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Journal

1.  Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Naeem Seliya and Kehan Gao "Assessment of a New Three-Group Software Quality Classification Technique: An Empirical Case Study", Empirical Software Engineering, vol. 10, no. 2, 2005, pp 183-218.

 

2.  Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Kehan Gao and Nawal H. Ibrahim "Evaluating Indirect and Direct Classification Techniques for Network Intrusion Detection", Intelligent Data Analysis, vol. 9, no. 3, 2005, pp 309-326.

 

3.  Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Naeem Seliya and Kehan Gao "Detecting Noisy Instances with the Rule-Based Classification Model", Intelligent Data Analysis, vol. 9, no. 4, 2005, pp 347-364 .

 

4.  Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Kehan Gao and Robert M. Szabo "Comparing Software Fault Predictions of Pure and Zero-Inflated Poisson Regression Models" International Journal of Systems Science, vol. 36, no. 11, September 2005, pp. 705-715

 

5.  Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Kehan Gao and Hua Lin "Indirect Classification Approaches: A Comparative Study in Network Intrusion Detection", International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, Special Issue on Data Mining Applications, vol. 27, no. 4, 2006, pp 232-245 .

 

6. Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar and Kehan Gao "Count Models for Software Quality Estimation" IEEE Transactions for Reliability, vol. 56, no. 2, June 2007, pp 212-222.

 

7. Kehan Gao and Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar "A Comprehensive Empirical Study of Count Models for Software Fault Prediction" IEEE Transactions for Reliability, vol. 56, no. 2, June 2007, 223-236.

 

8. Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Lofton A. Bullard and Kehan Gao, "A Rule-Based Software Quality Classification Model" International Journal of Reliability, Quality, and Safety Engineering, vol. 15, no. 3, 2008, pp. 247-259.

 

9. Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Lofton A. Bullard and Kehan Gao, "Attribute Selection Using Rough Sets in Software Quality Classification" International Journal of Reliability, Quality, and Safety Engineering, vol. 16, no. 1, 2009, pp. 73-89.

 

10. Wilker Altidor, Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar and Kehan Gao, "Wrapper-Based Feature Ranking Techniques for Determining Relevance of Software Engineering Metrics" International Journal of Reliability, Quality, and Safety Engineering, vol. 17, no 5, 2010, 425-464. 

 

11. Kehan Gao, Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Huangjing Wang and Naeem Seliya, "Choosing Software Metrics for Defect Prediction: An investigation on Feature Selection Techniques" Software Practice and Experience, special issue: Practical Aspects of Search-Based Software Engineering, vol. 41, no 5, 2011, pp 579-606.

 

12. Huangjing Wang, Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Jason Van Hulse and Kehan Gao, "Metric Selection for Software Defect Prediction" International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, vol. 21, no 2, 2011, pp 237-257.

 

13. Zhiwei Xu, Kehan Gao, Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar and Naeem Seliya, "System regression test planning with a fuzzy expert system " Information Sciences, 2011. In Press.

 

14. Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Yudong Xiao and Kehan Gao, "Software Quality Assessment Using a Multi-Strategy Classifier" Information Sciences, 2011. Elsevier Inc. In Press.

 

15. Kehan Gao, Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar and Naeem Seliya, "Predicting High-Risk Program Modules by Selecting the Right Software Measurements" Software Quality Journal, vol20, no 1, 2012, pp 3-42.

 

16. Kehan Gao, Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar and Huanjing Wang, "Exploring filter-based feature selection techniques for software quality classification" Int. J. Information and Decision Science. (Accepted).

 

 

 

Book Chapter 

 

1. Kehan Gao and Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar "Count Models for Software Quality Estimation", Encyclopedia of Data Warehousing and Mining,  volume 1, John Wang, editor, 2nd ed, IGI Global, 2009, pp 346-352. 

 

2. Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Kehan Gao and Jason Van Hulse "Feature Selection for Highly Imbalanced Software Measurement Data", Recent Trends in Information Reuse and Integration, Tansel Ozyer et al. (eds), Springer-Verlag/Wien 2012, pp167-189.  

 

Conference

 

1. Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Kehan Gao and Amri Napolitano, "An Empirical Study of Predictive Modeling Techniques of Software Quality" In Proceedings: the 5th International ICST Conference on Bio-Inspired Models of Network, Information, and Computing Systems (BIONETICS'10), Dec. 1-3, 2010, Boston, MA. In press. (rated as the best paper of special track on Artificial Intelligence and Software Engineering of BIONETICS'10 )

 

2. Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Kehan Gao and Naeem Seliya, "Attribute Selection and Imbalanced Data: Problems in Software Defect Prediction" In Proceedings: the 22nd IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, Oct. 27-29, 2010, Arras,  France, pp137-144.

