01 Role of empiricism

1"empirical", "method", "software engineering"; science vs. engineering;
2work modes Theory, Construction, Empiricism (T, C, E); examples; role of empirical methods
3Quality criteria: credibility and relevance; qualitative vs. quantitative studies
4method archetypes; some useful study types (automated tool benchmarking; holistic field trial of tool or process; interviews + survey; open process investigation; other)
5epistemological stance (positivist, interpretivist); "culture"; summary