My Year 2009 in Review

Noteworthy papers

Cross-project Defect Prediction – ESEC/FSE
Improving Bug Triage with Bug Tossing Graphs – ESEC/FSE
The Beauty and the Beast: Vulnerabilities in Red Hat’s Packages – USENIX

Talks

Cross-Project Defect Prediction – ESEC/FSE
Changes and Bugs: Mining and Predicting Development Activities – ICSM

Conferences that I attended

ICSE in Vancouver, USENIX Annual Conference in San Diego, DEFECTS in Chicago, ESEC/FSE in Amsterdam, ICSM in Edmonton

Other highlights

My first intern: Philip Guo (his paper on bugs just got accepted at ICSE)
Special issue of IEEE Software on Mining Software Archives
Finally printed my PhD thesis “Changes and Bugs” (via book on demand)
One year at Microsoft Research (tzimmer)