Rudolf FERENC is the head of the Department of Software Engineering and an associate professor at the University of Szeged, Hungary. His research interests include static code analysis, metrics, quality assurance, design pattern and antipattern mining, and bug detection. He leads the Static Code Analysis group, which develops tools for analyzing the source code of various languages. These tools calculate code metrics, and detect coding issues and duplications. He has more than 100 publications in these fields with over 2000 citations. He is leading several R&D projects, which are related to quality assessment, improvement and architecture reconstruction of software systems for major banks and software development companies in Hungary. He has been serving as Program Co-Chair and Program Committee member at the major conferences in this field (ICSE, ICSME, ESEC/FSE, SANER, CSMR, WCRE, ICPC, SCAM, FASE, etc.) since 2005.
Rudolf Ferenc, Péter Gyimesi, Gábor Gyimesi, Zoltán Tóth, Tibor Gyimóthy An automatically created novel bug dataset and its validation in bug prediction, Journal of Systems and Software, Volume 169, 2020
Rudolf Ferenc, Tamás Viszkok, Tamás Aladics, Judit Jász, Péter Hegedűs, Deep-water framework: The Swiss army knife of humans working with machine learning models, SoftwareX, Volume 12, 2020
Bán, D., Ferenc, R., Siket, I. et al. Prediction models for performance, power, and energy efficiency of software executed on heterogeneous hardware. J Supercomput 75, 4001–4025, 2019