Welcome to my site! I'm currently
working at IBM Research at the
T.J. Watson Research Lab in
Download my CV Here
Download my Masters Thesis Here!
I am interested in software engineering research such as API usage, recommendation systems, software navigation, software evolution, concern characterization.
I also enjoy economic topics such as game theory and agent base simulation.
Publications and Papers
Martin P. Robillard, Eric Bodden,
David Kawrykow, Mira Mezini, and Tristan
Ratchford. Automated API Property Inference
Techniques. To appear, IEEE Transactions on Software
Engineering, 28 pages, accepted September 2012.
K. Ehrlich, S.L. Rohall, S. Ross, D. Gruen, T. Ratchford, J.F. Patterson, H. Takagi, T. Ishihara, and A. Kosugi. Beyond Discussions: Designing for Sociability and Structure. Workshop on Collective Intelligence as Community Discourse and Action at CSCW, February 2012.[pdf]
Tristan Ratchford. Creating application programming interface code templates from usage patterns.Masters Thesis. McGill University, December 2012.[pdf]
Reid Holmes, Tristan Ratchford, Martin P. Robillard, and Robert J. Walker. Automatically Recommending Triage Decisions for Pragmatic Reuse Tasks. Proceedings of the 24th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering, 11 pages, November 2009.[pdf]
Martin P. Robillard and Tristan Ratchford. Ranking Cross-Reference Search Results for Program
Navigation. Technical Paper [SOCS-TR-2009.8]. School of Computer Science, McGill University.[pdf]
Feel free to email me at tratch [at] cs [dot] mcgill [dot] ca.
You can also follow me on twitter : @tjratch.
In the News and on the web!
Brief interview on my internship experience[link]
A blog post describing "Software for a Cause", a project that I worked on.[link]
I worked briefly on the McGill Mammoth Project[link]
SOCS Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium 2008[link]
One of my hobbies is taking pictures.