I am assistant professor (Maitre de Conférences in France) at the ISTV University of Valenciennes. I am in charge of the following courses:

  • Advanced programming in C
  • Data bases security (Master course)
  • Data privacy and security (Master course)

Moreover, I am also involved in the following courses:

  • Object-oriented programming
  • Programming on Java language

Selected Publications

Empirical Software Engineering, 2018.

In Proceedings of the 25th International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis (ISSTA 2016), 2016.

Empirical Software Engineering, 2016.

Empirical Software Engineering, 2013.



Test Case Generation for Program Repair: A Study of Feasibility and Effectiveness. Z. Yu, M. Martinez, B. Danglot, T. Durieux, M. Monperrus. Empirical Software Engineering Journal (2018) (To appear) Download

Open-ended Exploration of the Program Repair Search Space with Mined Templates: the Next 8935 Patches for Defects4J Matias Martinez, Martin Monperrus. Download (Under submission)


Sorting and Transforming Program Repair Ingredients via Deep Learning Code Similarities. Martin White, Michele Tufano, Matias Martinez, Martin Monperrus, Denys Poshyvanyk. Download

Towards the quality improvement of cross-platform mobile applications. M. Martinez, S. Lecomte. (International Conference on Mobile Software Engineering and Systems). In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Mobile Software Engineering and Systems (MOBILESoft ‘17). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/MOBILESoft.2017.30 Download

Astor repair framework. Dagstuhl Seminar on automated program repair. Link


Automatic repair of real bugs in java: a large-scale experiment on the defects4j dataset. M. Martinez, T. Durieux, R. Sommerard, J. Xuan, M. Monperrus. Empirical Software Engineering Journal (2016). doi:10.1007/s10664-016-9470-4 Download.

Nopol: Automatic Repair of Conditional Statement Bugs in Java Programs. J. Xuan; M. Martinez; F. DeMarco; M. Clement; S. Lamelas Marcote; T. Durieux; D. Le Berre; M. Monperrus, in IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, doi: 10.1109/TSE.2016.2560811 Download.

B-Refactoring: Automatic test code refactoring to improve dynamic analysis. Jifeng Xuan, Benoit Cornu, Matias Martinez, Benoit Baudry, Lionel Seinturier, Martin Monperrus, Information and Software Technology, Volume 76, August 2016, Pages 65-80, ISSN 0950-5849, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.infsof.2016.04.016 Download.

ASTOR: a program repair library for Java (demo). Matias Martinez and Martin Monperrus. 2016. In Proceedings of the 25th International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis (ISSTA 2016). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 441-444. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/2931037.2948705 Download.


When App Stores Listen to the Crowd to Fight Bugs in the Wild. M.Gomez, M. Martinez, R. Rouvoy and M. Monperrus. In Proceedings of the 37th International Conference on Software Engineering - Volume 2 (ICSE ‘15), Vol. 2. IEEE Press, Piscataway, NJ, USA, 567-570. DOI: 10.1109/ICSE.2015.195 Download.

Automatic repair of real bugs: An experience report on the Defects4J dataset. Thomas Durieux, Matias Martinez, Martin Monperrus, Romain Sommerard, and Jifeng Xuan Download.


Fine-grained and Accurate Source Code Differencing. J.R Falleri, F. Morandat, X. Blanc, M. Martinez, M. Monperrus. In Proceedings of the 29th ACM/IEEE international conference on Automated software engineering (ASE ‘14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 313-324. DOI=http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2642937.264298 Download

Do the Fix Ingredients Already Exist? An Empirical Inquiry into the Redundancy Assumptions of Program Repair Approaches. M. Martínez, W. Weimer and M. Monperrus. In Companion Proceedings of the 36th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE Companion 2014). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 492-495. DOI=http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2591062.2591114 Download.

ASTOR: Evolutionary Automatic Software Repair for Java. M.Martinez, M.Monperrus (Technical Report) Download.

Accurate Extraction of Bug Fix Pattern Occurrences using Abstract Syntax Tree Analysis. M. Martinez, L. Duchien and M. Monperrus (Technical Report) Download.


Mining software repair models for reasoning on the search space of automated program fixing. M. Martinez and M. Monperrus. Empirical Software Engineering journal, Springer Verlag. 20: 176. doi:10.1007/s10664-013-9282-8 Download.

Automatically Extracting Instances of Code Change Patterns with AST Analysis. Matías Martínez, Laurence Duchien and Martin Monperrus. In Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance (ICSM ‘13). IEEE Computer Society, Washington, DC, USA, 388-391. DOI=http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICSM.2013.54 Download.

Probabilistic Mutational Transformations for Automatic Software Repair (ICSM’13, Doctoral Symposium Poster).


Conservation and Replication with CVS-Vintage: A Dataset of CVS Repositories. M. Monperrus, M. Martínez (Technical Report) Download.

Mining Repair Actions for Automated Program Fixing. Matías Martínez, Martin Monperrus (GPL’12, Poster).


PhD Thesis:

Title: Extraction and Analysis of Knowledge for Automatic Software Repair (Download)

Directors: Martin Monperrus and Laurence Duchien.

Started in: October 2011, PhD defense: October 2014.

Master thesis:

Title: EasySOC: A tool to facilitate the development and maintenance of service-oriented applications [In Spanish, available upon request].

Directors: Alejandro Zunino and Marco Crasso.