Mastering the principles of application of empirical methods in industry of software engineering. Bases of descriptive statistics, discrete and continuous probability distributions, correlation, statistical tests, used in industry of the software engineering, are examined. Also methods of planning experiment and verification of hypotheses. Application of empirical methods for the analysis of the productivity and reliability of the programmatic systems and others like that.

Course plan:
audience studies - 72hrs.
individual work - 72 hrs.
total -144 hrs.
semester - 5th
form of control - exam.