Yearly Report 2013

New Publications

Journal Articles

    • Diomidis Spinellis and Panos Louridas. The carbon footprint of conference papers. PLoS ONE, 8(6):e66508, May 2013.
    • Diomidis Spinellis. The importance of being declarative. IEEE Software, 30(1):90–91, January/February 2013.
    • Diomidis Spinellis. The frictionless development environment scorecard. IEEE Software, 30(6):30–32, November/December 2013.
    • Diomidis Spinellis. Systems software. IEEE Software, 30(3):18–19, May/June 2013.
    • Diomidis Spinellis. Portability: Goodies vs. the hair shirt. IEEE Software, 30(4):22–23, July/August 2013.
    • Diomidis Spinellis. Differential debugging. IEEE Software, 30(5):19–21, September/October 2013.
    • Georgios Gousios and Diomidis Spinellis. Conducting quantitative software engineering studies with Alitheia Core. Empirical Software Engineering, pages 1–41, 2013.

Conference Publications

    • Dimitris Mitropoulos, Vassilios Karakoidas, Panos Louridas, Georgios Gousios, and Diomidis Spinellis. Dismal code: studying the evolution of security bugs. In Proceedings of the LASER Workshop 2013, Learning from Authoritative Security Experiment Results, 37–48. Usenix Association, October 2013.
    • Georgios Meditskos, Stamatia Dasiopoulou, Vasiliki Efstathiou, and Ioannis Kompatsiaris. Sp-act: a hybrid framework for complex activity recognition combining owl and sparql rules. In Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops (PERCOM Workshops), 2013 IEEE International Conference on, 25–30. 2013.
    • Georgios Meditskos, Stamatia Dasiopoulou, Vasiliki Efstathiou, and Ioannis Kompatsiaris. Ontology patterns for complex activity modelling. In International Workshop on Rules and Rule Markup Languages for the Semantic Web, 144–157. Springer, 2013.
    • D. Magos and I. Mourtos. A characterization of odd-hole inequalities related to latin squares. OPTIMIZATION, 62(9):1169–1201, SEP 1 2013.
    • Maria Kechagia, Dimitris Mitropoulos, and Diomidis Spinellis. Improving the quality of apis through the analysis of software crash reports. In Andrew V. Jones and Nicholas Ng, editors, 2013 Imperial College Computing Student Workshop, volume 35 of OpenAccess Series in Informatics (OASIcs), 57–64. Dagstuhl, Germany, 2013. Schloss Dagstuhl–Leibniz-Zentrum fuer Informatik.
    • Pavlos Eirinakis, Dimitrios Magos, Ioannis Mourtos, and Panayiotis Miliotis. Finding a minimum-regret many-to-many stable matching. OPTIMIZATION, 62(8, SI):1007–1018, AUG 1 2013.

Magazine Articles

    • Dimitris Mitropoulos. Security bugs in large software ecosystems. XRDS: Crossroads, The ACM Magazine for Students, 20(2):15–16, 2013.
    • Dimitris Mitropoulos. Data security in the cloud environment. XRDS: Crossroads, The ACM Magazine for Students, 19(3):11–11, 2013.


Ongoing Projects

    • STEREO - Software research platform on software quality and engineering
    • TRACER - identifying software vulnerabilities and securing legacy systems

Completed Projects

    • Iraklitos II - Secure Software Development Technologies

New Members

    • Damianos Chatziantoniou

Ongoing PhDs

    • Marios Fragkoulis Topic: Technologies for main memory data analysis
    • Maria Kechagia Topic: Tools and Techniques for Reliable Application Programming Interfaces
    • Dimitris Mitropoulos Topic: Secure Software Development Technologies
    • Konstantinos Stroggylos Topic: Automated refactoring of legacy source code and its effect on software quality
    • Vassilios Karakoidas Topic: Integrating Domain-Specific Languages with General-Purpose Languages
Note: Some of the above data refer to grandfathered work conducted by BALab's members at its progenitor laboratory, ISTLab.