List of Publications by Jeff Tian

Abstracts of some recent papers are also available on-line.

Book

Papers Published in Peer-Reviewed Journals

  1. G. Tolentino, J. Tian and J. Stracener, "Methodology for Selecting the Preferred Networked Computer System Solution for Dynamic Continuous Defense Missions", International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, Vol.9, No.6, pp.25-33, July, 2018.
  2. G. Karami and J. Tian, "Applying Task Models from Human Computer Interaction to Support and Improve Usage Based Statistical Testing for Web Applications", Int. J. of Computers and Their Applications, Vol.25, No.2, pp.64-75, June, 2018.
  3. G. Karami and J. Tian, "Maintaining accurate web usage models using updates from activity diagrams", Information and Software Technology, Vol.96, pp.68-77, April, 2018.
  4. E. Abuta and J. Tian, "Reliability over Consecutive Releases of a Semiconductor Optical Endpoint Detection Software System Developed in a Small Company", Journal of Systems and Software, Vol.137, pp.355-365, March, 2018.
  5. A. Bokhary and J. Tian, "Cloud Service Reliability Assessment and Prediction Based on Defect Characterization and Usage Estimation", Int. J. of Computers and Their Applications, Vol.24, No.2, June, 2017.
  6. G. Tolentino, J. Tian and J. Stracener, "Framework for Selecting the Preferred Networked Computer System for Dynamic Continuous Missions", CrossTalk: The Journal of Defense Software Engineering, Vol.30, No.3, March, 2017.
  7. G. Tolentino, J. Tian and J. Stracener, "Approach for Acquiring Computer Systems to Satisfy Mission Capabilities", International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, Vol.8, No.1, pp.1-6, Jan., 2017.
  8. R. Geng and J. Tian, Improving Web Navigation Usability by Comparing Actual and Anticipated Usage, IEEE Trans. on Human Machine Systems, Vol.45, No.1, pp.84-94. Feb. 2015.
  9. L. Huang, V. Ng, I. Persing, M. Chen, Z. Li, R. Geng, and J. Tian, AutoODC: Automated Generation of Orthogonal Defect Classifications. Automated Software Engineering Volume 22, Issue 1, pp 3-46. March 2015.
  10. J. Tian, An Emerging Experience Factory to Support High-quality Applications Based on Software Components and Services. Journal of Software, Vol.6, No.2, pp.289-297, Feb., 2011.
  11. Z. Li, N. Alaeddine and J. Tian, "Multi-Faceted Quality and Defect Measurement for Web Software and Source Contents", Journal of Systems and Software, Vol.83, No.1, pp.18-28, Jan., 2010.
  12. J. Tian, "Feedback Loops for Quality Assurance and Improvement", Software Quality Professional, Vol.11, No. 2, pp.18-26, Mar., 2009.
  13. L. Ma and J. Tian, "Web Error Classification and Analysis for Reliability Improvement", Journal of Systems and Software, Vol.80, No.6, pp.795-804, June, 2007.
  14. J. Tian, "From Quality Assurance to Software Quality Engineering", Software Quality Professional, Vol.9, No. 2, pp.17-26, Mar., 2007.
    Full text at ASQ web site.
  15. M.F. Siok, C.J. Whittaker and J. Tian, "Exposing Software Field Failures", CrossTalk: The Journal of Defense Software Engineering, Vol.19, No.11, pp.15-20, Nov., 2006.
  16. A.G. Koru and J. Tian, "Comparing High-Change Modules and Modules with the Highest Measurement Values in Two Large Scale Open-Source Products", IEEE Trans. on Software Engineering, Vol.31, No.8, pp.625-642, Aug., 2005.
  17. J. Tian, S. Rudraraju and Z. Li, "Evaluating Web Software Reliability Based on Workload and Failure Data Extracted from Server Logs", IEEE Trans. on Software Engineering, Vol.30, No.11, pp.754-769, Nov., 2004.
  18. A.G. Koru and J. Tian, "Defect Handling in Medium and Large Open-Source Software Projects", IEEE Software, Vol.21, No.4, pp.54-61, July/August, 2004.
