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Issue No. 06 - November/December (2009 vol. 26)
ISSN: 0740-7459
pp: 56-59
David Lorge Parnas , Middle Road Software
Bill Curtis , Cast Software
ABSTRACT
Is software engineering suffering from a lack of sound empirical research? "In Empirical Research in Software Engineering: A Critical View," David Lorge Parnas (Middle Road Software) debates this issue with Bill Curtis (Cast Software) who writes "Are Rigorous Experiments Realistic for Software Engineering?"
INDEX TERMS
empirical research, software engineering, analysis, independent variables, controlled experiments, exploratory observational studies
CITATION
David Lorge Parnas, Bill Curtis, "Point/Counterpoint", IEEE Software, vol. 26, no. , pp. 56-59, November/December 2009, doi:10.1109/MS.2009.184
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