Replicating and Re-Evaluating the Theory of Relative Defect-Proneness

  title={Replicating and Re-Evaluating the Theory of Relative Defect-Proneness},
  author={Mark D. Syer and Meiyappan Nagappan and Bram Adams and Ahmed E. Hassan},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering},
A good understanding of the factors impacting defects in software systems is essential for software practitioners, because it helps them prioritize quality improvement efforts (e.g., testing and code reviews). Defect prediction models are typically built using classification or regression analysis on product and/or process metrics collected at a single… CONTINUE READING