Zhiwei Xu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Computer and Information Science
Zhiwei Xu
College of Engineering and Computer Science
Computer and Information Science
204 Computer and Information Science Building | 4901 Evergreen Road | Dearborn, MI 48128

Teaching Areas:

Software Engineering, Computer and Information Science

Research Areas:

Machine Learning, Optimization, and Intelligent Systems, Software Engineering

Biography and Education


  • Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University
  • M.S., Guangxi University

Teaching and Research

Courses Taught

Selected Publications

  1. David Degras, Zhiwei Xu, Ting Zhang, and Wei Biao Wu, "Testing for Parallelism Among Trends in Multiple Time Series," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 60(3), 1087-1097, 2012.
  2. Zhiwei Xu, Yi Liu, and Yongning Tang, "Adopting the Information Contained by Outliers in the Modeling Process," The International Journal of Computers and Their Applications, 18(2), 100-110, 2011.
  3. Zhiwei Xu, Kehan Gao, Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, and Naeem Seliya, "System Regression Test Planning with a Fuzzy Expert System," Information Sciences, in press, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ins.2010.09.012.
  4. Yongning Tang, Ye Wu, and Zhiwei Xu, "Probabilistic and Reactive Fault Diagnosis for Dynamic Overlay Networks," Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications, 4(4), 439-452, 2010.
  5. Zhen-Jun Shi, Shengquan Wang, and Zhiwei Xu, "The Convergence of Conjugate Gradient Method with Nonmonotone Line Search," Applied Mathematics and Computation, 217(5), 1921-1932, 2010.
  6. Zhou Zhou, Zhiwei Xu, and Wei Biao Wu, "Long-term Prediction Intervals of Time Series," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 56(3), 1436-1446, 2010.
  7. Zhen-Jun Shi, and Zhiwei Xu, "The convergence of subspace trust region methods," The Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, 231(1), 365-377, 2009.
  8. Yongning Tang, Guang Cheng, Zhiwei Xu, Ehab Al-Shaer. "Community-base Fault Diagnosis Using Incremental Belief Revision". 2009 IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage: P121-128.
  9. Zhiwei Xu, Zhou Zhou, Weibiao Wu Long-term. "Prediction of Wireless Network Traffic". The 21th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, Boston, July 2009.
  10. Naeem Seliya, Zhiwei Xu, Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar. "Addressing Class Imbalance in Non-Binary Classification Problems". 20th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, Dayton, Ohio, November 2008.
  11. Zhiwei Xu, Naeem Seliya. "An Adaptive Neural Network with Dynamic Structure for Software Defect Prediction". The 20th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, San Francisco, CA, July 2008.
  12. Weibiao Wu, Zhiwei Xu. "Robust prediction of network traffic Using Quantile Regression Models". In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, Waikoloa, HI, September 2006. IEEE Computer Society.
  13. Zhiwei Xu, Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Kehan Gao. "Application of Fuzzy Expert System In Test Case Selection For System Regression Test". In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, Las Vegas, NV, August 2005. IEEE Computer Society.
  14. Yan Liu, Bojan Cukic, Zhiwei Xu. "Predicting with Confidence - An Improved Dynamic Cell Structure." in Proceedings of International Conference on Natural Computation, pages 750-759, Changsha, China, August 2005. IEEE Computer Society.
  15. Zhiwei Xu, Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar: Identification of Fuzzy Models of Software Cost Estimation. Fuzzy Sets and Systems 145(1): 141-163 (2004).