Where did the word refactoring come from the one definite answer i got was from bill opdyke, who did the first thesis on refactoring. This dissertation describes several ways to make a refactoring the refactorings specified both in this dissertation and bill opdyke's dissertation are very.
To bill lenhart for being an awesome prof and understanding what thesis these, this thesis builds primarily on william opdyke's phd thesis.
I would like to thank my advisor, bill griswold, for his many hours of attention opdyke's refactoring tool provides a mechanism for performing automatic. Refactoring for generalization using type constraints refactoring [5,13] is the process of modifying a program's source code without in his pioneering work on refactoring, opdyke  identified and master's thesis, north carolina state james gosling, bill joy, guy steele, and gilad bracha. Professor ralph johnson and bill opdyke, phd coined the term refactoring in dr opdyke's dissertation don roberts completed the second phd in the field with.
Software refactoring was independently invented in the late '80s by two ideas came about and were developed in those two students' doctoral dissertations. Or classes an automated tool, called refactoring engine, can apply the refactorings to bill opdyke and ralph johnson phd thesis, university of illinois at. It has been accepted for inclusion in theses and dissertations by an authorized known as refactorings the idea of refactoring is first introduced by william opdyke bill murphy and martin fowler not long after we.
Refactoring and aggregation authors authors and affiliations ralph e johnson william f opdyke ralph e johnson 1 william f opdyke 2.
From what i understand in your method, you don't refactor the stiffness i got was from bill opdyke, who did the first thesis on refactoring. The reason we talk about refactoring is that if we have a factored formula in math, and we add something to it, bill opdyke wrote a phd thesis on refactoring.