Papers invited to submit an extended version of their paper to the EMSE special issue on program comprehension:

Using IR Methods for Labeling Source Code Artifacts: Is it Worthwhile?
Andrea De Lucia, Massimiliano Di Penta, Rocco Oliveto, Annibale Panichella, and Sebastiano Panichella

Measuring Programming Experience
Janet Feigenspan, Christian Kaestner, Jörg Liebig, Sven Apel, and Stefan Hanenberg

High-MCC Functions in the Linux Kernel
Ahmad Jbara and Dror Feitelson

Do Static Type System Improve Maintainability of Software Systems? An Empirical Study
Sebastian Kleinschmager, Stefan Hanenberg, Romain Robbes, Éric Tanter, and Andreas Stefik

Programmer Information Needs After Memory Failure
Chris Parnin and Spencer Rugaber

Tracking and Visualizing Information Flow in Component-Based Systems
Amir Reza Yazdanshenas and Leon Moonen