Refactoring: Current Research and Future Trends

Tom Mens, Serge Demeyer, Bart Du Bois, Hans Stenten, Pieter Van Gorp

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In this paper we provide an detailed overview of existing research in the field of software restructuring and refactoring, from a formal as well as a practical point of view. Next, we propose an extensive list of open questions that indicate future research directions, and we provide some partial answers to these questions.
Original languageEnglish
Article number3
Pages (from-to)483-499
Number of pages17
JournalElectronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2003
Externally publishedYes


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