publication . Master thesis . 2011

Agile Scientists? : Investigating Agile Practices in Scientific Software Development

Sletholt, Magnus Thorstein;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
Abstract
The topic of this master thesis is development of scientific software. The research questions put forth are oriented towards specific agile practices and whether these are present in the development processes of scientific software projects. Moreover, the effects of applying such agile practices, particularly pertaining to the handling of requirements and testing, in scientific software projects are addressed in the thesis. In order to answer the proposed research questions a table consisting of 35 agile practices associated with two central methodologies, Scrum and Extreme Programming, have been applied. Two research methodologies have been used in this the...

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