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Assessing Developer Beliefs: A Reply to "Perceptions, Expectations, and Challenges in Defect Prediction"

@article{Shrikanth2019AssessingDB,
  title={Assessing Developer Beliefs: A Reply to "Perceptions, Expectations, and Challenges in Defect Prediction"},
  author={N. C. Shrikanth and Tim Menzies},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2019},
  volume={abs/1904.05794}
}
  • N. C. Shrikanth, Tim Menzies
  • Published in ArXiv 2019
  • Computer Science
  • It can be insightful to extend qualitative studies with a secondary quantitative analysis (where the former suggests insightful questions that the latter can answer). Documenting developer beliefs should be the start, not the end, of Software Engineering research. Once prevalent beliefs are found, they should be checked against real-world data. For example, this paper finds several notable discrepancies between empirical evidence and the developer beliefs documented in Wan et al.'s recent TSE… CONTINUE READING

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