Using Bug Report Similarity to Enhance Bug Localisation

  title={Using Bug Report Similarity to Enhance Bug Localisation},
  author={Steven Davies and Marc Roper and Murray Wood},
  journal={2012 19th Working Conference on Reverse Engineering},
Bug localisation techniques are proposed as a method to reduce the time developers spend on maintenance, allowing them to quickly find source code relevant to a bug. Some techniques are based on information retrieval methods, treating the source code as a corpus and the bug report as a query. While these have shown success, there remain a number of little-exploited additional sources of information which could enhance the techniques, including the textual similarity between bug reports… CONTINUE READING
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