Apr2: New paper, IEEE TSE: Optimizing worker recommendations in crowdsourced testing More...Feb2: Two journal-first papers accepted to ICSE'20. Jan10: On walkabout in Western Australia for a month. Jan 5: New IEEE Software Column '5 Laws of SE for AI' More... Jan 3: New IEEE TSE paper 'Better data labelling' More... Dec 20: New EMSE journal paper: 'Analytics from Multiple Projects' Dec 19: Three of my Ph.D. students graduate: Jianfeng Chen, Amritanshu Agrawali, Rahul Krishna Dec 15: Accepted to ICSE SEIP'20 'Assessing Practitioner Belief's' More... Dec 10: New EMSE paper 'DUO=Data mining+optimizing More... Nov 20: New DoD SBIR funding: Sail-on AI. $70K Oct 10: New TSE paper 'Improving Vulnerability Inspections' More... Oct 10: New LAS funding 'Fairness is a choice': $164K Sept 30: New award: most influential paper award (from ICSM'09): 'On the use of Relevance Feedback in IR-based Concept Location' More... Sept 30: New NSF grant: AI Workforce Empowerment, $950K Sept 20: New NSF grant: 'Empirical SE for Computationally Science': $590K Sept 10: New ESA journal paper 'An Intelligent assistant for finding relevant papers' Sept 1: New funding from Facebook: Ethical by Design, $50K Aug 1: New gift from Lexis Nexis: $120K July 12: New NSF grant $499K, Mega-Transfer July 12: Invited to editorial board, IST journal July 8: New NSF grant $499K, Vulnerability Detection June 11: Paper accepted SEIP FSE'19: 'TERMINATOR: Better Automated UI Test Case Prioritization'. More... June 11: Paper accepted SEIP FSE'19: 'Predicting Breakdowns in Cloud Services'. More... June 7: Laser talk, summer school, Elba, Italy. More... May 31: TSE Journal paper presented at ICSE: 'iSENSE: Completion-Aware Crowdtesting Management'. More... May 31: TSE Journal first paper presented at ICSE: 'Finding Faster Configurations using FLASH'. More... May 30: ROSE2 festival: a success at ICSE'19. More... May 30: Peggy Storey makes me the 54% majority approach in current SE. More... May 30: Slides, keynote SEIP "Why Software Works (and How to Make it Work Better)". More... May 30: Now guest editor, Special Issue, EMSE, SE in the age of AI. Papers due Oct 15. More... May 30: Now guest editor, Special Issue, IEEE Software, The AI Effect. Papers due Dec 1. More... May 26: Slides, ICPC'19: Replication Can Improve Prior Results. More... May 25: Slides from MSR'19 discussion: SE in the age of AI. More... May 24: Slides for Semla'19 talk: Data! Data! Data! More... May 10: Invited to give keynote, ICSA'20. More... May 9: Jianfeng Chen passes his Ph.D. final exam More... May 8: Amritanshu Agrawal passes his Ph.D. final exam More... May 1: How often can you say this? I'm ranked #1 academic at the #1 SE research group, in the world. More... Apr 14: 'iSENSE: Completion-Aware Crowdtesting Management' earns ICSE'19 distinguished paper award More... Apr 14: 'Finding Faster Configurations using FLASH': invited to be journal-first presentation at ICSE'19 Apr 14: Invited to give ICSE'19 SEIP talk: 'On the unresonable effectiveness of software analyticsi' Apr 12: New paper, accepted to IST journal: 'Bad Smells for Software Analytics' Mar 12: New paper, TSE journal: 'Better Optimize Crowdsourced Testing' More... Mar 9: Invited to present a keynote, ICSME'20 (Adelaide, Australia) Mar 6: New paper, IST journal: 'Images Dont Lie: Duplicate Crowdtesting Reports Detection' More... Mar 1: New paper: 'Replication Can Improve Prior Results'. ICPC 19. More... Feb 13: New video on-line, Analytics for Computational Science More... Feb 10: New pre-print: Crowd Sourcing and Data Mining More... Feb 7: New video on-line, my CodeFreeze'19 talk 'After data mining, what