Facebook Research Award 2021 awarded to Roberto Verdecchia (S2 group, VU Amsterdam)


The project “Testing non-testable programs using association rules” born from the collaboration between Roberto Verdecchia (Software and Sustainability Group, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, NL), Breno Alexandro Ferreira de Miranda (Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil), Antonia Bertolino (National Research Council, Italy), Emilio Cruciani (University of Salzburg, Austria) has been selected for a $94,500.00 USD Facebook Research Award. The project regards agent-based user interaction simulation to find and fix integrity and privacy issues.

The project was one of the 5 projects selected for the award, chosen among 29 high-quality proposals from 24 universities in 11 countries. For more information, see: https://research.fb.com/blog/2021/09/announcing-the-winners-of-the-2021-rfp-on-agent-based-user-interaction-simulation-to-find-and-fix-integrity-and-privacy-issues/