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24th ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (FSE 2016)

24th ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (FSE 2016), November 13–18, 2016, Seattle, WA, USA

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Message from the Chairs
08:30 – 09:00, Emerald Ballroom, Chairs: Thomas Zimmermann, Jane Cleland-Huang, Zhendong Su
Message from the Chairs
Thomas Zimmermann, Jane Cleland-Huang, and Zhendong Su
(Microsoft Research, USA; University of Notre Dame, USA; University of California at Davis, USA)
"Womenomics" and Gender-Inclusive Software: What Software Engineers Need to Know (Invited Talk)
09:00 – 10:00, Emerald Ballroom
"Womenomics" and Gender-Inclusive Software: What Software Engineers Need to Know (Invited Talk)
(Oregon State University, USA)
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Visions 1 (Visions and Reflections)
10:00 – 10:30, Emerald Ballroom, Chair: Darko Marinov
Sustainable Software Design
(McGill University, Canada)
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Designing for Dystopia: Software Engineering Research for the Post-apocalypse
(North Carolina State University, USA)
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Disrupting Developer Productivity One Bot at a Time
(University of Victoria, Canada)
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10:30 – 11:00, Foyer 3rd/4th Floor
Session 1: Specification (Research Papers)
11:00 – 12:30, Emerald 1, Chair: Mike Whalen
Titanium: Efficient Analysis of Evolving Alloy Specifications
(University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA; University of California at Irvine, USA)
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Mining Performance Specifications
Marc Brünink and David S. Rosenblum
(National University of Singapore, Singapore)
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Designing Minimal Effective Normative Systems with the Help of Lightweight Formal Methods
Jianye Hao, Eunsuk Kang, Jun Sun, and Daniel Jackson
(Tianjin University, China; University of California at Berkeley, USA; Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
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Proteus: Computing Disjunctive Loop Summary via Path Dependency Analysis
Xiaofei Xie, Bihuan Chen, Yang Liu, Wei Le, and Xiaohong Li
(Tianjin University, China; Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; Iowa State University, USA)
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NonDex: A Tool for Detecting and Debugging Wrong Assumptions on Java API Specifications
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)
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Session 2: HCI and Process (Research Papers)
11:00 – 12:30, Emerald 2, Chair: Peri Tarr
A Cross-Tool Communication Study on Program Analysis Tool Notifications
Brittany Johnson, Rahul Pandita, Justin Smith, Denae Ford, Sarah Elder, Emerson Murphy-Hill, Sarah Heckman, and Caitlin Sadowski
(North Carolina State University, USA; Google, USA)
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Factors Influencing Code Review Processes in Industry
Tobias Baum, Olga Liskin, Kai Niklas, and Kurt Schneider
(Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany)
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Foraging and Navigations, Fundamentally: Developers' Predictions of Value and Cost
David Piorkowski, Austin Z. Henley, Tahmid Nabi, Scott D. Fleming, Christopher Scaffidi, and Margaret Burnett
(Oregon State University, USA; University of Memphis, USA)
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How to Break an API: Cost Negotiation and Community Values in Three Software Ecosystems
Christopher Bogart, Christian Kästner, James Herbsleb, and Ferdian Thung
(Carnegie Mellon University, USA; Singapore Management University, Singapore)
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TIPMerge: Recommending Developers for Merging Branches
Catarina Costa, Jair Figueiredo, Anita Sarma, and Leonardo Murta
(Federal University of Acre, Brazil; Federal Fluminense University, Brazil; Oregon State University, USA)
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Session 3: Bug Detection and Debugging (Research Papers)
11:00 – 12:30, Emerald 3, Chair: Tingting Yu
Python Predictive Analysis for Bug Detection
Zhaogui Xu, Peng Liu, Xiangyu Zhang, and Baowen Xu
(Nanjing University, China; Purdue University, USA)
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Crash Consistency Validation Made Easy
Yanyan Jiang, Haicheng Chen, Feng Qin, Chang Xu, Xiaoxing Ma, and Jian Lu
(Nanjing University, China; Ohio State University, USA)
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Discovering Bug Patterns in JavaScript
Quinn Hanam, Fernando S. de M. Brito, and Ali Mesbah
(University of British Columbia, Canada; Federal University of Paraíba, Brazil)
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Effort-Aware Just-in-Time Defect Prediction: Simple Unsupervised Models Could Be Better Than Supervised Models
Yibiao Yang, Yuming Zhou, Jinping Liu, Yangyang Zhao, Hongmin Lu, Lei Xu, Baowen Xu, and Hareton Leung
(Nanjing University, China; Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China)
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Time-Travel Debugging for JavaScript/Node.js
Earl T. Barr, Mark Marron, Ed Maurer, Dan Moseley, and Gaurav Seth
(University College London, UK; Microsoft Research, USA; Microsoft, USA)
