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In a field study we compared usage and acceptance of a mobile lifestyle coaching application with a traditional web application. The participants (N=40) documented health behaviour (activity and healthy nutrition) daily, trying to reach a defined goal. In addition, health questionnaires and social facilitation features were provided to enhance motivation.(More)
Contracts are a proven tool in software development. They provide specifications for operations that may be statically verified or dynamically validated by contract monitoring. Contract monitoring for lazy programming languages does not have a generally accepted basis. This paper discusses three approaches, eager, semi-eager, and lazy monitoring, all of(More)
Teaching the introductory course on programming is hard, even with well-proven didactic methods and material. This is a report on the first-year programming course taught at Tübingen and Freiburg universities. The course builds on the well-developed systematic approaches using functional programming, pioneered by the PLT group. In recent years, we have(More)
Low back pain is an important problem in industrialized countries. Two key factors limit the effectiveness of physiotherapy: low compliance of patients with repetitive movement exercises, and inadequate awareness of patients of their own posture. The Backtrainer system addresses these problems by real-time monitoring of the spine position, by providing a(More)