Publications

* for corresponding authors;
Research Summary: ESEC/FSE(1), ASE(2), IEEE TSE(1), SANER(3), ISSRE(2), ICPC (2), JSS(2), IST(2), JCST(1)

2021

[23] Just-in-Time Defect Prediction for Android Apps via Imbalanced Deep Learning Model Kunsong Zhao, Zhou Xu, Meng Yan, Yutian Tang, Ming Fan, Gemma Catolino SAC 2021
[22] A Systematical Study on Application Performance Management Libraries for Apps Yutian Tang*, Haoyu Wang, Xian Zhan, Xiapu Luo*, Yajin Zhou, Hao Zhou, Qiben Yan, Yulei Sui, Jacky Keung, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE) [CCF-A][JCR-Q1][IF=6.112] (in Major)

2020

[21] Demystifying Diehard Android Apps Hao Zhou, Haoyu Wang, Yajin Zhou, Xiapu Luo, Yutian Tang, Lei Xue, Ting Wang. ASE'20 [CCF-A][Core-A]
@INPROCEEDINGS{zhou:ase20,
            author={H. {Zhou} and H. {Wang} and Y. {Zhou} and X. {Luo} and Y. {Tang} and L. {Xue} and T. {Wang}},
            booktitle={2020 35th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE)}, 
            title={Demystifying Diehard Android Apps}, 
            year={2020},
            volume={},
            number={},}
      
[20] Simplified Deep Forest Model based Just-In-Time Defect Prediction for Android Mobile Apps Kunsong Zhao, Zhou Xu, Tao Zhang, Yutian Tang QRS'20 [CCF-C]
@inproceedings{zhao:qrs20,
        author = {Kunsong Zhao, Zhou Xu, Tao Zhang, and Yutian Tang},
        title = {Simplified Deep Forest Model based Just-In-Time Defect Prediction for Android Mobile Apps},
        year = {2020},
        booktitle = {20th International Conference on Software Quality, Reliability, and Security (QRS)},
        }
      
[19] All Your App Links are Belong to Us: Understanding the Threats of Instant Apps based Attacks Yutian Tang, Yulei Sui, Haoyu Wang, Xiapu Luo, Hao Zhou, Zhou Xu. ESEC/FSE'20 [CCF-A][Core-A*]
[Highlight]: The vulnerability reported is confirmed by Google Security Team.
@inproceedings{tang:fse20,
        author = {Tang, Yutian and Sui, Yulei and Wang, Haoyu and Luo, Xiapu and Zhou, Hao and Xu, Zhou},
        title = {All Your App Links Are Belong to Us: Understanding the Threats of Instant Apps Based Attacks},
        year = {2020},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of the 28th ACM Joint Meeting on European Software Engineering Conference and Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering},
        pages = {914–926},
        series = {ESEC/FSE 2020}
        }
      
[18] Resource Race Attacks on Android Yan Cai, Yutian Tang, Haicheng Li, Le Yu, Hao Zhou, Xiapu Luo, Liang He, Purui Su SANER'20 [CCF-B][Core-B]
[Highlight]: The vulnerability reported is confirmed by Google Security Team.
@INPROCEEDINGS{cai:saner20,
              author={Y. {Cai} and Y. {Tang} and H. {Li} and L. {Yu} and H. {Zhou} and X. {Luo} and L. {He} and P. {Su}},
              booktitle={2020 IEEE 27th International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution and Reengineering (SANER)}, 
              title={Resource Race Attacks on Android}, 
              year={2020},
              pages={47-58},}
      
[17] Feature Location Benchmark for Decomposing and Reusing Android Apps Yutian Tang, Hao Zhou, Zhou Xu, Xiapu Luo, Yan Cai, and Tao Zhang. arXiv
@article{tang:arxiv20,
            title={Feature Location Benchmark for Decomposing and Reusing Android Apps},
            author={Tang, Yutian and Zhou, Hao and Xu, Zhou and Luo, Xiapu and Cai, Yan and Zhang, Tao},
            journal={arXiv preprint arXiv:2005.04008},
            year={2020}
          }
      
[16] Feature Selection and Embedding Based Cross Project Framework for Identifying Crashing Fault Residence Zhou Xu, Tao Zhang, Jacky Keung, Meng Yan, Xiapu Luo, Xiaohong Zhang, Ling Xu, Yutian Tang IST 2020[CCF-B][JCR-Q1].
@article{xu:ist20,
            title = "Feature selection and embedding based cross project framework for identifying crashing fault residence",
            journal = "Information and Software Technology",
            volume = "131",
            pages = "106452",
            year = "2021",
            author = "Zhou Xu and Tao Zhang and Jacky Keung and Meng Yan and Xiapu Luo and Xiaohong Zhang and Ling Xu and Yutian Tang",
            }
      

