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Semantic refactorings

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Refactorings are structured changes to existing software that leave its externally observable behaviour unchanged. The intent is to improve readability, performance or other non-behavioural properties of a program. Agile software engineering processes stress the importance of refactoring to keep program code extensible and maintainable. Despite their apparent benefits, manual refactorings are time-consuming and prone to introducing unintended side effects. Research efforts seek to support and...

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MPLS
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Computer Science
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University of Oxford
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University of Cambridge
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2018-07-02

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