  19. J. Tian, "Quality-Evaluation Models and Measurements", IEEE Software, Vol.21, No.3, pp.84-91, May/June, 2004.
  20. A.G. Koru and J. Tian, "An Empirical Comparison and Characterization of High Defect and High Complexity Modules", Journal of Systems and Software, Vol.67, No.3, pp.153-163, Sep., 2003.
  21. J. Tian, "Better Reliability Assessment and Prediction through Data Clustering", IEEE Trans. on Software Engineering, Vol.28, No.10, pp.997-1007, Oct., 2002.
  22. C. Kallepalli and J. Tian, "Measuring and Modeling Usage and Reliability for Statistical Web Testing", IEEE Trans. on Software Engineering, Vol.27, No.11, pp.1023-1036, Nov., 2001.
  23. J. Tian, A. Nguyen, C. Allen, and R. Appan, "Experience with Identifying and Characterizing Problem Prone Modules in Telecommunication Software Systems", Journal of Systems and Software, Vol. 57, No.3, pp.207-215, July, 2001.
  24. J. Tian, "Quality Assurance Alternatives and Techniques: A Defect-Based Survey and Analysis", Software Quality Professional, Vol. 3, No.3, pp.6-18, June, 2001.
    Full text at ASQ web site.
  25. J. Tian, "Risk Identification Techniques for Defect Reduction and Quality Improvement", Software Quality Professional, Vol.2, No.2, pp.32-41, March, 2000.
  26. J. Tian, "Measurement and Continuous Improvement of Software Reliability throughout Software Life-cycle", Journal of Systems and Software, Vol. 47, Nos.2-3, pp.189-195, July, 1999.
  27. J. Tian and J. Troster. "A Comparison of Measurement and Defect Characteristics of New and Legacy Software Systems", Journal of Systems and Software, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp.135-146, Dec., 1998.
  28. S. Yih and J. Tian. "Developing and Checking Prescriptive Specifications for Safety Improvement", Microprocessors & Microsystems Journal, Vol. 21, No. 10, pp.587-594, April, 1998.
  29. J. Tian and J. Palma. "Analyzing and Improving Reliability: A Tree-based Approach", IEEE Software, Vol. 15, No.2, pp.97-104, March/April, 1998.
  30. J. Tian, J. Troster and J. Palma. "Tool Support for Software Measurement, Analysis, and Improvement", Journal of Systems and Software. Vol.39, No.2, pp.165-178, Nov., 1997.
  31. J. Tian and J. Palma. "Test Workload Measurement and Reliability Analysis for Large Commercial Software Systems", Annals of Software Engineering, Vol.4, pp.201-222, Oct., 1997.
  32. J. Tian. "An Integrated Approach to Test Tracking and Analysis". Journal of Systems and Software. Vol.35, No.2, pp.127-140, Nov. 1996.
  33. J. Tian. "Integrating Time Domain and Input Domain Analyses of Reliability Using Tree-Based Models". IEEE Trans. on Software Engineering. Vol.21, No.12, pp.945-958, Dec., 1995.
  34. J. Troster and J. Tian. "Measurement and Defect Modeling for a Legacy Software System". Annals of Software Engineering. Vol.1, pp.95-118, Sept., 1995.
  35. J. Tian and M.V. Zelkowitz. "Complexity Measure Evaluation and Selection", IEEE Trans. on Software Engineering. Vol.21, No.8, pp.641-650, Aug., 1995.
  36. J. Tian, P. Lu and J. Palma. "Test Execution Based Reliability Measurement and Modeling for Large Commercial Software". IEEE Trans. on Software Engineering. Vol.21, No.5, pp.405-414, May, 1995
  37. M.V. Zelkowitz and J. Tian. "Measuring Prime Program Complexity". Information Sciences. Vol.77, No.3-4, pp.325-350, March, 1994.
  38. S. Cardenas, J. Tian and M.V. Zelkowitz. "An Application of Decision Theory for the Evaluation of Software Prototypes". Journal of Systems and Software, Vol.19, No.1, pp.27-39, Sept., 1992.
  39. J. Tian and M.V. Zelkowitz. "A Formal Program Complexity Model and Its Application". Journal of Systems and Software, Vol.17, No.3, pp.253-266, March, 1992.

