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ICPC 2020
Mon 13 - Wed 15 July 2020
co-located with ICSE 2020
Tue 14 Jul 2020 15:36 - 15:48 at ICPC - Session 7: About Developers Chair(s): Wahab Hamou-Lhadj

Today, there is a wide range of techniques to support software comprehension. However, we do not fully understand yet what techniques really help novices, to comprehend a software system. In this paper, we present a master level project course on software evolution, which has a large focus on software comprehension. We collected data about student’s experience with diverse comprehension techniques during focus group discussions over the course of two years. Our results indicate that systematic code reading can be supported by additional techniques to guiding reading efforts. Most techniques are considered valuable for gaining an overview and some techniques are judged to be helpful only in later stages of software comprehension efforts.

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icpc-2020-research
15:00 - 16:00: Research - Session 7: About Developers at ICPC
Chair(s): Wahab Hamou-LhadjConcordia University, Montreal, Canada
icpc-2020-research15:00 - 15:12
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Gina BaiNorth Carolina State University, Joshua Kayani , Kathryn StoleeNorth Carolina State University
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icpc-2020-research15:12 - 15:24
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Norman PeitekLeibniz Institute for Neurobiology, Janet SiegmundTU Chemnitz, Sven ApelSaarland University
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icpc-2020-research15:24 - 15:36
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Martín DiasUniversity of Chile, Diego OrellanaUniversity of Chile, Santiago VidalISISTAN-CONICET, Leonel MerinoUniversity of Stuttgart, Alexandre BergelUniversity of Chile
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icpc-2020-programming-education15:36 - 15:48
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Regina HebigUniversity of Gothenburg, Truong Ho-Quang, Rodi JolakChalmers | University of Gothenburg, Jan SchroederChalmers | University of Gothenburg, Linero HumbertoChalmers University of Technology, Ågren MagnusChalmers University of Technology, Salome MaroChalmers | University of Gothenburg
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icpc-2020-industry15:48 - 16:00
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Ralf LämmelFacebook London, Alvin KerberFacebook, Liane Praza
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