Duplicate code detection using control statements

Sudhamani, M. and Lalitha, R. (2015) Duplicate code detection using control statements. International Journal of Computer Applications Technology and Research, 4 (10). pp. 728-736.

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Abstract

Code clone detection is an important area of research as reusability is a key factor in software evolution. Duplicate code degrades the design and structure of software and software qualities like readability, changeability, maintainability. Code clone increases the maintenance cost as incorrect changes in copied code may lead to more errors. In this paper we address structural code similarity detection and propose new methods to detect structural clones using structure of control statements. By structure we mean order of control statements used in the source code. We have considered two orders of control structures: (i) Sequence of control statements as it appears (ii) Execution flow of control statements.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Control Statements and Control Structure and Execution Flow and Similarity Value and Structural Similarity
Subjects: D Physical Science > Computer Science
Divisions: Department of > Computer Science
Depositing User: Shrirekha N
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2019 10:26
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2019 10:26
URI: http://eprints.uni-mysore.ac.in/id/eprint/3836

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