Intelligent Software Engineering


Related Conferences


  1. Xufan Zhang, Ziyue Yin, Yang Feng, Qingkai Shi, Jia Liu, Zhenyu Chen. NeuralVis: visualizing and interpreting deep learning models arXiv 1906.00690
  2. Qingkai Shi, Jun Wan, Yang Feng, Chunrong Fang, Zhenyu Chen. DeepGini: prioritizing massive tests to reduce labeling cost arXiv 1903.00661
  3. Qiqi Gu, Weilin Cai, Shengcheng Yu, Zhenyu Chen. Judicial image quality assessment based on deep learning: an exploratory study.
  4. Weiqin Zou, Weiqiang Zhang, Xin Xia, Reid Holmes, Zhenyu Chen. Branch use in practice--a large-scale empirical study of 2,923 projects on GitHub. QRS 2019
  5. Yuying Li, Rui Hao, Yang Feng, James Jone, Xiaofang Zhang, Zhenyu Chen. CTRAS: A tool for aggregating and summarizing crowdsourced test reports. ISSTA 2019 Demo
  6. Haoyu Li, Chunrong Fang, Zhibin Wei, Zhenyu Chen. CoCoTest: Collaborative crowdsourced testing for Android applications. ISSTA 2019 Demo
  7. Weiqiang Zhang, Shing-Chi Cheung, Zhenyu Chen, Yuming Zhou, Bin Luo. File-level socio-technical congruence and its relationship with bug proneness in OSS projects. Journal of Systems and Software
  8. Weiqin Zou, Jifeng Xuan, Xiaoyuan Xie, Zhenyu Chen, Baowen Xu. How does code style inconsistency affect pull request integration? An exploratory study on 117 GitHub projects. Empirical Software Engineering.
  9. Xingya Wang, Weisong Sun, Yuan Zhao, Linghuan Hu, Eric Wong, Zhenyu Chen. Software testing contest-observations and lessons learned. IEEE Computer
  10. Xingya Wang, Haoran Wu, Weisong Sun and Yuan Zhao. Towards generating cost-effective Test-Suite for ethereum smart contract. SANER 2019
  11. Xin Chen, He Jiang, Zhenyu Chen, Tieke He, Liming Nie. Automatic test report augmentation to assist crowdsourced testing. Frontiers of Computer Science
  12. Weisong Sun, Xingya Wang, Haoran Wu, Ding Duan, Zesong Sun, Zhenyu Chen. MAF: Method-anchored test fragmentation for test code plagiarism detection. ICSE 2019-SEET
  13. Rui Hao, Yang Feng, James Jones, Yuying Li, Zhenyu Chen. CTRAS: Crowdsourced test report aggregation and summarization. ICSE 2019
  14. Xie Wang, Huaijin Wang, Zhendong Su, Enyi Tang, Xin Chen, Weijun Shen, Zhenyu Chen, Linzhang Wang, Xianpei Zhang, Xuandong Li. Global optimization of numerical programs via prioritized stochastic algebraic transformations. ICSE 2019


  1. Weijun Shen, Jun Wan, Zhenyu Chen. MuNN: Mutation analysis of neural networks. QRS-C 2018
  2. Yuan Zhao, Tieke He, Zhenyu Chen. A unified framework for bug report assignment. International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering
  3. W. Eric Wong, Linghuan Hu, Haoliang Wang, and Zhenyu Chen. Improving software testing education via industry sponsored contest. FIE 2018
  4. Weiqin Zou, David Lo, Zhenyu Chen, Xin Xia, Yang Feng, Baowen Xu. How practitioners perceive automated bug report management techniques. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering ( Early Access )
  5. Ruizhi Gao,Yabin Wang,Yang Feng, Zhenyu Chen, W. Eric Wong. Successes, challenges, and rethinking ? an industrial investigation on crowdsourced mobile application testing. Empirical Software Engineering
  6. Tieke He, Hao Lian, Zemin Qin, Zhenyu Chen, Bin Luo. PTM: A topic model for the inferring of the penalty. Journal of Computer Science and Technology
  7. He Jiang, Xin Chen, Tieke He, Zhenyu Chen, Xiaochen Li. Fuzzy clustering of crowdsourced test reports for apps.[Chinese Brief] ACM Transactions on Internet Technology. 18(2): 18:1-18:28
  8. Yang Feng, James A. Jones, Zhenyu Chen, Chunrong Fang. An empirical study on software failure classification with multi-label and problem-transformation techniques. ICST 2018, pp. 320-330
  9. Xin Chen, He Jiang, Xiaochen Li, Tieke He, Zhenyu Chen. Automated quality assessment for crowdsourced test reports of mobile applications.[Chinese Brief] SANER 2018, pp. 368-379


