James D. McCaffrey

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For the American actor, see James McCaffrey.

James D. McCaffrey is a software researcher and author known for his contributions to the fields of mathematical combinatorics and software test automation. McCaffrey holds a doctorate from the University of Southern California, and degrees in psychology and applied mathematics from the University of California, Irvine and California State University, Fullerton.

McCaffrey is an Associate Vice President at Volt Information Sciences in Redmond, Washington, focusing on the needs of software engineers at Microsoft. He has also worked on Microsoft products such as Internet Explorer and MSN Search and is the Contributing Editor for Microsoft's MSDN Magazine. [1]

Selected Bibliography[edit]

  • McCaffrey, J.D., "Using the Multi-Attribute Global Inference of Quality (MAGIQ) Technique for Software Testing", Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Information Technology New Generations, April 2009, pp.738–742.
  • McCaffrey, J.D., "An Empirical Study of the Effectiveness of Partial Antirandom Testing", Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Software Engineering and Data Engineering, June 2009, pp. 260–265.
  • McCaffrey, J.D. and Czerwonka, J., "An Empirical Study of the Effectiveness of Pairwise Testing", Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice, July 2009, pp. 186–191.
  • McCaffrey, J.D., "Generation of Pairwise Test Sets using a Genetic Algorithm", Proceedings of the 33rd IEEE International Computer Software and Applications Conference, July 2009, pp. 626–631.
  • McCaffrey, J.D., "Generation of Pairwise Test Sets using a Simulated Bee Colony Algorithm", Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, August 2009, pp. 115–119.
  • McCaffrey, J.D. and Dierking, H., "An Empirical Study of Unsupervised Rule Set Extraction of Clustered Categorical Data using a Simulated Bee Colony Algorithm", Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Rule Interchange and Applications, November 2009, pp. 182–192.
  • McCaffrey, J.D., "An Empirical Study of Categorical Dataset Visualization using a Simulated Bee Colony Algorithm", Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Visual Computing, December 2009, pp. 179–188.

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References[edit]

  • Applied Combinatorial Mathematics, Ed. E. F. Beckenbach (1964), pp.27−30; a previous description of a combinatorial representation of integers.
  • McCaffrey, James D., ".NET Test Automation Recipes", Apress Publishing, 2006. ISBN 1-59059-663-3.