Chakkrit (Kla) Tantithamthavorn

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Name: Chakkrit (Kla) Tantithamthavorn

Bio: Dr. Chakkrit (Kla) Tantithamthavorn is an ARC DECRA Fellow and a lecturer in the Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University, Australia. His current research focuses on practical and explainable analytics to prevent future software defects. His research has been published at top-tier software engineering venues, such as IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE), Empirical Software Engineering (EMSE), and the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE). He is best known as a lead instructor at MSR Education 2019 about Guidelines and Pitfalls for Mining, Analyzing, Modelling, and Explaining Software Defects, and the author of the ScottKnott ESD R package (i.e., a statistical mean comparison test) with more than 10,000 downloads. More about him is available at

Country: Australia

Affiliation: Monash University, Australia

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Research interests: Mining Software Repositories, Software Analytics, Software Quality, Pitfalls of Software Analytics Modelling


ASE 2021Publicity and Social Media Chair in Organizing Committee
MSR 2021Committee Member in Program Committee within the Technical Papers-track
ASE 2020Author of JITBot: An Explainable Just-In-Time Defect Prediction Bot within the Tool Demonstrations-track
Late/breaking results in Late Breaking Results Chair within the Late Breaking Results-track
Late/breaking results in Organizing Committee
ENIAC20Committee Member in Program Committee within the ENIAC20-track
ESEC/FSE 2020Committee Member in Program Committee within the Research Papers-track
Author of Workload-Aware Reviewer Recommendation using a Multi-Objective Search-based Approach within the PROMISE 2020-track
MSR 2020Ordinary PC member in Program Committee within the Technical Papers-track
PC Member in Registered Reports Committee within the Registered Reports-track
ICSE 2021Committee Member in Program Committee within the Technical Track-track
ASE 2019Committee Member in Program Committee within the Demonstrations-track
MSR 2019Author of Software Analytics in Action: A Hands-on Tutorial on Analyzing and Modelling Software Data within the MSR 2019 Education-track
ICPC 2019Committee Member in Program Committee within the ICPC 2019 Replications-track
ICSE 2020Judge in Judge within the ACM Student Research Competition-track
Author of The Impact of Correlated Metrics on the Interpretation of Defect Models within the Journal First-track
ICSE 2019Author of Mining Software Defects: Should We Consider Affected Releases? within the Technical Track-track
Author of The Impact of Class Rebalancing Techniques on the Performance and Interpretation of Defect Prediction Models within the Journal-First Papers-track
ICPC 2018Committee Member in Program Committee within the Tool Demonstration-track
MSR 2018Committee Member in Data Showcase Committe within the Data Showcase-track
* ICSE 2018 *Author of Studying the Dialogue Between Users and Developers of Free Apps in the Google Play Store within the Journal first papers-track
Author of An Experience Report on Defect Modelling in Practice: Pitfalls and Challenges within the SEIP - Software Engineering in Practice-track