Papers Published in Refereed Conference Proceedings

  1. E. Abuta and J. Tian, "Defect Classi cation and Analysis in a Small Company", Int. Conf. on Computer Applications in Industry and Engineering (CAINE'2018) New Orleans, LA, Oct., 2018,
  2. A. Bokhary and J. Tian, "Measuring Cloud Service APIs Quality and Usability", Proc. 16th Int. Conf. on Software Engineering Research and Practice (SERP'18, as part of Worldcomp 2018, the 2018 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing), Las Vegas, NV, July. 2018.
  3. G. Karami and J. Tian, "Using Task Models to Maintain Accuracy of Web Usage Models", Int. Conf. on Computer Applications in Industry and Engineering (CAINE'2017) San Diego, CA, Oct., 2017,
  4. Y. Tian, J. Tian and N. Li, "Reliability Assessment and Prediction with Testing Efficiency Growth for Open Source Software", Int. Conf. on Software Engineering and Data Engineering (SEDE'2017) San Diego, CA, Oct., 2017,
  5. A. Bokhary and J. Tian, "Measuring Cloud Service Reliability by Weighted Defects over the Number of Clients as a Proxy for Usage", Int. Conf. on Computers and Their Application (CATA'2017), pp.63-70, Honolulu, Hawaii, March, 2017.
  6. M. O. Alannsary and J. Tian, Measurement and Prediction of SaaS Reliability in the Cloud, IEEE Int. Conf. on Software Quality, Reliability and Security Companion (QRS 2016), pp.125-130, Vienna, Austria, July. 2016.
  7. M. O. Alannsary and J. Tian, "Cloud-ODC: Defect Classification and Analysis for the Cloud", Proc. 13th Int. Conf. on Software Engineering Research and Practice (SERP'15, as part of Worldcomp 2015, the 2015 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing), Las Vegas, NV, July. 2015.
  8. E. Abuta and J. Tian, "Defect Analysis Over Multiple Release Versions of a Semiconductor Software System", Proc. 37th Int. Conf. on Software Engineering (Int. Workshop. on Complex Faults and Failures in Large Software Systems (COUFLESS 2015)), Florence, Italy, May, 2015.
  9. W. Jaffal and J. Tian, "Defect Analysis and Reliability Assessment for Transactional Web Applications" Proc. 25th Int. Symp. on Software Reliability Engineering (5th Int. Workshop on Program Debugging: IWPD-2014), Naples, Italy, Nov., 2014.
  10. W. Jaffal and J. Tian, "Practical Risk-Based Technique to Improve Reliability for Incremental Web Application Development", Proc. 27th Int. Conf. on Computer Applications in Industry and Engineering (CAINE-2014), New Orleans, LA, Oct. 2014.
  11. M. O. Alannsary and J. Tian, "Cost-based Evaluation and Measurement for SaaS in the Cloud", Proc. 23rd Int. Conf. on Software Engineering and Data Engineering (SEDE 2014), New Orleans, LA, Oct. 2014.
  12. R. Geng, M. Chen, and J. Tian, "In-Process Usability Problem Classification, Analysis and Improvement", 14th International Conference on Quality Software (QSIC'2014), Dallas, Texas, Oct. 2014.
  13. L. Huang, V. Ng, I. Persing, R. Geng, X. Bai, J. Tian, "AutoODC: Automated Generation of Orthogonal Defect Classifications", 26th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE 2011), Lawrence, Kansas, Nov., 2011.
  14. M.F. Siok and J. Tian, "Benchmarking Embedded Software Development Project Performance", 13th IEEE International High Assurance Systems Engineering Symposium (HASE 2011), Boca Raton, Florida, Nov., 2011.
  15. J. Tian, "On Measuring the Complexity of Net-Centric Software and Systems", SDPS-2010: Society for Design and Process Science Transformative Systems Conference, Dallas, TX, June, 2010
  16. J. Tian, L. Ma, Z. Li, N. Alaeddine and R. Geng, "Accelerated Quality Improvement through Risk-Based Testing" Raytheon Information Systems and Computing Symposium (ISaCTN), Dallas, TX, April, 2010.
