Projects & Tools

Component Retrieval - CompRE Overview

CompRE is a component search tool based on Semantic Web technologies, it's developed as a plug-in for the Eclipse Integrated Development Environment (IDE).

CompRE's search is based on multi-faceted description of API components, it enables the following four different types of queries against a pre-populated Knowledge Base:

  • Pure semantic-based queries
  • Type or signature-based queries
  • Metadata keyword queries
  • Blended queries of the previous three types