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PDF icon 2023 TR 01 Patching OSS Vulnerabilities.pdf



PDF icon2021_TR04_Healthcare_Do_Not_Attend_Literature_Review.pdf

PDF icon2021_TR03_Gender_Analysis_in_STEM.pdf

PDF icon2021_TR02_Design_Patterns_ReDEAP.pdf

PDF icon2021_TR_01_InterSurvey_ReEAP_Protocol.pdf



PDF icon2020_TR11_Scaling_Agile_Review_Protocol.pdf

PDF icon2020_TR10_GSD_Review_Protocol.pdf

File2020_TR_09_Ethics Assessment of the Smart Dublin Programme.docx

PDF icon2020_TR_08_Breast Cancer_Engineering your way to being more physically active.pdf

PDF icon​​​ 2020_TR_07_GSD_Process_Assessment.pdf

PDF icon​​​ 2020_TR_06 Global Teaming Model - Regulated Software.pdf

PDF icon​​​ 2020-TR-05_Covigilant SFI Application Tech Report.pdf

PDF icon​​​ 2020_TR_04_Accessibility Directive - OnLine Teaching.pdf

PDF icon​​​ Scaling_Agile_and_Risk_in_GSD_2020_TR003.pdf

PDF icon​​​ 2020_TR_02_State_of_the_Art_Report_on_Clone_Detection.pdf (Revised 2020)

PDF icon​​​ 2020_TR_01_Feature_Location_Technique_for_application.pdf (Revised 2020)



PDF icon​​​ TR_2019_06_Report_on_Refactoring_Type_III_clones.pdf


PDF icon​​​ 2019_TR_04_Junior Cycle Coding in Action– a CPD initiative to support the introduction of the Junior Cycle short course Coding.pdf

PDF icon​​​ TR_2019_03.pdf

PDF icon​​​ TR_2019_02 Protocol for a Structured Literature Review of Decision-making Factors for the Adoption of Health Information Systems.pdf

PDF icon​​​ TR_2019_01_Protocol_for_GSD_Arch_Design_Framework.pdf



PDF icon​​ TR_2018_01_Richardson, I., Porras, D. Use of Monitoring System by patients with Diabetes .pdf

PDF icon​​ Lero TR_2018_02_ICGSE2017_OpenSpaceGSE-EdPanel.pdf

PDF icon​​ TR_2018_03_Compendium of Practices.pdf

PDF icon​​ TR_2018_04_Reflection Paper_Young People Social Inclusion and Digitalisation.pdf

PDF icon​​ TR_2018_05_Symposium Report_Connecting the Dots.pdf

PDF icon​​ Lero Technical Report TR_2018_06.pdf



PDF icon​​ 2017_TR_07_State_of_the_Art_Report_on_Clone_Detection.pdf

PDF icon​​ 2017_TR_06_Feature_Location_Technique_for_application.pdf

PDF icon​​ 2017_TR_05_Designing Privacy-aware Internet of Things Applications.pdf

TR_2017_04 Abbas, Carroll, Beecham, Richardson Protocol for a Mapping Study of TRUST FACTORS IN HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGY: A HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL PERSPECTIVE

TR 2017_03 Ahmad, Richardson, Beecham Protocol for a Systematic Literature Review of Social Network Systems for Older Adults

TR_2017_01 Bass, Beecham, Noll, Razzak, All Hands To The Pumps: The Product Owner Role in Small Companies

TR_2017_02_Beecham_Noll_Razzak-Lean Global Project Interview Protocol



Lero_TR_ 2016_01_Elaine Dobell, Sebastian Herold, Jim Buckley., Spreadsheet Error Categorization And Audit documentation

Lero TR 2016 02 Klaas-Jan Stol,  Managing Software Sourcing with Alternative Workforces: A Holistic Overview and Research Agenda



Lero_TR_2015_06_Noel Carroll_Estonian Personalised Medicine Pilot Project Evaluation Methodology

Lero_TR_2015_05_Claude Y. Laporte, Rory V. O'Connor, Ronald Houde and Joseph Marvin_ISO/IEC 29110: Systems Engineering Standards for Very Small Enterprises

