DAASE research group MaJiCKe have moved to work with Facebook in London. MaJiCKe have developed software that uses Search Based Software Engineering (SBSE) to help engineers find bugs while reducing the inefficiencies of writing test code. Their product Sapienz automatically generates test sequences using SBSE to find crashes using the shortest path it can find. Sapienz is the world’s first automated test tool able to minimise the length of tests which simultaneously maximising the amount of code checked.
“We are very excited to have this outstanding opportunity to achieve real world impact for UCL’s excellent software engineering research”
Professor Mark Harman
The MaJiCKe team comprise Professor Mark Harman – Scientific Advisor, Yue Jia – CEO and Ke Mao – CTO from the department of Computer Science at University College London (UCL). Professor Harman cofounded the area of SBSE in 2001.
“We provide an atmosphere to nurture collaborations with industry, its great to see a team like this taking their world leading expertise to Facebook”
Jane Butler, UCL Engineering Vice Dean
All at DAASE wish Mark, Yue and Ke the very best of luck and look forward to hearing all about their contribution to Facebook’s goal of connecting the world.