2019

[15] Demystifying Application Performance Management Libraries for Android Yutian Tang, Xian Zhan, Hao Zhou, Xiapu Luo, Zhou Xu, Yajin Zhou, Qiben Yan ASE 2019[CCF-A][Core-A].
@INPROCEEDINGS{tang:ase19,
            author={Y. {Tang} and X. {Zhan} and H. {Zhou} and X. {Luo} and Z. {Xu} and Y. {Zhou} and Q. {Yan}},
            booktitle={2019 34th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE)}, 
            title={Demystifying Application Performance Management Libraries for Android}, 
            year={2019},
            volume={},
            number={},
            pages={682-685},
            doi={10.1109/ASE.2019.00069}}
     
[14] Identifying Crashing Fault Residence Based on Cross Project Model Zhou Xu, Shuai Pang, Yifeng Zhang, Yutian Tang, Jin Liu, Xiapu Luo, Jacky Keung, Xiaohui Cui, ISSRE 2019[CCF-B][Core-A].
@INPROCEEDINGS{xu:issre19,
          author={Z. {Xu} and T. {Zhang} and Y. {Zhang} and Y. {Tang} and J. {Liu} and X. {Luo} and J. {Keung} and X. {Cui}},
          booktitle={2019 IEEE 30th International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE)}, 
          title={Identifying Crashing Fault Residence Based on Cross Project Model}, 
          year={2019},
          volume={},
          number={},
          pages={183-194},
          doi={10.1109/ISSRE.2019.00027}}
     
[13] MVSE: Effort-Aware Heterogeneous Defect Prediction via Multiple-View Spectral Embedding Zhou Xu, Sizhe Ye, Tao Zhang, Zhen Xia, Shuai Pang, Yong Wang, Yutian Tang QRS 2019 [CCF-C].
@INPROCEEDINGS{xu:qrs19,
            author={Z. {Xu} and S. {Ye} and T. {Zhang} and Z. {Xia} and S. {Pang} and Y. {Wang} and Y. {Tang}},
            booktitle={2019 IEEE 19th International Conference on Software Quality, Reliability and Security (QRS)}, 
            title={MVSE: Effort-Aware Heterogeneous Defect Prediction via Multiple-View Spectral Embedding}, 
            year={2019},
            volume={},
            number={},
            pages={10-17}}
     
[12] A Comparative Study of Android Repackaged Apps Detection Techniques Xian Zhan, Tao Zhang, Yutian Tang SANER 2019 [CCF-B][Core-B].
@INPROCEEDINGS{xian:saner19,
            author={X. {Zhan} and T. {Zhang} and Y. {Tang}},
            booktitle={2019 IEEE 26th International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution and Reengineering (SANER)}, 
            title={A Comparative Study of Android Repackaged Apps Detection Techniques}, 
            year={2019},
            pages={321-331},}
     
[11] LDFR: Learning deep feature representation for software defect prediction Zhou Xu, Shuai Li, Jun Xu, Jin Liu, Xiapu Luo, Yifeng Zhang, Tao Zhang, Jacky Keung, Yutian Tang JSS 2019 [CCF-B][JCR-Q1].
@article{xu:jss19a,
            title = "LDFR: Learning deep feature representation for software defect prediction",
            journal = "Journal of Systems and Software",
            volume = "158",
            year = "2019",
            author = "Zhou Xu, Shuai Li, Jun Xu, Jin Liu, Xiapu Luo, Yifeng Zhang, Tao Zhang, Jacky Keung, and Yutian Tang",
          }
     
[10] Cross Project Defect Prediction via Balanced Distribution Adaptation based Transfer Learning Zhou Xu, Shuai Pang, Tao Zhang, Xiapu Luo, Jin Liu, Yutian Tang, Xiao Yu, Lei Xue, JCST Journal 2019 [CCF-B].
@article{xu:jcst19,
          title = "Cross Project Defect Prediction via Balanced Distribution Adaptation based Transfer Learning",
          journal = "Journal of Computer Science and Technology",
          volume = "24",
          number="5",
          pages = "1039--1062",
          year = "2019",
          author = "Zhou Xu, Shuai Pang, Tao Zhang, Xiapu Luo, Jin Liu, Yutian Tang, Xiao Yu, Lei Xue,",
        }
   
