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SOTorrent

Sebastian Baltes, Lorik Dumani, Christoph Treude, Stephan Diehl
2018 Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Mining Software Repositories - MSR '18  
Stack Overflow (SO) is the most popular question-and-answer website for software developers, providing a large amount of code snippets and free-form text on a wide variety of topics.  ...  Our vision is that researchers will use SOTorrent to investigate and understand the evolution of SO posts and their relation to other platforms such as GitHub.  ...  Since our goal was to analyze the evolution of SO posts at the level of whole posts and individual post blocks, we had to filter and process the available data.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3196398.3196430 dblp:conf/msr/BaltesDT008 fatcat:dxxh67rub5fqhmxvf5mldh5ife

SOTorrent: Studying the Origin, Evolution, and Usage of Stack Overflow Code Snippets [article]

Sebastian Baltes and Christoph Treude and Stephan Diehl
2019 arXiv   pre-print
SOTorrent provides access to the version history of SO content at the level of whole posts and individual text and code blocks.  ...  Stack Overflow (SO) is the most popular question-and-answer website for software developers, providing a large amount of copyable code snippets.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to thank Lorik Dumani for his help in evaluating different string similarity metrics for reconstructing the version history of Stack Overflow post blocks.  ... 
arXiv:1809.02814v2 fatcat:keaoidcj45c3hkohaj4obonrwa

The Evolution of Stack Overflow Posts: Reconstruction and Analysis [article]

Sebastian Baltes, Lorik Dumani, Christoph Treude, Stephan Diehl
2018 arXiv   pre-print
Stack Overflow (SO) is the most popular question-and-answer website for software developers, providing a large amount of code snippets and free-form text on a wide variety of topics.  ...  Based on different analyses using the dataset, we present: (1) insights into the evolution of SO posts, e.g., that post edits are usually small, happen soon after the initial creation of the post, and  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Florian Reitz for his help with database-related issues and Tobias Zeimetz for creating the post history ground truth.  ... 
arXiv:1811.00804v1 fatcat:jnw2pytubnfondlhtnvc23eqyy

Software Developers' Work Habits and Expertise: Empirical Studies on Sketching, Code Plagiarism, and Expertise Development [chapter]

Sebastian Baltes
2020 Ernst Denert Award for Software Engineering 2019  
Besides, we report on methodological implications of our research and present the open dataset SOTorrent, which supports researchers in analyzing the origin, evolution, and usage of content on Stack Overflow  ...  Then, we explore to what degree developers copy code from the popular online platform Stack Overflow without adhering to license requirements and motivate why this behavior may lead to legal issues for  ...  analysis of the evolution of content on Stack Overflow, including the description of a close relationship between post edits and comments. • An analysis of code clones on Stack Overflow together with an  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-58617-1_4 fatcat:7w4xnov5ffbgjmkojaf32vjmty