ESEC/FSE 2018
26th ACM Joint European Software Engineering Conference and Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (ESEC/FSE 2018)
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26th ACM Joint European Software Engineering Conference and Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (ESEC/FSE 2018), November 4–9, 2018, Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA

ESEC/FSE 2018 – Advance Table of Contents

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Title Page
Message from the Chairs
Committees
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Research Papers

Data Race Detection on Compressed Traces
Dileep Kini, Umang Mathur, and Mahesh Viswanathan
(Akuna Capital, USA; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)
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Oreo: Detection of Clones in the Twilight Zone
Vaibhav Saini, Farima Farmahinifarahani, Yadong Lu, Pierre Baldi, and Cristina V. Lopes
(University of California at Irvine, USA)
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The Impact of Regular Expression Denial of Service (ReDoS) in Practice: An Empirical Study at the Ecosystem Scale
James C. Davis, Christy A. Coghlan, Francisco Servant, and Dongyoon Lee
(Virginia Tech, USA)
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Adversarial Symbolic Execution for Detecting Concurrency-Related Cache Timing Leaks
Shengjian Guo, Meng Wu, and Chao Wang
(Virginia Tech, USA; University of Southern California, USA)
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Do Android Taint Analysis Tools Keep Their Promises?
Felix Pauck, Eric Bodden, and Heike Wehrheim
(University of Paderborn, Germany)
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An Empirical Study on Crash Recovery Bugs in Large-Scale Distributed Systems
Yu Gao, Wensheng Dou, Feng Qin, Chushu Gao, Dong Wang, Jun Wei, Ruirui Huang, Li Zhou, and Yongming Wu
(Institute of Software at Chinese Academy of Sciences, China; Ohio State University, USA; Alibaba Group, China)
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Detecting Speech Act Types in Developer Question/Answer Conversations during Bug Repair
Andrew Wood, Paige Rodeghero, Ameer Armaly, and Collin McMillan
(University of Notre Dame, USA)
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NAR-Miner: Discovering Negative Association Rules from Code for Bug Detection
Pan Bian, Bin Liang, Wenchang Shi, Jianjun Huang, and Yan Cai
(Renmin University of China, China; Institute of Software at Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
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One Size Does Not Fit All: An Empirical Study of Containerized Continuous Deployment Workflows
Yang Zhang, Bogdan Vasilescu, Huaimin Wang, and Vladimir Filkov
(National University of Defense Technology, China; Carnegie Mellon University, USA; University of California at Davis, USA)
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Syntax-Guided Synthesis of Datalog Programs
Xujie Si, Woosuk Lee, Richard Zhang, Aws Albarghouthi, Paraschos Koutris, and Mayur Naik
(University of Pennsylvania, USA; Hanyang University, South Korea; University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
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Phys: Probabilistic Physical Unit Assignment and Inconsistency Detection
Sayali Kate, John-Paul Ore, Xiangyu Zhang, Sebastian Elbaum, and Zhaogui Xu
(Purdue University, USA; University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA; University on Nebraska-Lincoln, USA; Nanjing University, China)
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Complementing Global and Local Contexts in Representing API Descriptions to Improve API Retrieval Tasks
Thanh Nguyen, Ngoc Tran, Hung Phan, Trong Nguyen, Linh Truong, Anh Tuan Nguyen, Hoan Anh Nguyen, and Tien N. Nguyen
(Iowa State University, USA; University of Texas at Dallas, USA; Axon, USA)
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Feedback-Directed Differential Testing of Interactive Debuggers
Daniel Lehmann and Michael Pradel
(TU Darmstadt, Germany)
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Practical AJAX Race Detection for JavaScript Web Applications
Christoffer Quist Adamsen, Anders Møller, Saba Alimadadi, and Frank Tip
(Aarhus University, Denmark; Northeastern University, USA)
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Singularity: Pattern Fuzzing for Worst Case Complexity
Jiayi Wei, Jia Chen, Yu Feng, Kostas Ferles, and Isil Dillig
(University of Texas at Austin, USA)
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How Should Compilers Explain Problems to Developers?
