AVANTES project approved for funding

A two-year project Ad­vanc­ing Nov­el Tex­tu­al Sim­i­lar­i­ty-based So­lu­tions in Soft­ware De­vel­op­ment —   AVANTES has been ap­proved for fund­ing with­in the Ar­ti­fi­cial In­tel­li­gence pro­gramme of the Sci­ence Fund of the Re­pub­lic of Ser­bia. Par­tic­i­pants in the project are ReLDI mem­bers Vuk Batanović, Maja Mil­iče­vić Petro­vić and Tan­ja Samardžić. The project is ded­i­cat­ed to the study of the re­la­tion­ship be­tween pro­gram­ming code se­man­tics and the mean­ing of code com­ments writ­ten in nat­ur­al lan­guages. So­lu­tions re­gard­ing the prob­lems of code com­ment cat­e­go­riza­tion, cross-lev­el se­man­tic sim­i­lar­i­ty and se­man­tic search will be de­vel­oped for both the Ser­bian and the Eng­lish lan­guage. Ad­di­tion­al in­for­ma­tion is avail­able on the project web­site.