Trend Analysis on the Metadata of Program Comprehension Papers
As program comprehension is a vast research area, it is necessary to get an
overview of its rising and falling trends. We performed an n-gram frequency
analysis on titles, abstracts and keywords of 1885 articles about program
comprehension from the years 2000-2014. According to this analysis, the most
rising trends are feature location and open source systems, the most falling
ones are program slicing and legacy systems.