PPIG 1999 Programme

Doctoral Consortium

  1. Evaluating notations for the specification of time Maria Kutar University of Herfordshire, UK
  2. Component relationships depend on skill in programming Jeffrey Feddon & Neil Charness Florida State Univrsity, US
  3. Thinking parallel:the process of concurrency Yifat Ben-David Kolikant Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
  4. Developing an experiment workbench to study software reuse from a cognitive perspective Fabrice Retkowsky Sussex University, UK
  5. The role of comprehension in object-oriented code inspection Alastair Dunsmore University of Strathcylde, UK
  6. Concept maps for collaboration -- plans for an empirical study Eric Fehse University of Leeds, UK

Evening Drinks and ceilidh at the Feast & Firkin

Tue, 5 January 1999

Cognitive Structures in Programming

  1. Keynote: Software design, reuse and comprehension: some perspectives of research Françoise Détienne INRIA, France
  2. Mental representation and imagery in program comprehension Raquel Navarro-Prieto and José J. Cañas Campus de la Cartuja, Spain
  3. Focal structures in Prolog Pablo Romero Sussex University, UK

Causes of complexity

  1. Desirable features of educational theorem provers - a cognitive dimensions viewpoint Gada Kadoda & Dan Diaper Bournemouth University, UK Roger Stone Loughborough University, UK
  2. Investment of attention as an analytic approach to cognitive dimensions Alan Blackwell University of Cambridge, UK Thomas Green University of Leeds, UK
  3. Spatial measures of software complexity Chris Douce University of Brighton, UK P. J. Layzell UMIST, UK Jim Buckley University of Limerick, Ireland
  4. Getting a GRiP on the comprehension of data-flow visual programming languages Judith Good University of Edinburgh, UK Paul Brna University of Leeds, UK

Evening buffet dinner and PPIG quiz at the Hogshead

Wed, 6 January 1999

Analysis of Structure

  1. Keynote: Patterns: the architecture of software Russell Winder King's College London, UK
  2. A cognitive interactive dimension analysis tool Chris Roast & Jawed Siddiqui Sheffield Hallam University, UK
  3. Getting rid of the single notation paradigm with multiple views Jorma Sajaniemi University of Joensuu, Finland
  4. Representation and structure in the re-use of design rationale by novice analysts Georgios P. Iliadis Loughborough University, UK

Teaching, Learning, and Communicating

  1. Bricolage Forever! Mordechai Ben-Ari Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
  2. ENCAL: a prototype computer-based learning environment for teaching calculator representations Andrew Harrop University of Leeds, UK
  3. The need for computer scientists to receive training on people skills Tom Jackson & Ray Dawson Loughborough University, UK
  4. Computer science undergraduates learning logic using a proof editor: work in progress James Aczel & Pat Fung Open University, UK R. Bornat Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London, UK M. Oliver University of North London, UK T. O'Shea Birkbeck College, University of London, UK B. Sufrin University of Oxford, UK

Evening Workshop Dinner at Hansa's Restaurant

Thu, 7 January 1999

Behold the Future

  1. Software Design Practice with Components : An Empirical Study Amnart Pohthong & David Budgen
  2. Programming with a purpose: Hank, gardening and schema theory Paul Mulholland & Stuart Watt Open University, UK
  3. Evaluating Hank Trevor Collins & Pat Fung Open University, UK
  4. EPSRC and support for the psychology of programming Nigel Birch EPSRC, UK

The PPIG discussion session. Evening survivor's party, Thomas's house.

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