EBSE

Evidence-Based Software Engineering

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Glossary - mapping study

Indexmapping study

(Also termed a scoping review.) A form of secondary study intended to identify and classify the set of publications on a topic. May be used to identify 'evidence gaps' where more primary studies are needed as well as 'evidence clusters' where it may be practical to perform a systematic literature review.

This entry was last updated on 5 August 2008