Sarah Fakhoury


PhD candidate at Washington State University using medical imaging to explore the cognitive impact of programming languages and tools
My research is supported by the NSF (I and II) and a Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship.

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Devjeet Roy; Sarah Fakhoury; Venera Arnaoudova VITALSE: Visualizing Eye Tracking and Biometric Data (Inproceeding) Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) Demonstrations Track, pp. to appear, 2020.
Sarah Fakhoury; Devjeet Roy; Yuzhan Ma; Venera Arnoudova; Olusola Adesope Measuring the Impact of Lexical and Structural Inconsistencies on Developers’ Cognitive Load during Bug Localization Empirical Software Engineering (EMSE), 24, to appear, 2019.
Sarah Fakhoury; Devjeet Roy; Sk. Adnan Hassan; Venera Arnoudova Improving Source Code Readability: Theory and Practice (Inproceeding) Proceedings of the International Conference on Program Comprehension (ICPC), to appear, 2019.
Sarah Fakhoury Moving Towards Objective Measures of Program Comprehension (inproceeding) Proceedings of the 26th ACM Joint European Software Engineering Conference and Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (ESEC/FSE)—Doctoral Symposium, to appear, 2018. (Acceptance Rate 20%)
Sarah Fakhoury; Yuzhan Ma; Venera Arnaoudova; Olusola Adesope The Effect of Poor Source Code Lexicon on Developers’ Cognitive Load (Inproceeding) Proceedings of the International Conference on Program Comprehension (ICPC), pp. 286–296, 2018. (Distinguished Paper Award)
Yuzhan Ma; Sarah Fakhoury; Mike Christensen; Venera Arnaoudova; Waleed Zogaan; Mehdi Mirakhorli Automatic Classification of Software Artifacts in Open-Source Applications (Inproceeding) Proceedings of the Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR), pp. 414–425, 2018. (Acceptance Rate 33%)
Sarah Fakhoury; Venera Arnaoudova; Cedric Noiseux; Foutse Khomh; Giuliano Antoniol Keep it simple: is deep learning good for linguistic smell detection? (Inproceeding)Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering (SANER)—REproducibility Studies and NEgative Results (RENE) Track, pp. 602-611, 2018.