Sarah Fakhoury


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Hello! I am a third-year PhD candidate at Washington State University.
I study developers' brains while they read source code. My research is supported by the NSF.

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Selected Talks

2019
Investigating Lexical Code Smells in Microsoft Repositories
Microsoft Data & AI Team
Internship Research Presentation
A partial reproduction of Improving Code: The (Mis) Perception of Quality Metrics
Talk presented as part of the ROSE festival at ICSE
Montreal, Canada
Improving Source Code Readability: Theory and Practice.
Paper presented at the International Conference on Program Comprehension (ICPC)
Montreal, Canada
2018
Brain Imaging Techniques in Software Engineering
Guest lecture in Dr. Felienne Hermans’ Psychology of Programming Class
TU Delft
Delft, Netherlands
A Replication of “Easy over Hard: A Case Study on Deep Learning”
Talk presented as part of the (ROSE) festival at ESEC/FSE
Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA
Moving Towards Objective Measures of Program Comprehension.
Doctoral Symposium paper & poster presented at the ACM Joint European Software Engineering Conference and Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (ESEC/FSE)
Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA
The effect of poor source code lexicon on developers’ cognitive load.
Paper presented at the International Conference on Program Comprehension (ICPC)
Gothenburg, Sweden
Keep it simple: is deep learning good for linguistic smell detection?
Paper presented at the International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering (SANER)
Campobasso, Italy