The Bridge was a database aggregating information from multiple software development repositories. What made it unique was that it built a graph over the artifacts based both on structural relationships among the items but also textual allusions in plain-text.
- Gina Danielle Venolia, Textual Allusions to Artifacts in Software-related Repositories, no. MSR-TR-2006-73, May 2006.
- Gina Danielle Venolia, Combining node-and-link graph rendering with a timeline for sensemaking in software development repositories, no. MSR-TR-2006-75, April 2006.
- Gina Venolia, Textual allusions to artifacts in software-related repositories, in MSR '06: Proceedings of the 2006 international workshop on Mining software repositories, Association for Computing Machinery, Inc., New York, NY, USA, 2006.
- Gina Venolia, Bridges Between Silos: A Microsoft Research Project, January 2005.