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ICSE 2022
Sun 8 - Fri 27 May 2022
Mon 9 May 2022 20:05 - 20:10 at ICSE room 4-even hours - Search-Based Software Engineering 2 Chair(s): Ali Ouni
Wed 11 May 2022 11:10 - 11:15 at ICSE room 3-odd hours - Search-Based Software Engineering 3 Chair(s): Mohamed Wiem Mkaouer
Wed 25 May 2022 11:30 - 11:35 at Room 301+302 - Papers 6: Machine Learning with and for SE 1 Chair(s): Baishakhi Ray
Wed 25 May 2022 13:30 - 15:00 at Ballroom Gallery - Posters 1

This paper investigates the parameter space of machine learning (ML) algorithms in aggravating or mitigating fairness bugs. Data-driven software is increasingly applied in social-critical applications where ensuring fairness is of paramount importance. The existing approaches focus on addressing fairness bugs by either modifying the input dataset or modifying the learning algorithms. On the other hand, the selection of hyperparameters, which provide finer controls of ML algorithms, may enable a less intrusive approach to influence the fairness. Can hyperparameters amplify or suppress discrimination present in the input dataset? How can we help programmers in detecting, understanding, and exploiting the role of hyperparameters to improve the fairness?

We design three search-based software testing algorithms to uncover the precision-fairness frontier of the hyperparameter space. We complement these algorithms with statistical debugging to explain the role of these parameters in improving fairness. We implement the proposed approaches in the tool Parfait-ML (PARameter FAIrness Testing for ML Libraries) and show its effectiveness and utility over five mature ML algorithms as used in six social-critical applications. In these applications, our approach successfully identified hyperparameters that significantly improve (vis-a-vis the state-of-the-art techniques) the fairness without sacrificing precision. Surprisingly, for some algorithms (e.g., random forest), our approach showed that certain configuration of hyperparameters (e.g., restricting the search space of attributes) can amplify biases across applications. Upon further investigation, we found intuitive explanations of these phenomena, and the results corroborate similar observations from the literature.

Mon 9 May

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20:00 - 21:00
Search-Based Software Engineering 2NIER - New Ideas and Emerging Results / Technical Track at ICSE room 4-even hours
Chair(s): Ali Ouni ETS Montreal, University of Quebec
20:00
5m
Talk
A Black Box Technique to Reduce Energy Consumption of Android Apps
NIER - New Ideas and Emerging Results
Abdul Ali Bangash University of Alberta, Canada, Karim Ali University of Alberta, Abram Hindle University of Alberta
Pre-print Media Attached
20:05
5m
Talk
Fairness-aware Configuration of Machine Learning Libraries
Technical Track
Saeid Tizpaz-Niari University of Texas at El Paso, Ashish Kumar , Gang Tan Pennsylvania State University, Ashutosh Trivedi University of Colorado Boulder
DOI Pre-print Media Attached
20:10
5m
Talk
Unleashing the Power of Compiler Intermediate Representation to Enhance Neural Program Embeddings
Technical Track
Zongjie Li The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Pingchuan Ma HKUST, Huaijin Wang , Shuai Wang Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Qiyi Tang Tencent Security Keen Lab, Sen Nie Keen Security Lab, Tencent, Shi Wu Tencent Security Keen Lab
DOI Pre-print Media Attached
20:15
5m
Talk
Control Parameters Considered Harmful: Detecting Range Specification Bugs in Drone Configuration Modules via Learning-Guided Search
Technical Track
Ruidong Han Xidian University, Chao Yang Xidian University, Siqi Ma The University of New South Wales Canberra, Jianfeng Ma Xidian University, Cong Sun Xidian University, Juanru Li Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Elisa Bertino Purdue University
DOI Pre-print Media Attached
20:20
5m
Talk
Search-based Diverse Sampling from Real-world Software Product Lines
Technical Track
Yi Xiang South China University of Technology, Han Huang South China University of Technology, Yuren Zhou School of Data and Computer Science, Sun Yat-sen University, Sizhe Li South China University of Technology, Chuan Luo Beihang University, Qingwei Lin Microsoft Research, Miqing Li University of Birmingham, Xiaowei Yang South China University of Technology
DOI Pre-print Media Attached
20:25
5m
Talk
Code Search based on Context-aware Code Translation
Technical Track
Weisong Sun State Key Laboratory for Novel Software Technology, Nanjing University, Chunrong Fang Nanjing University, Yuchen Chen Nanjing University, Guanhong Tao Purdue University, USA, Tingxu Han Nanjing University, Quanjun Zhang Nanjing University
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Wed 11 May

