Major publications by the team in recent years
  • 1J. Brunel, D. Doligez, R. R. Hansen, J. L. Lawall, G. Muller.

    A foundation for flow-based program matching using temporal logic and model checking, in: POPL, Savannah, GA, USA, ACM, January 2009, pp. 114–126.
  • 2L. Burgy, L. Réveillère, J. L. Lawall, G. Muller.

    Zebu: A Language-Based Approach for Network Protocol Message Processing, in: IEEE Trans. Software Eng., 2011, vol. 37, no 4, pp. 575-591.
  • 3P.-É. Dagand, A. Baumann, T. Roscoe.

    Filet-o-Fish: practical and dependable domain-specific languages for OS development, in: Programming Languages and Operating Systems (PLOS), 2009, pp. 51–55.
  • 4A. Kennedy, N. Benton, J. B. Jensen, P.-É. Dagand.

    Coq: The World's Best Macro Assembler?, in: PPDP, Madrid, Spain, ACM, 2013, pp. 13–24.
  • 5G. Muller, C. Consel, R. Marlet, L. P. Barreto, F. Mérillon, L. Réveillère.

    Towards Robust OSes for Appliances: A New Approach Based on Domain-specific Languages, in: Proceedings of the 9th Workshop on ACM SIGOPS European Workshop: Beyond the PC: New Challenges for the Operating System, Kolding, Denmark, 2000, pp. 19–24.
  • 6G. Muller, J. L. Lawall, H. Duchesne.

    A Framework for Simplifying the Development of Kernel Schedulers: Design and Performance Evaluation, in: HASE - High Assurance Systems Engineering Conference, Heidelberg, Germany, IEEE, October 2005, pp. 56–65.
  • 7F. Mérillon, L. Réveillère, C. Consel, R. Marlet, G. Muller.

    Devil: An IDL for hardware programming, in: Proceedings of the Fourth Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation (OSDI), San Diego, California, USENIX Association, October 2000, pp. 17–30.
  • 8Y. Padioleau, J. L. Lawall, R. R. Hansen, G. Muller.

    Documenting and Automating Collateral Evolutions in Linux Device Drivers, in: EuroSys, Glasgow, Scotland, March 2008, pp. 247–260.
  • 9N. Palix, G. Thomas, S. Saha, C. Calvès, J. L. Lawall, G. Muller.

    Faults in Linux: Ten Years Later, in: ASPLOS, Newport Beach, CA, USA, ACM, March 2011, pp. 305–318.
Publications of the year

Doctoral Dissertations and Habilitation Theses

Articles in International Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • 13T. F. Bissyandé, L. Réveillère, J. Lawall, G. Muller.

    Ahead of Time Static Analysis for Automatic Generation of Debugging Interfaces to the Linux Kernel, in: Automated Software Engineering, May 2014, pp. 1-39. [ DOI : 10.1007/s10515-014-0152-4 ]
  • 14M. C. Olesen, R. R. Hansen, J. L. Lawall, N. Palix.

    Coccinelle: Tool support for automated CERT C Secure Coding Standard certification, in: Science of Computer Programming, October 2014, vol. 91, no B, pp. 141–160.

Invited Conferences

  • 16K. Attouchi, G. Thomas, A. Bottaro, G. Muller.

    Memory Monitoring in a Multi-tenant OSGi Execution Environment, in: CBSE '14 -17th international ACM Sigsoft symposium on Component-based software engineering, Marcq-en-Baroeul, France, ACM, June 2014. [ DOI : 10.1145/2602458.2602467 ]
  • 17J. L. Lawall.

    Coccinelle: reducing the barriers to modularization in a large C code base, in: MODULARITY - 13th International Conference on Modularity, Lugano, Switzerland, W. Binder, E. Ernst, A. Peternier, R. Hirschfeld (editors), ACM, April 2014, pp. 5-6. [ DOI : 10.1145/2584469.2584661 ]

International Conferences with Proceedings

  • 18F. David, G. Thomas, J. Lawall, G. Muller.

    Continuously Measuring Critical Section Pressure with the Free-Lunch Profiler, in: OOPSLA 2014, Portland, Oregon, United States, ACM, October 2014. [ DOI : 10.1145/2660193.2660210 ]
  • 19L. Guo, J. Lawall, G. Muller.

    Oops! Where did that code snippet come from?, in: 11th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories, Hyderabad, India, P. T. Devanbu, S. Kim, M. Pinzger (editors), ACM, May 2014, pp. 52-61. [ DOI : 10.1145/2597073.2597094 ]
  • 20K. Pavneet Singh, F. Thung, D. Lo, J. Lawall.

    An Empirical Study on the Adequacy of Testing in Open Source Projects, in: 21st Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference, Jeju, South Korea, December 2014.
  • 21R. k. Saha, J. L. Lawall, S. Khurshid, D. E. Perry.

    On the Effectiveness of Information Retrieval Based Bug Localization for C Programs, in: ICSME 2014 - 30th International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution, Victoria, Canada, IEEE, September 2014, pp. 161-170. [ DOI : 10.1109/ICSME.2014.38 ]
  • 22Y. Tian, D. Lo, J. Lawall.

    Automated construction of a software-specific word similarity database, in: 2014 Software Evolution Week - IEEE Conference on Software Maintenance, Reengineering, and Reverse Engineering, CSMR-WCRE, Antwerp, Belgium, IEEE, February 2014, pp. 44-53.
  • 23Y. Tian, D. Lo, J. Lawall.

    SEWordSim: software-specific word similarity database, in: ICSE'14 - 36th International Conference on Software Engineering, Companion Proceedings, Hyderabad, India, P. Jalote, L. C. Briand, A. van der Hoek (editors), ACM/IEEE, June 2014, pp. 568-571. [ DOI : 10.1145/2591062.2591071 ]
  • 24S. Wang, D. Lo, J. Lawall.

    Compositional Vector Space Models for Improved Bug Localization, in: 30th International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution, Victoria, Canada, IEEE, September 2014, pp. 171-180.

Internal Reports

  • 25K. Attouchi, G. Thomas, A. Bottaro, J. L. Lawall, G. Muller.

    Incinerator - Eliminating Stale References in Dynamic OSGi Applications, Inria, February 2014, no RR-8485, 22 p.
  • 26F. David, G. Thomas, J. Lawall, G. Muller.

    Continuously Measuring Critical Section Pressure with the Free Lunch Profiler, Inria Whisper, March 2014, no RR-8486, 24 p.

Other Publications

  • 27Y. Tian, D. Lo, J. Lawall.

    SEWordSim: software-specific word similarity database, ACM, May 2014, pp. 568-571, ICSE Companion 2014 - Companion Proceedings of the 36th International Conference on Software Engineering . [ DOI : 10.1145/2591062.2591071 ]
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    WYSIWIB: Exploiting fine-grained program structure in a scriptable API-usage protocol-finding process, in: Software, Practice Experience, 2013, vol. 43, no 1, pp. 67–92.
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    Finding Error Handling Bugs in OpenSSL using Coccinelle, in: Proceeding of the 8th European Dependable Computing Conference (EDCC), Valencia, Spain, April 2010, pp. 191–196.
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    An automated approach for finding variable-constant pairing bugs, in: 25th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering, Antwerp, Belgium, September 2010, pp. 103–112.
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    Parsifal: a Pragmatic Solution to the Binary Parsing Problem, in: LangSec Workshop at IEEE Security & Privacy, May 2014.
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