Issue No. 01 - January (2007 vol. 40)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2007.37
Tim Menzies , West Virginia University
David Owen , West Virginia University
Julian Richardson , Research Institute for Advanced Computer Science
Although there are times when random search is dangerous and should be avoided, software analysis should start with random methods because they are so cheap, moving to the more complex methods only when random methods fail.
Software engineering, Artificial intelligence, LURCH, TAR3, Data mining
J. Richardson, D. Owen and T. Menzies, "The Strangest Thing About Software," in Computer, vol. 40, no. , pp. 54-60, 2007.