is next?' More... Feb 3: New pre-print: Optimizers and data miners are better than ether, alone More... Feb 2: New pre-print: How to 'DODGE' complex software analytics' (refutes many of my own past papers) More... Feb 1: Invited to IEEE Fellow 2020 review board Jan 25: Named 'top reviewer' for JSS and 'distingusihed reveiwer' for TOSEM (7 years in a row) More... Jan 20: Invited to give an talk to ICSE SEIP'19 More... Jan 9: Invited to ICSE'20 program committee Jan 9: Invited to be co-PC chair, PROMISE'20 (at FSE'20) Jan 2: Invited to ESEM'19 program committee Dec 27: Invited to MSR'19 program committee Dec 15: Invited to ASE'19 program committee Nov 22: Appointed IEEE Fellow Nov 22: Career research funding now $10M Nov 21: Talk, EAQSE'18: Empirical SE, status report More... Nov 10: Appointed co-general chair, RAISE'19 More... Nov 10: new journal paper, Expert Systems with Applications, an Intelligent Assistant for Finding Relevant Papers More... Nov 7: Talk, technical program, FSE'18: Applications of Psychology for Analytics More... Nov 7: co-organizer 1st ROSE festival: Open Science in SE More... Nov 6: Keynote, FSE'18: What Role for Programmers in Software 2.0 More... Nov 1: Invited to the FSE'19 program committee Oct 11: Invited to the MSR'19 program committee Sept 30: Paper accepted to NL4SE: 'Total Recall for SE' More... Sept 23: New award: $40K faculty award from IBM Sept 6: Paper accepted, IEEE TSE, 'Finding Trends in SE Research' More... Aug 27: Paper accepted, IEEE TSE, 'Finding Faster Configurations with FLASH' More... July 25: New pre-print, IEEE Software "Software Analytics, What's next?" More... July 23: New funding: $110K from Lexis Nexis. Cloud Computing Config and Test prioritization. July 21: Total career funding rises to $10M. July 19: My 2007 IEEE TSE paper tops 1000 citations. More... July 18: Invited to speak at Code Freeze, January, 2019. July 19: Invited to FSE'19 program committee. July 5: New pre-print, IEEE Software "The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Software Analytics" More... Jun 30: Accepted to FSE'18 (Journal first): Active Learning for Lit Reviews More... Jun 28: Our text mining research reported in Elseiveir Connect More... Jun 11: Accepted to FSE'18: Psychological Science for Software Analytics More... May 28: Amrit Agrawal presents on a 'better SMOTE' at ICSE'18 More... May 28: Amrit Agrawal speaks on 'hero programming' at ICSE-SEIP'18 More... May 28: Tim Menzies speaks on Software assurance and AI' at an ICSE'18 workskop More... May 26: Tim Menzies speaks on SBSE+MSR at MSR'18 More... May 14: New Ph.D. graduated: **Dr** Wei Fu. More... May 2: Invited Talk, Navy Research Labs, AI+Softwre Asurance. More... Apr 20: Accepted IEEE Cloud: 'MICKEY: Cheaper Selecting Cloud Instances' More... Apr 18: Accepted IEEE Cloud: 'RIOT: Rapid Configuration Cloud Workflows' More... Apr 12: New NSF grant $124K, SE for Computational Science Mar 30: Bayesian Optimization for Finding Best Cloud VM More... Mar 2: For MSR'18: 500+ Times Faster Than Deep Learning More... Mar 2: For MSR'18: Data-Driven Search-based Software Engineering More... Jan 30: For TSE: Bellwethers, Baselines For Transfer Learning More... Jan 22: For SEIP'18: Impact of "Heroes" on Software Development More... Jan 22: For SEIP'18: Connection Between Issues, Bugs, and Enhancements? More... Dec 28: A deep learning model for estimating story points More... Dec 25: Now TOSEM distinquished referee, 2011 to 2016. More... Dec 22: Invited to SSBSE'18 program committee Dec 18: New paper, on-line "Discovering relevant API methods" More... Dec 14: Accepted to IEEE TSE: 'Sampling' as a Baseline