An initial study of the growth of eclipse defects

TitleAn initial study of the growth of eclipse defects
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsZhang, H
Secondary TitleProceedings of the 2008 international working conference on Mining software repositories
Place PublishedNew York, NY, USA
ISBN Number978-1-60558-024-1
Keywordsbug reports, defect growth model, defect prediction, eclipse, msr challenge, polynomial regression

We analyze the Eclipse defect data from June 2004 to November 2007, and find that the growth of the number of defects can be well modeled by polynomial functions. Furthermore, we can predict the number of future Eclipse defects based on the nature of defect growth.

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