May 10, 2021
I am thrilled to announce that I have been promoted to Senior Lecturer (Level-C, equivalent to U.S. Associate Professor).
May 09, 2021
Our paper on "Predicting Ambulance Patient Wait Times: A Multicenter Derivation and Validation Study" has been accepted at Annals of Emergency Medicine (Impact Factor=5.799).
April 30, 2021
Our paper on "SQAPlanner: Generating Data-Informed Software Quality Improvement Plans" has been accepted at IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE). (Impact Factor=6.1)
April 30, 2021
Our paper on "The Impact of Data Merging on the Interpretation of Cross-Project Just-In-Time Defect Models" has been accepted at IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE). (Impact Factor=6.1)
February 26, 2021
Our paper on "JITLine: A Simpler, Better, Faster, Finer-grained Just-In-Time Defect Prediction" has been accepted at the International Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR 2021) with an acceptance rate of 34.3% (48/140). Congratulations Chanathip!
February 26, 2021
Our paper on "Practitioners Perceptions of the Goals and Visual Explanations of Defect Prediction Models" has been accepted at the International Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR 2021) with an acceptance rate of 34.3% (48/140). Congratulations Jirayus!
January 01, 2021
Our paper on Assessing the Students Understanding and their Mistakes in Code Review Checklists--An Experience Report of 1,791 Code Review Checklist Questions from 394 Students" has been accepted at the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE-JSEET 2021) with an acceptance rate of 33% (31/93).
January 01, 2021
I am thrilled to announce that I will start my new role as Monash Software Engineering Group Lead. Very exciting time to bring Monash SE to the next level.
August 20, 2020
I was invited to be a Social Media Co-Chair for ASE2021 and ICSE2023.
November 21, 2020
In 2021, I am serving a PC member for ICSE 2022, ASE 2021, and MSR 2021. Please consider submit papers to these venues.
September 07, 2020
Our paper on "Predicting Defective Lines Using a Model-Agnostic Technique" has been accepted at IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE). This is one of the first paper that explores Line-Level Defect Prediction.
August 20, 2020
I was invited to be a Review Board member of the IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE), Impact Factor=6.11. Looking forward to provide constructive feedback to TSE submissions on time.
August 05, 2020
Our paper on "Workload-Aware Reviewer Recommendation using a Multi-Objective Search-based Approach" has been accepted at the International Conference on Predictive Modelling in Software Engineering (PROMISE 2020), Sacramento, California, United States. This paper is in collaboration with Dr Patanamon (Pick) Thongtanunam from the University of Melbourne and A/Prof Hoa Khanh Dam from the University of Wollongong.
July 04, 2020
Our paper on "JITBot: An Explainable Just-In-Time Defect Prediction Bot" has been accepted at the Tool Demo Track of the International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE 2020), Melbourne, Australia. This paper is in collaboration with Mahidol University (Thailand).
June 05, 2020
Our paper on "The Impact of Automated Feature Selection Techniques on the Interpretation of Defect Models" co-authored with Jirayus Jiarpakdee, and Christoph Treude has been accepted at Journal of Empirical Software Engineering (EMSE).
March 13, 2020
Our paper on "An Empirical Study of Model-Agnostics Techniques for Defect Prediction Models" co-authored with Jirayus Jiarpakdee, Hoa Dam, and John Grundy has been accepted at IEEE Transctions on Software Engineering (TSE). This is one of the first paper that explores Explainable AI in Software Engineering. Congratulations Jirayus!
February 06, 2020
I was invited to give a tutorial on "Software Analytics in Action" at the 2020 Australian Computer Science Week.
January 01, 2020
In 2020, I am serving a PC member for SANER 2020 ERA Track, MSR 2020 - Main Track, Registered Report, ICSME 2020 Main Track, ASE 2020 Main Track, FSE 2020 Main Track, ICSE 2021 Main Track, and co-organizing ICSME 2020 Artificat Tracks+ROSE and ASE 2020 Late Bracking Results. Please consider submit papers to these venues.
November 15, 2019
I received an Australia Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (ARC DECRA, $392,000, 2020-2022) with an acceptance rate of 16% (200/1,248) to work on the Practical and Explainable Analytics to Prevent Future Software Defects project.
October 26, 2019
I was invited to be a program committee member of ICSE 2021 Technical Track.
September 21, 2019
I was invited to be a program committee member of ESEC/FSE 2020 Technical Track.
September 17, 2019
I was awarded a FIT Early Career Researcher Seed Grant to support my new research topic.
