Mario Linares Vásquez
Assistant Professor

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ResearchGate GoogleScholar DPLB

  • Ph.D Computer Science, College of William and Mary, USA.
  • M.Sc Systems and Computing Engineering, Universidad Nacional, Colombia
  • B.Sc Systems and Computing Engineering, Universidad Nacional, Colombia

Interests and Research lines:

  • Software maintenance and Evolution (emphasis in Android Applications)
  • Software Repository Mining
  • Automatic Summarization Code Generation
  • Mobile Applications Automatic Tests

Research Group:

2016-20

LAB. ESTRUCTURAS DATOS

ESTRUCTURAS DE DATOS

PROGR CON TECNOLOGIAS WEB

2017-10

LAB. CONSTR. APLICAC. MOVILES

ESTRUCTURAS DE DATOS

LAB. ESTRUCTURAS DATOS

CONSTR. APLICACIONES MÓVILES

2017-20

CONSTR. APLICACIONES MÓVILES

LAB. CONSTR. APLICAC. MOVILES

PRUEBAS AUTOMÁTICAS

2018-10

PRUEBAS AUTOMÁTICAS

CONSTR. APLICACIONES MÓVILES

2018-19

PROYECTO DIRIGIDO

2018-20

CONSTR. APLICACIONES MÓVILES

ESTRUCTURAS DE DATOS

PRUEBAS AUTOMÁTICAS

LAB. ESTRUCTURAS DATOS

2019-10

CONSTR. APLICACIONES MÓVILES

PRUEBAS AUTOMÁTICAS

M-HEALTH

2019-20

PRUEBAS AUTOMÁTICAS

CONSTR. APLICACIONES MÓVILES

  • Automated Documentation of Android Apps Artículo

    2019

    Aghajani E, Bavota G, Linares-Vásquez M, Lanza M. (2019) Automated Documentation of Android Apps. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (ISSN 0098-5589) N/A (-), pp. 1-17. - 2019

  • Automatically Assessing Code Understandability Artículo

    2019

    Scalabrino S, Bavota G, Vendome C, Linares-Vásquez M, Poshyvanyk D, Rocco O. (2019) Automatically Assessing Code Understandability. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (ISSN 0098-5589) N/A (-), pp. 1-18. - 2019

  • Can Everyone use my app? An Empirical Study on Accessibility in Android Apps Capítulo en Memoria

    2019

    Vendome C, Solano D, Liñan S, Linares-Vásquez M. (2019) Can Everyone use my app? An Empirical Study on Accessibility in Android Apps. Proceedings of the 35th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ISBN 978-1-7281-3094-1) Estados Unidos. - 2019

  • Data-driven Solutions to Detect API Compatibility Issues in Android: An Empirical Study Capítulo en Memoria

    2019

    Scalabrino S, Bavota G, Linares-Vásquez M, Lanza M, Oliveto R. (2019) Data-driven Solutions to Detect API Compatibility Issues in Android: An Empirical Study. 16th International Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR'19) Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE/ACM 16th International Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR) (ISBN 978-1-7281-3370-6) - 2019

  • Kraken-Mobile: Cross-Device Interaction-based Testing of Android Apps Capítulo en Memoria

    2019

    Ravelo-Méndez W, Escobar-Velásquez C, Linares-Vásquez M. (2019) Kraken-Mobile: Cross-Device Interaction-based Testing of Android Apps. The 35th International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME'19) Proceedings of the 35th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ISBN 978-1-7281-3094-1) Estados Unidos. - 2019

  • OPIA: A Tool for On-Device Testing of Vulnerabilities in Android Applications Capítulo en Memoria

    2019

    Bello-Jiménez L, Mazuera A, Linares-Vásquez M, Bavota G. (2019) OPIA: A Tool for On-Device Testing of Vulnerabilities in Android Applications. 35th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution Cleveland (ICSME 19) Proceedings of the 35th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ISBN 978-1-7281-3094-1) Estados Unidos. - 2019

  • Perspectives in Testing Deep RL Capítulo en Memoria

    2019

    Cardozo N, Dusparic I, Linares-Vásquez M. (2019) Perspectives in Testing Deep RL. Workshop on Testing for Deep Learning and Deep Learning for Testing Montreal, Canadá. - 2019

