The Open Source Proving Grounds

The paper has been published in the 2005 Workshop on the Evaluation of Software Defect Detection Tools (Bugs 2005).


Open source software is an attractive target when developing and evaluating software defect detection tools. This position paper discusses some of the benefits and challenges I have encountered as a researcher interacting with the open source community.

Full Paper

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