Tracing Object-Oriented Code into Functional Requirements

  title={Tracing Object-Oriented Code into Functional Requirements},
  author={Giuliano Antoniol and Gerardo Canfora and Andrea De Lucia and Gerardo Casazza and Ettore Merlo},
Software system documentation is almost always expressed informally, in natural language and free text. Examples include requirement specifications, design documents, manual pages, system development journals, error logs and related maintenance reports. We propose an approach to establish and maintain traceability links between source code and free text documents. A premise of our work is that programmers use meaningful names for program items, such as functions, variables, types, classes, and… CONTINUE READING
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