International Journal of Computer Applications
Defect prediction is the process of predicting the fault prone module using some pre-mined patterns or rules. Several statistical and mathematical strategies have been used in recent past to these rules. However, the interpretability of these rules is the matter of concern. In real development process an expert is required to demonstrate the working of mined patterns which prevents the use of these mined patterns in software development process. Considering these facts, in this paper the authors tried to find the combination of attribute-value pair which indicates the bug. These attribute-value pair is known as defect pattern. For defect pattern mining they used GUHA (General Unary Hypothesis Automaton) procedure which is oldest yet very powerful method of pattern mining.