Empirical Software Engineering

, Volume 13, Issue 2, pp 219–221 | Cite as

The role of replications in empirical software engineering—a word of warning



Software Engineering Systematic Literature Review Original Experiment Independent Replication Ancillary Data 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computing and MathematicsKeele UniversityKeeleUK

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