[9] TSTSS: A Two-Stage Training Subset Selection Framework for Cross Version Defect Prediction Zhou Xu, Shuai Li, Xiapu Luo, Jin Liu, Tao Zhang, Yutian Tang, Jun Xu, Peipei Yuan, Jacky Keung, JSS 2019 [CCF-B][JCR-Q1].
@article{xu:jss19,
            title = "TSTSS: A two-stage training subset selection framework for cross version defect prediction",
            journal = "Journal of Systems and Software",
            volume = "154",
            pages = "59 - 78",
            year = "2019",
            author = "Zhou Xu and Shuai Li and Xiapu Luo and Jin Liu and Tao Zhang and Yutian Tang and Jun Xu and Peipei Yuan and Jacky Keung",
          }
     

On or Before 2018

[8] The Pathway to Customised Product Solutions Yutian Tang Ph.D. thesis, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 2018.
@phdthesis{tang:thesis,
      title        = {The Pathway to Customised Product Solutions},
      author       = {Yutian Tang},
      school       = {The Hong Kong Polytechnic University},
      year         = 2018,
    }
[7] Software Defect Prediction Based on Kernel PCA and Weighted Extreme Learning Machine Zhou Xu, Jin Liu, Xiapu Luo, Zijiang Yang, Yifeng Zhang, Peipei Yuan, Yutian Tang, Tao Zhang, IST Journal [CCF-B][JCR-Q1].
@article{xu:ist18,
        title = "Software defect prediction based on kernel PCA and weighted extreme learning machine",
        journal = "Information and Software Technology",
        volume = "106",
        pages = "182 - 200",
        year = "2019",
        author = "Zhou Xu and Jin Liu and Xiapu Luo and Zijiang Yang and Yifeng Zhang and Peipei Yuan and Yutian Tang and Tao Zhang",}
[6] A Smart Context-aware Program Assistant based on Dynamic Programming Event Modeling Xuejiao Zhao, Hongwei Li, Yutian Tang, Dongjing Gao, Lingfeng Bao, Chinghung Lee ISSRE 2018 [CCF-B][Core-A].
🏅[Highlight]: Best Industry Paper Award.
@INPROCEEDINGS{zhao:issre18,
        author={X. {Zhao} and H. {Li} and Y. {Tang} and D. {Gao} and L. {Bao} and C. {Lee}},
        booktitle={2018 IEEE International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering Workshops (ISSREW)}, 
        title={A Smart Context-Aware Program Assistant Based on Dynamic Programming Event Modeling}, 
        year={2018},
        pages={24-29},
        }
[5] Cross Version Defect Prediction with Representative Data via Sparse Subset Selection Zhou Xu, Shuai Li,Yutian Tang, Xiapu Luo, Tao Zhang, Jin Liu, and Jun Xu, ICPC 2018 [CCF-B][Core-B].
@inproceedings{xu:icpc18,
            author = {Xu, Zhou and Li, Shuai and Tang, Yutian and Luo, Xiapu and Zhang, Tao and Liu, Jin and Xu, Jun},
            title = {Cross Version Defect Prediction with Representative Data via Sparse Subset Selection},
            year = {2018},
            booktitle = {Proceedings of the 26th Conference on Program Comprehension},
            pages = {132–143}}
[4] Constructing Feature Model by Identifying Variability-aware Modules Yutian Tang, and Hareton Leung. ICPC 2017 [CCF-B][Core-B].
@INPROCEEDINGS{tang:icpc17,
            author={Y. {Tang} and H. {Leung}},
            booktitle={2017 IEEE/ACM 25th International Conference on Program Comprehension (ICPC)}, 
            title={Constructing Feature Model by Identifying Variability-Aware Modules}, 
            year={2017},
            pages={263-274},
            doi={10.1109/ICPC.2017.21}}
[3] StiCProb: A Novel Feature Mining Approach using Conditional Probability Yutian Tang, and Hareton Leung. SANER 2017 [CCF-B][Core-B].
@INPROCEEDINGS{tang:saner17,  
         author={Y. {Tang} and H. {Leung}}, 
         booktitle={2017 IEEE 24th International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution and Reengineering (SANER)},   
         title={StiCProb: A novel feature mining approach using conditional probability},   
         year={2017},
         pages={45-55},
         doi={10.1109/SANER.2017.7884608}}
[2] Feature Mining for Product Line Construction Yutian Tang, and Hareton Leung. SOFTENG 2015.
@inproceedings{tang:softeng15,
      title        = {Feature Mining for Product Line Construction},
      author       = {Yutian Tang and Hareton Leung},
      booktitle    = {The First International Conference on Advances and Trends in Software Engineering (SOFTENG)},
      year         = 2015,
      address      = {Spain},
    }
[1] A Top-down Feature Mining Framework for Software Product Line Yutian Tang, Hareton Leung. 17th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS), 2015
@article{tang:iceis15,
      title        = {A Top-down Feature Mining Framework for Software Product Line},
      author       = {Yutian Tang and Harton Leung},
      journal      = {17th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS)},
      year         = 2015,
      }