Cognitive Support in Software Engineering Tools: a Distributed Cognition Framework

@inproceedings{Walenstein2002CognitiveSI,
  title={Cognitive Support in Software Engineering Tools: a Distributed Cognition Framework},
  author={Andrew Walenstein},
  year={2002}
}
Software development remains mentally challenging despite the continual advancement of training, techniques, and tools. Because completely automating software development is currently impossible, it makes sense to seriously consider how tools can improve the mental activities of developers apart from automating them away. Such mental assistance can be called “cognitive support”. Understanding and developing cognitive support in software engineering tools is an important research issue but… CONTINUE READING
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