Publications

2016

McBurney, P. W., Liu, C., McMillan, C., "Automated Feature Discovery via Sentence Selection and Source Code Summarization", in Journal of Software: Evolution and Process (JSEP), 26 pages., Accepted.

2015

McBurney, P. W., McMillan, C., "Automatic Source Code Summarization of Context for Java Methods", in IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE), accepted.

Rodeghero, P., Liu, C., McBurney, P. W., McMillan, C., "An Eye-Tracking Study of Java Programmers and Application to Source Code Summarization", in IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE), accepted.

P. W. McBurney. 2015. "Automatic documentation generation via source code summarization," In Proceedings of the 37th International Conference on Software Engineering - Volume 2 (ICSE '15), Vol. 2. IEEE Press, Piscataway, NJ, USA, 903-906.

McBurney, P. W., McMillan C.,"An Empirical Study of the Textual Similarity between Source Code and Source Code Summaries", in Empirical Software Engineering (EMSE), accepted. (pre-print)

2014

McBurney, P. W., Liu, C., McMillan, C., and Weninger, T., "Improving Topic Model Source Code Summarization", in Proc. of 22nd International Conference on Program Comprehension, Early Research Achievements Track (ICPC'14 ERA), Hyderabad, India, June 2-3 2014, 4 pages. [pdf]

McBurney, P. W., McMillan, C., "Automatic Documentation Generation via Source Code Summarization of Method Context", in Proc. of 22nd IEEE International Conference on Program Comprehension (ICPC '14), Hyderabad, India, June 2-3 2014, 12 pages. [pdf]
Best Paper Award

Rodeghero, P., McMillan, C., McBurney, P. W., Bosch, N., D'Mello, S., "Improving Automated Source Code Summarization via an Eye-Tracking Study of Programmers", in Proc. of 36th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE'14), Hyderabad, India, May 31-June 7 2014, 12 pages. (20% acceptance)[pdf]
Distinguished Paper Award