Colloquium Speaker

Speaker:Thomas Ball
Microsoft Research
Topic:Concept Analysis: Mining Software for Commonalities and Variabilities
Date:Thursday, October 14, 1999
Time:9:30 AM
Place:Gould-Simpson, Room 701

Refreshments will be served in the 7th-floor lobby of Gould-Simpson at 9 :15 AM


Concept analysis is a mathematical theory and set of algorithms for reasoning about boolean relations. In this talk, I will present the basic ideas underlying concept analysis, review its application to a number of software engineering problems, and present new results on the application of concept analysis to software testing.