Local and Global Recency Weighting Approach to Bug Prediction

TitleLocal and Global Recency Weighting Approach to Bug Prediction
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsJoshi, H, Zhang, C, Ramaswamy, S, Bayrak, C
Secondary TitleFourth International Workshop on Mining Software Repositories (MSR'07:ICSE Workshops 2007)
Pagination33 - 33
Place PublishedMinneapolis, MN, USA
ISBN Number0-7695-2950-X
Keywordsbug fixing, bug reports, eclipse, maintenance, prediction

Finding and fixing software bugs is a challenging maintenance task, and a significant amount of effort is invested by software development companies on this issue. In this paper, we use the Eclipse project's recorded software bug history to predict occurrence of future bugs. The history contains information on when bugs have been reported and subsequently fixed.

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