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Title: How do i know whether to trust a research result?
Authors: Shepperd, M
Keywords: Matthews correlation coefficient;Meta-analysis;Research results;Researcher bias;Scientific research;Software defect prediction;Software engineering;Statistical significance
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: IEEE Computer Society
Citation: IEEE Software, 32 (1): 106 - 109, (February 2015)
Abstract: A meta-analysis indicated that some areas of computer science research are subject to researcher bias. However, rather than mistrust all scientific research, researchers should examine research to determine its validity.
Description: (c) 2015 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other users, including reprinting/ republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted components of this work in other works.
ISSN: 0740-7459
Appears in Collections:Dept of Computer Science Research Papers

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