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Empirical research has now become an essential component of software engineering yet software practitioners and researchers often lack an understanding of how the empirical procedures and practices are applied in the field. Empirical Research in Software Engineering: Concepts, Analysis, and Applications shows how to implement empirical research pro
Introduction. Systematic Literature Reviews. Software Metrics. Experimental Design. Mining Data from Software Repositories. Data Analysis and Statistical Testing. Model Development and Interpretation. Validity Threats. Reporting Results. Mining Unstructured Data. Demonstrating Empirical Procedures. Tools for Analyzing Data. Appendix. References. Index.