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DepRes: A Tool for Resolving Fully Qualified Names and Their Dependencies

@article{Shokri2021DepResAT,
  title={DepRes: A Tool for Resolving Fully Qualified Names and Their Dependencies},
  author={Ali Shokri and Mehdi Mirakhorli},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2108.01165}
}
Reusing code snippets shared by other programmers on Q&A forums (e.g., StackOverflow) is a common practice followed by software developers. However, lack of sufficient information about the fully qualified name (FQN) of identifiers in borrowed code snippets, results in serious compile errors. Programmers either have to manually search for the correct FQN of identifiers which is a tedious and error-prone process, or use tools developed to automatically identify correct FQNs. Despite the efforts… 

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