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ICST
2010
IEEE
8 years 9 months ago
Searching for a Needle in a Haystack: Predicting Security Vulnerabilities for Windows Vista
—Many factors are believed to increase the vulnerability of software system; for example, the more widely deployed or popular is a software system the more likely it is to be att...
Thomas Zimmermann, Nachiappan Nagappan, Laurie A. ...
ICST
2010
IEEE
8 years 9 months ago
Longer is Better: On the Role of Test Sequence Length in Software Testing
In the presence of an internal state, often it is required a sequence of function calls to test software. In fact, to cover a particular branch of the code, a sequence of previous...
Andrea Arcuri
ICSE
2010
IEEE-ACM
8 years 9 months ago
Code clone detection in practice
Due to the negative impact of code cloning on software maintenance efforts as well as on program correctness [4–6], the duplication of code is generally viewed as problematic. ...
Florian Deissenboeck, Benjamin Hummel, Elmar J&uum...
RAS
2008
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8 years 10 months ago
Towards long-lived robot genes
Robot projects are often evolutionary dead ends, with the software and hardware they produce disappearing without trace afterwards. Common causes include dependencies on uncommon ...
Paul M. Fitzpatrick, Giorgio Metta, Lorenzo Natale
TSE
2002
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8 years 11 months ago
Disaggregating and Calibrating the CASE Tool Variable in COCOMO II
CASE (Computer Aided Software Engineering) tools are believed to have played a critical role in improving software productivity and quality by assisting tasks in software developme...
Jongmoon Baik, Barry W. Boehm, Bert Steece
TROB
2002
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Constructing reconfigurable software for machine control systems
Reconfigurable software is highly desired for automated machine tool control systems for low-cost products and short time to market. In this paper, we propose a software architectu...
Shige Wang, Kang G. Shin
TOSEM
2002
118views more  TOSEM 2002»
8 years 11 months ago
Modeling software architectures in the Unified Modeling Language
Abstract. The Unified Modeling Language (UML) is a family of design notations that is rapidly becoming a de facto standard software design language. UML provides a variety of usefu...
Nenad Medvidovic, David S. Rosenblum, David F. Red...
SQJ
2002
110views more  SQJ 2002»
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A General Model of Unit Testing Efficacy
Much of software engineering is targeted towards identifying and removing existing defects while preventing the injection of new ones. Defect management is therefore one important ...
Houman Younessi, Panlop Zeephongsekul, Winai Bodhi...
SQJ
2002
106views more  SQJ 2002»
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Energy Metric for Software Systems
Acknowledging the intense requirement for low power operation in most portable computing systems, this paper introduces the notion of energy efficient software design and proposes ...
Alexander Chatzigeorgiou, George Stephanides
SOFTWARE
2002
8 years 11 months ago
Software Engineering Education
Software's increasingly critical role in systems of widespread significance presents new challenges for the education of software engineers. Not only is our dependence on sof...
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