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Clustering software into peer groups based on its apparent functionality allows for simple, intuitive categorization of software that can, in particular, help identify which software uses comparatively more privilege than is necessary to implement its functionality. Such relative comparison can improve the security of a software ecosystem in a number of ways. For example, it can allow market operators to incentivize software developers to adhere to the principle of least privilege, e.g., byarXiv:1510.07308v1 fatcat:vkcjy2vofzge5o7ieosb3gwlze