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Extraction of Library Update History Using Source Code Reuse Detection
Kanyakorn JEWMAIDANG Takashi ISHIO Akinori IHARA Kenichi MATSUMOTO Pattara LEELAPRUTE
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2018/03/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1361
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Software Engineering
visualization, software reuse, source code similarity, repository mining,
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This paper proposes a method to extract and visualize a library update history in a project. The method identifies reused library versions by comparing source code in a product with existing versions of the library so that developers can understand when their own copy of a library has been copied, modified, and updated.