KitchenhamMadeyskiBudgen16.SubjectData

Description

If you use this data set please cite this R package and the following paper when accepted: Barbara Kitchenham, Lech Madeyski, David Budgen, Jacky Keung, Pearl Brereton, Stuart Charters, Shirley Gibbs, and Amnart Pohthong, "Robust Statistical Methods for Empirical Software Engineering", Empirical Software Engineering (in press). DOI: 10.1007/s10664-016-9437-5 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10664-016-9437-5), URL: http://madeyski.e-informatyka.pl/download/KitchenhamMadeyski16ESE.pdf

Usage

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Format

A data frame with variables:

Judge

Alphanumeric identifier for each judge

Institution

Numerical value identifying each site from which data was collected

JudgeID

Numerical value odetifying eacjh judge

Age

Age of the judge in years

Eng1st

Whether the judge's first langauage was Enlish: Yes/No

YearsStudy

The number of years have student been studying computing at University: 1, 2, 3, 4

AbstractsRead

Number of abstracts the judge had read prior to the study" 0, 1 to 10, 10+

AbstractsWritten

Whether the judge had ever written an abstract for a scientific report/article

AbstractID

Alphanumeric identifier for an abstract. The first character identies the journal, I=IST, J=JSS, the third digit identifies the time period as 1 or 2, the remaining digits identify the abstract number within the set of abstracts found for the specified journal and time period

Treat

The initial 3 characters of AbstractID

TreatID

A numeric identifier for the journal and time period, 1=IB1, 2=IB2, 3=JB1, 4=JB2

Order

The order in which the judge should have viewed the specified abstract

Completness1NumValue

The numeric answer to completeness question 1

Completness2NumValue

The numeric answer to completeness question 2

Completness3NumValue

The numeric answer to completeness question 3

Completness4NumValue

The numeric answer to completeness question 4

Completness5NumValue

The numeric answer to completeness question 5

Completness6NumValue

The numeric answer to completeness question 6

Completness7NumValue

The numeric answer to completeness question 7

Completness8NumValue

The numeric answer to completeness question 8

Clarity

The response to the clarity question or NA if not answered

NumberOfAnsweredCompletnessQuestions

The number of completeness questions excluding those with NA

TotalScore

Sum of the numeric values of the 8 completeness questions

MeanScore

Sum of the completeness questions 1 to 8 divided by TotalScore

Site

The name of the site which provided the data. HongKong refers to the Polytechnic University, HongKong.2 refers to the City University

Details

Data set collected from 16 judges assessing 4 abstracts at 6 sites: Lincoln University NZ=1, Hong Kong Polytechnic University=2, PSu Thailand=3, Durham=4, Keele=5, Hong Kong City University=6

subjectdata.txt: Judge Institution JudgeID age eng1st years.study abs.read Absid Treat TreatID Order Com.1 Com.2 Com.3 Com.4 Com.5 Com.6 Com.7 Com.8 Clarity num.questions total.score av.score Site

Source

http://madeyski.e-informatyka.pl/reproducible-research/

Examples

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