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Title: Supervised Software Modularisation
Authors: Hall, Mathew
Walkinshaw, Neil
McMinn, Phil
Issue Date: Sep-2012
Presented at: Accepted for presentation at 28th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance, 23-30 September 2012, Riva del Garda, Trento, Italy
Start Date: 23-Sep-2012
End Date: 30-Sep-2012
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Citation: Publication forthcoming in the Proceedings of the 28th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance, 2012
Abstract: This paper is concerned with the challenge of reorganising a software system into modules that both obey sound design principles and are sensible to domain experts. The problem has given rise to several unsupervised automated approaches that use techniques such as clustering and Formal Concept Analysis. Although results are often partially correct, they usually require refinement to enable the developer to integrate domain knowledge. This paper presents the SUMO algorithm, an approach that is complementary to existing techniques and enables the maintainer to refine their results. The algorithm is guaranteed to eventually yield a result that is satisfactory to the maintainer, and the evaluation on a diverse range of systems shows that this occurs with a reasonably low amount of effort.
Links: http://selab.fbk.eu/icsm2012/index.php?p=deta(...)
http://hdl.handle.net/2381/10886
Version: Pre-print
Type: Conference Paper
Rights: Copyright © 2012 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other users, including reprinting/ republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted components of this work in other works.
Description: Accepted for presentation at 28th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance, 23-30 September 2012, Riva del Garda, Trento, Italy and submitted to the IEEE for publication in the Proceedings of this Conference.
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