Most good empirical software engineering papers that contain a study follow the same structure for its presentation. As far as I know, this structure was not invented by a single researcher, but developed gradually over the course of many publications.
Professional readers expect your case study to follow this structure, too. The audience that really matters for your publication—your thesis supervisor, his PhD advisor or program committee members—all are professional readers.
The goal of this article is to describe this structure: the basic building blocks of thesis chapters or paper sections that make up case study presentations. Continue reading “How to Write a Case Study”