A Survey on Mining Software Repositories

Woosung JUNG  Eunjoo LEE  Chisu WU  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems   Vol.E95-D   No.5   pp.1384-1406
Publication Date: 2012/05/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1361
DOI: 10.1587/transinf.E95.D.1384
Print ISSN: 0916-8532
Type of Manuscript: SURVEY PAPER
Category: Software Engineering
mining,  software,  repository,  extraction,  change,  evolution,  analysis,  

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This paper presents fundamental concepts, overall process and recent research issues of Mining Software Repositories. The data sources such as source control systems, bug tracking systems or archived communications, data types and techniques used for general MSR problems are also presented. Finally, evaluation approaches, opportunities and challenge issues are given.