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赵逸雪 Yixue Zhao, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Massachusetts Amherst

About Me

I am a Computing Innovation Fellow (CIFellow) in the College of Information & Computer Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass), working with Dr. Yuriy Brun. My primary research community is Software Engineering. I enjoy solving important and interesting problems with broad research interests (knowledge has no boundaries, right? :)). My current research focus is listed below. I received my Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Southern California (USC), advised by Dr. Nenad Medvidović. Prior to USC, I received my Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering from the Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) in China, advised by Dr. Zhongjie Wang (王忠杰).

Interests

  • Open Science :)
  • Mobile Applications
  • Software Testing
  • Program Analysis

Education

  • PhD in Computer Science, 2020

    University of Southern California, USA

  • BEng in Software Engineering, 2014

    Harbin Institute of Technology, China

Recent News

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[Jan 2021] I have driven across country from Los Angeles to Amherst! I'm starting my new chapter at UMass as a postdoc!

[Dec 2020] Our paper was rejected from ICSE 2021… Heh

[Nov 2020] My PhD dissertation Reducing user-perceived latency in mobile applications via prefetching and caching is published now! If the title doesn't interest you that much, go to the Conclusion section where I also discuss Software Testing and Open Science! Cool stuff :)

[Nov 2020] FrUITeR‘s presentations are available now! I am also serving on the panel at ESEC/FSE 2020. Hit me up!

[Oct 2020] I have successfully defended my Ph.D. thesis! I'm Dr. Zhao now!

Recent Publications

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. FrUITeR – A Framework for Evaluating UI Test Reuse. Proceedings of the 28th ACM Joint European Software Engineering Conference and Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (ESEC/FSE), acceptance rate: 28% = 101/360, 2020.

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. A Microservice Architecture for Online Mobile App Optimization. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Mobile Software Engineering and Systems (MOBILESoft Visions Track), 2019.

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. Mobile-app Analysis and Instrumentation Techniques Reimagined with DECREE. Proceedings of the 41st International Conference on Software Engineering: Companion Proceedings (ICSE , Doctoral Symposium), acceptance rate: 29% = 9 (oral presentation)/31, 2019.

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. Mobile-App Analysis and Instrumentation Techniques Reimagined with DECREE (Position Paper). Recognizing and Rewarding Open Science in Software Engineering (ROSE Festival) at ICSE, 2019.

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. Empirically Assessing Opportunities for Prefetching and Caching in Mobile Apps. Proceedings of the 33rd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE), acceptance rate: 19.9% = 69/346, 2018.

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Recent Talks

FrUITeR: A Framework for Evaluating UI Test Reuse [ESEC/FSE 2020 Full Presentation]

UI testing is tedious and time-consuming due to the manual effort required. Recent research has explored opportunities for reusing …

FrUITeR: A Framework for Evaluating UI Test Reuse [ESEC/FSE 2020 Short Video]

UI testing is tedious and time-consuming due to the manual effort required. Recent research has explored opportunities for reusing …

Mobile-App Analysis and Instrumentation Techniques Reimagined with DECREE [ROSE Festival Lightning Talk]

A large number of mobile-app analysis and instrumentation techniques have emerged in the past decade. However, those techniques’ …

A Microservice Architecture for Online Mobile App Optimization [MOBILESoft 2019 Paper Presentation]

A large number of techniques for analyzing and optimizing mobile apps have emerged in the past decade. However, those techniques’ …

Empirically Assessing Opportunities for Prefetching and Caching in Mobile Apps [ASE 2018 Paper Presentation]

Network latency in mobile software has a large impact on user experience, with potentially severe economic consequences. Prefetching …

Activities

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Women in Computing Club (WinCC) Organizing Committee

University of Southern California

2019 – Present Los Angeles
 
 
 
 
 

Grace Hopper Celebration

AnitaB.org

2015 – 2015 Houston

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