Automatic documentation generation via source code summarization of method context

  title={Automatic documentation generation via source code summarization of method context},
  author={Paul W. McBurney and Collin McMillan},
A documentation generator is a programming tool that creates documentation for software by analyzing the statements and comments in the software's source code. While many of these tools are manual, in that they require specially-formatted metadata written by programmers, new research has made inroads towards automatic generation of documentation. These approaches work by stitching together keywords from the source code into readable natural language sentences. These approaches have been shown… CONTINUE READING
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