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ICSE
2011
IEEE-ACM
9 years 2 months ago
Mental models and parallel program maintenance
Parallel programs are difficult to write, test, and debug. This thesis explores how programmers build mental models about parallel programs, and demonstrates, through user evaluat...
Caitlin Sadowski
EDM
2009
153views Data Mining» more  EDM 2009»
9 years 8 months ago
Automatic Detection of Student Mental Models During Prior Knowledge Activation in MetaTutor
This paper presents several methods to automatically detecting students' mental models in MetaTutor, an intelligent tutoring system that teaches students self-regulatory proce...
Vasile Rus, Mihai C. Lintean, Roger Azevedo
TVCG
2010
139views more  TVCG 2010»
9 years 9 months ago
Mental Models, Visual Reasoning and Interaction in Information Visualization: A Top-down Perspective
—Although previous research has suggested that examining the interplay between internal and external representations can benefit our understanding of the role of information vis...
Zhicheng Liu, John T. Stasko
IWC
2000
64views more  IWC 2000»
9 years 10 months ago
Lost in hyperspace: metrics and mental models
Being disorientated or lost is one of the fundamental dif
Malcolm Otter, H. Johnson
COGSCI
2002
83views more  COGSCI 2002»
9 years 10 months ago
Strategies in sentential reasoning
Four experiments examined the strategies that individuals develop in sentential reasoning. They led to the discovery of five different strategies. According to the theory proposed...
Jean-Baptiste Van der Henst, Yingrui Yang, Philip ...
JAIR
2008
138views more  JAIR 2008»
9 years 10 months ago
Networks of Influence Diagrams: A Formalism for Representing Agents' Beliefs and Decision-Making Processes
This paper presents Networks of Influence Diagrams (NID), a compact, natural and highly expressive language for reasoning about agents' beliefs and decision-making processes....
Ya'akov Gal, Avi Pfeffer
ICIS
2001
9 years 12 months ago
Shared Mental Models and Coordination in Large-Scale, Distributed Software Development
Despite substantial improvements in the last few years in software engineering and collaboration tools, coordination in large-scale software development continues to be problemati...
J. Alberto Espinosa, Robert E. Kraut, F. Javier Le...
BNCOD
2004
131views Database» more  BNCOD 2004»
9 years 12 months ago
Teaching SQL - Which Pedagogical Horse for This Course?
A student with a Computing Science degree is expected to have reached a reasonable level of expertise in SQL. SQL is a non-trivial skill to master and is taught with different degr...
Karen Renaud, Judy van Biljon
CHI
1996
ACM
10 years 2 months ago
Structuring Information with Mental Models: A Tour of Boston
We present a new systematic method of structuring information using mental models. This method can be used both to evaluate the efficiency of an information structure and to build...
Ishantha Lokuge, Stephen A. Gilbert, Whitman Richa...
FC
2004
Springer
88views Cryptology» more  FC 2004»
10 years 4 months ago
Mental Models of Computer Security
Improved computer security requires improvements in risk communication to naive end users. Efficacy of risk communication depends not only on the nature of the risk, but also on t...
L. Jean Camp
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