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Learning to answer programming questions with software documentation through social context embedding

Li, Jing; Sun, Aixin; Xing, Zhenchang


Official software documentation provides a comprehensive overview of software usages, but not on specific programming tasks or use cases. Often there is a mismatch between the documentation and a question on a specific programming task because of different wordings. We observe from Stack Overflow that the best answers to programmers’ questions often contain links to formal documentation. In this paper, we propose a novel deep-learning-to-answer framework, named QDLinker, for answering...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Information Sciences
DOI: 10.1016/j.ins.2018.03.014
Access Rights: Open Access


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