Software analytics and its application in practice

Dongmei Zhang, Tao Xie

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A huge wealth of data exists in software life cycle, and hidden in the data is information about the quality of software and services as well as the dynamics of software development. With various analytical and computing technologies, software analytics is to obtain insightful and actionable information for data-driven tasks in engineering software and services. In this chapter, we discuss the different aspects of software analytics, and we also share our lessons learned when putting software analytics into practice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPerspectives on Data Science for Software Engineering
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9780128042069
ISBN (Print)9780128042618
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016


  • Software analytics
  • connection to practice
  • research topics
  • target audience
  • technology pillars

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Computer Science


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