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SABETZADEH Mehrdad

Main Referenced Co-authors
BRIAND, Lionel  (56)
ARORA, Chetan  (14)
NEJATI, Shiva  (14)
Zimmer, Frank (13)
SANNIER, Nicolas  (10)
Main Referenced Keywords
Case Study Research (9); Natural Language Processing (NLP) (9); Natural Language Processing (8); Natural-language Requirements (6); Machine Learning (5);
Main Referenced Unit & Research Centers
Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) > Software Verification and Validation Lab (SVV Lab) (34)
Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) > SVV - Software Verification and Validation (8)
SnT (2)
Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (1)
Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust - SnT (1)
Main Referenced Disciplines
Computer science (61)

Publications (total 61)

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Sleimi, A., Sannier, N., Sabetzadeh, M., Briand, L., & Dann, J. (2018). Automated Extraction of Semantic Legal Metadata Using Natural Language Processing. In the 26th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference, Banff, Alberta, 20-24 August 2018 (pp. 124-135). https://hdl.handle.net/10993/36228

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Arora, C., Sabetzadeh, M., Briand, L., & Zimmer, F. (01 May 2015). Automated Checking of Conformance to Requirements Templates using Natural Language Processing. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, 41 (10), 944 - 968. doi:10.1109/TSE.2015.2428709 https://hdl.handle.net/10993/20940

Ezzini, S., Abualhaija, S., Arora, C., & Sabetzadeh, M. (2023). AI-based Question Answering Assistance for Analyzing Natural-language Requirements. In Proceedings of the 45th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE'23), Melbourne 14-20 May 2023. IEEE Press. doi:10.1109/ICSE48619.2023.00113
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Amaral Cejas, O., Abualhaija, S., Torre, D., Sabetzadeh, M., & Briand, L. (2021). AI-enabled Automation for Completeness Checking of Privacy Policies. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering. doi:10.1109/TSE.2021.3124332
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Amaral Cejas, O., Abualhaija, S., Sabetzadeh, M., & Briand, L. (2021). A Model-based Conceptualization of Requirements for Compliance Checking of Data Processing against GDPR. In Proceedings of the 2021 IEEE 29th International Requirements Engineering Conference Workshops (REW). IEEE. doi:10.1109/REW53955.2021.00009
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Veizaga Campero, A. M., Alferez, M., Torre, D., Sabetzadeh, M., & Briand, L. (July 2021). On Systematically Building a Controlled Natural Language for Functional Requirements. Empirical Software Engineering, 26 (4), 79. doi:10.1007/s10664-021-09956-6
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Ezzini, S., Abualhaija, S., Arora, C., Sabetzadeh, M., & Briand, L. (2021). MAANA: An Automated Tool for DoMAin-specific HANdling of Ambiguity. In Proceedings of the 2021 IEEE/ACM 43rd International Conference on Software Engineering: Companion Proceedings (ICSE-Companion). IEEE. doi:10.1109/ICSE-Companion52605.2021.00082
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Ezzini, S., Abualhaija, S., Arora, C., Sabetzadeh, M., & Briand, L. (2021). Using Domain-specific Corpora for Improved Handling of Ambiguity in Requirements. In Proceedings of the 43rd International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE'21), Madrid 25-28 May 2021. IEEE. doi:10.1109/ICSE43902.2021.00133
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Sleimi, A., Sannier, N., Sabetzadeh, M., Briand, L., Ceci, M., & Dann, J. (24 March 2021). An Automated Framework for the Extraction of Semantic Legal Metadata from Legal Texts. Empirical Software Engineering, 26 (3), 43. doi:10.1007/s10664-020-09933-5
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Torre, D., Alferez, M., Soltana, G., Sabetzadeh, M., & Briand, L. (2021). Modeling Data Protection and Privacy: Application and Experience with GDPR. Software and Systems Modeling. doi:10.1007/s10270-021-00935-5
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Shin, S. Y., Chaouch, K., Nejati, S., Sabetzadeh, M., Briand, L., & Zimmer, F. (2021). Uncertainty-aware Specification and Analysis for Hardware-in-the-Loop Testing of Cyber Physical Systems. Journal of Systems and Software. doi:10.1016/j.jss.2020.110813
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Veizaga Campero, A. M., Alferez, M., Torre, D., Sabetzadeh, M., Briand, L., & Pitskhelauri, E. (2020). Leveraging Natural-language Requirements for Deriving Better Acceptance Criteria from Models. In Proceedings of 23rd ACM / IEEE International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MODELS) (pp. 218-228). doi:10.1145/3365438.3410953
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Torre, D., Abualhaija, S., Sabetzadeh, M., Briand, L., Baetens, K., Goes, P., & Forastier, S. (2020). An AI-assisted Approach for Checking the Completeness of Privacy Policies Against GDPR. In Proceedings of the 28th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE’20), Zurich, Switzerland, August 31 - September 04, 2020 (pp. 136-146). IEEE. doi:10.1109/RE48521.2020.00025
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Shin, S. Y., Nejati, S., Sabetzadeh, M., Briand, L., Arora, C., & Zimmer, F. (2020). Dynamic Adaptation of Software-defined Networks for IoT Systems: A Search-based Approach. In Proceedings of the 15th International Symposium on Software Engineering for Adaptive and Self-Managing Systems (SEAMS'20). doi:10.1145/3387939.3391603
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Soltana, G., Sabetzadeh, M., & Briand, L. (April 2020). Practical Constraint Solving for Generating System Test Data. ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology, 29 (2), 11:1-11:48. doi:10.1145/3381032
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Sleimi, A., Ceci, M., Sabetzadeh, M., Briand, L., & Dann, J. (2020). Automated Recommendation of Templates for Legal Requirements. In Proceedings of the 28th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE'20).
