Li Li Li Li
Lecturer (a.k.a. Assistant Professor)
Faculty of Information Technology
Monash University

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Prospective Students:

I'm actively recruiting (self-motivated and active) PhD students. Please contact me if you are a self-motivated PhD student (or graduate student interested in our PhD program) with strong programming skills and strong interests in software analysis, security and machine learning as well as deep learning.

Please submit your high-quality work to ICSME 2018, SATE 2018, and A-Mobile 2018.

I joined Monash University as a Lecturer on February 2018. Prior to that, I was a research associate in Software Engineering at the University of Luxembourg (UL) and an honorary research associate working with Prof. Mark Harman at CREST/SSE, University College London (UCL).
I obtained my Phd degree in November 2016 from the Interdisciplinary Security and Trust Centre (SnT), University of Luxembourg (UL), under the supervision of Prof. Yves Le Traon and Dr. Jacques Klein. My research interests are in the areas of Android Security, Static Analysis, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Empirical Study.


[2018-03] Our workshop proposal on Advances in Mobile App Analysis (A-Mobile 2018) was accepted to co-located with ASE 2018.
[2018-03] Two papers entitled "Characterising Deprecated Android APIs" and "Why are Android Apps Removed From Google Play? A Large-scale Empirical Study" accepted to MSR 2018
[2018-02] I was invited to be a PC member for the Research Track of ICSME 2018, the best conference for Software Maintenance and Evolution
[2018-02] I joined the Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University, Australia as a Lecturer
[2017-12] One paper entitled "FaCoY – A Code-to-Code Search Engine" accepted to ICSE 2018
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Work in Progress

Li Li, Jun Gao, Médéric Hurier, Pingfan Kong, Tegawendé F Bissyandé, Alexandre Bartel, Jacques Klein, Yves Le Traon, AndroZoo++: Collecting Millions of Android Apps and Their Metadata for the Research Community, arXiv preprint arXiv:1709.05281, 2017  [pdf]  [bib]

Selected Publications

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ICSE Kisub Kim, Dongsun Kim, Tegawendé F. Bissyandé, Eunjong Choi, Li Li, Jacques Klein, and Yves Le Traon, FaCoY – A Code-to-Code Search Engine, The 40th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2018)  [pdf]  [bib]
IST Li Li, Tegawendé F. Bissyandé, Mike Papadakis, Siegfried Rasthofer, Alexandre Bartel, Damien Octeau, Jacques Klein, Yves Le Traon, Static Analysis of Android Apps: A Systematic Literature Review, Information and Software Technology, 2017  [pdf]  [bib]
TIFS Li Li, Daoyuan Li, Tegawendé F. Bissyandé, Jacques Klein, Yves Le Traon, David Lo and Lorenzo Cavallaro, Understanding Android App Piggybacking: A Systematic Study of Malicious Code Grafting, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics & Security (TIFS), 2017  [pdf]  [bib]
ICSME Li Li, Tegawendé F. Bissyandé, Yves Le Traon, Jacques Klein, Accessing Inaccessible Android APIs: An Empirical Study, The 32nd International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME 2016)  [pdf]  [bib]
ISSTA Li Li, Tegawendé F. Bissyandé, Damien Octeau and Jacques Klein, DroidRA: Taming Reflection to Support Whole-Program Analysis of Android Apps, The 2016 International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis (ISSTA 2016)  [pdf]  [bib]
SANER Li Li, Tegawendé F. Bissyandé, Jacques Klein, Yves Le Traon, An Investigation into the Use of Common Libraries in Android Apps, The 23rd IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering (SANER 2016)  [pdf]  [bib]
POPL Damien Octeau, Somesh Jha, Matthew Dering, Patrick McDaniel, Alexandre Bartel, Li Li, Jacques Klein, and Yves Le Traon, Combining Static Analysis with Probabilistic Models to Enable Market-Scale Android Inter-component Analysis, The 43rd Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages (POPL 2016)  [pdf]  [bib]
ICSE Li Li, Alexandre Bartel, Tegawendé Bissyandé, Jacques Klein, Yves Le Traon, Steven Arzt, Siegfried Rasthofer, Eric Bodden, Damien Octeau and Patrick McDaniel, IccTA: Detecting Inter-Component Privacy Leaks in Android Apps, The 37th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2015)  [pdf]  [bib]  [www]


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I am a committee member for

  • 2018: ISSTA (AEC), ICSME (PC), SATE (PC), A-Mobile@ASE (Co-organizer)
  • 2017: ISPEC (PC)

I am a reviewer for

  • IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE)
  • IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC)
  • IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (TIFS)
  • ACM Transactions on Privacy and Security (TOPS)
  • Empirical Software Engineering (EMSE)
  • World Wide Web (WWW)
  • Software: Practice and Experience
  • Journal of Software: Evolution and Process
  • Pervasive and Mobile Computing
  • Journal of Computer Virology and Hacking Techniques
  • Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering

I am an external reviewer for

  • ICSE'18, SANER'17, CODASPY'17, ICSE'17, NDSS'17
  • ICECCS'16, QRS'16, MobileSoft'16, ESSoS'16, CODASPY'16, COMPSAC'15, ICSE-NIER'15, ICSE'14
  • IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE)
  • Information and Software Technology (IST)
  • ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR)

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