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11:00 - 12:00
Search-Based Software Engineering 3Technical Track / NIER - New Ideas and Emerging Results at ICSE room 3-odd hours
Chair(s): Mohamed Wiem Mkaouer Rochester Institute of Technology
11:00
5m
Talk
A Black Box Technique to Reduce Energy Consumption of Android Apps
NIER - New Ideas and Emerging Results
Abdul Ali Bangash University of Alberta, Canada, Karim Ali University of Alberta, Abram Hindle University of Alberta
Pre-print Media Attached
11:05
5m
Talk
CodeFill: Multi-token Code Completion by Jointly Learning from Structure and Naming Sequences
Technical Track
Maliheh Izadi Delft University of Technology, Roberta Gismondi Delft University of Technology, Georgios Gousios Endor Labs & Delft University of Technology
DOI Pre-print
11:10
5m
Talk
Fairness-aware Configuration of Machine Learning Libraries
Technical Track
Saeid Tizpaz-Niari University of Texas at El Paso, Ashish Kumar , Gang Tan Pennsylvania State University, Ashutosh Trivedi University of Colorado Boulder
DOI Pre-print Media Attached
11:15
5m
Talk
Efficient Online Testing for DNN-Enabled Systems using Surrogate-Assisted and Many-Objective OptimizationDistinguished Paper Award
Technical Track
Fitash Ul Haq University of Luxembourg, Donghwan Shin University of Luxembourg, Lionel Briand University of Luxembourg; University of Ottawa
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11:20
5m
Talk
PropR: Property-Based Automatic Program Repair
Technical Track
Matthías Páll Gissurarson Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, Leonhard Applis Delft University of Technology, Annibale Panichella Delft University of Technology, Arie van Deursen Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, Dave Sands Chalmers
DOI Pre-print Media Attached