Titus Barik, Denae Ford, Emerson Murphy-Hill, and Chris Parnin
(Microsoft, USA; North Carolina State University, USA)
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Scalability-First Pointer Analysis with Self-Tuning Context-Sensitivity
Yue Li, Tian Tan, Anders Møller, and Yannis Smaragdakis
(Aarhus University, Denmark; University of Athens, Greece)
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RefiNym: Using Names to Refine Types
Santanu Kumar Dash, Miltiadis Allamanis, and Earl T. Barr
(University College London, UK; Microsoft, UK)
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Darwinian Data Structure Selection
Michail Basios, Lingbo Li, Fan Wu, Leslie Kanthan, and Earl T. Barr
(University College London, UK)
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Winning the App Production Rally
Ehsan Noei, Daniel Alencar Da Costa, and Ying Zou
(Queen's University, Canada)
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FraudDroid: Automated Ad Fraud Detection for Android Apps
Feng Dong, Haoyu Wang, Li Li, Yao Guo, Tegawendé F. Bissyandé, Tianming Liu, Guoai Xu, and Jacques Klein
(Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China; Monash University, Australia; Peking University, China; University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg)
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Model Transformation Languages under a Magnifying Glass: A Controlled Experiment with Xtend, ATL, and QVT
Regina Hebig, Christoph Seidl, Thorsten Berger, John Kook Pedersen, and Andrzej Wąsowski
(Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden; TU Braunschweig, Germany; IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
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Automated Patch Extraction via Syntax- and Semantics-Aware Delta Debugging on Source Code Changes
Masatomo Hashimoto, Akira Mori, and Tomonori Izumida
(Chiba Institute of Technology, Japan; National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan; IIJ Innovation Institute, Japan)
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Concurrency Verification with Maximal Path Causality
Qiuping Yi and Jeff Huang
(Texas A&M University, USA)
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Symbolic Execution with Existential Second-Order Constraints
Sergey Mechtaev, Alberto Griggio, Alessandro Cimatti, and Abhik Roychoudhury
(National University of Singapore, Singapore; Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy)
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Applications of Psychological Science for Actionable Analytics
Di Chen, Wei Fu, Rahul Krishna, and Tim Menzies
(North Carolina State University, USA)
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Deep Learning Type Inference
Vincent J. Hellendoorn, Christian Bird, Earl T. Barr, and Miltos Allamanis
(University of California at Davis, USA; Microsoft, USA; University College London, UK; Microsot Research, UK)
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A Novel Automated Approach for Software Effort Estimation Based on Data Augmentation
Liyan Song, Leandro Minku, and Xin Yao
(Southern University of Science and Technology, China; University of Birmingham, UK)
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Optimizing Test Prioritization via Test Distribution Analysis
Junjie Chen, Yiling Lou, Lingming Zhang, Jianyi Zhou, Xiaoleng Wang, Dan Hao, and Lu Zhang
(Peking University, China; University of Texas at Dallas, USA; Baidu, China)
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Be Careful of When: An Empirical Study on Time-Related Misuse of Issue Tracking Data
Feifei Tu, Jiaxin Zhu, Qimu Zheng, and Minghui Zhou
(Peking University, China; Institute of Software at Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
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AppFlow: Using Machine Learning to Synthesize Robust, Reusable UI Tests
Gang Hu, Linjie Zhu, and Junfeng Yang
(Columbia University, USA)
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Do the Dependency Conflicts in My Project Matter?
