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CSMR
2011
IEEE
7 years 10 months ago
RTFM (Read the Factual Mails) - Augmenting Program Comprehension with Remail
—The advent of globalization has led to the adoption of distributed software development as a common practice. One of its drawbacks -the absence of impromptu meetingsis tackled w...
Alberto Bacchelli, Michele Lanza, Vitezslav Humpa
ICSE
2009
IEEE-ACM
8 years 4 months ago
CocoViz with ambient audio software exploration
For ages we used our ears side by side with our ophthalmic stimuli to gather additional information, leading and supporting us in our visualization. Nowadays numerous software vis...
Sandro Boccuzzo, Harald Gall
COMSIS
2007
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8 years 6 months ago
Constructing program animations using a pattern-based approach
The aim of this paper is to discuss how our pattern-based strategy for the visualization of data and control flow can effectively be used to animate the program and exhibit its beh...
Daniela Carneiro da Cruz, Pedro Rangel Henriques, ...
CORR
2006
Springer
80views Education» more  CORR 2006»
8 years 6 months ago
Mental Representations Constructed by Experts and Novices in Object-Oriented Program Comprehension
Previous studies on program comprehension were carried out largely in the context of procedural languages. Our purpose is to develop and evaluate a cognitive model of object-orient...
Jean-Marie Burkhardt, Françoise Déti...
ICSE
2010
IEEE-ACM
8 years 8 months ago
Supporting developers with natural language queries
The feature list of modern IDEs is steadily growing and mastering these tools becomes more and more demanding, especially for novice programmers. Despite their remarkable capabili...
Michael Würsch, Giacomo Ghezzi, Gerald Reif, ...
ICSE
1999
IEEE-ACM
8 years 10 months ago
CHIME: Customizable Hyperlink Insertion and Maintenance Engine for Software Engineering Environments
Source code browsing is an important part of program comprehension. Browsers expose semantic and syntactic relationships (such as between object references and definitions) in GU...
Premkumar T. Devanbu, Yih-Farn Chen, Emden R. Gans...
ICSM
1999
IEEE
8 years 10 months ago
Browsing and Searching Software Architectures
Software architecture visualization tools tend to support browsing, that is, exploration by following concepts. If architectural diagrams are to be used during daily software main...
Susan Elliott Sim, Charles L. A. Clarke, Richard C...
WCRE
2000
IEEE
8 years 10 months ago
A Structured Demonstration of Program Comprehension Tools
This paper describes a structured tool demonstration, a hybrid evaluation technique that combines elements from experiments, case studies, and technology demonstrations. Developer...
Susan Elliott Sim, Margaret-Anne D. Storey
CSMR
2009
IEEE
8 years 11 months ago
Discovering Comprehension Pitfalls in Class Hierarchies
Despite many advances in program comprehension, polymorphism and inheritance are still the cause of many misunderstandings in object-oriented code. In this paper, we present a sui...
Petru Florin Mihancea, Radu Marinescu
IWPC
2002
IEEE
8 years 11 months ago
The Role of Concepts in Program Comprehension
The paper presents an overview of the role of concepts in program comprehension. It discusses concept location, in which the implementation of a specific concept is located in the...
Václav Rajlich, Norman Wilde
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