Locating Faulty Methods with a Mixed RNN and Attention Model

  title={Locating Faulty Methods with a Mixed RNN and Attention Model},
  author={Shouliang Yang and Junming Cao and Hushuang Zeng and Beijun Shen and Hao Zhong},
  journal={2021 IEEE/ACM 29th International Conference on Program Comprehension (ICPC)},
IR-based fault localization approaches achieves promising results when locating faulty files by comparing a bug report with source code. Unfortunately, they become less effective to locate faulty methods. We conduct a preliminary study to explore its challenges, and identify three problems: the semantic gap problem, the representation sparseness problem, and the single revision problem.To tackle these problems, we propose MRAM, a mixed RNN and attention model, which combines bug-fixing features… 

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