Roy Maxion


Experiments, Methods, Measurements, Instruments: A Few Details


Much of computer science and computer security & privacy is based on the results of experiments.  The dependability or reliability of these results turns on a number of details regarding the experimental methodology itself, how various experimental factors are measured, and the instruments with which those measurements are taken.  This talk reviews a few details of experimentation that are overlooked at the risk of failure or, perhaps worse, propagating wrong results.