  • Requirements Comprehension Using BPMN: An Empirical Study Capítulo de libro

    2019

    Vega O, Chavarriaga J, Linares-Vásquez M, Sanchez M. (2019) Requirements Comprehension Using BPMN: An Empirical Study. Empirical Studies on the Development of Executable Business Processes (ISBN 978-3-030-17666-2) pp. 85-111. Springer, Cham - 2019

  • Software Documentation Issues Unveiled Capítulo en Memoria

    2019

    Aghajani E, Csaba N, Vega O, Linares-Vásquez M, Moreno L, Bavota G, Lanza M. (2019) Software Documentation Issues Unveiled . 41st International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE'19) Proceedings of the 41st International Conference on Software Engineering (ISBN 978-1-7281-0869-8) Canadá. - 2019

  • The Android OS stack and its vulnerabilities: an empirical study Artículo

    2019

    Mazuera A, Bautista J, Linares-Vásquez M, Rueda S, Bavota G. (2019) The Android OS stack and its vulnerabilities: an empirical study. Empirical Software Engineering (ISSN 1382-3256) 24 (4), pp. 2056-2101. - 2019

  • A comprehensive model for code readability Artículo

    2018

    Simone S, Linares-Vásquez M, Rocco O, Denys P. (2018) A comprehensive model for code readability. Journal of Software: Evolution and Process (ISSN 2047-7473) 30 (6), pp. 1-23. - 2018

  • Aiding Comprehension of Unit Test Cases and Test Suites with Stereotype-based Tagging Capítulo en Memoria

    2018

    Boyang L, Vendome C, Linares-Vásquez M, Poshyvanyk D. (2018) Aiding Comprehension of Unit Test Cases and Test Suites with Stereotype-based Tagging. Proceedings of the 26th Conference on Program Comprehension (ISBN 978-1-4503-5714-2) Gothenburg, Suecia. - 2018

  • Automated Extraction of Augmented Models for Android Apps Capítulo en Memoria

    2018

    Liñan S, Bello-Jiménez L, Linares-Vásquez M. (2018) Automated Extraction of Augmented Models for Android Apps. Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ISBN 978-1-5386-7870-1) España. - 2018

  • Computer aided bug reporting system for GUI applications INDUSTRIAL_DESIGN

    2018

    Moran K, Linares-Vásquez M, Bernal-Cárdenas C, Poshyvanyk D. Computer aided bug reporting system for GUI applications. US Patent Office. (Código US Patent US10083106B2) (2018) - 2018

  • Crowdsourcing user reviews to support the evolution of mobile apps Artículo

    2018

    Palomba F, Linares-Vásquez M, Bavota G, Oliveto R, Penta M, Poshyvanyk D, Lucia A. (2018) Crowdsourcing user reviews to support the evolution of mobile apps. Journal of Systems and Software (ISSN 0164-1212) 137 (-), pp. 143-162. - 2018

  • MDroid+: A Mutation Testing Framework for Android Capítulo en Memoria

    2018

    Moran K, Tufano M, Bernal-Cárdenas C, Linares-Vásquez M, Bavota G, Vendome C, Penta M, Poshyvanyk D. (2018) MDroid+: A Mutation Testing Framework for Android. Proceedings of the 40th International Conference on Software Engineering: Companion Proceeedings (ISBN 978-1-4503-5663-3) Gothenburg, Suecia. - 2018

  • Multi-Objective Optimization of Energy Consumption of GUIs in Android Apps Artículo

    2018

    Linares-Vásquez M, Bavota G, Bernal-Cárdenas C, Penta M, Oliveto R, Poshyvanyk D. (2018) Multi-Objective Optimization of Energy Consumption of GUIs in Android Apps. ACM Trans. Softw. Eng. Methodol. (ISSN 1049-331X) 27 (3), pp. 14:1-14:47. - 2018

  • Mutode: Generic JavaScript and Node.Js Mutation Testing Tool Capítulo en Memoria

