Replicated results are more trustworthy

M. Shepperd    Brunel University London, Uxbridge, United Kingdom

Abstract

The need to replicate results is a central tenet throughout science, and empirical software engineering is no exception. The reasons are threefold.

Keywords

Replication; Meta-analysis; Reproducible studies; Validity; Blind analysis; Reporting protocols

The Replication Crisis

The need to replicate results is a central tenet throughout science, and empirical software engineering is no exception. The reasons are threefold.

First, it's a means of testing ...

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