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Dr. Zadia Codabux is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada. Her research interests include technical debt, empirical software engineering, and software security. She completed her Ph.D. in Computer Science at Mississippi State University, USA and her MS in Computer Science at the University of Mauritius. She is a strong advocate for women in computing and is an attendee, speaker, and reviewer for the Computing Research Association's Committee on Widening Participation in Computing Research, Grace Hopper Celebration, and National Center for Women & Information Technology.


Recent Publications

[ESEM'24] Sahrima Jannat Oishwee, Zadia Codabux, Natalia Stakhanova, Decoding Android Permissions: A Study of Developer Challenges and Solutions on Stack Overflow, International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM), 2024

[ESEM'24] Md Mustakim Billah, Palash Roy, Zadia Codabux, Banani Roy, Are LLMs a Threat to Programming Platforms? An Exploratory Study, International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM), 2024

[FSE'24] Shamimur Rahman, Zadia Codabux, Chanchal K. Roy, Do Words Have Power? Understanding and Fostering Civility in Code Review Discussion, International Conference on the Foundations of Software Engineering (FSE), 2024

[MSR'24] Sahrima Jannat Oishwee, Natalia Stakhanova, Zadia Codabux, Large Language Model vs. Stack Overflow in Addressing Android Permission Related Challenges, Mining Software Repositories Conference (MSR), 2024

[JSEP'23] Zadia Codabux, Kazi Zakia Sultana, Naseef Chowdhury, A Catalog of Metrics at Source Code Level for Vulnerability Prediction - A Systematic Mapping Study, Journal of Software: Evolution and Process (JSEP), 2023 [DOI]

[ICSME'23] Shamimur Rahman, Debajyoti Mondal, Zadia Codabux, Chanchal K. Roy, Integrating Visual Aids to Enhance the Code Reviewer Selection Process, International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME), 2023 [DOI]

[ESEM'23] Joshua Aldrich Edbert, Sahrima Jannat Oishwee, Shubhashis Karmakar, Zadia Codabux, Roberto Verdecchia, Exploring Technical Debt in Security Questions on Stack Overflow, International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM), 2023 [DOI]

[EMSE'23] Melina Vidoni, Zadia Codabux, Towards a Taxonomy of Roxygen Documentation in R Packages, Empirical Software Engineering (EMSE), 2023 [DOI]

[EMSE'23] Emanuele Iannone, Zadia Codabux, Valentina Lenarduzzi, Andrea De Lucia, Fabio Palomba, Rubbing Salt in the Wound? A Large-Scale Investigation Into the Effects of Refactoring on Security, Empirical Software Engineering (EMSE), 2023 [DOI]

[ASEJ'22] Rishab Sharma, Ramin Shahbazi, Fatemeh H. Fard, Zadia Codabux, Melina Vidoni, Self-Admitted Technical Debt in R: Detection and Causes, Automated Software Engineering (Journal), 2022 [DOI]

[MSR4P&S'22] Sahrima Jannat Oishwee, Zadia Codabux, Natalia Stakhanova, An Exploratory Study on the Relationship of Smells and Design Issues with Software Vulnerabilities, International Workshop on Mining Software Repositories Applications for Privacy and Security (MSR4P&S) co-located with the Joint European Software Engineering Conference and Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (ESEC/FSE), 2022 [DOI]

[ESEM'22] Shubhashis Karmakar, Zadia Codabux, Melina Vidoni, An Experience Report on Technical Debt in Pull Requests: Challenges and Lessons Learned, International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM), 2022 [DOI]

[SoftwareX'22] Pranav Chandramouli, Zadia Codabux, Melina Vidoni, analyzeR: A SonarQube Plugin for Analyzing Object-Oriented R Packages, SoftwareX, 2022 [DOI]

[JSS'22] Melina Vidoni, Zadia Codabux, Fatemeh H. Fard, Infinite Technical Debt, Journal of Systems and Software (JSS), 2022 [DOI]

[SANER'22] Giulia Sellitto, Emanuele Iannone, Zadia Codabux, Valentina Lenarduzzi, Andrea De Lucia, Fabio Palomba, Filomena Ferrucci, Toward Understanding the Impact of Refactoring on Program Comprehension, International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution and Reengineering (SANER), 2022 [IEEE Computer Society TCSE Distinguished Paper Award] [DOI]

[SANER'22] Francesco Lomio, Zadia Codabux, Dale Birtch, Dale Hopkins, Davide Taibi, On the Benefits of the Accelerate Metrics: An Industrial Survey at Vendasta, International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution and Reengineering (SANER), 2022 [DOI]

[SANER'22] Gowri Pandian Sundarapandi, Raiyan Hossain, Chandana Jasrai, Kazi Zakia Sultana, Zadia Codabux, Common Programming Mistakes Leading to Information Disclosure: A Preliminary Study, International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution and Reengineering (SANER), 2022 [DOI]

[STPSA'21] Giovanni George, Jeremiah Kotey, Megan Ripley, Kazi Zakia Sultana, Zadia Codabux, A Preliminary Study on Common Programming Mistakes that Lead to Buffer Overflow Vulnerability, International Workshop on Security, Trust & Privacy for Software Applications (STPSA) co-located with the Conference on Computers, Software and Applications (COMPSAC), 2021 [DOI]

[MSR'21] Zadia Codabux, Melina Vidoni, Fatemeh H. Fard, Technical Debt in the Peer-Review Documentation of R Packages: a rOpenSci Case Study, Mining Software Repositories Conference (MSR), 2021 [DOI]

[APSEC'20] Kazi Zakia Sultana, Zadia Codabux, Byron J. Williams, Examining the Relationship of Code and Architectural Smells with Software Vulnerabilities, Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference (APSEC), 2020 [Best Paper Research Track – First Place] [DOI]

[ESEM'20] Zadia Codabux, Christopher Dutchyn, Profiling Developers Through the Lens of Technical Debt, International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM), 2020 [DOI]