  17. N. Alaeddine and J. Tian, "Error Analytic Model for Web Application Reliability Improvement" IASTED Int. Conf. on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications, pp.1-6, Kailua-Kuna, HI, Aug., 2008.
  18. N. Alaeddine and J. Tian, "Analysis of Anomalies and Failures in Dynamic Web Applications", IASTED Int. Conf. on Software Engineering and Applications, pp.385-390, Cambridge, MA, Nov., 2007.
  19. M.F. Siok and J. Tian, "Empirical Study of Embedded Software Quality and Productivity", 10th IEEE Int. Symposium on High Assurance Systems Engineering (HASE'07), Dallas, TX, pp.313-320, Nov., 2007.
  20. N. Alaeddine and J. Tian, "Analytic Model for Web Anomalies Classification" 10th IEEE Int. Symposium on High Assurance Systems Engineering (HASE'07), pp.395-396, Dallas, TX, Nov., 2007.
  21. M.F. Siok and J. Tian, "Engineering Real-Time Embedded Software Field Quality", 15th IEEE Int. Symp. on Software Reliability Engineering (Industrial Track), Saint-Malo, Bretagne, France, Nov., 2004.
  22. J. Tian, L. Ma, Z. Li, and A.G. Koru, "A Hierarchical Strategy for Testing Web-Based Applications and Ensuring Their Reliability", 1st IEEE International Workshop on Web-Based Systems and Applications, in Proc. 27th Annual International Software and Applications Conference, pp.702-707, Dallas, Texas, Nov., 2003.
  23. Z. Li and J. Tian, "Testing the Suitability of Markov Chains as Web Usage Models", 27th Annual International Software and Applications Conference, pp.356-361, Dallas, Texas, Nov., 2003.
  24. L. Ma and J. Tian, "Analyzing Errors and Referral Pairs to Characterize Common Problems and Improve Web Reliability", 3rd International Conference on Web Engineering, pp.314-323, Oviedo, Spain, July, 2003.
  25. Z. Li and J. Tian, "Analyzing Web Logs to Identify Common Errors and Improve Web Reliability", IADIS International Conference on e-Society, pp.235-242, Lisbon, Portugal, June, 2003.
  26. C. Kallepalli and J. Tian, "Usage Measurement for Statistical Web Testing and Reliability Analysis", 7th International Software Metrics Symposium, pp.148-158, London, England, April, 2001.
  27. J. Tian, A. Nguyen, C. Allen, and R. Appan, "Identifying and Characterizing Problem Prone Modules in Telecommunication Software Systems", 10th International Conference on Software Quality, pp.3-15, New Orleans, LA, Oct. 2000.
  28. M. Deshpande, F. Coyle and J. Tian, "Improving the Reliability of Object-Oriented Software through Object-level Behavioral Simulation", 5th International Conference on Reliable Software Technologies, pp.266-279, Potsdam (Berlin), Germany, June 2000.
    The proceedings was published as: H.B. Keller and E. Plodereder (Eds.), LNCS 1845: Reliable Software Technologies Ada-Europe 2000, Springer, 2000.
  29. J. Tian, "Testing and Ensuring Reliability for Large OO Software Systems -- A Markov Usage Model and Data Partitioning Based Approach", OOPSLA'99-W12 Workshop on Modeling Reliability and Maintainability of Large-Scale Object-Oriented Software Systems, Denver, Colorado, Nov., 1999.
  30. J. Tian and Anthony Nguyen, "Statistical Web Testing and Quality Assurance", 9th International Conference on Software Quality, pp. 263-274, Cambridge, MA, Oct., 1999.
  31. J. Tian, "Taxonomy and Selection of Quality Measurements and Models", 11th Int. Conf. on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, pp. 71-75, Kaiserslautern, Germany, June, 1999.
  32. J. Tian, "A Technique for Early Measurement and Improvement of Software Quality", 22nd Annual International Software and Applications Conference, pp.196-201, Vienna, Austria, Aug., 1998.
  33. J. Tian and E. Lin, "Unified Markov Models for Software Testing, Performance Evaluation, and Reliability Analysis", 4th ISSAT International Conference on Reliability and Quality in Design, Seattle, Washington, August 12-14, 1998.