Ying Wang, Ming Wen, Zhenwei Liu, Rongxin Wu, Rui Wang, Bo Yang, Hai Yu, Zhiliang Zhu, and Shing-Chi Cheung
(Northeastern University, China; Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China)
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Testing Probabilistic Programming Systems
Saikat Dutta, Owolabi Legunsen, Zixin Huang, and Sasa Misailovic
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)
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Which Generated Test Failures Are Fault Revealing? Prioritizing Failures Based on Inferred Precondition Violations using PAF
Mijung Kim, Shing-Chi Cheung, and Sunghun Kim
(Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China)
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Path-Based Function Embedding and Its Application to Error-Handling Specification Mining
Daniel Defreez, Aditya Thakur, and Cindy Rubio-González
(University of California at Davis, USA)
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Predicting Node Failure in Cloud Service Systems
Qingwei Lin, Ken Hsieh, Yingnong Dang, Hongyu Zhang, Kaixin Sui, Yong Xu, Jian-Guang Lou, Chenggang Li, Youjiang Wu, Randolph Yao, Murali Chintalapati, and Dongmei Zhang
(Microsoft, China; Microsoft, USA; University of Newcastle, Australia; Northeastern University, China)
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Towards a Theory of Software Development Expertise
Sebastian Baltes and Stephan Diehl
(University of Trier, Germany)
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Ecosystem-Level Determinants of Sustained Activity in Open-Source Projects: A Case Study of the PyPI Ecosystem
Marat Valiev, Bogdan Vasilescu, and James Herbsleb
(Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
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Visual Web Test Repair
Andrea Stocco, Rahulkrishna Yandrapally, and Ali Mesbah
(University of British Columbia, Canada)
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Parameterized Model Counting for String and Numeric Constraints
Abdulbaki Aydin, William Eiers, Lucas Bang, Tegan Brennan, Miroslav Gavrilov, Tevfik Bultan, and Fang Yu
(Microsoft, USA; University of California at Santa Barbara, USA; National Chengchi University, Taiwan)
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Improving IR-Based Bug Localization with Context-Aware Query Reformulation
Mohammad Masudur Rahman and Chanchal K. Roy
(University of Saskatchewan, Canada)
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Neural-Augmented Static Analysis of Android Communication
Jinman Zhao, Aws Albarghouthi, Vaibhav Rastogi, Somesh Jha, and Damien Octeau
(University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA; Google, USA)
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Modify, Enhance, Select: Co-Evolution of Combinatorial Models and Test Plans
Rachel Tzoref-Brill and Shahar Maoz
(IBM, Israel; Tel Aviv University, Israel)
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DeepSim: Deep Learning Code Functional Similarity
Gang Zhao and Jeff Huang
(Texas A&M University, USA)
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Using Finite-State Models for Log Differencing
Hen Amar, Lingfeng Bao, Nimrod Busany, David Lo, and Shahar Maoz
(Tel Aviv University, Israel; Zhejiang University, Singapore; Singapore Management University, Singapore)
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Putback-Based Bidirectional Model Transformations
Xiao He and Zhenjiang Hu
(University of Science and Technology Beijing, China; NII, Japan)
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CloudRaid: Hunting Concurrency Bugs in the Cloud via Log-Mining
Jie Lu, Feng Li, Lian Li, and Xiaobing Feng
(Institute of Computing Technology at Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
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How Well Are Regular Expressions Tested in the Wild?
Peipei Wang and Kathryn T. Stolee
(North Carolina State University, USA)
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Detection of Energy Inefficiencies in Android Wear Watch Faces
Hailong Zhang, Haowei Wu, and Atanas Rountev
(Ohio State University, USA)
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Learning to Sample: Exploiting Similarities Across Environments to Learn Performance Models for Configurable Systems
Pooyan Jamshidi, Miguel Velez, Christian Kästner, and Norbert Siegmund
(University of South Carolina, USA; Carnegie Mellon University, USA; Bauhaus-University Weimar, Germany)
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Large-Scale Study of Substitutability in the Presence of Effects
Jackson Maddox, Yuheng Long, and Hridesh Rajan
(Iowa State University, USA; Google, USA)
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Stochastic Energy Optimization for Mobile GPS Applications
Anthony Canino, Yu David Liu, and Hidehiko Masuhara
(SUNY Binghamton, USA; Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
