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Software Visualization Highlights at ICPC and ICSE 2013

Last week, the software engineering community met in San Francisco for ICSE 2013 to discuss recent advances in the field. Co-located to this big event, ICPC 2013 provided a forum for discussing specific questions on program comprehension. In this post, I … Continue reading

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VLHCC 2012

Call For Papers – VL/HCC 2012 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing September 30 – October 4, 2012 Innsbruck, Austria, co-located with MODELS’12 http://vlhcc.org/ From the beginning of the computer age, people have sought easier ways to learn, … Continue reading

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The Secret Life of Bugs

A paper by Jorge Aranda and Gina Venolia entitled The Secret Life of Bugs: Going Past the Errors and Omissions in Software Repositories, (ACM Link) presented at ICSE 2009 presents a field study they conducted with Microsoft Developers and how … Continue reading

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An Empirical Comparison of the Accuracy Rates of Novices using the Quorum, Perl, and Randomo Programming Languages

An interesting paper entitled An Empirical Comparison of the Accuracy Rates of Novices using the Quorum, Perl, and Randomo Programming Languages by Andreas Stefik, Susanna Siebert, Melissa Stefik, Kim Slattery was presented at a workshop I co-organised PLATEAU 2011. We … Continue reading

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Empirical Studies in Information Visualization: Seven Scenarios

A paper on Empirical Studies in Information Visualization: Seven Scenarios (IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 30 Nov. 2011.) by Heidi Lam, Enrico Bertini, Petra Isenberg, Catherine Plaisant and Sheelagh Carpendale take a new scenario based look at evaluation … Continue reading

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