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Introduction to the EASE 2016 special section : Evidence-based software engineering: Past, present, and future. / Beecham, Sarah; Bowes, David; Stol, Klaas Jan.

In: Information and Software Technology, Vol. 89, 01.09.2017, p. 14-18.

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