  1. Xiaofang Zhang, Yang Feng, Di Liu, Zhenyu Chen, Baowen Xu. Research progress of crowdsourced software testing Journal of Software
  2. Tieke He, Zhenyu Chen, Jia Liu, Xiaofang Zhou, Xingzhong Du, Weiqing Wang. An empirical study on user-topic rating based collaborative filtering methods WWW Journal
  3. Zhiyi Zhang, Zhenyu Chen, Ruizhi Gao, W. Eric Wong, Baowen Xu. An empirical study on constraint optimization techniques for test generation SCIENCE CHINA Information Sciences 60(1): 12105
  4. Ruizhi Gao, W. Eric Wong, Zhenyu Chen, Yabin Wang. Effective software fault localization using predicted execution results Software Quality Journal 25(1): 131-169
  5. Enyi Tang, Xiangyu Zhang, Norbert Th. Müller, Zhenyu Chen, Xuandong Li. Software numerical Instability detection and diagnosis by combining stochastic and infinite-precision testing[Chinese Brief] IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering. 43(10): 975-994
  6. Yilin Yang, Xinhai Huang, Xuefei Hao, Zicong Liu, Zhenyu Chen. An industrial study of natural language processing based test case prioritization ICST 2017, pp. 548-549


  1. Yang Feng, James Jone, Zhenyu Chen, Chunrong Fang. Multi-objective test report prioritization using image understanding[Chinese Brief] ASE 2016, pp. 202-213
  2. Tieke He, Hongzhi Yin, Zhenyu Chen, Xiaofang Zhou, Shazia Sadiq, Bin Luo. A spatial-temporal topic model for the semantic annotation of POIs in LBSNs ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology
  3. Zhiyi Zhang, Zhenyu Chen, Zicong Liu, Qingkai Shi, Baowen Xu. An empirical study on constraint optimization techniques for test generation Science China-Information Science
  4. Xin Zhang, Zhenyu Chen, Chunrong Fang, Zicong Liu. Guiding the crowds for android testing[Chinese Brief] ICSE 2016-Poster, pp. 752-753
  5. Xiaoyuan Xie, Zicong Liu, Shuo Song, Zhenyu Chen, Jifeng Xuan, Baowen Xu. Revisit of automatic debugging via human focus-tracking analysis ICSE 2016[Tool][Data], pp. 808-819
  6. Yang Feng, Qin Liu, Mengyu Dou, Jia Liu, Zhenyu Chen. Mubug:a mobile service for rapid bug tracking Science China-Information Science, 2016 [Demo]
  7. Ruizhi Gao, Eric Wong,Zhenyu Chen, Yabin Wang. Effective software fault localization using predicted execution results Software Quality Journal
  8. Qingkai Shi, Jeff Huang, Zhenyu Chen, Baowen Xu. Verifying synchronization for atomicity violation fixing IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, 2016 [Tool]
  9. Zebao Gao,Zhenyu Chen, Atif Memon, Yunxiao Zou. SITAR: GUI test script repair.[Chinese Brief] IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, 2016 [Data]


