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Dr. Xiaoyuan Xie

Professor

State Keylab of Software Engineering, School of Computer Science, Wuhan University

CSTAR-Centre of Software Testing, Analysis and Reliability

Email: xxie@whu.edu.cn

Office: Computer School, Wuhan University, E301

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com.hk/citations?user=VlHMPKoAAAAJ&hl=zh-CN


Education & Working Background

SUCCESS - Center For Computering and Engineering Software Systems, Faculty of Information & Communication Technologies, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Research Fellow, 2012.6-2015.5

Faculty of Information & Communication Technologies, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
PhD in Computer Science, 2008.5 - 2012.5
Major: Software Engineering
Research topics: Software testing and analysis, automatic software testing and debugging

School of Computer Science and Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing, China
Master of Engineering in Computer Science, 2005.9 - 2007.11
Major: Software & Theory
Research topics: Software testing and analysis, automatic software testing and debugging

School of Computer Science and Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing, China
Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science, 2001.9 - 2005.6
Major: Computer Science & Technology


Awards

Luojia Young Scholar, 2016

ACM SIGEVO HUMIES 2017 Silver MedalHuman Competitiveness of Genetic Programming in Spectrum Based Fault Localisation: Theoretical and Empirical Analysis.

Best Paper Award, "Application of Metamorphic Testing to Supervised Classifiers", Xiaoyuan Xie, Joshua Ho, Christian Murphy, Gail Kaiser, Baowen Xu and Tsong Yueh Chen, 9th International Conference on Quality Software 2009.

SUPRA
, Swinburne University Postgraduate Research Awards, 2008-2011.

Best Master Thesis of Jiangsu Province Award,
"A Study on Some Applications of Evolutionary Testing", Xiaoyuan Xie, Master Thesis.

Graduate Student Scholarship,
First-class scholarship of excellent graduate students of Southeast University in 2006.

Graduate Student Scholarship, First-class scholarship of excellent graduate students of Southeast University in 2005.

Best Bachelor Thesis of Jiangsu Province Award,
"A Study on Some Questions of Evolutionary Testing", Xiaoyuan Xie, Bachelor Thesis.

Excellent Graduate Award,
received my Bachelor Degree with being awarded the "Excellent graduate of Southeast University of 2005".


Research Interests

Software testing, program slicing and analysis, debugging and fault-localization, search-based software engineering, evolutionary computing, machine learning


Selected Publications

Refereed Journals

    * S. Yoo (*), X. Xie (*), F-C. Kuo, T. Y. Chen, M. Harman, Human Competitiveness of Genetic Programming in Spectrum-Based Fault Localisation: Theoretical and Empirical Analysis, ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology, 2017, 26(1), pp. 4:1-4:30. (co-corresponding author)
    * Q. He, X. Xie, Y. Wang, D. Ye, F. Chen, H. Jin, Y. Yang, Localising Runtime Anomalies in Service-Oriented Systems, IEEE Transactions on Service Computing, accepted.
    * T.Y. Chen, P-L. Poon, X. Xie, METRIC: METamorphic Relation Identification based on the Category-choice framework, Journal of Systems and Software, 2016, Vol.116, pp. 177-190.
    * Chengying Mao, Jifu Chen, Dave Towey, Jinfu Chen, X.Xie, Search-based QoS Ranking Prediction for Web Services in Cloud Environments, Future Generation Computer Systems, 2015, Vol. 50, No.C, pp: 111-126.
    * X. Xie, T. Y. Chen, F.-C. Kuo, B. W. Xu, A Theoretical Analysis of The Risk Evaluation Formulas for Spectrum-Based Fault Localization, ACM Transaction on Software Engineering and Methodology, 2013, Vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 31:1-31:40.
    * X. Xie, W. E. Wong, T. Y. Chen, B. W. Xu, Metamorphic Slice: An Application in Spectrum-Based Fault Localization, Information and Software Technology, 2013, Vol.55, No. 5, pp. 866-879.
    * X. Xie, J. W. K. Ho, C. Murphy, G. Kaiser, B. W. Xu, and T. Y. Chen, Testing and Validating Machine Learning Classifiers by Metamorphic Testing, Journal of Systems and Software, 2011, Vol.84, No. 4, pp. 544-558.
    * T. Y. Chen, J. W. K. Ho, H. Liu, and X. Xie, An Innovative Approach for Testing Bioinformatics Programs Using Metamorphic Testing, BMC Bioinformatics, 2009, Vol.10, No.1, pp. 24-35. (alphabetic author order) -highly accessed
    * X. Xie, B. W. Xu, L. Shi, C. H. Nie, Genetic Test Case Generation for Path-oriented Testing, Journal of Software, 2009, Vol.20, No.12, pp. 3117-3136.
    * X. Xie, L. Xu, B. W. Xu, C. H. Nie, and L. Shi, Survey of Evolutionary Testing, Journal of Frontiers of Computer Science and Technology, 2008, Vol.2, No.5, pp. 449-466.
    * L. Shi, B. W. Xu, X. Xie, An Empirical Study of Configuration Strategies of Evolutionary Testing, International Journal of Computer Science & Network Security, 2006, Vol.6, No.1A, pp.44-49.

Refereed Conferences

Book Chapter

Others


Academic Services


Teaching Experience

2017 Fall 

2017 Fall

2016 Fall

Semester 1 of 2014

Compilers - Principles, Techniques and Tools

Software Testing

Software Testing

Subject COS20011, Software Development in Java

Semester 1 of 2014

Subject COS80010, Software Testing Processes and Automation

Semester 2 of 2013

Subject HIT4057/8057, Software Testing and Reliability

Semester 2 of 2013

Subject HIT2037, Java Programming

Semester 2 of 2012

Subject HIT3061, Software Team Project

Semesters 2 of 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009 and 2008

Subject HIT3057/8057, Software Testing and Reliability

Semester 2 of 2012

Examiner for Subject HIT8167, Minor Thesis


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