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Textual views of source code to support comprehension

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2 Author(s)
Cox, A. ; Fac. of Comput. Sci., Dalhousie Univ., Halifax, NS, Canada ; Collard, M.L.

Source code can be viewed in many ways, with each view facilitating access to different information contained within the code. We explore the role that marked-up textual views can provide in support of software comprehension and maintenance. Text has the advantages of being easily communicated, effectively manipulated with existing tools, and highly scalable. Furthermore, marked-up text models may improve comprehension by expressing information directly within the context of maintainers' focus - the source code they are manipulating. The session intends to explore the expressibility of marked-up text and its applicability in support of program comprehension tasks. Topics will include: the roles these models fulfill, their limitations, their combination, and the exploration of future research directions.

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Program Comprehension, 2005. IWPC 2005. Proceedings. 13th International Workshop on

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15-16 May 2005

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