  1. Yang Feng, Zhenyu Chen, James Jones, Chunrong Fang and Baowen Xu. Test report prioritization to assist crowdsourced testing.[Chinese Brief] ESEC/FSE 2015, pp. 225-236
  2. Weiqin Zou, Xin Xia, Weiqiang Zhang, Zhenyu Chen, David Lo. An empirical study of bug fixing rate. COMPSAC 2015, pp. 254-263
  3. Rui Yang, Zhenyu Chen, Zhiyi Zhang, Baowen Xu. EFSM-based test case generation: sequence, data, and oracle. Int'l Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering
  4. Yibiao Yang, Yuming Zhou, Hongmin Lu, Lin Chen, Zhenyu Chen, Baowen Xu, Hareton Leung, Zhengyu Zhang. Are slice-based cohesion metrics actually useful in effort aware fault-proneness prediction? An empirical study. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering

Before the 2014

  1. Weiqiang Zhang, Liming Nie, He Jiang, Zhenyu Chen, Jia Liu. Developer social networks in software engineering: construction, analysis, and application.[Chinese Brief] Science China-F
  2. Yabin Wang, Ruizhi Gao, Zhenyu Chen, Eric Wong, Bin Luo. WAS: a weighted attribute-based strategy for cluster test selection. Journal of Systems and Software
  3. Haoyu Yang, Chen Wang, Qingkai Shi, Yang Feng, Zhenyu Chen. Bug inducing analysis to prevent fault prone bug fixes. SEKE 2014, pp. 620-625
  4. Xiaoran Xu, Chunrong Fang, Qing Wu, Jia Liu, Zhenyu Chen. Testing as an investment. SEKE 2014
  5. Yunxiao Zou, Zhenyu Chen, Yunhui Zheng, Xiangyu Zhang, Zebao Gao. Virtual DOM coverage for effective testing of dynamic web applications. ISSTA 2014, pp. 60-70
  6. Shuai Wei, Enyi Tang, Tianyu Liu, Norbert Mueller, Zhenyu Chen. Automatic numerical analysis based on infinite-precision arithmetic. SERE 2014, pp. 216-224
  7. Rui Yang, Zhenyu Chen, Zhiyi Zhang, Zicong Liu, Baowen Xu. A novel approach of automated test case generation on extended finite state machine (in Chinese). Science China-F
  8. Zicong Liu, Zhenyu Chen, Chunrong Fang, Qingkai Shi. Hybrid test data generation. ICSE 2014, pp. 630-631
  9. Zhenyu Chen, Bin Luo. Quasi-crowdsourcing testing for educational projects.[Chinese Brief] ICSE 2014, pp. 272-275
  10. Xin Xia, Feng Yang, David Lo, Zhenyu Chen and Xinyu Wang. Towards more accurate multi-label software behavior learning.[Chinese Brief] CSMR/WCRE 2014, pp. 134-143
  11. Weiran Yang, Zhenyu Chen, Zebao Gao, Yunxiao Zou, Xiaoran Xu. GUI testing assisted by human knowledge: random vs. functional. Journal of Systems and Software
  12. Chunrong Fang, Zhenyu Chen, Kun Wu, Zhihong Zhao. Similarity-based test case prioritization using ordered sequences of program entities.[Chinese Brief] Software Quality Journal
  13. Yi Miao, Zhenyu Chen, Sihan Li, Zhihong Zhao, Yuming Zhou. A clustering-based strategy to identify coincidental correctness in fault localization. International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering
  14. Yunxiao Zou, Chunrong Fang, Zhenyu Chen, Xiaofang Zhang, Zhihong Zhao. A hybrid coverage criterion for DynamicWeb testing(s). SEKE 2013, pp. 210-213
  15. Zhiyi Zhang, Zhenyu Chen, Baowen Xu, Rui Yang. Research progress on test case evolution (in Chinese). Chinese Journal of Software
  16. Jia Liu, Weiqing Wang, Zhenyu Chen, Xingzhong Du, Qi Qi. A novel user-based collaborative filtering method by inferring tag ratings. ACM Applied Computing Review
