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Introduction

  • Miroslaw Staron
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In the introduction chapter, we provide an overview of software engineering both as an engineering discipline and a scientific one. We provide an overview of action research origin and its historical perspective and describe how action research is used currently in the disciplines related to software engineering. The review of usage of action research in the related disciplines shows that there is a need for describing action research focusing on the specifics of software engineering research.

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  • Miroslaw Staron
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  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringUniversity of GothenburgGothenburgSweden

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