Publications

Articles and Theses

Publications

Articles and Theses

Papers

Semantic Clone Detection via Probabilistic Software Modeling (preprint)

Presents and evaluates semantic clone detection using probabilistic software modeling.
Authors H. Thaller, L. Linsbauer, B. van Bladel, and A. Egyed
Published In arxiv, 2020
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Towards Semantic Clone Detection via Probabilistic Software Modeling

Outlines the use of Probabilistic Software Modeling to detect semantically equivalent code elements.
Authors H. Thaller, L. Linsbauer, and A. Egyed
Published In 2020 IEEE 14th International Workshop on Software Clones (IWSC), London, ON, Canada, 2020, pp. 64--69
DOI 10.1109/IWSC50091.2020.9047635
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Towards Fault Localization via Probabilistic Software Modeling

Outlines the use of Probabilistic Software Modeling to localize faults and their impact across program elements.
Authors H. Thaller, L. Linsbauer, A. Egyed, and S. Fischer
Published In 2020 IEEE 3rd International Workshop on Validation, Analysis, and Evolution of Software Tests (VST), London, ON, Canada, 2020, pp. 24--27
DOI 10.1109/VST50071.2020.9051635
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An Empirical Evaluation for Object Initialization of Member Variables in Unit Testing

Explores the viability of unintrusive object initialization for test case generation.
Authors S. Fischer, E.N. Hasling, M. Zimmermann, and H. Thaller
Published In 2020 IEEE 3rd International Workshop on Validation, Analysis, and Evolution of Software Tests (VST), London, ON, Canada, 2020, pp. 8--11
DOI 10.1109/VST50071.2020.9051634
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Feature Maps: A Comprehensible Software Representation for Design Pattern Detection

Feature Maps are a human-readable representation of software that are useful, e.g., to detect design patterns via supervised machine learning (CNNs and RFs).
Authors H. Thaller, L. Linsbauer, and A. Egyed
Published In 2019 IEEE 26th International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution and Reengineering (SANER), Hangzhou, China, 2019, pp. 207-217
DOI 10.1109/SANER.2019.8667978
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Benefits and Drawbacks of Representing and Analyzing Source Code and Software Engineering Artifacts with Graph Databases

Insights and experiences of five cases using graph databases in static code analysis settings.
Authors R. Ramler, G. Buchgeher, C. Klammer, M. Pfeiffer, C. Salomon, H. Thaller, and L. Linsbauer
Published In Software Quality: The Complexity and Challenges of Software Engineering and Software Quality in the Cloud, vol. 338, D. Winkler, S. Biffl, and J. Bergsmann, Eds. Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2019, pp. 125–148.
DOI 10.1007/978-3-030-05767-1_9
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Probabilistic Software Modeling

A modeling approach that analyzes structure and behavior of applications and reconstructs it using a network of generative probabilistic models.
Authors H. Thaller
Published In 2018 ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis (ISSTA), Amsterdam, 2018, ECOOP and ISSTA Doc Symposium
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Exploring Code Clones in Programmable Logic Controller Software

Code clones exist in PLC software, and the development can benefit from better tooling.
Authors H. Thaller, R. Ramler, J. Pichler, and A. Egyed
Published In 2017 22nd IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA), Limassol, 2017, pp. 1-8.
DOI 10.1109/ETFA.2017.8247574
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Subliminal Visual Information to Enhance Driver Awareness and Induce Behavior Change

Subliminal visual information has enormous potential to reduce the cognitive load of drivers, but it is too weak to stress critical behavior change.
Authors A. Riener and H. Thaller
Published In AutomotiveUI ‘14 Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications, Pages 1-9
DOI 10.1145/2667317.2667328
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Theses

Towards Deep Learning Driven Design Pattern Detection

Convolutional Neural Networks can detect design patterns in a volumetric abstraction of the source code in even the most imbalanced settings.
Authors H. Thaller
Supervisor A. Egyed
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Driver Performance Manipulation via Visual Subliminal Cues

Subliminal cues are unintrusive, but a weak mechanism to feed information to drivers, e.g., to mitigate rear-end accidents.
Authors H. Thaller
Supervisor A. Riener
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Supervisions

Cluster Analysis for Multivariate Application Performance Management Issues

Clustering can control alarm floods in application performance management systems improving reporting and analysis of large scale systems.
Authors V. Precup
Supervisor A. Egyed and H. Thaller
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