Abram Hindle, PhD

Associate Professor, Faculty of Science - Computing Science

Contact

Associate Professor, Faculty of Science - Computing Science
Email
abram.hindle@ualberta.ca
Address
447 Athabasca Hall
9119 - 116 St NW
EdmontonAB
T6G 2E8

Overview

About

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Waterloo, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, 2010
  • Co-supervisors: Prof. Michael W. Godfrey and Prof. Richard C. Holt Dissertation: Evidence-based Software Process Recovery
  • M.Sc., University of Victoria, Dept. of Computer Science, 2005
  • Supervisor: Prof. Daniel M. German Dissertation: SCQL: A formal model and a query language for source control repositories
  • B.Sc. (Honours with distinction), University of Victoria, Faculty of Engineering, Dept. of Computer Science, 2003

Research

Area

Software Engineering

Interests

Software Engineering, Empirical Software Engineering, Mining Software Repositories, Power Consumption Analysis, Computer Music, Crossover of software engineering and music, ML on ECGs

Summary

The focus of my research is the evidence-based study of software development. My field of research depends upon statistics, data mining, social network analysis, machine learning, NLP, signal processing, visualization, and software engineering. With respect to software engineering my research focuses on empirical software engineering, mining software repositories, software development processes, software maintenance, and software metrics. Other interests include computer music, music information retrieval, computer vision, programming languages, and computer security.