    2018

    Rodriguez-Baquero D, Linares-Vásquez M. (2018) Mutode: Generic JavaScript and Node.Js Mutation Testing Tool. Proceedings of the 27th ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis (ISBN 978-1-4503-5699-2) Amsterdam, Holanda. - 2018

  • Overcoming Language Dichotomies: Toward Effective Program Comprehension for Mobile App Development Capítulo en Memoria

    2018

    Moran K, Bernal-Cárdenas C, Linares-Vásquez M, Poshyvanyk D. (2018) Overcoming Language Dichotomies: Toward Effective Program Comprehension for Mobile App Development. Proceedings of the 26th Conference on Program Comprehension (ISBN 978-1-4503-5714-2) Gothenburg, Suecia. - 2018

  • To Distribute or Not to Distribute?: Why Licensing Bugs Matter Capítulo en Memoria

    2018

    Vendome C, German D, Penta M, Bavota G, Linares-Vásquez M, Poshyvanyk D. (2018) To Distribute or Not to Distribute?: Why Licensing Bugs Matter. Proceedings of the 40th International Conference on Software Engineering (ISBN 978-1-4503-5638-1) Gothenburg, Suecia. - 2018

  • An Empirical Study on Android-related Vulnerabilities Capítulo en Memoria

    2017

    Linares-Vásquez M, Bavota G, Escobar-Velásquez C. (2017) An Empirical Study on Android-related Vulnerabilities. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Mining Software Repositories (ISBN 978-1-5386-1544-7) - 2017

  • Automated GUI Testing of Android Apps: From Research to Practice Capítulo en Memoria

    2017

    Moran K, Linares-Vásquez M, Poshyvanyk D. (2017) Automated GUI Testing of Android Apps: From Research to Practice. Proceedings of the 39th International Conference on Software Engineering Companion (ISBN 978-1-5386-1589-8) Buenos Aires, Argentina. - 2017

  • Automatically Assessing Code Understandability: How Far Are We? Capítulo en Memoria

    2017

    Scalabrino S, Bavota G, Vendome C, Linares-Vásquez M, Poshyvanyk D, Oliveto R. (2017) Automatically Assessing Code Understandability: How Far Are We?. Proceedings of the 32Nd IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ISBN 978-1-5386-2684-9) - 2017

  • Continuous, Evolutionary and Large-Scale: A New Perspective for Automated Mobile App Testing Capítulo en Memoria

    2017

    Linares-Vásquez M, Moran K, Poshyvanyk D. (2017) Continuous, Evolutionary and Large-Scale: A New Perspective for Automated Mobile App Testing. Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME) (ISBN 978-1-5386-0992-7) - 2017

  • CrashScope: A Practical Tool for Automated Testing of Android Applications Capítulo en Memoria

    2017

    Moran K, Linares-Vásquez M, Bernal-Cárdenas C, Vendome C, Poshyvanyk D. (2017) CrashScope: A Practical Tool for Automated Testing of Android Applications. Proceedings of the 39th International Conference on Software Engineering Companion (ISBN 978-1-5386-1589-8) Buenos Aires, Argentina. - 2017

  • Enabling Mutation Testing for Android Apps Capítulo en Memoria

    2017

    Linares-Vásquez M, Bavota G, Tufano M, Moran K, Penta M, Vendome C, Bernal-Cárdenas C, Poshyvanyk D. (2017) Enabling Mutation Testing for Android Apps. Proceedings of the 2017 11th Joint Meeting on Foundations of Software Engineering (ISBN 978-1-4503-5105-8) Paderborn, Alemania. - 2017

  • GEMMA: Multi-objective Optimization of Energy Consumption of GUIs in Android Apps Capítulo en Memoria

    2017

    Linares-Vásquez M, Bernal-Cárdenas C, Bavota G, Oliveto R, Penta M, Poshyvanyk D. (2017) GEMMA: Multi-objective Optimization of Energy Consumption of GUIs in Android Apps. Proceedings of the 39th International Conference on Software Engineering Companion (ISBN 978-1-5386-1589-8) Buenos Aires, Argentina. - 2017