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Bettaieb, S., Shin, S. Y., Sabetzadeh, M., Briand, L., Garceau, M., & Meyers, A. (2020). Using Machine Learning to Assist with the Selection of Security Controls During Security Assessment. Empirical Software Engineering, 25 (4), 2550–2582. doi:10.1007/s10664-020-09814-x
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Abualhaija, S., Arora, C., Sabetzadeh, M., Briand, L., & Traynor, M. (2020). Automated Demarcation of Requirements in Textual Specifications: A Machine Learning-Based Approach. Empirical Software Engineering. doi:10.1007/s10664-020-09864-1
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Alferez, M., Pastore, F., Sabetzadeh, M., Briand, L., & Riccardi, J.-R. (2019). Bridging the Gap between Requirements Modeling and Behavior-driven Development. In Proceedings of 22nd IEEE / ACM International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MODELS). doi:10.1109/MODELS.2019.00008
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Torre, D., Soltana, G., Sabetzadeh, M., Briand, L., Auffinger, Y., & Goes, P. (2019). Using Models to Enable Compliance Checking against the GDPR: An Experience Report. In Proceedings of the IEEE / ACM 22nd International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MODELS 19) (pp. 1-11). ACM/IEEE. doi:10.1109/MODELS.2019.00-20
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Arora, C., Sabetzadeh, M., & Briand, L. (July 2019). An Empirical Study on the Potential Usefulness of Domain Models for Completeness Checking of Requirements. Empirical Software Engineering, 24 (4), 2509–2539. doi:10.1007/s10664-019-09693-x
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Arora, C., Sabetzadeh, M., Nejati, S., & Briand, L. (February 2019). An Active Learning Approach for Improving the Accuracy of Automated Domain Model Extraction. ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology, 28 (1). doi:10.1145/3293454
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Bettaieb, S., Shin, S. Y., Sabetzadeh, M., Briand, L., Nou, G., & Garceau, M. (2019). Decision Support for Security-Control Identification Using Machine Learning. In International Working Conference on Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality, Essen 18-21 March 2019.
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Sleimi, A., Ceci, M., Sannier, N., Sabetzadeh, M., Briand, L., & Dann, J. (2019). A Query System for Extracting Requirements-related Information from Legal Texts. In Proceedings of the 27th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE'19), pp. 319-329.
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Abualhaija, S., Arora, C., Sabetzadeh, M., Briand, L., & Vaz, E. (2019). A Machine Learning-Based Approach for Demarcating Requirements in Textual Specifications. In Proceedings of the 27th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE'19), Jeju, Korea (South), 23-27 September, 2019. IEEE. doi:10.1109/RE.2019.00017
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Shin, S. Y., Chaouch, K., Nejati, S., Sabetzadeh, M., Briand, L., & Zimmer, F. (2018). HITECS: A UML Profile and Analysis Framework for Hardware-in-the-Loop Testing of Cyber Physical Systems. In Proceedings of ACM/IEEE 21st International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MODELS’18). doi:10.1145/3239372.3239382
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Basili, V., Briand, L., Bianculli, D., Nejati, S., Pastore, F., & Sabetzadeh, M. (September 2018). Software Engineering Research and Industry: A Symbiotic Relationship to Foster Impact. IEEE Software, 35 (5), 44-49. doi:10.1109/MS.2018.290110216
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Sleimi, A., Sannier, N., Sabetzadeh, M., Briand, L., & Dann, J. (2018). Automated Extraction of Semantic Legal Metadata Using Natural Language Processing. In the 26th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference, Banff, Alberta, 20-24 August 2018 (pp. 124-135).
