Wasif Afzal, Associate Professor


Wasif Afzal completed his M.Sc., Licentiate and Ph.D. in Software Engineering from Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH), Sweden in 2007, 2009 and 2011 respectively. He was a post doctoral researcher at BTH between September 2011 and March 2012. From September 2011 to August 2013 he was also an assistant professor in software engineering at Bahria Univeristy, Islamabad, Pakistan. 

Wasif Afzal likes to do empirical research within software engineering in general and within software verification and validation in particular. Some keywords that describe his interests are (not exhaustive): software testing and quality assurance, prediction and estimation in software engineering, application of artificial intelligence techniques in software engineering (including search-based software engineering), decision-making based on software analytics, software metrics and evidential assessment of software engineering literature. Here is his Google Scholar profile.

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Latest publications:

Towards a More Reliable Store-and-forward Protocol for Mobile Text Messages (Jul 2018)
Daniel Brahneborg, Wasif Afzal, Adnan Causevic, Mats Björkman
1st International Workshop on Advanced tools, programming languages, and PLatforms for Implementing and Evaluating algorithms for Distributed systems, co-located with ACM Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing (PODC 2018) (ApPLIED 2018)

From Natural Language Requirements to Passive Test Cases using Guarded Assertions (Jul 2018)
Daniel Flemström, Eduard Paul Enoiu, Wasif Afzal, Daniel Sundmark, Thomas Gustafsson , Avenir Kobetski
The 18th IEEE International Conference on Software Quality, Reliability and Security (QRS18)

Automated Test Mapping and Coverage for Network Topologies (Jul 2018)
Per Erik Strandberg, Thomas Ostrand, Elaine Weyuker, Daniel Sundmark, Wasif Afzal
International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis (ISSTA'18)

Functional Dependency Detection for Integration Test Cases (Jul 2018)
Sahar Tahvili, Marcus Ahlberg , Eric Fornander , Wasif Afzal, Mehrdad Saadatmand, Markus Bohlin, Mahdi Sarabi
The 18th IEEE International Conference on Software Quality, Reliability and Security (QRS18)

Fuzzy adaptive tuning of a particle swarm optimization algorithm for variable-strength combinatorial test suite generation (Jul 2018)
Kamal Zamli , Bestoun Ahmed , Thair Mahmoud , Wasif Afzal

Cluster-Based Test Scheduling Strategies Using Semantic Relationships between Test Specifications (Jun 2018)
Sahar Tahvili, Leo Hatvani, Michael Felderer , Wasif Afzal, Mehrdad Saadatmand, Markus Bohlin
5th International Workshop on Requirements Engineering and Testing (RET'18)