Our work on Decomposing Convolutional Neural Networks into Reusable and Replaceable Modules selected for ICSE'22
December 10, 2021
In this paper, we propose an approach to decompose a convolutional neural network (CNN) model used for image classification into modules, in which each module...Papers
Our paper on Data Science Pipeline is selected for ICSE'22 Research Track
December 03, 2021
This work attempts to inform the art and practice of designing data science (DS) pipeline. Our investigation suggest that DS pipeline is a well used...Papers
Our paper on Fair Preprocessing is selected for ESEC/FSE'21 Research Track
May 20, 2021
This work proposed a causal method to measure fairness of components in machine learning pipeline. Specifically, it evaluates many preprocessing stages in the pipeline and...Papers
ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award at ESEC/FSE 2020
August 20, 2020
PhD student Rangeet Pan and Hridesh Rajan have received an ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award at the ACM Joint European Software Engineering Conference and Symposium...
Pan earns 2nd Place at the ACM Student Research Competition at the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE)
July 30, 2020
Graduate student Rangeet Pan earned second place at the ACM Student Research Competition at 42nd International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) 2020 for his work...
Alumni Mehdi Bagherzadeh receives EAPLS Best Paper Award
July 29, 2020
The EAPLS Best Paper Award 2020 is awarded to the paper “An Empirical Study on the Use and Misuse of Java 8 Streams”, by Raffi...
Our paper on decomposing a Deep Neural Network into Modules is selected for ESEC/FSE'20
May 19, 2020
This work presents takes the first step toward decomposing a monolithic deep neural network (DNN) into modules so that components of the deep neural network...Papers
Our paper on Empirical Study on Model Fairness is selected for ESEC/FSE'20
May 19, 2020
This work presents a comprehensive study of machine learning models to understand whether they exhibit bias. The paper’s abstract: ``Machine learning models are increasingly being...Papers
Lab launches data science infrastructure to advance COVID-19 research
March 30, 2020
As researchers and public-health experts join forces to battle COVID-19, computer scientists from Iowa State University have developed a data science infrastructure that will drastically...
Our paper on Bespoke Control Flow Analysis CFA at Scale is selected for ICSE'20
December 08, 2019
This work proposes bespoke control flow analysis (bcfa), a novel source code analysis technique for performing large scale source code analysis over the control flow...Papers
Our paper on Repairing Deep Neural Networks is selected for ICSE'20
December 08, 2019
This work presents a comprehensive study of bug repair patterns for five DNN libraries The paper’s abstract: ``Significant interest in applying Deep Neural Network (DNN)...Papers
Samantha-Syed Khairunnesa has successfully passed her PhD preliminary exam
December 06, 2019
Samantha-Syed Khairunnesa has successfully passed the PhD preliminary exam. The proposal abstract: ``Uncertainty is an integral part of ML programs, and, it is to be...Event Link
Hamid Bagheri has successfully passed his PhD preliminary exam
September 25, 2019
Hamid Bagheri has successfully passed the PhD preliminary exam. The proposal abstract: ``Every day, many scientists around the world use NCBI’s non-redundant (NR) database to...Event Link
2019 Midwest Big Data Summer School
May 20, 2019
Building on the inaugural 2016, 2017, and 2018 editions, the 2019 edition has started. This edition will be held from May 20-23, 2019 in Ames,...
Fulbright Award Leads to International Workshop
December 17, 2018
The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board had selected Prof. Rajan for the 2018-19 U.S. Scholar Award. This award led to an international workshop on...
Prof. Hridesh Rajan receives 2018-19 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award
March 07, 2018
The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board has selected Prof. Rajan for the 2018-19 U.S. Scholar Award. According to the award letter "The Fulbright Program,...
Registration open for 2018 Midwest Big Data Summer School
February 19, 2018
Early registration is now open for the 2018 Midwest Big Data Summer School to be held from May 14-17, 2018 in Ames, Iowa on Iowa...
ACM Recognizes Dr. Hridesh Rajan as a Distinguished Member
November 08, 2017
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has recognized Dr. Hridesh Rajan as one of 43 distinguished member for 2017. More details can be found here....
2017 Midwest Big Data Summer School, a success!
July 10, 2017
The 2017 Midwest Big Data Summer School held from July 10-14, 2017 in Ames, Iowa on Iowa State University campus was another successful edition. Over...
Dr. Zhen Yu joins as Postdoctoral Fellow
June 29, 2017
Dr. Zhen Yu has joined the Laboratory for Software Design as a Postdoctoral Fellow. Dr. Yu who prefers to go by Zhen obtained his Ph.D....
Registration open for 2017 Midwest Big Data Summer School
May 12, 2017
Early registration is now open for the 2017 Midwest Big Data Summer School to be held from July 10-14, 2017 in Ames, Iowa on Iowa...
Prof. Hridesh Rajan Named Kingland Professor
May 02, 2017
Prof. Hridesh Rajan, professor in the Department of Computer Science, was named Kingland Professor of Data Analytics. Rajan is the director of the Laboratory for...
A Paper on Candoia Platform and Ecosystem will Appear at MSR 2017, a conference co-located with ICSE 2017
March 14, 2017
A paper on the Candoia Platform and Ecosystem has been accepted at the 14th International Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR 2017), a conference co-located...Candoia MSR 2017 ICSE 2017
Graduate Research Assistant Needed in the Panini Project
February 10, 2017
The Laboratory for Software Design in the Department of Computer Science at Iowa State University is seeking a graduate student to work on the Panini...Panini
Laboratory for Software Design Recruiting a Postdoctoral Fellow
February 05, 2017
The Laboratory for Software Design in the Department of Computer Science at Iowa State University is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to work on the Boa...Boa
Jackson Maddox graduates with a Bachelors degree with Honors
December 17, 2016
Dr. Mehdi Bagherzadeh graduates with a Ph.D. degree
September 07, 2016