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Publications on Software Testing & Program Analysis

Tutorial

  • Akbar Siami Namin: Effective Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis of Software Engineering Data," International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2012), Zurich, Switzerland, June, 2012.
  • M. Sridharan and A.S. Namin, Bayesian Methods for Data Analysis inSoftware Engineering, 32nd International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2010), Cape Town, South Africa. [Slides] [Paper] [Bib]

Journal

  • James H. Andrews, Lionel C. Briand, Yvan Labiche, Akbar Siami Namin, Using Mutation Analysis for Assessing and Comparing Testing Coverage Criteria, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol. 32, no. 8, pp. 608-624, Aug., 2006. [ Paper][ Bib]

Conference

  • Delbert Bonner and Akbar Siami Namin: An Energy Model for Applications Running on Multicore Systems is accepted for publication in the International Conference on Cloud and Green Computing (CGC)
  • A. Siami Namin, S. Kakarla, "The use of mutation in testing experiment and its sensitivity to external threats", International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis  (ISSTA 2011) July 2011 [Slides] [Paper] [Bib] (to appear)
  • A. Siami Namin, B. Millet, M. Sridharan, "Fast Abstract: Stochastic Model-based Testing for Human-Robot Interaction", 21th International Symposium on Software Relaibility Engineering (ISSRE 2010) November 2010 [Slides] [Paper] [Bib] (to appear)
  • K. Rathod and A. Siami Namin, "Fast Abstract: A Framework for Testing Multithreaded Applications with Interleaving Faults", 21th International Symposium on Software Relaibility Engineering (ISSRE 2010) November 2010 [Slides] [Paper] [Bib] (to appear)
  • M. Sridharan and A. Siami Namin, "Prioritizing Mutation Operators Using Probabilistic Sampling", 21st International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE 2010)November 2010 [ Slides] [Paper] [ Bib]
  • S. Kakarla and A. Siami Namin, "The Influence of Environmental Parameters on Concurrency Fault Exposures − An Explanatory Study", 4th International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM 2010), bolzano-Bozen, Italy, September 2010 [Slides] [Paper] [Bib]
  • A. Siami Namin, J. Andrews, "The Influence of Size and Coverage on Test Suite Effectiveness", International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis (ISSTA 2009), Chicago, USA, July 2009 [Slides] [Paper] [Bib]
  • A. Siami Namin, J. Andrews, D. Murdoch, "Mutation Analysis for Assessing Software Testing Techniques", 30th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2008), Leipzig, Germany, May 2008 [Slides] [Paper] [Bib]
  • A. Siami Namin, J. Andrews, "On Sufficiency of Mutants", Doctoral Symposium being held in conjunction with the 29th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2007), pp. 73-74, Minneapolis, MN, USA, May 2007 [Slides] [Paper] [Bib]

Workshop

  • P. Madiraju and A. Siami Namin, "ParaMu − A Partial and Higher-Order Mutation Tool with Concurrency Operators", the 6th International Workshop on Mutation Analysis (Mutation 2011), in conjunction with the International conference on Software Testing (ICST 2011) [Slides][Paper][Bib](to appear)
  • S. Kakarla, S. Momotaz, and A. Siami Namin, "An Evaluation of Mutation and Data-flow Testing: A Meta-Analysis", the 6th International Workshop on Mutation Analysis (Mutation 2011), in conjunction with the International conference on Software Testing (ICST 2011) [Slides][Paper][Bib](to appear)
  • A. Siami Namin and M. Sridharan, "Position Paper: Bayesian Reasoning for Software Reasoning", International Workshop on Future of Software Engineering (FoSER) in conjunction with the International Conference on Foundation of Software Engineering (FSE 2010) [Slides] [Paper] [Bib]
  • A. Siami Namin, M. Sridharan, P. Tomar, Predicting Multi-Core Performance Using Solaris Containers: A Case Study, Third International Workshop on Multicore Software Engineering (IWMSE 2010) in Conjunction with 32nd International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2010), Cape Town, South Africa. [Slides] [Paper][Bib]
  • A. Siami Namin, J. Andrews, Finding Sufficient Mutation Operators via Variable Reduction, Second Workshop on Mutation Analysis (Mutation 2006) in conjunction with the 17th IEEE International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering ( ISSRE 2006), November, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. [Slides] [Paper][Bib]

Technical Report

  • M. Sridharan and A. Siami Namin, "Probabilistic Model for Effective Mutation Testing", Computer Science Department, Texas Tech University, May 2010. [Report]

Poster

  • A. Siami Namin, J. Andrews, "On Sufficiency of Mutants", Doctoral Symposium being held in conjunction with the 29th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2007), Minneapolis, MN, USA, May 2007. [Poster]

Early Publications on Information Technolgy

  • Journal
    • A. S. Namin, A., Shen, W., Ghenniwa, H. Implementing Enterprise Collaboration Using Web Services and Software Agents, International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organizations: Special issue on Organizing Collaborative Supply Chains and Networks, 2006 − Vol3, No.2 pp. 185 − 201. ISSN (Online): 1741−5225 − ISSN (Print): 1470−9503 [Paper] [Bib]
  • Conference
    • A. S. Namin, A. Wei, R., Shen, W., Ghenniwa, H. An Efficient Trust Model for Multi−Agent Systems, The 10th International Conference on CSCW in Design, CSCWID2006, pp. 659 - 664, May 3-5, Nanjing, China. [Paper] [Bib]
    • A. S. Namin, A. Wei, R., Shen, W., Ghenniwa, H. Applying Secret Sharing Schemes to Service Reputation, The 9th International Conference on CSCW in Design, CSCWID2005, pp. 696 − 703, May, Coventry, UK. [Slides] [Paper] [Bib]
    • A. S. Namin, A., Shen, W., Ghenniwa, H. A Web Services / Agent-Based Model for Inter−Enterprise Collaboration, in Camarinha−Matos, L.M. (Ed.), Emerging Solutions for Future Management Systems, Springer, 2004, pp. 231-240. [Paper] [Bib]
    • A. S. Namin, A.S., Shen, W. Towards Web Services Oriented Agent Based Manufacturing, Proceedings of FAIM 2004, July 12−14, 2004, Toronto, Canada, pp. 632−639. [Paper]
  • Workshop
    • A. S. Namin, A., Wei, R., Shen, W., Ghenniwa, H. An Agent-Based Threshold Payment Model for Metering Web Services, Proceedings of AAMAS’04 Workshop on Services and Agent-Based Engineering, July 19, 2004, New York, NY. [Paper]
  • Technical Report
    • A. S. Namin, W. Shen, "A Service-Oriented Model for Manufacturing System Design", A Technical Report, National Research Council Canada, Integrated Manufacturing Technologies Institute, 116 pages, NRC-IMTI, London, Canada, December 2003