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An Empirical Study on End-users Productivity Using Model-based Spreadsheets

@article{Beckwith2011AnES,
  title={An Empirical Study on End-users Productivity Using Model-based Spreadsheets},
  author={Laura Beckwith and J. Cunha and J. Fernandes and Jo{\~a}o Saraiva},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2011},
  volume={abs/1112.4190}
}
  • Laura Beckwith, J. Cunha, +1 author João Saraiva
  • Published 2011
  • Computer Science
  • ArXiv
  • Spreadsheets are widely used, and studies have shown that most end-user spreadsheets contain nontrivial errors. To improve end-users productivity, recent research proposes the use of a model-driven engineering approach to spreadsheets. In this paper we conduct the first systematic empirical study to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of this approach. A set of spreadsheet end users worked with two different model-based spreadsheets, and we present and analyze here the results achieved. 
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