  • How developers micro-optimize Android apps Artículo

    2017

    Linares-Vásquez M, Vendome C, Tufano M, Poshyvanyk D. (2017) How developers micro-optimize Android apps. Journal of Systems and Software (ISSN 0164-1212) 130 (-), pp. 1-23. - 2017

  • How do Developers Test Android Applications? Capítulo en Memoria

    2017

    Linares-Vásquez M, Bernal-cardenas C, Moran K, Poshyvanyk D. (2017) How do Developers Test Android Applications?. Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME) (ISBN 978-1-5386-0992-7) China. - 2017

  • License usage and changes: a large-scale study on gitHub Artículo

    2017

    Vendome C, Bavota G, Penta M, Linares-Vásquez M, German D, Poshyvanyk D. (2017) License usage and changes: a large-scale study on gitHub. Empirical Software Engineering (ISSN 1382-3256) 22 (3), pp. 1537-1577. - 2017

  • Machine Learning-based Detection of Open Source License Exceptions Capítulo en Memoria

    2017

    Vendome C, Linares-Vásquez M, Bavota G, Penta M, German D, Poshyvanyk D. (2017) Machine Learning-based Detection of Open Source License Exceptions. Proceedings of the 39th International Conference on Software Engineering (ISBN 978-1-5386-3868-2) Buenos Aires, Argentina. - 2017

  • On-demand Developer Documentation Capítulo en Memoria

    2017

    Robillard M, Marcus A, Treude C, Bavota G, Chaparro O, Ernst N, Gerosa M, Godfrey M, Lanza M, Linares-Vásquez M, Murphy G, Trujillo-moreno S, Shepherd D, Wong E. (2017) On-demand Developer Documentation. Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME) (ISBN 978-1-5386-0992-7) - 2017

  • Documenting Database Usages and Schema Constraints in Database-centric Applications Capítulo en Memoria

    2016

    Linares-Vásquez M, Boyang L, Vendome C, Poshyvanyk D. (2016) Documenting Database Usages and Schema Constraints in Database-centric Applications. Proceedings of the 25th International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis (ISBN 978-1-4503-4390-9) - 2016

  • Auto-completing Bug Reports for Android Applications Capítulo en Memoria

    2015

    Moran K, Linares-Vásquez M, Bernal-Cárdenas C, Poshyvanyk D. (2015) Auto-completing Bug Reports for Android Applications. Proceedings of the 2015 10th Joint Meeting on Foundations of Software Engineering (ISBN 978-1-4503-3675-8) Bergamo, Italia. - 2015

  • Mining Android App Usages for Generating Actionable GUI-based Execution Scenarios Capítulo en Memoria

    2015

    Linares-Vásquez M, White M, Bernal-Cárdenas C, Moran K, Poshyvanyk D. (2015) Mining Android App Usages for Generating Actionable GUI-based Execution Scenarios. Proceedings of the 12th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories (ISBN 978-0-7695-5594-2) Florence, Italia. - 2015

  • Toward Deep Learning Software Repositories Capítulo en Memoria

    2015

    White M, Vendome C, Linares-Vásquez M, Poshyvanyk D. (2015) Toward Deep Learning Software Repositories. Proceedings of the 12th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories (ISBN 978-0-7695-5594-2) Florence, Italia. - 2015

  • Unsupervised Software Categorization Using Bytecode Capítulo en Memoria

    2015

    Escobar-avila J, Linares-Vásquez M, Haiduc S. (2015) Unsupervised Software Categorization Using Bytecode. Florence, Italia. - 2015

  • On using machine learning to automatically classify software applications into domain categories Artículo

    2014

    Linares-Vásquez M, Mcmillan C, Poshyvanyk D, Grechanik M. (2014) On using machine learning to automatically classify software applications into domain categories. Empirical Software Engineering (ISSN 1382-3256) 19 (3), pp. 582-618. - 2014

  • Supporting Evolution and Maintenance of Android Apps Capítulo en Memoria

    2014

    Linares-Vásquez M. (2014) Supporting Evolution and Maintenance of Android Apps. Companion Proceedings of the 36th International Conference on Software Engineering (ISBN 978-1-4503-2768-8) Hyderabad, India. - 2014

