Thomas Durieux Collection
Repairnator patches programs automatically
by Martin Monperrus, Simon Urli, Thomas Durieux, Matias Martinez, Benoit Baudry, Lionel Seinturier
Repairnator is a bot. It constantly monitors software bugs discovered during continuous integration of open-source software and tries to fix them automatically. If it succeeds in synthesizing a valid patch, Repairnator proposes the patch to the human developers, disguised under a fake human identity. To date, Repairnator has been able to produce patches that were accepted by the human developers and permanently merged into the code base. This is a milestone for human-competitiveness in software engineering research on automatic program repair....