Wasif Afzal, 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 University, 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:

Choosing a Test Automation Framework for Programmable Logic Controllers in CODESYS Development Environment (May 2022)
Mikael Ebrahimi Salari, Eduard Paul Enoiu, Wasif Afzal, Cristina Seceleanu
NEXTA 2022 - 5th International Workshop on the Next Level of Test Automation (NEXTA)

Using NLP tools to detect ambiguities in system requirements - A comparison study (Mar 2022)
Aleksandar Bajceta, Miguel Leon Ortiz, Wasif Afzal, Pernilla Lindberg , Markus Bohlin
5th Workshop on Natural Language Processing for Requirements Engineering @ REFSQ (NLP4RE)

Evaluating System-Level Test Generation for Industrial Software: A Comparison between Manual, Combinatorial and Model-Based Testing (Mar 2022)
Muhammad Nouman Zafar, Wasif Afzal, Eduard Paul Enoiu
The 3rd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Automation of Software Test 2022 (AST 2022)

Machine Learning Techniques for Software Vulnerability Prediction: A comparative study (Mar 2022)
Gul Jabeen, Sabit Rahim , Wasif Afzal, Dawar Khan , Aftab Ahmed Khan , Zahid Hussain , Tehmina Bibi
Applied Intelligence (APIN)

Software Test Results Exploration and Visualization with Continuous Integration and Nightly Testing (Feb 2022)
Per Erik Strandberg, Wasif Afzal, Daniel Sundmark
International Journal on Software Tools for Technology Transfer (STTT)

Specification of Passive Test Cases using an Improved T-EARS Language (Jan 2022)
Daniel Flemström, Wasif Afzal, Eduard Paul Enoiu
Software Quality Days (SWQD'21)