MSR 2020
Mon 29 - Tue 30 June 2020
co-located with ICSE 2020
Tue 30 Jun 2020 14:48 - 15:00 at MSR:Zoom - ML4SE Chair(s): Kevin Moran

Software documentation largely consists of short, natural language summaries of the subroutines in the software. These summaries help programmers quickly understand what a subroutine does without having to read the source code him or herself. The task of writing these descriptions is called “source code summarization” and has been a target of research for several years. Recently, AI-based approaches have superseded older, heuristic-based approaches. Yet, to date these AI-based approaches assume that all the content needed to predict summaries is inside subroutine itself. This assumption limits performance because many subroutines cannot be understood without surrounding context. In this paper, we present an approach that models the file context of subroutines (i.e. other subroutines in the same file) and uses an attention mechanism to find words and concepts to use in summaries. We show in an experiment that our approach extends and improves several recent baselines.

Tue 30 Jun
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14:00 - 15:00: Technical Papers - ML4SE at MSR:Zoom
Chair(s): Kevin MoranWilliam & Mary/George Mason University

Q/A & Discussion of Session Papers over Zoom (Joining info available on Slack)

msr-2020-papers14:00 - 14:12
Live Q&A
Chen YangVeracode, Inc., Andrew SantosaVeracode, Inc., Ang Ming Yi, Abhishek Sharma Singapore Management University, Singapore, Asankhaya SharmaVeracode, Inc., David LoSingapore Management University
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msr-2020-papers14:12 - 14:24
Live Q&A
Rhys ComptonUniversity of Waikato, Eibe FrankDepartment of Computer Science, University of Waikato, Panos Patros, Abigail KoayUniversity of Waikato
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msr-2020-papers14:24 - 14:36
Live Q&A
Abdulkarim KhormiFlorida State University, USA - Jazan University, KSA, Mohammad AlahmadiFlorida State University, Sonia HaiducFlorida State University
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msr-2020-papers14:36 - 14:48
Live Q&A
Gustavo PintoUFPA, Breno MirandaFederal University of Pernambuco, Supun DissanayakeThe University of Adelaide, Marcelo d'AmorimFederal University of Pernambuco, Christoph TreudeThe University of Adelaide, Antonia BertolinoCNR-ISTI
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msr-2020-papers14:48 - 15:00
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Sakib HaqueUniversity of Notre Dame, Alexander LeClairUniversity Of Notre Dame, Lingfei WuIBM Research, Collin McMillanUniversity of Notre Dame
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