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TechDebt 2021
Wed 19 - Fri 21 May 2021
co-located with ICSE 2021
Wed 19 May 2021 17:20 - 17:40 at TechDebt Room - TD Characteristics and Contexts Chair(s): Apostolos Ampatzoglou

Technical debt (TD) has been recognized as an important quality problem for both software architecture and code. The evolution of TD techniques over the past years has led to a number of research and commercial tools. In addition, the increasing trend of opportunistic reuse (as opposed to systematic reuse), where developers reuse code assets in popular repositories, is changing the way components are selected and integrated into existing systems. However, reusing software opportunistically can lead to a loss of quality and induce TD, especially when the architecture is changed in the process. However, to the best of our knowledge, no studies have investigated the impact of opportunistic reuse in TD. In this paper, we carry out an exploratory study to investigate to what extent reusing components opportunistically negatively affects the quality of systems. We use one commercial and one research tool to analyze the TD ratios of three case systems, before and after opportunistically extending them with open-source software.

https://conf.researchr.org/resetPassword/icse-2021/d617d0fe-f66b-4de6-b6ba-36573befeafc (Capilla-TD-Oppo-Reuse.pdf)509KiB

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17:00 - 17:50
TD Characteristics and ContextsTechnical Papers at TechDebt Room
Chair(s): Apostolos Ampatzoglou University of Macedonia
Frequency and Impact of Technical Debt Characteristics in Companies Producing Mechatronic Products
Technical Papers
Fandi Bi Technical University of Munich, Birgit Vogel-Heuser Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Litong Xu
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Impact of Opportunistic Reuse Practices to Technical Debt
Technical Papers
Rafael Capilla Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Tommi Mikkonen University of Helsinki, Carlos Carrillo Technical University of Madrid, Francesca Arcelli Fontana University of Milano - Bicocca, Ilaria Pigazzini University of Milano-Bicocca, Valentina Lenarduzzi LUT University
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Security Debt: Characteristics, Product Life-Cycle Integrations and Items
Technical Papers
Jabier Martinez Tecnalia, Nuria Quintano Tecnalia, Alejandra Ruiz Tecnalia, Izaskun Santamaria Tecnalia, Iker Martinez de Soria Tecnalia, José Arias Tecnalia
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