[Haskell-cafe] Suggestions for an empirical master thesis
msuzen at gmail.com
Fri Aug 5 12:28:39 UTC 2016
Why don't you do some graph analysis on the entire hackage using the
metadata? Build a graph and analyse its statistical properties.
On 4 August 2016 at 21:15, Jon Kristensen <info at jonkri.org> wrote:
> Hi, everyone!
> I'm looking for a master thesis topic that is empirical in nature (like,
> statistics, hypothesis testing, etc.).
> The work could involve analyzing either package metadata (Cabal
> information), code (AST), and/or data from some other source, possibly
> comparing similar data from some non-Haskell domain.
> As an example, one idea that was suggested to me was to look at usage
> aggregation, or like, how much of a given package another package is
> actually using (which could be relevant in any orphan-instance discussion).
> From an academic standpoint, it would be good to pick a metric that can be
> validated in some way.
> Thank you!
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