  34. K. Chruscielski and J. Tian, "An Operational Profile for the Cartridge Support Software", 8th Int. Symp. on Software Reliability Engineering, pp.203-212, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Nov., 1997.
    (Received ISSRE'97 "best paper" award)
  35. J. Tian and J. Troster, "Quality Characteristics of New and Legacy Software Systems", 7th Int. Conf. on Software Quality, pp.275-286, Montgomery, Alabama, Oct. 1997.
  36. S. Yih and J. Tian. "Prescriptive Specification Checking for Hazard Prevention in Computer controlled Safety-Critical Systems", in 3rd International Conference on Reliability, Quality and Safety of Software-Intensive Systems (ENCRESS'97), pp.109-120, Athens, Greece, May, 1997.
    The proceedings was published as: D. Gritzalis, editor, Reliability, Quality and Safety of Software-Intensive Systems, Chapman & Hall, 1997.
  37. J. Tian and J. Palma. "Data Partition Based Reliability Modeling", IEEE 7th Int. Symp. on Software Reliability Engineering, pp.354-363, White Plains, New York, Oct., 1996.
  38. J. Troster and J. Tian. "Exploratory Analysis Tools for Tree-Based Models in Software Measurement and Analysis", IEEE 4th Int. Symp. on Assessment of Software Tools, pp.7-17, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May, 1996.
  39. J. Tian and J. Henshaw. "Tree-based Defect Analysis in Testing". 4th Int. Conf. on Software Quality, McLean, Virginia, Oct., 1994.
  40. J. Tian, J. Henshaw and I. Burrows, "Analysis of Factors Affecting In-Field Product Quality Using Tree-Based Predictive Modeling". IBM Software Development Conf., San Jose, California, May, 1994.
  41. J. Palma, J. Tian and P. Lu. "Data Collection and Reliability Analysis in System Testing". IBM Testing Symposium, Boca Raton, Florida, May, 1994.
  42. J. Tian and P. Lu. "An Integrated Environment for Software Reliability Modeling". IEEE 17th Int. Computer Software and Applications Conf., pp.395-401, Phoenix, Arizona, Nov., 1993.
  43. J. Tian and P. Lu. "Software Reliability Measurement and Modeling for Multiple Releases of Commercial Software". IEEE 4th Int. Symp. on Software Reliability Engineering, pp.253-260, Denver, Colorado, Nov., 1993.
  44. J. Palma, J. Tian and P. Lu. "Collecting Data for Reliability Analysis and Modeling". CASCON'93 (IBM Canada Ltd. and National Research Council of Canada), pp.483-494, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Oct., 1993.
    (Received CASCON'93 "best paper" award.)
  45. P. Lu and J. Tian. "Applying Software Reliability Engineering in Large-scale Software Development". 3rd Int. Conf. on Software Quality, pp.323-330, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, October, 1993.
  46. J. Tian and P. Lu. "A Practical Comparison of Software Reliability Models". 15th Minnowbrook Workshop on Software Engineering, pp.214-221, Blue Mountain Lake, New York, July, 1993.
  47. P. Lu and J. Tian. "Software Reliability Engineering Experience in the IBM Toronto Laboratory". IBM Software Engineering ITL Conf., pp.459-467, Toronto, Canada, June, 1993.
  48. J. Tian and M.V. Zelkowitz. "Analyzing Multidimensional Complexity Measures". IBM Software Engineering ITL Conf., pp.539-548, Toronto, Canada, June, 1993.
  49. J. Tian, A.A. Porter and M.V. Zelkowitz. "An Improved Classification Tree Analysis of High Cost Modules Based upon an Axiomatic Definition of Complexity". IEEE 3rd Int. Symp. Software Reliability Engineering, pp.164-172, Research Triangle Park, N.C., Oct., 1992.
  50. Z. Cai, A. Farnham, P. Gomez, M. Hermida, R. Newcomb, V., Rodellar and J. Tian. "Binary Petri-Nets and PROLOG for Intelligent Robots". IEEE Workshop on Languages for Automation, Vienna, Austria, Aug., 1987