 

3. Kehan Gao, Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar and Amri Napolitano, "A Feature Selection Strategy for Software Quality Modeling", in the 16th ISSAT International Conference on Reliability and Quality in Design (ISSAT RQD-2010), Aug. 5-7, 2010, Washington DC, USA.

 

4. Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Lofton A. Bullard, Kehan Gao and Amri Napolitano, "A Hybrid Approach for Software Fault Prediction", in the 16th ISSAT International Conference on Reliability and Quality in Design (ISSAT RQD-2010), Aug. 5-7, 2010, Washington DC, USA.

 

5. Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Kehan Gao and Jason Van Hulse, "A Novel Feature Selection Technique for Highly Imbalanced Data", the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, IEEE IRI-2010 (Knowledge Acquisition and Management), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, Aug 4-6, 2010, pp 80-85.

 

6. Huanjing Wang, Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar and Kehan Gao, "A Comparative Study of Filter-based Feature Ranking Techniques", the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, IEEE IRI-2010 (Knowledge Acquisition and Management), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, Aug 4-6, 2010, pp 43-48.

 

7. Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar and Kehan Gao,"A Novel Software Metric Selection Technique Using the Area Under ROC Curves". Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, San Francisco, CA, July 1-3, 2010, pp. 203-208 (received First Place Award for Best Papers and Presentations)

 

8. Huanjing Wang, Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar and Kehan Gao,"Ensemble Feature Selection Technique forSoftware Quality Classification". Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, San Francisco, CA, July 1-3, 2010, pp. 215-220

 

9. Kehan Gao, Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar and Jason Van Hulse,"An Evaluation of Sampling on Filter-Based Feature Selection Methods" In Proceedings: the 23rd International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (FLAIRS'10), Daytona Beach, FL, May 19-21, 2010, pp. 416-421.

 

10. Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar and Kehan Gao, "Feature Selection with Imbalanced Data for Software Defect Prediction" In Proceedings: the 8th IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications, Dec. 13-15, 2009, Miami, Florida, USA, pp. 235-240.

 

11. Huanjing Wang, Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Kehan Gao and Naeem Seliya, "Mining Data from Multiple Software Development Projects" in Proceedings: the 3rd IEEE International Workshop Mining Multiple Information Sources, Dec. 6, 2009, Miami, Florida, USA, pp. 551-557.

 

12. Kehan Gao, Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar and Amri Napolitano, "Exploring Software Quality Classification with a Wrapper-Based Feature Ranking Technique'' In Proceedings: the 21st IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, Nov. 2-5, 2009, Newark, New Jersey, USA, pp. 67-74.

 

13. Huanjing Wang, Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Kehan Gao and Naeem Seliya, "High-Dimensional Software Engineering Data and Feature Selection" In Proceedings: the 21st IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, Nov. 2-5, 2009, Newark, New Jersey, USA, pp. 83-90.

 

14. Kehan Gao, Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar and Huanjing Wang, "An Empirical Investigation of Filter Attribute Selection Techniques for Software Quality Classification'' In Proceedings: the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, IEEE IRI-2009, Aug. 10-12, 2009, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, pp. 272-277.

 

15. Kehan Gao, Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar and Lofton A. Bullard, “An Evaluation of Feature Selection Techniques with Various Software Quality Classification Models” In Proceedings: the 15th ISSAT International Conference on Reliability and Quality in Design, Aug. 5-7, 2009, San Francisco, California, USA, pp. 357-361.
 

16. Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Lofton A. Bullard and Kehan Gao "Attribute Selection Using Rough Sets in Software Quality Classification'', the 14th ISSAT International Conference on Reliability and Quality in Design, August 7-9, 2008. pp. 146-150.

 

17. Lofton A. Bullard, Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar and Kehan Gao "An Application of a Rule-Based Model in Software Quality Classification", in Proceedings: the 6th IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA'07) Dec 13-15, 2007 Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, pp 204-210.
 

18. Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar and Kehan Gao "A Rule-Based Software Quality Classification Model", the 13th ISSAT International Conference on Reliability and Quality in Design, August 2-4, 2007, Seattle, Washington, USA.  

