Recovering transitive traceability links among software artifacts

Kazuki Nishikawa, Hironori Washizaki, Yoshiaki Fukazawa, Keishi Oshima, Ryota Mibe

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    Although many methods have been suggested to automatically recover traceability links in software development, they do not cover all link combinations (e.g., links between the source code and test cases) because specific documents or artifact features (e.g., log documents and structures of source code) are used. In this paper, we propose a method called the Connecting Links Method (CLM) to recover transitive traceability links between two artifacts using a third artifact. Because CLM uses a different artifact as a document, it can be applied to kinds of various data. Basically, CLM recovers traceability links using the Vector Space Model (VSM) in Information Retrieval (IR) methods. For example, by connecting links between A and B and between B and C, CLM retrieves the link between A and C transitively. In this way, CLM can recover transitive traceability links when a suggested method cannot. Here we demonstrate that CLM can effectively recover links that VSM is hard using Open Source Software.

    元の言語English
    ホスト出版物のタイトル2015 IEEE 31st International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution, ICSME 2015 - Proceedings
    出版者Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
    ページ576-580
    ページ数5
    ISBN(印刷物)9781467375320
    DOI
    出版物ステータスPublished - 2015 11 19
    イベント31st IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution, ICSME 2015 - Bremen, Germany
    継続期間: 2015 9 292015 10 1

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    Other31st IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution, ICSME 2015
    Germany
    Bremen
    期間15/9/2915/10/1

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Software

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    Nishikawa, K., Washizaki, H., Fukazawa, Y., Oshima, K., & Mibe, R. (2015). Recovering transitive traceability links among software artifacts. : 2015 IEEE 31st International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution, ICSME 2015 - Proceedings (pp. 576-580). [7332517] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSM.2015.7332517