Chapter 1 briefly described some ideas about the need for experimentation in SE. This chapter discusses in more detail this question. In particular, section 2.2. analyses what use the process of experimentation is to any scientific and engineering discipline, that is, analyses how scientific experimentation contributes to the development of a science or branch of engineering. We will see how these ideas are also applicable to a scientific discipline to be used for software development.
KeywordsMechanistic Model Software Development Technological Research Scientific Method Design Time
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