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ESEM
2007
ACM
9 years 1 months ago
A Critical Analysis of Empirical Research in Software Testing
In the foreseeable future, software testing will remain one of the best tools we have at our disposal to ensure software dependability. Empirical studies are crucial to software t...
Lionel C. Briand
ESEM
2007
ACM
9 years 1 months ago
Value-Based Empirical Research Plan Evaluation
Empirical studies are crucial to gain evidence on the effects of software engineering methods and tools in defined contexts. However, empirical studies can be costly and thus need...
Stefan Biffl, Dietmar Winkler
ESEM
2007
ACM
9 years 1 months ago
Evidence relating to Object-Oriented software design: A survey
Context: There is little empirical knowledge of the effectiveness of the object-oriented paradigm. Objectives: To conduct a systematic review of the literature describing empirica...
John Bailey, David Budgen, Mark Turner, Barbara Ki...
ECLIPSE
2007
ACM
9 years 1 months ago
Supporting empirical studies by non-intrusive collection and visualization of fine-grained revision history
This paper presents a code-revision history collection and visualization Eclipse plugin for use in empirical studies of programmers. The revision history is collected non-intrusiv...
Jacky Chan, Alan Chu, Elisa L. A. Baniassad
OSS
2009
Springer
9 years 1 months ago
Reporting Empirical Research in Open Source Software: The State of Practice
Background: The number of reported empirical studies of Open Source Software (OSS) has continuously been increasing. However, there has been no effort to systematically review the ...
Klaas-Jan Stol, Muhammad Ali Babar
METRICS
2003
IEEE
9 years 2 months ago
Issues in Using Students in Empirical Studies in Software Engineering Education
Several empirical studies have been carried out with college students as subjects in the last few years. Researchers often use these studies to pilot experiments before they are c...
Jeffrey Carver, Maria Letizia Jaccheri, Sandro Mor...
PPSN
2004
Springer
9 years 2 months ago
Statistical Racing Techniques for Improved Empirical Evaluation of Evolutionary Algorithms
In empirical studies of Evolutionary Algorithms, it is usually desirable to evaluate and compare algorithms using as many different parameter settings and test problems as possible...
Bo Yuan, Marcus Gallagher
WCRE
2006
IEEE
9 years 3 months ago
The Experimental Paradigm in Reverse Engineering: Role, Challenges, and Limitations
In many areas of software engineering, empirical studies are playing an increasingly important role. This stems from the fact that software technologies are often based on heurist...
Lionel C. Briand
APSEC
2006
IEEE
9 years 3 months ago
Genericity - a "Missing in Action" Key to Software Simplification and Reuse
We hypothesize that certain program complexities and difficulties to realize reuse potentials have their roots in weak mechanisms for generic design of today’s programming techn...
Stan Jarzabek
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