Concept location using formal concept analysis and information retrieval

@article{Poshyvanyk2012ConceptLU,
  title={Concept location using formal concept analysis and information retrieval},
  author={Denys Poshyvanyk and Malcom Gethers and Andrian Marcus},
  journal={ACM Trans. Softw. Eng. Methodol.},
  year={2012},
  volume={21},
  pages={23:1-23:34}
}
The article addresses the problem of concept location in source code by proposing an approach that combines Formal Concept Analysis and Information Retrieval. In the proposed approach, Latent Semantic Indexing, an advanced Information Retrieval approach, is used to map textual descriptions of software features or bug reports to relevant parts of the source code, presented as a ranked list of source code elements. Given the ranked list, the approach selects the most relevant attributes from the… CONTINUE READING
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