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Professor Robert Hierons

Professor Robert Hierons
Professor of Computing

Summary

Hierons received a BA in Mathematics (Trinity College, Cambridge), and a Ph.D. in Computer Science (Brunel University London). He then joined the Department of Mathematical and Computing Sciences at Goldsmiths College, University of London, as a lecturer in computer science before returning to Brunel University London. He is a member of the Brunel Software Engineering Lab (BSEL) and is the Director of one of Brunel\'s University Research Centres: the Centre for Software and Systems. He has chaired or co-chaired several events including the 16th IFIP TC 6 / WG 6.1 International Conference on Testing of Communicating Systems (TestCom 2004), the first IEEE International Conference on Software Testing, Verification and Validation, ICST 2008, the 11th International Conference On Quality Software (QSIC 2011), and the 11th International Conference on Software Engineering and Formal Methods (SEFM 2013). He chairs the steering committee of the IFIP TC 6 / WG 6.1 International Conference on Testing Software and Systems (ICTSS). He is also the joint Editor of The Journal of Software Testing, Verification and Reliability.

Newest selected publications

Patel, K. and Hierons, RM. (Accepted) 'A Mapping Study on Testing Non-testable Systems'. Software Quality Journal. ISSN: 0963-9314 Open Access Link

Journal article

Benharrat, N., Gaston, C., Hierons, RM., Lapitre, A. and Le Gall, P. (2017) 'Constraint-based oracles for timed distributed systems'. ISSN: 0302-9743 Open Access Link

Conference paper

Dongol, B. and Hierons, RM. (Accepted) 'Decidability and Complexity for Quiescent Consistency and its Variations'. Information and Computation. ISSN: 0890-5401 Open Access Link

Journal article

Merayo, MG., Hierons, RM. and Nunez, M. (Accepted) 'Passive Testing with Asynchronous Communications and Timestamps'. Distributed Computing. ISSN: 0178-2770 Open Access Link

Journal article

Hierons, RM. and Nunez, M. (2017) 'Implementation relations and probabilistic schedulers in the distributed test architecture'. Journal of Systems and Software. ISSN: 0164-1212 Open Access Link

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