Comprehension strategies and difficulties in maintaining object-oriented systems: An explorative study

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Program comprehension is a major time-consuming activity in software maintenance. Understanding the underlying mechanisms of program comprehension is therefore necessary for improving software maintenance. It has been argued that acquiring knowledge of how a program works before modifying it (the systematic strategy) is unrealistic in larger programs. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jss.2006.10.041

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@article{Karahasanovic2007ComprehensionSA, title={Comprehension strategies and difficulties in maintaining object-oriented systems: An explorative study}, author={Amela Karahasanovic and Annette Kristin Levine and Richard C. Thomas}, journal={Journal of Systems and Software}, year={2007}, volume={80}, pages={1541-1559} }