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ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology (TOSEM), Volume 20 Issue 1, June 2010

Types and modularity for implicit invocation with implicit announcement
Friedrich Steimann, Thomas Pawlitzki, Sven Apel, Christian Kästner
Article No.: 1
DOI: 10.1145/1767751.1767752

Through implicit invocation, procedures are called without explicitly referencing them. Implicit announcement adds to this implicitness by not only keeping implicit which procedures are called, but also where or when—under implicit...

Method and developer characteristics for effective agile method tailoring: A study of XP expert opinion
Kieran Conboy, Brian Fitzgerald
Article No.: 2
DOI: 10.1145/1767751.1767753

It has long been acknowledged that software methods should be tailored if they are to achieve optimum effect. However comparatively little research has been carried out to date on this topic in general, and more notably, on agile methods in...

Clone region descriptors: Representing and tracking duplication in source code
Ekwa Duala-Ekoko, Martin P. Robillard
Article No.: 3
DOI: 10.1145/1767751.1767754

Source code duplication, commonly known as code cloning, is considered an obstacle to software maintenance because changes to a cloned region often require consistent changes to other regions of the source code. Research has provided...