Lero-TR-2015-04, Carroll N, Kennedy C, Richardson I. "Mapping Study Papers discussed in: Scoping the Challenges towards a Connected Community Healthcare Ecosystem (CCHE) for Managing Long-Term Conditions". Lero 2015

Lero-TR-2015-03, Richardson, I. "Connected Health: People, Technology and Processes", Lero, 2015

Lero-TR-02_Sarah Beecham, John Noll _Measuring Global Distance A survey of Distance Factors and Interventions

Lero_TR_2015_01 Sarah Beecham, Tony Clear, John Barr & John Noll, “Challenges and Recommendations for the Design and Conduct of Global Software Engineering Courses: A Systematic Review Protocol”, Lero, 2015



Lero-TR-2014-03, Stol, K-J;Fitzgerald, B. "Research Protocol for a Case Study of Crowdsourcing Software Development, Lero, 2014



Lero-TR-2013-02, Monasor, M; Vizcaíno, A; Piattini, M; Noll, J; Beecham, S; "Evaluation of a simulation‐based platform for training Global Software Development" Lero, June 2013

Lero-TR-2013-01, Beecham, Sarah; O'Leary, Padraig; Richardson, Ita; Baker, Sean; Noll, John; "Interview Protocol for Enterprise Ireland Feasibility study", Lero September to November 2012



Lero-TR-2012-03, Omoronyia, Inah; Pasquale, Liliana; Salehie, Mazeiar;Doherty, Gavin; Nuseibeh, Bashar; "Engineering Adaptive Privacy: A requirements-driven approach for mitigating mobile privacy threats", Lero, April 2012



Lero-TR-2011-05, Ali, Rian; Solis, Carlos; Omoronyia, Inah; Salehie, Mazeiar; Nuseibeh, Bashar. "Social Adaptation: When Software Gives Users a Voice", Lero, November 2011

Lero-TR-2011-04, Fitzgerald, Brian; Michlmayr, Martin. "Time-Based Release Management in Free/Open Source (FOSS) Projects", Lero, September 2011

Lero-TR-2011-03, Hall, Tracy; Beecham, Sarah; Bowes, David; Gray, David; Counsell, Steve. "A systematic Review of Fault Prediction Performance in Software Engineering", Lero, August 2011

Lero-TR-2011-02, Noll, John; Pirotta, Ermanno; Solis, Carlos; Wang, Xiaofeng. "Automated Acceptance Testing vs Quality: A Case Study of an Open Source Project, Lero, May 2011



Lero-TR-2010-01, Shokry, Hesham; Hinchey, Mike. "Modal Software-Behavior Modeling and Synthesis from Partial Specifications," Lero Technical Report 2010-01, Lero, April 2010.

Lero-TR-2010-02, Linehan, Éamonn; Clarke, Siobhán. "Modelling e Verification Language Testbenches inUML 2.0 with Theme and MARTE,"Lero Technical Report 2010-02, Lero, August 2010.

Lero-TR-2010-03, O'Leary,Pádraig; Thiel, Steffen; Richardson, Ita, "Experience Report on Industrial Product Derivation Practices within a Software Product Line Organisation", Lero Technical Report 2010-03, Lero, November 2010.

Lero-TR-2010-04, Beecham; Sarah, Hall, Tracy; Bowes, David; Gray, David; Counsell, Steve; Black, Sue. "A Systematic Review of Fault Prediction approaches used in Software Engineering", Lero, November 2010.

Lero-TR-2010-05, Pleuss, Andreas; Botterweck, Goetz; Dhungana, Deepak; Polzer, Andreas; Kowalewski, Stefan; "Feature-oriented Modelling of Product Line Evolution"Lero, November 2010.

Lero-TR-2010-06, Carroll, Noel; Whelan,Eoin; Richardson, Ita; "Application of Social Network Analysis to Service Networks Performance Analytics: A Literature Review" 7th December 2010.

