W. Eric Wong

Professor - Computer Science
ewong@utdallas.edu
972-883-6619
ECS3224
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Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Computer Science
Purdue University - 1993
M.S. - Computer Science
Purdue University - 1991
B.S. - Computer Science
Eastern Michigan University - 1988

Research Areas

Research Interests
  • Reducing the cost of software production and improving software dependability, reliability, safety, and quality at the same time.¬†
  • Research interests can be divided into the following two major areas¬†
    • Program-Based Testing, Debugging, Reliability, Safety, and Analysis
    • Architecture/Design-Based Testing, Debugging, Metrics, and Analysis

Publications

W. E. Wong and Y. Lei, Reachability Graph-Based Test Sequence Generation for Concurrent Programs, International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (accepted for publication) N/A - Publication
D. Xu, W. Xu, and W. E. Wong, Testing Aspect-Oriented Programs with UML Design Models, International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (accepted for publication) N/A - Publication
Y. Chen. S. Liu and W. E. Wong, A Review Approach to Detecting Violations of Consistency between Specification and Program Structures, International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (accepted for publication) N/A - Publication
D. Xu, V. Goel, K. Nygard, and W. E. Wong, Aspect-Oriented Specification of Threat-Driven Security Requirements, International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology (accepted for publication) N/A - Publication
V. Chan, W. E. Wong, and T. F. Xie, A Statistical Methodology to Simply Software Metric Models Constructed Using Incomplete Data Samples, International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, 17(6):689-707, December 2007 2007 - Publication
Y. Qi, D. Kung, and W. E. Wong, An Agent-based Data-Flow Testing Approach for Web Applications, Journal of Information and Software Technology, 48(12):1159-1171, December 2006 2006 - Publication
A. Vincenzi, M. Delamaro, J. C. Maldonado, and W. E. Wong, Establishing Structural Testing Criteria for Java Bytecode, Software-Practice and Experience, 36(14):1513-1541, November 2006. 2006 - Publication
L. Dai, K. Cooper, and W. E. Wong, Modeling and Analysis of Performance Aspects for Software Architecture: A UML-Based Approach, International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, 16(3):347-378, June 2006 2006 - Publication
W. E. Wong and Y. Qi, Effective Program Debugging based on Execution Slices and Inter-Block Data Dependency, Journal of Systems and Software, 79(7):891-903, July 2006 2006 - Publication
W. E. Wong and S. Gokhale, Static and Dynamic Distance Metrics for Feature-Based Code Analysis, Journal of Systems and Software, 74(3):283-295, February 2005 2005 - Publication

Appointments

Consultant
Texas Instruments [2004–2005]
Software Engineering Group Coordinator
The University of Texas at Dallas [2004–2006]
Tenured Associate Professor
The University of Texas at Dallas [2002–Present]
Project Manager
Telcordia Technologies [1995–2002]
Horizon Research Program
Senior Scientist
Telcordia Technologies [1995–2002]
Information and Computer Science Research Laboratory
Member of Technical Staff
Hughes Network Systems [1994–1995]

Projects

Improving Software Quality by Effective Analysis of Defects
2004–2004 Texas Instruments, Dallas, Texas, March 2004
eXVanatge: An Integrated Solution for Dependable Software Development
2006–2006 Avaya Labs Research, Basking Ridge, New Jersey, February 2006
Coverage Testing and Debugging Your SDL Design Specifications in a Cost Effective Way
2006–2006 Software and System Engineering Research Laboratory, Motorola, Chicago, Illinois, October 2006
A Solution for Diagnosis and Testing of Software Design Specifications
2002–2002 Telelogic Americas 2002 User Group Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 2002
Identify Fault-Prone Software Modules in Telecommunications Systems
2006–2006 Motorola's 2006 System, Software and Simulation Symposium, Chicago, Illinois, September 2006

Additional Information

Teaching
  • CS6354 Advanced Software Engineering
  • CS5354 Software Engineering
  • CS5333 Discrete Structures
  • SE4485 Software Engineering Project
  • SE4367 Software Testing, Verification, Validation and Quality Assurance
  • CS2305 Discrete Math for Computing I
  • CS3305 Discrete Math for Computing II
Awards
  • 1997 Quality Assurance Special Achievement Award, Johnson Space Center, NASA
  • 2007 Best paper Award, The 31st IEEE Computer, Software, and Applications Conference (COMPSAC), Beijing, China, July 2007
Special Committee
  • Member of the Administrative Committee of IEEE Reliability Society (2008-2013) [here]
  • Member of IBM System z Curriculum Advisory Panel