Published in IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Volume 33, Issue 9, September 1, 2007, pages 637-640.
NOTE: At the time of publication, the author Alex Dekhtyar was not yet affiliated with Cal Poly.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1109/TSE.2007.70721.
Zhang and Zhang argue that predictors are useless unless they have high precison & recall. We have a different view, for two reasons. First, for SE data sets with large neg/pos ratios, it is often required to lower precision to achieve higher recall. Second, there are many domains where low precision detectors are useful.
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