Publications

[1] Codoban, M., Ragavan, S. S., Dig, D., & Bailey, B. (2015, September). Software history under the lens: A study on why and how developers examine it. In 2015 IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME) (pp. 1-10). IEEE. Best paper award. 

[2] Ragavan, S. S., Kuttal, S. K., Hill, C., Sarma, A., Piorkowski, D., & Burnett, M. (2016, May). Foraging among an overabundance of similar variants. In Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 3509-3521). ACM Best paper award.

[3] Ragavan, S. S., Pandya, B., Piorkowski, D., Hill, C., Kuttal, S. K., Sarma, A., & Burnett, M. (2017, May). PFIS-V: modeling foraging behavior in the presence of variants. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 6232-6244).

[4] Ragavan, S. S. (2018). Version Control Systems: An Information Foraging Perspective. Oregon State University. Masters Thesis.

[5] Ragavan, S. S., Codoban, M., Piorkowski, D., Dig, D., & Burnett, M. (2019). Version Control Systems: An Information Foraging Perspective. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering. Journal-first. Invited talk at ICSE 2020.

[6] Ragavan, S.S. (2019)  “Variations foraging”. Oregon State University. PhD Dissertation.

[7]  Ragavan, S. S., Sarkar, A., & Gordon, A. D. (2021, May). Spreadsheet Comprehension: Guesswork, Giving Up and Going Back to the Author. In Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 1-21).

[8] Lau, S., Ragavan, S. S., Milne, K., Barik, T., & Sarkar, A. (2021, May). TweakIt: Supporting End-User Programmers Who Transmogrify Code. In Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 1-12).

[9] Sedhain, A., Ragavan, S.S., McKinney, B., Kuttal. S.K., Estimating foraging costs in StackOverflow and Github. (Under review).

[10] Ragavan, S. S., Bhargav Pandya, David Piorkowski, Charles Hill, Sandeep Kaur Kuttal, Anita Sarma, and Margaret Burnett. “PFIS-H: Modeling Foraging in Hierarchical Information Environments.” Active manuscript.