 

19. Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar and Kehan Gao "Assessment of a Multi-Strategy Classifier for an Embedded Software System", in Proceedings: the 18th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, ICTAI 2006, Washing D. C., November 13-15, 2006, pp 651-658.
 

20. Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar and Kehan Gao "Applying Genetic Algorithm Based Optimizer to Software Quality Classification", the 12th ISSAT International Conference on Reliability and Quality in Design, August 2-5, 2006, Chicago, Illinois, USA.  

 

21. Zhiwei Xu, Kehan Gao and Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar "Application of Fuzzy Expert System in Test Case Selection for System Regression Test", in Proceedings: the 2005 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, IEEE IRI-2005 (Knowledge Acquisition and Management), Aug 15-17, 2005, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. pp. 120-125

 

22. Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar and Kehan Gao "An Empirical Study of a Hybrid Approach in Softwrae Quality Classification", the Eleventh ISSAT International Conference on Reliability and Quality in Design, August 4-6, 2005, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. pp. 111-115

 

23. Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Naeem Seliya and Kehan Gao " Rule-Based Noise Detection for Software Measurement Data", in Proceedings: the 2004 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, IEEE IRI-2004, Nov 8-10, 2004, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. pp. 302-307.

 

24. Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar,  Kehan Gao and Yunling Wang "A Comparative Study of Classification Algorithms for Network Intrusion Detection", the Tenth ISSAT International Conference on Reliability and Quality in Design, August 5-7, 2004, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.  

 

25. Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Yudong Xiao and Kehan Gao "Multi-Objective Optimization for Module-Order Modeling by CBR GA-Optimizer", the 16th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, SEKE 2004, June 20-24, 2004, Banff Alberta, Canada. pp. 220-225.

 

26. Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Laurent Nguyen, Kehan Gao and Jayanth Rajeevalochanam "Application of an Attribute Selection Method to CBR-Based Software Quality Classification", the 15th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, ICTAI 2003, Sacramento, California, November 3-5, 2003. pp 47-52. 

 

27. Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Kehan Gao, and Yongbin Liu "Three-Group Software Quality Classification Modeling with the TREEDISC Algorithm", the Ninth ISSAT International Conference on Reliability and Quality in Design, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA August 7-9, 2003, International Society of Science and Applied Technologies. pp 178-182.

 

28. Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar and Kehan Gao "An Empirical Study of a Three-Group Software Quality Classification Model", the Ninth ISSAT International Conference on Reliability and Quality in Design, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA August 7-9, 2003, International Society of Science and Applied Technologies. pp 168-172.

 

29. Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Lofton A. Bullard, Kehan Gao "Detecting Outliers Using Rule-Based Modeling for Improving CBR-Based Software Quality Classification Models" Case-Based Reasoning Research and Development, the 5th International Conference on Case-Based Reasoning, ICCBR 2003, Trondheim, Norway, June 23-26, 2003, Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2689 Springer 2003, pp 216-230.

 

30. Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Kehan Gao, and Robert M. Szabo "Classification with Count Models", In Proceeding: the Eighth ISSAT International Conference on Reliability and Quality in Design, Anaheim, California, USA, August 7-9, 2002, pp. 180-184. International Society of Science and Applied Technologies.

 

31. Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Erik Geleyn, and Kehan Gao "An Empirical Study of the Impact of Count models Predictions on Module-Order Models", In Proceedings:  Eighth IEEE Symposium on Software Metrics, Ottawa, Canada, June 4-7, 2002, pp. 161-172. IEEE Computer Society.

 

32. Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Kehan Gao, and Robert M. Szabo "An Application of Zero-Inflated Poisson Regression for Software Fault Prediction", In Proceedings of Twelfth International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering, Hong Kong, China, November 2001, pp. 66-73. IEEE Computer Society.

 

33. Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Kehan Gao, and Robert M. Szabo "Exploring A Zero-Inflated Poisson Regression Model of Software Quality", in Proceedings: the Seventh ISSAT International Conference on Reliability and Quality in Design, Washington D.C., USA, August 2001, pp. 20-25. International Society of Science and Applied Technologies.

 

34. Kehan Gao and Yuandan Lin "On Equivalent Notions of Input-to-State Stability for Nonlinear Discrete Time Systems", In Proceedings: the IASTED International Conference on Control and Applications, Cancun, Mexico, May 2000, pp. 81--86.

 

       

 


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