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README.md

How to Run SimpleGenderComputer

To run, first install dependencies:

pip install -r requirements.txt

Then generate a set of names to compare:

python getGender.py

Inside this file you will see:

gc = SimpleGenderComputer('nameLists') 

Publication

We have use this tool to analyze Peer Parity in a recent paper: Someone Like Me: How Does Peer Parity Influence Participation of Women on Stack Overflow?

BibTeX:

@inproceedings{ford2017someone,
author={Ford, Denae and Harkins, Alisse and Parnin, Chris},
title={{Someone Like Me}: How Does Peer Parity Influence Participation of Women on Stack Overflow?},
booktitle = {Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC)},
series = {VL/HCC '17},
pages={239-243}, 
doi={10.1109/VLHCC.2017.8103473}, 
year={2017},
month={Oct}
}

This tool has been inspired by Vasilescu et al.'s genderComputer tool.