Promises and Perils of Inferring Personality on GitHub

@article{Mil2021PromisesAP,
  title={Promises and Perils of Inferring Personality on GitHub},
  author={Frenk van Mil and Ayushi Rastogi and Andy Zaidman},
  journal={Proceedings of the 15th ACM / IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM)},
  year={2021}
}
  • Frenk van Mil, Ayushi Rastogi, A. Zaidman
  • Published 13 July 2021
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the 15th ACM / IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM)
Background: Personality plays a pivotal role in our understanding of human actions and behavior. Today, the applications of personality are widespread, built on the solutions from psychology to infer personality. Aim: In software engineering, for instance, one widely used solution to infer personality uses textual communication data. As studies on personality in software engineering continue to grow, it is imperative to understand the performance of these solutions. Method: This paper compares… 

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