Ronald J. Leach

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Student programs in electronic form can be tested by the instructor against his or her own test data. There are other advantages to electronic submission. We report on the use of software metrics analysis tools to determine "similarities" in student programs. Availability of these tools has virtually eliminated student copying of assignments.
Much of the existing work on the psychology of programmers has been experimental. The purpose of this initial study is to help provide some avenues for future experimental research by addressing creativity in computer scientists. We studied several writings and published interviews with a number of prominent computer scientists in an effort to understand(More)