  17. Chunrong Fang, Zhenyu Chen, Baowen Xu. Comparing logic coverage criteria on test case prioritization. Science China Information Science
  18. Yabin Wang, Zhenyu Chen, Yang Feng, Bin Luo, Yijie Yang. Using weighted attributes to improve cluster test selection. SERE 2012, pp. 138-146
  19. Yang Feng, Zhenyu Chen. Multi-label software behavior learning. ICSE 2012, pp. 1305-1308
  20. Rui Yang, Zhenyu Chen, Baowen Xu, Eric Wong, Jie Zhang. Improve the effectiveness of test case generation on EFSM via automatic path feasibility analysis. HASE 2011, pp. 17-24
  21. Zhenyu Chen, Yongwei Duan, Zhihong Zhao, Baowen Xu, Ju Qian. Using program slicing to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of cluster test selection.[Chinese Brief] International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering
  22. Zhiyi Zhang, Dongjiang You, Zhenyu Chen, Yuming Zhou, Baowen Xu. Mutation selection: some could be better than all. EAST Workshop
  23. Zhenyu Chen, Jinyu Zhang, Bin Luo. Teaching software testing methods based on diversity principles. CSEE&T 2011, pp.391-395
  24. Songyu Chen, Zhenyu Chen, Zhihong Zhao, Baowen Xu, Yang Feng. Using semi-supervised clustering to improve regression test selection techniques.[Chinese Brief] ICST 2011, pp.1-10
  25. Zhenyu Chen, T.Y. Chen, Baowen Xu. A revisit of fault class hierarchies in general boolean specifications. ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology, 20(3)
  26. Chen Zhang, Zhenyu Chen, Zhihong Zhao, Shali Yan, Jinyu Zhang, Baowen Xu. An improved regression test selection technique by clustering execution profiles. QSIC 2010, pp.171-179
  27. Zhenyu Chen, Baowen Xu, Decheng Ding. The complexity results of variable minimal formulas. Chinese Science Bulletin, 55(18):1957-1960
  28. Shali Yan, Zhenyu Chen, Zhihong Zhao, Chen Zhang, Yuming Zhou. A dynamic test cluster sampling strategy by leveraging execution spectra information.[Chinese Brief] ICST 2010, pp.147-154
  29. Changbin Ji, Zhenyu Chen, Baowen Xu, Zhihong Zhao. A novel method of mutation clustering based on domain analysis. SEKE 2009, pp. 422-425
  30. Zhenyu Chen, Xiaofang Zhang, Baowen Xu. A degraded ILP approach for test suite reduction. SEKE 2008, pp. 494-499
  31. Zhenyu Chen, Baowen Xu, Changhai Nie. A detectability analysis of fault classes for boolean specifications. ACM SAC 2008, pp. 390-394
  32. Zhenyu Chen, Baowen Xu, Xiaofang Zhang, Changhai Nie. A novel approach for test suite reduction based on requirement relation contraction. ACM SAC 2008, pp. 826-830
  33. Zhenyu Chen, Zhihong Tao, Hans Kleine Büning, Lifu Wang. Applying variable minimal unsatisfiability in model checking. Chinese Journal of Software, 19(1): 39-47
  34. Zhenyu Chen, Baowen Xu, Changhai Nie. Comparing fault-based testing strategies of general boolean specifications. IEEE COMPSAC 2007, pp. 621-622
  35. Zhenyu Chen, Zhihong Tao, Baowen Xu, Lifu Wang. Implication-based approximating bounded model checking. SEN, LNCS 2007, pp. 350-363
  36. Zhenyu Chen, Decheng Ding. Variable minimal unsatisfiability. TAMC, LNCS 2006, pp. 262-273
  37. Zhenyu Chen, Conghua Zhou, and Decheng Ding. Automatic abstraction refinement for petri nets verification. HLDVT 2005, pp. 168-174