Empirical evaluation of the effects of experience on code quality and programmer productivity: an exploratory study


Dieste O., Aranda A. M. , Uyaguari F., Turhan B., Tosun Kühn A. , Fucci D., ...More

EMPIRICAL SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, vol.22, no.5, pp.2457-2542, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10664-016-9471-3
  • Title of Journal : EMPIRICAL SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
  • Page Numbers: pp.2457-2542

Abstract

There is a widespread belief in both SE and other branches of science that experience helps professionals to improve their performance. However, cases have been reported where experience not only does not have a positive influence but sometimes even degrades the performance of professionals.