PPIG 1998 - 10th Annual Workshop 5 - 7 Jan 1998, Knowledge Media Institute, Open University, Milton Keynes, UK

Mon, 5 Jan

Software maintenance, development and reuse

  1. An analysis of active and latent errors during object-oriented maintenance
    C. R. Douce & P. J. Layzell

  2. Software reuse from an external memory: the cognitve issues of support tools
    Fabrice Retowsky
    Sussex University, UK

  3. A coding scheme to analyse activities in technical meetings
    Patrick D’Astous & Pierre N. Robillard
    École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
    Françoise Détienne & Willemien Visser
    INRIA, France


  1. Programming for Children
    Allen Cypher
    Stagecast Software Inc, USA

Tue, 6 Jan

Computer programming and program comprehension

  1. Empirical studies of programmers using continuous display capturing
    Marja-Riita Kivi & Tapio Grönfors
    University of Kuopio, Finland

  2. Pruning the trees: The evaluation of notations for domain modelling
    Mark Simos
    Synquiry Technologies, USA
    Alan F. Blackwell
    MRC Applied Psychology Unit, Cambridge, UK

  3. The Software Factory
    Mordechai Ben-Ari
    Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Imagery and syntonicity

  1. Visualization and imagery in teaching programming
    Janne Markkanen, Pertti Saarilouma, Erkki Sutinen & Jorma Tarhio
    University of Helsinki, Finland

  2. A glimpse of expert programmers’ mental imagery
    Marian Petre
    The Open University, UK
    Alan F. Blackwell
    MRC Applied Psychology Unit, Cambridge, UK

  3. Syntonicity and the psychology of programming
    Stuart Watt
    The Open University, UK


  1. Programming for the rest of us: Lessons learned from programmers who do not want to be programmers
    Alexander Repenning
    University of Colorado, USA

Agents and the future

  1. A sensorial language for an autonomous agent
    Elenora Bilotta, Pietro Pantano & Valerio Talarico
    University of Calabria, Italy

Wed, 7 Jan

Helping novices

  1. Supporting the learning of standrd ML
    John Whittle
    University of Edinburgh, UK

  2. HANK: A cognitive modelling language for psychology students
    Paul Mulholland & Stuart Watt
    The Open University, UK

  3. Programming knowledge in ITS for learning functional programming
    Nadezhda V. Gruzdeva
    Moscow State University, Russia

Programming paradigms and transfer

  1. Programming paradigms and program comprehension by novices
    Jan Erik Moström & David Carr
    University of Lulea, Sweden

  2. Modelling state in mind and machine
    Meurig Beynon
    Warwick University, UK

  3. Acquiring object technology concepts: the role of previous software development
    Helen Sharp & Jacqui Griffyth
    The Open University, UK

Discussion plus PPIG business.