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Testing Multithreaded Programs via Thread Speed Control
Dongjie Chen, Yanyan Jiang, Chang Xu, Xiaoxing Ma, and Jian Lu
(Nanjing University, China)
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Verifying the Long-Run Behavior of Probabilistic System Models in the Presence of Uncertainty
Yamilet R. Serrano Llerena, Marcel Böhme, Marc Brünink, Guoxin Su, and David S. Rosenblum
(National University of Singapore, Singapore; Monash University, Australia; nil, Singapore; University of Wollongong, Australia)
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MemFix: Static Analysis-Based Repair of Memory Deallocation Errors for C
Junhee Lee, Seongjoon Hong, and Hakjoo Oh
(Korea University, South Korea)
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What Makes a Code Change Easier to Review? An Empirical Investigation on Code Change Reviewability
Achyudh Ram, Anand Ashok Sawant, Marco Castelluccio, and Alberto Bacchelli
(Delft University of Technology, Netherlands; Mozilla Foundation, UK; University of Zurich, Switzerland)
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Performance Comprehension at WiredTiger
Alexandra Fedorova, Craig Mustard, Ivan Beschastnikh, Julia Rubin, Augustine Wong, Svetozar Miucin, and Louis Ye
(University of British Columbia, Canada)
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MODE: Automated Neural Network Model Debugging via State Differential Analysis and Input Selection
Shiqing Ma, Yingqi Liu, Wen-Chuan Lee, Xiangyu Zhang, and Ananth Grama
(Purdue University, USA)
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Identifying Impactful Service System Problems via Log Analysis
Shilin He, Qingwei Lin, Jian-Guang Lou, Hongyu Zhang, Michael R. Lyu, and Dongmei Zhang
(Chinese University of Hong Kong, China; Microsoft, China; University of Newcastle, Australia)
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Bug Synthesis: Challenging Bug-Finding Tools with Deep Faults
Subhajit Roy, Awanish Pandey, Brendan Dolan-Gavitt, and Yu Hu
(IIT Kanpur, India; New York University, USA)
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Code Vectors: Understanding Programs Through Embedded Abstracted Symbolic Traces
Jordan Henkel, Shuvendu K. Lahiri, Ben Liblit, and Thomas Reps
(University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA; Microsoft, USA; GrammaTech, USA)
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Gamifying Static Analysis
Lisa Nguyen Quang Do and Eric Bodden
(University of Paderborn, Germany; Fraunhofer IEM, Germany)
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The Case for Experiment-Oriented Computing
Paulo Salem
(Dell EMC, Brazil)
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On the Naturalness of Proofs
Vincent J. Hellendoorn, Amin Alipour, and Premkumar Devanbu
(University of California at Davis, USA; University of Houston, USA)
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Does ACM’s Code of Ethics Change Ethical Decision Making in Software Development?
Andrew McNamara, Justin Smith, and Emerson Murphy-Hill
(North Carolina State University, USA)
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How Are Spreadsheet Templates Used in Practice: A Case Study on Enron
Liang Xu, Wensheng Dou, Jiaxin Zhu, Chushu Gao, Jun Wei, and Tao Huang
(Institute of Software at Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
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DLFuzz: Differential Fuzzing Testing of Deep Learning Systems
Jianmin Guo, Yu Jiang, Yue Zhao, Quan Chen, and Jiangguang Sun
(Tsinghua University, China; Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)
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Towards Data-Driven Vulnerability Prediction for Requirements
Sayem Mohammad Imtiaz and Tanmay Bhowmik
(Mississippi State University, USA)
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Beyond Testing Configurable Systems: Applying Variational Execution to Automatic Program Repair and Higher Order Mutation Testing
Chu-Pan Wong, Jens Meinicke, and Christian Kästner
(Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
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Software Fairness
Yuriy Brun and Alexandra Meliou
(University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA)
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Software Engineering Collaboratories (SEClabs) and Collaboratories as a Service (CaaS)
Elena Sherman and Robert Dyer
(Boise State University, USA; Bowling Green State University, USA)
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Towards Counterexample-Guided k-Induction for Fast Bug Detection
Mikhail Gadelha, Felipe R. Monteiro, Lucas C. Cordeiro, and Denis A. Nicole
(University of Southampton, UK; Federal University of Amazonas, Brazil; University of Manchester, UK)
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Salient-Class Location: Help Developers Understand Code Change in Code Review
