Empirical Studies of Programmers: Second Workshop (Google eBook)
Gary M. Olson, Sylvia Sheppard, Elliot Soloway
Intellect Books, 1987 - Computers - 263 pages
This volume contains the papers presented at the second workshop on Empirical Studies of Programmers. They represent a variety of approaches and topics covering the research in this area. All the chapters present research that bears on programmers. Together with the first volume edited by Elliot Soloway and Sitharama Iyengar, these chapters contribute to a growing knowledge base about how programmers go about their task and how they progress from novice to expert levels.
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Mental Representations of Programs for Student
Communication Breakdowns and Boundary Spanning Activities
Breakdowns and Processes During the Early Activities of Software
Comprehension Strategies in Programming
An Empirical Study
A Model of Device Use
Improving Childrens Debugging Skills
An Analysis of the OnLine Debugging Process
When and How Do Programmers Change
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