Issue No.01 - January/February (2009 vol.26)
Nachiappan Nagappan , Microsoft Research
Andreas Zeller , Saarland University
Thomas Zimmermann , Microsoft Research
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MS.2009.14
Modern programming environments automatically collect lots of data on software development, notably changes and defects. The field of mining software archives is concerned with the automated extraction, collection, and abstraction of information from this data. This is the introduction to a special issue of IEEE Software presenting a selection of the exciting research that is taking place in the field.
programming environments; construction tools; distribution, maintenance, and enhancement; configuration management; data mining
Nachiappan Nagappan, Andreas Zeller, Thomas Zimmermann, "Guest Editors' Introduction: Mining Software Archives", IEEE Software, vol.26, no. 1, pp. 24-25, January/February 2009, doi:10.1109/MS.2009.14