Sign In

Communications of the ACM

Research Archive


Archives

The Research archive provides access to all Research articles published in past issues of Communications of the ACM.

October 2017


From Communications of the ACM

Technical Perspective: Shedding New Light on an Old Language Debate

"A Large-Scale Study of Programming Languages and Code Quality in GitHub," by Baishakhi Ray, et al., studies whether programming language choice and code quality are related.


From Communications of the ACM

Technical Perspective: Broadening and Deepening Query Optimization Yet Still Making Progress

"Multi-Objective Parametric Query Optimization," by Immanuel Trummer and Christoph Koch is a remarkable tour de force exploration of the combination of both parametric and multi-objective query optimization.


From Communications of the ACM

Multi-Objective Parametric Query Optimization

Multi-Objective Parametric Query Optimization

We propose a generalization of the classical database query optimization problem: multi-objective parametric query (MPQ) optimization.


From Communications of the ACM

A Large-Scale Study of Programming Languages and Code Quality in Github

A Large-Scale Study of Programming Languages and Code Quality in Github

What is the effect of programming languages on software quality? In this study, we gather a very large data set from GitHub in an attempt to shed some empirical light on this question.