Wed 25 May

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11:00 - 12:30
Papers 6: Machine Learning with and for SE 1Technical Track / Journal-First Papers / SEIP - Software Engineering in Practice at Room 301+302
Chair(s): Baishakhi Ray Columbia University
11:00
5m
Talk
Improving Machine Translation Systems via Isotopic Replacement
Technical Track
Zeyu Sun Peking University, Jie M. Zhang University College London, Yingfei Xiong Peking University, Mark Harman University College London, Mike Papadakis University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Lu Zhang Peking University
Pre-print Media Attached
11:05
5m
Talk
Detecting False Alarms from Automatic Static Analysis Tools: How Far are We?Nominated for Distinguished Paper
Technical Track
Hong Jin Kang Singapore Management University, Khai Loong Aw Singapore Management University, David Lo Singapore Management University
DOI Pre-print Media Attached
11:10
5m
Talk
Active Learning of Discriminative Subgraph Patterns for API Misuse Detection
Journal-First Papers
Hong Jin Kang Singapore Management University, David Lo Singapore Management University
Pre-print Media Attached
11:15
5m
Talk
In-IDE Code Generation from Natural Language: Promise and Challenges
Journal-First Papers
Frank Xu Carnegie Mellon University, Bogdan Vasilescu Carnegie Mellon University, USA, Graham Neubig Carnegie Mellon University
11:20
5m
Talk
Strategies for Reuse and Sharing among Data Scientists in Software Teams
SEIP - Software Engineering in Practice
Will Epperson Carnegie Mellon University, April Wang University of Michigan, Robert DeLine Microsoft Research, Steven M. Drucker Microsoft Research
Pre-print Media Attached
11:25
5m
Talk
Decomposing Convolutional Neural Networks into Reusable and Replaceable Modules
Technical Track
Rangeet Pan Iowa State University, USA, Hridesh Rajan Iowa State University
Pre-print Media Attached
11:30
5m
Talk
Fairness-aware Configuration of Machine Learning Libraries
Technical Track
Saeid Tizpaz-Niari University of Texas at El Paso, Ashish Kumar , Gang Tan Pennsylvania State University, Ashutosh Trivedi University of Colorado Boulder
DOI Pre-print Media Attached
11:35
5m
Talk
Automated Handling of Anaphoric Ambiguity in Requirements: A Multi-solution Study
Technical Track
Saad Ezzini University of Luxembourg, Sallam Abualhaija University of Luxembourg, Chetan Arora Deakin University, Mehrdad Sabetzadeh University of Ottawa
Pre-print Media Attached
13:30 - 15:00
13:30
90m
Talk
In-IDE Code Generation from Natural Language: Promise and Challenges
Journal-First Papers
Frank Xu Carnegie Mellon University, Bogdan Vasilescu Carnegie Mellon University, USA, Graham Neubig Carnegie Mellon University
13:30
90m
Talk
Strategies for Reuse and Sharing among Data Scientists in Software Teams
SEIP - Software Engineering in Practice
Will Epperson Carnegie Mellon University, April Wang University of Michigan, Robert DeLine Microsoft Research, Steven M. Drucker Microsoft Research
Pre-print Media Attached
13:30
90m
Talk
Debugging with Stack Overflow: Web Search Behavior in Novice and Expert Programmers
SEET - Software Engineering Education and Training
Annie Li University of Michigan, Madeline Endres University of Michigan, Westley Weimer University of Michigan
DOI Pre-print Media Attached
13:30
90m
Talk
Static Stack-Preserving Intra-Procedural Slicing of WebAssembly BinariesBest Artifact Award
Technical Track
Quentin Stiévenart Vrije Universiteit Brussel, David Binkley Loyola University Maryland, Coen De Roover Vrije Universiteit Brussel
DOI Pre-print Media Attached
13:30
90m
Talk
Linear-time Temporal Logic guided Greybox Fuzzing
Technical Track
Ruijie Meng National University of Singapore, Singapore, Zhen Dong Fudan University, China, Jialin Li National University of Singapore, Singapore, Ivan Beschastnikh University of British Columbia, Abhik Roychoudhury National University of Singapore
DOI Pre-print Media Attached
13:30
90m
Talk
Individual differences limit predicting well-being and productivity using software repositories: a longitudinal industrial study
Journal-First Papers
Miikka Kuutila University of Oulu, Mika Mäntylä University of Oulu, Maëlick Claes University of Oulu, Marko Elovainio University of Helsinki, Bram Adams Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario
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13:30
90m
Talk
The Agile Success Model: A Mixed-methods Study of a Large-scale Agile Transformation
Journal-First Papers
Daniel Russo Department of Computer Science, Aalborg University
Link to publication DOI Pre-print
13:30
90m
Talk
PReach: A Heuristic for Probabilistic Reachability to Identify Hard to Reach Statements
Technical Track
Seemanta Saha University of California Santa Barbara, Mara Downing University of California, Santa Barbara, Tegan Brennan , Tevfik Bultan University of California, Santa Barbara
Pre-print Media Attached
13:30
90m
Talk
Active Learning of Discriminative Subgraph Patterns for API Misuse Detection
Journal-First Papers
Hong Jin Kang Singapore Management University, David Lo Singapore Management University
Pre-print Media Attached
13:30
90m
Talk
Toward Among-Device AI from On-Device AI with Stream Pipelines
SEIP - Software Engineering in Practice
MyungJoo Ham Samsung Electronics, Sangjung Woo Samsung Electronics, Jaeyun Jung Samsung Electronics, Wook Song Samsung Electronics, Gichan Jang Samsung Electronics, Yongjoo Ahn Samsung Electronics, Hyoungjoo Ahn Samsung Electronics
Pre-print Media Attached
13:30
90m
Talk
Integrating Hackathons into an Online Cybersecurity Course
SEET - Software Engineering Education and Training
Abasi-amefon Obot Affia University of Tartu, Estonia, Alexander Nolte University of Tartu, Raimundas Matulevičius University of Tartu, Estonia
DOI Pre-print Media Attached
13:30
90m
Talk
Verifying Dynamic Trait Objects in Rust
SEIP - Software Engineering in Practice
Alexa VanHattum Cornell University, Daniel Schwartz-Narbonne Amazon, n.n., Nathan Chong Amazon, Adrian Sampson Cornell University
Pre-print Media Attached
13:30
90m
Talk
Automatically Identifying Shared Root Causes of Test Breakages in SAP HANA
