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Technical debt forecasting: An empirical study on open-source repositories

Dimitrios Tsoukalas; Dionysios Kehagias; Miltiadis Siavvas; Alexander Chatzigeorgiou;
<p>Technical debt (TD) is commonly used to indicate additional costs caused by quality compromises that can yield short-term benefits in the software development process, but may negatively affect the long-term quality of software products. Predicting the future value of TD could facilitate decision-making tasks regarding software maintenance and assist developers and project managers in taking proactive actions regarding TD repayment. However, no notable contributions exist in the field of TD forecasting, indicating that it is a scarcely investigated field. To this end, in the present paper, we empirically evaluate the ability of machine learning (ML) methods t...
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Software Development toolKit for Energy optimization and technical Debt elimination
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 780572
  • Funding stream: H2020
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