Questions tagged [empirical-research]

Questions about methods that empirically measure the quality of computer science models and techniques when applied to real-world scenarios.

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Are there many empirical results about which metaheuristics are well-suited for which problem domains?

One of the nice things about genetic algorithms is that they can easily be used for a diverse array of problem domains, whereas PSO for example seems best-suited for candidates of real-valued vectors (...
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Is this Time analysis strategy right?

I'm working in the time analysis for an algorithm with two optional optimizations variant applied and followed next approach: Create inputs of different lengths for the algorithm Using these inputs ...
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Code metric for code redundancy or code cloning

Is there a common code metric for "code redundancy" or "code cloning"? I think I read somewhere a definition, where the LOC (lines of code) of the redundant code was measured. I also searched for ...
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How to validate usability of software frameworks

My thesis will produce a software framework that can be used by programmers to solve problems in a paticular domain. One of the case studies I want to do to verify the contribution I'm making is to ...