Optimizer for Search-based Software Engineering'. More... Dec 13: Accepted to ICSE'18: Is 'Better Data' Better Than 'Better Data Miners'? More... Dec 11: Photos: Data-driven Search-based SE, Japan, Dec'17. More... Dec 11: Accepted to EMSE: Finding Better Active Learners for Faster Literature Reviews. More... Dec 11: Keynote, Japan: When data miners met optimizers. More... Dec 8: Invited to ESEM'18 PC. Nov 9: Invited Talk, IBM TEC conference. More... Sept 14: Photos from the 2017 Symposium on Search-based SE. More... Sept 11: Elected to steering committee, Symposium Search-based Software Engineering. Sept 7: Now on-line 'Beyond Evolutionary Algorithms' More... Sept 6: Wei Fu presents at FSE'17 'Easy over Hard Deep Learning' More... Sept 6: Vivek Nair presents at FSE'17 'Bad Learners to Find Good Configurations' More... Sept 4: Photos from 'Software Analytics', 2017 More... Sept 2: Now on-line 'Faster Discovery of Faster Configurations' More... Aug 31: LAS'18 grant selected: 'How to Make a Magician' More... Aug 31: LAS'18 grant selected: 'Analytics Science with (In,Ab,De)duction' More... Aug 25: RIOT: a Novel Stochastic Method for Rapidly Configuring Cloud-Based Workflows More... July 26: Shiny new lab space! More... July 24: Not a bad week. 3 papers accepted (with minor revisions) to IST,ASE,EMSE journals July 19: Appointed associate editor, ACM TOSEM July 13: Appointed to editorial board, IEEE Software July 5: Guest lecture, Monash Uni., 'Simpler Analytics' More... June 22: Conference co-chairing for 2018: RE'18(data); FSE'18(artifacts) June 21: Elevated to IEEE Senior Member. Next step, IEEE Fellow? June 21: Journal first paper accepted to FSE'17: 'Are Delayed Issues Harder to Resolve?' More... June 13: Journal paper accepted to TSE: 'Heterogeneous Defect Prediction' More... June 5: New workshop: Frontiers of AI+SE More... June 3: New faculty award from IBM: 40K June 2: Three papers accepted to FSE'17. Well done team! More... May 29: New NSF (medium) award: $900K More... May 24: Gave talk, ICSE'17: Trends and Topics in SE More... May 23: Given inaugural foundational contribution award for MSR More... May 11: RE'17 accepts 'SHORTer reasoning about larger requirements model' More... May 10: NSF agrees to fund our SWAN'17 meeting. More... May 6: Better software analytics via intelligence data rebalancing (SMOTE+DE). More... Apr 20: ASE journal accepts paper (with minor revision): 'Faster Discovery of Faster System Configurations with Spectral Learning' More... Apr 2: Career funding tops $9M More... Mar 27: Video of my London talk, 'Analytics Without SBSE Considered Harmful' More... Mar 24: Journal paper accepted to IST: Minimizing Code Reorganization More... Mar 19: Just won: the inaugural MSR Foundational Contibution Award More... Mar 10: FSE accepts our proposal to run SWAN'17 More... Feb 27: Invited to give keynote, University College, London More... Feb 22: Workshop accepted to HICSS'18: Frontiers of AI and SE Feb 19: New: using bad learners to find good configurations More... Feb 18: New: many models are controlled by a handful of key decisions More... Jan 13: New gift from Lexis Nexis: $60K extension to SElab Jan 10: Invited to speak, NSF PI meeting, Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation, Feb 21, 2017 More... Jan 08: Invited to editorial board, Journal of Software and Systems Dec 20: Journal paper accepted: Discovering API Methods thru Text Mining; Software:Evol+Process with Pandita et al. Dec 10: New tech report: How to Read Less: Better Machine Assisted Reading Methods More... Dec 5: New tech report: Impact of Bad Early Size Predictions on Effort Estimation More... Dec 