Sahar Tahvili, Postdoctoral research fellow


Sahar Tahvili is a senior data scientist at Ericsson and also a postdoctoral researcher at the software testing laboratory at Mälardalen University. Sahar holds a Ph.D.in Software Engineering from Mälardalen University since 2018. Her doctoral thesis entitled " Multi-Criteria Optimization of System Integration Testing "  was named one of the best new Software Integration Testing books by BookAuthority.

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Sahar’s research focuses on artificial intelligence (AI), advanced methods for testing complex software-intensive systems and designing decision support systems (DSS). Previously she worked as a senior researcher at Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE) with close industrial research collaboration with Bombardier transportation in Sweden. 

Research areas:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Software Testing
  • Decision Support Systems

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Latest publications:

Cluster-Based Parallel Testing Using Semantic Analysis (Apr 2020)
Cristina Landin, Sahar Tahvili, Hugo Haggren , Martin Längkvist , Auwn Muhammad , 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)

PhD students supervised as assistant supervisor:

Cristina Landin

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