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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

Rishab Sharma, Ramin Shahbazi, Fatemeh H. Fard, Zadia Codabux, Melina Vidoni, Self-Admitted Technical Debt in R: Detection and Causes, Automated Software Engineering, 2022 [URL]

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

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 [Preprint]

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

Melina Vidoni, Zadia Codabux, Fatemeh H. Fard, Infinite Technical Debt, Journal of Systems and Software, 2022 [URL]

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] [Preprint] [URL]

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 [Preprint] [URL]

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 [URL]

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 [URL]

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 [Preprint] [URL]

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] [Preprint] [URL]

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