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Inferring Semantically Related Software Terms and their Taxonomy by Leveraging Collaborative Tagging
ICSM 2012: 28th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance: Riva Del Garda, Trento, Italy: 23-28 September 2012: Proceedings
  • Shaowei WANG, Singapore Management University
  • David LO, Singapore Management University
  • Lingxiao JIANG, Singapore Management University
Publication Type
Conference Proceeding Article
Publication Date
9-2012
Abstract
Millions of people, including those in the software engineering communities have turned to microblogging services, such as Twitter, as a means to quickly disseminate information. A number of past studies by Treude et al., Storey, and Yuan et al. have shown that a wealth of interesting information is stored in these microblogs. However, microblogs also contain a large amount of noisy content that are less relevant to software developers in engineering software systems. In this work, we perform a preliminary study to investigate the feasibility of automatic classification of microblogs into two categories: relevant and irrelevant to engineering software systems. We extract features from the textual content of the microblogs and the titles of any URLs mentioned in the microblogs. These features are then used to learn a discriminative model used in classifying relevant and irrelevant microblogs. We show that our trained model can achieve a promising classification performance.
Keywords
  • Bug reports,
  • Collaborative tagging,
  • Engineering community,
  • Exact matching,
  • Feature location,
  • Semantic similarity,
  • Semantic taxonomies,
  • Similarity metrics,
  • Software products,
  • Software project,
  • User study
ISBN
9781467323130
Identifier
10.1109/ICSM.2012.6405332
Publisher
IEEE
City or Country
Piscataway, NJ
Additional URL
http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICSM.2012.6405332
Citation Information
Shaowei WANG, David LO and Lingxiao JIANG. "Inferring Semantically Related Software Terms and their Taxonomy by Leveraging Collaborative Tagging" ICSM 2012: 28th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance: Riva Del Garda, Trento, Italy: 23-28 September 2012: Proceedings (2012) p. 604 - 607
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/david_lo/99/