Yuan Huang, Nan Jia, Xiangping Chen, Kai Hong, and Zibin Zheng
(Sun Yat-sen University, China; Hebei GEO University, China)
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Towards Quantifying the Development Value of Code
Jinglei Ren, Hezheng Yin, Qingda Hu, Armando Fox, and Wojciech Koszek
(Microsoft, China; University of California at Berkeley, USA; Tsinghua University, China; FreeBSD Project, USA)
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Operationalizing Human Values in Software: A Research Roadmap
Davoud Mougouei, Harsha Perera, Waqar Hussain, Rifat Shams, and Jon Whittle
(Monash University, Australia)
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Tool Demonstrations

Augmenting Stack Overflow with API Usage Patterns Mined from GitHub
Anastasia Reinhardt, Tianyi Zhang, Mihir Mathur, and Miryung Kim
(George Fox University, USA; University of California at Los Angeles, USA)
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BigSift: Automated Debugging of Big Data Analytics in Data-Intensive Scalable Computing
Muhammad Ali Gulzar, Siman Wang, and Miryung Kim
(University of California at Los Angeles, USA; Hunan University, China)
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VT-Revolution: Interactive Programming Tutorials Made Possible
Lingfeng Bao, Zhenchang Xing, Xin Xia, David Lo, and Shanping Li
(Zhejiang University, China; Australian National University, Australia; Monash University, Australia; Singapore Management University, Singapore)
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AlloyInEcore: Embedding of First-Order Relational Logic into Meta-Object Facility for Automated Model Reasoning
Ferhat Erata, Arda Goknil, Ivan Kurtev, and Bedir Tekinerdogan
(UNIT Information Technologies R&D, Turkey; University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg; Altran, Netherlands; Wageningen University and Research, Netherlands)
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PowerStation: Automatically Detecting and Fixing Inefficiencies of Database-Backed Web Applications in IDE
Junwen Yang, Cong Yan, Pranav Subramaniam, Shan Lu, and Alvin Cheung
(University of Chicago, USA; University of Washington, USA)
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Themis: Automatically Testing Software for Discrimination
Rico Angell, Brittany Johnson, Yuriy Brun, and Alexandra Meliou
(University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA)
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A Formal Verification Tool for Ethereum VM Bytecode
Daejun Park, Yi Zhang, Manasvi Saxena, Philip Daian, and Grigore Rosu
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA; Runtime Verification, USA)
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Vista: Web Test Repair using Computer Vision
Andrea Stocco, Rahulkrishna Yandrapally, and Ali Mesbah
(University of British Columbia, Canada)
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FOT: A Versatile, Configurable, Extensible Fuzzing Framework
Hongxu Chen, Yuekang Li, Bihuan Chen, Yinxing Xue, and Yang Liu
(Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; Fudan University, China; University of Science and Technology of China, China)
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ASketch: A Sketching Framework for Alloy
Kaiyuan Wang, Allison Sullivan, Darko Marinov, and Sarfraz Khurshid
(University of Texas at Austin, USA; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)
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INFAR: Insight Extraction from App Reviews
Cuiyun Gao, Jichuan Zeng, David Lo, Chin-Yew Lin, Michael R. Lyu, and Irwin King
(Chinese University of Hong Kong, China; Singapore Management University, Singapore; Microsoft, China)
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EClone: Detect Semantic Clones in Ethereum via Symbolic Transaction Sketch
Han Liu, Zhiqiang Yang, Chao Liu, Yu Jiang, Wenqi Zhao, and Jiaguang Sun
(Tsinghua University, China; Peking University, China; Ant Financial, China)
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DSM: A Specification Mining Tool using Recurrent Neural Network Based Language Model
Tien-Duy B. Le, Lingfeng Bao, and David Lo
(Singapore Management University, Singapore)
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PyDriller: Python Framework for Mining Software Repositories
Davide Spadini, Maurício Aniche, and Alberto Bacchelli
(Delft University of Technology, Netherlands; University of Zurich, Switzerland)
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WarningsGuru: Integrating Statistical Bug Models with Static Analysis to Provide Timely and Specific Bug Warnings
Louis-Philippe Querel and Peter Rigby
(Concordia University, Canada)
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SketchFix: A Tool for Automated Program Repair Approach using Lazy Candidate Generation
Jinru Hua, Mengshi Zhang, Kaiyuan Wang, and Sarfraz Khurshid
(University of Texas at Austin, USA)
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