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Clinical-Track Faculty Candidate: Andrew Brooks

Friday, May 8, 2015, 9:30 am
Andrew Brooks
480 Dreese Labs
2015 Neil Ave
Columbus, OH 43210

Empirical Software Engineering

First, an introduction to the field of empirical software engineering will be given The importance of being able to replicate results will be emphasized. Then the results of a replication study, a software testing experiment, will be presented. It will be shown that in the replication study, with automated supported, state-based testing was found to fall less short of the effectiveness achieved by use-case testing.
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Andrew Brooks is a J-1 visiting professor at the University of Minnesota Duluth. He has BSc (astrophysics) and MPhil (astronomy) degrees from the University of Edinburgh, and a PhD degree in computer science from the University of Strathclyde. His doctoral thesis showed how data mining techniques can be used to analyze data from human-computer interaction experiments, resulting in a better understanding of the nature of the results. He is a member of the ACM, IEEE, and BCS.

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