Chronia explores the CVS/SVN history of software systems. We present a measure for code ownership and a distance between files regarding their commit history (using Hausdorff distance). In our research, we identified a taxonomy of common development patterns, such as Monologue, Dialog, Familiarization, Takeover, Bug-fix, etc…



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  • Tudor Gîrba, Adrian Kuhn, Mauricio Seeberger and Stéphane Ducasse, "How Developers Drive Software Evolution," Proceedings of International Workshop on Principles of Software Evolution (IWPSE 2005), IEEE Computer Society Press, September 2005, pp. 113—122. (view Bibtex, download PDF)
  • Mauricio Seeberger, "How Developers Drive Software Evolution," Masters thesis, University of Bern, January 2006. (view Bibtex, download PDF)


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