  • Triaging Incoming Change Requests: Bug or Commit History, or Code Authorship? Capítulo en Memoria

    2012

    Poshyvanyk D, Dang H, Hossen K, Kagdi H, Gethers M, Linares-Vásquez M. (2012) Triaging Incoming Change Requests: Bug or Commit History, or Code Authorship?. Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance (ICSM) (ISBN 978-1-4673-2313-0) - 2012

 

 

Education

Degree Discipline Institution Year
Ph.D Computer Science College of William and Mary, USA 2016
M.Sc Systems and Computing Engineering Universidad Nacional, Colombia 2009
B.Sc Systems and Computing Engineering Universidad Nacional, Colombia 2005

 

Academic experience

Institution Rank Tittle (chair, coordinator, etc.) When Full time or part-time
College of William and Mary Lab Instructor/ Research Assistant   2012-2016 PF(FT
Universidad Nacional de Colombia Assistant professor   2008-2012 FT

 

Non-academic experience

Company or entity Title Brief description of position When Full time or part-time
Liminal Ltda. Co-Founder, Software Architect   2006 – 2017 PT

 

Certifications or professional registrations

Engineering National Council (COPNIA) Professional Card, IEEE Member, ACM Member

 

Current membership in professional organizations

IEEE Member, ACM Member

 

Honors and awards

ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award, ICPC’16 – Awarded by ACM SIGSOFT; 2016 Stephen K. Park Graduate Research Award – Awarded by Computer Science Department, College of William and Mary; ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award, ESEC/FSE’15 – Awarded by ACM SIGSOFT; First Place Graduate Student Winner of the ACM Student Research Competition at ICSE 2015 – Awarded by ACM SIGSOFT

 

Service activities (within and outside of the institutions)

Organizing Committee Tool Demo Track Chair: The 25th IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution and Reengineering (SANER’18)
Editorial Board Member Information and Software Technology.
Journal Reviewer Transactions on Software Engineering; Empirical Software Engineering; Journal of Systems and Software; Information and Software Technology; IEEE Software; Journal of Software: Evolution and Process
Program Committee /Expert Panel Member IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering; International Workshop on App Market Analytics; IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution and Reengineering; Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories;

IEEE International Conference on Program Comprehension

 

List of the most important publications and presentations from the past five years

Linares-Vásquez M., Vendome, C., Tufano M,. Poshyvanyk D. How Developers Micro-Optimize Android Apps. Journal of Systems and Software, 2017, Accepted. DOI: 10.1016/j.jss.2017.04.018

Vendome, C., Linares-Vásquez, M., Bavota, G., Di Penta, M., German, D., Poshyvanyk, D., “Machine Learning-Based Detection of Open Source License Exception”, in Proceedings of ICSE’17, 2017, to appear, 12 pages.

Bavota, G., Linares-Vásquez, M., Bernal-Cárdenas, C., Di Penta, M., Oliveto, R., and Poshyvanyk, D., “The Impact of API Change- and Fault-Proneness on the User Ratings of Android Apps”, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE), vol. 41, no. 4, April 2015, pp. 384-407. DOI: 10.1109/TSE.2014.2367027

Linares-Vásquez, M., Bavota, G., Bernal-Cárdenas, C., Oliveto, R., and Poshyvanyk, D., “Optimizing Energy Consumption of GUIs in Android Apps: A Multi-objective Approach”,  in Proceedings of ESEC/FSE’15, 2015, pp. 143-154. ACM  SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/2786805.2786847

Linares-Vásquez, M., McMillan, C., Poshyvanyk, D., and Grechanik, M., “On Using Machine Learning to Automatically Classify Software Applications into Domain Categories”, Empirical Software Engineering (EMSE), vol. 19, no. 3, June 2014, pp. 582-618. DOI:10.1007/s10664-012-9230-z

 

List the most recent professional development activities

CITI training, Teaching Development Seminar

 

Percentage of time available for research or scholarly activities

Teaching 50%, Research 30% and Curricular Committee 20%.

 

Percentage of time committed to the program

100% (Full Time)