Tools and Datasets for Mining Libre Software Repositories

  title={Tools and Datasets for Mining Libre Software Repositories},
  • Published 2016
Thanks to the open nature of libre (free, open source) software projects, researchers have gained access to a rich set of data related to various aspects of software development. Although it is usually publicly available on the Internet, obtaining and analyzing the data in a convenient way is not an easy task, and many considerations have to be taken into account. In this chapter we introduce the most relevant data sources that can be found in libre software projects and that are commonly… CONTINUE READING