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ICSE 2019
Sat 25 - Fri 31 May 2019 Montreal, QC, Canada
Fri 31 May 2019 14:30 - 14:50 at Viger - Crowdsourcing in Software Engineering Chair(s): Tayana Conte

Crowdsourced testing has been widely adopted to improve the quality of various software products. Crowdsourced workers typically perform testing tasks and report their experiences through test reports. While the crowdsourced test reports provide feedbacks from real usage scenarios, inspecting such a large number of reports becomes a time-consuming yet inevitable task. To improve the efficiency of this task, existing widely used issue-tracking systems, such as JIRA, Bugzilla, and Mantis, have provided keyword-search-based methods to assist users in identifying duplicate test reports. However, on mobile devices (such as mobile phones), where the crowdsourced test reports often contain insufficient text descriptions but instead rich screenshots, these text-analysis-based methods become less effective because the data has fundamentally changed. In this paper, instead of focusing on only detecting duplicates based on textual descriptions, we present CTRAS: a novel approach to leveraging duplicates to enrich the content of bug descriptions and improve the efficiency of inspecting these reports. CTRAS is capable of automatically aggregating duplicates based on both textual information and screenshots, and further summarizes the duplicate test reports into a comprehensive and comprehensible report. To validate CTRAS, we conducted quantitative studies using more than 5000 test reports, collected from 12 industrial crowdsourced projects. The experimental results reveal that CTRAS can reach an accuracy of 0.87, on average, regarding automatically detecting duplicate reports, and it outperforms the classic Max-Coverage-based and MMR summarization methods under Jensen Shannon divergence metric.

Fri 31 May
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14:00 - 15:30: Papers - Crowdsourcing in Software Engineering at Viger
Chair(s): Tayana ConteUniversidade Federal do Amazonas
icse-2019-Software-Engineering-in-Practice14:00 - 14:30
Thomas LaTozaGeorge Mason University
icse-2019-Technical-Papers14:30 - 14:50
hao rui, Yang FengUniversity of California, Irvine, James JonesUniversity of California, Irvine, Yuying LiState Key Laboratory for Novel Software Technology, Nanjing University, Zhenyu ChenNanjing University
icse-2019-Technical-Papers14:50 - 15:10
Junjie WangInstitute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Ye YangStevens institute of technology, Rahul KrishnaNC State University, Tim MenziesNorth Carolina State University, Qing WangInstitute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences
icse-2019-Paper-Presentations15:10 - 15:30