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Back to School: Mining Summer School 2010

April 7, 2010 Leave a comment

June 9-12, 2010.
School of Computing, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada.
Sponsored by MITACS.

The Mining Software Repositories (MSR) field analyzes the rich data available in software repositories to uncover interesting and actionable information about software systems and projects. It has gained popularity since 2004 with the first instance of the MSR workshop (now conference) and continues to be one of the fastest growing fields in the area of software engineering.

This summer school will provide students with opportunities to learn the background needed to excel in this emerging and important field. For researchers, the summer school offers a platform to discuss and collaborate on the future of the MSR field. The summer school is also an opportunity for industry to learn how to adopt MSR ideas in practice. The speakers are leading experts on MSR from academia and industry.

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MSR 2010 in Cape Town

April 4, 2010 Leave a comment

MSR 2010 will be May 2-3 in Cape Town, South Africa, co-located with ICSE 2010. Register before April 15 to save extra money.

Here’s a list of papers with (co-)authors from Canadian institutions:

The Evolution of ANT Build Systems.
Shane McIntosh, Bram Adams and Ahmed E. Hassan.

Identifying Licensing of Jar Archives using a Code-Search Approach.
Massimiliano Di Penta, Daniel M. German and Giuliano Antoniol.

Should I Contribute to this discussion?
Walid M. Ibrahim, Nicolas Bettenburg, Emad Shihab, Bram Adams and Ahmed E. Hassan.

Do Stacktraces Help Developers Fix Bugs? (Short Paper)
Adrian Schröter, Nicolas Bettenburg and Rahul Premraj.

Perspectives on Bugs in the Debian Bug Tracking System. (Mining Challenge)
Julius Davies, Hanyu Zhang, Lucas Nussbaum and Daniel M. German.

A Comparative Exploration of FreeBSD Bug Lifetimes. (Mining Challenge)
Gargi Bougie, Christoph Treude, Daniel M. German and Margaret-Anne Storey.

For the full list of papers, including keynotes and invited talks, check the MSR 2010 Advance Program.

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Don’t miss your opportunity to get one of the MSRCanada buttons at the MSR working conference and the ICSE conference in Leipzig.

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