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LASCAM aims at producing knowledge on how to improve software development practice based on past experience and evidences elaborated from data recorded in software repositories. 
 

Recent news:

The paper "Bootstrapping Cookbooks for APIs from Crowd Knowledge on Stack Overflow" has been accepted at the Information and Software Technology, with Lucas Souza, Eduardo Campos, Fernanda Madeiral, Klérisson Paixão, Adriano Rocha and Marcelo Maia!!!! March 18.

The paper "Co-Change Patterns: A Large Scale Empirical Study" has been accepted at the Journal of Systems and Software, with Luciana Silva, Marco Túlio Valente e Marcelo Maia! March 14.

Fernanda Madeiral has defended her PhD thesis entitled: On Benchmarks of Bugs for Studies in Automatic Program Repair. March 11.

The paper Recommending Comprehensive Solutions for Programming Tasks by Mining Crowd Knowledge with Rodrigo Fernandes, Chanchal Roy, Masudur Rahman, Kevin Schneider, Klérisson Paixão, and Marcelo Maia has been accepted as *a full paper* for inclusion in the Technical Research Track of ICPC 2019 in Montreal!!!.  March 07.

Our journal-first systematic literature review on bad smells published at IEEE TSE with Elder Sobrinho, Andrea De Lucia, and Marcelo Maia has been accepted for presentation at ICSE'2019 in Montreal!!!!

Marcelo Maia has been awarded with a Productivity Scholarship from CNPq 2018... Bolsa PQ - Produtividade em Pesquisa!

Marcelo Maia has been awarded within the Programa Pesquisador Mineiro XII-2018!!!

The paper "Bears: an Extensible Java Bug Benchmark for Automatic Program Repair Studies" has been accepted at SANER'2019 in the research track, with Fernanda Madeiral, Simon Urli, Marcelo Maia and Martin Monperrus!!! 

The paper "A systematic literature review on bad smells: 5 W's: which, when, what, who, where" has been accepted at IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering - TSE with Elder Sobrinho, Andrea De Lucia, and Marcelo Maia!!!!

Marcus Adriano, former undergraduate student, presented his scientific initiation work at the National Science and Technology Week 2018 at UFU: A study on mining patches for Android fragmentation issues.

The paper Towards an automated approach for bug fix pattern detection has been awarded as the BEST PAPER at VEM'2018 with Fernanda Madeiral, Thomas Durieux, Victor Sobreira, and Marcelo Maia. September, 2018.

@Marcelo  Maia has opened VEM'2018 with the Keynote: "The promises and perils of mining...". The talk reported the history of LASCAM on the land of minng software repositories, and the related challenges to strategically organize the team on that theme. September, 2018.

@Rodrigo  Fernandes has started a internship with prof. Chanchal Roy, University of Saskatchewan, Canada. September, 2018.