Issue No. 01 - Jan.-Feb. (2019 vol. 36)
Tao Zhang , Computer Science and Technology, Harbin Engineering University
Jiachi Chen , Computing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Xiapu Luo , Computing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Tao Li , Computer Science and Technology, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications
As the number of desktop software and mobile apps is rapidly increasing, resolving bugs is a key task. Developers often examine bug reports (BRs) in software repositories to get hints for fixing the bugs. The quality of BRs is important. Pieter Hooimeijer and Westley Weimer created a descriptive model for the lifetime of a BR.
Computer bugs, Mobile communication, Object recognition, Software maintenance, Mobile applications
T. Zhang, J. Chen, X. Luo and T. Li, "Bug Reports for Desktop Software and Mobile Apps in GitHub: What's the Difference?," in IEEE Software, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 63-71, 2019.