Sahar Tahvili, Postdoctoral research fellow


Sahar Tahvili is a senior data scientist at Ericsson and also a postdoctoral researcher at software testing laboratory at Mälardalen University. Sahar’s research focuses on advanced methods for testing complex software-intensive systems and designing the decision support systems (DSS).

Sahar holds a Ph.D.in Software engineering from Mälardalen University since 2018. Her doctoral thesis entitled " Multi-Criteria Optimization of System Integration Testing ".

In 2014, she graduated as M.Phil. in Applied Mathematics with emphasis on optimization from Mälardalen University. Sahar also has a background in Aeronautical Engineering.


Research areas:

  • Software Testing
  • Optimization
  • Fuzzy Logic
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Data Mining
  • Natural Language Processing

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Latest publications:

Cluster-Based Parallel Testing Using Latent Semantic Analysis (Apr 2020)
Sahar Tahvili, Cristina Landin , Hugo Haggren , Martin Längkvist , Amy Loutfi
The Second IEEE International Conference On Artificial Intelligence Testing (AITest 202)

Automated Functional Dependency Detection Between Test Cases Using Doc2Vec and Clustering (Apr 2019)
Sahar Tahvili, Leo Hatvani, Michael Felderer , Wasif Afzal, Markus Bohlin
The First IEEE International Conference On Artificial Intelligence Testing (AI Testing)

sOrTES: A Supportive Tool for Stochastic Scheduling of Manual Integration Test Cases (Jan 2019)
Sahar Tahvili, Rita Pimentel , Wasif Afzal, Marcus Ahlberg , Eric Fornander , Markus Bohlin
Journal of IEEE Access (ACCESS)

Multi-Criteria Optimization of System Integration Testing (Dec 2018)
Sahar Tahvili

ESPRET: A Tool for Execution Time Estimation of Manual Test Cases (Sep 2018)
Sahar Tahvili, Wasif Afzal, Mehrdad Saadatmand, Markus Bohlin, Sharvathul Hasan Ameerjan
Journal of Systems and Software (JSS)

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)

MSc theses supervised (or examined):
Thesis TitleStatus
Guided Test Execution through Analysis of Test Case Dependencies available