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ICSE 2020
Wed 24 June - Thu 16 July 2020
Tue 7 Jul 2020 15:36 - 15:42 at Silla - A3-Code Summarization Chair(s): Shaohua Wang

Programmers should write code comments, but not on every line of code. Because both too few and too many comments are undesirable, programmers must judiciously decide where to write code comments. We have created a machine learning model that suggests locations where a programmer should write a code comment. We trained it on existing commented code to learn locations that are chosen by developers. Once trained, the model can predict locations in new code. Our models achieved precision of 74% and recall of 13% in identifying comment-worthy locations. This first success opens the door to future work, both in the new \emph{where-to-comment} problem and in generating the content of comments.

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icse-2020-paper-presentations
15:00 - 16:00: Paper Presentations - A3-Code Summarization at Silla
Chair(s): Shaohua WangNew Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
icse-2020-papers15:00 - 15:12
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Profir-Petru PârțachiUniversity College London, Santanu Kumar DashUniversity College London, UK, Christoph TreudeThe University of Adelaide, Earl T. BarrUniversity College London, UK
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icse-2020-papers15:12 - 15:24
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Juan ZhaiRutgers University, Xiangzhe XuNanjing University, Yu ShiPurdue University, Guanhong TaoPurdue University, Minxue PanNanjing University, Shiqing MaRutgers University, Lei XuNational Key Laboratory for Novel Software Technology, Nanjing University, Weifeng ZhangNanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Lin TanPurdue University, Xiangyu ZhangPurdue University
icse-2020-papers15:24 - 15:36
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Son NguyenThe University of Texas at Dallas, Hung Phan, Trinh LeUniversity of Engineering and Technology, Tien N. NguyenUniversity of Texas at Dallas
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icse-2020-New-Ideas-and-Emerging-Results15:36 - 15:42
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Annie LouisUniversity of Edinburgh, Santanu Kumar DashUniversity College London, UK, Earl T. BarrUniversity College London, UK, Michael D. ErnstUniversity of Washington, USA, Charles SuttonGoogle Research
icse-2020-papers15:42 - 15:54
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Jian ZhangBeihang University, Xu WangBeihang University, Hongyu ZhangUniversity of Newcastle, Australia, Hailong SunBeihang University, Xudong LiuBeihang University
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icse-2020-New-Ideas-and-Emerging-Results15:54 - 16:00
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Casey CasalnuovoUniversity of California at Davis, USA, Earl T. BarrUniversity College London, UK, Santanu Kumar DashUniversity College London, UK, Prem DevanbuUniversity of California, Emily MorganUniversity of California, Davis