The aim of the course is to get acquainted with and get understanding of several important quantitative and qualitative methods for software engineering research. The following quantitative subjects will be discussed: Fundamental statistical concepts/elementary probability topics, Correlation and regression analysis, Analysis of variance (one-way ANOVA, multi-way ANOVA, ANCOVA, repeated measures, multivariate ANOVA ), Logistic regression, Factor analysis (principal component analysis), Cluster analysis, Non-parametric tests The following qualitative methods will be discussed: Systematic literature review, Grounded theory, Case studies, Experiment design and operation, Analysis and interpretation, Mixed methods, Design research, Ethics
Number of credit hours per week 20
Course eligibility Compulsory
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