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Empirical Software Engineering serves as a vital forum for applied software engineering research with a strong empirical focus.

  • A platform for empirical results relevant to both researchers and practitioners.
  • Features industrial experience reports detailing the application of software technologies.
  • Addresses the gap between research and practice.
  • Promotes industry-relevant research.
  • Encourages studies that can be replicated or expanded upon.

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4.1 (2022)
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4.8 (2022)
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651,301 (2023)

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