September 05, 2019
I was invited to be a program committee member of MSR 2020 Technical Track.
August 05, 2019
I was invited to be a program committee member of SANER 2020 ERA Track.
August 05, 2019
I was invited to be an Organising Committee for ASE 2020 and a Co-Chair of ASE Late Breaking Results with Kevin Lee.
July 12, 2019
I was invited to be a Co-Editor of an EMSE Special Issue on "SE in the age of AI" with Prof Tim Menzies, and A/Prof Burak Turhan. Paper is due 15 October 2019.
July 23, 2019
I was invited to be a Co-Chair of ROSE Festival at ICSME 2020 with A/Prof Jens Dietrich.
June 21, 2019
I was invited to be a program committee member of ASE 2019 Tool Demo Track.
June 06, 2019
I was giving an invited talk on "Explainable Artificial Intelligence to Predict Future Software Defects" at Chulalongkorn University and Mahidol University.
May 26, 2019
I was giving a tutorial on "Software Analytics in Action: A Hands-on Tutorial on Analyzing and Modelling Software Data" at MSR 2019 Education Track, Montreal, Canada.
May 08, 2019
I was invited to give an invited talk on "Using AI to Predict Defects, So What?: Towards an Explainable AI (XAI) in Software Engineering" at the Software Engineering for Machine Learning Applications (SEMLA) International Symposium.
January 01, 2019
I am super excited to announce that I will join a lecturer in Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University, Australia.
December 12, 2018
Our paper on "Mining Software Defects: Should We Consider Affected Releases" co-authored with Suraj Yatish, Jirayus Jiarpakdee, and Pick has been accepted at the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2019), Montreal, Canada with an acceptance rate of 21% (109/529)!
October 15, 2018
My paper on The Impact of Class Rebalancing Techniques on the Performance and Interpretation of Defect Prediction Models has been accepted at IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE)!
October 08, 2018
According to Google Scholar, my work on automated parameter optimization for defect prediction models is the 3rd highly-cited ICSE 2016 paper.
September 26, 2018
I was invited to be a member of the Open Science Board of Empirical Software Engineering Journal (ERA A).
September 11, 2018
I was invited to be a program committee of the ROSE (Recognizing and Rewarding Open Science in Software Engineering) for ESEC/FSE 2018.
August 27, 2018
I was invited to be a journal referee for Journal of Software Testing, Verification and Reliability (STVR) (Impact Factor: 1.556).
July 30, 2018
I was invited to be a program committee member for the Early Research Achievements (ERA) Track of the International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering (SANER 2019).
July 08, 2018
I was invited to give a seminar talk at the University of Wollongong, hosted by Dr. Hoa Dam during 8-15 July 2018.
July 03, 2018
I was invited to give a seminar talk at the University of Melbourne.
June 08, 2018
I was invited to be a journal referee for Journal of Software: Evolution and Process (Impact Factor: 1.033).
June 06, 2018
Super congrats to Jirayus Jiarpakdee (my first Ph.D. student) on his first accepted paper titled "AutoSpearman: Automatically Mitigating Correlated Software Metrics for Interpreting Defect Models" has been accepted at the the 34rd IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME 2018) with an acceptance rate of 26% (37+8/174).
June 05, 2018
I was invited to be a program committee member for Research Track of the International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering (SANER 2019).
June 01, 2018
My paper on "The Impact of IR-based Classifier Configuration on the Performance and the Effort of Method-Level Bug Localization" has been accepted at the Elsevier Journal of Information and Software Technology (IST), Impact Factor: 2.694!
May 08, 2018
I was invited to be a program committee member for Research Track of the International Conference on Predictive Models and Data Analytics in Software Engineering (PROMISE 2018).
May 07, 2018
I was invited to be a publicity co-chair of the 9th IEEE International Workshop on Empirical Software Engineering in Practice (IWESEP 2018).
February 07, 2018
I was invited to be a program committee member for Research Track of the 34rd IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME 2018).
January 24, 2018
My paper on An Experience Report on Defect Modelling in Practice: Pitfalls and Challenges has been accepted at International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE): SEIP Track, with an acceptance rate of 24% (31/131)!
January 16, 2018
My paper on The Impact of Automated Parameter Optimization on Defect Prediction Models has been accepted at IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE)!
December 26, 2017
Our EMSE paper on Studying the Dialogue Between Users and Developers of Free Apps in the Google Play Store" is invited to present at ICSE 2018, Gothenburg, Sweden.
November 15, 2017
I was invited to be a journal referee for Elsevier Journal of Neurocomputing (Impact Factor: 3.317).
