July 03, 2017
I was invited to be a Journal referee of 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 will be giving 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 of 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.
November 17, 2016
I was invited to give a talk at NII Shonan Meeting entitled "Data-Driven Search-Based Software Engineering" on December 11-14, 2017.
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).