SEIP - Software Engineering in Practice
Gabin An KAIST, Juyeon Yoon Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Jeongju Sohn University of Luxembourg, Jingun Hong SAP Labs, Dongwon Hwang SAP Labs, Shin Yoo KAIST
Pre-print Media Attached
13:30
90m
Talk
Guiding Peer-feedback in Learning Software Design using UML
SEET - Software Engineering Education and Training
Satrio Adi Rukmono Institut Teknologi Bandung, Michel Chaudron Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Pre-print Media Attached
13:30
90m
Talk
Fairness-aware Configuration of Machine Learning Libraries
Technical Track
Saeid Tizpaz-Niari University of Texas at El Paso, Ashish Kumar , Gang Tan Pennsylvania State University, Ashutosh Trivedi University of Colorado Boulder
DOI Pre-print Media Attached
13:30
90m
Talk
Using Pre-Trained Models to Boost Code Review Automation
Technical Track
Rosalia Tufano Università della Svizzera Italiana, Simone Masiero Software Institute @ Università della Svizzera Italiana, Antonio Mastropaolo Università della Svizzera italiana, Luca Pascarella Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), Denys Poshyvanyk William and Mary, Gabriele Bavota Software Institute, USI Università della Svizzera italiana
Pre-print Media Attached
13:30
90m
Talk
Automatic Anti-Pattern Detection in Microservice Architectures based on Distributed Tracing
SEIP - Software Engineering in Practice
Tim Hubener ING Bank N.V., Yaping Luo ING; Eindhoven University of Technology, Pieter Vallen ING, Jonck van der Kogel ING Bank N.V., Tom Liefheid ING Bank N.V., Michel Chaudron Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Media Attached
13:30
90m
Talk
Retrieving Data Constraint Implementations Using Fine-Grained Code Patterns
Technical Track
Juan Manuel Florez The University of Texas at Dallas, Jonathan Perry The University of Texas at Dallas, Shiyi Wei University of Texas at Dallas, Andrian Marcus University of Texas at Dallas
Pre-print Media Attached
13:30
90m
Talk
Verification of Consistency between Process Models, Object Life Cycles, and Context-dependent Semantic Specifications
Journal-First Papers
Ralph Hoch Institute of Computer Technology, TU Wien, Christoph Luckeneder Vienna University of Technology, Roman Popp TU Wien, Vienna, Austria, Hermann Kaindl Institute of Computer Technology, TU Wien
Link to publication DOI Pre-print Media Attached
13:30
90m
Talk
If a Human Can See It, So Should Your System: Reliability Requirements for Machine Vision Components
Technical Track
Boyue Caroline Hu University of Toronto, Lina Marsso University of Toronto, Krzysztof Czarnecki University of Waterloo, Canada, Rick Salay University of Toronto, Huakun Shen University of Toronto, Marsha Chechik University of Toronto
DOI Pre-print Media Attached
13:30
90m
Talk
Preparing Software Engineers to Develop Robot Systems
SEET - Software Engineering Education and Training
Carl Hildebrandt University of Virginia, Meriel von Stein University of Virginia, Trey Woodlief University of Virginia, Sebastian Elbaum University of Virginia
DOI Pre-print Media Attached
13:30
90m
Poster
EUGAIN. The European Network For Gender Balance in Informatics
Technical Track
Valentina Lenarduzzi University of Oulu, Barbora Buhnova Masaryk University, Letizia Jaccheri Norwegian University of Science and Technology
13:30
90m
Talk
Detecting False Alarms from Automatic Static Analysis Tools: How Far are We?Nominated for Distinguished Paper
Technical Track
Hong Jin Kang Singapore Management University, Khai Loong Aw Singapore Management University, David Lo Singapore Management University
DOI Pre-print Media Attached
13:30
90m
Talk
An Ensemble Approach for Annotating Source Code Identifiers with Part-of-speech Tags
Journal-First Papers
Christian D. Newman Rochester Institute of Technology, Michael J. Decker Bowling Green State University, Reem S. Alsuhaibani Kent State University, Anthony Peruma Rochester Institute of Technology, Mohamed Wiem Mkaouer Rochester Institute of Technology, Satyajit Mohapatra Rochester Institute of Technology, Tejal Vishnoi Rochester Institute of Technology, Marcos Zampieri Rochester Institute of Technology, Timothy Sheldon BNY Mellon, Emily Hill Drew University
Link to publication DOI Pre-print Media Attached
13:30
90m
Talk
Counterfactual Explanations for Models of Code
SEIP - Software Engineering in Practice
Jürgen Cito TU Wien and Meta, Isil Dillig University of Texas at Austin, Vijayaraghavan Murali Meta Platforms, Inc., Satish Chandra Facebook
Pre-print Media Attached
13:30
90m
Talk
Nalin: Learning from Runtime Behavior to Find Name-Value Inconsistencies
Technical Track
Jibesh Patra University of Stuttgart, Michael Pradel University of Stuttgart
Pre-print Media Attached
13:30
90m
Talk
Learning to Find Usages of Library Functions in Optimized Binaries
Journal-First Papers
Toufique Ahmed University of California at Davis, Prem Devanbu Department of Computer Science, University of California, Davis, Anand Ashok Sawant University of California, Davis
Link to publication DOI Pre-print Media Attached
13:30
90m
Talk
DeepStability: A Study of Unstable Numerical Methods and Their Solutions in Deep Learning
Technical Track
Eliska Kloberdanz Iowa State University, Kyle Kloberdanz Cape Privacy, Wei Le Iowa State University
Pre-print Media Attached
13:30
90m
Talk
Fuzzing Class Specifications
Technical Track
Facundo Molina University of Rio Cuarto and CONICET, Argentina, Marcelo d'Amorim Federal University of Pernambuco, Nazareno Aguirre University of Rio Cuarto and CONICET, Argentina
Pre-print Media Attached
13:30
90m
Talk
Journal First Submission of the Article: What do class comments tell us? An investigation of comment evolution and practices in Pharo Smalltalk
Journal-First Papers
Pooja Rani University of bern, Sebastiano Panichella Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Manuel Leuenberger Software Composition Group, University of Bern, Switzerland, Mohammad Ghafari School of Computer Science, University of Auckland, Oscar Nierstrasz University of Bern, Switzerland
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