1: Invited to the program committee of the 2017 Automated Software Engineering conference. More... Nov 26: $75K gift from Lexix Nexis for advanced analytics Nov 22: Journal article published: 'Negative results about Effort Estimation'. More... Nov 17: 3 NSF submissions in one month is more than enough. !! Nov 14: Journal article published: 'Are delayed issues harder to resolve? Revisitingcost-to-fix of defects throughout the lifecycle'. More... Now 13: Gave keynote, International Workshop on Software Analytics More... Oct 30: Invited to the program committee of the Systems and Software Project Line conference, 2017. Oct 27: Most-cited research at NCSU CS, 2 months in a row. More... Oct 26: Invited to MSR'17 program committee More... Oct 19: Two NSF medium proposals submitted. Now crossing all fingers+toes. Oct 12: Appointed co-PC chair for Symposium on Search-Based Software Engineering (SSBSE'17) More... Oct 7: Successfully completed ICSME'16 as co-general chair. More... Sept 20: Paper accepted with minor revisions, EMSE journal, Negative Results about Effort Estimation More... Sept 16: Invited to give keynote, 2nd Int. Workshop on Software Analytics (SWAN 2016) in Nov More... Sept 15: Recommendations for Intelligence Core Reorganization. Sent to IST journal More... Sept 9: Why DE is better than grid search. Sent to IST journal. More... Sept 7: My new book is here. More... Sept 1: I'm now an author of a top 100 most cited/year papers in SE More... Aug26: Breakthrough in multi-objective optimization Sent to TSE More... Aug26: 9000+ SE conference papers clustered. Sent to ICSE'17 More... Aug26: How to fix topic modeling in SE. Sent to ICSE'17 More... Aug24: New gift, $60K, Lexis Nexis, Industrial Text Mining Aug15: New grant, $85K, Learning Analytics Sciences, Data sharing and privacy Aug13: Paper accepted with minor revisions, EMSE journal, Phase Delay and SE More... Jul 28: Invited to program committee ICSE'18 More... Jul 8: New appointment: editorial board Journal of Big Data research More... Jun 22: New appointment: editorial board IET journal More... May 16: Keynote address, Search-based Testing, ICSE'16 More... May 15: Tutorial, ICSE: How not to do SE Data Science More... May 12: New appointment: editorial committee IST journal
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Apr2: New paper, IEEE TSE: Optimizing worker recommendations in crowdsourced testing More...
Feb2: Two journal-first papers accepted to ICSE'20.
Jan10: On walkabout in Western Australia for a month.
Jan 5: New IEEE Software Column '5 Laws of SE for AI' More...
Jan 3: New IEEE TSE paper 'Better data labelling' More...
Dec 20: New EMSE journal paper: 'Analytics from Multiple Projects'
Dec 19: Three of my Ph.D. students graduate: Jianfeng Chen, Amritanshu Agrawali, Rahul Krishna
Dec 15: Accepted to ICSE SEIP'20 'Assessing Practitioner Belief's' More...
Dec 10: New EMSE paper 'DUO=Data mining+optimizing More...
Nov 20: New DoD SBIR funding: Sail-on AI. $70K
Oct 10: New TSE paper 'Improving Vulnerability Inspections' More...
Oct 10: New LAS funding 'Fairness is a choice': $164K
Sept 30: New award: most influential paper award (from ICSM'09): 'On the use of Relevance Feedback in IR-based Concept Location' More...
Sept 30: New NSF grant: AI Workforce Empowerment, $950K
Sept 20: New NSF grant: 'Empirical SE for Computationally Science': $590K
Sept 10: New ESA journal paper 'An Intelligent assistant for finding relevant papers'
Sept 1: New funding from Facebook: Ethical by Design, $50K
Aug 1: New gift from Lexis Nexis: $120K
July 12: New NSF grant $499K, Mega-Transfer
July 12: Invited to editorial board, IST journal