Bridging Program Comprehension Tools by Design Navigation

  title={Bridging Program Comprehension Tools by Design Navigation},
  author={S{\'e}bastien Robitaille and Reinhard Schauer and Rudolf K. Keller},
Source code investigation is one of the most time consuming activities during software maintenance and evolution, yet currently available tool support suffers from several shortcomings. Browsing is typically limited to low-level elements, investigation is only supported as a one-way activity, and tools provide little help in getting an encompassing picture of the system under examination. In our research, we have developed tool support for design navigation that addresses these shortcomings. A… CONTINUE READING
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