Empirical Studies of Programmers: Sixth Workshop (Google eBook)

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Wayne D. Gray, Deborah Ann Boehm-Davis
Intellect Books, Jan 1, 1996 - Computers - 278 pages
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The papers in this volume represent the work presented at the 1996 workshop. One of the goals of the workshop, in 1986, was to bring together the small and disparate group of researchers who were wrestling with difficult and complex issues of programming. The text includes papers, posters, tutorials and panels used at the 1996 workshop.
  

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Contents

Evaluating the Effect of Inheritance on the Maintainability of ObjectOriented Software
39
DisplayBased Problem Solving Strategies in Computer Programming
59
An Investigation of External Representations Program
77
Prototyping Tools for Expert and Novice Application Development
99
Evaluating Program Representation in a Demonstrational Visual Shell
131
An Empirical Evaluation of TEd a Techniques Editor for Prolog Programming
147
System Structure and Design
163
Learning about the Algebraic Specification of Abstract Data Types
195
The Pitfalls of Changing Programming Paradigms
219
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About the author (1996)

Wayne D. Gray is a researcher in the fields of computational cognitive modeling, interactive behavior, cognitive task analysis, cognitive workload, and human error. Since earning his Ph.D. from U. C. Berkeley he has worked for both government and industry laboratories, as well as universities. He is
currently a Professor of Cognitive Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Dr. Gray is a past Chair of the Cognitive Science Society and the founding Chair of the Human Performance Modeling technical group of the Human Factor & Ergonomics Society.

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