Early prediction of merged code changes to prioritize reviewing tasks

@article{Fan2018EarlyPO,
  title={Early prediction of merged code changes to prioritize reviewing tasks},
  author={Yuanrui Fan and Xin Xia and David Lo and Shanping Li},
  journal={Empirical Software Engineering},
  year={2018},
  pages={1-48}
}
Modern Code Review (MCR) has been widely used by open source and proprietary software projects. Inspecting code changes consumes reviewers much time and effort since they need to comprehend patches, and many reviewers are often assigned to review many code changes. Note that a code change might be eventually abandoned, which causes waste of time and effort… CONTINUE READING