IPD - Chair Tichy - Programming Systems

Should Computer Scientists Experiment More? 16 Reasons to Avoid Experimentation

  • Name:

    Journal Article

  • Author:

    Walter F. Tichy

  • Summary

    Computer scientists and practitioners defend their lack of experimentation with a wide range of arguments. Some arguments suggest that experimentation is inappropriate, too difficult, useless, and even harmful. This article discusses several such arguments to illustrate the importance of experimentation forcomputer science.

    Bibtex

    @article{,
    author={Walter F. Tichy},
    title={Should Computer Scientists Experiment More? 16 Reasons to Avoid Experimentation},
    year=1998,
    volume={31},
    url={http://ps.ipd.kit.edu/downloads/za_1998_should_computer_scientists_experiment_more.pdf},
    abstract={Computer scientists and practitioners defend their lack of experimentation with a wide range of arguments. Some arguments suggest that experimentation is inappropriate, too difficult, useless, and even harmful. This article discusses several such arguments to illustrate the importance of experimentation forcomputer science.},
    number={5},
    pages={32-40},
    journal={IEEE Computer},
    }
  • Year:

    1998

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