Xavier Devroey, Ph.D.

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Xavier Devroey

Xavier Devroey

Assistant Professor

University of Namur

About me

My name is Xavier Devroey. I am an assistant professor of software engineering at the University of Namur, where, together with Benoît Vanderose, we co-lead the SNAIL Team. My research goal is to to ease software testing by exploring new paths to achieve a high level of automation for test case design, generation, selection, and prioritization. My main research interests include search-based and model-based software testing, test suite augmentation, DevOps, and variability-intensive systems.

Interests

  • Search-Based Software Testing
  • Model-Based Testing
  • Mutation Testing
  • Variability Modeling
  • Software Product Line Testing

Education

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, 2017

    University of Namur, Belgium

  • Master in Computer Science, 2010

    University of Namur, Belgium

  • Bachelor Analyst Programmer, 2007

    Haute Ecole de Bruxelles, Belgium

Recent Publications

(2021). Modéliser. Éduquer au numérique. 12 clés pour comprendre l’informatique.

Book

(2021). Experience Report on Soft and Project Skills Building through Repetition. Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Education through Advanced Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence (EASEAI ‘21).

PDF Video DOI

(2021). VaryMinions: Leveraging RNNs to Identify Variants in Event Logs. Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Machine Learning Techniques for Software Quality Evolution.

PDF DOI

(2020). Crash reproduction difficulty, an initial assessment. Proceedings of the 19th Belgium-Netherlands Software Evolution Workshop (BENEVOL ‘20).

PDF Project

Courses

Bachelor in Computer Science

  • INFCB112 - Introduction to Algorithms
  • INFOB302 - Introduction to Scientific Research