|Comparing 2 programs... firstname.lastname@example.org (Gerald Strout) (1998-09-22)|
|Re: Comparing 2 programs... Xavier.Leroy@inria.fr (Xavier Leroy) (1998-09-22)|
|Re: Comparing 2 programs... karlcz@ISI.EDU (Karl Czajkowski) (1998-09-22)|
|Re: Comparing 2 programs... email@example.com (Bruce Ediger) (1998-09-26)|
|Re: Comparing 2 programs... firstname.lastname@example.org (Dr. Tim McGuire) (1998-10-10)|
|From:||Bruce Ediger <email@example.com>|
|Date:||26 Sep 1998 01:52:39 -0400|
John Levine writes:
>[There are text comparison programs, but if there's something that can
>tell you how similar two independently written programs are, it's news
>to me. -John]
Has anyone mentioned Brenda Baker's work?
"On Finding Duplication and Near-Duplication in Large Software
Systems", Proc. Second IEEE Working Conference on Reverse Engineering,
July, 1995, pp. 86-95.
The paper describes a system for finding "similar" chunks of code.
Brenda Baker's web page has a number of papers describing her work in
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