November 03, 2017
I was invited to be a program committee for Tool Track of the The International Conference on Program Comprehension (ICPC) 2018.
October 07, 2017
I was invited to be a journal referee for Elsevier Journal of Computers & Electrical Engineering (Impact Factor: 1.57).
September 26, 2017
I was invited to be a program committee for Data Showcase Track of the International Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR) 2018.
September 03, 2017
I was invited to be a journal referee for Elsevier Journal of Systems and Software (JSS) (Impact Factor: 2.444).
July 03, 2017
I was invited to be a journal referee for IEEE Access (Impact Factor: 3.244).
June 23, 2017
Our paper on Studying the Dialogue Between Users and Developers of Free Apps in the Google Play Store" has been accepted at International Journal of Empirical Software Engineering! (Impact Factor 2016: 3.275)
June 06, 2017
I gave a talk on "Using HPC Resources to Improve the Experimental Design of Software Quality Analytics" at HPCS 2017, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
May 19, 2017
I attended MSR and ICSE 2017, Buenos Aires, Argentina during 20 - 27 May 2017.
March 21, 2017
I was invited to be a Jounal referee for Applied Soft Computing (Impact Factor: 2.857).
March 16, 2017
I won the Best Ph.D. Student Award 2017 from Nara Insitute of Science and Technology, Japan. The award is to recognize PhD students who achieved signicant research results: quantity and quality of publications, and community service.
November 30, 2016
I was invited to be a program committee member for Research Track of the 33rd IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME 2017).
November 26, 2016
My Journal-First TSE paper on An Empirical Comparison of Model Validation Techniques for Defect Prediction Models is invited to present at ICSE 2017, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
September 05, 2016
A copy of my PhD thesis on Towards a better understanding of the impact of experimental components on defect prediction models is now available online.
August 25, 2016
I was invited to be a Web Co-Chair for International Workshop on Empirical Software Engineering in Practice (IWESEP 2017).
August 22, 2016
One paper on A Study of Redundant Metrics in Defect Prediction Datasets has been accepted at the International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE 2016).
July 03, 2016
I was invited to be a program committee member for Tool Track of The International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering (SANER 2017).
June 01, 2016
My paper on An Empirical Comparison of Model Validation Techniques for Defect Prediction Models has been accepted at IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE)!
May 01, 2016
I was awarded a research grant of the Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows (No. 16J03360) by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan for 1.3 million yens ($12,000 USD).
April 04, 2016
My paper on Comments on "Researcher Bias: The Use of Machine Learning in Software Defect Prediction" has been accepted at IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE)!
April 01, 2016
I started a new position as a Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (DC2) from April 2016 - March 2018.
March 16, 2016
I attended SANER 2016, Osaka, Japan during 13 - 18 March 2016.
January 23, 2016
My paper on "Towards a Better Understanding of the Impact of Experimental Components on Defect Prediction Modelling" accepted to ICSE 2016 Doctoral Symposium.
January 19, 2016
Giving an invited talk on "Automated Parameter Optimization of Classification Techniques for Defect Prediction Models" at McGill University, Canada.
January 15, 2016
Giving an invited talk on "Automated Parameter Optimization of Classification Techniques for Defect Prediction Models" at École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada.
January 11, 2016
I was invited to visit McGill University for 2 weeks hosted by Prof. Shane McIntosh.
December 15, 2015
My paper on "Automated Parameter Optimization of Classification Techniques for Defect Prediction Models" accepted to ICSE 2016 with an acceptance rate of 19% (101/530).
December 15, 2015
My ICSE 2015 paper on "The Impact of Mislabelling on the Performance and Interpretation of Defect Prediction Models" won the Outstanding Paper Award for Young C&C Researchers!
November 23, 2015
Giving an invited talk on "Automated Parameter Optimization of Classification Techniques for Defect Prediction Models" at CREST, London, UK.
October 16, 2015
I was awarded the JSPS Research Fellowship for Young Scientist 2016! with an acceptance rate of 20% (148/738)
May 23, 2015
To present my paper at ICSE 2015, Florence, Italy on the topic of "The Impact of Mislabelling on the Performance and Interpretation of Defect Prediction Models".
May 01, 2015
I was invited to be a program committee member for Tool Track of The International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering (SANER 2016).
December 15, 2014
My paper on "The Impact of Mislabelling on the Performance and Interpretation of Defect Prediction Models" accepted to ICSE 2015 with an acceptance rate of 18.5% (84/452).