Lero-TR-2010-08, Lane, Stephen; Gu, Qing; Lago, Patricia; Richardson, Ita; "Adaptation of Service-Based Applications: A Maintenance Process?, January 2011



Lero-TR-2009-00, Hinchey, Mike; Coyle, Lorcan. "Evolving Critical Systems" 2009



Lero-TR-2008-01 , Janota, Mikolas; Kiniry, Joseph & Botterweck, Goetz, "Formal Methods in Software Product Lines: Concepts, Survey, and Guidelines", Lero Technical Report, University of Limerick, May 2008


Lero-TR-2007-02, Ali Babar, M., Northway, A., Gorton, I., Heuer, P., Nguyen, T., Introducing Tool Support for Knowledge Management in Software Architecture Evaluation Process Tech Report # PA 006116 National ICT, Australia, Ltd., January  2007.

Lero-TR-2007-01, Pohl, K.; Heymans, P.; Kang, K.-C.; Metzger, A.:VaMoS: First Intl. Workshop on Variability Modelling of Software-intensive Systems. Lero, Technical Report 2007-01, 2007


Lero-TR-2006-05, Muller, H., O’Brien, L., Klein, M and Wood, B., Autonomic Computing Software Engineering Institute, , (CMU/SEI-2006-TN-006),

Lero-TR-2006-04, Levinson, H., and O’Brien, L., Acquisition Evolving Technologies: Web Services Standards, Software Engineering Institute, 2006. (CMU/SEI-2006-TN-001),

Lero-TR-2006-03, Graaf, B., O’Brien, L., and Capilla, R., R2PL2005 – Proceedings of the First international Workshop on Reengineering Towards Product Lines Software Engineering Institute (CMU/SEI-2006-SR-002),

Lero-TR-2006-02, Slowey, Kevin, Richardson. Ita Technical Report UL-CSIS-06-2, Quality Assurance Practices in Ireland Department of Computer  Science and Information Systems, University of Limerick, Ireland 2006

Lero-TR-2006-01, Slowey, Kevin, Richardson. Ita Report UL-CSIS-06-3, A Practical Application of Content Analysis Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, University of Limerick, Ireland 2006


Lero-TR-2005-06, Ali Babar, M., Gorton, I., and Jeffery, R., Toward a Framework for Capturing and Using Architecture Design Knowledge, School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of New South Wales, Australia. Technical Report No. TechReport0513,

Lero-TR-2005-05, Tang, A., Ali Babar, M., Gorton, I., and Han, J., A Survey of Architecture Design Rationale,  Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia.  Technical Report No. SUTICT-TR2005.02,

Lero-TR-2005-04, O’Brien, L., Merson, P. and Bass, L., Quality Attributes and Service-Oriented Architectures Software Engineering Institute (CMU/SEI-2005-TN-014

Lero-TR-2005-03, Lewis, G., Morris, M., O’Brien, L., Smith, D. and Wrage, L., SMART: The Service-Oriented Migration and Reuse Technique, Software Engineering Institute (CMU/SEI-2005-TN-029),

Lero-TR-2005-02, Power, Martin, Ita Richardson and Catherine Connolly, Technical Report UL-CSIS-05-6, An assessment of supports and barriers for female researchers in Science, Engineering and Technology within the University of Limerick, Department of Computer Science and  Information Systems, University of Limerick, Ireland, 2005.

Lero-TR-2005-01, Richardson, Ita, Valentine Case, Dolores Zage, Wayne Zage, Technical Report SERC-TR-278, Global Software Development the Challenges, Software Engineering Research Centre, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, U.S.A., 2005.


Lero-TR-2005-02, Al-Naeem, T., Gorton, I., Ali Babar, M., Rabhi, F., and Boualem, B A Quality-Driven Systematic Approach for Architecting Distributed Software Applications School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of New South Wales, Australia.  Technical Report No. TechReport0433, School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of New South Wales, Australia.

Lero-TR-2005-01, Casey, Valentine and Ita Richardson, Technical Report UL-CSIS-04-4, CASE STUDY: A Practical Application of the IDEALSM Model, Department of Computer Science and  Information Systems, University of Limerick, Ireland, 2004