Drawing on numerous examples from papers published in PLDI 2019, I argue that scatter plots can be easier to understand than bar charts.
Drawing on numerous examples from papers published in PLDI 2019, I argue that normalised data should usually be plotted on a logarithmic scale.
A Checklist Manifesto for Empirical Evaluation: A Preemptive Strike Against a Replication Crisis in Computer Science
To avoid an empirical replication crisis in programming languages research, PL researchers should employ the best scientific practices for empirical evaluation. A SIGPLAN empirical evaluation committee has assembled a checklist to help.