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Preprint linking at ICSE 2017

Preprint linking at ICSE 2017

As many of you already know, the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), the flagship conference in our field, started...

Pint of Science 2017 in Munich

Pint of Science 2017 in Munich

From May 15th to 17th, we organised once again the Pint of Science festival in Munich, an event dedicated to...

Philosophy of Science for Software Engineers

A few weeks ago, I gave two guest lectures on philosophy of science for software engineers at the university of Stuttgart....

May the 4th [paper] be with you: Recapitulation of the discussions around the new ICSE 2017 submission policy

May the 4th [paper] be with you: Recapitulation of the discussions around the new ICSE 2017 submission policy

For a couple of weeks now, we can witness heated discussions around the new ICSE 2017 submission policy allowing each author a...

Sneak Peek: ZD.B Junior Research Groups

It is a true pleasure to announce that the Bavarian ministry of Education, Science, and the Arts has accepted our funding programme to...

Case Studies in Industry – Fundamentals and Lessons Learnt

Last year, I gave a tutorial on fundamentals and lessons learnt in conducting case study research in industry. The tutorial...

What is wrong with empirical Software Engineering?

At this year’s meeting of the International Software Engineering Research Network in Beijing, we were running again lots of interesting workshops...

Non-functional Requirements in Model-driven Development

I’d like to give a small shout-out to an ongoing international collaboration with around 20 researchers from 8 countries, initiated and coordinated...

Grounded Theory: A small introduction

Grounded Theory: A small introduction

Most of the data we analyse in our research projects is of textual nature, ranging from interview transcripts and survey...

Scientific methods and their validity

Here are the slides of a talk I gave together with colleagues at our PhD seminar on philosophy of science.

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