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12:30 – 14:00, Seattle Ballroom
Session 4: Security and Privacy (Research Papers)
14:00 – 15:30, Emerald 1, Chair: Diomidis Spinellis
Detecting Sensitive Data Disclosure via Bi-directional Text Correlation Analysis
Jianjun Huang, Xiangyu Zhang, and Lin Tan
(Purdue University, USA; University of Waterloo, Canada)
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Multi-representational Security Analysis
(University of California at Berkeley, USA; Microsoft, USA; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
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String Analysis for Side Channels with Segmented Oracles
(University of California at Santa Barbara, USA; Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley, USA; NASA Ames Research Center, USA)
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WebRanz: Web Page Randomization for Better Advertisement Delivery and Web-Bot Prevention
Weihang Wang, Yunhui Zheng, Xinyu Xing, Yonghwi Kwon, Xiangyu Zhang, and Patrick Eugster
(Purdue University, USA; IBM Research, USA; Pennsylvania State University, USA; TU Darmstadt, Germany)
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Session 5: Adaptation and Change (Research Papers)
14:00 – 15:30, Emerald 2, Chair: Harald Gall
A Discrete-Time Feedback Controller for Containerized Cloud Applications
Luciano Baresi, Sam Guinea, Alberto Leva, and Giovanni Quattrocchi
(Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
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Keep It SIMPLEX: Satisfying Multiple Goals with Guarantees in Control-Based Self-Adaptive Systems
(Linnaeus University, Sweden; KU Leuven, Belgium)
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Automated Change Impact Analysis between SysML Models of Requirements and Design
Shiva Nejati, Mehrdad Sabetzadeh, Chetan Arora, Lionel C. Briand, and Felix Mandoux
(University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg; Delphi Automotive Systems, Luxembourg)
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Inner Source in Platform-Based Product Engineering (J1-TSE)
Dirk Riehle, Maximilian Capraro, Detlef Kips, and Lars Horn
(University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany)
PUMConf: A Tool to Configure Product Specific Use Case and Domain Models in a Product Line
Ines Hajri, Arda Goknil, Lionel C. Briand, and Thierry Stephany
(University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg; IEE, Luxembourg)
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Session 6: API Mining and Usage (Research Papers)
14:00 – 15:30, Emerald 3, Chair: Tao Xie
Parameter-Free Probabilistic API Mining across GitHub
(University of Edinburgh, UK)
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API Deprecation: A Retrospective Analysis and Detection Method for Code Examples on the Web
Jing Zhou and Robert J. Walker
(University of Calgary, Canada)
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When Should Internal Interfaces Be Promoted to Public?
(Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil; Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil; University of Chile, Chile; University of Lille, France)
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POLLUX: Safely Upgrading Dependent Application Libraries
Sukrit Kalra, Ayush Goel, Dhriti Khanna, Mohan Dhawan, Subodh Sharma, and Rahul Purandare
(IIIT Delhi, India; IBM Research, India; IIT Delhi, India)
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T2API: Synthesizing API Code Usage Templates from English Texts with Statistical Translation
Thanh Nguyen, Peter C. Rigby, Anh Tuan Nguyen, Mark Karanfil, and Tien N. Nguyen
(Iowa State University, USA; Concordia University, Canada; University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
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Student Research Competition
15:30 – 16:30, Foyer 3rd/4th Floor
Effective Assignment and Assistance to Software Developers and Reviewers
Motahareh Bahrami Zanjani
(Wichita State University, USA)
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RABIEF: Range Analysis Based Integer Error Fixing
(Tsinghua University, China)
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Fine-Grained Binary Code Authorship Identification
(University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
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Identifying Participants for Collaborative Merge
Catarina Costa
(Federal Fluminense University, Brazil)
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Cozy: Synthesizing Collection Data Structures
(University of Washington, USA)
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Constraint-Based Event Trace Reduction
Jie Wang
(University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
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Automatic Trigger Generation for End User Written Rules for Home Automation
(University of Washington, USA)
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Hotspot Symbolic Execution of Floating-Point Programs
Minghui Quan
(National University of Defense Technology, China)
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Evaluation of Fault Localization Techniques
Spencer Pearson
(University of Washington, USA)
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How Should Static Analysis Tools Explain Anomalies to Developers?
