Improvement in Method Verb Recommendation Technique Using Association Rule Mining

Yuki KASHIWABARA  Takashi ISHIO  Katsuro INOUE  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems   Vol.E98-D   No.11   pp.1982-1985
Publication Date: 2015/11/01
Publicized: 2015/08/13
Online ISSN: 1745-1361
DOI: 10.1587/transinf.2015EDL8069
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Software Engineering
recommendation,  verb in method name,  association rule,  

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In a previous study, we proposed a technique to recommend candidate verbs for a method name so that developers can consistently use various verbs. In this study, we improve the rule extraction technique proposed in this previous study. Moreover, we confirm that the rank of each correct verb recommended by the new technique is higher than that by the previous technique.