Highly-cited papers in software engineering: The top-100

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GAROUSİ V., Fernandes J. M.

INFORMATION AND SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY, vol.71, pp.108-128, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


Context: According to the search reported in this paper, as of this writing (May 2015), a very large number of papers (more than 70,000) have been published in the area of Software Engineering (SE) since its inception in 1968. Citations are crucial in any research area to position the work and to build on the work of others. Identification and characterization of highly-cited papers are common and are regularly reported in various disciplines.