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Novice Programming Mistakes

Amjad Altadmri and Neil C. C. Brown: "37 Million Compilations: Investigating Novice Programming Mistakes in Large-Scale Student Data". SIGCSE'15, Marc...
June 09, 2016

Too Many Knobs

Tianyin Xu, Long Jin, Xuepeng Fan, Yuanyuan Zhou, Shankar Pasupathy, and Rukma Talwadker: "Hey, You Have Given Me Too Many Knobs! Understanding and Deal...
June 09, 2016

A Software Engineering Homunculus

A cortical homunculus is a graphical representation showing how much of the brain is devoted to different parts of the body: ...
June 09, 2016

Perceived Relevance

David Log, Nachiappan Nagappan, and Thomas Zimmermann: "How Practitioners Perceive the Relevance of Software Engineering Research". ESEC/FSE'15, Augus...
June 09, 2016

Hidden Truths in Dead Software Paths

Michael Eichberg, Ben Hermann, Mira Mezini, and Leonid Glanz: "Hidden Truths in Dead Software Paths". ESEC/FSE'15, August 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1...
June 09, 2016