Book Chapters

  1. G. Karami and J. Tian, "Improving Web Application Reliability and Testing Using Accurate Usage Models", In R. Lee, editor, Software Engineering Research, Management and Applications. SERA 2017. Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 722, pp.75-92, Springer-Verlag, 2018.
  2. J. Tian, S. Nair, L. Huang, N, Alaeddine and M.F. Siok, "Developing Dependable Systems by Maximizing Component Diversity", In J. Dong, R. Paul and L.-J. Zhang, editors, High Assurance Services Computing, pp.193-217, Springer-Verlag, 2009,
  3. J. Tian and L. Ma, "Web Testing for Reliability Improvement", in Advances in Computers, Vol.67, pp.177-224, Academic Press, 2006.
  4. J. Tian, "Reliability Measurement, Analysis, and Improvement for Large Software Systems", in Advances in Computers, Vol.46, pp.159-235, Academic Press, 1998.

Technical Reports and Monographs (including Lecture Notes)

  1. J. Tian. "Lecture Notes for CSE 8314: Software Metrics and Quality Engineering". Southern Methodist University, (online) Fall 2013.
  2. J. Tian. "Lecture Notes for CSE 5314/7314: Software Testing and Quality Assurance". Southern Methodist University, Fall 1996, Fall 1997, Spring 1998, Fall 1998, Fall 1999, Spring 2000, Fall 2000, Spring 2001, Fall 2001, Spring 2002, Fall 2002, Fall 2004.
    Updated and extended versions of these lecture notes were later published as the book "Software Quality Engineering" by Wiley/IEEE-CS Press (see above and the book website).
  3. J. Tian. "Lecture Notes for CSE 8317: Software Reliability and Safety". Southern Methodist University, Spring 2000, Spring 2002, Spring 2003; (online for the following offerings) Spring 2005, Fall 2005, Fall 2006, Fall 2007, Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Spring 2011, Fall 2012, Spring 2013.
  4. J. Tian. "Lecture Notes for CSE 8340: Empirical Software Engineering -- Advanced Topics in Software Engineering". Southern Methodist University, Fall 2002, Spring 2014 (online).
  5. J. Tian. "Lecture Notes for CSE 8391: Special Topics -- Software Reliability and Safety". Southern Methodist University, Spring 1999.
  6. J. Tian. "Lecture Notes for CSE 6340: Advanced Software Engineering (Software Reliability, Formal Measurement Models, and Statistical Analysis)". Southern Methodist University, Spring 1996, Spring 1997.
  7. J. Tian. "Quality Measurement, Analysis, and Improvement in Software Testing: Strategy, Implementation, and Experience". Technical Report TR-74.153, IBM Software Solutions Toronto Laboratory, March, 1995.
  8. J. Troster and J. Tian. "Defect Characteristics of Legacy Software: Measurement, Visualization, Regression Analysis and Tree-Based Modeling", Technical Report TR-74.152, IBM Software Solutions Toronto Laboratory, February, 1995.
  9. J. Tian and P. Lu. "Measuring and Modeling Software Reliability: Data, Models, Tools, and a Support Environment". Technical Report TR-74.117, IBM Programming System Toronto Laboratory, March, 1993.
  10. J. Tian. "Understanding and Using Program Complexity to Improve Software Development". Ph.D. Dissertation, published as Technical Report CS-TR-2921/UMIACS-TR-92-72, University of Maryland, June, 1992.
  11. J. Tian and M.V. Zelkowitz. "Notes on Data Complexity and Comprehension". Technical Report CS-TR-2810/UMIACS-TR-91-165, University of Maryland, 1991.

Other Publications (Tutorials, Presentation Slides, etc.)

