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A Combined Concept Location Method for Java Programs

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2 Author(s)
Dapeng Liu ; Wayne State Univ., Detroit ; Shaochun Xu

Concept location is one of the fundamental activities during software maintenance which locates the parts of the source code where a specific concept is implemented. The methods for concept location include static and dynamic approaches: the former includes string pattern matching, dependence graph search, and IR-based techniques, while the latter includes debugging, profiling, and tracing. Both concept location approaches have been proved to be effective in some situations. However, they are challenged by modern event-driven programs. We proposed a novel concept location method which combines static methods and dynamic tracing. We also validated its effectiveness and efficiency by conducting two case studies.

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Computer Software and Applications Conference, 2007. COMPSAC 2007. 31st Annual International  (Volume:2 )

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24-27 July 2007

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