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Shin, S. Y., Nejati, S., Sabetzadeh, M., Briand, L., & Zimmer, F. (2018). Test Case Prioritization for Acceptance Testing of Cyber Physical Systems: A Multi-Objective Search-Based Approach. In Proceedings of the ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis (ISSTA'18). New York, United States: ACM. doi:10.1145/3213846.3213852
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Soltana, G., Sannier, N., Sabetzadeh, M., & Briand, L. (2018). Model-Based Simulation of Legal Policies: Framework, Tool Support, and Validation. Software and Systems Modeling, 17 (3), 851-883. doi:10.1007/s10270-016-0542-0
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Arora, C., Sabetzadeh, M., Briand, L., & Zimmer, F. (October 2017). Automated Extraction and Clustering of Requirements Glossary Terms. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, 43 (10), 918-945. doi:10.1109/TSE.2016.2635134
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Sannier, N., Sabetzadeh, M., & Briand, L. (2017). From RELAW Research to Practice: Reflections on an Ongoing Technology Transfer Project. In the IEEE 25th International Requirements Engineering Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 4-8 September 2017 (pp. 204-208).
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Briand, L., Bianculli, D., Nejati, S., Pastore, F., & Sabetzadeh, M. (September 2017). The Case for Context-Driven Software Engineering Research. IEEE Software, 34 (5), 72-75. doi:10.1109/MS.2017.3571562
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Sannier, N., Adedjouma, M., Sabetzadeh, M., Briand, L., Dann, J., Hisette, M., & Thill, P. (2017). Legal Markup Generation in the Large: An Experience Report. In the 25th International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE'17), Lisbon, 4-8 September 2017 (pp. 302-311). doi:10.1109/RE.2017.10
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Sannier, N., Adedjouma, M., Sabetzadeh, M., & Briand, L. (2017). An Automated Framework for Detection and Resolution of Cross References in Legal Texts. Requirements Engineering, 22 (2), 215-237. doi:10.1007/s00766-015-0241-3
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Soltana, G., Sabetzadeh, M., & Briand, L. (2017). Synthetic Data Generation for Statistical Testing. In 32nd IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE'17) (pp. 872-882). IEEE. doi:10.1109/ASE.2017.8115698
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Arora, C., Sabetzadeh, M., Briand, L., & Zimmer, F. (2016). Extracting Domain Models from Natural-Language Requirements: Approach and Industrial Evaluation. In 19th International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems, Saint-Malo 2-7 October 2016.
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Briand, L., Nejati, S., Sabetzadeh, M., & Bianculli, D. (2016). Testing the Untestable: Model Testing of Complex Software-Intensive Systems. In Proceedings of the 38th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2016) Companion (pp. 789-792). ACM. doi:10.1145/2889160.2889212
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Sannier, N., Adedjouma, M., Sabetzadeh, M., & Briand, L. (2016). Automated Classification of Legal Cross References Based on Semantic Intent. In 22nd International Working Conference on Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality (REFSQ'16). doi:10.1007/978-3-319-30282-9_8
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Nejati, S., Sabetzadeh, M., Arora, C., Briand, L., & Mandoux, F. (2016). Automated Change Impact Analysis between SysML Models of Requirements and Design. In 24th ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering, Seattle 13-18 November 2016 (pp. 242--253). ACM. doi:10.1145/2950290.2950293
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Soltana, G., Sabetzadeh, M., & Briand, L. (2016). Model-Based Simulation of Legal Requirements: Experience from Tax Policy Simulation. In 24th IEEE International Conference on Requirements Engineering (RE'16) (pp. 303-312). IEEE. doi:10.1109/RE.2016.11
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Arora, C., Sabetzadeh, M., Göknil, A., Briand, L., & Zimmer, F. (2015). NARCIA: An Automated Tool for Change Impact Analysis in Natural Language Requirements. In 10th Joint Meeting of the European Software Engineering Conference and the ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering, Bergamo 30 August - 4 September 2015 (pp. 962-965). doi:10.1145/2786805.2803185
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Arora, C., Sabetzadeh, M., Göknil, A., Briand, L., & Zimmer, F. (2015). Change Impact Analysis for Natural Language Requirements: An NLP Approach. In 23rd IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference, Ottawa 24-28 August 2015.
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Arora, C., Sabetzadeh, M., Briand, L., & Zimmer, F. (01 May 2015). Automated Checking of Conformance to Requirements Templates using Natural Language Processing. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, 41 (10), 944 - 968. doi:10.1109/TSE.2015.2428709
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Nair, S., de la Vara, J. L., Sabetzadeh, M., & Falessi. (April 2015). Evidence management for compliance of critical systems with safety standards: A survey on the state of practice. Information and Software Technology, 60, 1-15. doi:10.1016/j.infsof.2014.12.002
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Bartolini, C., Gheorghe, G., Giurgiu, A., Sabetzadeh, M., & Sannier, N. (11 March 2015). Assessing IT Security Standards Against the Upcoming GDPR for Cloud Systems [Poster presentation]. Grande Region Security and Reliability Day 2015, Trier, Germany.

