The Experimental Paradigm in Software Engineering

  title={The Experimental Paradigm in Software Engineering},
  author={Victor R. Basili},
  booktitle={Experimental Software Engineering Issues},
One important characteristic about software is that it can be complex; complex to build and complex to understand. There are a variety of reasons for this. For example, we often choose software for a part of the solution, rather than hardware, because it is the part of the solution we least understand, or it is something new, or there is a requirement for change and evolution of the function or structure. In all of these cases complexity is introduced, the development becomes error prone… CONTINUE READING
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