Debra Davis

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There continues to be a lack of adequate training for students in software testing techniques and tools at most academic institutions. Several educators and researchers have investigated innovative approaches that integrate testing into programming and software engineering (SE) courses with some success. The main problems are getting other educators to(More)
—Friend spam, adversarial invitations sent to social network users, exposes victims to a suite of privacy, spear phishing and malware vulnerabilities. In this paper, we use the location history of users to detect friend spam. We posit that the user trust in friends is associated with their co-location frequency. We exploit this hypothesis to introduce(More)
His research interests are in the areas of software testing, software metrics, model-driven software development, domain-specific modeling languages, and computer science education. He is currently an associate professor in the School of Computing and Information Sciences at Florida International University. He is a member of the ACM (SIGSOFT, SIGCSE, and(More)
As software becomes more ubiquitous and complex, the cost of software bugs continues to grow at a staggering rate. To remedy this situation, there needs to be major improvement in the knowledge and application of software validation techniques. Although there are several software validation techniques, software testing continues to be one of the most widely(More)
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