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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).

Outside of work, I enjoy rock climbing, taking random classes, and meditation very much. Check out my misc page for more non-researchy stuff :)

Interests

  • Natural Language Processing
  • Mobile Applications
  • Software Testing
  • Program Analysis
  • Open Science :)

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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[Jun 2021] Our paper Identifying Casualty Changes in Software Patches was accepted to ESEC/FSE 2021!

[May 2021] I've been selected as the finalist for the William F. Ballhaus Jr. Best Dissertation Award (4 finalists in the Viterbi School of Engineering)! I represented Computer Science department at the Best Dissertation Symposium to present my 6-year PhD thesis in 15min! :)

[Mar 2021] Our paper Assessing the Feasibility of Web-Request Prediction Models on Mobile Platforms was accepted to MOBILESoft 2021! With this great news, all the pieces in my Ph.D. Dissertation are published now! YAY :D

[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

Recent Publications

see CV for the full list :)

. Identifying Casualty Changes in Software Patches. *Proceedings of the 29th ACM Joint European Software Engineering Conference and Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (ESEC/FSE 2021), 2021.

. Assessing the Feasibility of Web-Request Prediction Models on Mobile Platforms. Proceedings of the 8th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Mobile Software Engineering and Systems 2021 (MOBILESoft), 2021.

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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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Recent Talks

Assessing the Feasibility of Web-Request Prediction Models on Mobile Platforms [MOBILESoft 2021 Paper Presentation]

Prefetching web pages is a well-studied solution to reduce network latency by predicting users’ future actions based on their …

Reducing user-perceived latency in mobile applications via prefetching and caching [PhD Thesis Presentation]

Prefetching and caching is a fundamental approach to reduce user-perceived latency, and has been shown effective in various domains for …

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’ …

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