Restriction: Must be in Computer Science (Master's) program; or must be in Computer Science (Doctoral) program; or permission of instructor.
Credit only granted for: CMSC838G (Fall2005) or CMSC634.
A graduate-level introductory course on empirical reseach methods for computer scientists. Experimental techniques for evaluating software systems and processes, human performance using interfaces, programming environments, and software engineering methods. Introduction to constructs and methods of measurements, qualitative and quantitative design, quasi-experimental and non-experimental design, baseline design, and statistical analysis.