When App Stores Listen to the Crowd to Fight Bugs in the Wild

@article{Gmez2015WhenAS,
  title={When App Stores Listen to the Crowd to Fight Bugs in the Wild},
  author={Mar{\'i}a G{\'o}mez and Matias Martinez and Monperrus Martin and Romain Rouvoy},
  journal={2015 IEEE/ACM 37th IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering},
  year={2015},
  volume={2},
  pages={567-570}
}
App stores are digital distribution platforms that put available apps that run on mobile devices. Current stores are software repositories that deliver apps upon user requests. However, when an app has a bug, the store continues delivering defective apps until the developer uploads a fixed version, thus impacting on the reputation of both store and app developer. In this paper, we envision a new generation of app stores that: (a) reduce human intervention to maintain mobile apps; and (b… 

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