Evidence-Based Software Engineering

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Glossary - ethics


The study of standards of conduct and moral judgement. (Collins English Dictionary) Codes of ethics for software engineering are published by the British Computer Society and the ACM/IEEE. Any empirical study that involves human participants should be vetted by the department's ethics committee to ensure that it does not disadvantage any participants in any way.

This entry was last updated on 5 August 2008