Tao Xie - Selected Publications

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Selected Publications in Major Conferences

12 ICSE papers (+4 SEIP Papers + 3 Education Papers), 9 FSE papers (+ 4 Industry Papers), 5 ISSTA papers, 1 OOPSLA paper, 2 ECOOP papers, 14 ASE papers, 1 VL/HCC paper

1 SIGMETRICS paper, 3 WWW papers, 2 USENIX Security, 1 ASPLOS paper, 2 DSN papers, 1 USENIX ATC paper

ICSE (12)

[ICSE 2016PRADA: Prioritizing Android Devices for Apps by Mining Large-Scale Usage Data
[ICSE 2015] AppContext: Differentiating Malicious and Benign Mobile App Behavior Under Contexts
[ICSE 2012] Inferring Method Specifications from Natural Language API Descriptions
[ICSE 2012] Performance Debugging in the Large via Mining Millions of Stack Traces
[ICSE 2011] Precise Identification of Problems for Structural Test Generation
[ICSE 2010] Mining API Mapping for Language Migration
[ICSE 2010] Is Operator-Based Mutant Selection Superior to Random Mutant Selection?
[ICSE 2009] Mining Exception-Handling Rules as Conditional Association Rules
[ICSE 2009] Locating Need-to-Translate Constant Strings for Software Internationalization
[ICSE 2008] An Approach to Detecting Duplicate Bug Reports using Natural Language and Execution Information
[ICSE 2007]
Automated Inference of Pointcuts in Aspect-Oriented Refactoring
[ICSE 2005] Helping Users Avoid Bugs in GUI Applications

ICSE Software Engineering in Practice (SEIP) Track (4)

[ICSE 2017 SEIPAutomated Test Input Generation for Android: Towards Getting There in an Industrial Case
[ICSE 2017 SEIPTransferring Code-Clone Detection and Analysis to Practice
[ICSE 2014 SEIP] Where Do Developers Log? An Empirical Study on Logging Practices in Industry
[ICSE 2013 SEIP] A Characteristic Study on Failures of Production Distributed Data-Parallel Programs IEEE Software Best Software Engineering in Practice (SEIP) Paper Award

ICSE Education Track (3)

[ICSE 2016 SEETMeasuring Code Behavioral Similarity for Programming and Software Engineering Education
[ICSE 2015 JSEET] Code Hunt: Experience with Coding Contests at Scale
[ICSE 2013 SEE] Teaching and Learning Programming and Software Engineering via Interactive Gaming

FSE (9)

[FSE 2016] Relationship-Aware Code Search for JavaScript Frameworks
[ESEC/FSE 2013] Inferring Project-Specific Bug Patterns for Detecting Sibling Bugs
[FSE 2012] Automated Extraction of Security Policies from Natural-Language Software Documents
[FSE 2012] How Do Software Engineers Understand Code Changes? An Exploratory Study in Industry
[FSE 2012] Automating Presentation Changes in Dynamic Web Applications via Collaborative Hybrid Analysis
[ESEC/FSE 2011] Testing Software In Age Of Data Privacy: A Balancing Act
[FSE 2010]           Locating Need-to-Translate Constant Strings in Web Applications 
[ESEC/FSE 2009] MSeqGen: Object-Oriented Unit-Test Generation via Mining Source Code
[ESEC/FSE 2007] Mining API Patterns as Partial Orders from Source Code: From Usage Scenarios to Specifications 

FSE Industry Track

[ESEC/FSE 2017 IndustryRecord and Replay for Android: Are We There Yet in Industrial Cases?
[ESEC/FSE 2017 Industry] When Program Analysis Meets Mobile Security: An Industrial Study of Misusing Android Internet Sockets
[FSE 2016 Industry] Automated Test Input Generation for Android: Are We Really There Yet in an Industrial Case?
[FSE 2016 Industry] Learning for Test Prioritization: An Industrial Case Study


[ISSTA 2017PerfRanker: Prioritization of Performance Regression Tests for Collection-Intensive Software
[ISSTA 2013] Context-Sensitive Delta Inference for Identifying Workload-Dependent Performance Bottlenecks
[ISSTA 2011] eXpress: Guided Path Exploration for Efficient Regression Test Generation
[ISSTA 2010] OCAT: Object Capture-based Automated Testing
[ISSTA 2009] Time-Aware Test-Case Prioritization using Integer Linear Programming


[OOPSLA 2011] Synthesizing Method Sequences for High-Coverage Testing 


[ECOOP 2009] MAPO: Mining and Recommending API Usage Patterns
[ECOOP 2006] Augmenting Automatically Generated Unit-Test Suites with Regression Oracle Checking

ASE (14)

[ASE 2014 EP] Transferring an Automated Test Generation Tool to Practice: From Pex to Fakes and Code Digger
[ASE 2013] Characteristic Studies of Loop Problems for Structural Test Generation via Symbolic Execution
[ASE 2013 EP] Software Analytics for Incident Management of Online Services: An Experience Report
[ASE 2011] Generating Program Inputs for Database Application Testing
[ASE 2011] Iterative Mining of Resource-Releasing Specifications
[ASE 2010] Automatic Construction of an Effective Training Set for Prioritizing Static Analysis Warnings
[ASE 2009] Inferring Resource Specifications from Natural Language API Documentation Best Paper Award and ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award
[ASE 2009] Alattin: Mining Alternative Patterns for Detecting Neglected Conditions
[ASE 2008] SpotWeb: Detecting Framework Hotspots and Coldspots via Mining Open Source Code on the Web
[ASE 2008] Improving Structural Testing of Object-Oriented Programs via Integrating Evolutionary Testing and Symbolic Execution
[ASE 2007] PARSEWeb: A Programmer Assistant for Reusing Open Source Code on the Web
[ASE 2006] An Empirical Comparison of Automated Generation and Classification Techniques for Object-Oriented Unit Testing
[ASE 2004] Rostra: A Framework for Detecting Redundant Object-Oriented Unit Tests
[ASE 2003] Tool-Assisted Unit Test Selection Based on Operational Violations

VL/HCC (1)

[VL/HCC 2013] A Comprehensive Field Study of End-User Programming on Mobile Devices


[SIGMETRICS 2008] XEngine: A Fast and Scalable XACML Policy Evaluation Engine

WWW (3)

[WWW 2015] Measurement and Analysis of Mobile Web Cache Performance
[WWW 2013] Inferring Dependency Constraints on Parameters for Web Services
[WWW 2007] A Fault Model and Mutation Testing of Access Control Policies

USENIX Security (2)

[USENIX Security 2013] WHYPER: Towards Automating Risk Assessment of Mobile Applications
[USENIX Security 2013] MetaSymploit: Day-One Defense Against Script-based Attacks with Security-Enhanced Symbolic Analysis


[ASPLOS 2014] Comprehending Performance from Real-World Execution Traces: A Device-Driver Case

DSN (2)

[DSN 2014] Mining Historical Issue Repositories to Heal Large-Scale Online Service Systems
DSN 2009] Fitness-Guided PathExploration in Dynamic Symbolic Execution


[USENIX ATC 2015] Log2: A Cost-Aware Logging Mechanism for Performance Diagnosis

Selected Publications of Current/Past Students from the ASE Group

Past Students