag, May 2012.
  • Clarke, P., O’Connor, R., and Yilmaz M., “A hierarchy of SPI activities for software SMEs: results from ISO/IEC 12207- based SPI assessments”, in Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Software Process Improvement and Capability dEtermination, CCIS Vol. 290, pp. 62–74, Springer-Verlag, May 2012.

2011

  • Yilmaz, M. ve O’Connor, Oyun Kuramı Kullanarak Yazılım Takımlarının Üretkenliğini Artırmak İçin Geliştirilen Bir Yazılım Süreç Mühendisliği Yaklaşımı, Ulusal Yazılım Mühendisliği Sempozyumu (UYMS), Eylül, 26, 2011 – Download.
  • Yilmaz, M. and O’Connor, R., A Software Process Engineering Approach to Improving Software Team Productivity using Socioeconomic Mechanism Design, ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes, Vol. 36, No. 4, September, pp. 1-5, 2011
  • Yilmaz, M. and O’Connor, R., “An approach for improving the social aspects of the software development process by using a game theoretic perspective: towards a theory of social productivity of software development teams”, in Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Software and Data Technologies, Vol. 1, pp. 35-40, July 2011.
  • Yilmaz, M. and O’Connor, R., “An Empirical Investigation into Social Productivity of a Software Process: An approach by using the structural equation modeling”, in Proceedings of the 18th European Software Process Improvement Conference (EuroSPI 2011), CCIS Vol. 172, Springer-Verlag, pp. 155-166, June 2011.

2010

  • Yilmaz M., O’Connor R., Collins J.,“Improving Software Development Process through Economic Mechanism Design”, in Proceedings of the 17th European Software Process Improvement Conference (EuroSPI 2010), Systems, Software and Services Process Improvement, CCIS Vol. 99, Springer-Verlag, pp. 177-188, September 2010.
  • Yilmaz M., O’Connor R., “Maximizing the Value of the Software Development Process by Game Theoretic Analysis: A proposal for research into Game Theory”, in Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Product Focused Software (PROFES 2010), ACM, pp. 93–96, June 2010.

Some papers can be found in Doras.