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Wed 11 Nov 2020 17:11 - 17:12 at Virtual room 2 - Productivity

One often-quoted truism in software engineering is that good programmers are “much much better” than bad programmers. The size of “much much better” is widely debated, but ranges such as 10 times more productive are often cited as conservative estimates. This article argues that such statements are misleading and miss numerous important effects. Based on the studies described later, it would appear that some programmers are not inherently exceedingly better than others.

Conference Day
Wed 11 Nov

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17:00 - 17:30
17:00
2m
Talk
Assisting the Elite-driven Open Source Development through Activity Data
Paper Presentations
Zhendong WangUniversity of California, Irvine
17:03
1m
Talk
Attention Tracking for Developers
Student Research Competition
Rozaliya AmirovaInnopolis University, Russia
DOI
17:05
1m
Talk
CRSG: A Serious Game for Teaching Code Review
Tool Demos
Kaan ÜnlüBilkent University, Barış ArdıçBilkent University, Turkey, Eray TüzünBilkent University
Link to publication DOI Authorizer link Pre-print
17:07
1m
Talk
Establishing Key Performance Indicators for Measuring Software-Development Processes at a Large Organization
Industry Papers
Cem SürücüVolkswagen Financial Services, Germany / University of Magdeburg, Germany, Bianying SongVolkswagen Financial Services, Germany, Jacob KrügerUniversity of Magdeburg, Germany, Gunter SaakeUniversity of Magdeburg, Germany, Thomas LeichHarz University of Applied Sciences, Germany
DOI
17:09
1m
Talk
How to Succeed in the Software Business While Giving Away the Source Code: The AdaCore Experience
Journal First
17:11
1m
Talk
The End of the Myth of Individual Programmer Productivity
Journal First
William R. NicholsCarnegie Mellon University/Software Engineering Institute
17:12
2m
Talk
Unveiling Elite Developers’ Activities in Open Source Projects
Journal First
Zhendong WangUniversity of California, Irvine, Yang FengNanjing University, Yi WangCoCo Labs, USA, James JonesUniversity of California, Irvine, David RedmilesUniversity of California, Irvine
17:14
16m
Talk
Conversations on Productivity
Paper Presentations
Ben BrosgolAdaCore, Kaan ÜnlüBilkent University, Rozaliya AmirovaInnopolis University, Russia, Zhendong WangUniversity of California, Irvine, William R. NicholsCarnegie Mellon University/Software Engineering Institute, M: Alexander SerebrenikEindhoven University of Technology