Postprint version. Published in Companion to the 20th Annual ACM SIGPLAN Conference on Object-oriented Programming, Systems, Languages, and Applications, October 16, 2005, pages 240-241.
Copyright © 2005 David Janzen. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of ACM for your personal use. Not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in Companion to the 20th Annual ACM SIGPLAN Conference on Object-oriented Programming, Systems, Languages, and Applications, and is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1094855.1094954.
NOTE: At the time of publication, the author David Janzen was not yet affiliated with Cal Poly.
This research involves empirical software engineering studies applied in academic and professional settings to assess the influence of test-driven development on software quality. Particular focus is given to internal software design quality. Pedagogical implications are also examined. Initial results and the study protocol and plans will be presented.