  1. J. Tian. "Synergy between Software Engineering and Human-Computer Interaction to Improve Usage-Based Testing and User Experience", Northwest University School of Informatics, Xi'an, China, Jan., 2018.
  2. J. Tian. "Quantifiable Software Reliability and Usability Assurance for the Cloud and Beyond", Xidian University School of Computer Science. Xi'an, China, Jan., 2018.
  3. J. Tian. "Quantifiable Software Quality Assurance: Method & Potential in Big Data, Cloud, and IoT", Northwest Polytechnical University School of Computer Science. Xi'an, China, Jan., 2018.
  4. J. Tian. "User-Centered Software Quality Engineering: Integrated Approach to Reliability, Safety, and Usability", tutorial at Northwest Polytechnical University School of Computer Science. Xi'an, China, May - July, 2017.
  5. J. Tian. "Software Metrics and Quality Engineering: Foundation and Recent Development for Net-Centric, Cloud Computing, Web-based, and Service Computing Systems", tutorial at Northwest Polytechnical University School of Computer Science. Xi'an, China, May - July, 2016.
  6. J. Tian. "Software Safety and Usability for Embedded and Interactive Systems", tutorial at Northwest Polytechnical University School of Computer Science. Xi'an, China, May - July, 2015.
  7. J. Tian. "Software Reliability Engineering: Foundation and Recent Development for Net-Centric, Cloud Computing, Web-based, and Service Computing Systems", tutorial at Northwest Polytechnical University School of Computer Science. Xi'an, China, May - July, 2014.
  8. J. Tian, "Empirical Software Quality Engineering: Experience and Recent Development", presentation in PPT given at the School of Software Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China, July 8, 2013.
  9. J. Tian, "Risk-Based Testing and Quantifiable Quality Improvement", presentation summarized in this article (in Chinese), given at the Center for Applied Mathematics, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China, May 20, 2013.
  10. J. Tian. "Software Quality Engineering, with a Focus on Usage and Risk-Based Testing", tutorial at Northwest Polytechnical University School of Computer Science. Xi'an, China, May - July, 2013.
  11. J. Tian, "Risk-Based Quantifiable Quality Improvement: Approaches and Empirical Validation", presentation given at the workshop on "Software Cybernetics and Complex Networks", Beihang University and Chinese Academy of Mathematics, Beijing, China, Sept., 2011.
    Similar presentation was also given at Xi'an Jiaotong University, Northwest Polytechnical University, and Xidian University, all in Xi'an, China, Sept., 2011.
  12. J. Tian, S. Nair, L. Huang, N. Alaeddine, and M. Siok, "Developing Dependable Systems by Maximizing Component Diversity and Fault Tolerance", presentation at the Joint US/UK Workshop on Network-Centric Operation and Network Enabled Capability, Washington, DC, July 24-25, 2008.
  13. J. Tian, "A Risk-Based Combined Approach to Achieving High Assurance", panel presentation at the 10th IEEE Int. Symposium on High Assurance Systems Engineering (HASE'07), panel on "Achieving High Assurance: Formal, Informal, and Combined Approaches", Dallas, Texas, Nov. 15, 2007.
  14. J. Tian, "Software Safety Tutorial", two versions, 1) a progress report presented at the Net-Centric Software Engineering Consortium meeting held at UTD, Richardson, Texas, August 31, 2007; and 2) in I/UCRC format presented at the Net-Centric Software Engineering Consortium meeting held at Raytheon, Plano, Texas, February 1, 2008.
  15. J. Tian, "Risk-Based Quantifiable Quality Improvement", presentation (summary of Jeff Tian's research) at the Net-Centric Software Engineering Consortium meeting held at Raytheon, Plano, Texas, March 30, 2007.
  16. J. Tian, "Risk-Based Quality Improvement for Embedded Systems", panel presentation at the International Workshop on Software and Compilers for Embedded Systems, Dallas, Texas, Sept.29-Oct.1, 2005.
  17. J. Tian. "Software Quality Management", tutorial at Tec de Monterrey faculty development workshop. Monterrey, Mexico, May 31 - June 3, 2005.
  18. J. Tian, "Software Quality Assurance: Meeting New Challenges", Invited Talk at the CAST-TX Annual meeting Dallas, Texas, Nov. 30, 2002.
  19. J. Tian. "Early Reliability Measurement and Improvement", tutorial at the 6th International Conference on Reliable Software Technologies (Ada-Europe 2001), Leuven, Belgium, May 14-18, 2001.
  20. J. Tian, "Software Reliability: An Integrated Approach", SMU/Sigma Xi Lecture (Annual lecture by the recipient of Sigma Xi Society SMU Chapter outstanding research award), Nov. 16, 2000.
  21. J. Tian. "Recent Development in Software Reliability Engineering", tutorial at the 4th 863 Program Advanced Seminar on Computer Science: Software Technology and Software Quality. Nanjing, China, Aug., 2000.
  22. J. Tian. "Tree-based Reliability Models (TBRMs) for Early Measurement and Improvement of Software Reliability", tutorial at the 5th International Conference on Reliable Software Technologies (Ada-Europe 2000), Potsdam (Berlin), Germany, June 26-30, 2000.
  23. J. Tian. "Early Measurement and Improvement of Software Reliability". ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes, Vol.25, No.1, page 89. Jan., 2000.
  24. K. Chruscielski and J. Tian, "Operational Profile for the Cartridge Support Software", Computer Standards and Interfaces, Vol.21, No.2, p.169, 15 June 1999.

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