(North Carolina State University, USA)
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Repairing Test Dependence
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)
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Combining Bug Detection and Test Case Generation
(University of Washington, USA)
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SmartDebug: An Interactive Debug Assistant for Java
Xinrui Guo
(Tsinghua University, China)
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Static Loop Analysis and Its Applications
Xie Xiaofei
(Tianjin University, China)
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Social Health Cues Developers Use when Choosing Open Source Packages
(University of California at Berkeley, USA)
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Finding and Breaking Test Dependencies to Speed Up Test Execution
Sebastian Kappler
(Saarland University, Germany)
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Automatic Performance Testing using Input-Sensitive Profiling
Qi Luo
(College of William and Mary, USA)
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Enforcing Correct Array Indexes with a Type System
Joseph Santino
(University of Washington, USA)
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Discovering Additional Violations of Java API Invariants
Waylon Huang
(University of Washington, USA)
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Preventing Signedness Errors in Numerical Computations in Java
Christopher A. Mackie
(University of Washington, USA)
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Bounded Model Checking of State-Space Digital Systems: The Impact of Finite Word-Length Effects on the Implementation of Fixed-Point Digital Controllers Based on State-Space Modeling
Felipe R. Monteiro
(Federal University of Amazonas, Brazil)
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Atlas: An Intelligent, Performant Framework for Web-Based Grid Computing
Sachith Gullapalli
(Yale University, USA)
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15:30 – 16:30, Foyer 3rd/4th Floor
Session 7: Verification (Research Papers)
16:30 – 18:00, Emerald 1, Chair: Abhik Roychoudhury
Extracting Instruction Semantics via Symbolic Execution of Code Generators
Niranjan Hasabnis and R. Sekar
(Intel, USA; Stony Brook University, USA)
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Efficient Generation of Inductive Validity Cores for Safety Properties
(University of Minnesota, USA; Rockwell Collins, USA)
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Correctness Witnesses: Exchanging Verification Results between Verifiers
(LMU Munich, Germany; University of Passau, Germany; University of Freiburg, Germany)
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SMT-Based Verification of Parameterized Systems
Arie Gurfinkel, Sharon Shoham, and Yuri Meshman
(Software Engineering Institute, USA; University of Waterloo, Canada; Tel Aviv University, Israel; Technion, Israel)
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JBSE: A Symbolic Executor for Java Programs with Complex Heap Inputs
Pietro Braione, Giovanni Denaro, and Mauro Pezzè
(University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy; University of Lugano, Switzerland)
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Session 8: Requirements and Models (Research Papers)
16:30 – 18:00, Emerald 2, Chair: Jo Atlee
On-the-Fly Decomposition of Specifications in Software Model Checking
Sven Apel, Dirk Beyer, Vitaly Mordan, Vadim Mutilin, and Andreas Stahlbauer
(University of Passau, Germany; LMU Munich, Germany; Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)
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On Well-Separation of GR(1) Specifications
(Tel Aviv University, Israel)
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Lightweight Specification and Analysis of Dynamic Systems with Rich Configurations
(INESC TEC, Portugal; University of Minho, Portugal; University of Toulouse, France; ONERA, France; TU Munich, Germany)
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Gray Links in the Use of Requirements Traceability
Nan Niu, Wentao Wang, and Arushi Gupta
(University of Cincinnati, USA)
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Session 9: Android (Research Papers)
16:30 – 18:00, Emerald 3, Chair: Lingxiao Jiang
Understanding and Detecting Wake Lock Misuses for Android Applications
Yepang Liu, Chang Xu, Shing-Chi Cheung, and Valerio Terragni
(Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China; Nanjing University, China)
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DiagDroid: Android Performance Diagnosis via Anatomizing Asynchronous Executions
Yu Kang, Yangfan Zhou, Hui Xu, and Michael R. Lyu
(Chinese University of Hong Kong, China; Fudan University, China)
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Minimizing GUI Event Traces
Lazaro Clapp, Osbert Bastani, Saswat Anand, and Alex Aiken
(Stanford University, USA)
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Causal Impact Analysis for App Releases in Google Play
William Martin, Federica Sarro, and Mark Harman
(University College London, UK)
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ARdoc: App Reviews Development Oriented Classifier
Sebastiano Panichella, Andrea Di Sorbo, Emitza Guzman, Corrado A. Visaggio, Gerardo Canfora, and Harald C. Gall
(University of Zurich, Switzerland; University of Sannio, Italy)
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Conference Banquet
19:00 – 23:00, EMP Museum

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