PPIG 2003 Programme

Opening Keynote

  1. untitled Anthony Finkelstein INRIA-Rocquencourt, France

Joint Session with EASE

  1. Are Reviews an alternative to pair programming? M. Mueller
  2. An ethnography of XP practice H. Sharp & H. Robinson

Coffee Break

Professional Practice

  1. Software Effort Estimation: unstructured group discussion as a method to reduce individual biasis M. Jørgensen & Kjetil Moløkkeni
  2. Tensions in the adoption and evolution of software quality management systems H. Sharp, F. Hovenden & M.Woodman
  3. Characterising software comprehension for programmers in practice J. Buckley

Expert Discussion

How much is theory ever going to contribute to learning and practice?

Keynote

  1. untitled Chris Hundhausen

Comprehension

  1. Towards authentic measures of program comprehension J. Good & P. Brna
  2. Employing protocol analysis to study use of software documentation S. Owen, D. Budgen, & O.P. Brereton

Coffee Break

CS Education

  1. Little Languages for Little Robots M.Jadud, B Chenoweth & J.Scheleter
  2. A development study of cogntive problems in learning to program R. Tucker
  3. Applying Cognitive load theory to computer science education D. Shaffer, W. Doube & J. Tuovinen
  4. First results of an experiment on using roles of variables in teaching M. Kuittinen & J. Sajaniemi

Lunch

Joint Panel Session with EASE

Why/how should we have psychological/empirical assessment/interest in programming/engineering?

Cognitive Dimensions

  1. Using the cognitive dimensions framework to measure the usability of a class library S. Clarke & C.Becker
  2. Cognitive Dimensions questionnaire applied to visual languages evaluation -- a case study A. Bobkowska
  3. Using cognitive dimensions to compare prototyping techniques A.Dearden, J. Siddiqi & A. Naghsh
  4. Cognitive Dimensions of tangible programming techniques Alan F. Blackwell

Representations

  1. Investigating the influence of structure of user performance with UML interaction diagrams M. Kutar, C. Britton, T. Barker & J. Swan
  2. Java Debugging strategies in multi-representational environments P. Romero, B. du Boulay, R Cox & C. Exton
  3. Does the empirical evidence support visualisation? K. Cox & K. Phalp
  4. Team coordination through externalised mental imagery Marian Petre

Coffee Break

Joint Session with EASE

  1. Some parallels between empirical software engineering and research in human computer interaction Judith Segal

Closing Keynote

  1. untitled Keith Stenning

Lunch

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