ISSTA 2012
2012 International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis (ISSTA)
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2012 International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis (ISSTA), July 15–20, 2012, Minneapolis, MN, USA

ISSTA 2012 – Proceedings

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Dynamic Analysis

RefaFlex: Safer Refactorings for Reflective Java Programs
Andreas Thies and Eric Bodden
(Fernunversität in Hagen, Germany; TU Darmstadt, Germany)
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THeME: A System for Testing by Hardware Monitoring Events
Kristen Walcott-Justice, Jason Mars, and Mary Lou Soffa
(University of Virginia, USA)
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Multi-slicing: A Compiler-Supported Parallel Approach to Data Dependence Profiling
Hongtao Yu and Zhiyuan Li
(Purdue University, USA)
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Web Applications

Remedying the Eval that Men Do
Simon Holm Jensen, Peter A. Jonsson, and Anders Møller
(Aarhus University, Denmark)
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State Aware Test Case Regeneration for Improving Web Application Test Suite Coverage and Fault Detection
Nadia Alshahwan and Mark Harman
(University College London, UK)
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ViewPoints: Differential String Analysis for Discovering Client- and Server-Side Input Validation Inconsistencies
Muath Alkhalaf, Shauvik Roy Choudhary, Mattia Fazzini, Tevfik Bultan, Alessandro Orso, and Christopher Kruegel
(UC Santa Barbara, USA; Georgia Tech, USA)
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Test Generation

Search-Based System Testing: High Coverage, No False Alarms
Florian Gross, Gordon Fraser, and Andreas Zeller
(Saarland University, Germany)
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Swarm Testing
Alex Groce, Chaoqiang Zhang, Eric Eide, Yang Chen, and John Regehr
(Oregon State University, USA; University of Utah, USA)
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Compositional Load Test Generation for Software Pipelines
Pingyu Zhang, Sebastian Elbaum, and Matthew B. Dwyer
(University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA)
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Combining Model-Based and Combinatorial Testing for Effective Test Case Generation
Cu D. Nguyen, Alessandro Marchetto, and Paolo Tonella
(Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy)
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A First Step Towards Algorithm Plagiarism Detection
Fangfang Zhang, Yoon-Chan Jhi, Dinghao Wu, Peng Liu, and Sencun Zhu
(Pennsylvania State University, USA; Samsung, South Korea)
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A Quantitative Study of Accuracy in System Call-Based Malware Detection
Davide Canali, Andrea Lanzi, Davide Balzarotti, Christopher Kruegel, Mihai Christodorescu, and Engin Kirda
(EURECOM, France; UC Santa Barbara, USA; IBM Research, USA; Northeastern University, USA)
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Undangle: Early Detection of Dangling Pointers in Use-After-Free and Double-Free Vulnerabilities
Juan Caballero, Gustavo Grieco, Mark Marron, and Antonio Nappa
(IMDEA Software Institute, Spain)
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Symbolic Execution

Memoized Symbolic Execution
Guowei Yang, Corina S. Păsăreanu, and Sarfraz Khurshid
(University of Texas at Austin, USA; CMU, USA; NASA Ames Research Center, USA)
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Abstracting Path Conditions
Jan Strejček and Marek Trtík
(Masaryk University, Czech Republic)
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Probabilistic Symbolic Execution
Jaco Geldenhuys, Matthew B. Dwyer, and Willem Visser
(Stellenbosch University, South Africa; University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA)
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Empirical Studies

A Human Study of Patch Maintainability
Zachary P. Fry, Bryan Landau, and Westley Weimer
(University of Virginia, USA)
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Understanding User Understanding: Determining Correctness of Generated Program Invariants
Matt Staats, Shin Hong, Moonzoo Kim, and Gregg Rothermel
(KAIST, South Korea; University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA)
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Empirical Investigation of Search Algorithms for Environment Model-Based Testing of Real-Time Embedded Software
Muhammad Zohaib Iqbal, Andrea Arcuri, and Lionel Briand
(Simula Research Laboratory, Norway; University of Oslo, Norway; University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg)
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Testing Concurrent Programs to Achieve High Synchronization Coverage
Shin Hong, Jaemin Ahn, Sangmin Park, Moonzoo Kim, and Mary Jean Harrold
(KAIST, South Korea; Georgia Tech, USA)
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CARISMA: a Context-sensitive Approach to Race-condition sample-Instance Selection for Multithreaded Applications
Ke Zhai, Boni Xu, W. K. Chan, and T. H. Tse
(University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
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Cooperative Types for Controlling Thread Interference in Java
Jaeheon Yi, Tim Disney, Stephen N. Freund, and Cormac Flanagan
(UC Santa Cruz, USA; Williams College, USA)
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Finding Errors in Multithreaded GUI Applications
Sai Zhang, Hao Lü, and Michael D. Ernst
(University of Washington, USA)
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Static Analysis

Static Memory Leak Detection Using Full-Sparse Value-Flow Analysis
Yulei Sui, Ding Ye, and Jingling Xue
(UNSW, Australia)
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Static Detection of Brittle Parameter Typing
Michael Pradel, Severin Heiniger, and Thomas R. Gross
(ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
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Measuring Enforcement Windows with Symbolic Trace Interpretation: What Well-Behaved Programs Say
Devin Coughlin, Bor-Yuh Evan Chang, Amer Diwan, and Jeremy G. Siek
(University of Colorado at Boulder, USA; Google, USA)
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Bug Detection and Diagnosis

Detecting Inconsistencies via Universal Reachability Analysis
Aaron Tomb and Cormac Flanagan
(Galois, USA; UC Santa Cruz, USA)
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Residual Investigation: Predictive and Precise Bug Detection
Kaituo Li, Christoph Reichenbach, Christoph Csallner, and Yannis Smaragdakis
(University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA; University of Texas at Arlington, USA; University of Athens, Greece)
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Isolating Failure Causes through Test Case Generation
Jeremias Rößler, Gordon Fraser, Andreas Zeller, and Alessandro Orso
(Saarland University, Germany; Georgia Tech, USA)
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Regression Testing

Efficient Regression Testing of Ontology-Driven Systems
Mijung Kim, Jake Cobb, Mary Jean Harrold, Tahsin Kurc, Alessandro Orso, Joel Saltz, Andrew Post, Kunal Malhotra, and Shamkant B. Navathe
(Georgia Tech, USA; Emory University, USA)
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Regression Mutation Testing
Lingming Zhang, Darko Marinov, Lu Zhang, and Sarfraz Khurshid
(University of Texas at Austin, USA; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA; Peking University, China)
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