PPIG WIP 1996 - 1st Work-in-Progress Workshop 27 - 29 Sep 1996, Loughborough University of Technology, UK

PPIG WIP 1996 Programme

Fri, 27 Sep

Welcome Address

  • Pioneering a New Opportunity
    Ray Dawson


Chair: Ray Dawson

  • Automated software understanding and its application to tutoring novices
    Dr Diana Bental

Programming Environments

Chair: Ray Dawson

  • Which way up is your editor?
    Gada Kadoda

  • Cognitive Dimensions of NOPS: An Environment for Object-Oriented Learning
    Mark Ireland


Sat, 28 Sep

Graphics and Cognition

Chair: Diana Bental

  • Chasing the Intuition of an Industry: Can Pictures Really Help Us Think?
    Alan Blackwell

  • Pictorial Aids in Computer Use
    Raquel Navarro

  • Hidden Contexts in Object-Oriented Diagrams: Does familiarity breed contempt?
    Ron Newsham



Chair: Ron Newsham

  • Sex and Violence
    Tony Clarke

Empirical Studies

  • Teaching C Pointers to Novice Programmers using an ITS: An Empirical Study
    Bunny J. Tjaden


Sightseeing Trip

Programming Paradigms

Chair: Pat Fung

  • Spreadsheets and Programming
    Dominic Gehring

  • Design Strategies in Concurrent Programming
    Charles W. Kann

  • Languages and Paradigms - Some Topics to Discuss
    Andreas Harnack


Sun, 29 Sep


Chair: Charles W. Kann

  • Student modelling: some issues, some answers, but even more questions
    Dr Pat Fung

Industrial Psychology of Programming Issues

Chair: Charles W. Kann

  • Gaining Acceptance of Software Whole Life Cost by IT Staff
    Malcolm Bradley

Invited Tutorial

  • Eperience a typical hour in the life of a professional programmer
    Alan Blackwell & Helen Arnold

Visualisation 1

Chair: Bunny J. Tjaden

  • Non-Visual Visual Programming: Graphical Programming for Blind Programmers
    David Bennett

  • Building Program Metaphors
    Damien Ploix

Visualisation 2

Chair: Gada Kadoda

  • The Visualization of Genetic Algorithms - Design Survey
    Trevor Collins

Software Design Processes

Chair: Gada Kadoda

  • A Pragmatic View of Software Design Activities and the Implications for Tool Support
    Georgios P. Iliadis

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