A Deeper Look into Bug Fixes: Patterns, Replacements, Deletions, and Additions

@article{Soto2016ADL,
  title={A Deeper Look into Bug Fixes: Patterns, Replacements, Deletions, and Additions},
  author={Mauricio Soto and Ferdian Thung and Chu-Pan Wong and Claire Le Goues and David Lo},
  journal={2016 IEEE/ACM 13th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR)},
  year={2016},
  pages={512-515}
}
Many implementations of research techniques that automatically repair software bugs target programs written in C. Work that targets Java often begins from or compares to direct translations of such techniques to a Java context. However, Java and C are very different languages, and Java should be studied to inform the construction of repair approaches to… CONTINUE READING