Discovering Code Cloning in Software Source Code by Fingerprinting
Original Publication Date: 2014-Oct-20
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2014-Oct-20
This document describes a simple code clone detection method that extracts string constants and other idenfitiers (function names, method names, variable names, etc.) from source code and compares these identifiers to a knowledgebase with identifiers extracted from publicly available open source software with the aim of finding copied code.