Here, I am chronicling the process for my literature review. I have begun a search for information regarding static and dynamic reverse engineering techniques. The basic question is: what work has been done to integrate static and dynamic reverse engineering techniques? I will be particularly interested in tools, but I want knowledge that can be applied to tools as well. I began with a simple search for "reverse engineering" AND static AND dynamic AND software on three major databases: ieee explore, ACM portal, and CiteSeer. These are the results:
See the Reading List for the list of books that I plan to read from these searches. This is an initial list pruned by title. I will later prune by abstract.
I have completed a first-run at a literature review. Through it, I've found that the research question is too broad. My research should likely focus on sequence diagrams and mixed methods for reverse engineering. Nonetheless, I have 20 documents reviewed, and a report written here. You may find the results in the "attached files" for this page.