M.J. Harrold is with the College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, 801 Atlantic Dr., Atlanta, GA 30332-0280.
A. Bertolino is with the Instituto di Elaborazione della Informazione, Area della Ricerca CNR di Pisa-San Cataldo, 56100 Pisa, Italy.
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Mary Jean Harrold received the BS and MA degrees in mathematics from Marshall University and the MS and PhD degrees in computer science from the University of Pittsburgh. She is currently an associate professor in the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta. Her research interests include the development of efficient techniques and tools that will automate, or partially automate, development, testing, and maintenance tasks. Her research to date has involved program-analysis-based software engineering, with an emphasis on regression testing, analysis and testing of imperative and object-oriented software, and development of software tools. Her recent research has focused on the investigation of the scalability issues of these techniques through algorithm development and empirical evaluation. She is a recipient of the US National Science Foundation's National Young Investigator Award. Dr. Harrold serves on the editorial board of the IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, ACM Transactions on Programming Languages and Systems, and Journal of Empirical Software Engineering. She served as the program chair for the ACM International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis (July 2000) and the program cochair of the 23rd International Conference on Software Engineering (May 2001). She is a member of the Computing Research Association's Committee on the Status of Women in Computing and she directs the committee's Distributed Mentor Project. She is a member of the IEEE Computer Society and the ACM.
Antonia Bertolino graduated cum laude in electronic engineering (Laurea degree) from the University of Pisa, Italy, in 1985. Since 1986, she has been a researcher with the Institute for Information Processing of the Italian National Research Council (CNR) in Pisa. Her research interests are in software engineering, especially software testing and software dependability. Currently, she is investigating approaches for rigorous integration test strategies, for architecture and UML-based test approaches, and for improving the cost/effectiveness of testing techniques, as well as methods for the evaluation of software reliability. She is responsible for the recently established Pisatel Laboratory, for joint research and training between Ericsson Lab Italy and CNR. Since 1994, she has been an associate editor of the Journal of Systems and Software, and, since 2000, of the IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering. She is the general chair of the forthcoming ACM Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis ISSTA 2002 (Rome, July 2002) and was the general chair of the Second International Conference on Achieving Quality in Software (AquIS`93), held in Venice (Italy) in October 1993. She has been a member of the international program committees of several conferences and symposia, including ISSTA, Joint ESEC-FSE, ICSE, SEKE, Safecomp, and Quality Week. She has been the key area specialist for the software testing knowledge area of the Stone Man phase of the ACM/IEEE project Guide to the SWEBOK (Software Engineering Body of Knowledge). She has (co)authored more than 40 papers in international journals and conferences.