Biography


Currently I am an assistant researcher of Department of Computer Science and Technology in Nanjing University.

Before that, I received my B.Sc. degree from Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU) in June 2010 and I received my Ph.D. degree from Nanjing University in September 2016.


Education


Ph.D. in Computer Science:
Nanjing University (NJU), Nanjing, China. Sep 2010 ~ Sep 2016
Research Supervisor: Prof. Yuming Zhou

Visiting Scholar:
University College London (UCL), London, UK. Oct 2013 ~ Dec 2013
Research Supervisor: Prof. Mark Harman and Jens Krinke (CREST centre in Department of Computer Science)

B.Sc. in Computer Software:
Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU), Chengdu, China. Sep 2006 ~ Jun 2010

Research


My current research interest is program analysis.


Publications


2017:
Y. Zhao, H. Leung, Y. Yang, Y. Zhou, and B. Xu. "Towards an understanding of change types in bug fixing code." Information and Software Technology, 86: 37-53, 2017. (IST).

Y. Feng, W. Wang, Y. Yang, H. Lu, Y. Zhou, and B. Xu. "An Empirical Investigation into the Cost-Effectiveness of Test Effort Allocation Strategies for Finding Faults." In: Proceedings of the 24th IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering, Klagenfurt, Austria, Feb. 20-24, 2017: 371-381. (SANER 2017)

2016:
Y. Yang, Y. Zhou, J. Liu, Y. Zhao, H. Lu, L. Xu, B. Xu, and H. Leung. "Effort-aware just-in-time defect prediction: Simple unsupervised models could be better than supervised models." In: Proceedings of the 24th ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering, Seattle, WA, USA, Nov. 13-18, 2016: 157-168. (FSE 2016) [code]

Y. Yang, M. Harman, J. Krinke, S. Islam, D. Binkley, Y. Zhou, and B. Xu. "An Empirical Study on Dependence Clusters for Effort-Aware Fault-Proneness Prediction." In: Proceedings of the 31st IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering, Singapore, Singapore, Sept. 3-7, 2016: 296-307. (ASE 2016) [code]

Y. Yang, Y. Zhao, C. Liu, H. Lu, Y. Zhou, and B. Xu. "An empirical investigation into the effect of slice types on slice-based cohesion metrics." Information and Software Technology, 75: 90-104, 2016. (IST)

Y. Zhao, Y. Yang, H. Lu, J. Liu, H. Leung, Y. Wu, Y. Zhou, and B. Xu. "Understanding the value of considering client usage context in package cohesion for fault-proneness prediction." Automated Software Engineering, online, 2016. (ASEJ)

W. Ma, L. Chen, Y. Yang, Y. Zhou, and B. Xu. "Empirical analysis of network measures for effort-aware fault-proneness prediction." Information and Software Technology, 69: 50-70, 2016. (IST)

2015:
Y. Yang, Y. Zhou, H. Lu, L. Chen, Z. Chen, B. Xu, H. Leung, and Z. Zhang. "Are Slice-Based Cohesion Metrics Actually Useful in Effort-Aware Post-Release Fault-Proneness Prediction? An Empirical Study." IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, 41(4): 331-357, 2015. (TSE)

Y. Zhao, Y. Yang, H. Lu, Y. Zhou, Q. Song, and B. Xu. "An empirical analysis of package-modularization metrics: implications for software fault-proneness." Information and Software Technology, 57: 186-223, 2015. (IST)

2014:
Y. Zhou, Y. Yang, B. Xu, H. Leung, and X. Zhou. "Source code size estimation approaches for object-oriented systems from UML class diagrams: A comparative study." Information and Software Technology, 56(2): 220-237, 2014. (IST)

Honers and Awards


Program A for Outstanding PhD candidate, Nanjing University, 2015; (南京大学优秀博士研究生创新能力提升计划A类项目, 获优秀项目一等奖)
Excellent Student, Nanjing University, 2015; (南京大学优秀研究生)
Si—Shi—Yang—Hua gold medal, Southwest Jiaotong University, 2009; (西南交通大学竢实扬华奖章)
National Scholarship 2008; (国家奖学金)


Contact

Office: 719, Computer Science Building,
Xianlin Campus of Nanjing University

Mail: Yibiao Yang
National Key Laboratory for Novel Software Technology,
Nanjing University, Xianlin Campus Mailbox 603,
163 Xianlin Avenue, Qixia District,
Nanjing 210023, China
Email: yangyibiao (at) nju.edu.cn OR yangyibiao (at) outlook.com