Feasibility of Comparing FOSD approaches

Empirical Comparison of FOSD Approaches Regarding Program Comprehension - A Feasibility Study



Thesis

Download thesis as pdf (~10 MB)

Source code

CPP version of the MobileMedia SPL (zip)
CIDE version of the MobileMedia SPL (zip)

HTML versions of the source code:
CPP version
CIDE version

For converting the source code into HTML files, we used an Eclipse plugin, which can be found at: http://www.java2html.de/eclipse.html

Programming Experience

Since we our subjects were enrolled at a German university, we administered the questionnaire in German: German (pdf)
An English version can be downloaded, as well: English (pdf)

Follow-up Experiment

We used a simple IDE, similar to the browser setting (see HTML versions of the source code). It is available for Linux and Windows.
Linux (used for the experiment)
Windows

Descriptive statistics of our sample
Linux (used for the experiment)
Windows