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Evidence-Based Software Engineering and Systematic Reviews

1st Edition

By Barbara Ann Kitchenham, David Budgen, Pearl Brereton

Chapman and Hall/CRC

433 pages

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In the decade since the idea of adapting the evidence-based paradigm for software engineering was first proposed, it has become a major tool of empirical software engineering. Evidence-Based Software Engineering and Systematic Reviews provides a clear introduction to the use of an evidence-based model for software engineering research and practice.

Table of Contents

The Evidence-Based Paradigm. Evidence-Based Software Engineering (EBSE). Planning a Review. Forms of Secondary Study. Searching for Primary Studies. Study Selection. Assess Study Quality. Extract Study Data. Synthesis. Knowledge Translation. Controlled Experiments. Controlled Quasi-Experiments. Case Studies. Surveys. Qualitative studies. Replication.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Programming / Games
COMPUTERS / Software Development & Engineering / General