Crowd debugging

  title={Crowd debugging},
  author={Fuxiang Chen and Sunghun Kim},
  booktitle={ESEC/SIGSOFT FSE},
Research shows that, in general, many people turn to QA sites to solicit answers to their problems. We observe in Stack Overflow a huge number of recurring questions, 1,632,590, despite mechanisms having been put into place to prevent these recurring questions. Recurring questions imply developers are facing similar issues in their source code. However, limitations exist in the QA sites. Developers need to visit them frequently and/or should be familiar with all the content to take advantage of… CONTINUE READING