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Author Murphy-Hill, Emerson ♦ Willaims, Laurie
Source CiteSeerX
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Software Developer Generalize ♦ Software Engineering Researcher ♦ Software Engineering ♦ Keywords-software Development ♦ Propose Several Practical Way Researcher ♦ Software Engineering Generalization ♦ Study Software Developer ♦ Abstract Research ♦ Software Engineering Research Community
Abstract Abstract—Research that studies software developers can have a larger impact when its results generalize to other contexts. However, it is often unclear if, how, and why such results generalize. In this position paper, we aim to motivate software engineering researchers to generalize their findings. To meet this aim, we firstly enumerate the dimensions in which software engineering generalizations are made, and secondly, propose several practical ways researchers can make their work more generalizable. In meeting our aim, we hope to help the software engineering research community maximize their impact outside of software engineering. Keywords-software development; generalization; research I.
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study