Soltana, G., Sannier, N., Sabetzadeh, M., & Briand, L. (2015). A Model-Based Framework for Probabilistic Simulation of Legal Policies. In 18th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MODELS'15) (pp. 70-79). IEEE. doi:10.1109/MODELS.2015.7338237
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Arora, C., Sabetzadeh, M., Briand, L., & Zimmer, F. (2014). Improving Requirements Glossary Construction via Clustering: Approach and Industrial Case Studies. In 8th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM 2014).
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Adedjouma, M., Sabetzadeh, M., & Briand, L. (2014). Automated Detection and Resolution of Legal Cross References: Approach and a Study of Luxembourg's Legislation. In 22nd IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference. doi:10.1109/RE.2014.6912248
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Arora, C., Sabetzadeh, M., Briand, L., & Zimmer, F. (2014). Requirement Boilerplates: Transition From Manually-Enforced to Automatically-Verifiable Natural Language Patterns. In Requirements Patterns (RePa), 2014 IEEE 4th International Workshop on. IEEE. doi:10.1109/RePa.2014.6894837
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Nair, S., de la Vara, J. L., Sabetzadeh, M., & Briand, L. (July 2014). An Extended Systematic Literature Review on Provision of Evidence for Safety Certification. Information and Software Technology, 56 (7), 689–717. doi:10.1016/j.infsof.2014.03.001
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Briand, L., Falessi, D., Nejati, S., Sabetzadeh, M., & Yue, T. (February 2014). Traceability and SysML Design Slices to Support Safety Inspections: A Controlled Experiment. ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology, 23 (1). doi:10.1145/2559978
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Soltana, G., Fourneret, E., Adedjouma, M., Sabetzadeh, M., & Briand, L. (2014). Using UML for Modeling Procedural Legal Rules: Approach and a Study of Luxembourg’s Tax Law. In 17th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MODELS'14) (pp. 450-466). Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-11653-2_28
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Arora, C., Sabetzadeh, M., Briand, L., Zimmer, F., & Gnaga, R. (2013). Automatic Checking of Conformance to Requirement Boilerplates via Text Chunking: An Industrial Case Study. In 7th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM 2013).
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Arora, C., Sabetzadeh, M., Briand, L., Zimmer, F., & Gnaga, R. (2013). RUBRIC: A Flexible Tool for Automated Checking of Conformance to Requirement Boilerplates. In 9th joint meeting of the European Software Engineering Conference and the ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (ESEC/FSE 2013). doi:10.1145/2491411.2494591
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Chechik, M., Simmonds, J., Liaskos, S., Nejati, S., Sabetzadeh, M., & Salay, R. (2013). PWWM: A Personal Web Workflow Methodology. In M. Chignell, J. Cordy, R. Kealey, ... Y. Yesha (Eds.), The Personal Web (pp. 11-48). Springer.
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Nair, S., de la Vara, J., Sabetzadeh, M., & Briand, L. (2013). Classification, structuring, and assessment of evidence for safety: A systematic literature review. In International Conference on Software Testing, Verification, and Validation, Luxembourg 2013. IEEE Computer Society. doi:10.1109/ICST.2013.30
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Panesar-Walawege, R., Sabetzadeh, M., & Briand, L. (2013). Supporting the Verification of Compliance to Safety Standards via Model-Driven Engineering: Approach, Tool-Support and Empirical Validation. Information and Software Technology, 55 (1), 836-864. doi:10.1016/j.infsof.2012.11.009
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Sabetzadeh, M., Falessi, D., Briand, L., & Di Alesio, S. (2013). A Goal-Based Approach for Qualification of New Technologies: Foundations, Tool Support, and Industrial Validation. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 119, 52-66. doi:10.1016/j.ress.2013.05.005
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Nejati, S., Di Alesio, S., Sabetzadeh, M., & Briand, L. (2012). Modeling and Analysis of CPU Usage in Safety-Critical Embedded Systems to Support Stress Testing. In 15th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages & Systems (pp. 759-775).
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Briand, L., Falessi, D., Nejati, S., Sabetzadeh, M., & Yue, T. (2012). Research-Based Innovation: A Tale of Three Projects in Model-Driven Engineering. In 15th ACM/IEEE International Conference Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (pp. 759-775).
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Nejati, S., Sabetzadeh, M., Chechik, M., Easterbrook, S., & Zave, P. (2012). Matching and Merging of Variant Feature Specifications. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, 38 (6), 1355-1375. doi:10.1109/TSE.2011.112
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Falessi, D., Sabetzadeh, M., Briand, L., Turella, E., Coq, T., & Panesar-Walawege, R. K. (2012). Planning for Safety Standards Compliance: A Model-Based Tool-Supported Approach. IEEE Software, 29 (3), 64-70. doi:10.1109/MS.2011.116
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