Vol. 65, No. 1, March 2019

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Software Testing Contest at the University of Texas at Dallas

W. Eric Wong
IEEE Transactions on Reliability &
Chair, Dallas Chapter

Lon Chase
Member of Administrative Committee
Vice Chair, Dallas Chapter

After the great success of the first contest on software testing in 2018, the second annual contest for students in the Dallas (Texas, USA) metropolitan area was held on March 30th at the University of Texas at Dallas. This event was sponsored by the Dallas Chapter of the IEEE Reliability Society, the Computer Science Department at the University of Texas at Dallas, and Mooctest, Inc. Constants were from the University of Texas at Dallas, the University of Texas at Arlington, University of North Texas, Southern Methodist University, and local high schools. Each student received a certificate issued by the RS Dallas Chapter and the CS Department at UTD for successful completion of the contest. Winners of the first three places also received presents provided by UTD.

Onsite tutorial to prepare students for the contest

Winners of the second annual contest on software testing at UTD

We would like to thank the following students in Professor Eric Wong group at UTD for supporting the technical aspects and organizing an onsite tutorial at the contest:

  • Linghuan Hu
  • Xuelin Li
  • Shou-Yu Lee
  • Dongcheng Li
  • Shuo Li

Special acknowledgment goes to Dr. Jey Veerasamy, Director of the Center for Computer Science Education & Outreach at UTD, and all the student helpers from the center for managing registration and many logistical details.

Thanks also goes to Professor Lingming Zhang (UTD), Professor Mark Paulk (UTD), Professor Renee Bruce (UNT), Mr. Siwei Zhou (visiting scholar from Wuhan University of Technology, China), and Professor Zhao Li (visiting scholar from China Three Gorges University) for their support of the contest.

We also give our sincere appreciation to Professor Zhenyu Chen (Chair of RS Nanjing Chapter and Faculty of Nanjing University) and his team at Mooctest Inc. for providing an online testing platform to facilitate this contest.